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Al-Qaida Affiliate Claims It Killed Four Russian Mercenaries in Mali

Al-Qaida's affiliate in Mali claimed Monday it had killed four mercenaries from Russia's private military firm, the Wagner Group, in ...

Mali Charges 49 Ivory Coast Soldiers Detained Since July

BAMAKO, Mali - A Mali prosecutor says the 49 Ivory Coast soldiers held in Mali since July on accusations of ...

Mali: Security situation deteriorates, human rights concerns rise

UN troop rotations in the peacekeeping mission in Mali (MINUSMA) resumed on Monday with a new approval mechanism one month ...

French Forces Complete Departure From Mali

The last French armed forces in Mali have relocated to Niger, after a falling out with Mali's military government and ...

US Imposes Sanctions on 3 Liberian Officials for Alleged Corruption

Washington - The United States imposed sanctions on three Liberian government officials, including President George Weah's chief of staff, for ...

UN Peacekeeping Troop Rotations to Resume in Mali

Bamako, Mali - The U.N. peacekeeping mission in Mali, MINUSMA, is to resume contingent rotations starting Monday under fresh approval ...

Germany Suspends Elements of Military Mission in Mali

German Defense Minister Christine Lambrecht said in a statement that because Malian leaders of the U.N. mission to Mali, MINUSMA, ...

Liberia Reforms Discriminatory Gender Nationality Law

The U.N. refugee agency, UNHCR, praised Liberia for removing gender discrimination from its nationality law, granting women the same right ...

100 People Arrested in Sierra Leone Night Curfew

Nairobi - Reports from Sierra Leone say clashes between police and protesters have killed 13 people, with more than 100 ...

Senegal President's Camp Keeps Absolute Majority in Parliament

Senegalese President Macky Sall's coalition narrowly won last month's legislative election, according to final results, but has kept its absolute ...

UAE leaders congratulate President of Benin on Independence Day

ABU DHABI, 1st August, 2022 (WAM) -- President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan has sent a message ...

UAE leaders congratulate President of Cape Verde on Independence Day

ABU DHABI, 5th July, 2022 (WAM) -- President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan has sent a message ...

France withdraws last soldiers from Mali amid jihadist resurgence

Gao was once a French army base operating 24/7, but now an eerie quiet has settled in. With the departure ...

French soldiers quit Mali, ending nine-year military mission

The last soldiers belonging to France's Barkhane operation in Mali have now left the African country, French chiefs of staff ...

Liberia suspends senior officials accused of corruption by US

At least three high-ranking Liberian officials have been suspended from office after being sanctioned for "acts of corruption" by the ...

French soldiers quit Mali ending nine-year military mission

The last soldiers belonging to France's Barkhane operation in Mali have now left the African country, French chiefs of staff ...

France ends military mission in former colony

Invited into Mali to fight terrorism, Paris' troops soon fell out of favor with the African nation's government The final ...

Mali court charges 49 Ivorian soldiers of being mercenaries

Soldiers from Cote d'Ivoire who were reportedly delpoyed as reinforcements to the United Nations peacekeeping mission in Mali, MINUSMA, had ...

Departure confirmed for misfiring Chelsea striker

Timo Werner has ended his two-year spell at Stamford Bridge Timo Werner has thanked Chelsea fans for their support during ...

UN asks for urgent settlement after Mali orders suspension of rotation of peacekeepers

ANI | Updated: Jul 15, 2022 07:35 IST New York [US], July 15 (ANI/Xinhua): The United Nations on Thursday called ...

Peacekeeping troop rotations resume in Mali: UN

UNITED NATIONS, Aug. 16 (Xinhua) -- The rotation of peacekeeping troops in and out of Mali has resumed after a ...

Morocco, Cote d'Ivoire and Zimbabwe secure Davis Cup promotion

ALGIERS, Aug. 13 (Xinhua) -- Morocco and Cote d'Ivoire had secured their passage to the Davis Cup 2023 World Group ...

UN chief condemns deadly terrorist attack in Mali

UNITED NATIONS, Aug. 12 (Xinhua) -- UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday strongly condemned the terrorist attack against the Malian ...

AUC chief condemns recent violent protests in Sierra Leone

ADDIS ABABA, Aug. 12 (Xinhua) -- The Chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission Moussa Faki Mahamat has condemned the ...

UAE, UK join forces to back AED540 million national emergency response project in Senegal

DUBAI, 10th August, 2022 (WAM) -- Etihad Credit Insurance (ECI), the UAE Federal export credit company, and UK Export Finance ...

UAE leaders congratulate President of Niger on Independence Day

ABU DHABI, 3rd August, 2022 (WAM) -- President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan has sent a message ...

President of National Assembly of Senegal receives Secretary-General of Muslim Council of Elders

DAKAR, 7th July, 2022 (WAM) -- The President of Senegal's National Assembly Moustapha Niasse has welcomed the Secretary-General of the ...

UAE condemns killing of two Egyptian peacekeepers in Mali

ABU DHABI, 7th July, 2022 (WAM) -- The UAE strongly condemned the terrorist attack against a United Nations peacekeeping mission ...

UAE Ambassador to Cape Verde presents his credentials

PRAIA, Cape Verde, 5th July, 2022 (WAM) -- Sultan Ali Al-Harbi presented his credentials to President Jose Maria Neves of ...

ADEX, EBID sign financing agreement to boost UAE exports to West Africa

ABU DHABI, 28th June, 2022 (WAM) -- Abu Dhabi Exports Office (ADEX), the export-financing arm of the Abu Dhabi Fund ...

Malian armed forces say more than 60 terrorists killed after Diallasougou massacre

BAMAKO, 25th June, 2022 (WAM) -- The national armed forces of Mali announced Friday that more that 60 terrorists were ...

UAE condemns multiple terrorist attacks in Mali

ABU DHABI, 21st June, 2022 (WAM) -- The UAE strongly condemned the terrorist attacks that recently took place in various ...

ACCI participates in Cosmetista Expo North & West Africa in Casablanca

CASABLANCA, 20th June, 2022 (WAM) -- The participation of Ajman Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI), along with a delegation ...

Sharjah Ruler's efforts in promoting Arabic Language hailed at seminar in Mauritania

NOUAKCHOTT, 19th June, 2022 (WAM) -- Academics and thought leaders have spoken high of the efforts made by H.H. Dr. ...

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India captain KL Rahul begins training for Zimbabwe ODIs

Harare [Zimbabwe], August 17 (ANI): India skipper for Zimbabwe ODIs, KL Rahul has begun preparation for the upcoming series which ...

Jaishankar wishes Indonesian, Gabonese Foreign Ministers on their Independence Day

New Delhi [India], August 17 (ANI): External Affairs Minister, S Jaishankar extended his wishes to the Foreign Ministers of Indonesia ...

Madagascar President thanks India for standing with his country during time of need

Antananarivo [Madagascar], August 17 (ANI): Madagascar President Andry Rajoelina extended warm greetings to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on India's 76th ...

First shipment of Ukrainian wheat for WFP-run humanitarian operations left Ukraine for Horn of Africa

NEW YORK, 16th August, 2022 (WAM) -- Linked to the Black Sea Grain Initiative, the first maritime shipment of Ukrainian ...

Millions more children to benefit from world's first malaria vaccine: UNICEF

New York [US], August 17 (ANI): The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has awarded a contract for the first ever ...

More Than 150 Children Dead in Zimbabwe Measles Outbreak

A measles outbreak in Zimbabwe has killed at least 157 children, with more than 2,000 infections reported across the country, ...

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