Libyan Army (Shutterstock/File Photo)
June 18, 2018 - 14:00 GMT
The Libyan National Army has reached the last pockets of extremist resistance against LNA forces in the eastern city of Derna, arresting Osama bin Laden’s former driver Soufian bin Qamou, informed sources said.
President of France, Emmanuel Macron (Shutterstock/File Photo)
June 14, 2018 - 17:04 GMT
A meeting between French and Italian leaders will go ahead on Friday despite tension after Paris criticized Rome for denying entry to a rescue ship carrying hundreds of migrants, the Elysee Palace said on Thursday.
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas (Shutterstock/File Photo)
June 14, 2018 - 10:00 GMT
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas welcomed the passing of a U.N. General Assembly resolution on protecting the Palestinian people which was adopted Wednesday with a majority of votes.
French President, Emmanuel Macron denounced Italy's
June 13, 2018 - 22:00 GMT
French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday denounced Italy's "cynicism" and "irresponsibility" for denying entry to a ship carrying hundreds of migrants rescued in the Mediterranean this weekend.
Italy's Foreign Ministry has summoned France’s Ambassador Christian Masset. (Twitter)
June 13, 2018 - 11:54 GMT
The Foreign Ministry of Italy has summoned France’s ambassador amid a diplomatic row between the two countries over the handling of a stranded ship in the Mediterranean with hundreds of refugees on board.
Lotfi Brahem, Tunisian interior minister. (AFP/ File)
June 13, 2018 - 09:41 GMT
Tunisian officials have begun an investigation into a report that the sacked interior minister plotted a government overthrow in coordination with the United Arab Emirates.
Siddik al-Sour, head of the Investigations Bureau at the Office of the Attorney General, speaks during a press conference in the Libyan capital Tripoli. (AFP/ File)
June 11, 2018 - 17:26 GMT
Libyan authorities are set to release several Gaddafi-era senior officials over "medical concerns", the country's director of the attorney general's investigations office said.
Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed fired his Interior Minister over a capsized boat of migrants off the coast of the North African country. (AFP/ File)
June 07, 2018 - 10:30 GMT
Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed on Wednesday fired his interior minister amid recriminations over a capsized boat of migrants off the coast of the North African country in the deadliest shipwreck this year on the dangerous Mediterranean Sea route to Europe.
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June 06, 2018 - 10:57 GMT
Ethiopia on Tuesday decided to fully implement the so-called Algiers agreement and the decisions of the Ethiopia-Eritrea Boundary Commission.
Tawergha (Twitter)
June 05, 2018 - 12:00 GMT
A new accord has been struck for thousands of displaced Libyans to return home to a town that sided with former leader Moammar Gadhafi in the 2011 revolution, the country’s unity government said Monday.
June 05, 2018 - 09:18 GMT
Forces led by Libyan military commander Khalifa Haftar announced early Tuesday that they have taken control of 75 percent of Derna city.
Libyan flag (Shutterstock/File Photo)
June 05, 2018 - 06:00 GMT
The Libyan cities of Misurata and Tawergha have signed a peace treaty, ending a seven-year feud.
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June 03, 2018 - 16:20 GMT
The bodies of 11 migrants, who drowned off Tunisia’s southern coast, were recovered, announced the Interior Ministry on Sunday.
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June 03, 2018 - 09:48 GMT
The United Nations support mission in Libya called on all sides in the northeastern city of Derna to exercise the greatest levels of restraint and take all precautions to protect the civilians.
Matteo Salvini  (Shutterstock)
June 02, 2018 - 08:43 GMT
Far-right Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini has pledged to deliver on his campaign promise to deport half a million asylum seekers from the country.
Lawyers in charge of the Kamal Matmati case, a member of the Islamist movement Ennahdha who was arrested in 1991 during Ben Ali's rule and tortured to death, gather in the Gabes court on May 29, 2018. (AFP/ STRINGER)
May 30, 2018 - 12:25 GMT
A Tunisian court has heard the first round of a series of alleged human rights violations cases, brought by an investigation committee, against the North African country’s former dictator Zine El Abidine Ben Ali and 13 other ex-officials.