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Tuesday, April 25, 2017

North Africa

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...

Egypt’s Feb. annual urban consumer price inflation hits 30-yr high

Egypt’s annual urban consumer price inflation soared to its highest level in more than three decades, hitting 30.2 percent in February, the statistics agency...

Egyptians protest over fears of bread subsidy cuts

Hundreds of Egyptians protested around the country on Tuesday, blocking roads and surrounding government offices, after a change to the way bread rations are...

Libyan oil guard head says asked to protect oil ports after...

An oil guard official appointed by Libya's U.N.-backed government said on Tuesday that he had been tasked with protecting oil ports by an armed...

Famine, Diarrhoea kill 110 in Southern Somalia – PM

At least a hundred-and-ten people have died in Southern Somalia in the last two days from famine and diarrhea resulting from a drought. Somalia's prime...

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...

Tunisia, Germany sign new Immigration deal

Tunisia and Germany have agreed to repatriate 1,500 Tunisian immigrants illegally settled in Germany and hasten repatriation of rejected asylum seekers. The agreement announced at...

Libyan crisis: Russian foreign minister calls for national dialogue

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 Libyan...

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...

Tunisia Agrees to Take Back 1,500 Migrants from Germany

Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday Tunisia had agreed to take back 1,500 rejected Tunisian migrants from Germany, after an attack by a Tunisian...
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