Ghana concerned about the extension of the terrorist threat to the coastal states of the Gulf of Guinea

To not miss any African news, subscribe to the newsletter of the World Africa from this link. Every Saturday at 6 a.m., find a week of news and debates covered by the editorial staff of the World Africa. Ghanaian police officers from a counter-terrorism unit train in Accra, October 2016. RUTH MCDOWALL / AFP Is … Read more

Iran seizes two Greek tankers in Gulf waters

The Liberian-flagged tanker ‘Ice Energy’ transfers crude oil from the Iranian tanker ‘Lana’ (formerly ‘Pegas’) off Karystos on Greece’s Evia island on May 29, 2022. ANGELOS TZORTZINIS / AFP Tension is rising again in Gulf waters. On Friday May 27, after a helicopter operation carried out by the naval forces of the Revolutionary Guards, the … Read more

Gulf countries benefit from soaring oil prices

Tankers line up in front of a storage tank of the Aramco oil tanker in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, March 21, 2021. AMR NABIL/AP/SIPA Goodbye oil! Soon, electric cars will come out of Saudi Arabia. The American manufacturer Lucid Motors, which counts among its shareholders the Saudi sovereign wealth fund Public Investment Fund, announced at the … Read more

Crew-3 mission completed in the Gulf of Mexico

Crew-3 mission completed in the Gulf of Mexico Saturday, May 7, 2022 6:15 PM (edit) Dragon 2 Endurance after launching the mission ending Crew-3 (Source: NASA / Aubrey Gemignani) Dragon 2 Endurance after launching the mission ending Crew-3 (Source: NASA / Aubrey Gemignani) On May 6, in the morning of Polish time, four astronauts returned … Read more

Faced with maritime piracy in the Gulf of Guinea, the response is getting organized

To not miss anything on African news, subscribe to the newsletter of World Africa from this link. Every Saturday at 6 am, find a week of current events and debates treated by the editorial staff of “Monde Afrique”. Lieutenant-Commander Yves Le Goff, of the French naval vessel “Commandant Birot”, speaks with Nigerian and Ghanaian sailors … Read more

In Dubai, Emmanuel Macron defends his choice to deal with the authoritarian regimes of the Gulf

French President Emmanuel Macron and Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Mohammed Ben Zayed at the French pavilion at the World Expo in Dubai on December 3, 2021. THOMAS SAMSON / AFP The setting, that of the Dubai World Expo, each with more grandiose pavilions than the next, lends itself to staging. The signing of the record … Read more

Lebanon weakened by escalating tensions with the Gulf monarchies

A portrait of George Kordahi, Lebanese Minister of Information, in Sanna, Yemen on October 31, 2021. MOHAMMED HUWAIS / AFP After the icy indifference, climbing. A major diplomatic and economic crisis opened with the adoption by Saudi Arabia, Friday, October 29, of a series of punitive measures against Lebanon. The kingdom was followed by Bahrain, … Read more

Covid. Died General Colin Powell, Gulf War strategist and former US Secretary of State – Observer

In 2001, Colin Powell was named Secretary of State in the George W. Bush Administration, thus assuming a decisive role during the fight against terrorism that followed the attacks of September 11 of that year. It would assume a central role in 2003 during the US invasion of Iraq, when the United States entered Baghdad … Read more

from Morocco to the Persian Gulf, DSK’s good fortune in advising governments

By Anne Michel, Maxime Vaudano and Jérémie Baruch Posted today at 6:00 p.m., updated at 6:15 p.m. Reserved for our subscribers InvestigationA Moroccan resident, the former Managing Director of the IMF has domiciled a company in the tax haven of Ras Al-Khaïma, near Dubai. From Morocco, he provides advice to authoritarian regimes, Russian or Chinese … Read more