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Tuesday, May 23, 2017

North Africa

Egypt receives third batch of Rafale warplanes

Egypt on Wednesday received the third batch of Rafale warplanes from France as part of a 5.2 billion euro ($5.5 billion) contract signed...

Huge explosion kills at least seven in Somalia’s capital

A huge explosion which occurred near the security ministry headquarters in the centre of Somalia's capital Mogadishu this Wednesday, has claimed seven lives and...

Libya frees dozens of Eritrean,Nigerian ex-Islamic State captives

Libya's authorities have released some former captives of the so-called militant group, the islamic state, who were captured and enslaved by the militants in...

Trump, Sisi pledge to fight terrorism in Middle East

The United States President, Donald Trump and his Egyptian counterpart, Al-Sisi have pledged to combat terrorism together. President Trump told Al-Sisi that he strongly backs...

Egypt court overturns block on islands transfer to Saudi Arabia

An Egyptian court ruled on Sunday that a judicial decision to block the transfer of two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia is void,...

IOM expects to fly up to 10,000 migrants out of Libya...

Up to 10,000 migrants stranded in Libya will be flown back to their home countries this year, but the returns can only play a...

Explosive device injures 13 policemen and 3 civilians in Cairo

An explosive device went off near a police training centre in the Nile Delta city of Tanta wounding 13 policemen and three civilians. Egypt's interior...

Bomb explosion kills 13 Policemen in Egypt’s Nile Delta city

At least 13 policemen and three civilians have been wounded when an explosive device went off near a police training centre in the Nile...

Egypt’s President el-Sisi leaves Cairo for Washington

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has left Cairo for Washington on Saturday to meet with the United States President, Donald Trump. Both Presidents hope to...

Spanish NGO rescues more than 200 migrants off Libya’s coast

More than 200 migrants were rescued by a Spanish aid agency after being found drifting off the coast of Libya on Saturday (April 1). According...
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