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Haftar assault on Libya's Derna intensifying, UN warns

31 May, 2018

Libyan rogue general Khalifa Haftar has waged a war against militants holed up in Derna, with tens of thousands of civilians trapped without food, medicine or water.

Egypt mourns death of film icon Madiha Yousri

31 May, 2018

Millions of Egyptians are mourning the death of Madiha Yousri who died aged 97 from age-related health problems.

EU condemns Egypt over wave of activist arrests

31 May, 2018

The European Union has condemned Egyptian authorities over a wave of arrests of activists since presidential elections earlier this year, prompting an angry response from Cairo.

UAE activist sentenced to 10 years for online posts

31 May, 2018

Leading Emirati rights activist Ahmed Mansoor has been sentenced to 10 years in prison and fined one million dirhams by an appeals court in Abu Dhabi.

Two Egyptian soldiers, eight jihadists killed in Sinai operation

29 May, 2018

Two Egyptian soldiers and eight Islamists have been killed in counter-terrorism clashes in the Sinai, the Egyptian military reported on Tuesday.

Rival Libya leaders 'agree to hold elections this year'

29 May, 2018

Rival Libyan leaders vying for influence in the war-scarred country have agreed to hold elections later this year, an advisor to the UN-backed government has said.

Egypt arrests PhD student researching judicial system

29 May, 2018

A PhD student from the University of Washington went missing on Wednesday as he researched Egypt's judicial system, only to appear later in front of prosecutors.

Paris Summit hopes to secure Libya elections this year

29 May, 2018

Libya's rival leaders are set to meet in Paris to discuss the country's political roadmap in an international conference.

In Sisi's Egypt, collective punishment tears entire families apart

28 May, 2018

Comment: The authoritarian Egyptian state is imprisoning and punishing family members of of political prisoners, writes Amelia Smith.

Hacked Qatar news site behind crisis back on Twitter

28 May, 2018

In its first tweet since May 24 last year, the Qatar News Agency announced the emir had sent a message to Azerbaijan's president.

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