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Tunisia, Algeria, Egypt call for a cease-fire in Libya

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisia, Algeria and Egypt have expressed their “deep concern” over the chaotic situation in Libya and called for an immediate cease-fire in the country. The foreign affairs mi...

Tunisia, Algeria, Egypt call for a cease-fire in Libya

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Libya: UN Security Council calls for ceasefire The 15-member bloc has called on warring factions in Libya to cease fighting and enter talks. The body also strongly condemned Tuesday's airstrike on...
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12:45 2019-07-06

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Algeria and Tunisia complete semifinal line-up Algeria booked their place in the Africa Cup of Nations 2019 semifinals with a penalty shootout win over the Ivory Coast. Elsewhere, Madagascar's fai...
00:30 2019-07-12

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Algeria and Tunisia complete semifinal lineup Algeria booked their place in the Africa Cup of Nations 2019 semifinals with a penalty shootout win over the Ivory Coast. Elsewhere, Madagascar's fai...
16:15 2019-07-12

Libya government accepts U.N. ceasefire proposal, implementation unclear Libya's internationally recognized government, which is facing a campaign by eastern troops to take the capital, has accepted a United Nations propos...
00:00 2019-08-10

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02:15 2019-07-12

| Egypt jihadist returned from Libya to face terror charges A high-profile Egyptian jihadist who was transferred to Cairo from Libya will face a military tribunal over his alleged involvement in terror attacks...
12:30 2019-05-30

Top militant suspect transferred to Egypt from eastern Libya: state TV Top Egyptian militant suspect Hisham al-Ashmawy was transferred to Egypt from eastern Libya in a military aircraft, Egyptian state television said on...
02:45 2019-05-29

| US, Egypt urge calm in Libya amid Tripoli offensive The United States and Egypt, a key backer of Libyan militia leader Khalifa Haftar, have called for calm as the strongman pressed ahead in his offensi...
05:00 2019-05-30

Yemen's southern separatists agree to Saudi call for ceasefire in Aden Yemen's southern separatists agreed on Sunday to a Saudi-led coalition's calls for an immediate ceasefire in Aden, seat of the internationally recogn...
05:30 2019-08-11

UN envoy urges key nations to call for end to Libya conflict The U.N. envoy to war-torn Libya says he has launched “an intensive campaign” for an international conference to deliver a message that the conflict ...
23:45 2019-09-04

World powers call for an end to deadly Libya fighting Major global and regional powers have urged the warring groups in Libya to stop their bloody fighting, warning that the bloodshed is worsening what’s...
06:15 2019-07-17

Small but rare protests in Egypt after online call for dissent Hundreds protested in central Cairo and several other Egyptian cities late on Friday against President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, responding to an online ...
08:45 2019-09-21

In aftermath of Libya airstrike deaths, UN officials call for refugees and migrants to be freed from detention “As a priority, we ask that 5,600 refugees and migrants currently held in centres across Libya be freed in an orderly manner and their protection gua...
21:15 2019-07-12

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Libya: UN mobilized to support thousands uprooted by Tripoli clashes, renews call for humanitarian truce Since fighting broke out on the edge of Libya’s capital, Tripoli, earlier this month, over 42,000 people have been displaced and thousands are believ...
15:15 2019-05-21

Pakistan Violates Ceasefire At LoC For Second Day In Row The Pakistani army on Sunday targeted forward posts and villages in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district with heavy firing and shelling, violating ce...
12:15 2019-09-08

Pak Violates Ceasefire Along LoC In J&K's Rajouri, Poonch Pakistani troops violated ceasefire by targeting forward posts and villages along the Line of Control in the twin districts of Poonch and Rajouri in ...
12:15 2019-09-21

Soldier Killed In Ceasefire Violation By Pak Along LoC In J&K's Rajouri An Army soldier was killed on Saturday as Pakistan violated ceasefire by resorting to mortar shelling and small arms firing on forward posts and vill...
15:15 2019-08-17

Saudi-led coalition calls for immediate ceasefire in Aden: SPA The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen called for an immediate ceasefire in Aden, seat of the internationally recognized government, the state new...
05:30 2019-08-11

Pak "Desperation" Behind Ceasefire Violations, Say Government Sources A spike in ceasefire violations by Pakistan may be linked to India's efforts to fortify its grip along the Line of Control and International Border t...
17:15 2019-08-01

| Moscow announces ceasefire in northwest Syria Moscow has announced a ceasefire in Syria's northwestern Idlib province after weeks of intensified rocket fire and air strikes by regime and Russian ...
21:45 2019-06-13

Yemen separatists committed to Aden ceasefire: leader Yemen's southern separatists are committed to a ceasefire in the port city of Aden and are willing to work with the Saudi-led coalition, their leader...
22:45 2019-08-11

UN warns ceasefire violations could spark Lebanon-Israel war The U.N. Security Council is underlining the risk that violations of the cessation of hostilities between Israel and Lebanon in the country’s south “...
04:15 2019-08-30

UN warns ceasefire violations could spark war between Lebanon and Israel The Security Council urged all parties to ``exercise maximum calm and restraint and refrain from any action or rhetoric that could jeopardize the ces...
04:45 2019-08-30

Russia accuses US of risking Syria ceasefire in Idlib Russian officials said the US launched an attack during a ceasefire "in violation of all agreements." The US justified the strike, saying it targeted...
20:45 2019-09-01

Taliban Leader Indicates No Ceasefire Soon, "Doors Of Dialogue" Open The Taliban are unlikely to call a ceasefire any time soon, the group's leader indicated on Saturday, though he said the "doors of dialogue" with the...
14:45 2019-06-01

Pakistan Continuing To Commit Ceasefire Violations, Says Centre Pakistan continues to commit ceasefire violations on the border, despite repeated reminders by India to adhere to all established norms of humanitari...
22:45 2019-08-01

Ceasefire gives wary Syrians in Idlib respite from strikes Shopkeepers and residents in Syria's Idlib city have found relief from air strikes but remain wary after a ceasefire halted fierce government bombing...
15:45 2019-08-04

| Libyan government agrees to UN-backed Eid al-Adha ceasefire The internationally recognised Libyan government has accepted an offer by the United Nations for a ceasefire during the Eid al-Adha religious holiday...
03:30 2019-08-11

2,050 Ceasefire Violations, Stop Targeting Civilians: Centre To Pak Pakistan has committed more than 2050 unprovoked ceasefire violations this year, in which 21 people died, the Centre said today. Repeated requests ha...
10:15 2019-09-15

Pakistan Violates Ceasefire Along LoC In Jammu And Kashmir's Poonch Pakistani troops violated ceasefire on Thursday night and resorted to firing and shelling along the Line of Control (LoC) in two sectors of Jammu and...
02:15 2019-09-20

Over 2,000 Ceasefire Violations, Stop Targeting Civilians: Centre To Pak Pakistan has committed more than 2050 unprovoked ceasefire violations this year, in which 21 people died, the centre said today. Repeated requests ha...
14:45 2019-09-15

Pak Violates Ceasefire Along Line Of Control, Army Retaliates Pakistani forces today targeted Indian positions along the Line of Control (LoC) in Mankote and KG sectors in Jammu and Kashmir's Mendhar, after whic...
09:15 2019-07-20

No air strikes in northwest Syria after ceasefire: monitor, rebel A ceasefire in northwest Syria reduced violence in the rebel bastion, a monitor said, with no air strikes on Friday after a three-month-long army off...
17:30 2019-08-02

Warplanes strike Syria's Idlib despite ceasefire: monitor, rebel Air strikes pounded the south of Syria's Idlib region on Thursday, a rebel official and residents said, despite a ceasefire that had halted a fierce ...
17:15 2019-09-12

Pak Violates Ceasefire, Targets Villages In Jammu And Kashmir's Rajouri Pakistani troops violated ceasefire by targeting forward posts and villages along the Line of Control (LoC) in Rajouri district for the second succes...
21:45 2019-08-18

Afghan president renews calls for peace, demands ceasefire Afghan President Ashraf Ghani made a renewed call for peace on Monday but insisted the Taliban must observe a ceasefire, as he sought to regain a hol...
18:15 2019-09-09

U.S. calls for ceasefire as more heavy fighting hits northwest Syria The United States on Wednesday called for a new ceasefire in Syria as rival forces clashed in the country's northwest, where the government is waging...
22:45 2019-05-22

Air Strikes Stop In Syria As Russian-Backed Ceasefire Comes Into Effect Air strikes on Syria's northwestern Idlib region stopped today after a Russian-backed ceasefire went into effect following four months of deadly bomb...
17:15 2019-08-31

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06:30 2019-08-04

U.N. says Yemeni warring sides agree port ceasefire moves Yemen's warring parties have agreed new measures to enforce a ceasefire and facilitate a troop pullback from the flashpoint port of Hodeidah, the Uni...
20:45 2019-07-15

Saudi-led coalition forms a committee with UAE to stabilize Yemen ceasefire The Saudi-led coalition fighting the Houthis in Yemen said a joint committee was formed by Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates to stabilize a c...
07:15 2019-08-26

Australian shares gain on U.S.-China ceasefire and RBA cut hopes; NZ flat Australian shares started the week higher as a U.S.-China trade ceasefire prompted risk-on buying, while the possibility of a local interest rate cut...
05:00 2019-07-01

Libyan commander Haftar told Macron no ceasefire for now: French presidency Libyan eastern commander Khalifa Haftar, speaking on Wednesday with French President Emmanuel Macron, ruled out a ceasefire and said he wanted to rid...
20:45 2019-05-22

Security Council: Two draft resolutions, zero consensus on ceasefire in Syria’s Idlib The UN Security Council on Thursday failed to reach consensus on either of two competing resolutions on a cessation of hostilities in Idlib, Syria: t...
22:15 2019-09-19

Ceasefire appears to take hold in Gaza, ending deadly weekend of hostilities Israel and militant factions in Gaza appear to have reached a ceasefire after a violent weekend that saw the some of the worst fighting between the t...
15:00 2019-05-21

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02:15 2019-08-24

Turkey's Erdogan to Russia's Putin: Ceasefire must be implemented in Syria's Idlib Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan told his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin that the ceasefire in Syria's Idlib must be implemented to prevent more ...
23:15 2019-05-30

