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February 26, 2018 5:29 PM Head of State Protocol ‘goofs’ at US Governors’ Summit [Video]

Ghana’s Director of State Protocol, Hassan Ahmed, was left red-faced after being snubbed by the Governor of the American State of Nevada for apparently breaching protocol at the National Governors Association (NGA) Winter Meeting over the weekend. After President Nana Akufo-Addo had been called up to speak amid a rapturous applause from the governors 260

October 24, 2017 3:13 PM Egypt coach names 16 foreign based stars to face Ghana next month in final World Cup qualifier

Egypt coach Hector Cuper has invited 16 foreign-based players to face Ghana next month in the final 2018 FIFA World Cup Group B qualifier next month. Despite securing qualification to Russia last month after a 2-1 home win against Congo, the Argentine trainer wants to field his best stars. They include Liverpool star Mohammed Salah, Ramadan Sobhi of Stoke 96

October 12, 2017 5:34 PM Al Masry go atop the league after beating Makkasa in 5 goal thriller

Al Masry beat Misr El Makkasa in a five-goal thriller in the fifth week of the Egyptian Premier League at Borg El Arab stadium. The game was very close as each team instantly equalized but Egyptian veteran Ahmed Eid Abdel Malek scored the winning goal in the final minute of the game to grant Hossam Hassan’s team the win. Two minutes into the game, Al Masry’s 44

July 8, 2017 11:51 PM Battered ISIS turns back to insurgency

BEIRUT — Three years ago, a black-clad cleric named Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi ascended a mosque pulpit in the Iraqi city of Mosul and addressed the world as leader of a new terrorist state. The announcement of the caliphate was a high point for the extremist fighters of the Islamic State group (ISIS). Their exhibitionist violence and apocalyptic ideology 53

July 7, 2017 8:10 PM 23 killed in car bomb attack in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula

Egypt has been battling a stepped-up insurgency in northern Sinai in recent years, mainly by militants from a Daesh affiliate. EL-ARISH, EGYPT—Islamic militants in Egypt’s Sinai unleashed a suicide car bomb and dozens of masked and heavily armed gunmen who descended in multiple SUVs on a remote security outpost in the desert peninsula on Friday, killing 19

June 8, 2017 11:23 PM Nearly 70 Dead in Al-Shabab Attack on Military Base in Somalia

Mogadishu: Heavily armed al-Shabab extremists stormed a military base in Somalia's semiautonomous state of Puntland, killing close to 70 people, officials said today. Officials called it the region's deadliest attack in years, highlighting the twin challenges facing security forces from the al-Qaida-linked al-Shabab and the growing presence of fighters 13

June 4, 2017 5:58 AM Inside Zuma's Dubai palace ... and Mugabe lives next door

Here is the luxurious Dubai mansion the Gupta brothers bought for President Jacob Zuma. And his close neighbour in the exclusive gated estate is none other than Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe. Zuma's home is Villa L35 on Lailak Street in Emirates Hills, billed as the "most expensive postal code" in a city so flashy that the police drive Bugattis 68

May 25, 2017 4:00 AM Egypt blocks 21 websites, including Al Jazeera

CAIRO Egypt has banned 21 websites, including the main website of Qatar-based al Jazeera television, for "supporting terrorism", state news agency MENA and security sources said on Wednesday. Reuters tried to access five websites named by local Egyptian newspapers and broadcasters, including the Al Jazeera website, and found them all inaccessible 14

February 24, 2017 1:37 PM US-Backed Iraqi Forces Push Deeper into Western Half of Mosul

Iraqi military officials say U.S.-backed forces pushed deeper into the western half of Mosul after launching several attacks to recapture Islamic State's last main stronghold in the city. The advances come one day after counter-terrorism troops regained control of the airport in Mosul that had been controlled by the extremist Islamic State group since 10

February 22, 2017 5:12 PM New Somali President Pledges to Tackle Issues of Insecurity, Corruption

Somalia's new president was formally inaugurated Wednesday, in a ceremony where he pledged to begin stabilizing the war-ravaged country but warned the task will take many years. Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, better known as “Farmajo," took the oath of office in Mogadishu, watched by three regional heads of state and dozens of diplomats, including U.S. ambassador 28