Libya will offer compensation to women raped during the 2011 Nato-backed uprising which toppled Muammar Gaddafi, its justice minister said, touching a taboo subject.
Hundreds of women may have been raped during the eight-month con
Austria's OMV said it had struck oil in Libya in the first new discovery for the company and its partners since the revolution in 2011, as it sticks by a long-term bet on the country despite recent civil strife and disruption.
Hosni Mubarak, the former Egyptian president overthrown in an uprising in 2011, will be released from jail soon after a prosecutor cleared him in a corruption case, his lawyer and a judicial source said on Monday.
Mubarak, 85, was
Despite the decline in tourism Tunisia experienced following the uprisings of 2011, total revenue has rebounded at a rate of 12.75 per cent during 2012 due to an influx of domestic and inbound tourist volumes, a report said.
Egypt's armed forces deployed troops in the city of Suez early on Saturday after nine people were shot dead during nationwide protests against President Mohamed Mursi, underlining the country's deep divisions as it marked the second anni
Egypt is getting closer to the brink. A trickle of aid has been enough to keep the economy on life support since the uprising 18 months ago, but the ongoing tussle between the country's military and its Islamist president i
Syria's downing of a Turkish plane marks a serious escalation of the Syrian crisis, which risks spilling over into neighbouring countries, Iraq warned on Saturday as Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan prepared for a second security meeting
Syria shot down a Turkish warplane over the Mediterranean on Friday and Ankara warned it would respond decisively to the incident that threatened to open a new international dimension in the 16-month revolt against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad