Saturday, July 2, 2022

Migrants protest after dozens died in attempt to cross into Spanish enclave of Mellila

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A protest was held outside the UNHCR's office in Rabat Morocco by African migrants on Tuesday. It comes after dozens died Friday while...

Tunisia grinds to a halt as unions challenge president

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Flights were canceled, public transport ground to a halt and government offices were closed in a nationwide strike by Tunisia's main trade...

Algeria ends 2-decade friendship treaty with Spain over Western Sahara

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Algeria suspended Wednesday a "treaty of friendship and cooperation" concluded in 2002 with Spain. It is at the...

Egypt jails former presidential candidate for 15 years

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An emergency court in Egypt has sentenced a 2012 presidential candidate, Abdel Moneim Aboul Foutouh, to 15 years in prison for "false...

Tunisians demonstrate in support of President Kais Saied

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Hundreds of Tunisians demonstrated in the centre of the capital on Sunday in support of President Kais Saied. The...

Over 3000 prisoners pardoned in Egypt

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Egyptian President, Abdel Fattah al-Sissi has pardoned over 3000 prisoners, including journalist Hossam Moniss, who was jailed for "spreading false news", authorities...

Thousands of Tunisians Protest Against President Saied

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Thousands of Tunisians rallied in the capital Sunday, the country's independence day, to protest against President Kais Saied and consultations over constitutional...

Algeria President Bans Export of Basic Foods

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Algeria's President Abdelmadjid Tebboune has banned the export of foodstuffs that the country imports, the state news agency has said.

Algeria stops gas exports to Spain via Morocco

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Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune decided on Sunday to stop natural gas exports to Spain through Morocco, the official APS news agency reported.

Algeria Cuts Diplomatic Ties With Morocco as Tensions Build

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Algeria cut diplomatic ties with Morocco, citing what it claimed were hostile acts, plunging decades of difficult relations between the North African...

Parched Egypt Seeks Partners for $2.5 Billion Desalination Plan

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Egypt is seeking partners to invest in a $2.5 billion initiative to build more than a dozen renewable energy-powered desalination plants by...

Algeria cabinet resigns following parliamentary elections results

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ALGIERS - Algerian Prime Minister Abdelaziz Djerad and members of his cabinet on Thursday presented their resignation to President Abdelmadjid Tebboune, the...

Libyan government creates fund for reconstruction of cities

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TRIPOLI - The Libyan government on Thursday announced that it created a fund for the reconstruction of cities affected by the war...

Egypt signs agreement with China to manufacture Sinovac vaccine locally

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CAIRO -- Egyptian Holding Company for Biological Products and Vaccines (VACSERA) and Chinese biopharmaceutical company Sinovac signed an agreement on Wednesday to...

Egypt opens pharaonic mummies hall to visitors at new museum in Cairo

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CAIRO -- With its dark-walled and dimly-lit open rooms, the crypt-like Royal Mummies Hall at Cairo's new National Museum of Egyptian...

Algerians vote for revised constitution

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Algerian voters began to cast ballot Sunday in a referendum on constitutional amendments.  The vote is held amid restrictions...

Algerian president hospitalized 3 days after self-imposed lockdown

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Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune entered a military hospital in the capital Algiers on Tuesday, three days after his self-imposed lockdown, the Presidency...

9 bodies recovered from mass graves in Libya’s Tarhuna

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Libyan authorities on Tuesday announced recovering nine unidentified bodies from newly discovered mass graves in the city of Tarhuna, some 90 km...

Egypt unveils international film festival despite COVID-19 pandemic

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The tourism sector in Egypt is set to receive a boost as the country prepares to host film makers from around the...

Tunisia imposes curfew in 4 provinces

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A 15-day curfew will be imposed in the Grand Tunis area as of Thursday, the governor of Ariana province Samir Abdeljawed announced...