Reuters (UK)

Wednesday, May 7, 2014 - 05:50
The government forces' offensive is the most concerted drive against al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) - seen by Washington as one of the group's most lethal wings - in nearly two years.
Tuesday, May 6, 2014 - 12:28
At least 28 people have been killed in Central African Republic during several days of fighting between Muslim and Christian militias in a town in the centre of the war-torn country, a priest and a former member of parliament told Reuters on Monday.
Tuesday, May 6, 2014 - 06:47
Yemeni government forces waging an offensive against Al-Qaeda pushed into a militant stronghold in the south after insurgents blew up a government building there with some then withdrawing, the Defense Ministry said Tuesday.
Tuesday, May 6, 2014 - 06:10
Sisi also expressed his support for a law criticized by rights groups for imposing tight restrictions on the right to demonstrate. "I say that anything needed for security and stability we will do."
Monday, May 5, 2014 - 08:57
Meanwhile, Airbus Defence and Space has continued delivering C295 transport aircraft to Egypt. An eighth Egyptian Air Force C295 was seen transiting Malta on April 4 on its delivery flight from the Airbus factory in Spain.
Monday, May 5, 2014 - 08:55
The head of Libya's parliament has confirmed businessman Ahmed Maiteeq as the country's new prime minister, according to a decree signed by him on Monday, one day after a deputy speaker had declared Maiteeq's election invalid.
Friday, May 2, 2014 - 10:50
(Reuters) - Two suicide bombings in Egypt's South Sinai killed a soldier and wounded at least seven people on Friday, less than four weeks before a presidential election is due to be held, official sources said.
Friday, May 2, 2014 - 10:49
(Reuters) - Nine Libyan soldiers were killed on Friday when Islamist fighters tried to storm the Benghazi city security headquarters in an attack authorities blamed on the militant group Ansar al-Sharia.
Wednesday, April 30, 2014 - 13:21
Gunmen stormed Libya's parliament on Tuesday and started shooting, forcing lawmakers to abandon a vote on the country's next prime minister, a parliamentary spokesman said.
Tuesday, April 29, 2014 - 08:38
WASHINGTON, April 28 (Reuters) - The United States is "deeply troubled" by an Egypt court's death sentence for the leader of the Muslim Brotherhood and hundreds of supporters, the White House said on Monday, condemning the country's use of mass trials.