A year later, Sudanese raped in crackdown wait for justice

KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Two or three times a week, Mayada goes to visit her baby daughter at the foster home. Sometimes, she breastfeeds her if she has milk, or she just sits and lulls the 3-month-old ...

Sudanese raped in crackdown wrestle with trauma a year later

KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — A year later, Samah still wakes up terrified during the night. She sees her rapists’ faces in her sleep. She can’t bear to look at her own body. She never goes to the streets of...

Sudan appoints new defense chief amid tensions with Ethiopia

CAIRO (AP) — Sudan on Tuesday swore in a new defense minister more that two months after the death of the former defense chief and amid tensions with neighboring Ethiopia. Maj. Gen. ...

Official says east Libya forces retake key town from rivals

CAIRO (AP) — Libya’s eastern-based forces on Sunday retook a key town from militias allied with the U.N.-supported government, a spokesman said, as growing foreign intervention in the conflict appeare...

Sudan summons Ethiopia’s envoy over cross-border attack

CAIRO (AP) — Sudan’s Foreign Ministry on Saturday said it summoned Ethiopia’s diplomat to the country over a cross-border attack allegedly conducted by a militia backed by Ethiopia's military. ...

US military says Russia deployed fighter jets to Libya

CAIRO (AP) — The U.S. military Tuesday accused Russia of deploying fighter planes to conflict-stricken Libya to support Russian mercenaries aiding east-based forces in their offensive on the capital, ...

Libya's Hifter: Tripoli campaign to continue despite losses

CAIRO (AP) — The military commander of eastern Libya-based forces Saturday said they will continue fighting forces loosely allied with the U.N.-supported government in Tripoli, even though his campaig...

Sudan to establish police force to protect health workers

CAIRO (AP) — Sudan's transitional authorities are working to create a police force to protect health facilities, the prime minister's office said Saturday, as attacks against health workers and hospit...

Official: Libya's Tripoli forces take key base from rivals

CAIRO (AP) — Forces allied with Libya's U.N.-supported government said Monday they have wrested control of a key military base on the outskirts of the country's capital from their rivals trying to cap...

Officials: Bombs kill 7 in shelter for displaced in Libya

CAIRO (AP) — Bombs hit a shelter for displaced people in Libya’s capital Tripoli, killing at least seven people including a 5-year-old child from Bangladesh, health authorities said Sunday. ...

Sudan clashes kill 26, including paramilitary forces

CAIRO (AP) — Armed clashes in Sudan’s South Kordofan province killed more than two dozen people, including paramilitary troops, over 48 hours, authorities said Wednesday. It marked the third outbreak ...

Yemeni separatists, government forces clash in the south

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Fierce clashes have erupted in Yemen’s southern province of Abyan between Saudi-backed government troops and separatists backed by the United Arab Emirates, with at least six fight...

Sudan official: 3 killed, dozens wounded in tribal clashes

CAIRO (AP) — Sudanese authorities said tribal clashes killed three people Sunday and wounded at least 79 others in the country's east. The violence in the city of Kassalla first erup...

Libyan officials: Shelling at Tripoli's only working airport

CAIRO (AP) — Fighting between forces loyal to rival governments over Libya’s capital intensified Saturday with heavy artillery shelling hitting the sole functioning airport in Tripoli, setting jet fue...

Egypt’s president expands powers, citing virus outbreak

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi on Saturday approved amendments to the country's state of emergency that grant him and security agencies additional powers, which the government sa...