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US Court Fines Palestine Authority, PLO $218m Over Terrorism

A US Jury on Monday asked the Palestine Liberation Organization and Palestine Authority to pay over $218 million fine for providing support material to terrorists. The Jurors came in favour of 10 American families who suing over the shootings and bombings attributed to the al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades and Hamas from 2002 to 2004 that killed […]

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Libya Calls for Lift on Arms Embargo.

By Juliana Katung Libya has called on United Nations Security Council to lift arms embargo imposed on it to enable the country counter activities of terrorists in the region. Libyan Foreign Minister, Mohammed al-Dairi made the call at an emergency session of the UN council meeting in New York. He said terrorists activities in the […]

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Nigerian NGO Sets Up Conflict Resolution Committee

By Bello Adisa Aid Foundation, a Nigerian NGO has inaugurated a 25-man-committee, called Community Peace Partners in Northwest Nigeria to help mediate conflict in the region. The Committee has membership of umbrella bodies of Christian and Muslims religions – the Christian Association of Nigeria and Jama’atu Nasril Islam – others are Traditional rulers, representatives of […]

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Fight Breaks South Africa’s Economic Freedom Fighters Apart

By Juliana Katung A fight broke up Tuesday, at a venue of press briefing in Johannesburg, South Africa, between the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) Central Command team and the supporters of MPs Andile Mngxitama and Khanyisile Tshabalala – both suspended from the party, for causing a fractional dispute within the party. MPs  Mngxitama and Tshabalala held a press […]

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Egyptian Jets Strike Islamic State Locations in Libya

Egypt says it has carried out air attacks on locations in Libya believed to be occupied by Islamic State. The attack is part of Egyptian response to a video released by Islamic State showing the killing of about 21 Members of Egypt”s Coptic church in Libya. Report says the joint attack carried out with Libya’s […]

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Egypt Court Sentences 183 To Death

An Egyptian court has issued death sentence to 183 Muslim Brotherhood supporters accused of a role in the killing of police officers in August, 2013, during the upheaval that followed the army’s ouster of Islamist President Mohammed Morsi. This is coming a day after Egypt released Al Jazeera journalist, Peter Greste, accused of false reporting […]

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Sudan: Rebels Free UN Aid Workers

KHARTOUM, Sudan (1 February 2015) – Six aid workers kidnapped by Sudan rebels in South Kordofan region of the country have been released by their captors. Spokesperson of Sudan’s Foreign Ministry, Betina Zhoteva announced on Sunday. “They are in good health and are in a safe place with a team of the United Nations Food […]

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