Pakistan Says ‘Unprovoked Ceasefire Violations’ by India Kill Two Civilians in Kashmir (ISLAMABAD) — Pakistan said Indian troops have fired across the Line of Control in the disputed Kashmir region, killing two civilians and wound...
15:15 2019-08-19

Russia and Turkey broker ceasefire in Syria's Idlib: Russian news agencies Russia and Turkey have brokered a complete ceasefire in Syria's Idlib province between Syrian government forces and rebels, Russian news agencies cit...
00:30 2019-06-13

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| Algeria arrests prominent war veteran Algerian authorities have arrested a well-known veteran of the war of independence against France, his grandson and media outlets said, after he repo...
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21:15 2019-07-04

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22:45 2019-09-04

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13:15 2019-05-22

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01:45 2019-07-05

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07:15 2019-09-12

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21:45 2019-09-17

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17:15 2019-09-17

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01:00 2019-06-29

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14:31 2019-05-21

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Tunisia hit by twin bombings on the same day its president falls gravely ill A police officer was killed and several others were injured in the blasts, officials said. Separately, President Beji Caid Essebsi, 92, was hospitali...
05:45 2019-06-28

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20:15 2019-06-27

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09:45 2019-09-16

Algeria win the African Cup of Nations, beating Senegal 1-0 Algeria are champions of Africa thanks to an early goal and an enormous deflection. As with so many major finals, it wasn't a match to remember. But ...
02:15 2019-07-21

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07:15 2019-09-16

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15:15 2019-07-23

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17:45 2019-06-28

Algeria arrests prominent independence war veteran Algerian authorities have detained an iconic veteran of the country’s war of independence with France, accusing him of insulting the army. Lakhdar Bo...
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04:30 2019-07-06

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14:15 2019-08-16

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19:15 2019-08-24

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22:30 2019-07-11

| Tunisia Islamist party throws weight behind vote frontrunner Tunisia's influential Islamist-inspired party Ennahdha says it will support law professor and political outsider Kais Saied in a presidential runoff ...
07:15 2019-09-22

Tunisia frees United Nations expert suspected of espionage Tunisia has freed a United Nations expert monitoring sanctions against neighboring Libya who was held for nearly two months on suspicion of espionage...
20:45 2019-05-22

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19:45 2019-07-04

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12:15 2019-09-08

Dozens of African migrants capsized off Tunisia coast, survivor says Dozens of African migrants capsized off the coast of Tunisia on Wednesday after setting off by boat for Europe from Libya, a government source and th...
16:15 2019-07-04

Tunisia PM Bans Niqab In Public Institutions "For Security Reasons" Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed has banned the wearing of the niqab face veil in public institutions "for security reasons", an official sourc...
17:30 2019-07-05

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10:15 2019-09-15

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03:45 2019-06-04

Tunisia court upholds continued detention of presidential candidate A Tunisian appeals court on Tuesday upheld the detention of media magnate Nabil Karoui, a candidate in this month's presidential election, on suspici...
19:45 2019-09-03

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19:45 2019-06-12

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02:15 2019-09-16

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08:45 2019-09-16

Algeria presses corruption case against ex-PM and other senior figures A prosecutor has referred Algeria's former prime minister Ahmed Ouyahia, along with a minister and two ex-ministers, to the Supreme Court over graft ...
16:00 2019-06-19

Algeria 3-0 Guinea: Africa Cup of Nations, round of 16 – at it happened Fine goals from Mohamed Belaili, Riyad Mahrez and Adam Ounas gave Algeria a comfortable win; they meet Mali or Ivory Coast next, and look good enough...
08:00 2019-07-08

Senegal vs. Algeria, Mane vs. Mahrez in African Cup final Riyad Mahrez scored from a free kick in the fifth minute of injury time for Algeria to beat Nigeria 2-1 and progress to the African Cup of Nations fi...
00:00 2019-07-15

Senegal 0-1 Algeria: Africa Cup of Nations 2019 – as it happened Belail goal sends Algeria into last 16Mané denied penalty in scrappy game 8.21pm BST Related: Africa Cup of Nations: Algeria into last 16 with win o...
23:00 2019-06-27

Algeria army chief orders clampdown on protesters Algeria’s army chief has ordered gendarmes to arrest people heading into the capital for weekly pro-democracy demonstrations — and to seize their veh...
20:15 2019-09-18

Algeria postpones presidential vote after contenders disqualified Algeria has postponed presidential elections planned for next month after the two candidates were disqualified. The polls were to elect a successor t...
15:30 2019-06-02

Algeria fans celebrate Africa Cup of Nations win – video Fans have been celebrating Algeria’s Africa Cup of Nations title after a second-minute goal by Baghdad Bounedjah gave them a 1-0 win over Senegal in ...
15:15 2019-07-20

| Mahrez helps Algeria brush Guinea aside to reach last eight Manchester City winger Riyad Mahrez scored for Algeria as they coasted to the Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals with a victory over Guinea in Cair...
02:30 2019-07-08

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13:30 2019-07-06

Argentina and Algeria stamp out malaria in 'historic achievement' Improvements in detection, diagnosis and treatment hailed by World Health Organization as ‘a model for other countries’ Algeria and Argentina have be...
19:15 2019-05-23

Thousands march in Algeria, say no election before elite quits Tens of thousands of Algerians marched in the capital on Friday to demand that the rest of the ruling elite follow former president Abdelaziz Boutefl...
23:45 2019-09-13

Algeria's ex-PM, former minister detained over alleged corruption: state TV Algeria's Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered former Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia be held in custody after he faced a judge over a corruption investig...
21:45 2019-06-12

Algeria jails second ex-prime minister in corruption sweep ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Former Algerian Prime Minister Abdelmalek Sellal has been jailed in an anti-corruption sweep — the second former head of gove...
15:45 2019-06-13

| Anti-establishment figures claim first round wins in Tunisia polls Two anti-establishment candidates in Tunisia's divisive election claim to have won through to a runoff, hours after polling closed in the country's s...
21:45 2019-09-16

Final death toll in boat migrant accident off Tunisia rises to 82 The number of bodies recovered by Tunisia after a ship packed with migrants sank off its coast last week has risen to 82, in one of the worst disaste...
03:30 2019-07-14

More bodies found in Tunisia migrant ship sinking feared to have killed more than 80 More bodies were found from a ship packed with migrants that sank off the Tunisian coast last week, bringing the official death toll to 72 in a disas...
16:01 2019-07-12

Leader of moderate Islamist party to stand for parliamentary elections in Tunisia Rached Ghannouchi, the influential leader of Tunisia's moderate Islamist Ennahda party, will stand in the next parliamentary elections in October, a ...
03:45 2019-07-21

Tunisia confirms Saied and Karoui to contest presidential runoff vote Tunisia's electoral commission on Tuesday said law professor Kais Saied and detained media mogul Nabil Karoui won most votes in Sunday's presidential...
18:15 2019-09-17

Death toll in migrant ship disaster off Tunisia coast rises to 58 The death toll from a ship packed with migrants that sank off the Tunisian coast last weekend has risen to 58 after Tunisia recovered 38 bodies on Th...
20:15 2019-07-11

Boat with dozens of African migrants capsizes off Tunisia coast, survivor says Dozens of African migrants capsized off the coast of Tunisia on Wednesday after setting off by boat for Europe from Libya, a government source and th...
17:45 2019-07-04

| Senegal star Mane reveals 'absolute dream' as Tunisia loom Senegal star Sadio Mane says helping Liverpool win the Champions League was special, but his "absolute dream" is parading the Africa Cup of Nations t...
08:45 2019-07-13

Khazri salvages point for Tunisia after Mali score direct from corner "Tunisia captain Wahbi Khazri scored from a deflected free kick to rescue a 1-1 draw against Mali who scored direct from a corner in their Africa Cup...
21:15 2019-06-28

Tunisia president, 92, leaves hospital, to resume work in coming days: son Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi, who was taken ill last week, left hospital on Monday in “normal health” and will resume work in the coming days...
06:30 2019-07-02

Algeria coach refuses to discuss Bensebaini self-slapping incident "Algeria coach Djamel Belmadi has refused to discuss a remarkable incident where defender Ramy Bensebaini used an opponent\u0027s arm to hit himself ...
22:15 2019-07-13

Algeria's interim president calls for dialogue to prepare new elections Algeria's interim President Abdelkader Bensalah called on Thursday for all parties to launch an "inclusive dialogue" to prepare for presidential elec...
01:30 2019-06-07

Algeria's army chief renews push for presidential election Algeria's powerful army chief is stressing the need for political dialogue that would lead to a presidential election, as a people's revolt for democ...
00:45 2019-06-18

Algeria’s army chief renews push for presidential election ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algeria’s powerful army chief is stressing the need for political dialogue that would lead to a presidential election, ...
23:15 2019-06-17

In Algeria, conservatives weigh in against pressure for Western-style democracy While tens of thousands of Algerians have been gathering for four months in the capital to demand sweeping political reforms, former fighters who led...
10:15 2019-06-17

Algeria v Nigeria: Africa Cup of Nations semi-final – live! Africa Cup of Nations semi-final news from the game in CairoRedemption awaits Youcef Belaili if form holds against NigeriaAnd you can mail Simon or t...
22:00 2019-07-14

Celebrating arrests, but still pushing for change, protesters rally in Algeria Tens of thousands of protesters gathered in the Algerian capital for the 17th consecutive Friday, demanding the removal of the ruling elite and prose...
19:45 2019-06-14

| Late Mahrez stunner puts Algeria into AFCON final Riyad Mahrez rifled in a stoppage-time free-kick to earn Algeria a dramatic victory over Nigeria and set up a rematch with Senegal in the Africa Cup ...
02:30 2019-07-15

| Mahrez strikes as Algeria make light work of Kenya Riyad Mahrez scored as an untroubled Algeria cruised to victory over Africa Cup of Nations underdogs Kenya in their first game of the competition in ...
09:30 2019-06-24

Mane and Mahrez may be the stars, but Senegal–Algeria final is about the coaches "Gary Al-Smith previews the Africa Cup of Nations final between Algeria and Senegal, where much of the focus has been on Riyad Mahrez and Sadio Mane ...
20:45 2019-07-18

Algeria Beat Senegal In AFCON Final Thanks To VAR And The Dumbest Goal Possible Pour one out for Senegal. The African Cup of Nations final went horribly wrong Friday for the Senegalese national team from the second minute on, and...
00:00 2019-07-20

