Daesh terrorist organization (banned in Russia) has claimed responsibility for Friday’s attack in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula that resulted in death of at least 23 servicemen, according to a watchdog group.
The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund approved a disbursement worth almost $44 million to Mali under its existing loan and also agreed to augment access and extend the arrangement for another year.
Ten US senators are urging United States Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley to press for an independent probe at the world body into the deaths of two UN investigators in the Democratic Republic of the Congo , according to a letter from the lawmakers.
Arab countries boycotting Qatar may be helpful to Libya in its fight against terrorists, according to Ahmed Mismari, a spokesman for Libyan National Army.
The Libyan National Army under the command of Gen. Khalifa Haftar ensures maximum security of the country's oil facilities, according to Ahmed Mismari, the army's spokesman.
Ahmed Mismari, spokesman of the Libyan National Army, stated that the victory in Benghazi was an issue of great importance for all Libyans.
The Egyptian security forces have killed 40 militants in multiple car bomb attacks on army checkpoints, carried out in North Sinai on Friday, local media reported, citing the Egyptian army.
Weather changes as a result of global warning are forecast to cause destruction in many regions, but the Sahel region of Africa could be a winner, according to climate modeling.
Zimbabwean Samantha Sibanda wants to alter perceptions of Africa in Asia by first inspiring the members of its diaspora.
Field marshal Khalifa Haftar, the leader of the Libyan National Army (LNA), has declared victory over his rivals in Benghazi during the nation's multifaceted civil war. Benghazi, Libya's second largest city, has been contested for three years by various factions vying for control of the beleaguered North African nation.
The command of the Libyan National Army (LNA), headed by Gen. Khalifa Haftar, expects to gain control over the country’s capital without entering an open armed confrontation, according to LNA’s spokesman Ahmed Mismari.
The US carried out a strike against al-Shabaab militants in Somalia on July 2.
UK troops are being deployed in Gabon, Africa as part of the international battle against terrorism – their quest is to protect rare forest elephants, and identify and stop ivory hunters, as the material is proving an increasingly lucrative source of funding for extremist groups in the continent and beyond.
Egypt has the right to make a military intervention in Libya and give military assistance to the Libyan army, as the terrorists operating in the country pose a direct threat to the security of neighboring Egypt, Maj. Gen. Mahmoud Khalaf, who now serves as an advisor at the Nasser Higher Military Academy in Cairo, told Sputnik.
On Friday, Egypt marks the fourth anniversary of the beginning of mass protests that led to the coup d’etat and overthrow of then president Mohamed Morsi.
UN Security Council unanimously upheld a UK-drafted resolution to cut peacekeeping forces in Sudan’s restive Darfur region.
Several members of the UN mission to Libya were taken to hostage in the west of Libya, according to local media reports.
Kenya and China are set to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on tea trade in July, a Kenyan official said on Tuesday.
British mercenary Simon Mann, the leader of the failed attempt by British financiers to overthrow the government of Equatorial Guinea in 2004, accused billionaire investor George Soros of participating in a separate plot to overthrow the very same government years later.
The US Department of State said that the Trump administration is backing the dispatch of an international team of human rights monitors to investigate reports of atrocities in the Kasai province of the Democratic Republic of Congo.
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