Egypt says it fights fake news, critics see new crackdown

FILE – In this April 3, 2017 file photo, Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sissi listens during a meeting with President Donald Trump in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. Echoing Trump’s rhetoric, authorities in Egypt are taking aim… Continue Reading

Libyan officials say unknown missiles hit Tripoli airport

BENGHAZI, Libya –  Missiles were fired at Libya’s capital Tripoli, including the city’s only functioning airport, forcing authorities to divert flights to another airport to the south, government and airport officials said Wednesday, less than a week after the U.N.… Continue Reading

Botswana hits back at critics on anti-poaching policy

JOHANNESBURG –  Botswana’s president says criticism of his government’s anti-poaching policy is “nothing but hysteria,” following reports that poachers are killing more elephants in a country with Africa’s biggest elephant population. The remark by President Mokgweetsi Masisi came after some… Continue Reading

Salah must tread carefully if he’s to reform soccer in Egypt

next FILE – In this June 25, 2018, file photo, Egypt’s Mohamed Salah chases the ball during the group A match between Saudi Arabia and Egypt at the 2018 soccer World Cup at the Volgograd Arena in Volgograd, Russia. Thanks… Continue Reading