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Egypt, Jordan discuss Arab action over Israeli violence in Jerusalem

The Egyptian and Jordanian foreign ministers discussed in a phone call on Saturday the possible Arab steps and measures to be taken against the recent Israeli assaults against the Palestinians in Jerusalem, the Egyptian Foreign Ministry said in a statement.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/23 7:20:07

Egypt's Sisi inaugurates largest military base in Mideast

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi inaugurated on Saturday the largest military base of the Middle East in the coastal city of Alexandria.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/22 20:04:29

Egyptian court confirms death sentences against 28 over killing ex-top prosecutor

An Egyptian court on Saturday has confirmed death sentences against 28 people over the murder of a former public prosecutor in 2015, the Egyptian state TV reported.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/22 17:25:05

Egyptian army kills 30 terrorists in North Sinai

The Egyptian army said on Friday that its forces killed 30 terrorists in the country's North Sinai province.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/22 7:33:51

Somali forces destroy Al-Shabaab compound in southern Somalia

Somalia National Army (SNA)-backed by the African Union peacekeeping mission (AMISOM) on Friday destroyed an Al-Shabaab compound in southern Somalia.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/22 7:30:51

China's Jack Ma announces support for African entrepreneurs, conservation efforts

Chinese billionaire entrepreneur Jack Ma on Friday announced four projects to support African entrepreneurs, African young people and efforts of conservation in Africa.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/21 23:54:46

Chinese firms create over 28,000 jobs in Ethiopia over past five years: official

Chinese companies have created more than 28,300 jobs in various sectors during the past five-year period in Ethiopia, an official at the Ethiopian Investment Commission (EIC) told Xinhua Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/21 18:49:28

Malawi's arrested agriculture minister out on court bail

Malawi's Blantyre magistrates court on Thursday granted bail to the country's former Agriculture Minister George Chaponda who was arrested Wednesday, on corruption charges, after spending a night in police custody.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/21 18:47:14

South Sudan needs to return to peace, says UN official

A senior UN official said Thursday that challenges must be overcome to put South Sundan back on track for peace.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/21 10:39:15

Morocco court jails 7 female teens for terror-related crimes

A Moroccan anti-terror court sentenced seven female teens to a maximum of five years in prison for terror-related crimes, Moroccan official MAP news agency reported on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/21 9:07:00

Ethiopia-Djibouti railway to start commercial operations in October: minister

The Chinese built 756 km electrified rail project connecting landlocked Ethiopia to Djibouti will start commercial operations in October, said the Ethiopian transportation minister on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/21 8:35:14

Tunisia's PM defends his anti-corruption strategy

Tunisia's Prime Minister Youssef Chahed outlined his anti-corruption strategy, while questioned on Thursday by the deputies of the Assembly of People's Representatives (Parliament).
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/21 8:29:37

AU calls for peaceful polls in Kenya, lauds Judiciary's preparedness

The Africa Union (AU) on Thursday called for free, fair and peaceful elections in Kenya and lauded the Judiciary for its preparedness in resolution of poll disputes.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/21 8:28:30

Burundi's president makes first foreign trip since failed coup plot in 2015

Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza Thursday drove to Ngara District in western Tanzania where he met Tanzanian President John Pombe Magufuli, the first foreign trip since a failed coup plot in 2015, the president's office said.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/21 8:19:33

Rwanda to hold first ever presidential election live TV debate

Rwandan presidential candidates will for the first time in the history of the Rwanda elections appear in a live television debate ahead of August 4 polls, said the National Electoral commission (NEC) of the country on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/20 9:46:00

Egypt's Sisi issues decrees on final statements of state bodies

Egypt's President Sisi issued on Wednesday a number of decrees that are related to the closing statements of some state bodies for the fiscal year 2015-16.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/20 9:41:08

Sudan backs plan to downsize UN-AU mission forces in Darfur

Sudan said Wednesday it is ready to provide all support and facilitation to help reduce the personnel of the UN-African Union Mission in Darfur (UNAMID), in collaboration with the joint committees founded for the same purpose.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/20 9:34:34

Kenya shuffles head of operation to flush out Al-Shabaab in Lamu

Kenyan authorities on Wednesday appointed a new head of security operation aimed at flushing out Al-Shabaab militia from Boni Forest in the coastal Lamu County.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/20 9:03:10