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Libya's west-based government denounces rights report

CAIRO (AP) — One of Libya’s rival governments has said that a report by an international human rights group accusing it of abuses contains false accusations. Earlier this month, the London-based watch...

Sudan doctors: 24 children, 9 women killed in Darfur clashes

CAIRO (AP) — A Sudanese doctor's union said Thursday that 24 children and nine women were among dozens killed in tribal clashes over the weekend between Arabs and non-Arabs in Sudan's western Darfur r...

Libya's rival cabinet holds first meeting away from capital

CAIRO (AP) — One of Libya’s rival administrations convened for the first time on Thursday in the southern province of Sabha, vowing to end deepening political divisions. The meeting...

Egypt hikes fuel prices amid global inflationary pressures

CAIRO (AP) — The Egyptian government increased fuel prices by nearly three percent on Friday, as global inflationary pressures spike in the wake of Russia's war on Ukraine. The move ...

World Bank allocates $300 million to help Yemen key services

CAIRO (AP) — The World Bank has approved an additional $300 million for desperately needed aid for the poorest and most vulnerably households in war-torn Yemen, as well as for helping the country figh...

UN official urges Libyans to work towards elections

CAIRO (AP) — The U.N.'s top official for Libya on Friday urged the country's divided factions to refrain from violence and agree on a framework for the future. Libya is being pulled apart again, with ...

Libya's east-based lawmakers name new PM, fueling divisions

CAIRO (AP) — Libya’s east-based parliament on Thursday appointed a new prime minister, a development that counters U.N. efforts to reconcile the divided country and will likely produce two parallel ad...

Sudan pro-democracy group denounces UN mediation efforts

CAIRO (AP) — Sudan's leading pro-democracy group lashed out at the United Nations on Friday, accusing it of failing to safeguard the country's transition to democracy and being soft on the generals wh...

Group warns of potential catastrophe on old tanker off Yemen

CAIRO (AP) — A leading environmental group warned Thursday of a potential major oil leak or explosion on an aging oil tanker moored off of Yemen's Red Sea coast. The neglected vessel is loaded with mo...

Sudanese security forces kill 3 in new anti-coup protests

CAIRO (AP) — Sudanese security forces fired tear gas and live ammunition Thursday, killing at least three people as thousands once again took to the streets in the capital of Khartoum and other cities...

UN food agency halts work in North Darfur, affects 2 million

CAIRO (AP) — The World Food Program has suspended its operations across Sudan's province of North Darfur following recent attacks on its warehouses, a decision expected to affect about 2 million local...

Group: Sudanese forces fire at anti-coup rally; 4 killed

CAIRO (AP) — Sudanese security forces fired tear gas and live ammunition at protesters rallying Thursday in the country's capital and elsewhere against the October military coup. At least four protest...

Groups call for protests against Libya's poll cancellation

CAIRO (AP) — Hundreds took to the streets in several Libyan cities to protest the cancellation of Friday's long-awaited presidential election, a blow to hopes of ending a decade of chaos in the oil-ri...

Israeli foreign minister in Cairo to strengthen ties

CAIRO (AP) — Israel's foreign minister arrived in Cairo on Thursday on a diplomatic visit aimed at strengthening ties and shoring up a tenuous cease-fire between Israel and Gaza's militant Hamas ruler...

UN envoy: Sudan's new deal saved the country from civil war

CAIRO (AP) — The deal struck in Sudan to reinstate the prime minister following a military coup is imperfect but has saved the country from sliding into civil strife, the U.N. envoy to Sudan said on F...