France's defense minister says the French military and allied forces in Mali have killed the longtime leader of al-Qaida's North African arm, in what would be a major victory for France after years of battling jihadists in the Sahel.
By Baba Ahmed, Associated Press
A coalition of political parties and associations called for peaceful protests over price hikes on the anniversary of its revolution.
By Bouazza Ben Bouazza, Associated Press
Migrants and refugees are continuing to flee wars and persecution in the Middle East and North Africa as they attempt to cross the Mediterranean Sea into Europe. In the first half of 2017, 73,000 have reached Italy over that route,…
By PBS NewsHour
At least 700 migrants attempting to cross from Libya to Europe may have drowned last week after three boats capsized in the Mediterranean Sea.
By Michael D. Regan
By Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press
The Pentagon is seeking $200 million in the 2017 budget for counterterrorism operations in Libya and other portions of North and West Africa, as the Islamic State threat in that region continues to grow.
By PBS NewsHour
More than 100,000 migrants have arrived in Europe this year after making the treacherous voyage across the Mediterranean. Lindsey Hilsum of Independent Television News goes to a detention center in Libya, where refugees who were trying to flee North Africa…
State Department Travel Alert Reflects Increased Turmoil, Resurgent al-Qaida…
Egypt, Tunisia Find Trouble With Transition to Democracy Despite High Hopes…
In Tahrir Square, tens of thousands of Egyptians rallied to support the military's ouster of former President Morsi, who may face new charges. Islamists also held demonstrations where some fighting led to deaths. In Tunisia, thousands protested the assassination of…
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