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Africa

President al-Sisi says Egypt firm on decision keep up Qatar blockade

Qatar's ruling emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani said he was ready for dialogue, but any solution must respect Qatar's sovereignty.

25 Jul 2017 10:23 AM

Egypt: 7 dead in car bomb in North Sinai

The jihadists have threatened to carry out further attacks on Christians, who make up about 10 percent of Egypt's 90 million people. 

25 Jul 2017 9:46 AM

Trump a 'brainless billionaire': Al-Shabab video mocks Trump

The new video says US voters elected 'arguably the most stupid president a country could ever have'.

24 Jul 2017 5:19 PM

At least 8 killed after suicide bombers hit camps in Nigeria

The Nigeria-based extremist group Boko Haram often targets the city with suicide bombers and increasingly has been using female ones.

24 Jul 2017 3:01 PM

8 killed,13 injured in blast at mosque in northeastern Nigeria

Spokesman Danbatta Bello says another bomber got stuck in barbed wire and blew up not far from the mosque.

17 Jul 2017 6:44 PM

1 killed, 50 injured in Cairo police clashes with Nile island residents

The protesters, mostly young males, succeeded in forcing the bulldozers to turn away, but clashes soon began.

17 Jul 2017 4:40 PM

Sudan: Indian peacekeeping forces help rescue workers flee gunmen

A report, published by the UN Mission in South Sudan, said that the peacekeepers responded by firing warning shots into the air.

16 Jul 2017 1:31 PM

Boko Haram suicide bombers kills 19, injured 23 in Maiduguri

Islamic extremist group's insurgency has killed more than 20,000 people, abducted thousands and spilled over into neighboring countries.

12 Jul 2017 5:22 PM

Grenade attack kills 8, wounds 60 in Nairobi

Police spokesman Pierre Nkurikiye confirmed on his Twitter feed that eight people had died, adding that the blast left 50 wounded.

10 Jul 2017 6:57 PM

At least 23 soldiers killed in attacked claimed by ISIS in Egypt's Sinai

Dozens of masked militants then descended on the site in 24 Land Cruiser SUVs and opened fire on the soldiers.

08 Jul 2017 3:48 PM