Nigeria oil thieves keep a lid on output even as bombs abate
Even after the government quelled a militant uprising that sent production to a 30-year low last August, smaller-scale sabotage caused by people trying to steal oil remains rife.
Egypt opens military base says largest in region
Egypt's President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi has inaugurated a military base in the country's northwest to protect facilities and projects in coastal cities.
Libyan PM decries edict by clerics loyal to rival government
A week ago, a religious committee under the government based in eastern Libya targeted Ibadi followers, describing them as a "misguided and aberrant group."