Africa Cup of Nations 2019 Final: Senegal vs. Algeria live After weeks of competition in Egypt, it's time to find out who will win this year's AFCON. Will it be Algeria's first win since 1990, or Senegal's fi...
21:45 2019-07-19

'We were a real family': Algeria reflect on Africa Cup of Nations win – video ‘We were like brothers, we were a real family,’ said Algeria player Aïssa Mandi after Algeria won the Africa Cup of Nations for the second time, beat...
00:30 2019-07-21

Algeria cancels July 4 presidential vote, rejects candidates ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algeria’s Constitutional Council says there will be no presidential election on July 4 as planned in the North African ...
14:30 2019-06-02

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Shootout win sends Algeria into semifinals Algeria booked their place in the Africa Cup of Nations 2019 semifinals with a penalty shootout win over the Ivory Coast. The thrilling quarter final...
21:30 2019-07-11

Algeria beats Ivory Coast on penalties to make semis Algeria blew a 1-0 lead and a penalty in regulation time before squeezing past Ivory Coast in a shootout to make the semifinals at the African Cup of...
21:45 2019-07-11

Stalemate in Algeria six months after start of protests that ousted leader Demonstrators say they will persist until military-backed government is replaced by civilian democracySix months after a wave of protests began in Al...
22:45 2019-08-22

| Algeria's ex-police chief detained in corruption probe - state TV Algeria's former police chief Abdelghani Hamel has been placed in provisional detention over alleged "diversion of funds and illicit enrichment", sta...
12:45 2019-07-06

Algeria Sink Senegal To Claim Second Africa Cup Of Nations Title Algeria clinched their first Africa Cup of Nations title in 29 years, and the country's first on foreign soil, having lifted the trophy as hosts in 1...
10:45 2019-07-20

Algeria fans celebrate football victory in the streets of London Hundreds gather in Trafalgar Square and around the city after team win Africa Cup of Nations Hundreds of Algeria fans took to the streets of London t...
18:00 2019-07-20

Algeria court detains former justice minister over alleged corruption Algeria's Supreme Court on Thursday placed former justice minister Tayeb Louh in custody over alleged corruption under former president Abdelaziz Bou...
19:45 2019-08-22

Senegal v Algeria: Africa Cup of Nations 2019 final – live! Minute-by-minute updates from the final in CairoPatriotism and soft power: how Egypt sought to gain from AfconEmail Paul here or tweet @Paul_Doyle 7...
21:00 2019-07-19

Algeria to hold presidential election this year: interim president Algeria will hold a presidential election on Dec. 12, interim President Abdelkader Bensalah said in a televised speech on Sunday, despite demands by ...
23:15 2019-09-15

| Algeria army chief demands presidential poll by year's end Algeria's powerful army chief has for a vote to elect a successor to ousted president Abdelaziz Bouteflika by the end of the year, with a date to be ...
19:45 2019-09-03

Algeria's former transport minister appears in supreme court: state TV Algeria's former transport and public works minister Abdelghani Zaalane appeared before the supreme court on Wednesday as part of an investigation ov...
18:30 2019-06-12

Algeria beat Ivory Coast on penalties to reach the AFCON semis "Africa Cup of Nations quarter-final - Suez Stadium – Ivory Coast 1 (J. Kodjia 62\u0027) Algeria 1 (S. Feghouli 20\u0027) Algeria win 4-3 on penaltie...
21:15 2019-07-11

Algeria to block Total from buying Anadarko’s Algerian assets - minister Algeria will block Total from acquiring Anadarko’s assets in Algeria, energy minister Mohamed Arkab told reporters on a sidelines of a conference on ...
02:30 2019-05-27

Redemption awaits Algeria’s Youcef Belaili if form holds against Nigeria From a ban for drug use in 2016 to an enduring strike partnership with Baghdad Bounedjah, destiny appears to be on the side of Djamel Belmadi’s unher...
13:30 2019-07-13

| Algeria army chief reiterates demand for swift presidential poll Algeria's army chief has insisted that a vote to elect a successor to ousted president Abdelaziz Bouteflika be delayed no longer, repeating his deman...
22:45 2019-09-04

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Algeria ready to meet country's expectations Algeria's victory against Senegal secured "The Greens" a spot in the knockout rounds of the Africa Cup of Nations. The performance was also a stateme...
01:45 2019-06-28

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Madagascar stun DR Congo, Algeria ease through Madagascar's fairytale tournament continued in dramatic fashion against the DR Congo. Elsewhere, Riyadh Mahrez was on target as Algeria eased past Gu...
23:30 2019-07-07

Algeria prosecutor refers ex-PM to supreme court over alleged corruption: statement An Algerian prosecutor has referred former prime minister Ahmed Ouyahia, a current minister and two ex-ministers to the supreme court over corruption...
15:00 2019-06-19

Eastern Libyan forces warplane makes emergency landing in Tunisia, pilot held: LNA A warplane belonging to eastern Libyan forces fighting the internationally recognized Tripoli government made an emergency landing in Tunisia on Mond...
22:30 2019-07-22

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Algeria beat Senegal, Madagascar's fairytale continues Despite having Sadio Mane and Kalidou Koulibaly, Senegal weren't able to overcome Algeria. Madagascar's sheer presence at the tournament is remarkabl...
01:45 2019-06-28

Algeria’s Constitutional Council: July 4 presidential vote cancelled since it rejected 2 candidates who tried to run ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algeria’s Constitutional Council: July 4 presidential vote cancelled since it rejected 2 candidates who tried to run. T...
14:30 2019-06-02

Algeria deserved their Afcon triumph but a shame they decided to win ugly | Jonathan Wilson Djamel Belmadi’s side were so exciting throughout the tournament yet allowed their verve to take a back seat to time-wasting and diving to edge out S...
00:45 2019-07-20

Algeria claim second Afcon title after Bounedjah’s lucky strike sinks Senegal Algeria have won their first Africa Cup of Nations since 1990 and it is probably a good job that they will not care how. Baghdad Bounedjah’s heavily-...
00:45 2019-07-20

UPDATE 2-Algeria to seek "good compromise" over Total's Anadarko deal - minister Algeria's energy minister said on Monday he would seek a "good compromise" when asked about his earlier comments that Algiers would block a plan by F...
17:45 2019-05-28

UPDATE 1-Algeria to block Total from buying Anadarko's Algerian assets - minister Algeria will block Total from acquiring Anadarko's assets in Algeria, energy minister Mohamed Arkab told reporters on the sidelines of a conference o...
02:30 2019-05-27

UPDATE 1-Algeria to seek "good compromise" over Total's Anadarko deal - minister Algeria's energy minister said on Monday he would seek a "good compromise" when asked about his earlier comments that Algiers would block a plan by F...
15:30 2019-05-27

Riyad Mahrez strike sinks Nigeria and puts Algeria in Afcon final The tournament had been waiting for Riyad Mahrez and in the semi-final he finally arrived. It came down in the end to one shot. A free-kick, perhaps ...
01:45 2019-07-15

Woman Dies, Shops Looted In France Amid Algeria Football Win Celebrations Shops in central Paris were looted and a woman was killed in a high-speed car crash in southern France in what the government slammed Friday as "unac...
14:15 2019-07-12

Watch: Riyad Mahrez nets wonder strike, sends Algeria to AFCON final Manchester City star Riyad Mahrez sent Algeria to the Africa Cup of Nations final with a beautiful stoppage time score against Nigeria in the semifin...
22:15 2019-07-15

Algeria parliament elects opposition figure as chairman after protesters demand change Algerian lawmakers late on Wednesday elected an Islamist opposition figure as chairman of parliament under pressure from mass protests demanding the ...
00:30 2019-07-11

Algiers Dispatch: Algeria’s Turmoil Adds New Obstacle to Saving the Historic Casbah A plan to restore the Ottoman-era district offended some for inviting help from the French, former colonizers. But the famed warren continues to deca...
03:15 2019-05-23

Senegal vs Tunisia live stream: how to watch African Cup of Nations 2019 semi-final online from anywhere Senegal may be the 2019 African Cup of Nations favourites, but Tunisia have experience of winning this tournament before. It should be a very interes...
18:30 2019-07-14

Senegal vs Algeria live stream: how to watch African Cup of Nations 2019 final online from anywhere It all comes down to Senegal vs Algeria to see who will win the 2019 African Cup of Nations. A tournament of giant killings, dramatic finishes and gr...
21:15 2019-07-19

Algeria security forces to be 'strict' with infiltration of protest marches: defense ministry statement Algeria's army chief of staff on Wednesday warned that security forces will be "strict" in preventing attempts to infiltrate protest marches demandin...
17:45 2019-06-19

AFCON Final highlights in pictures: Africa Cup of Nations 2019, Senegal vs Algeria - goals and key moments Algeria are Africa Cup of Nations champions for only the second time in their history after an early fortuitous goal saw them beat Senegal 1-0 in Fri...
01:30 2019-07-20

What is Turkey doing in Libya? Several international players, including Turkey, are involved in the ongoing civil war in Libya. Ankara supports the internationally recognized Libya...
23:30 2019-07-07

Libya: UAE used US-made jet in bombing Libya's UN-backed government has said the United Arab Emirates used a US-made F-16 fighter jet in Wednesday's attack on a migrant detention center th...
01:45 2019-07-06

Opinion: Sudan must not become another Egypt The conflict between Sudan's ruling military council and protesters is worsening, with reports of deaths and injuries in Khartoum. After months of pe...
20:45 2019-06-03

'Call of Duty' gamer Casey Viner solicited a fatal 'swatting' call. He was sentenced to 15 months in prison Casey Viner, a 19-year-old gamer who planned a hoax 911 call resulting in an innocent Kansas man's death, was sentenced to 15 months in prison F...
18:15 2019-09-16

Libya Fighting Has Erupted Again. Here’s the Oil Impact Amid fighting near the Libyan capital of Tripoli, the risk of oil-supply outages from the OPEC member remains high. The country has been in disarray ...
03:45 2019-07-06

In battle for Libya's oil, water becomes a casualty While Libya's oil lies at the heart of three months of fighting over Tripoli and years of power struggles before that, water is becoming a far bigger...
09:30 2019-07-02

Sea-Eye rescues 44 migrants off Libya's coast A German rescue boat has picked up 44 people that were stranded off the Libyan coast. The rescue comes a day after the same boat handed over 65 migra...
02:45 2019-07-09

