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French defence minister going to Washington

The French defence minister will travel to Washington soon to discuss US military support to French forces in the Sahel, amid concern of a...

Soleimani killing part of new US strategy

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Qassem Soleimani was killed as part of a broader strategy of deterring challenges by US foes applying...

US citizen dies in Egypt after hunger strike

The US confirmed the death of Egyptian-American Moustafa Kassem in a prison in Egypt where he had been in custody since 2013 and vowed...

Iran protesters demand leaders quit

Protests erupted across Iran for a second day on Sunday increasing pressure on the Islamic Republic’s leadership after it admitted its military shot down...

Washington turns down Iraqi call for troops to be removed

Washington spurned an Iraqi request to prepare to pull out its troops, amid heightened US-Iranian tensions after the killing of an Iranian commander in...

Akasha man jailed in US

A US judge sentenced Ibrahim Akasha, once a member of Kenya’s Akasha drug trafficking organisation, to 23 years in prison after he pleaded guilty...

Resolution stops Trump from further military action against Iran

The US House of Representatives passed a resolution stopping President Donald Trump from further military action against Iran, rebuking the president after he ordered...

US imposes sanctions on South Sudan vice president

The US imposed sanctions on South Sudanese First Vice President Taban Deng Gai, the US Treasury Department said in a statement, in Washington’s latest...

Trump threatens Iraq with sanctions

Iraq’s parliament called for US and other foreign troops to leave as a backlash grows against the US killing of a top Iranian general...

US willing to work with Russia on Libya

The US wants to work with Russia to end conflict in Libya, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said adding he reminded his Russian counterpart...

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Check before you speak, Minister!

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South African Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula needs to verify her facts before she speaks, or risk further embarrassment to the South...