25 dead in Egypt bus, train accidents before holiday

(AFP) At least 22 people were killed in a bus collision and three died when a train derailed in separate accidents south of Cairo...

Egyptian Army foils ISIS attack in Sinai

Sinai Peninsula, Egypt (5:50 P.M.) - The Egyptian Army foiled another Islamic State attack in the Sinai Peninsula on Tuesday, killing as many as...

Egyptian MP calls for acceptance of female genital mutilation

Elhamy Agina, an Egyptian MP, has called for women to accept female genital mutilation (FGM) to “reduce their sexual appetites.” FGM is a tradition...

Libyan forces report further progress against Islamic State holdouts in Sirte

(Reuters) Libyan forces said they had advanced against some of Islamic State's last holdouts in Sirte on Saturday as fighting resumed after several days...

Libya’s unity government forces make final push against ISIS in Sirte

The Libyan unity government announced that its forces are making its final offensive to oust ISIS from the Mediterranean city. “We are attacking the last...

Egypt, Cyprus sign historical pipeline deal

(AFP) Cyprus and Egypt signed a deal on Wednesday paving the way for detailed negotiations on a submarine pipeline to export natural gas from...

At least 14 dead in Tunisia road accident

(AFP) At least 14 people were killed and another 51 injured Wednesday when a lorry crashed into a bus in central Tunisia, the interior...

Last chemical weapons stocks shipped out of Libya

(AFP) Libya has shipped the last of its chemical weapons stocks out of the country on a Danish vessel, under a UN-backed plan to...

Libyan forces say Islamic State beaten back in Sirte

(Reuters) Libyan forces said they captured a residential neighborhood in central Sirte from Islamic State on Monday, leaving just one district of the city...

Militants kill three Tunisian soldiers in ambush near Algerian border: army

(Reuters) Islamist militants killed three Tunisian soldiers and wounded seven others on Monday, opening fire on them with rifles and rocket propelled grenades after...
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