29 September 2014 23:27
Libyan Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thinni and his cabinet have been sworn in to office, days after lawmakers approved of his cabinet line-up.
The premier took the oath during a brief ceremony on Sunday in the eastern city of Tobruk.
The ceremony comes a week after the Libyan parliament approved the prime minister’s 13-member cabinet after rejecting his previous line-up.
Thinni, who has been...
28 September 2014 15:04
Thousands of Ugandans have rallied across the African country to show solidarity with President Yoweri Museveni and protest at a power struggle, Press TV reports.
The demonstrations come days after Museveni sacked his premier, Amama Mbabazi, who has been his close ally for over thirty years.
According to the report, Ugandans have been questioning the friction between Museveni and now his ex-premier,...
25 September 2014 20:22
An Algerian offshoot of the so-called Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant terrorist group who abducted French tourist Herve Gourdel announced it has killed him after France refused to end its airstrikes against ISIL in Iraq.
ISIL’s Algeria Offshoot Beheads French Hostage
The group calling itself Jund al-Khilafah (Soldiers of the Caliphate) released a video titled "A message in blood to...
25 September 2014 12:28
Nigeria army nabs over 260 Boko Haram militants
The Nigerian military says it has arrested more than 260 Takfiri Boko Haram militants in the African country’s northeast.
The army said on Wednesday that 135 militants surrendered with their weapons in Borno State on Tuesday, while 133 others surrendered elsewhere in the northeastern part of the country. They are reportedly being interrogated.
23 September 2014 16:37
The Libyan parliament approves Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thani’s cabinet ministers after rejecting a previous line-up last week.
The new cabinet, approved on Monday, includes 13 ministers and three deputy prime ministers. The lawmakers rejected the previous line-up of 18 ministers, calling on Thani to pick a smaller team.
The government and the parliament are largely considered to be in a virtual...
23 September 2014 10:31
A team of eight experts and journalists visiting the southern region of the West African state of Guinea were found dead in the town of Nzerekore on Sept. 20. Reports indicate that they were there to educate people about the nature of the disease for the purpose of its prevention.
Reports from Guinea say that the delegation had met with elders...
22 September 2014 17:22
The number of presidential candidates running for Tunisia presidential elections scheduled for November has risen to 24 people two days before the deadline of nominations.
Among the candidates are Tunisia's interim president, Mohamed Moncef Marzouki and president of the National Constituent Assembly, Mustapha Ben Jaafar as well as the head of Call of Tunisia movement, Beji Caid Essebsi.
Two women submitted their...
21 September 2014 13:54
Leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, His Eminence Sheikh Ibraheem has on Thursday (18/09/2014) addressed session of the United Nations Human Rights Commission over the Zaria Quds Day killings carried out by the Nigerian military on July 25, 2014.
Facilitated by the fact-finding team of the Islamic Human Rights Commission, the presentation was made live on internet via skype through...
21 September 2014 13:25
Hundreds of Libyans took to the streets on Friday in Tripoli and Benghazi to protest against the convention of the expired parliament based in Tobruk, Anadolu news agency reported.
The protesters in Tripoli called for the dissolution of the parliament and nullifying all of its decisions. They also announced their support for the National Salvation Government, which was chosen by the...
20 September 2014 18:25
Boko Haram Takfiri militants have killed four people in a village in northern Cameroon.
The Takfiri militants attacked the village of Ganse on Thursday.
“They shot three people and slit the throat of another,” said a local leader.
“The people killed were buried (on Friday) morning and we are looking for ways to leave the village because our security is no longer guaranteed.”
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