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Germany strikes new immigration deal with Tunisia

04 March, 2017

German Chancellor Angela Merkel announced a new agreement with Tunisia on tackling illegal migration during a two-day trip to North Africa that also included a stop in Egypt.

Merkel ignores Sisi's human rights record for immigration-curbing deal

03 March, 2017

German Chancellor Angela Merkel held talks on Thursday with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi over curbing illegal migration to her country, offering aid and investment while ignoring the strongman's abuses.

Russia and China veto UN resolution on Syria sanctions

28 February, 2017

Planned sanctions on leading Syrian regime officials linked to chemical attacks in the country have been blocked by Damascus' key allies Russia and China during a tense UN meeting.

Somaliland agrees to UAE military base in northern port

13 February, 2017

Somalia's breakaway northern territory of Somaliland has said the United Arab Emirates can establish a military base in its territory.

Female genital mutilation falls sharply in northern Iraq

07 February, 2017

The practice of female genital mutilation has fallen dramatically in northern Iraq, according to campaigners who were very encouraged on Monday, which marked International Day of Zero Tolerance for FGM.

Egypt denies bombing South Sudan rebel positions

04 February, 2017

Egypt and South Sudan officially denied that Egyptian warplanes have bombed the rebel-held state of Upper Nile, after SPLA-IO rebels accused Cairo of dropping nine bombs on their positions.

Over 100,000 visas revoked due to Muslim ban

03 February, 2017

A US government lawyer said over 100,000 visas have been revoked due to President Donald Trump's travel ban, contradicting White House claims that the ban only affected 109 people.

Morocco 'back home' in African Union, says King Mohammed

31 January, 2017

A decision by the African Union to welcome Morocco back into the fold after a 33-year absence has been warmly received in the North African country.

Morocco rejoining AU is a boon to the continent

31 January, 2017

Comment: After a 33-year absence, Morocco has rejoined the African Union, in a move that will favour the prosperity of the whole continent, writes Samir Bennis.

'Queen made me knight, Trump made me alien': Farah

29 January, 2017

Olympic gold winner Mo Farah has blasted Donald Trump's decision to ban Muslims from seven countries from travelling to the US, calling the decision "ignorant and prejudiced".

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