Sudan Floods Threaten Ancient Archaeological Gem

Rising Nile floodwaters are threatening to swamp an ancient archaeological site in Sudan, after some of the highest ever recorded river levels, archaeologists said Monday. Teams have set up sandbag walls and are pumping out...

Turkey not seeking military solution in Libya: Presidential spokesperson

Turkey along with Qatar and some other countries are present in Libya in an effort to support a political solution in the war-weary country, Turkish presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalın said on Aug. 18. Speaking to Al Jazeera, Kalın said Turkey...

Haftar rejects Sarraj’s call for Libya truce as ‘media marketing’

Libyan rebels led by renegade general Khalifa Haftar have rejected a ceasefire announcement by the internationally-recognized government in Tripoli. Ahmed Mismari, a spokesman for Haftar’s self-styled Libyan National Army (LNA), told media on Sunday that the ceasefire...

Libya’s Haftar growing mercenary army with outside help, pro-Assad militia – report

The Libyan rebel General Khalifa Haftar is recruiting members of gangs and militias accused of genocide, and Russian-backed mercenaries in an attempt to recoup recent battlefield losses against the Turkish-backed Government of National Accord...

Egyptian parliament approves maritime deal with Greece over Mediterranean borders

Egypt’s Parliament on Tuesday approved a maritime deal setting the country’s Mediterranean Sea boundary with Greece and demarcating an exclusive economic zone for oil and gas drilling rights, The Associated Press reported, citing local...

Nigeria unrest: Protesters ‘shot dead’ in Lagos

BBC.COM-image copyright Reuters image captionProtesters in Lagos built barricades, blocking roads in Nigeria's commercial hub A number of people taking part in a protest against police brutality have reportedly been shot dead or injured in Nigeria's...

Suicide bombing kills civilian outside Turkish base in Somalia

Two people, including a suicide bomber were killed and one person wounded on June 23 morning after an attack outside Turkey's largest overseas military base in the Somali capital Mogadishu, according to a statement by Turkey's Defense...

Top diplomat calls for solidarity with Africa amid pandemic

Solidarity with Africa is more essential than ever as the world struggles with the novel coronavirus, Turkey’s foreign minister said May 25 while marking Africa Day, the anniversary of the foundation of the African Union. “The unprecedented conditions...

Mali junta, W Africa mediators agree on ‘certain points,’ talks to continue Monday

West African mediators say they have reached an agreement with the junta that has seized power in Mali on “a number of points,” but some issues remain to be hammered out during the talks aimed...

Libyan protests deepen Sarraj’s isolation and expose Turkey’s role

Fayez al-Sarraj, head of the Presidency Council of the Libyan Government of National Accord (GNA), failed to contain the growing popular discontent and to absorb the anger of the demonstrators in the streets and squares of...

Egypt Parliament Greenlights Possible Intervention in Libya

Egypt's parliament on Monday greenlighted a possible deployment of troops outside its borders, after President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi spoke of potential military operations in neighboring Libya. The parliament unanimously approved "the deployment of members of...

At Least 3 Dead, 15 Injured in an Explosion in Pakistan’s Biggest City Karachi...

by Shweta Sharma Six people were injured in a blast at a bus stop on Tuesday in Karachi, with which over 15 million people is Pakistan's biggest city. Police inspector in the South Karachi region confirmed...

US military says Russia sent more equipment to Libyan front lines: report

Russia appears to be sending more military equipment to its mercenaries in Libya, including the flashpoint city of Sirte, in breach of an arms embargo, Reuters reported, citing the US military. Its Africa Command said...

Mali Mutiny: What is Known So Far?

by Oleg Burunov The mutiny in Mali comes amid an ongoing political standoff in the country, which earlier saw the opposition demanding the resignation of President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita and accusing him of being responsible for...

Extremist fighter’s groundbreaking sex slavery trial opens at ICC

Al Hassan Ag Abdoul Aziz Ag Mohamed Ag Mahmoud accused of torture and extrajudicial punishments Jason Burke Africa correspondent  -  The  Guardian Al Hassan Ag Abdoul Aziz Ag Mohamed Ag Mahmoud forced hundreds of Malian women...

Turkey moves 200 fighters from Yemen to Libya: report

Military and intelligence sources have revealed that up to 200 mercenaries from Yemen have arrived in Libya to fight on behalf of the Turkish-backed, internationally recognized Libyan Government of National Accord (GNA), the Middle...

Former South African President Accuses Successor of Trying to Destroy ANC to ‘Save His...

by James Tweedie President Cyril Ramaphosa, who helped force out his predecessor over corruption allegations, is now accused of graft himself along with his billionaire sister-in-law. South Africa's former president has accused his successor of slurring the...

El-Sisi: Egyptian water rights are ‘national security issue’

It is not the first time that El-Sisi has described the water issue as a national security issue. (AFP) Short Url https://arab.news/ywepa-Mohammed Abu Zaid Meeting with Kenyan leader zeroes in on development, Renaissance Dam CAIRO: Egyptian President Abdel...

Turkey rebukes Germany for enforcing Libya arms embargo

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Cavuşoğlu criticised Germany for taking part in a “biased” European Union initiative to enforce a United Nations arms embargo on Libya, state-run Anadolu news agency reported on Thursday. The EU naval mission, dubbed...

Global economic crisis far from over without vaccine, IMF chief warns

by French Press Agency - AFP The manager of a restaurant holds a banner during a national protest against the national lockdown regulations the South African government has issued to fight the rise of coronavirus...