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Fighting in town near Mozambique gas hub rages for second day

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Helicopter gunships exchanged fire with suspected Islamist insurgents as fighting raged for a second day around a gas hub town in northern Mozambique, a...

Libyan fighting continues as more coronavirus reported

Two new coronavirus cases were confirmed in Libya, authorities said after the first was detected last week, with international aid agencies warning of a...

Coronavirus hits Libya, fighting continues

Battles around Tripoli on Wednesday followed intensified bombardment of the capital, ignoring international pleas for a truce to tackle the coronavirus after the first...

Heavy fighting in Tripoli

Heavy fighting raged in the Libyan capital on Saturday as eastern forces pushed to advance inside the city controlled by the internationally recognised government. The...

Tripoli rocked by explosions

Explosions shook Libyan capital Tripoli on Saturday after an airstrike, residents said, in an escalation of a two-week offensive by eastern forces on the...

Libyan offensive stalls

Military strongman Khalifa Haftar’s intended lightning seizure of Libya’s capital stalled, but he is unlikely to face pressure from abroad to pull back as...

Tripoli residents flee fighting

Eastern-based forces battled troops loyal to the Tripoli government on the outskirts of Libya’s capital as thousands of residents fled the fighting. The Libyan National...

Fifty-six killed in Tripoli fighting

Fighting between eastern Libyan forces and troops loyal to the Tripoli government killed 56 people in the capital, according to the United Nations. Among the...

Fighting, instability displaces thousands in Burkina Faso

Faction fighting and lawlessness in Burkina Faso has displaced over a hundred thousand people, most in the past two months, a UN report said. “Burkina...

Tripoli death toll hits 10

The death toll in clashes between rival militias in Tripoli has risen to 10 with 41 wounded this week, the health ministry said. Fighting broke...

Renewed fighting claims more lives in Cameroon

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Heavy fighting between Cameroon's army and separatist rebels killed at least 10 people, the two sides said in the deadliest clash since...

Fighting forces Tripoli airport to close – again

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Libya closed the only functioning airport in Tripoli again after rockets were fired in its direction, officials said, days after flights resumed...

More than 30 000 flee homes in Syria’s Idlib

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More than 30,000 people have so far fled their homes in north-west Syria since government and allied forces resumed air and ground...

Prisoners escape during Tripoli fighting

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Some 400 prisoners escaped from a jail in Libya's capital while fighting between rival armed groups raged nearby, a judiciary official said...

SANDF Chief says soldiers don’t train for crime prevention

Combatting and preventing crime are not part of the South African military's skillset and the major reason why SA National Defence Force...

Mali militia death toll

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Nearly 300 Malian civilians were killed in fighting between rival militias this year, the UN human rights office said, as inter-communal violence...

South Sudan and rebels trade attacks with truce due to start

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South Sudanese government forces and rebels launched attacks on each other's positions, both sides said, the day a ceasefire that formed part...

International calls for end to fighting in South Sudan

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The United States, Britain and Norway called for an immediate end to fighting and "horrendous abuses" of civilians in South Sudan in...

Neighbourhoods hit and supplies cut in Derna

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Fighting in the Libyan city Derna has escalated to unprecedented levels, with air raids and shelling of residential areas as well as...

Fighting escalates in Derna

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Fighting escalated in the Libyan city Derna, with air raids, shelling of residential areas and heavy ground clashes, the United Nations humanitarian...

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