Yemeni government troops took control Saturday of the city of Ataq, two days after deadly clashes between loyalists and southern separatists in the capital of Shabwa province, a pro-government source said.
Tunisian media magnate Nabil Karoui remains in the race for next month's presidential election despite his arrest on Friday, the electoral commission said on Saturday.
Flights were temporarily suspended Saturday at the Libyan capital's sole functioning airport after it was hit by a rocket as two civilian flights were landing, airport authorities said.
An unidentified gunman opened fire on a bus near Jordan's ancient city of Petra on Saturday but no passengers were onboard and no one was hurt, state news agency Petra said.
Syrian troops on Friday reclaimed a cluster of towns they had lost early in the eight-year-old war, pressing their offensive in the northwest, the country's last big rebel stronghold.
Sudan’s new Prime Minister, Abdalla Hamdok, is a seasoned economist who faces the daunting task of rescuing his country’s moribund economy.
Sudan’s new Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok was sworn in yesterday as leader of a transitional government, and vowed to make achieving peace and solving the country’s economic crisis a priority.