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Turkey eyes Libya bases for lasting military foothold: sourceTurkey and Libya's internationally recognised government are discussing possible Turkish use of two military bases in the North African country, a Turkish source said on Monday, with a view to a..
Turkey in talks to use two Libya military bases: sourceTurkey and Libya's internationally recognised government are discussing possible Turkish use of two military bases in the North African country, a Turkish source said on Monday, teeing up a lasting..
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France says its army killed al Qaeda North Africa chief DroukdelFrance said on Friday its military forces had killed al Qaeda's North Africa chief Abdelmalek Droukdel, a key Islamist fighter that its forces had been hunting for more than seven years, during an..
Britain announces 160 million pounds in humanitarian aid to Yemen: ministerBritain announced on Tuesday 160 million pounds ($201 million) in humanitarian aid to Yemen, James Cleverly, the Foreign Office minister for the Middle East and North Africa, told a pledging conference..
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U.S. warns of Russian bid for Libya stronghold after warplane deliveryThe U.S. military believes a Russian introduction of warplanes into Libya may not tip the balance in its stalemated civil war but could further help Moscow eventually secure a geostrategic stronghold..
U.N. envoy pushes for end to foreign fueling of Libya conflictThe acting U.N. Libya envoy urged the Security Council on Tuesday to pressure foreign actors to stop helping the North African country's warring parties, warning that the flood of weapons and..
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French police officers suspended for using racist slur in viral videoThe two officers in Paris were filmed using an extremely offensive word for North Africans.
British Isis fighter Abdel-Majed Abdel Bary 'arrested in Spain while hiding during coronavirus lockdown'Man arrested in rented apartment with two other terror suspects after travelling to Spain from North Africa
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Malta takes in rescued migrants despite coronavirus ban- A group of North African migrants rescued from a sinking boat came ashore in Malta early on Friday, hours after the government had said no further groups would be allowed in after it closed its ports..
Coronavirus: Tunisia deploys police robot on lockdown patrolIt quizzes people outside suspected of flouting the North African nation's coronavirus restrictions.
Sweden says to send up to 150 special forces troops to MaliSweden's government on Monday said it had decided to send troops to Mali to join French-led special forces that are fighting militants linked to al Qaeda and Islamic State in the Sahel region of North..
Tunisia asks citizens for donations to help tackle coronavirusTunisia has created a voluntary fund dedicated to fighting the coronavirus outbreak and reducing its economic repercussions, the North African country's Ministry of Finance said Sunday.
France asks airlines to help citizens stuck in MoroccoFrance has asked airlines to help bring back thousands of French citizens stuck in Morocco after the North African country halted flights because of the coronavirus, French Transport Minister..
Malta rescues 112 migrants from sinking boatA group of 112 North African migrants was rescued from a sinking dinghy and landed in Malta early on Sunday, supervised by troops in special protective clothing against possible coronavirus infection,..
France scrambles to repatriate citizens as Morocco stops flights over coronavirusFrench authorities were on Saturday trying to arrange emergency flights from Morocco to bring back dozens of French nationals who were unable to leave after the North African nation suspended flights..
Blast outside U.S. Embassy in Tunisia kills policemanTwo militants on a motorbike blew themselves up outside the U.S. Embassy in Tunisia on Friday, killing a policeman and wounding several in the North African country's most serious attack in months.
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U.N. Libya envoy says military factions ready to negotiate in GenevaThe U.N. envoy to Libya said on Tuesday there was a "genuine will to start negotiating" between rival factions as they started military talks in Geneva aimed at securing a lasting ceasefire in the..
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What's behind the fight for Libya?The oil-rich North African country has been beset by a civil war for nearly a decade.
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Timeline: Tunisia's bumpy path to democracyTunisians have elected retired law professor Kais Saied as president, rejecting the North African country's old governing elite.
Spain rescues almost 200 migrants in the MediterraneanAlmost 200 people were rescued attempting to make the dangerous crossing from North Africa to Spain on Monday, the coastguard said.
Over 150 migrants break into Spanish North African enclaveMore than 150 migrants crossed the border fence at Spain's North African enclave of Ceuta and briefly clashed with police on Friday, the biggest attempt to enter across the heavily guarded barrier in a..
Over 150 migrants storm through Spain's enclave fenceMore than 150 migrants crossed the border fence at Spain's North African enclave of Ceuta early on Friday and at least six Spanish police officers suffered minor injuries as they tried to stop them, a..
Tunisia's Essebsi, leading figure in shift to democracy, dies at 92Tunisia’s 92-year-old president, Beji Caid Essebsi, who helped guide the North African country's transition to democracy after a 2011 revolution, has died, the presidency said on Thursday.
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