North Africa

Sudan: Islamist militants and a soldier killed in a raid


Four suspected Islamic State-linked militants and one Sudanese soldier were killed during clashes in the capital, Khartoum, on Monday, state news agency Suna reports. “The terrorist group fired heavy shots at our forces from a variety of weapons, including… machine guns, rocket-propelled grenades and grenades”, the agency reports. Read also: …

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Algeria recalls its ambassador in Paris for “consultations”


Algier has recalled Mohamed-Antar Daoud, its ambassador in Paris for ‘consultations’ after Algeria has accused France for interference in its affairs. Algeria said it was responding to comments attributed to President Emmanuel Macron by French newspaper Le Monde. The diplomatic tension comes days after France cut the number of visas …

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Algeria: Gen Saïd Chanegriha accuses Morocco of conspiracy and promises a ‘response’


Algerian army chief, General Said Chanegriha has accused Morocco of conspiring against his country, and said Morocco has gone too far. The Algerian army chief has accused Morocco of “conspiracies and subversive propaganda campaigns”. He has promised a ‘firm response’ to the Moroccans. Last month Algeria cut all diplomatic ties …

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Tunisia: reinforced security as a prelude to two major demonstrations in Tunis


A major security device was deployed this Sunday in the Tunisian capital, in anticipation of the organization of two demonstrations. The first is held in protest against the exceptional measures of President Kaïs Saïed, while the second supports his approach. According to information from the Anadolu agency, the anti-Saïed demonstration …

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