Egypt's army announced Sunday that more than 70 alleged jihadists, affiliated to the Islamic State terrorist organization, have been killed in recent military operations in North Sinai.
A number of Sheikh Zakzaky supporters demanded his release by holding demonstrations and carrying special Muharram flags in the Nigerian capital.
Libya's internationally recognized government suspended its interior minister on Friday, saying his handling of street protests and a violent crackdown against them would be investigated.
Ousted President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita has been released, the Malian junta announced on Thursday.
The junta that seized power in Mali wants a military-led transitional body to rule for three years and has accepted that ousted President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita returns home.
Moroccan Prime Minister Saad-Eddine El Othmani has said that the country will not normalize its relations with Israel.
Head of the Interests Section of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Cairo, Nasser Kanani, has said that any US action to restore sanctions against Iran violates Security Council Resolution 2231.
The Islamic Movement in Nigeria said that Nigerian military forces attacked Muharram mourners in Kaduna State on Saturday.
At least 17 people were killed and one survived after a cargo plane crashed after takeoff from Juba airport in South Sudan on Saturday morning, witnesses said.
A spokesman for Mali's main opposition leader, Mahmoud Dicko, said Dico had decided to step down after meeting with the coup's military.