Friday, September 30, 2022

Saudi Arabia

September 21, 2022

Qatar 2022: Organisers mull relaxation of laws for World Cup visitors

Qatar is a tiny Arab state where many follow the same puritanical school of Sunni Islam as in neighbouring Saudi Arabia.

Qatari police
September 14, 2022

UAE ambassador resumes duties in Iran after six-year exit 

It cut diplomatic ties with Iran in protest against the attacks on the Saudi diplomatic mission in Iran following the Saudi execution of a Shiite cleric.

September 11, 2022

Brazilian returnee excreted 92 wraps of cocaine at Abuja airport: NDLEA

The NDLEA spokesperson said the suspect claimed to have left Nigeria for Mozambique in 2004 and finally relocated to Brazil in 2017.

NDLEA Officers
September 10, 2022

Arrest, detention of my aide by SSS ‘act of terrorism’: Sheikh Gumi

The Islamic scholar asked the secret police to “take him (Mamu) to court” to face trial.

Ahmad Gumi and Tukur Mamu
September 9, 2022

Military accessories, plenty foreign currencies found in Tukur Mamu’s house: SSS

Mr Mamu was linked to international terrorists organisations whose members he planned to meet outside the country.

Tukur Mamu
September 9, 2022

Amnesty condemns Saudi Arabia, warns FIFA against nation’s 2030 World Cup bid

This will be a “sort of crowning glory” to Saudi Arabia’s “sportswashing operations,” said Amnesty International.

September 7, 2022

I don’t know why my aide Mamu was arrested in Egypt: Sheikh Gumi

Mr Mamu was detained at the Cairo International Airport for 24 hours and is being repatriated to Nigeria, many outlets are reporting.

Ahmad Gumi and Tukur Mamu
September 6, 2022

African leaders condemn China, Russia, other polluters over climate change

“Africa does not contribute more than three per cent of global greenhouse gas emissions but suffers disproportionately from its negative consequences.”

September 5, 2022

OPEC+ agrees small oil production cut

The oil producers will reduce output by 100,000 barrels per day (bpd), amounting to only 0.1 per cent of global demand for October.

September 2, 2022

Saudi Arabia eases tourist visa requirements for GCC, other countries

The changed tourist visa policy was part of a decree signed by the Tourism Minister Ahmed Al-Khateeb to “make it quicker and easier to visit Saudi Arabia.”

Saudi map