January 19, 2013
Mauritanians are not toeing the North African line in inviting the French intervention against Mali. Mauritania still sees France as the colonial enemy with ulterior motives in the region.
The U.N. Security Council on Friday strongly condemned the “heinous” attack and hostage-taking at an Algerian gas complex by Al-Qaeda linked militants.
January 18, 2013
650 people have been rescued on Friday from an Algerian gas facility in a rescue mission by the military.
The Libyan authorities declared Thursday a curfew on the restive eastern city of Benghazi from midnight to 8 in the morning.
January 17, 2013
Thirty-four hostages and 14 of their captors were reportedly killed in an air raid on Thursday afternoon by the Algerian armed forces.
Algerian helicopters have attacked the gas complex where Islamists seized dozens of hostages on Thursday.
30 local workers escaped from the desert gas facility where scores of hostages are being held.
Hostages held by Islamist militants at a gas field in Algeria have reportedly been forced to wear belts strapped with explosives.
Seven Americans were among those abducted on Wednesday when Islamist militants attacked a gas field in Algeria.
January 16, 2013
A State Department spokesperson calls the Egyptian president's comments "deeply offensive".
January 15, 2013
The Supreme Constitutional Court has ruled to leave the Shura Council dissolution case hanging for a bit longer until it gets reviewed by a panel, and postponed the Constituent Assembly dissolution case to 3 February.
After allegations that an Egyptian company was manufacturing the dangerous weapons, Egypt's military answers back.
Faced with corruption in the upcoming elections, the people of Pakistan, led by Dr. Tahirul Qadri, take to the streets.
At least 19 were killed and 100 injured after an Egyptian military train carriage derailed in the early hours of Tuesday in the Giza neighbourhood of Badrashin.
The prime minister of Syria is planning to head to Tehran to shore up the regime's friendship with its last regional ally.