An exchange of fire in a mosque in Yemeni Amran province resulted in deaths of four Houthi rebels and inflicted injuries to three others, a local source told Sputnik Sunday.
Turkey's military training base, which is expected to be opened in Somalia in the coming months, is of a vital importance for Mogadishu as it will enhance the capabilities of the country’s national army, Somali Foreign Minister Yusuf Garaad Omar said Friday.
A strong magnitude 5.8 earthquake has struck the southeastern African nation of Mozambique, the United States Geological Survey said on Saturday.
According to IOM, the overall number of migrants rescued since January has reached 10,034.
United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres announced the appointment of Ghassan Salame of Lebanon as his Special Representative and Head of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), according to official statement.
Panama has recently cut ties with Taiwan in favor of the Chinese mainland. Will Burkina Faso be the next one to follow suit? Although Taiwan's aid to the African country is extremely generous, the economic assistance, which is politically motivated, has proved to be insufficient.
The government of Congo made a decision to withdraw its military personnel from the UN Mission in Central African Republic (CAR) following a scandal with confirmed cases of sexual harassment, Office of the Secretary-General’s spokesperson said in a statement.
Intense fighting between the government forces and militants in the Central African Republic (CAR) town of Bria on Tuesday led to 35 people being wounded, Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF, or Doctors Without Borders) reported.
The Pentagon said on Tuesday it had awarded a contract modification for base operations support services at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti and other US Navy's sites across Africa.
The US Department of State issued a statement on Monday paying condolences to the victims and families of the terrorist attack in Mali.
A military source said that a total of six armed men attacked a luxury tourist resort near Mali's capital Bamako, two of them were killed by security forces.
The UN official mission in Mali announced that a terror attack was underway in a resort area popular with Western tourists in the capital Bamako. There have been casualties reported, and hostages were reportedly taken.
An undocumented immigrant from Guinea traveling on forged papers has been arrested in Israel after allegedly sexually assaulting his Israeli girlfriend and infecting her with HIV.
The son of toppled Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi has been released from captivity by the Abu Bakr al-Siddiq militants following a request from the Tobruk-based government in eastern Libya. Speaking to Radio Sputnik, senior Middle East expert Jacques Neriah explained why Gaddafi's release may have important implications for country's future.
The US has conducted the first operation against the al-Shabaab terror group in Somalia on Sunday.
Al-Shabaab terror group, allied to al-Qaeda (outlawed in Russia), on Thursday attacked a military base in northern Somalia, local media reported.
A Russian sailor kidnapped by pirates off the Nigerian coast in May have been released, Russia’s embassy in Nigeria said Thursday.
With China pouring billions of US dollars worth of investments each year into Africa, new Chinese immigrants arriving in the continent, seeking new opportunities away from home, are struggling to find acceptance in the local community.
A wild herd of 43 jumbos invaded northern districts of Tanzania and are now keeping the locals in constant fear for their lives and households.
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