Fighting broke out between rival groups shortly after Fathi Bashagha – appointed as prime minister by the rival government – entered the capital Tripoli.
The move reverses an order from US President Joe Biden's predecessor Donald Trump, who in 2020 pulled nearly all US forces from the East African nation.
Foiled putsch took place on the night between May 11 and May 12, ruling junta announces, adding the soldiers were "supported by a Western state."
Turkish leader Erdogan holds talks with his Algerian counterpart Tebboune in Ankara as both sides sign multiple accords and pledge to widen cooperation in trade, defence and other areas.
France supported the African country’s military-ruled government, angering Chadians and opening old wounds of the European country’s past colonial practices.
Members of civilian auxiliary force VDF killed over the weekend in separate attacks in Burkina Faso as the country battles an insurgency that has spread from neighbouring Mali over the past decade.
Former president voted out of power in 2017 is reelected to the African country's top job after defeating the incumbent leader in a protracted contest decided by legislators in a third round of voting.
Ruling junta pulls Mali out of G5 Sahel joint force –– a 2017 military project undertaken by five countries of Africa's Sahel region including Burkina Faso, Mauritania, Niger and Chad.
Tunisians demonstrate in the biggest rally against President Kais Saied in months after he seized power last summer and said he will replace the democratic constitution through a referendum.
A total of 329 lawmakers will choose Somalia's next leader from among 36 candidates, including the incumbent president 'Farmajo' and other frontrunners Hassan Sheikh Mohamud and Sharif Sheikh Ahmed.
Union for Peace in Central Africa rebels have attacked a residential area near the capital Bangui, killing at least 10 civilians, said UN’s peacekeeping force.
The 33-hour curfew in Mogadishu will cover both traffic and people as lawmakers, security personnel and all others officials involved in the vote will still be free to move.
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