Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari is to take personal charge of the country’s crucial oil portfolio, his spokesman, Femi Adesina said on Tuesday, as a deadline loomed for him to finally nominate his cabinet.
The description of the ship’s seizure conflicted in a few instances with an earlier account provided by a separate Saudi-led coalition battling Yemen’s Shiite rebels, which claimed in a statement carried by the state-run Saudi Press Agency that it had foiled the...
Among other arms, 18 armor-piercing shells, 54 anti-tank missiles, 15 battery kits designed for military projectiles and weapons guidance systems were found. The coalition says in a statement released Wednesday that the seizure took place on Saturday a few 241 kilometers (150...
Emir of Kano and the leader of the Nigeria Central Coordinating Team for the 2015 hajj Muhammadu Sanusi II has demanded that the Saudi Arabia government publish the details of victims of last Thursday’s stampede on a dedicated website.
Col. Steve Warren, spokesman for Operation Inherent Resolve in Iraq, said “there is a lot of square miles in Syria“, so pilots accidentally encountering each other in the air is possible, but not likely.
Vladimir Putin has dismissed claims that Russian air strikes have killed civilians in Syria, as his government faces criticism from the West that it bombed moderate rebel factions fighting Syria’s president instead of Islamic State (IS) fighters.
Taliban fighters launched a three-pronged offensive on the capital of the northern Afghan province of Kunduz on Monday, fighting their way through the main entrances to the city, burning buildings and briefly taking over a hospital.
Russia’s defense ministry says its air force carried out around 20 missions targeting Islamic State militants in Syria on Wednesday and destroyed eight positions belonging to the extremists, including a command center.