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Trump orders Pentagon to pull nearly all troops from Somalia

President Trump has ordered the Pentagon to withdraw nearly all of the 700 U.S. troops stationed in Somalia by early next year, the Department of Defense (DOD) announced Friday. Trump “has...

Ethiopian PM declares victory in Tigray after capturing capital

Ethiopian Prime Minister, Abiy Ahmed, announced the end of military operations in the restive Tigray region and the control of federal forces over Mekele, the capital of the region,...

Russia, Indeed, Returns to Africa – says Senator Igor Morozov

On November 23, Russian Senators, Academicians, Researchers and Experts gathered to discuss the export of non-commodities to Africa at the interactive webinar, organized by Federation Council of Russia, Chamber...

Russia interested in resuming full bilateral cooperation with Libya — Lavrov

Speaker of Libya’s Chamber of Representatives Aguila Saleh Issa visited Russia on an invitation from the Russian parliament's lower chamberMOSCOW, November 25. /TASS/. Russia is interested in resuming full...

Ethiopian forces capture town from Tigrayan separatists

The fighting in Ethiopia’s north erupted in early November, when the federal government accused the ruling party in the rebel Tigray region of attacking a local military base. The...

French forces kill jihadist commander in Mali

France announced Friday that its anti-jihadist force in Mali had killed the military commander of an Al-Qaeda-aligned group linked to attacks in the region. The killing of Ba Ag Moussa...

Tigrayan separatist forces capture Ethiopian military base as war escalates

A spokesman for the federal government of Ethiopia announced on Tuesday that the Ethiopian Military Northern Command complex in the capital of the Tigray region has fallen into the...

The African oil markets of China and the continuous daily needs for crude oil

In an attempt to position themselves as international players in the global oil and gas market, China’s national oil companies are investing heavily in the exploration and production of...

Russia Calls on Libyans to Put Their Interests Ahead of Intervening Countries

On Monday, the Russian Foreign Ministry called on the participants of the Libyan Political Dialogue Forum in Tunis to place the interests of the Libyan people above partisan and...

Iraq and Egypt sign agreements to strengthen economy, trade, infrastructure

ERBIL, Kurdistan Region — Iraq on Saturday signed 15 memorandums of understanding and agreements with Egypt in a bid to strengthen Iraq’s healthcare, economic and infrastructure sectors, among others....

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Syrian FM demands US pay compensation for ‘heavy damage’ to the country

Damascus demanded that the American administration “compensate for the heavy damage and heavy losses inflicted by the American aggression and occupation against the Syrian...

Norway to allow U.S. military to build on its soil in new accord

Norway, which shares a short border with giant neighbour Russia, said on Friday it has signed a revised agreement with the United States on...

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...