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Most migrants drowned off Spain coast never found: NGO

Most migrants drowned off Spain coast never found: NGO

Fewer than a quarter of the more than 1,000 migrants who died crossing the Mediterranean to Spain from North Africa since the start of 2018 have been found, a Spanish group said Tuesday.

UN envoy to Libya warns of 'conflagration'

UN envoy to Libya warns of 'conflagration'

The UN's Libya envoy warned Thursday of ‘a widening conflagration’ in the North African country, saying international divisions had encouraged strongman Khalifa Haftar to launch his assault on Tripoli.

Seventeen migrants die crossing from Africa to Spain

Seventeen migrants die crossing from Africa to Spain

At least 17 migrants died in the space of 24 hours while trying to cross the sea from North Africa to Spain, and rescuers picked up more than 100 others, the Spanish coast guard said on Monday.

Spain arrests two accused of links to Islamist militants

Spain arrests two accused of links to Islamist militants

Spanish police have arrested two people in Spain's North African enclave of Ceuta accused of connections with Islamic militants, the Interior Ministry said on Friday.

Qatar ranks number two in Mena for green buildings

Qatar ranks number two in Mena for green buildings

Qatar has the second highest number of green buildings in the entire Middle East and North Africa(Mena) region, disclosed a top official of Qatar Green Building Council (QGBC).

Morocco arrests 52 suspected militants, foils several attacks

Morocco arrests 52 suspected militants, foils several attacks

Morocco said on Wednesday that it had arrested 52 suspected militants inspired by Islamic State and that it had foiled several attacks in the North African kingdom by seizing weapons and bomb-making materials.

Ooredoo signs strategic agreement with Mobimedia

Ooredoo signs strategic agreement with Mobimedia

Ooredoo has announced a group strategic agreement with digital consumer technology company Mobimedia International to launch a full suite of mobile consumer services in the Middle East, North Africa, and Southeast Asia.

Bomb kills 10 west of Islamic State's besieged Libyan stronghold

Bomb kills 10 west of Islamic State's besieged Libyan stronghold

A suicide car bomber hit a Libyan police station west of the besieged Islamic State stronghold of Sirte on Thursday, killing 10 people and wounding seven, officials said.

Belgium terror suspect held in Italy refuses to speak

Belgium terror suspect held in Italy refuses to speak

An Algerian held in Italy as part of a probe into fake ID documents used by the Paris and Brussels attackers was interrogated on Sunday but refused to answer questions, a judicial source said.

Mall of Qatar seals deal with Azadea Group

Mall of Qatar seals deal with Azadea Group

Mall of Qatar has signed a lease agreement with Azadea Group Holding, a fashion and lifestyle retail company that owns and operates more than 50 leading international franchise concepts across the Middle East and North Africa.