Gulf Times - Senegal
Qatar-Senegal air transport ties reviewed

Qatar-Senegal air transport ties reviewed

HE the Minister of Transport and Communications Jassim Seif Ahmed al-Sulaiti held talks with the Minister of Tourism and Air Transport of Senegal Alioune Saar, in Doha on Thursday.

Senegal to crack down on huge plastic waste by enforcing law

Senegal to crack down on huge plastic waste by enforcing law

Tired of seeing Senegal's seascapes spoiled by ever-growing mounds of cheap plastic bags, authorities plan to crack down on polluters by imposing fines and further restricting plastic use.

Colombia through to last 16 with 1-0 win, Senegal out

Colombia through to last 16 with 1-0 win, Senegal out

Colombia's Yerry Mina thumped home a second-half header to secure a dramatic 1-0 victory over Senegal on Thursday that catapulted the South Americans into the World Cup last 16 and dumped their African opponents out of tournament.

Honda hits late Japan leveller to blow World Cup group wide open

Honda hits late Japan leveller to blow World Cup group wide open

Substitute Keisuke Honda equalised with 12 minutes left as Japan twice pegged back Senegal in a thrilling 2-2 draw on Sunday that leaves World Cup Group H wide open.

Sudden violence in Senegal's Casamance: Gunmen execute 13 youths

Sudden violence in Senegal's Casamance: Gunmen execute 13 youths

Gunmen ordered youths to lie on the ground deep in the forest of Casamance before summarily executing 13 of them, a survivor said Sunday following the first upsurge in violence in the isolated Senegalese region in years.

Qatar, Dakar cement ties:  Emir's six-nation West Africa tour starts in Senegal

Qatar, Dakar cement ties: Emir's six-nation West Africa tour starts in Senegal

His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani arrived in Dakar on an official visit to the Republic of Senegal.

Senegalese singer charged for remarks against president

Senegalese singer charged for remarks against president

A Senegalese singer was formally charged with ‘offending the head of state and broadcasting fake news’, her lawyer told AFP Wednesday, after audio of her lashing out at President Macky Sall went viral.

20 dead as boat capsizes in Senegal

20 dead as boat capsizes in Senegal

At least 20 people, almost all women, were killed when a wooden boat capsized off Senegal's central coast in a delta region popular with tourists, firefighters told AFP on Tuesday.

22 dead in blaze at Senegal religious retreat

22 dead in blaze at Senegal religious retreat

A fire tore through makeshift straw shelters at a Muslim religious retreat in Senegal, killing at least 22 people and triggering a stampede, firefighters and local media said Thursday.

12 dead, dozens injured in Senegal road crash

12 dead, dozens injured in Senegal road crash

Twelve people were killed and almost 50 injured in western Senegal when a bus crashed into a minibus late Friday after the driver reportedly fell asleep.

Public prosecutor in Senegal

Public prosecutor in Senegal

Senegalese Minister of Justice Sidiki Kaba yesterday met with HE the Public Prosecutor Dr Ali bin Fetais al-Marri and the delegation accompanying him.

US transfers two Libyans from Guantanamo to Senegal

US transfers two Libyans from Guantanamo to Senegal

The Pentagon announced Monday the transfer of two Libyan inmates from the Guantanamo Bay detention centre to Senegal, the latest move under President Barack Obama's contentious plan to shutter the notorious jail.