United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon named a Mauritanian diplomat on Saturday as his envoy to Yemen, charged with trying to broker peace in the Arabian Peninsula country.
Ban notified the UN Security Council on Thursday of
Qatar has recalled its ambassador from Cairo after an Egyptian diplomat accused the Doha government of supporting terrorism in a dispute over Egyptian air strikes on Islamic State targets in Libya.
Egyptian warplanes bombed sites
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi met a special envoy of the Emir of Qatar on Saturday, the latest step in a Saudi-brokered effort to repair relations, regional news agencies reported.
Ties between Cairo and Doha deteriorate
The US has harshly criticised Ambassador Thomas Krajeski for damaging relations with Bahrain.
In a hard-hitting report, the State Department says Ambassador Krajeski's "seat of the pants" leadership style has damaged
The Palestinian ambassador to Prague was killed on Wednesday in an explosion that was triggered when he opened the door to a safe, Czech police said.
Jamal Al-Jamal, 56, died in hospital after the incident at his home on the morni
Qatar has stressed it has had no direct or indirect contact with Syria's regime, as the head of Lebanon's pro-Syria Hizbollah movement said he had received an envoy from Doha.
"Qatar does not have any direct or indire
Nepal has recalled its ambassador in Qatar after she called the Gulf state an "open jail" for Nepalis who suffer labour abuses, and amid outrage about labour conditions and deaths as the emirate prepares to host the 2022 World Cup.
Bahrain's Ambassador to the US Huda Nonoo has hit back after US President Barack Obama compared the country to Iraq and Syria.
In his address at the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday, President Obama said that "t
The Muslim Brotherhood on Monday rejected pleas from international envoys to "swallow the reality" that Mohamed Mursi will not return as Egypt's president.
The envoys from the United States and the European Union, tr
Martin Indyk, a former US ambassador to Israel who heads foreign policy studies at the Brookings Institution think tank, is expected to be named the new US envoy for Middle East peace, a source familiar with the matter said on Sunday.