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Coronavirus: Libya to resume Tripoli flights out of Mitiga airport

Tuesday, 11 August 2020

Flights out of the Libyan capital's only working airport have resumed, after a four-month suspension ......

Tunisia’s prime minister-designate to form technocratic govt without parties

Monday, 10 August 2020

Tunisia’s prime minister-designate said on Monday he would form a purely technocratic government ......

Algerian court sentences journalist to three years in jail

Monday, 10 August 2020

An Algerian court on Monday sentenced a journalist and activist to three years in prison on charges ......

Algeria eases coronavirus restrictions, including travel curbs and curfew

Saturday, 08 August 2020

Algeria said on Saturday it will further ease its coronavirus lockdown, including shortening an ......

US imposes Libya-related sanctions on three individuals, Malta-based company

Thursday, 06 August 2020

The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on three individuals and a Malta-based company, ......

Mauritania PM Cheikh Sidiya and government resign amid corruption probe

Thursday, 06 August 2020

Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Cheikh El Ghazouani on Thursday carried out a government ......

Coronavirus: Morocco to reform state bodies in virus response

Tuesday, 04 August 2020

Morocco plans to reform, merge or dissolve some state bodies to reduce their dependency on a state ......

Algeria’s President Tebboune orders probe into forest fires

Sunday, 02 August 2020

Algeria’s President Abdelmadjid Tebboune on Sunday ordered an “immediate” investigation into forest ......

Amid tensions in Libya, Turkey’s hostile statements about UAE a provocation: Bahrain

Sunday, 02 August 2020

Bahrain denounced Turkey's defense minister’s statements about the UAE and described it as “hostile” ......

Haftar says Libya ‘will never accept Turkish colonialism’ in address to LNA battalion

Sunday, 02 August 2020

"We will never accept colonialism. The Turks have stayed in Libya for 300 years and the Libyans have ......

Rights groups urge release of Algerian journalist

Friday, 31 July 2020

Media watchdog Reporters Without Borders (RSF), fellow journalists, and rights groups called ......

Tunisia’s embattled Islamist parliament speaker narrowly survives confidence vote

Friday, 31 July 2020

Tunisia’s parliament speaker narrowly survived a confidence vote on Thursday, but his slim margin of ......

UAE supports Egypt’s efforts towards resolving Libyan crisis: Foreign Minister

Thursday, 30 July 2020

The United Arab Emirates supports Egypt’s efforts to resolve the crisis in Libya, UAE Minister of ......

EU to reimpose coronavirus travel restrictions on Algeria after spike in infections

Thursday, 30 July 2020

The EU is to reimpose travel restrictions on Algeria, diplomats said Wednesday, after a resurgence ......

Libya’s LNA: Turkey sending mercenaries of various nationalities, not only Syrians

Wednesday, 29 July 2020

Turkey is not only sending Syrian fighters to Libya but mercenaries of various nationalities, Libyan ......

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