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CAIRO - Yemen's dominant Houthi group and its army allies said on Saturday it had shelled various areas in Saudi Arabia's Jizan and Najran, killing and wounding several soldiers.
YAOUNDE - French President Francois Hollande said on Friday he is ready to organize a new summit of nations fighting Boko Haram, a militant group that has suffered defeats in recent months in its campaign to forge an Islamist state in northeastern Nigeria.
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria - Heavy gunfire was heard coming from the outskirts of Maiduguri in the northeast of Nigeria on Friday evening and a military source said Islamist insurgents were battling with security forces.
SANAA - Saudi-led air strikes killed at least 16 people in Yemen on Friday, the country's dominant Houthi militia said, and the European Union and United States appealed for a pause in the war to enable aid deliveries to stricken civilians. | Video
VATICAN CITY - The Roman Catholic Church should not have "leaders for life" in its ranks, otherwise it would risk being like a country under dictatorship, Pope Francis said on Friday.