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UN envoy: Failure to hold Libya vote could lead to conflict
Middle East

UN envoy: Failure to hold Libya vote could lead to conflict

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The UN special envoy for Libya warned Friday that failure to hold presidential and parliamentary elections…
Morocco’s king names Aziz Akhannouch as new PM
Middle East

Morocco’s king names Aziz Akhannouch as new PM

Morocco’s King Mohammed VI on Friday appointed Aziz Akhannouch as the country’s new prime minister. A statement from the royal…
Algeria arrests members of MAK separatist group after attacks
Middle East

Algeria arrests members of MAK separatist group after attacks

ALGIERS, Sept 6 (Reuters) – Algeria has arrested 27 suspected members of a separatist group that the government has declared…
Exploring Sudan’s Jebel Barkal, home to ancient Egyptian god Amun
Travel

Exploring Sudan’s Jebel Barkal, home to ancient Egyptian god Amun

Located on a bend in the Nile in northern Sudan’s Nubia region, Jebel Barkal (Pure Mountain) was believed by ancient…
Moroccan elections will be about math, not change
Middle East

Moroccan elections will be about math, not change

The Moroccan elections take place next Wednesday and will be the first time that newly formulated electoral rules apply, including…
Officials: Gadhafi son freed after 7-plus years in detention
Middle East

Officials: Gadhafi son freed after 7-plus years in detention

CAIRO (AP) — Libyan authorities on Sunday released one of Muammar Gadhafi’s sons after more than seven years of detention…
Worst Tripoli fighting in a year shows limits of Libya peace push
Middle East

Worst Tripoli fighting in a year shows limits of Libya peace push

TRIPOLI, Sept 3 (Reuters) – Fighting broke out in Tripoli early on Friday between rival armed forces, the heaviest clashes…
Morocco starts vaccinating children ages 12 to 17
Middle East

Morocco starts vaccinating children ages 12 to 17

RABAT, Morocco (AP) — Morocco has launched a campaign to administer COVID-19 vaccines to children from 12 to 17, becoming…
Egypt, Algeria pledge to continue pushing for Libya resolution
Egypt

Egypt, Algeria pledge to continue pushing for Libya resolution

Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry said on Monday that Egypt and Algeria have pledged to continue coordinating to restore stability,…
Algeria breaks off diplomatic ties with neighboring Morocco
Middle East

Algeria breaks off diplomatic ties with neighboring Morocco

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algeria formally broke off diplomatic relations with neighboring Morocco on Tuesday, with the foreign minister citing…
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