Egypt's chief prosecutor has referred over 550 terror suspects to a military court on charges of joining a local branch of the Daesh Takfiri terrorist group.
Egypt refers over 550 to military court on terror-related charges
A bomber has attacked a checkpoint in eastern Libya held by militiamen loyal to military commander General Khalifa Haftar, killing at least two people, including a civilian.
Two killed as bomber targets checkpoint in eastern Libya
Nearly 100,000 migrants fled last year to Yemen, itself gripped by war and impending famine, to escape poverty and violence at home, the International Organization for Migration said Tuesday.
100,000 migrants fled to war-torn Yemen in 2017: IOM
Tunisians voted on Sunday in their first free municipal elections, another step in a democratic transition that has become marred by disappointment over a lack of jobs and economic opportunities.
Tunisians vote in first free municipal elections
Tunisians head to the polls on Sunday for the first free municipal elections since the 2011 revolution, seen as another milestone on the road to democracy in the birthplace of the Arab Spring.
Tunisia votes in first free municipal elections
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has ordered the closure of 13 overseas diplomatic missions as part of measures to reduce the government’s spending, as he is struggling to revitalize the African country’s ailing economy in the post-sanction era.
Sudan closes 13 diplomatic missions to cut govt. spending, revive ailing economy
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has ordered the closure of 13 overseas diplomatic missions as part of measures to reduce the government’s spending, as he is struggling to revitalize the African country’s ailing economy in the post-sanction era.
Sudan closes 13 diplomatic missions to cut govt. spending, revive ailing economy
While abductions and killings of Somali aid workers are common in the country, the targeting of foreign workers has become far less frequent in recent years as security has improved.
Gunmen kidnap German nurse working for Red Cross in Somali capital
Iran firmly rejected Morocco’s allegation of ties between Tehran’s Embassy in Algeria and the Polisario Front, a Western Sahara separatist movement.
Iran rejects Morocco’s claim of ties with Polisario Front as baseless
At least nine people, including a priest, have been killed in an attack on a church in Bangui, the capital of the Central African Republic.
9 die in attack on church in Central African Republic

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