Egypt carried out airstrikes against the positions of the Daesh on Libya's territory in coordination with the Libyan armed forces and with support of the Tobruk-based parliament of Libya, according to Abdallah Bilhaq, the spokesman of the Libyan parliament.
The French citizen spent almost three months in captivity.
A fishing vessel belonging to South Korea might have been hijacked near Somalian coast by the pirates.
The head of the African Union Commission called on the parties to the protracted conflict in South Sudan to stop "massive crimes" and establish an "inclusive dialogue" that would pave the way for stable peace in the country.
A blast carried out by Daesh terror group rocked northeastern Somalia on Tuesday, killing at least five people, including policemen.
A research team led by German and Bulgarian scientists has claimed that the genealogical split between the great apes and humans happened several hundred thousand years earlier than originally thought, and in an entirely different location.
In a rare bit of good news for privacy activists in the United States, a federal appeals court ruled on Tuesday that a legal challenge to the massive global surveillance architecture of the NSA may proceed, amid claims that the agency routinely invades the privacy rights of citizens while trampling on the laws of the US Constitution.
The United Nations has accused Ukraine of defying an international embargo on South Sudan, supplying the country with weapons and exacerbating a growing humanitarian crisis in the process. It is unclear whether the European Union will take action, given the bloc's desperation to integrate the country into its folds.
Italian, Chadian, Nigerien and Libyan interior ministers decided "to support the creation of centers for undocumented migrants in Niger and Chad as well as the work [of such centers] in Libya in accordance with the international humanitarian standards," according to the statement of the Italian Interior Ministry.
On Saturday, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres called on the parties to the Libyan crisis to restore calm after Thursday's deadly attack on the Brak al-Shati military airbase in country's south and resume the dialogue on the settlement of the crisis. Libyan politicians told Sputnik who might be interested in the instability in the country.
The explosion at an ammunition depot in Sudan killed three people and left over 20 others injured.
A budget proposal to be submitted this week by the administration of US President Donald Trump will include conditions that replace American military grants to foreign countries with loans, potentially ending several billion dollars in weapons and logistics giveaways by Washington.
The dozens of Nigerian schoolgirls who were freed from their Boko Haram kidnappers earlier this month have finally been reunited with their families.
US special operations forces are conducting nearly 100 operations at any time throughout Africa, according to a Special Operations Command Africa (SOCAFRICA) strategic planning report made public on Thursday.
Crises in the Middle East and North Africa should be resolved via the participation of all sides without exception, Russia's foreign minister said.
Washington is considering expanding its laptop air travel ban to include flight origin cities outside of Europe.
A girl kidnapped by Islamist militants from a school in the Nigerian town of Chibok three years ago has escaped her captors, an aide to the Nigerian president told media on Wednesday.
A Freedom of Information (FOI) request has revealed that British officials turned a blind eye to the massacre of thousands of dissidents in Zimbabwe in order to protect the UK's economic and political interests.
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Sisi stated that the dialogue should focus on the issues concerning the amendments to intra-Libyan agreement on settlement signed in Moroccan city of Skhirat in 2015.
A new ebola outbreak has been declared in the Democratic Republic of Congo, after three deaths were linked to the virus.
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