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Sunday, March 26, 2017

North Africa

Russia urges National dialogue to end Libyan crisis

Russia's foreign minister Sergei Lavrov is pushing for an inclusive national dialogue in Libya. He made this known at talks with Fayez Seraj, the...

57 Al-Shabaab members killed by Somali force

At least 57 members of the so-called al-Shabaab group have died in one of the deadliest assaults on the al-Qaeda-linked group by the joint...

More than 250 African Migrants Are Feared Drowned in the Mediterranean

A charity rescue boat's discovery of five corpses and two sinking rubber dinghies 15 miles from the Libyan coast has raised fears that more...

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...

Faki Mahama assumes AU Commission leadership, pledges reform

The new head of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat has now assumed office, pledging to reform the institution and tackle the continent's...

Four Egyptian soldiers killed by explosion in Sinai

Four Egyptian soldiers were killed in an explosion that hit their armoured vehicle on Saturday in the northern Sinai peninsula, where the government is...

Tunisia on the right track, says Prime Minister

Tunisian head of government Youssef Chahed said the country is on the right shape even if its economic situation remains delicate. Chahed made this known...

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...

Morocco jails Frenchman for ‘terrorist’ links

A Moroccan appeals court has sentenced a Frenchman to four years in prison after he was convicted of financially supporting a “terrorist” cell, a...

East Libyan forces target rival brigades with air strikes around oil...

East Libyan forces carried out air strikes around major oil ports overnight as they sought to regain control of the area from a rival...
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