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Egypt : Egypt president allows 'systematic torture' in jails: Prominent rights group
on 2017/9/10 16:47:56
Egypt

Click to see original Image in a new windowHuman Rights Watch (HRW) says Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi has permitted “systematic” torture in detention centers, a practice likely amounting to a crime against humanity.

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North of Africa : Bodies of 16 refugees found in Libya near Egypt
on 2017/9/10 16:47:08
North of Africa

Click to see original Image in a new windowLibyan security forces have found the bodies of 16 refugees near the country’s border with Egypt, amid suspicion that they have been left behind by traffickers.

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Egypt : Egypt and US to resume joint war games after 8 years
on 2017/9/10 16:46:06
Egypt

Click to see original Image in a new windowEgypt has announced that it will resume hosting joint military exercises with the United States following an eight-year hiatus.

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Kenya : Kenya opposition leader sets conditions for new presidential election
on 2017/9/10 16:45:15
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Click to see original Image in a new windowKenya’s opposition leader Raila Odinga has set conditions for participating in a fresh presidential election, saying he should be given “legal and constitutional” guarantees after the Supreme Court declared last month’s poll as invalid.

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Nigeria : Boko Haram attacks kill nearly 400 since April: Amnesty International
on 2017/9/5 15:13:25
Nigeria

Click to see original Image in a new windowAmnesty International has voiced alarm over a “sharp rise” in crimes committed by the Nigeria-based Boko Haram terror group, saying attacks by the Daesh-linked militants have claimed nearly 400 civilian lives since April.

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Somalia : Al-Shabab bombing kills 12 in Somalia's Puntland
on 2017/9/5 15:12:13
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Click to see original Image in a new windowThe al-Shabab Takfiri terrorist group has claimed responsibility for a bomb attack that killed 12 people, including five soldiers, in Somalia's semi-autonomous Puntland region.

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Kenya : Kenya’s Supreme Court nullifies presidential vote
on 2017/9/5 15:11:27
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Click to see original Image in a new windowKenya's Supreme Court on Friday declared President Uhuru Kenyatta's election win invalid due to irregularities committed by the election board and ordered a new vote in 60 days.

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Libya : Daesh attack kills 2 policemen in Libya
on 2017/9/5 15:10:35
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Click to see original Image in a new windowA Daesh terrorist drove his explosives-laden car into a checkpoint east of the coastal Libyan city of Sirte on Thursday, killing two policemen, military officials said.

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Kenya : Three civilians killed in Kenya landmine blast
on 2017/9/5 15:07:21
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Click to see original Image in a new windowThree civilians were killed after their vehicle ran over a landmine on a road near Kenya’s border with Somalia, a government official said, in the fifth such incident in the area in three months.

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Somalia : 10 civilians killed in US-backed raid, confirms Somali government
on 2017/9/5 15:06:36
Somalia

Click to see original Image in a new windowGovernment officials in Somalia have confirmed that the 10 people who were recently killed in a joint US-Somali raid in Bariire village were civilians.

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Libya : Militia halts Libya’s crude production in three oil fields
on 2017/9/5 15:05:29
Libya

Click to see original Image in a new windowA militia based in Libya’s western region has closed off pipelines running from three key oil fields to a refinery, causing a halt to production and dealing a further blow to the North African country’s desperate attempts to restore the critical flow.

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Libya : Libya rescues about 500 refugees off western coasts
on 2017/8/30 16:14:48
Libya

Click to see original Image in a new windowThe Libyan coast guard has carried out three separate rescue missions off the western coasts, saving about 500 refugees trying to cross the Mediterranean into Europe.

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Egypt : Germany, Egypt reach agreement to slow down flow of refugees to Europe
on 2017/8/30 16:13:43
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Click to see original Image in a new windowGermany and Egypt have agreed on a plan to reduce the flow of refugees and asylum seekers to Europe, as part of Berlin’s wider push to curb the stream of illegal and unchecked immigration to the European country, the refugees’ ideal destination.

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Sierra Leone : Death toll from Sierra Leone mudslides tops 1,000: Local sources
on 2017/8/30 16:12:43
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Click to see original Image in a new windowMore than 1,000 people have died from the mudslide and flood that hit Sierra Leone’s capital nearly two weeks ago, a local leader and a minister said Sunday during services honoring the disaster’s victims.

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Somalia : Somali families say govt. responsible for US-backed raid victims
on 2017/8/30 16:11:33
Somalia

Click to see original Image in a new windowSomali families refuse to bury the bodies of 10 loved ones, including three children, who were recently shot dead when the army supported by US troops carried out an operation in the village of Bariire.

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Nigeria : 27 killed in Boko Haram attacks on Nigerian villages
on 2017/8/30 16:10:39
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Click to see original Image in a new windowBoko Haram extremists killed at least 27 people by shooting them and slitting their throats as they attacked several villages in northern Nigeria's Borno state in the past week, residents said.

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Sudan : Sudan deploys more forces to Yemen to help Saudi-led war
on 2017/8/30 16:09:57
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Click to see original Image in a new windowA new group of Sudanese troops has reportedly been deployed to southern Yemen to assist a Saudi-led coalition waging war on the impoverished country.

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West of Africa : Suspected Boko Haram terrorists kill 11, kidnap 8 in Cameroon village
on 2017/8/30 16:07:59
West of Africa

Click to see original Image in a new windowAt least 11 people have been killed and eight more kidnapped by suspected Boko Haram terrorists in an overnight attack on a village in northern Cameroon near the Nigerian border.

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Uganda : Uganda court makes Muslims scapegoat
on 2017/8/30 16:06:47
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Click to see original Image in a new windowFour members of a Muslim group have been handed life sentences for taking part in alleged terrorism-related activities.

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Egypt : Egypt slams US over decision to cut aid, warns of 'repercussions'
on 2017/8/30 16:05:51
Egypt

Click to see original Image in a new windowEgypt has censured Washington’s decision to cut hundreds of millions of dollars in aid to the country over its human rights record amid a visit to Cairo by an American delegation, including Senior White House Adviser Jared Kushner, as part of a tour of the Middle East.

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