27 January 2015 23:14
Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir will compete with 14 registered candidates in the April presidential election.
“The electoral commission has received a total of 15 candidacies for the post of the president of the republic,” said Mokhtar al-Assam, the head of Sudan’s National Electoral Commission, on Thursday.
The presidential election will be held on April 13, along with parliamentary elections.
Fadl el-Sayed Shuayb, a...
27 January 2015 22:58
Tanzanian authorities have suspended the publication and circulation of a major regional newspaper across the African country, citing its lack of registration.
This came after the Tanzanian government expressed discontent with the Nairobi-based weekly East African’s reporting and analysis.
Tanzania Director of Information Services Assa Mwambene said Tuesday that the decision had been taken earlier this month because the paper “has been...
27 January 2015 19:47
A Turkish hospital in Istanbul admitted four ISIL commanders, who were wounded in military operations in Libya, media reports said. The Libyan intelligence and security sources disclosed that four ISIL commander named Mohammad Sasi Al-Fallah, Emad Al-Ayoub, Ahmad Yahya and Salim Balaou have been dispatched to Turkey for treatment, the Al-Dastour news agency reported.
The four ISIL commanders were reportedly wounded...
27 January 2015 19:19
At least three people have been killed when United Nations peacekeepers used live rounds to disperse protesters in Mali’s conflict-ridden Gao.
On Tuesday, a huge crowd of angry youths gathered for a second day outside the headquarters of the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) in the city of Gao, located more than 1,000 kilometers (621 miles) southwest of...
27 January 2015 16:57
Gunmen have stormed a luxury hotel in Libya’s capital, killing at least five foreigners and three guards, authorities said.
Corinthia HotelThe attack, which included a car bombing, struck the Corinthia hotel, which sits along the Mediterranean Sea. In a brief statement on Twitter, the Tripoli branch of ISIL claimed responsibility, the Site Intelligence monitoring group said.
The bomb went off only meters...
27 January 2015 16:44
Fighters of the ISIS group in Libya have claimed an attack on Tripoli's luxurious Corinthia Hotel, the SITE Intelligence monitoring group said on Tuesday.
A car bomb exploded outside the Corinthia Hotel in the Libyan capital Tripoli on Tuesday, a security source told AFP.
In a message on Twitter, the ISIS branch in western Libya said that its militants had stormed the...
27 January 2015 15:01
A car bomb has gone off outside a luxurious hotel in the Libyan capital of Tripoli, a security official says.
The bomb exploded outside the Corinthia Hotel in Tripoli’s old city early Tuesday morning, the official said.
According to the security official, three gunmen suspected of carrying out the attack are in the hotel, which has been surrounded by security forces.
27 January 2015 8:52
Grand Ayatollah Hoseyn Nouri-Hamadani noted that the enemy has created the Takfiri phenomenon and supports Salafis and Wahhabi terrorist groups, such as ISIL and Boko Haram, in order to tarnish the image of Islam.
The Grand Ayatollah made the remarks in a gathering of seminarians in the holy city of Qom.
Ayatollah Nouri-Hamadani explained that with plots the enemies seek to...
26 January 2015 19:00
The deputy foreign minister of Libya’s internationally-recognized government has been freed after brief abduction in the seat of the administration in the country’s east.
According to the Libyan Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Sunday, gunmen entered the residency of Hassan al-Saghir under the guise of security forces and took him away in a car.
The official was, however, released on Monday.
26 January 2015 18:56
At least thirteen people, including three local journalists, have been killed in an attack on their convoy in a remote northwestern region of South Sudan.
South Sudanese army spokesman, Philip Aguer, said on Monday that vehicles carrying local officials, journalists and civilians were ambushed in Raga County of the Western Bahr el-Ghazal state on Sunday.
Aguer said reporters from South Sudan’s state-run...
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