Monthly Archives: December 2018

Iran Hosts Bilateral Talks With Taliban on Afghan Peace

An Afghan Taliban delegation visited Iran on Sunday and held bilateral talks on promoting peace and stability in Afghanistan. The development comes as the Afghan insurgent group claims it has established control over 61 of …

Syria Deaths at Wartime Low in 2018 as Assad Made Gains

A group that closely tracks Syria’s war says nearly 20,000 people were killed in 2018, the lowest annual death toll of the nearly eight-year war.

Fighting died down in much of the country after President …

Former Botswana President Feuds with Government over Trump

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA Donald Trump is a contentious topic in Botswana, where the government is uneasy over a former leader’s harsh criticism of the American president.

The spat pits Ian Khama, who stepped down as …

French, Niger Troops Kill Islamist Insurgents in Joint Operation

PARIS French and Nigerien troops killed around 15 Islamist militants in a joint air and ground operation in south west Niger on Dec. 27, France’s armed forces and Defense Ministry said on Sunday.

The air …

Former Nigerian President Shehu Shagari Dies at 93

LAGOS Shehu Shagari, Nigeria’s second president, whose civilian tenure was sandwiched between two military rulers in an era rocked by coups, has died. He was 93.

Nigeria’s current President Muhammadu Buhari, who unseated Shagari 35 …

DRC Protests Hamper Ebola Epidemic Response

GENEVA The World Health Organization says violent protests in DR Congo’s conflict-ridden North Kivu Province are hampering efforts to control the spread of the Ebola virus. Protests erupted Thursday in response to the government’s decision …

إلى المستقبل: جي أيه سي تحتفل بمفصل معلمي في رحلتها للطاقة الجديدة وتطلق مشروعا مغامرا مع أيسين أيه دبليو

  • اكتمال بناء المرحلة الأولى من مصنع الطاقة الجديدة لجي أيه سي الذكي والصديق للبيئة (“المصنع”)؛ وإذ يمثل استثمارا بقيمة 4.7 مليار يوان (680 مليون دولار أميركي)، هذا المصنع سيبدأ الإنتاج في أيار/مايو 2019، وهو يهدف