Egypt's Sinai: At least 47 fighters, 5 troops killed in battle

2019-05-16 19:04

Forty-seven fighters and five Egyptian soldiers were killed during Egypt's ongoing military offensive in the restive Sinai Peninsula, where it is fighting Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.

UN demands Tunisia drop charges against arms expert

2019-05-15 21:36

The United Nations has rejected Tunisia's reasons for the arrest in March of a UN expert on suspicion of espionage and demanded that charges against him dropped.

WATCH: Ramadan unites Christians and Muslims in Egypt

2019-05-10 21:02

A group of Muslims and Christians have come together in Egypt to give their time to help the needy of society.

Libya air strikes point to possible UAE involvement - UN report

2019-05-07 15:38

United Nations experts are investigating missile strikes near Libya's capital that were fired likely using Chinese-made drones and point to possible involvement by the United Arab Emirates, a confidential report shows.

Libya conflict: Tripoli residents feel the pinch in Ramadan

2019-05-07 07:43

For Muslims, Ramadan is a month of mercy and forgiveness, but Libyans in Tripoli are worried if there is no ceasefire imposed it could become a month of more suffering and hardship.

Eight soldiers killed in attack on Haftar camp in south Libya

2019-05-05 21:31

A source in Haftar's Libyan National Army blamed ISIL and tribesmen opposing the renegade commander for the attack.

Sudan protesters say army trying to break up sit-in

2019-04-30 08:39

The protesters who want the military to hand over power to a civilian administration have been camped out since April 6.

Algeria protesters keep up pressure after resignations, arrests

2019-04-27 09:31

Algerian protesters have vowed to keep up the pressure on the regime left behind by Abdelaziz Bouteflika, staging a tenth consecutive weekly mass rally after a string of people close to the toppled president were sacked or arrested over alleged graft.

South Sudan measles outbreak raises questions about vaccines

2019-04-24 19:32

The South Sudan measles outbreak has raised questions about vaccines as some children still fall ill.

How will clashes in Libya affect refugees hoping to reach Europe?

2019-04-24 16:19

As some Libyan officials and Italian media warn of exodus, experts say it is impossible to predict impact on migration.


Egypt's Sisi hosts Abu Dhabi crown prince amid Gulf tensions

2019-05-16 07:00

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has met Abu Dhabi's powerful crown prince, Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan, the presidency says, amid rising tensions in the Gulf.

24 Algerian police officers wounded in protest

2019-05-15 18:49

At least 24 police officers have been wounded in clashes with protesters rallying against unemployment in central Algeria, state media reported.

Algeria protesters stage first mass rally of Ramadan

2019-05-10 19:10

Protesters thronged Algeria's capital for the first Friday mass rally of Ramadan, pressing their demands for reforms and the departure of key figures from ousted president Abdelaziz Bouteflika's regime.

African Union and UN back civilian-led Sudan transition

2019-05-07 11:08

AU Commission Chairman Moussa Faki Mahamat said there is no question of sustaining the ruling military council.

Brother of Algeria's Bouteflika, ex-spy bosses in custody

2019-05-06 05:33

An Algerian military judge remanded the powerful brother of deposed president Abdelaziz Bouteflika and two former intelligence chiefs on charges including 'conspiring' against the state.

What can be done about the refugees trapped in Libya's fighting?

2019-05-04 12:52

Many refugees who hope to migrate to Europe from Africa, end up in Libya first.

How Egypt's referendum deepened its human rights crisis

2019-04-29 14:57

As protests spread across the Arab world in 2011, Egypt became a beacon of hope in the region.

Sudanese protesters delay naming of civilian government

2019-04-26 07:25

The organisers of the protests that drove Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir from power are delaying their announcement of a transitional civilian government as they hold new negotiations with the ruling military council.

Wit and grit: Algeria's sizeable youth lead fight for change

2019-04-24 18:43

Algeria's aging ex-President Abdelaziz Bouteflika was driven from power this month through protests led by the nation's burgeoning youth, a politically engaged, witty and increasingly educated generation frustrated by widespread youth unemployment.

Sudan's army says holding talks with all political forces

2019-04-24 09:54

Sudan's military rulers say they are communicating with all political forces to name a prime minister and form a civilian government "as soon as possible".

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