Macron-Erdogan row fuels Muslim protest

Israel “unites in shock and condemnation of the atrocious attack” at the Notre-Dame Basilica church in Nice that claimed three lives, said Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. “All civilized peoples must…

Desert Locust outbreak easing in Southwest Asia

The Desert Locust situation continues to improve in Southwest Asia and there are initial signs of improvement in parts of East Africa, according to the United Nations Food and Agriculture…

Locust remain major concern in Red Sea region

Both sides of the Red Sea are being closely monitored for the Desert Locust. The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is reporting that the situation is still developing,…

Rising concern over Red Sea locust swarms 

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is reporting that the Desert Locust situation has improved in Southwest Asia but remains serious in Yemen and parts of…

Iran holds major maritime drill 

The Iranian Military is currently holding a wide-scale exercise in a large maritime region in the Persian Gulf, stretching from the Sea of Oman to the North Indian Ocean. The…

New locust threat to southern Africa 

The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is calling for swift action to combat a surge of desert locusts in the southern African states of Botswana, Namibia and Zimbabwe.…

Locusts continue to plague Africa & Mideast

Aerial and ground control operations by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) remain in effect in many parts of Africa and the Middle East to prevent…