About 150 Migrants Drown in Shipwreck Off Libya The United Nations High Commission for Refugees said those who drowned were probably trying to reach Italy, whose anti-immigrant government has sough...
18:45 2019-07-31

Libya's refugees caught in the crossfire of war A conflict between Libya's competing government factions has placed refugees in the middle of a bloody power struggle. A deadly airstrike on a detent...
18:15 2019-07-04

Libya PM Serraj will not sit down with rival Haftar to end war Libya's internationally recognized Prime Minister Fayez al-Serraj said on Sunday he was not prepared to sit down with eastern commander Khalifa Hafta...
21:45 2019-06-16

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Development forum focuses on inclusion; monsoons pummel Asia; young children at greater Ebola risk; small islands fight hunger, obesity; Yemen ceasefire for Red Sea port In today’s Daily Brief: Inclusion resonates widely at development meeting, UN offers help after monsoons devastate Asia, DR Congo Ebola effecting chi...
01:45 2019-07-17

Egypt says 14 killed in road accident CAIRO (AP) — Egypt says a car crash has left 14 people dead and 10 others injured in the capital, Cairo. The county’s ambulance authority said ...
16:45 2019-06-12

Egypt: Cairo hit by deadly explosion Authorities have cited a car driving against traffic and colliding with oncoming vehicles as the reason for the explosion. Rescue workers are searchi...
16:15 2019-08-05

Several Protests Break Out In Egypt, Several Arrested Rare small protests broke out on Friday in Cairo and other Egyptian cities calling for the removal of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi but police quick...
08:45 2019-09-21

Ancient Egypt's enduring mysteries Like the legendary curse of the mummy, ancient Egypt refuses to stay buried in the past. Every so often it comes back to life -- in the 1920s with th...
19:45 2019-08-14

The hotel with a view of Egypt's pyramids Egypt has been attracting tourists for centuries and some of its oldest hotels survive today, offering classic luxury with some of the best views of ...
19:15 2019-07-24

Migrants die of disease in Libya detention; UN criticized In the desert of western Libya, hundreds of African migrants were held for months in a detention center, packed in amid garbage covered in maggots an...
16:15 2019-06-30

Libya intercepts nearly 200 Europe-bound migrants at sea CAIRO (AP) — Libya’s coast guard says it has intercepted Europe-bound vessels carrying nearly 200 migrants, including women, off the country...
15:15 2019-06-22

Manchester bomber's brother being extradited from Libya to UK The brother of a suicide bomber suspected of helping plan a 2017 attack on a concert in the British city of Manchester was being extradited from Liby...
16:30 2019-07-17

UN agency says Libya floods kill 4, displace more than 2,500 CAIRO (AP) — The U.N. refugee agency says heavy rains have triggered severe flooding in southwestern Libya since late May, killing four people and fo...
14:30 2019-06-07

82 migrants missing at sea day after deadly Libya airstrike A boat carrying 86 migrants from Libya sank in the Mediterranean Sea and only three passengers are known to have survived the shipwreck on the day af...
17:30 2019-07-04

| Nearly 40 killed in air strike on Libya migrant centre Nearly 40 migrants were killed in an air strike in their detention centre in a Tripoli suburb blamed on Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar, who has been...
17:30 2019-07-03

Deadly airstrike hits migrants in Libya An airstrike hit a detention center for migrants in the Libyan capital early Wednesday, killing at least 40 people, a health official in the country&...
12:45 2019-07-03

UN says migrant boat capsized off Libya's coast The U.N. migration agency says a boat carrying dozens of Europe-bound migrants has capsized off Libya's Mediterranean coast, as the search for surviv...
21:45 2019-06-02

Turkey says 6 citizens held in Libya have been freed ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A Turkish official says six Turkish nationals who were held by a Libyan force have been released. A Foreign Ministry official s...
13:30 2019-07-01

| UN envoy warns of 'long and bloody war' in Libya The UN envoy for Libya has called for immediate action to cut off arms flows to the warring sides in Libya, warning that the ongoing battle for Tripo...
13:45 2019-05-22

Benghazi port bustling again despite Libya's divisions The commercial port in Libya's second city Benghazi is working round the clock three years after reopening, attempting to raise revenues for its rest...
16:45 2019-09-02

| War-torn Libya's electricians battle to keep the lights on Precariously perched 50m up an electricity pylon providing power to Libya's capital, Mohamad Dahman attempts to fix damage caused by fighting - but h...
21:15 2019-05-30

Returned migrant shot dead in Libya A Sudanese man has been shot dead after Libyan coast guards seized the migrant boat he was on and returned it to shore. The incident highlights conce...
17:45 2019-09-20

Libya confirms it rescued 87 migrants in Mediterranean Libya's navy has confirmed it rescued 87 Europe-bound migrants, including six women and a child, off the country's Mediterranean coast, following a v...
12:00 2019-05-24

At Least 42 Killed, Dozens Wounded In Libya Air Strike At least 42 people were killed and dozens wounded in an air strike targeting a town hall meeting in southern Libya, a local official and the UN-recog...
22:45 2019-08-05

U.N. condemns Libya car bomb that killed two U.N. staff United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Saturday condemned a car bomb attack that killed two U.N. staff members and injured three, a U.N...
21:30 2019-08-10

Libya conflict: No end in sight to humanitarian crisis Migrants in Tripoli are staging a hunger strike demanding better protection by the UN as the death toll rises to staggering heights. But the conflict...
06:45 2019-07-10

The beautiful team goal that knocked Egypt out "Egypt have been knocked out of the Africa Cup of Nations after a late goal from Thembinkosi Lorch condemned them to a shock defeat to South Africa."...
23:45 2019-07-06

Egypt sack coach after exit from Cup of Nations "Egypt coach Javier Aguirre became the first casualty of the Africa Cup of Nations as he was sacked just hours after the hosts were bundled out of th...
12:45 2019-07-07

Protests in Egypt demand el-Sissi's ouster Small anti-government protests have broken out in Cairo and other Egyptian cities. Such public shows of dissent against strongman President Abdel-Fat...
07:15 2019-09-21

Egypt Accuses UN Of Trying To "Politicise" Ex-President's Death Egypt accused the United Nations on Wednesday of seeking to "politicise" the death of the country's first democratically elected president Mohamed Mo...
01:45 2019-06-20

Egypt halts hot air ballooning in Luxor after incident LUXOR, Egypt (AP) — Egypt has suspended hot air ballooning rides over ancient sites in Luxor after strong winds took 11 tourists off course the day b...
14:15 2019-06-21

Explosion in Egypt's Capital Kills at Least 19 People An explosion in Egypt’s capital killed at least 19 people late, which officials said was caused by a car collision after the magnitude of the blast r...
13:15 2019-08-05

Egypt frees ex-diplomat who called for referendum An Egyptian rights lawyer says a former diplomat who called for a referendum on Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi’s government has been releas...
13:15 2019-05-25

Uganda 0-2 Egypt: African Cup of Nations – as it happened Salah and Elmohamady score to send the hosts throughUganda join hosts in next stages by finishing second in groupDR Congo clinch third with big win o...
02:15 2019-07-01

Salah’s Egypt opens African Cup with 1-0 win over Zimbabwe CAIRO (AP) — Egypt has opened the African Cup of Nations by beating outsider Zimbabwe 1-0 in Cairo. Trezeguet provided relief for the host nation on ...
04:15 2019-06-22

Egypt opens Bent Pyramid to tourists The pyramids of Egypt have long attracted visitors intrigued by their ancient history, and now travelers have the opportunity to visit a distinctive ...
18:15 2019-07-15

Egypt detains man behind pro-Mubarak Facebook page Egyptian authorities have arrested the founder of a Facebook page with millions of followers that praises ousted President Hosni Mubarak, a judicial ...
23:30 2019-07-11

| Six suspected jihadists killed in Egypt: ministry Six suspected jihadists have been killed in a shootout with police near the Bahariya oasis southwest of the Egyptian capital, the interior ministry s...
20:15 2019-09-06

| Egypt raids businesses over funding plot Egyptian authorities have raided 19 businesses allegedly tied to the Muslim Brotherhood and accused of funding a plot to overthrow the state, the int...
20:15 2019-06-27

Egypt hikes fuel prices by up to 22 percent Egypt has hiked up fuel and cooking gas prices, in further austerity measures designed to overhaul the country’s ailing economy, but inflicting a hea...
13:45 2019-07-05

Egypt: The security situation remains tense Lufthansa and British Airways canceled flights to Cairo over the weekend, citing security concerns. Although they were reticent with details, the sit...
00:15 2019-07-23

Unpacking the Ten Plagues of Egypt: A Scientific Explanation Could there be a scientific explanation and a sequence of natural disasters that caused the 10 Plagues of Egypt?  ...
01:15 2019-07-23

Understanding the Gods of Egypt: In Unison With Nature Ancient Egypt is a never ending source of inspiration for many of us – their myths, their history, and their art are so wonderful and enigmatic, that...
11:45 2019-09-01

Egypt to hike electricity prices in July CAIRO (AP) — Egypt says it will raise electricity prices for households and businesses by an average of 15 percent, the latest in a series of austeri...
15:30 2019-05-21

Egypt receives 101 more mine-resistant vehicles from U.S. The final 101 of 930 mine-resistant military vehicles were delivered by the United States to the Egyptian armed forces, the U.S. Army announced this ...
18:00 2019-07-31

Egypt calls on Christie's not to auction Tut sculpture Egyptian officials have asked Christie's auction house in London to forgo the sale of a statue of Tutankhamun, saying it was stolen from Egypt and sh...
07:01 2019-06-12

Sisi says Egypt will not accept anything against Palestinian wishes Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, speaking about the unannounced U.S. Mideast peace plan, said on Sunday that his country would not accept any...
23:15 2019-06-02

Egypt says it will participate in Trump’s peace workshop CAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s government says it will take part in the Trump administration’s Israeli-Palestinian peace conference in Bahrain. The...
23:30 2019-06-22

Six Turkish citizens detained in Libya now released: ministry Six Turks detained in Libya by forces loyal to commander Khalifa Haftar have been released, Turkey's foreign ministry spokesman said on Monday, a day...
13:30 2019-07-01

Libya reopens southern airport closed since 2014 Libya reopened on Friday its airport in the main southern city of Sebha which had been closed since January 2014 due to security problems, residents ...
00:45 2019-08-17

