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Libyan commander hands over prominent militant to Egypt

May. 29, 2019 10:05 AM EDT

CAIRO (AP) — A prominent Egyptian militant wanted for scores of terror attacks in his country was handed over to Egypt on Wednesday by Libyan forces loyal to a commander pushing to take the capital of Tripoli and flown to Cairo. Egyptian TV networks aired footage of a blindfolded Hisham el-Ashmawi, a...

In video message, IS chief emulates other hunted leaders

Apr. 30, 2019 9:03 AM EDT

They make threats from their hideaway lairs and celebrate mass attacks. The ending isn't scripted for these hunted men with horrifying death tolls on their hands. When the reclusive Islamic State group leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi appeared in a video Monday, he was the latest in a series of most-wanted figures to...

Sudanese protesters, military council say talks 'fruitful'

Apr. 27, 2019 3:46 PM EDT

KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Organizers of the protests that drove Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir from power and the ruling military council said talks Saturday on forming a transitional government were "transparent" and "fruitful." Both sides announced they would set up a joint committee comprised of members...