Morocco cuts UN mission over western Sahara remarks

Morocco has cut staff at the UN mission in the Western Sahara in protest of recent comments by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon about the...

Hamas calls on Egypt to loosen Gaza blockade

Hamas called for Egypt to loosen restrictions on the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, a delegate said, after officials from the Palestinian group traveled to...
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Algeria to ban Army’s involvement ‘beyond borders’

A new amendment to the constitution is expected to be issued soon in Algeria, said Ahmed Ouyahia, the head of the presidential office. The new...

SouthFront: ISIS, al-Qaeda kept alive in the African continent through drug...

Not long ago, Boko Haram (Nigeria) and al-Shabab (Somalia) declared their allegiance to the Islamic State. While these terrorist organizations are not geographically linked...
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Algerian Army kills top ISIL-linked commander

A militant leader who joined ISIL terrorist group was killed in an army operation west of the Algerian capital, a security source said Monday. Mouloud...

Military intervention in Libya requires approval: Lavrov

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Monday that a military operation in Libya is only possible if the United Nations Security Council approves...
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Hamas leaders seek ‘new era’ with Egypt after accusations

Three senior leaders of Palestinian Islamist group Hamas traveled to Cairo on Saturday to try to repair relations with Egypt after years of tension. The...

Al-Qaeda affiliate kills 16 people in the Ivory Coast

Al-Qaeda's North African affiliate claimed a deadly attack by heavily-armed gunmen on an Ivory Coast resort on Sunday that killed at least 16 people,...
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Libya’s Presidential Council calls for transfer of power to unity government

Libya's U.N.-backed Presidential Council called on Saturday on the country's institutions to begin a transfer of authority to a unity government, and appealed to...

Border attack feeds Tunisia fears of Libya jihadist spillover

The signal to attack came from the mosque, sending dozens of Islamist fighters storming through the Tunisian town of Ben Guerdan to hit army...
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