Air strike hits Libya migrant detention center Dozens were killed in an air strike on a center housing migrants on the outskirts of Tripoli, with many more wounded. Center officials blamed the att...
11:00 2019-07-03

3 UN staff members killed in Libya car bomb attack A bomb-laden vehicle exploded Saturday outside a shopping mall in Libya's eastern city of Benghazi, killing at least three U.N. staff members, a spok...
07:00 2019-08-11

Car bomb explodes in Libya's Benghazi, killing three U.N. staff A car bomb explosion in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi killed three U.N. staff members and two other mission members on Saturday, the United Nat...
05:30 2019-08-11

Libya detention centre attack is possible war crime, says UN envoy Warlord Khalifa Haftar blamed for airstrikes in which at least 44 people are killedAt least 44 people, and possibly many more, have been killed in th...
15:15 2019-07-03

| Nigerian migrants struggle to reintegrate after Libya ordeal Emerging from her ordeal, Gloria considers herself "privileged". Last year, the 26-year-old left Nigeria with four other women, dreaming of a better ...
21:45 2019-09-17

UN chief hopeful for Libya, after Quartet meeting in Tunis Secretary-General António Guterres said he is hopeful for a solution to the eight-year long conflict in Libya, after a high-level meeting in Tunis, T...
16:45 2019-05-21

At least 40 killed after airstrike targets migrant center in Libya At least 40 people have been killed and another 80 injured after an airstrike hit a migrant center east of the Libyan capital of Tripoli early Wednes...
17:45 2019-07-03

Paris Says Its Missiles Found On Pro-Haftar Base In Libya The French defence ministry said Wednesday that its missiles had been found on a base used by forces loyal to Libya's Khalifa Haftar, but it denied s...
16:45 2019-07-10

African refugees held in Libya to be evacuated to Rwanda: U.N. African refugees being held in squalid conditions in detention in Libya will be evacuated to Rwanda under an agreement reached with Kigali and the Af...
15:45 2019-09-10

Libya's Tripoli Government Blames U.A.E. for Deadly Airstrike Libya’s United Nations-backed government blamed the United Arab Emirates for a deadly airstrike in Tripoli this week, suggesting a new level of forei...
18:15 2019-07-04

Turkey’s Erdogan meets head of Libya’s UN-supported gov’t Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has met with Fayez Sarraj of Libya’s UN-recognized government, following heightened tensions between Turkey an...
13:30 2019-07-06

At least 44 die as air strike hits Libya migrant detention center: U.N. An air strike hit a detention center for mainly African migrants in a suburb of the Libyan capital Tripoli late on Tuesday, killing at least 44 peopl...
03:15 2019-07-04

UN envoy warns Libya is on verge of descending to civil war The U.N. envoy for Libya is warning that the oil-rich nation "is on the verge of descending into a civil war" that could divide the country and imper...
23:30 2019-05-21

From Libya to Texas, tragedies illustrate plight of migrants Recent tragedies have focused attention on the risks faced by migrants, who are often seen as a political headache in the countries they hope to reac...
15:15 2019-07-06

Three Libya eastern fighters killed in strike near Tripoli Three members of Libya's eastern force, including two commanders, were killed late on Friday in a drone strike on Tarhuna city by the internationally...
03:15 2019-09-14

Libya's UN-recognised government launches peace initiative Plan comes after efforts to persuade US that White House had wrong message on LibyaLibya’s UN-recognised government in Tripoli has sought to break th...
10:30 2019-06-17

| UN hears calls to enforce Libya arms embargo The UN Security Council has renewed a green light to a European Union mission to combat migrant trafficking and arms smuggling off Libya's coast amid...
11:00 2019-06-11

More than a hundred migrants feared dead off Libya coast Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) said on Tuesday it fears that a boat packed with migrants sunk off the Libyan coast with more than a hundred people de...
20:15 2019-08-20

UN chief urges implementation of arms embargo against Libya Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is strongly urging all countries to implement a U.N. arms embargo against Libya, saying illegal weapons transfers ...
22:15 2019-06-10

| 300 migrants 'still held in Libya centre' hit by deadly raid Around 300 migrants are still being held in the detention centre in Libya where more than 44 people were killed in an air strike, the International O...
08:45 2019-07-05

New migrants brought to Libya center hit by deadly air strike More migrants have been moved to a detention center in Libya's capital where an air strike killed more than 50 last week, despite a risk it could be ...
03:30 2019-07-14

| Libya buries bodies of 46 migrants after deadly shipwreck Libyan authorities have buried the bodies of 46 migrants after they were plucked from the sea following one of deadliest shipwrecks in the Mediterran...
23:30 2019-07-31

Libya airstrike kills dozens in southern town At least 42 people have been killed in a drone airstrike on a southern Libyan town. The UN-backed government has blamed the attack on forces loyal to...
23:15 2019-08-05

U.S. Drone Attacks ISIS Fighters in Southern Libya The American military carried out an airstrike Thursday against Islamic State fighters in southern Libya in a reminder of the terrorist group’s resil...
01:15 2019-09-21

UK arrests Manchester bomber's brother after Libya extradition The brother of a suicide bomber who attacked a concert in the British city of Manchester in 2017 was extradited from Libya on Wednesday and arrested ...
19:15 2019-07-17

UN says 2 bodies found after migrant boat capsizes off Libya CAIRO (AP) — At least two bodies were retrieved on Sunday off Libya’s Mediterranean coast after a boat carrying dozens of Europe-bound migrants...
18:15 2019-06-02

Haftar militia shoots down Turkish drone over Libya A Turkish drone has been destroyed by forces loyal to Libyan warlord Khalifa Haftar near Libya's only functioning civilian airport, Haftar's LNA mili...
00:45 2019-07-01

Refugees sent to Libya under EU deal face 'catastrophic' conditions Facing the risk of exploitation, violence and torture, aid groups warn Libya is not a safe country for refugees. They argue that is reason enough for...
02:45 2019-07-16

40 migrants rescued off coast of Libya brought to Malta Forty migrants rescued off the coast of Libya were successfully transferred Sunday to Maltese military boats and brought to port, the German rescue g...
13:15 2019-08-05

| Babies saved from Libya clashes in airlift to Rome Nearly 150 migrants from east Africa, including 65 minors and 13 babies under one, were rescued from conflict-torn Libya and airlifted to Rome by the...
12:30 2019-06-01

Libya's Mitiga airport reopens to air traffic after shelling Libya's Mitiga airport reopened to air traffic on Saturday after being closed for several hours following shelling, the airport authority said on its...
06:30 2019-08-04

Migrants detained in Libya, caught in crossfire, seek aid CAIRO (AP) — Eritrean migrants say the facility where they are detained in western Libya was caught in the crossfire between rival militias. The two ...
11:30 2019-07-01

| Salah, hosts Egypt set for Africa Cup bow in stifling heat All eyes will be on Mohamed Salah on Friday as the Egypt star looks to help the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations hosts launch their bid for a record-extend...
13:00 2019-06-21

Family, lawyer say Egypt has rearrested Al-Jazeera reporter CAIRO (AP) — The family and lawyer of Al-Jazeera journalist Mahmoud Hussein, who was ordered released last week after more than two years in detentio...
14:45 2019-05-29

Car bomb collides with vehicles in Egypt capital, killing 20 Egyptian officials say a car packed with explosives was being transported to carry out attack when it accidentally collided with vehicles in central ...
17:30 2019-08-05

Egypt urges Christie's to delay statue sale Egypt’s ambassador to UK fears statue of Tutankhamun was looted from Luxor templeEgypt is renewing its demands that the London auction house Christie...
19:45 2019-07-03

Is Egypt using Syrian refugees as a bargaining chip with Europe? For Syrian refugees in Egypt, crackdowns from the state and racism in society are a part of everyday life. A migration expert spoke to DW about condi...
19:45 2019-06-17

| Egypt FA chief quits after shock SA AFCON exit The president of the Egyptian Football Association has resigned and "sacked" his technical team after the hosts' shock elimination from the African C...
15:45 2019-07-07

Rare Protests Against Egypt’s Leader Erupt in Cairo and Elsewhere Hundreds of young people, responding to online calls for demonstrations against President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, chanted “Down with Sisi” and “Leave n...
05:15 2019-09-21

Egypt opens ancient pyramids for first time since 1960s CAIRO — Egypt on Saturday opened two of its oldest pyramids, located about 25 miles south of the capital Cairo, to visitors for the first time since ...
21:30 2019-07-15

US says Egypt, Jordan and Morocco to attend peace workshop A White House official says that Egypt, Jordan and Morocco have confirmed their attendance at a U.S. conference this month in Bahrain, where the admi...
18:30 2019-06-11

Hosts Egypt beat Zimbabwe in AFCON opener Egypt have started their Africa Cup of Nations with a 1-0 win over Zimbabwe. Dominant for much of the match, the favorites struggled to break down ou...
08:30 2019-06-22

| Difficult to imagine Egypt not winning Group A at Africa Cup Hosts Egypt are favoured not only to win Group A at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations this June, but to go on and lift the trophy a record-extending eig...
09:15 2019-06-13

Tutankhamen sculpture sold for $6 million despite Egypt's outcry A 3,300-year-old sculpture of Tutankhamen's head sold for almost $6 million at auction, defying calls from Egyptian authorities for the artifact...
12:45 2019-07-05

Officials: Militants kill 4 workers in Egypt’s Sinai EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — Egyptian officials say militants have attacked construction workers in the restive northern Sinai Peninsula, killing at least ...
23:30 2019-06-22

Show me the mummy: the undying allure of ancient Egypt Paris’s Tutankhamun exhibition is a record-breaking hit – but scarabs, pharaohs and man-eating monsters have been thrilling us for centuries Paris’s ...
20:45 2019-09-04

Bust of Tutankhamun sold at auction for £4.7m despite Egypt protests The ‘rare and beautiful’ 3,000-year-old sculpture goes under the hammer in defiance of claims it was stolen A brown quartzite head of young king Tuta...
01:45 2019-07-05

King Tut sculpture sold at Christie's despite Egypt's outrage A 3,000-year-old sculpture of Tutankhamun was auctioned off by Christie's for nearly $6 million, despite Cairo calling on the UK government to stop t...
00:30 2019-07-05

