Israel, Morocco sign historic Defense MOU

Israeli Minister of Defense Benny Gantz signed a groundbreaking defense Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Moroccan Minister Delegate to the Head of Government in Charge of National Defense, His Excellency…

Locust upsurge declines in Horn of Africa

Desert Locust swarms are continuing to decline in Kenya, Ethiopia and Somalia as a result of ongoing control operations by local governments and The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization…

OPEC output tight amid COVID lockdowns

The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) is preparing to assess its current policy of holding back millions of barrels of daily supply as the third wave of the…

Will Netanyahu meet Saudi leader in UAE?

Speculation had been rising whether Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu would meet Saudi Arabia’s de facto ruler Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in a visit to the United Arab Emirates…

Major powers vie for influence in Sudan

A United States naval destroyer docked on Sudan’s Red Sea coast yesterday, just one day after the arrival of a Russian frigate. The visits are a visible demonstration of rising…

Locusts pose alarming risk to Somalia

The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is warning that the risk of Desert Locust crop damage in Somalia remains both “high and alarming.” According to a news brief…

Israel downplays US arms halt

Israeli leaders are minimizing ramifications posed by the administration of United States President Joe Biden that it intends to review the sale of weapons to the United Arab Emirates. The…

US halts foreign arms deals

The administration of United States President Joe Biden has suspended massive arms sales to foreign nations. The State Department maintained that it is “temporarily pausing the implementation of some pending…

Israel holds talks with Sudan

Israeli Intelligence Minister Eli Cohen led the first-ever official delegation to Sudan to discuss advancing the two nations’ agreement to normalize relations, that was brokered by the United States in…