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Sudanese army clashes with Ethiopian forces along disputed border

The Sudan Tribune newspaper quoted military sources as saying that the armed forces and reserve forces of the 2nd Infantry Division clashed with an Ethiopian militia and other forces...

Ship traffic in Suez Canal to resume in three hours

Navigation in the unblocked Suez Canal will resume in three hours, Managing Director of the Suez Canal Authority Osama Rabie said in an interview with the Egypt’s Extra TV Channel. "Navigation will...

Dozens killed in Mozambique Islamist attack: government

Dozens of people were killed in coordinated jihadist attacks in northern Mozambique's Palma town, the government said on Sunday, four days after the raid was launched and forced the...

Death toll from Niger attacks rises to 137

Armed men killed 137 people in coordinated raids on villages in southwestern Niger on Sunday, the government said, revising the toll up from a previous estimate by local authorities...

37 Electricity-Generating Units out of Order in Tripoli

January 27, 2021 Print EmailThe Libyan State Audit Institution (SAI) revealed that 37 electricity generation units were out of order in Tripoli, from a total of 84 in the...

US logistical convoy allegedly comes under attack in southern Iraq

BEIRUT, LEBANON (5:40 P.M.) – A U.S.-led Coalition logistical supply convoy allegedly came under attack along a road between the Baghdad and Samawah on Thursday.According to local reports, the...

Sudanese commander to Ethiopia: ‘We don’t want war, but we won’t give up an...

The head of the Sudanese Sovereignty Council, Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, reiterated that his country does not want to go to war with Ethiopia or...

Ethiopia accuses ‘third party’ of pushing Sudan to war

The Ethiopian army has warned Sudan against a “third party” pushing it to go to war with Ethiopia, calling for “commitment to resolving the border conflict through dialogue.” The Chief...

Egypt and Qatar reach agreement to resume diplomatic relations

BEIRUT, LEBANON (1:20 P.M.) – The Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced that Cairo and Doha exchanged official memoranda, according to which the two countries agreed to resume diplomatic...

Uganda orders all social media to be blocked – letter

Uganda ordered internet service providers to block all social media platforms and messaging apps on Tuesday until further notice, a letter from the country’s communications regulator seen by Reuters...

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Dmitry Peskov: Russia sets no preconditions for Putin-Biden summit

Russian President Vladimir Putin set no preconditions for the presidential summit, proposed by his US counterpart Joe Biden during the recent phone call, Kremlin...

Production of the Russian vaccine Sputnik V started in Serbia

The Torlak Institute has started the production of the Russian vaccine Sputnik V in Serbia, the Russian Fund for Direct Investments announced on its...

US to announce sanctions on Russia over hacking, election meddling

The United States will announce sanctions against Russia on Thursday in retaliation for alleged election interference and hacking, American media reported. Tensions have escalated between...

Reuters: US to announce sanctions linked with Russia’s sovereign debt

The US’ new anti-Russian sanctions will include restrictions linked with Russia’s sovereign debt, Reuters said on Thursday citing its sources. According to Reuters, the new...

“Fortuni” remains to complete another 15 km of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline...

The Russian-owned Fortuna gas pipeline laying vessel has completed two-thirds of the undeveloped section of line B (one of the two pipeline pipes) of...