Egypt refers 6 death sentences to religious authority An Egyptian court has referred the case of six alleged Muslim Brotherhood members convicted of terrorism to the Grand Mufti, Egypt's top religious au...
14:30 2019-05-22

| Egypt blackface sketch spotlights racism in region An Egyptian comedian has sparked anger by using blackface in a sketch and mocking Sudanese people, drawing attention to what experts say is a deeper ...
14:31 2019-05-21

Palestinians urge Egypt, Jordan to reconsider going to U.S.-led conference Palestinians urged Egypt and Jordan on Wednesday to reconsider their attendance at a U.S.-led conference on June 25-26 in Bahrain, voicing concern it...
19:15 2019-06-12

| Egypt's Sinai: At least 47 fighters, 5 troops killed in battle Forty-seven fighters and five Egyptian soldiers were killed during Egypt's ongoing military offensive in the restive Sinai Peninsula, where it is fig...
14:31 2019-05-21

Egypt v Zimbabwe: Africa Cup of Nations 2019 – as it happened Trezeguet’s goal gives hosts winning start 10.57pm BST Mission accomplished for the hosts. They started this match with real vibrancy but soon ran ou...
08:45 2019-06-22

Egypt frees Al-Jazeera journalist detained since 2016 An Egyptian court has ordered the release of Al-Jazeera journalist Mahmoud Hussein, detained since 2016 on allegations of spreading false news and de...
16:30 2019-05-23

Security Threats Delay Egypt-Israel Gas Deal Egypt’s plan to import Israeli natural gas is being upended by security threats in the region where the military is fighting Islamic State, a senior ...
20:15 2019-09-12

Egypt's Sawiris eyes mining opportunities at home with new law Egyptian billionaire Naguib Sawiris said on Monday he intended to invest in gold and copper mining in Egypt but was waiting to see the details of a n...
00:45 2019-08-27

| Egypt pins Africa Cup of Nations hopes on Salah Egypt's Mohamed Salah will carry the hopes of the Africa Cup of Nations hosts on his slender shoulders just weeks after winning the European crown wi...
06:15 2019-06-21

Egypt's former President Mohammed Morsi dies in court Former Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi has died during a court hearing. The democratically elected Islamist held power for just one year before bei...
00:15 2019-06-18

Egypt’s Morsi quietly buried, a day after courtroom death CAIRO (AP) — A lawyer says Egypt’s ousted President Mohammed Morsi has been buried, a day after collapsing and dying in a Cairo courtroom. Abdu...
10:45 2019-06-18

Egypt says security forces kill 16 militants in Sinai CAIRO (AP) — Egypt says its police forces have killed 16 militants in raids in the restive northern part of the Sinai Peninsula. An Interior Ministry...
15:30 2019-05-21

| HRW accuses Egypt forces, militants of Sinai 'war crimes' Human Rights Watch has accused both Egyptian security forces and insurgents of committing "war crimes" in North Sinai, the scene of a bloody years-lo...
00:30 2019-05-29

| Egypt says Erdogan claims over Morsi death 'irresponsible' Egypt's foreign minister condemned as "irresponsible" accusations by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan that his ousted Egyptian counterpart Moha...
15:15 2019-06-20

| Egypt's former president Morsi quietly buried in Cairo Egypt's first democratically elected president Mohamed Morsi has been buried, as the UN backed calls for an independent investigation into the causes...
18:15 2019-06-18

Egypt explosion injures tourists near Giza pyramids At least 14 people were injured in an explosion that targeted a tourist bus carrying 25 South African citizens, Egypt's state-run Ahram daily reporte...
17:45 2019-05-21

China Looks For Uighurs In Egypt, Where It's Pouring Billions Into Infra Abdulmalik Abdulaziz, an Uighur student, was arrested and handcuffed by Egyptian police and when they removed his blindfold he was surprised to see C...
21:15 2019-08-18

Turkey's Erdogan says he believes U.N. will look into death of Egypt's Mursi Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday he believed the United Nations will look into the "suspicious" death of Islamist former Egyptian pr...
12:15 2019-06-20

Egypt: UN office tries to politicize Morsi’s courtroom death CAIRO (AP) — Egypt says the U.N. human rights office is trying to politicize the death of former Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi, who collapsed ins...
13:15 2019-06-19

Delek says pipeline checks done, gas exports to Egypt by year end Israel’s Delek Drilling said it has completed testing of a subsea natural gas pipeline to Egypt, but it did not begin commercial sales by the end of ...
11:15 2019-07-02

Egypt officials say police kill 8 militants in Sinai CAIRO, Egypt (AP) — Egypt says its security forces have killed eight militants in the restive northern Sinai Peninsula, two days after a deadly attac...
17:45 2019-06-07

Nile dam project: Talks stall between Egypt and Ethiopia Egypt has accused Ethiopia of being "unfair" in talks over a massive dam project. The impasse has occurred due to technical aspects related to the fi...
08:15 2019-09-17

The Latest: Watchdog assails Egypt over Morsi mistreatment The Latest on developments in Egypt after former President Mohammed Morsi's dramatic collapse and death inside a Cairo courtroom (all times local): 8...
10:15 2019-06-18

Egypt opens new international airport for trial period Egypt has opened a new international airport on a one-month trial basis to service the city which will become the country's new capital from mid-2020...
00:30 2019-07-11

Egypt sues Christie's over £5m sale of King Tut sculpture Egypt has asked Interpol to help track down a 3,000-year-old sculpture of Tutankhamun after Christie's auctioned it despite the country's objections....
04:15 2019-07-10

Egypt Jails US Traveller, Saying She Criticised The Government On Facebook When Reem Mohamed Desouky arrived from Washington last month with her 13-year-old son, Egyptian authorities detained them at the airport, she said. T...
16:00 2019-08-09

Libyan commander hands over prominent militant to Egypt CAIRO (AP) — Libyan forces loyal to a commander pushing to take the capital of Tripoli say they have handed over to Egypt a prominent Egyptian milita...
10:30 2019-05-29

Egypt resumes Nile dam talks with Ethiopia, Sudan Egypt's foreign minister said Cairo had resumed talks with Sudan and Ethiopia over a $4 billion dam Addis Ababa is building on the Nile which had bee...
22:15 2019-09-15

Egypt Opens 2 Ancient Pyramids for the First Time Since 1965 CAIRO — Egypt is opening two of its earliest pyramids, located about 25 miles (40 kilometers) south of the capital Cairo, to visitors for the f...
20:45 2019-07-13

Egypt identifies perpetrator behind Monday's hospital car bombing Egypt's interior ministry said on Thursday it has identified the perpetrator behind a car bombing outside Cairo's main cancer hospital this week tha...
01:30 2019-08-09

Egypt: Troops kill 14 militants day after IS attack in Sinai Egypt says security forces killed 14 militants while pursuing attackers behind an assault on a police checkpoint in northern Sinai that authorities s...
13:30 2019-06-06

You Call it Craft, I Call it Art Weavers, sculptors and visionary eccentrics at the International Folk Art Market have liberated traditional definitions of craft. Social media is cha...
18:15 2019-08-23

Nearly 200 Europe-bound migrants intercepted at sea by Libya’s coast guard Spokesman Ayoub Gassim said Saturday that five rubber boats carrying 199 migrants were intercepted over the past several days near the capital, Tripo...
22:45 2019-06-22

Libya suffers drinking water crisis amidst battle for oil TRIPOLI — While Libya’s oil lies at the heart of three months of fighting over Tripoli and years of power struggles before that, water is becoming a ...
22:45 2019-07-02

Libya may shut migrant detention centres after deadly airstrike Reports suggest guards shot at refugees as they tried to flee after first missile hitLibya’s government is considering closing all migrant detention ...
01:45 2019-07-05

U.N. chief calls for independent inquiry into deadly Libya air strike United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is outraged by an air strike in Libya that hit a detention center, killing dozens of migrants and r...
18:45 2019-07-03

Libya’s Increased Oil Production Thwarts OPEC’s Reduction Plans Despite the country’s political instability, its production has grown to 885,000 barrels a day, undercutting OPEC’s efforts to shrink supplies worldw...
14:31 2019-05-21

At least 40 dead after migrant detention centre in Libya hit by air strike: official An air strike late on Tuesday hit a detention centre for mainly African migrants in a suburb of the Libyan capital of Tripoli, killing at least 40 pe...
03:30 2019-07-03

Germany aims to hold Libya forum to stabilize oil producer Germany aims to hold a forum about Libya this year with the United Nations to try to stabilize the oil producing country, where rival factions have b...
17:45 2019-09-11

40 killed after airstrike hits migrant detention center in Libya BENGHAZI, Libya — An airstrike hit a detention center for migrants in the Libyan capital early Wednesday, killing at least 40 people, a health offici...
09:45 2019-07-03

At least 44 killed as air strike hits Libya migrant detention center: U.N An air strike hit a detention center for mainly African migrants in a suburb of the Libyan capital Tripoli late on Tuesday, killing at least 44 peopl...
19:30 2019-07-03

An Airstrike Hit a Migrant Detention Center in Libya, Killing at Least 40 People (BENGHAZI, Libya) — An airstrike hit a detention center for migrants in the Libyan capital early Wednesday, killing at least 40 people and woun...
11:00 2019-07-03

Turkey says six Turks held by Haftar in Libya, demands release Turkey said on Sunday that six of its citizens were being held by eastern Libyan forces loyal to Khalifa Haftar, and that the militia would become a ...
20:45 2019-06-30

At least 40 dead after Libya airstrike; rival forces trade blame An airstrike on a migrant center in Libya's capital early Wednesday killed at least 40 people amid a heightening conflict between the United Nations-...
19:45 2019-07-03

Air traffic stops at Libya's Tripoli Mitiga airport after air strike Air traffic was halted on Sunday at the Libyan capital's only functioning airport, Mitiga, after an air strike, according to a post on the airport au...
23:30 2019-06-30

44 Migrants Dead After Airstrike Hits Detention Center in Libya (BENGHAZI, Libya) — An airstrike hit a detention center for migrants near the Libyan capital early Wednesday, killing at least 44 people and wo...
16:30 2019-07-03

40 Killed, 70 Injured In Strike On Libya Migrant Centre: Officials Nearly 40 migrants were killed and more than 70 wounded in an air strike on their detention centre in a suburb of the Libyan capital Tripoli, an emer...
18:00 2019-07-03

