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UN disputes Morocco's claims of incursions in Western Sahara

02 April, 2018

The UN has said they have not observed fighters from the Polisario Front making incursions into Western Sahara.

Yemen does the impossible: This week's Middle East football

31 March, 2018

A rare moment of joy for Yemen as the war-battered country celebrates its biggest football achievement ever, writes Uri Levy.

French troops in Syria would be 'invasion': Turkey

31 March, 2018

An increase in French military presence in Syria would be an "invasion" Turkey's defence minister warned on Saturday, amid increasing tensions between Paris and Ankara.

Using and abusing the state of emergency

30 March, 2018

Comment: The amorphous concept of 'terrorism' has created the opportunity for both foreign and domestic wars, writes Hassina Mechai.

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

21 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

20 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

28 February, 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.

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