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Morocco king slams politicians, officials for neglect of duties

Morocco's King Mohammed VI slammed on Saturday politicians and public officials for neglect of their duties, and failing to meet aspirations of the people.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/30 7:36:04

At least 2 dead, more injured in S. African stadium stampede: reports

At least two people were confirmed dead and several others injured in a stampede at South Africa's FNB Stadium, according to local media reports on Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/30 0:03:57

Egypt's Sisi highlights anti-terror security efforts in North Sinai

Egyptian President Sisi met Saturday with leaders of Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF) over the security situation in North Sinai amid an ongoing anti-terror security campaign, official MENA news agency reported.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/29 23:33:42

Egypt court sentences 8 to death over police station assault

An Egyptian court on Saturday has sentenced eight people to death over charges of breaking into a police station in 2013, official news agency MENA reported.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/29 17:47:38

Egypt court jails 58 to 25 years over anti-police violence

An Egyptian military court sentenced on Thursday 58 supporters of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood to 25 years in prison over anti-police violence in late 2013, state-run Ahram newspaper reported.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/28 7:14:08

Pigeons in Cairo, Egypt

Pigeons fly across the sky in Cairo, Egypt on July 23, 2017.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/27 9:52:54

Arab committee formed to monitor "Israel's violations" in Jerusalem

The Arab Permanent Committee on Human Rights decided on Wednesday to form a committee to monitor the "Israeli violations" in East Jerusalem, Egyptian state-run MENA news agency reported.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/27 7:52:28

Foreign countries refuse to receive bodies of IS-affiliated citizens: Libya gov't

Libya's UN-backed unity government on Wednesday said that foreign countries refused to receive bodies of their IS-affiliated citizens who were killed in the war in Sirte.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/27 7:47:51

Tanzania to construct dry port to serve Great Lakes region

The Tanzania Ports Authority (TPA) said on Wednesday it plans to build a dry port in the east African nation's western region of Kigoma to cater for East Africa and the Great Lakes region.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/26 22:59:02

Ethiopia to open new camp for South Sudanese refugees

Ethiopia is to open a new camp for South Sudanese refugees in a bid to cope with rising number of people running from a brutal civil war.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/26 22:58:34

34 arrested in Ethiopia's biggest anti-corruption sweep in years

34 senior officials, businessperson and middlemen have been arrested in Ethiopia's biggest anti-corruption sweep in years.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/26 8:22:06

Nigeria promotes over 6,000 soldiers fighting Boko Haram

The Nigerian government Tuesday said it has approved special promotion of 6,199 soldiers fighting Boko Haram terrorists in restive northeast part of the country, to various ranks.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/26 8:21:50

Egypt army kills 40 militants in Sinai raids

Some 40 militants were killed in military raids on their hotbeds in Egypt's province of North Sinai, armed forces said in a statement on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/25 16:55:51

Morocco jails 33 to 24 years for foiled mass jailbreak

Morocco court sentenced 33 people to 24 years in prison for foiled mass jailbreak two years ago, the official MAP news agency reported on Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/25 7:39:03

7 civilians killed in terror explosion in Egypt's North Sinai

Seven Egyptian civilians were killed on Monday when a terrorist vehicle loaded with explosives went off near a security checkpoint in the country's North Sinai province, military spokesman said.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/25 6:11:26

Egyptian police kill 8 pro-Muslim Brotherhood militants in Fayoum

Egyptian police killed on Sunday eight militants loyal to the outlawed group Muslim Brotherhood during clashes in Fayoum province, Egypt's Interior Ministry said.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/23 23:09:34

Dangerous route to manhood

Naked, covered in white clay mud, and with his penis wrapped in leaves, Abongile Maqegu, 20, sits in a hut in South Africa recovering from his circumcision – a traditional ritual that can prove fatal.
Source: AFP | 2017/7/23 20:53:39

S. Africa decision to withdraw from the ICC remains, ruling party says

South Africa's decision to withdraw from the International Criminal Court (ICC) remains, ruling party African National Congress (ANC) chairperson for International Relations Subcommittee, Edna Molewa has said.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/23 7:20:34