Libya's Tripoli Mitiga airport resumes air traffic following air strike Air traffic at the Libyan capital's only functioning airport resumed on Wednesday after being halted earlier following an air strike, according to a ...
00:15 2019-07-04

At least 40 killed after airstrike hits migrant detention center in Libya An airstrike hit a detention center for migrants in the Libyan capital early Wednesday, killing at least 40 people, a health official in the country'...
11:45 2019-07-03

Airstrike Kills Dozens of Migrants at Detention Center in Libya The bomb ripped through a hangar in Tripoli packed with African migrants hoping to reach Europe. A spokesman for Gen. Khalifa Hifter denied responsib...
15:30 2019-07-04

At least 40 killed in strike on Libya migrant detention center, official says An air strike hit a detention center for mainly African migrants in a suburb of the Libyan capital of Tripoli late on Tuesday, killing at least 40 pe...
11:45 2019-07-03

Germany plans Libya conference to shore up arms embargo Violations of embargo have been both routine and often blatant, says UN special envoyGermany is planning to hold a UN-backed international conference...
08:45 2019-09-13

Airstrike in Libya flattens migrant detention center, killing at least 44 At least 44 people have been killed Wednesday in Libya after an airstrike flattened a detention center for migrants near the war-torn country’s capit...
15:45 2019-07-03

Libya detention centre attack could amount to a war crime, say top UN officials A missile attack on a detention centre in Tripoli that killed scores of migrants and refugees “deserves more than condemnation”, UN agencies said on ...
18:00 2019-07-03

Four killed as car bomb targets funeral in Libya's Benghazi: sources At least four people were killed and 33 wounded when a car bomb hit a funeral of a former senior military commander in the east Libyan city of Bengha...
17:30 2019-07-11

| Drone strike kills dozens at wedding in Libya - reports At least 40 people have been reported killed and dozens injured after an air strike hit a wedding ceremony in southwestern Libya, according to media ...
00:15 2019-08-06

U.N. council pushes Libya truce, tells other countries to stay out The United Nations Security Council on Friday condemned a deadly air strike on a migrant detention center in Libya, called for the warring parties to...
08:15 2019-07-06

Libya's coast guard rescues over 270 Europe-bound migrants The Libyan coast guard says it has rescued 278 migrants on four different boats in recent days. The migrants, including 18 women and two children, ha...
22:45 2019-08-17

'I saw my friends die in the street': Mohamed El-Munir's journey from Libya to LAFC The defender has forged a professional career after leaving the chaos of his homeland. But his thoughts are always with those he has left behindWhen ...
12:45 2019-07-23

Violence rages in Libya as fighters attempt to advance into Tripoli The Libya National Army (LNA) force of Khalifa Haftar, who is allied to a parallel government in the east, started an offensive to take Tripoli almos...
22:15 2019-05-25

Mediterranean tragedy: 150 migrants drown in shipwreck off Libya coast 150 Europe-bound migrants were feared drowned on Thursday after the boats they were traveling in capsized in the Mediterranean Sea off Libya.  ...
18:00 2019-07-31

France says anti-tank missiles found in Libya were 'unusable' France said on Wednesday anti-tank missiles it bought from the United States and were later found in a base belonging to troops loyal to Libya's east...
12:30 2019-07-10

U.S. missiles, sold to France, found in rebel hands in Libya Authorities said Wednesday Libyan government forces have discovered multiple U.S.-made Javelin anti-tank missiles in rebel hands, prompting new conce...
23:45 2019-07-10

Libya's NOC calls on eastern forces to free head of oil union Libya's national oil corporation NOC on Thursday called on Haftar's Eastern Libyan forces to release the head of the oil workers' labor union, Saad D...
02:30 2019-05-24

Libya's Mitiga airport resumes air traffic following a missile strike Air space re-opened at the Libyan capital's only functioning airport, Mitiga, on Sunday after it was halted following a fall of missiles, according t...
01:30 2019-07-08

| Rocket fire hits Libya airport, breaking Eid truce Rocket fire hit the Libyan capital's sole functioning airport Sunday, violating a temporary truce between the unity government and forces loyal to st...
12:45 2019-08-12

Libya’s migrants and refugees with tuberculosis ‘left to die’ in detention centres Migrants and refugees suffering from tuberculosis are being left “effectively to die” in a Libyan detention centre south of Tripoli, the UN human rig...
18:45 2019-06-07

Six children among 53 confirmed fatalities after Libya detention centre airstrikes The toll from Tuesday’s reported airstrikes on a detention centre in the suburbs of Tripoli has risen to 53 dead and more than 130 injured among the ...
17:45 2019-07-05

Libya's civil war: US 'undermines any hope for a successful political process' The warring factions in Libya's stalemated conflict don't seem to be interested in a diplomatic solution. The United States could use its clout in or...
18:30 2019-07-14

Libya's Mitiga airport halts air traffic after air strike: statement The Libyan capital Tripoli's Mitiga airport halted air traffic on Monday after the facility was attacked in an air strike, according to a post on the...
22:30 2019-07-22

Trump and Merkel discussed Libya, West Africa during UK visit U.S. President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel discussed the situation in Libya and West Africa during a meeting in Britain on Wedne...
16:45 2019-06-05

| Libya arms embargo must be enforced - UN chief Antonio Guterres All countries must implement a UN arms embargo against Libya with illegal weapons transfers by land, sea and air fuelling the current fighting in the...
14:15 2019-06-11

Car bomb explodes in Libya's Benghazi killing two U.N. staff: medics A car bomb explosion in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi killed two United Nations' staff on Saturday, several medical sources and the eastern mil...
21:30 2019-08-10

Libya’s counterterrorism force condemns U.N. envoy’s 'terrorist' statements The U.N. envoy to Libya and the country's Counter Terrorism Force are at odds after the envoy asserted that there were extremists fighting within the...
09:45 2019-08-06

U.N. envoy meets UAE minister to discuss fighting in Libya: tweet The U.N. envoy to Libya, Ghassan Salame, has met United Arab Emirates Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan in Abu Dhabi to discuss wa...
23:15 2019-07-16

Ocean Viking rescue ship picks up 251 migrants off Libya Doctors Without Borders and SOS Mediterranee, which operate the new migrant rescue ship, say the mainly Sudanese men and adolescents were picked up o...
17:45 2019-08-11

The Latest: Amnesty urges Egypt to investigate Morsi’s death CAIRO (AP) — The Latest on former Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi’s death during a court hearing (all times local): 9:50 p.m. A leading human...
23:15 2019-06-17

Egypt asks Interpol to trace Tutankhamun relic sold for £4.7m in UK Cairo calls on international police agency to find head sold to unknown buyer for £4.7mEgypt has asked Interpol to track down a 3,000-year-old Tutank...
13:15 2019-07-09

New cities in the sand: inside Egypt’s dream to conquer the desert Four decades ago Egypt embarked on the most ambitious new cities building programme in the world. Their boom shows no sign of stoppingDo you live in ...
21:15 2019-07-10

Trézéguet goal sinks Zimbabwe and gets hosts Egypt up and running • Egypt 1-0 Zimbabwe• Mohamed Salah makes return to action in Africa Cup of NationsTrézéguet scored the only goal as the hosts, Egypt, opened their A...
08:45 2019-06-22

Egypt opens two of its oldest pyramids to visitors for first time since 1960s The Bent Pyramid and its satellite pyramid in the Dahshur royal necropolis represent a transitional form of pyramid construction.    ...
21:15 2019-07-15

Mohamed Salah, Hosts Egypt Set for Africa Cup Bow In Stifling Heat All eyes will be on Mohamed Salah on Friday as the Egypt star looks to help the Africa Cup of Nations hosts launch their bid for a record-extending e...
11:00 2019-06-21

Egypt starts restoration of Tutankhamun's gilded coffin Egypt is restoring the gilded, gold-plated outer coffin of Tutankhamun for the first time since the ancient king's tomb was discovered in 1922. ...
22:15 2019-08-05

Jailed in Egypt, American limo driver attempts suicide Khaled Hassan of New York was allegedly tortured and raped after being unfairly imprisoned by Egypt more than a year ago, human rights activists said...
03:30 2019-08-10

Turkey to push for trial of Egypt government over Mursi death Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday vowed to try to ensure the Egyptian government is tried in international courts for the death of former...
17:00 2019-06-19

Africa Cup of Nations roundup: Mohamed Salah on target as Egypt win • Madagascar 2-0 Nigeria; Burundi 0-2 Guinea• Mohamed Salah scores as Egypt beat UgandaMadagascar pulled off one of the great shocks of the Africa Cu...
02:15 2019-07-01

U.N. calls for independent look into death of former Egypt leader Mohammed Morsi The United Nations human rights office called for an independent investigation Tuesday into the death of former Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi, a ...
22:15 2019-06-18

Egypt opens Sneferu's 'Bent' Pyramid in Dahshur to public Egypt opened to visitors on Saturday the "Bent" Pyramid built for pharaoh Sneferu, a 101-meter structure just south of Cairo that marks a key step in...
04:15 2019-07-14

Hundreds of Brotherhood supporters mourn Egypt's Mursi in Turkey Hundreds of Muslim Brotherhood supporters took to the streets of Turkey's capital and Istanbul on Tuesday, mourning former Egyptian president Mohamed...
14:00 2019-06-18

Egypt's ex-president Mursi buried in Cairo, Islamists mourn Egypt's Islamist ex-president Mohamed Mursi was buried in a small family ceremony early on Tuesday a day after he suffered a fatal heart attack in co...
14:00 2019-06-18

Investors Dodge Global Worries in Currencies of Egypt, Ukraine Investors are snapping up exotic currencies like the Egyptian pound and Ukrainian hryvnia as they seek assets with little correlation to global marke...
14:15 2019-06-20

Egypt's ousted Islamist president Mursi buried in Cairo Egypt's former president Mohamed Mursi was buried in a restricted family ceremony in Cairo early on Tuesday, a day after he suffered a fatal heart at...
11:30 2019-06-18

The Latest: Iran extends condolences in Egypt death of Morsi CAIRO (AP) — The Latest on developments in Egypt after former President Mohammed Morsi’s dramatic collapse and death inside a Cairo courtroom (...
10:45 2019-06-18

Egypt’s ousted president Morsi dies in court during trial CAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s first democratically elected president, Islamist leader Mohammed Morsi, who was ousted by the military in 2013 after a yea...
23:15 2019-06-17

