CONFLITS | CONFLICTS

20-Nov-2019 to 16:25

Closure of borders violates ECOWAS protocol - Speaker

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — The ECOWAS Parliament on Wednesday called on the Nigeria government to reopen the closed borders because the action was a violation of ECOWAS Protocol on free movement within the region.

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19-Nov-2019 to 10:19

Tripoli: Seven killed in airstrike on biscuit factory

APA-Tripoli (Libya) — At least seven people have been confirmed killed in an airstrike by suspected forces loyal to Khalifa Hafter on a biscuit factory in the Wadi Rabea district of the Libyan capital Tripoli on Monday.

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15-Nov-2019 to 11:43

UNSC extends mandate of peacekeepers for Abyei

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The UN Security Council has extended the mandate of UN Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA) until 15 May 2020, specifying “measurable progress” in border issues needed from Sudan and South Sudan before that date.

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31-Oct-2019 to 19:36

Tripoli: Interior ministry targeted by air strike

APA-Tripoli (Libya) — The Interior ministry in the Libyan capital Tripoli Thursday morning came under attack by warplanes believed to belong to forces loyal to warlord Halifa Hafter, leaving several people wounded.

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31-Oct-2019 to 00:45

“Jihadist ideology remains attractive”, analyst says

APA - Dakar (Senegal) — Despite the death of the self-proclaimed caliph of the Islamic State (Daesh) Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, killed last weekend in an American raid in Idleb province (Syria), the jihadist ideology is still attractive, said journalist and jihadist movement specialist, Wassim Nasr.

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28-Oct-2019 to 19:06

Rwanda: 25 suspected terrorists remanded for 30 days

APA- Kigali (Rwanda) — The military court in Kigali on Monday remanded 25 fighters who were arrested recently during military operations in Eastern DR Congo before being handed over to Rwanda.

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22-Oct-2019 to 23:13

More children killed in Tripoli shelling

APA-Tripoli (Libya) — At least two more children have died in Tripoli on a day of heavy shelling in the Libyan capital, a week after three others belonging to the same family died in an airstrike blamed on Khalifa Hafter's forces.

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