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US confirms airstrike kills top al-Qaeda leader in Libya

29 March, 2018

A US airstrike last weekend in southwestern Libya killed two al-Qaeda militants, including a top recruiter, the military's Africa Command said.

Talk of Cairo: This week in Middle East football

22 March, 2018

Egypt has taken centre stage in football, with Mo Salah continuing to increase his remarkable goal scoring tally while a new Egyptian star has angered Al-Ahly loyalists.

Senegal closes dozens of schools linked to Turkey's Gulen

21 March, 2018

Dozens of schools linked exiled Turkish cleric Fethullah Gulen in Senegal have been closed, in a sign of Turkey's growing influence in West Africa.

The Middle East's women are championing their own change

07 March, 2018

Comment: Discrimination and violence against women remain pervasive and entrenched, but changes are a credit to the region's women human rights defenders, writes Human Rights Watch's Rothna Begum.

Erdogan's first visit to Mauritania in West Africa tour

01 March, 2018

The Turkish leader arrived from Algeria and was met by Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz who is expected to seal the accords at the West African leader's palace.

Erdogan on new Africa tour to push Turkish influence

26 February, 2018

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday embarked on a five-day tour of West Africa in a bid to ramp up Turkey's growing influence throughout the continent.

Libya's neighbours are obstructing its path to peace

22 February, 2018

Comment: Regional involvement in Libya's conflict is hindering its efforts towards stability, writes Guma El-Gamaty.

Algeria lawmaker under fire over attack on Berber language

10 February, 2018

An Algerian member of parliament has come under fire after she attacked the language of the country's Berber minority in comments that have been widely condemned as racist.

Token brown faces are not what Muslim women want

08 February, 2018

Comment: There is a patronising, racist assumption that Muslim women should be grateful for token Muslims in high places, regardless of what they actually represent politically, writes Malia Bouattia.

Polisario Front leader replaces prime minister

05 February, 2018

Abdelkader Taleb Omar has been forced out, and Mohamed Alwali Akaik, a close ally of the president, has been sworn in, as alliances and rivalries anticipate the Front's forthcoming Congress.

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