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Moroccan teachers protest

Hundreds of young Moroccan teachers staged a protest at the education ministry in Rabat for the sixth consecutive week of a strike demanding job...

U.S. carries out air strike against al Shabaab

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In coordination with the Federal Government of Somalia's continued efforts to weaken al-Shabaab, U.S. forces conducted an airstrike in the vicinity of Jilib, Middle...

Eleven killed in Sudan protests including six ‘state forces’

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Eleven people were killed in the Sudanese capital Khartoum on Tuesday, including six members of “state forces”, the government’s spokesman said on Wednesday, as...

Thousands of protesters reject Algerian interim president

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Thousands of protesters rejected the Algerian parliament’s choice of an interim president on Tuesday after the resignation of Abdelaziz Bouteflika, demanding radical change after...

Sudanese army blocks attempt to disperse protesters

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Sudanese soldiers intervened to protect demonstrators on Monday after security forces tried to break up a protest by thousands of anti-government demonstrators camping outside...

Eastern Libyan forces conduct air strikes on Tripoli as U.N. fails to reach truce

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Eastern Libyan forces carried out air strikes on the southern part of Tripoli on Sunday and made progress towards the city centre, residents said,...

Eastern Libya forces move west, skirmish south of Tripoli

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Eastern Libyan military forces have moved to western Libya and were briefly locked in a skirmish with a rival force south of the capital...

ISS: Xenophobia? What xenophobia?

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Once again South Africa’s government has been caught off guard by a spate of attacks by locals on foreign African nationals. And once again...

Call to rescind BBC and VOA decisions in Burundi

The US State Department called on Burundi to rescind a decision to suspend US-funded Voice of America and ban the BBC and to allow...

ISS: Next steps as violence surges in central Mali

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On 23 March the conflict in central Mali escalated to unprecedented levels. An attack on the village of Ogossagou in the Mopti region, allegedly...

Lessons learnt from latest Op Copper deployment

The most recent Operation Copper deployment in the Mozambique Channel, in addition to providing valuable "on-the-job" training for both sailors and airmen,...