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Trudeau announces Vancouver as host city of Women Deliver Conference in 2019

News, Politics, World Trudeau announces Vancouver as host city of Women Deliver Conference in 2019   June 13, 2017 Ottawa, Ontario Vancouver will be front and centre of the international women’s rights and leadership movement in 2019 when it hosts the Women Deliver Conference. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made the announcement today that the fifth […]

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Senior diplomat: Somalia will not sever ties with Qatar

Senior diplomat: Somalia will not sever ties with Qatar Attache at embassy in South Africa says Somalia will not retain ties to both Qatar, Saudi Arabia By Hassan Isilow and Mohammed Dhaysane JOHANNESBURG Somalia will not sever ties with Qatar as the Gulf state becomes increasingly isolated from its nieghbors, a senior Somali diplomat has […]

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IGAD’s South Sudan summit begins without President Kiir

IGAD’s South Sudan summit begins without President Kiir Intergovernmental Authority on Development’s extraordinary summit begins in Ethiopia   By Seleshi Tessema ADDIS ABABA Leaders of East Africa’s security and trading bloc in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, called for the revitalization of the 2015 South Sudan peace agreement in a summit in which the president […]

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President Kagame speaks to thousands of Rwandans at Rwanda Day in Brussels, 10 June 2017

June 11, 2017| Arlaadi Online  President Kagame speaks to thousands of Rwandans at Rwanda Day in Brussels, 10 June 2017   “We are writing a new destiny for our nation, one based on unity, hard work, truth and self reliance. When other nations are putting their interests first, why don’t you ask why they ever had […]

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Five days on, five things to know about Qatar-Gulf rift

Five days on, five things to know about Qatar-Gulf rift Qatar vows to defy pressure as Saudi-led bloc hardens stance against Doha despite a flurry of diplomacy. Qatari citizens have been ordered out of Saudi, while its citizens were told to leave Qatar [Reuters] Correction/June 9, 2017: A previous version of this story identified Anwar […]

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Turkish leader backs Qatar amid diplomatic row

Turkish leader backs Qatar amid diplomatic row President Erdogan rejects Arab claims Qatari foundations are linked to terror groups By Ilker Girit ISTANBUL  President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday Turkey would stand by Qatar amid a diplomatic row engulfing the Gulf state. “We will not abandon our Qatari brothers,” Erdogan told members of his […]

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Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel to visit Canada

Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel to visit Canada OTTAWA, June 7, 2017 / The Prime Minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau, today announced that Charles Michel, Prime Minister of Belgium, will visit Canada from June 14 to 16, 2017. The two leaders will meet in Ottawa on June 16. During their meeting, Prime Minister Trudeau and […]

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War-torn Somalia could become tangled in the wealthy Gulf states’ diplomatic spat

War-torn Somalia could become tangled in the wealthy Gulf states’ diplomatic spat The latest diplomatic spat in the Middle East, over Qatar’s alleged ties to terrorism, risks engulfing and destabilizing Somalia, a war-torn Horn of Africa nation struggling to bolster its own fragile democracy after decades of civil war. On Monday night, Somali civil aviation […]

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NEW: West Palm Beach’s A.J. Jama and PermuTrade see no borders

NEW: West Palm Beach’s A.J. Jama and PermuTrade see no borders Susan Salisbury Palm Beach Post Staff Writer   A.J. Jama, CEO and president of PermuTrade LLC. The firm is an energy and construction dry bulk commodities marketing and logistics business in West Palm Beach, Florida. (Allen Eyestone / The Palm Beach Post) AJ Jama […]

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5 Arab States Break Ties With Qatar, Complicating U.S. Coalition-Building

5 Arab States Break Ties With Qatar, Complicating U.S. Coalition-Building BEIRUT, Lebanon — Egypt, Saudi Arabia and three other Arab countries severed all ties with Qatar early Monday, in a renewal of a four-year effort to isolate it and in a sign of a new boldness after a visit to the region by President Trump. […]

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