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World Apr 20Egyptians vote on changes that would extend el-Sissi’s rule
Egyptians went to the polls Saturday for the first of three days of voting on constitutional amendments that would allow President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi to stay in power until 2030 and broaden the military’s role.
World Apr 16Fight over Libya’s capital has displaced 20,000, UN says
The self-styled Libyan National Army, aligned with a rival government in the east, launched a major military offensive on April 5 to take Tripoli, igniting clashes with rival militias allied with the U.N.-supported government.
World Apr 11Sudanese officials say army forced president to step down
The circumstances of al-Bashir's apparent ouster after months of intensifying protests were not clear and his whereabouts were unknown.
World Apr 07U.S. pulls forces from Libya amid fighting near capital
The United States said Sunday it has temporarily withdrawn some of its forces from Libya due to “security conditions on the ground,” as a Libyan military commander’s forces advanced toward the capital, Tripoli, clashing with rival militias.
World Dec 18Cease-fire in Yemen takes effect, but peace could prove elusive
A cease-fire on Tuesday halted months of heavy fighting in Yemen's port city of Hodeida, raising hopes that the latest U.N.-led peace efforts can end the civil war and alleviate the world's worst humanitarian crisis.
World Nov 21Nearly 85,000 Yemeni children died from hunger and disease during civil war, aid group says
"For every child killed by bombs and bullets, dozens are starving to death and it's entirely preventable," said Tamer Kirolos, Save the Children's Yemen director.
World Nov 02Christian pilgrims in Egypt ambushed; ISIS claims responsibility
Islamic militants on Friday ambushed three buses carrying Christian pilgrims on their way to a remote desert monastery south of the Egyptian capital of Cairo, killing seven and wounding 19, according to the Coptic Orthodox Church and the Interior Ministry.
World Oct 25UN: Death toll from Saudi airstrike in Yemen at 21
Wednesday's attack came amid mounting fears of a fresh coalition assault on Hodeida — a city that has been the lifeline for international aid deliveries to Yemen.
World Sep 02Rights group says strike on bus in Yemen is ‘apparent war crime’
An airstrike by the Saudi-led coalition fighting Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi rebels in Yemen that killed dozens of people last month is an "apparent war crime," an international rights group said Sunday.