Africa News

23 Egyptians killed in Libya shelling

Egypt’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs condemned “in the strongest words” on Sunday the shelling of a Tripoli home housing Egyptian workers, which led to the death of 23 Egyptians. The shelling comes amid intensified fighting between Libya’s rival militias, which has thus far left at least 97 killed in the …

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Tunisia, Algeria to join forces in fight against terror

Tunisian Prime Minister Mehdi Jomaa on Tuesday,  arrived in Algeria as head of a government delegation to discuss border security and counterterrorism cooperation with the Algerian officials. Jomaa was accompanied by Foreign Minister Rafik Abdessalam and Defence Minister Ghazi Jribi ahead of a high level meeting with top Algerian officials.

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French President warns of possible threats in Africa

French President Francois Hollande on Friday promoted a new military operation being rolled out in West Africa to take on a multi-faceted menace from Islamist groups that he warned threatened France’s interests and citizens. France led a military intervention in its former colony Mali last year, halting the advance of …

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