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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.

Eyes on Morocco: This week in Middle East football

08 February, 2018

Morocco is shooting for the 2026 World Cup following an outstanding performance in the Championship of African Nations.

Behind Algeria's Iranian book ban

30 January, 2018

Blog: Fears of Iranian influences sparking sectarian divisions in Algeria are unlikely to stop future cooperation between Algiers and Tehran, writes Habibulah Lamin.

Hashish sparks Algeria-Morocco war of words

29 January, 2018

Chances of a swift resolution go up in smoke as Algeria's accusations against Morocco threaten to deepen the rift between the two countries.

The other one-percent: Mauritania slammed for laxity on slavery

26 January, 2018

The African Union slammed Mauritania after a slave owner was sentenced to just two years in prison, in a country where 1 in 100 are still slaves

Saudi-backed Yemen PM welcomes 'new UN Envoy to Yemen'

26 January, 2018

“Peace is possible in Yemen if the international community can persuade or oblige the Houthis to implement the international resolution”, Prime Minister Ahmed Obaid Bin Daghr urged

UN chief taps British mediator as new Yemen envoy

25 January, 2018

Diplomatic sources say Martin Griffiths is set to replace Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed as the UN's envoy to Yemen.

UK to pay extra £44.5m for Calais border security

18 January, 2018

Border security, counter-terrorism, aid and the Bayeux Tapestry are on the agenda for Thursday's meeting between the French and British leaders

Africa: IS-linked group claims attacks on US, French troops

13 January, 2018

A group linked to Islamic State has claimed responsibility over attacks on French and US troops in west Africa, in the Sahel region south of the Sahara.

Saudis, Emiratis pledge €130 million for Sahel 'anti-terror force'

14 December, 2017

Saudi Arabia has pledged 100 million euros for the G5 Sahel force, a five-nation anti-terror force in the Sahel region of West Africa

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