The militants attacked the fishing town of Doron Baga near the Chad borders
Mohamed al-Maghrabi said the civilian protesters seized the ship as soon as it had anchored at the port on Friday in protest against Qatar's policies
Beshr was interrogated for an hour on Saturday, a lawyer said, noting that the senior Brotherhood leader refused to answer questions asked him after he was accused of espionage.
South Sudanese Foreign Minister Barnaba Benjamin said Kiir discussed bilateral cooperation in the fields of health, agriculture, youth and culture during his meeting with Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi
The three men accused Kiir of lacking the necessary will to put an end to the conflict in his fledging country
Some Arab media had recently claimed that the bank had already been controlled by the Muslim Brotherhood and some of Libya's militant movements
Benhabyles said the migrants would be airlifted to the southern province of Tamanrasset before they are asked to cross the border back into Niger
Authorities in Tanzania have ordered the eviction of 40,000 Masai people so their ancestral home can be turned into a hunting ground for Dubai royals.
Though murdered revolutionary folk hero Sankara's body was placed in an unmarked grave, it is believed to be buried in a cemetery in the capital Ouagadougou's Dagnoen neighbourhood.
Tensions have escalated in Mandera County, near the border with Ethiopia and Somalia, in the past year as clashes between clans have displaced hundreds of people.
Authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo and civil society groups have blamed a string of recent attacks in the east of the country on ADF
According to Toby Lanzer, UN humanitarian coordinator in South Sudan, UN officials are already in discussions with Juba to find ways of prepositioning supplies in hard-to-reach areas of the country
According to the release, the army also flushed Boko Haram militants out of the Fachi and Duma localities and wiped out any trace of the group's gunmen in Gombi, Pella and Hong
Unidentified warplanes bombarded several sites in western Libya associated with the Dawn of Libya.
The demonstrators were calling on the government to implement an agreed presidential term limit under which President Faure Gnassingbe would step down next year.
Earlier this month, the state-run New Vision newspaper reported that an audit had been carried out at the Uganda Wildlife Authority that had revealed the loss of the ivory.
Kiir arrived in Cairo on Friday at the head of a high-level delegation that includes the ministers of foreign affairs, electricity, irrigation, oil, education, health, communication, sports and culture.
Supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi appeared to support calls for planned mass protests on November 28, initiated by Egypt's pro-Morsi Salafist Front
Two presidential candidates appear to be the frontrunners in the upcoming polls – interim President Moncef Marzouki and Beji Caid Essebsi, who served as parliament speaker under Ben Ali.
Scott, who became Africa's first white head of state in 20 years when Michael Sata died last month, is still a member of the PF and Zambia's leader, but will not be eligible to stand in the Jan. 20 presidential vote
Shuttering the mosques - now five in total - has provoked an outcry from Muslim youths, who have demanded access to them for prayer.