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Saudis express support for embattled UN Yemen envoy

10 June, 2019

Saudi Arabia's foreign minister expressed support for the UN envoy for Yemen, a UN spokesperson said, amid a falling-out between the envoy and the Saudi-backed president of Yemen.

Former Mauritanian lawmaker calls for restoring Qatar relations

14 May, 2019

A former leading member of Mauritania's ruling political party has called on the country's president to restore relations with Qatar and work to resolve the ongoing Gulf dispute.

Israeli NSO Group 'behind' WhatsApp, Khashoggi, Qatari emir hacks

14 May, 2019

Israeli technology firm NSO Group has come under criticism again for providing the code used to hack phones through one simple WhatsApp call.

Merkel urges EU to find political solution in Libya

02 May, 2019

German Chancellor Angela Merkel stressed the importance of finding a political solution to Libya’s ongoing conflict.

Mauritania 'to execute' extremist killers of American priest

10 April, 2019

Three Salafis have been sentenced to death penalty for murdering an American priest in 2009.

War-torn Libya misses out on Africa Cup place

02 April, 2019

Burundi, Tanzania, Namibia and Kenya will all take to the AFCON field, while Israel and Turkey both got their Euro 2020 campaigns off to a flying start.

UN chief: Western Sahara settlement is possible

02 April, 2019

A solution to the decades-old conflict over Western Sahara is possible, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said.

North African rivals unite to get couscous UNESCO recognition

01 April, 2019

Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia and Mauritania have joined hands in a rare show of unity to have couscous named on a UNESCO cultural heritage list.

Mauritanian anti-slavery activist runs for presidential election

26 March, 2019

Mauritanian anti-slavery activist Biram Dah Abeid has declared that he will run for the next presidential election taking place in few months.

Libyan supporters of Gaddafi-era intelligence chief protest in Tripoli

24 March, 2019

Abdullah al-Senussi was one of the most senior figures in the Gaddafi regime.

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