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A leaked US intelligence document said Egypt's President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi instructed officials to keep production and shipment pf weapons for Russia secret "to avoid problems with the West."

Egyptian official rejects leaked intelligence suggesting nation’s military was producing weapons for Russia

By Mostafa Salem and Anna Chernova, CNN A senior Egyptian official denied that the country’s military was planning to produce 40,000 rockets for Russia, following reporting by the Washington Post citing a leaked US intelligence document, Egyptian state-affiliated media said. A leaked US intelligence document obtained by the Washington Post said Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah

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The streets of Burkina Faso's capital Ouagadougou on September 30

At least 44 killed in Burkina Faso attacks

By Maija Ehlinger and Joseph Ataman, CNN At least 44 civilians were killed in two separate attacks on villages in northern Burkina Faso, authorities there said. A local governor, Rodolphe Sorgho, blamed terrorists for the “despicable and barbaric” attacks, without naming a specific group. In a statement Sorgho gave his “sincere condolences to the grieving

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Jordan warns Israel of ‘catastrophic consequences’ if al-Aqsa mosque stormed again

By Mohammed Tawfeeq and Jo Shelley, CNN Jordan has warned of “catastrophic consequences” if Israeli forces were to storm the al-Aqsa mosque again. Should the Israeli police, “assault worshipers again, in an attempt to empty [the mosque] of worshipers, in preparation for major incursions into the mosque,” it would, “push the situation towards more tension

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