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Terror finance suspects arrested in Morocco

Three Frenchmen were arrested in the Moroccan city Sale close to Rabat on suspicion of financing terrorism and connections with militant groups, police said. Investigations...

El Sharara oilfield under East Libya control

Eastern Libyan military forces have full control of Libya’s biggest oilfield, El Sharara, a spokesman said, in a challenge to the internationally recognised government...

Civilian aircraft intercepted by East Libya

A jet from Khalifa Haftar’s east Libyan military forces intercepted a civilian plane as part of a push to control the oil-rich south of...

Rebels held in Chad

Scores of rebels are in army custody in northern Chad following air strikes to repel an incursion from Libya, Chad’s army and intelligence sources...

Suspected al Qaeda leader arrested

Libyan authorities arrested a suspected al Qaeda leader who fled from Derna, once a jihadist bastion, a source in the attorney general’s office said. Abdel...

Eastern Libyan forces take over El Sharara oilfield

Eastern Libyan forces loyal to Libyan commander Khalifa Haftar captured the closed El Sharara oilfield, officials said in a challenge to the Tripoli government. El...

French jets strike in Chad

French warplanes struck a rebel convoy in northern Chad, helping local troops repel a cross border incursion from Libya, a sign France’s support for...

Boko Haram rampage in town abandoned by military

Islamist militant group Boko Haram killed at least 60 people in the Nigerian town Rann a day after it was abandoned by the military,...

Four dead in first clash of Haftar’s southward push

At least four Libyan soldiers died when forces loyal to Khalifa Haftar fought with a local armed group as they sought to expand south,...

Kenya bomber’s journey offers cautionary tale of intelligence failures

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The bomber who blew himself up outside a Nairobi hotel this month, launching an attack that killed 21 people, was already so well-known to...

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