Tunisia denies providing base for US drones over Libya

2016-10-28 17:00

Tunisia has denied a US news report it has allowed Washington to operate unnamed planes from its territory for missions in neighbouring Libya against the Islamic State group.

At least 90 migrants believed dead off Libyan shore

2016-10-27 17:53

The spokesman for the Libyan navy says more than 90 migrants are believed dead after their rickety boat was damaged shortly after leaving the Libyan coast

Egypt upholds life sentence for Muslim Brotherhood leader

2016-10-26 18:13

An Egyptian court has upheld life sentences against the top leader of the country's now outlawed Muslim Brotherhood group and 36 others, including former ministers, in murder and violence charges.

Egypt detains 14 policemen over their role in jailbreak

2016-10-24 21:01

Egyptian prosecutors have ordered the detention of 14 policemen for their alleged role in a deadly jailbreak last week in the Suez Canal city of Ismailia.

WATCH: Ex- Nato chief still calls Libya 'a model intervention'

2016-10-24 16:00

Five years after Muammar Gaddafi’s death, Anders Fogh Rasmussen, the former head of Nato still maintains that the air campaign against Muammar Gaddafi was a "model intervention".

Little known group says it's behind Egypt officer's killing

2016-10-23 14:00

A little known Egyptian group has claimed responsibility for the killing of a senior Egyptian army officer outside his suburban Cairo home.

Libya forces free 13 foreigners from ISIS

2016-10-23 09:00

Forces loyal to Libya's unity government have freed 13 foreigners held by the Islamic State group in its former coastal bastion of Sirte, the forces say.

Mauritania president says two-term limit will stay

2016-10-22 06:57

Mauritanian leader Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz has said a two-term limit for the presidency will remain in place after months of speculation he would attempt to run for a third stint in office.

Armed men attack migrant boat off Libya, four dead, 15 missing: NGO

2016-10-22 06:56

Armed men have attacked a boat carrying migrants off Libya, leaving at least four dead and 15 missing, says German NGO Sea-Watch .

Egypt's govt announces austerity measures

2016-10-21 07:09

Egypt has decreed a cut of up to 20 percent in government expenditure, a move its prime minister says is needed to set an example to follow during a biting economic crisis


EU training Libyan coast guard to curb migrant flows

2016-10-28 11:07

The EU has begun training the Libyan coast guard as part of efforts to curb the growing influx of irregular migrants from North Africa, EU foreign affairs head says.

WATCH: Africans, not foreign donors, must fund AU, says Dlamini-Zuma

2016-10-27 14:00

The chairperson of the AU commission, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has said that Africa must be able to fund the African Union if the continent's programmes are to be successfully implemented.

Bitterness as Egypt rolls out economic reforms

2016-10-26 14:13

Facing a weeks-long shortage in a country already restless with rising prices, Egyptian authorities this week raided a Twinkies snack cake factory and confiscated its sugar stocks - all 2 000 tons.

Egypt's security chief warns of scheme to incite chaos

2016-10-24 19:31

An interior ministry statement published in Egypt's state media says the country is facing "unprecedented challenges" that require a "decisive" response by the police.

Mauritanian released from Guantanamo won't pursue complaints

2016-10-24 07:07

A Mauritanian who returned home after being held at the US detention centre at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, for nearly 14 years says he will not file complaints against the United States or Mauritania.

Senior Egypt military officer shot dead near Cairo

2016-10-23 13:00

A senior Egyptian army officer has been shot dead outside his home in a Cairo suburb, a military official and a relative say.

Egyptian court upholds 20-year jail sentence for Mosri

2016-10-23 07:00

An Egyptian court has upheld a 20-year jail sentence passed against ousted president Mohammed Morsi for his role in the killing of protesters outside the presidential palace in Cairo in December 2012.

Armed men attack migrant boat off Libya, four dead, 15 missing: NGO

2016-10-22 06:57

Armed men have attacked a boat carrying migrants off Libya, leaving at least four dead and 15 missing, says German NGO Sea-Watch .

Egypt's fight against Islamic militancy makes enemies

2016-10-21 18:00

Egypt has made fighting Islamic militants its overriding foreign policy objective, a decision that has brought it closer to Syrian President Bashar Assad, Russia and Iran, in turn antagonising its chief financial backer, Saudi Arabia.

At least 1 400 migrants rescued off Libyan coast

2016-10-21 07:09

At least 1 400 migrants trying to cross the Mediterranean have been rescued off the coast of Libya, according to the Italian coastguard, which co-ordinated the operations conducted mainly by aid ships.

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