Tunis Air postpones resumption of flights to Libya

  Sunday 16 September 2018 Tunisia closed its airports for Libyan airliners in August 2014 Tunis Air has delayed resumption of flights to and from Libyan airports till a further notice. The Tunisian airliner company said the recent clashes in Tripoli are behind the decision not to resume flights on the set date of this

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President commiserates with U.S., Sudan over natural disasters

President Buhari made his feelings known in a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, in Abuja on Saturday. President Muhammadu Buhari has extended his sympathies to President Donald Trump and the American people over the devastating effects of Hurricane Florence currently ravaging some parts of the

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Meetings of 58th Egyptian-Sudanese committee for Nile waters kicks off in Khartoum

  Committee’s discussion address budget of High Dam, dams in Sudan The regular meeting of the permanent technical mutual committee for Nile waters kicked off on Friday in the Sudanese capital city Khartoum in its 58 round. Meetings of the committee address the needed projects for decreasing the loss in Nile waters and increasing the

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Sudan gets new government as PM keeps finance docket

SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 15 2018 In Summary Sudan has been grappling with an acute foreign exchange shortage and inflation above 65 per cent for several months. Sudan’s economic crisis has only worsened this year despite Washington lifting its decades old embargo on the African country last year. Food Prices have more than doubled, fuel shortages have

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Makkah-Madinah one-way tourist class Haramain train ticket to cost SR75

Abdulaziz Ghazzawi Okaz/Saudi Gaze Jeddah — One-way tourist class Haramain train ticket between Makkah and Madinah will cost SR75, Makkah-Jeddah SR20, Makkah-Rabigh SR40, Jeddah-Rabigh SR23, Jeddah-Madinah SR63, Rabigh-Madinah SR50. One-way business class ticket between Makkah and Madinah will cost SR125 and Makkah-Jeddah SR25. Ticket fare may be slightly increased later with the increase in the frequency

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UN condemns ‘direct attack’ on peacekeepers in South Sudan

16 September 2018  The United Nations is condemning a “direct attack” on its peacekeeping mission in South Sudan after a government soldier shot and wounded a Nepalese peacekeeper. The shooting on Saturday comes three days after South Sudan’s warring sides signed a peace deal to end the civil war. The UN statement says the South

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China to write off portion of Sudan’s debt

INTERNATIONAL / 14 SEPTEMBER 2018 JOHANNESBURG – China has agreed to write off a portion of Sudan’s debt that was incurred through 2015, says Chinese ambassador to the country Li Lianhe. Addressing the media in the Sudanese capital Khartoum on Thursday, the envoy said this deal was reached as part of recent cooperation agreements signed between the

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