23:18 [EurasiaFuture] (E)
A coup attempt in the historic Ethiopian core region of Amhara was narrowly thwarted even though the state chief was killed and the country’s top military leader was assassinated in a related incident that later took place in the capital, with the failure of this regional regime change effort saving Africa’s second most populous country from civil war and subsequent collapse, at least for now.
8:29 [Press TV] (E)
Tens of thousands of protesters went back onto the streets of Algiers on Friday to demand the departure of interim President Abdelkader Bensalah and Prime Minister Noureddine Bedoui.
20:12 [Press TV] (E)
A top Sudanese general has vowed to send to the “gallows” those who carried out a deadly crackdown on protesters outside the military headquarters in Khartoum earlier this month.
4:58 [Press TV] (E)
At least four people have been killed across Sudan on the first day of a "civil disobedience" campaign, which was launched in the wake of a deadly crackdown on protesters by the ruling generals.
18:30 [Fort Russ] (E)
While the offensive of the Libyan National Army (LNA) commanded by Field Marshal Halifa Haftar in Tripoli against the armed groups controlled by the Government of National Unity (PNU) is well underway, more and more international and regional players intervene in the Libyan crisis. Initially, the intervention would seem to be aimed at exerting political pressure on the warring parties to stop the hostilities and then grew into open military support, which only aggravates the process of resolving the long-term conflict.