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Mali’s coup leader dismisses president and prime minister

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Mali’s former coup leader Assimi Goita fired the president and prime minister of the transitional government Tuesday but promises to still hold new elections next year. The move came a...
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Chad military claims victory over rebels in the north

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Chad's military claimed victory on Sunday in its weeks-long battle with northern rebels that led to the death of President Idriss Deby on the battlefield. However, the rebel group Front...
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France to sell Egypt 30 fighter jets in $4.5 bln deal

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France is in advanced talks to sell 30 Rafale fighter jets to Egypt, a government source said on Monday, in a 3.75 billion euro ($4.5 billion) deal which investigative...
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31 Nigerian soldiers killed as ISIS-aligned extremists ambush convoy

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At least 31 Nigerian soldiers were killed when ISIS-aligned extremists ambushed a military convoy escorting weapons and overran a base in northeast Nigeria’s Borno state, military sources told AFP...
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Chadian President Idriss Deby dies of injuries suffered on frontline

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Chad's President Idriss Deby has died while visiting troops on the front line of a fight against northern rebels, an army spokesman said on Tuesday, the day after Deby...
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Muammar Gaddafi’s cousin says son Saif Al-Islam if favorite to win Libyan presidency

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BEIRUT, LEBANON (9:40 P.M.) – Libyan politician Ahmed Gaddaf al-Dam said that Saif al-Islam Gaddafi is the favorite if he decides to run for the presidential elections in Libya.In...
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Number of COVID-19 cases in Africa exceeds 4.355 million

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The overall number of coronavirus cases in Africa has reached 4,355,885, the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Regional Office for Africa said on Tuesday. The number of coronavirus-associated deaths amounts to...
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How the West’s war in Libya has spurred terrorism in 14 countries

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Mark Curtis Eight years on from Nato's war in Libya in 2011, as the country enters a new phase in its conflict, I have taken stock of the number of...
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Sudanese army clashes with Ethiopian forces along disputed border

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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...
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Ship traffic in Suez Canal to resume in three hours

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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...
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Breaking / Iraq / Middle East / News / US Breaking: IED attack on...

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ISWNews Analysis Group: Iraqi resistance group attacked three US logistical convoys in Qadesiyah, Babil and Muthanna provinces with roadside bombs.According to the Ashab al-Kahf...
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On the situation with small languages in Russia-Konstantin Zamyatin

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    While the rights of the Russian-speaking population in Ukraine have been seriously violated, Russia itself is accused by the West of violating the...
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Foreign forces to leave Iraq in 15 days, says army

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US combat troops stationed in Iraq are scheduled to leave the country in 15 days, the Iraqi army's spokesman said on Thursday.Baghdad and Washington...
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Russian, Chinese defense chiefs ink military cooperation roadmap

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Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu and his Chinese counterpart Wei Fenghe approved a 2021-2025 military cooperation roadmap at their working meeting held via a...

Moscow says U.S. rehearsed nuclear strike against Russia this month

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Russia's defence minister on Tuesday accused U.S. bombers of rehearsing a nuclear strike on Russia from two different directions earlier this month and complained...