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  • Sat, 20 Jul 2019 13:54

    Egypt: At least 20 killed in airstrikes in northern Sinai

    EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — Egyptian security officials say airstrikes targeting Islamic militants are underway in the restive northern Sinai Peninsula, killing at least 20 insurgents.

  • Sat, 20 Jul 2019 13:54

    Battle for change far from over for women in new Sudan

    Khartoum (AFP) - She may have spent 40 days in jail for demonstrating against president Omar al-Bashir who has since been toppled but activist Amani Osmane says the battle for women's rights in Sudan is far from over.

  • Sat, 20 Jul 2019 13:54

    Sudanese opposition seeks postponement in deal with military

    CAIRO (AP) — Sudan's pro-democracy movement is seeking to postpone the signing of the second and possibly more contentious part of a power-sharing agreement with the country's military, saying Friday that it needs more time to resolve differences among its members over the deal.

  • Sat, 20 Jul 2019 13:54

    Libya's NOC confirms 290,000 bpd production at Sharara offline

    LONDON, July 20 (Reuters) - Libya's National Oil Corporation confirmed on Saturday that production at its 290,000 barrels per day El Sharara oilfield was currently offline.

  • Fri, 19 Jul 2019 12:59

    Three sentenced to death for Morocco backpacker murders

    SALE, Morocco - Three Moroccan men were sentenced to death on Thursday for murdering two Scandinavian women in the Atlas mountains.

  • Fri, 19 Jul 2019 12:56

    UN demands release of abducted lawmaker and Haftar critic in eastern Libya

    TRIPOLI - The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) demanded on Thursday the immediate release of lawmaker, Siham Sergewa, and her husband who were reportedly abducted at their house in the eastern city of Benghazi overnight.

  • Fri, 19 Jul 2019 12:54

    Zimbabwe state workers accept pay deal, avert strike

    HARARE - Zimbabwe’s public sector workers said on Thursday they had accepted a government pay offer, averting a potentially damaging strike in a country facing its worst economic crisis in a decade.

  • Fri, 19 Jul 2019 12:51

    WHO flags Ebola risk in Rwanda, but then withdraws its report

    GENEVA- The World Health Organization on Thursday withdrew a report that said an Ebola patient may have entered Rwanda, suggesting the deadly virus could spread to that country for the first time.

  • Fri, 19 Jul 2019 12:47

    Army pulls out of violent Cape Town suburbs after show of force

    CAPE TOWN - South African soldiers pulled out of gang-ridden suburbs of Cape Town on Friday after a brief show of force, leaving residents uncertain about what to expect next.