Egypt puts restoration of King Tut's golden coffin on display At team of archaeologists are diligently working on restoring Tutankhamun's sarcophagus, putting their work-in-progress on display in Cairo. It's the...
16:15 2019-08-05

Egypt court sentences 11 Islamists to life for prison breaks An Egyptian court has sentenced 11 people including the head of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood, Mohammed Badie, to life in prison after a retrial on...
14:45 2019-09-07

Statue Of King Tut, Which Egypt Claims Was Stolen, Sells For $6 Million A 3,000-year-old bust of Egypt's boy king Tutankhamen was auctioned off Thursday in London for nearly $6 million, despite claims by the Egyptian gove...
11:15 2019-07-06

Who Were the Mysterious Neolithic People That Enabled the Rise of Ancient Egypt? To many, ancient Egypt is synonymous with the pharaohs and pyramids of the Dynastic period starting about 3,100 BC. ...
18:15 2019-08-02

Egypt, Jordan, Morocco to attend U.S.-led Palestinian conference: officials Egypt, Jordan and Morocco have informed the Trump administration they will attend a U.S.-led conference in Bahrain this month on proposals for boosti...
01:30 2019-06-12

The Latest: Egypt slams Houthi attack on 2 Saudi airports DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf (all times local): 2:25 p.m. Egypt is strongly condemning two drone...
12:45 2019-06-16

Egypt Condemns Planned Auction Of Pharoah Statue Head Egypt on Wednesday condemned a planned London auction by Christie's of a head from a statue of Pharoah Tutankhamun, which is set to proceed despite C...
13:45 2019-07-04

Media group says Egypt suppressed coverage of Morsi’s death CAIRO (AP) — A media advocacy group says Egypt has suppressed media coverage of the death of former president Mohammed Morsi in a Cairo courtroom thi...
19:00 2019-06-22

Europeans and Egypt send air support as Israel battles wildfires Four European countries and Egypt sent aircraft to help Israel battle wildfires that have forced the evacuation of some small towns, Prime Minister B...
13:15 2019-05-24

Egypt's Salah fit to face South Africa - team official "Egypt forward Mohamed Salah, who missed training with a cold on Thursday, will be fit to face South Africa in their Africa Cup of Nations round of 1...
05:45 2019-07-06

The Latest: Egypt’s leader says Gulf security vital to Cairo Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi told Arab heads of state gathered at an emergency summit in Mecca that the security of Arab Gulf states is in...
02:45 2019-05-31

| Videos accusing Egypt's Sisi, military of graft go viral Videos posted online by an Egyptian construction contractor accusing President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and the military of corruption have gone viral, s...
21:15 2019-09-10

Researchers Find Roman Villas and a Spectacular Mosaic in Egypt In Egypt, archaeologists have found some important Roman ruins, in the historic city of Alexandria.  ...
22:15 2019-07-22

King Tut bust that Egypt claims was 'stolen' sells for $6 million A controversial 3,000-year-old stone sculpture of boy pharaoh King Tutankhamun has been sold for nearly $6 million at auction in the U.K., despite pr...
21:15 2019-07-05

Egypt officials say roadside bomb wounds 6 police in Sinai EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — Egyptian security officials are saying that six policemen were wounded by a roadside bomb targeting a police patrol vehicle in...
12:45 2019-06-13

Egypt, Jordan, Morocco to attend U.S.-led Palestinian conference: official Egypt, Jordan and Morocco have informed the Trump administration they will attend a U.S.-led conference in Bahrain this month on proposals for boosti...
18:30 2019-06-11

| Fallout runs deep as Salah, Egypt flop at Cup of Nations After his tale of redemption with Liverpool this season, Mohamed Salah was instead left in disbelief once more as Egypt crashed out of their own Afri...
15:45 2019-07-07

Egypt suspends hot air ballooning in Luxor after 11 tourists swept into the desert Egypt has suspended hot air ballooning over ancient sites in Luxor after winds took 11 tourists off course and forced them to land in the desert. &#...
00:30 2019-06-22

Amr Warda returns to Egypt squad after intervention of senior players • Mohamed Salah among players to show support for midfielder • Midfielder was expelled after sexual harassment allegationsAmr Warda’s expulsion from ...
15:30 2019-06-28

Egypt banned from weightlifting world championships: state media Egypt has been banned from participating in the weightlifting world championships for doping offences, state media said on Tuesday, and the Egyptian ...
22:15 2019-09-17

Landmark Israel-Egypt Energy Alliance Hits Snags A $15 billion natural-gas deal between Israel and Egypt faces legal challenges and concerns about security threats from Islamic State, casting uncert...
01:15 2019-09-08

19 Dead, 30 Injured In Car Explosion In Cairo: Egypt Health Ministry Nineteen people died and 30 were injured in an explosion resulting from a car crash in central Cairo, Egypt's health ministry said early this morning...
13:15 2019-08-05

Patriotism and soft power: how Egypt sought to gain from Afcon The tournament has been a clear opportunity for Egypt but there is a feeling the past month is best swept under the carpetWhen the curtain falls on E...
16:30 2019-07-19

Mohammed Morsi, Egypt’s ousted president, dies in court Mohammed Morsi, the ousted president of Egypt, collapsed in court and died Monday, according to state TV. Morsi, 67, was being tried on espionage and...
19:30 2019-06-17

Mohamed Morsi, ousted president of Egypt, dies in court Imprisoned former leader, 67, collapses and dies while on trial on espionage charges Egypt’s first democratically elected civilian president, Mohamed...
22:30 2019-06-17

Libya drone strike heightens fears of air war and risk of civilian deaths Strike in Murzuq last week, blamed on Haftar forces, killed at least 45 peopleAn air war in Libya is intensifying as rival forces in the divided coun...
22:15 2019-08-11

Libya's Hifter meets French leader Macron amid fighting Libyan commander Khalifa Hifter is in Paris for meetings with French President Emmanuel Macron amid growing international concern about his month-lon...
13:01 2019-05-22

Two killed as car bomb targets funeral in Libya's Benghazi: military source At least two people were killed and three wounded when a car bomb hit a funeral of former senior military commander in the east Libyan city of Bengha...
15:45 2019-07-11

Eastern Libyan forces damaged civilian airport in western Libya: U.N. Eastern Libyan forces have seriously damaged with air strikes a civilian airport in western Libya lacking any military use, the United Nations said o...
08:15 2019-08-18

Libya’s Hifter meets French leader Macron amid fighting PARIS (AP) — Libyan commander Khalifa Hifter is in Paris for meetings with French President Emmanuel Macron amid growing international concern about ...
12:45 2019-05-22

Libya’s Mitiga airport halts air traffic after missile strike: authorities The Libyan capital Tripoli's Mitiga airport halted air traffic on Sunday after the facility was struck by missiles, according to a post on the airpor...
01:30 2019-07-08

US thwarts UN Security Council condemnation of attack on Libya migrant center The UN Security Council failed to issue a statement condemning the bombing in Libya. Washington earlier criticized the attack as "abhorrent," but did...
10:01 2019-07-04

‘Still time' to stop a ‘bloody battle’ for Libya’s capital, insists Guterres Speaking to reporters outside the Security Council in New York on Wednesday night, UN chief António Guterres said there was still time for a “bloody ...
17:30 2019-05-21

Trump officials snub strongman Khalifa Haftar as US shifts course on Libya Administration gives Libyan National Army chief cold shoulder less than two months after Trump showed support in surprise callThe Trump administratio...
18:00 2019-06-08

| Nigerian women struggle to raise children born of Libya rape She was only just 18 when she gave birth without a doctor in a Tripoli apartment, gripping the hand of her best friend who had come on a journey they...
03:15 2019-08-03

Eastern Libyan forces will impose flight ban from Libya to Turkey: spokesman Eastern Libyan forces loyal to commander Khalifa Haftar will ban any commercial flights from Libya to Turkey and Turkish ships from docking in the co...
00:30 2019-06-29

Wednesday's Daily Brief: Women boost work profits, saving biodiversity, UK loses Chagos Islands vote, Gaza funding, malaria-free in Argentina, Algeria Today's top stories include: boosting profits at work by hiring more women leaders; saving biodiversity to beat climate change; General Assembly cond...
02:45 2019-05-23

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Hosts Egypt maintain perfect record Host nation Egypt made it three wins out of three in Group A, beating Uganda who finised as group runners up. Elsewhere, Madagascar caused the bigges...
00:45 2019-07-01

Netflix, Disney consider boycotting Georgia, continue partnerships with Egypt, China Entertainment giants Netflix and Disney are threatening to pull their business out of Georgia over the state's recently-enacted "heartbeat" abortion ...
06:15 2019-05-31

"Nawaz Sharif Won't Meet Fate Of Egypt's Mohammad Morsi," Says Daughter There is a serious threat to the life of jailed former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif due to lack of medical care, his daughter Maryam said Sat...
22:30 2019-06-22

Climb down a 256-foot tunnel to explore Egypt's Bent Pyramid Egypt has opened a tunnel into the 'bent pyramid' for tourists to explore two chambers in the 4600-year-old structure.    &...
17:00 2019-07-15

Egypt teaches students about love and marriage in attempt to curb divorce During a recent class at Cairo University, students laughed as they watched a skit acted out by their peers about a married couple. The husband came ...
14:45 2019-05-21

| Disgraced footballer kick-starts fresh #MeToo debate in Egypt Egyptian footballer Amr Warda, accused of rampant sexual harassment, has been reinstated for the Africa Cup of Nations amid a heated debate about wom...
23:45 2019-06-30

Christian Church Ruins Unearthed in Alexandria May Be Oldest Ever Found in Egypt An excavation in Egypt has unearthed some ruins that they say is one of the oldest Christian churches ever found in the country. The experts were wor...
23:00 2019-05-28

Egypt opens Bent Pyramid to tourists, unveils new archaeological finds The Egyptian government has opened an unusual pyramid to the public for the first time in decades. Its Antiquities Ministry also put on display a hos...
01:30 2019-07-14

Pipeline operator EMG signs terminal deal for Israel-Egypt gas exports The East Mediterranean Gas (EMG) pipeline operator signed a deal to use a terminal belonging to Israel's Europe Asia Pipeline Company (EAPC) for the ...
03:45 2019-09-09