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Sunday, April 30, 2017

North Africa

Morocco’s king names PJD’s Othmani as new Prime Minister

Morocco's King Mohammed VI has named Saad Eddine El Othmani of the Islamist Justice and Development Party as the country's new prime minister. The king...

Trump Order: Somali-Americans happy at Courts’ decision

Somali-Americans can now heave a sigh of relief, after U.S. President Donald Trump faced a legal setback over his travel ban on six mainly...

Libyan authorities deport 173 illegal African migrants

Libyan authorities deported 173 illegal migrants to Ivory Coast on Tuesday, who had arrived in the country illegally in recent months. The migrants were deported...

More than 400 migrants rescued off Libyan Coast

Strong winds and turbulent waves are dissuading those seeking to enter Europe illegally through the high seas. Many people are still risking drowning, in their...

Three terror groups form alliance in Mali

Three prominent Islamic extremist groups in Mali have merged into one, and pledged allegiance to al-Qaeda's leader Iyad Ag-Ghali. The merger increases the threat of...

Hosni Mubarak is innocent, says Court

Reactions are mixed in Egypt after Thursday's acquittal of former president Hosni Mubarak of involvement in the killing of protesters during the 2011 uprising...

Egypt says Colossus pulled from slum likely not ramses

Egypt's Antiquities Ministry says a large statue discovered in a Cairo slum this month is likely not a depiction of Pharaoh Ramses II as...

Renewed conflict threatens oil export in Libya

Fresh fighting by armed groups in Libya has threatened oil production and supply. Eleven percent of crude output is believed to have been lost in...

Ancient Colossus uncovered in Cairo

Egypt's antiquities ministry, has confirmed that an ancient colossus uncovered in Cairo last week, may have depicted the famed pharaoh Psa-metich-the-first. The fragments of the...

Tunisia’s Coastguard seizes 31 kilos of Cocaine

Tunisia's coastguard has announced the seizure of 31 kilos of pure cocaine with a value of more than 6 million dollars off its Mediterranean...
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