Tunisia declares state of emergency after deadly bus blast

2015-11-25 10:38

Tunisia’s president Beji Caid Essebsi has declared a nationwide state of emergency and a curfew in the capital after a bomb attack on a presidential guard bus killed at least 12 people.

Confusion in Tunis after bus bomb

2015-11-24 21:01

Eleven people have been killed after a bus was targeted by bombers in downtown Tunis.

Bombers kill election judges, police at North Sinai hotel

2015-11-24 19:00

Two election judges and two police officers have been killed in a suicide attack at a North Sinai hotel

Italy expels 4 Moroccan suspected jihadists

2015-11-24 14:46

Italy has expelled four Moroccans who were found with a video inciting people to “fight the enemies of Islam,” judicial sources say, in the first such move following the Paris terror attacks.

Fire kills at least 18 migrants at Algeria camp

2015-11-24 11:16

A fire has killed at least 18 African migrants and injured another 43 at a camp in Algeria, emergency services say.

Final Egypt vote day turnout poor

2015-11-23 20:34

Few Egyptians have been showing up to vote in the final day of parliamentary elections.

Libyan groups urged to close ranks against ISIS

2015-11-23 14:45

France’s defence minister has told rival armed groups in Libya they will be committing suicide unless they stop fighting each other and take on the ISIS group.

Tunisia group claims beheading of teen shepherd for ISIS

2015-11-23 07:41

A jihadist group has claimed the beheading of a young Tunisian shepherd on behalf of ISIS, accusing him of having informed the army about their movements in the central province of Sidi Bouzid, in a video posted on internet.

Egyptians head to polls again to elect new parliament

2015-11-22 10:29

Egyptians have begun voting across 13 of the country's 27 provinces in the second phase of parliamentary elections.

Shepherd beheading adds to woes of neglected corner of Tunisia

2015-11-20 07:42

The beheading of a young shepherd by jihadists has aroused anger and frustration in Tunisia's Sidi Bouzid where extremist violence has compounded the woes of an impoverished region.


Libya official: Car bomb kills 5 at checkpoint near Tripoli

2015-11-25 08:59

A security official with Libya’s Islamist government says a suicide car bombing has struck a checkpoint in a town near the capital, Tripoli, killing at least five militia fighters.

Bomb attack on Tunisia presidential guard bus kills 11

2015-11-24 19:23

A bomb attack on a bus transporting Tunisia's presidential guard in central Tunis has killed at least 11 people, the interior ministry says.

Algeria military court to try intelligence official

2015-11-24 17:58

Algeria’s former head of counterterrorism will appear in a military court in the country’s first trial of a high-ranking officer in the secret services, according to his lawyer.

Attack in Egypt's Sinai kills 3 police, wounds 12

2015-11-24 11:16

Three policemen have been killed and 12 others have been wounded in an attack on a hotel in the restive northern Sinai Peninsula that involved a suicide car bomb, a report says.

Belgium seeks Morocco's help to track Paris attacker

2015-11-24 05:14

Belgium has asked Morocco to share any intelligence it has to help track a key suspect in connection with the Paris attacks.

Algeria to try former counter-terrorism chief - lawyer

2015-11-23 16:28

Algeria's former head of counter-terrorism is to appear in military court Thursday in the country's first trial of a high-ranking officer in the secret services, his lawyer said.

6 Sudanese found shot dead near Egypt-Israel border

2015-11-23 14:45

The bodies of six Sudanese migrants who were shot dead have been found in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula near the Israeli border, security and health officials say.

Victory for ISIS if no Libya peace deal - French minister

2015-11-22 21:04

Rival sides in chaos-ridden Libya must reach a deal to create a new unity government in order to stop Islamic State jihadists from taking over, the French defence minister says.

Tunisia suspends teacher for wearing face veil

2015-11-21 12:24

Tunisia's education ministry has suspended a primary school teacher and a supervisor for refusing to obey an order to stop wearing the niqab, or full face veil.

Egypt revises security at airports

2015-11-19 22:22

Egypt's president says his country has taken several steps to boost security at air and sea ports.

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