Italy foreign minsiter says 5,000 Daesh terrorists in Libya

Some 5,000 militants with the Daesh Takfiri terrorist group are in Libya, Italy's foreign minister said on Wednesday. "According to our analyses, there are today...

28 extremists killed in Tunisia fighting near Libya border

At least 28 extremists, 10 members of the security forces and seven civilians were killed Monday in fighting in Tunisia near the Libyan border,...

Two Egyptian officers killed by roadside bomb in the Sinai Peninsula

A roadside bombing in Egypt's restive Sinai Peninsula killed two policemen on Monday, the interior ministry announced, in the latest in a string of...

Egypt proposes Mubarak’s foreign minister to head Arab League

The Arab League said Monday Egypt has presented Ahmed Abul Gheit, ex-president Hosni Mubarak's last foreign minister, as its candidate to head the pan-Arab...

Tunisia president condemns ‘unprecedented’ extremist attacks

Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi denounced Monday's extremist attacks on police and army posts near his country's border with Libya as "unprecedented" and coordinated...

Militants attack Tunisian forces near Libyan border, 50 killed

Dozens of Islamist fighters stormed through the Tunisian town of Ben Guerdan near the Libyan border on Monday attacking army and police posts in...

Egypt accuses Muslim Brotherhood, Hamas of assassinating prosecutor

Egypt has accused exiled Muslim Brotherhood officials of conspiring with Gaza-based Hamas militants to assassinate Public Prosecutor Hisham Barakat last year and arrested 14...

Libyan forces target Islamic State in Sirte with air strikes

Libyan forces based in the city of Misrata have carried out air strikes against Islamic State militants in their stronghold of Sirte, a military...

Renzi says won’t send troops to Libya for now; freed Italian...

Prime Minister Matteo Renzi denied on Sunday suggestions by the U.S. ambassador in Rome that Italy could send up to 5,000 troops to Libya,...

Ban: Libya’s future threatened by “terrifying” ISIL

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has warned that the future of Libya, and the stability of the whole Sahel region, is at stake as...
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