Egypt: 25 year jail terms for suspected spies

Egypt: 25 year jail terms for suspected spies

A court in Egypt has sentenced an Egyptian and two Israeli citizens to 25 years in prison for spying for Israeli's Mossad, a judicial source in Cairo told APA Sunday.An Egyptian ...

Arab summit agree on anti-Houthi coalition force

Arab summit agree on anti-Houthi coalition force

The Arab League Summit in Charm El-Sheikh, Egypt decided on Sunday to establish a coalition force to repel Houthi rebels in Yemen, the final communiqué from the meeting revealed.The ...

Egypt: 213 arested in Sinai crackdown

Egypt: 213 arested in Sinai crackdown

At least 213 people declared wanted have been arrested in Egypt as part of a security crackdown in North Sinai province, security sources in Cairo told APA on Sunday.110 were ...

Uganda manhunt for terror suspect

Uganda manhunt for terror suspect

The Ugandan Police said it has launched a manhunt for a man suspected of working with Shabaab militants in Somalia to launch a series of attacks in the capital Kampala.Police ...

Egypt justifies military intervention in Yemen

Egypt justifies military intervention in Yemen

President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi of Egypt has said that the military offensive by several Arab nations in Yemen was necessary to correct the geopolitical crisis in the region which ...

52 terror suspects detained in Kenya

52 terror suspects detained in Kenya

Police in Kenya say they continue to detain 52 people arrested in the port city of Mombasa on Friday following the killing of an officer there on Thursday. Police officials who ...

Somalia: UN envoy condemns terrorist attack in Mogadishu hotel

Somalia: UN envoy condemns terrorist attack in Mogadishu hotel

The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Somalia Nicholas Kay, on Saturday condemned Fridays terrorist attack on a hotel in the capital, Mogadishu .The attack left ...

Egypt: 25 year jail terms for suspected spies

A court in Egypt has sentenced an Egyptian and two Israeli citizens to 25 years in prison for spying for Israeli's Mossad, a judicial source in Cairo told APA Sunday.An Egyptian woman was sentenced to 15 years in prison in the same case, the source noted. "The two Israelis are Mossad members" the prosecutor said. According to the court, the convicts had formed a spy network in Egypt for Israel. The two ...

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Arab summit agree on anti-Houthi coalition force

The Arab League Summit in Charm El-Sheikh, Egypt decided on Sunday to establish a coalition force to repel Houthi rebels in Yemen, the final communiqué from the meeting revealed.The intervention of the force in Yemen will continue until the Houthis lay down their weapons and withdraw from areas they are occupying, the communiqué said. Saudi Arabia is leading a ten-nation Arab military coalition which ...

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Egypt: 213 arested in Sinai crackdown

At least 213 people declared wanted have been arrested in Egypt as part of a security crackdown in North Sinai province, security sources in Cairo told APA on Sunday.110 were arrested in the city of Arish, 43 in Bir al-Abd and 60 in other parts of the province. An extensive security campaign targeted the Chalihatt area, along the Arish coast to flush out suspects, armed and convicted elements on the run or ...

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Uganda manhunt for terror suspect

The Ugandan Police said it has launched a manhunt for a man suspected of working with Shabaab militants in Somalia to launch a series of attacks in the capital Kampala.Police spokesperson Fred Enanga was quoted in a statement seen by APA on Saturday that the public should be vigilant and report any suspicious person as the query remains on the run. Enanga said the attacks are intended to target public places ...

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Egypt justifies military intervention in Yemen

President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi of Egypt has said that the military offensive by several Arab nations in Yemen was necessary to correct the geopolitical crisis in the region which was getting out of control.Speaking at the opening of an Arab summit in Sharm el-Sheikh on Saturday, Sisi said in light of the current meddling in Yemen by a foreign power, Saudi Arabia and nine other nations were naturally ...

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52 terror suspects detained in Kenya

Police in Kenya say they continue to detain 52 people arrested in the port city of Mombasa on Friday following the killing of an officer there on Thursday. Police officials who begged to remain anonymous on Saturday said the officer was killed to avenge the heavy crackdown on militants with links to al-Shabaab. Those detained mostly youth belonged to a mosque in the city which police suspected was being used ...

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Somalia: UN envoy condemns terrorist attack in Mogadishu hotel

The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Somalia Nicholas Kay, on Saturday condemned Fridays terrorist attack on a hotel in the capital, Mogadishu .The attack left many civilians dead, including the federal government's permanent representative to the United Nations Office in Geneva, Ambassador Yusuf Bari-Bari. Gunmen detonated bombs and sprayed people with bullets as they raided the ...

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Kenya suspends four cabinet secretaries pending graft probe

President Uhuru Kenyatta on Saturday suspended four cabinet secretaries named in a report tabled by Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission.he suspended cabinet secretaries are Felix Kosgey (Agriculture), Davis Chirchir (Energy), Michael Kamau (Transport) and Kazungu Kambi (Labour). Uhuru also asked principal secretaries and State corporations heads to step aside pending investigations into allegations facing ...

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Liberia: Latest Ebola positive patient dies

Liberia's state radio Saturday reported that the latest confirmed Ebola patient has died.44-year old Ruth Tugbeh was confirmed positive of the Ebola virus on March 20, frustrating Liberia's goal of being declared as Ebola-free after going more than 20 days without a single case. According to LBS, Miss Tugbeh died at about 9:00 AM on Friday. The patient was undergoing treatment at the Monrovia Medical Unit ...

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Nigeria: Over 2 250 candidates contest presidential, national assembly elections

At least 2,551 candidates from 28 political parties are running for Nigeria's presidential and National Assembly elections holding on Saturday with reported initial hic cup which affected the incumbent President Goodluck Jonathan.The president and his family were initially rejected by voter cards reader in their constituency in Otuoke in Bayelsa state, but were accredited 30 minutes after the failure was ...

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