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In Somalia, US troop withdrawal is seen as badly timed

Somali presidential elections are scheduled in just two months; war is erupting in neighboring Ethiopia; and the militants, from al-Shabab, are still strong despite years of U.S.-led raids and…

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With village beheadings, Islamic State intensifies attacks in Mozambique

As the Islamic State’s influence wanes in the Middle East, it is surging in pockets of Africa, with brazen offshoots gaining ground in western, central and, now, southern corners of the continent…

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The 22-year-old force behind Egypt’s growing #MeToo movement

When the #MeToo movement erupted in the United States in 2017, driven by accusations against disgraced film producer Harvey Weinstein, she didn’t pay much attention — even if she did have her own…

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