An Egyptian court on Sunday sentenced the Supreme Guide of Muslim Brotherhood Mohamed Badie to life imprisonment over storming a police station in the Upper Egypt’s province of Minya in 2013, state-run TV reported. A total of 65 other members of the Islamic group were also handed life sentence, which is 25 years in jail…

At least nine people were killed in renewed armed clashes on Saturday between Libyan military groups in the capital Tripoli, according to Libya’s Tripoli-based Health Ministry. The death toll over the clashes in Tripoli rose to 115 killed, 383 wounded and 17 people gone missing since Aug. 26, the ministry announced in a statement published…

Pro-Turkish rebels have cautiously welcomed the Russian-Turkish agreement to create a “demilitarized zone” in Idleb province, the last insurgent stronghold in Syria, while jihadists have rejected it. Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdogan last week overcame their divisions over the fate of this region threatened by a regime offensive, announcing the creation by 15 October…

The majority of voters in Switzerland’s canton of St. Gallen have supported the prohibition of face-covering garments in public spaces, making it the second region in the country to introduce such a ban. The northeastern region held a referendum on Sunday to decide whether stricter rules on the face veils are necessary, among other issues….

The U.S. military bombed positions of Somali Islamist Shebab fighters affiliated with el-Qaeda in the south of the country on Friday, killing eighteen of them in an air raid of “self-defence”, the authorities announced. “U.S. forces conducted a self-defense strike against Shebab fighters 50 kilometers northwest of Kismayo,” according to a statement issued Saturday by…

The Saudi-led Arab Coalition has announced that it will soon open safe corridors for Yemeni civilians and humanitarian and relief convoys in the province of Hudaydah. The Coalition, which is fighting against the Yemeni Houthi militia, has confirmed that the opening of the corridors is in agreement with the UN following intensive meetings focusing on…

Seven Pakistani soldiers and nine militants have been killed in a firefight in the mountains of North Waziristan near the Afghan border, the military says. The seven soldiers, who included a captain, were killed in an “intense exchange of fire” after they raided militant hideouts near the Gharlamai and Spera Kunar Algad areas, the Pakistani…

Two prominent people were killed on Saturday 22 September 2018 in Kidal, in northeastern Mali, it was reported from a security source and from a member of their entourage, at a time when the Malian president was reaffirming that “securing” the country was the priority of his second term. Mohamed Ag Eljamet and Saida Ould…