Friday, March 27, 2015
Saudi warplanes bombed Houthi rebels in Yemen on Thursday, launching an Arab military intervention in support of its embattled president that regional rival Iran warned was a "dangerous" move.
Morocco, on guard against attacks like the Tunis museum massacre, prides itself on being a bastion against Islamist extremism with its anti-jihadist "FBI" and training of imams to preach tolerance.
Thursday, March 26, 2015
Yemen's leader was rushed to a "secure location" on Wednesday, a top aide said, as rebel forces bore down on his southern stronghold following clashes that sparked warnings of civil war.
A Chinese restaurant in the Kenyan capital Nairobi has been shut down and its owners summoned by authorities after it emerged it was barring black patrons, reports said Wednesday.1 Comment
Lawmakers in South Sudan on Tuesday voted to extend the tenure of President Salva Kiir by three years, a move the government had said was necessary for stability amid an ongoing rebellion led by a former deputy president.
Monday, March 23, 2015
Perched on a shelf, the "Little Kabila" with the mysterious eyes greets visitors to the Kivu Museum, housed in a Catholic mission but aimed at safeguarding endangered Congolese traditional artifacts some might consider "satanic."
Sunday, March 22, 2015
One hundred or so bodies were found Friday in a mass grave on the edge of a town in northeast Nigeria after it was freed from Boko Haram Islamists, a Chadian army spokesman told AFP.
Friday, March 20, 2015
The radical Islamic State group claimed responsibility Thursday for the attack on a famed Tunis museum that left 23 people dead and scores of tourists wounded, and upended the country's struggling tourism industry.
Deadly clashes forced the closure of the international airport in Yemen's main southern city Aden on Thursday, where the conflict-ridden country's leader fled after militia forces seized the capital.
Dozens of Nigerian women who were forced to marry Boko Haram fighters were reportedly slaughtered by their "husbands" before a battle with troops in the northeast town of Bama, multiple witnesses said Thursday.