Detained Mali opposition figures freed Jul 14, 2020 0 47 12345 Bamako All opposition figures who were detained in Mali after violent protests against President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita on Friday have been released, their lawyers said on Monday.Alifa Habib Kone, one of the lawyers representing the opposition figures, said that three of his clients had been released on Monday.“Others were released as early as last night, in a disorderly manner,” he added.Another lawyer, Abdrahamane Ben Mamata Toure, also confirmed the release.Security forces arrested some 20 opposition figures in the aftermath of unrest in the capital city Bamako on Friday.Clashes persisted over the weekend in Bamako and continued through Monday, with much of the tension focused in the opposition-supporting Badalabougou neighbourhood. (AFP) Pages 123 RELATED ARTICLES Mandela’s daughter Zindzi dies at 59 Jul 14, 2020 0 1293 Iran says virus death toll tops 13,000 Jul 14, 2020 0 302 Shooting down of Ukrainian aircraft due to ‘human error’: Iran Jul 14, 2020 0 45 Third Iranian lawmaker dies from coronavirus Tehran Another lawmaker has died in Iran due to an infection with the coronavirus, the news agency ISNA reported on Monday. Issa Jafari is the third member of the Iranian parliament to die of the coronavirus since the .. Hezbollah parliamentary bloc lodges complaint against US ambassador Beirut The parliamentary bloc of Lebanon’s pro-Iran Shiite movement Hezbollah on Monday lodged an official complaint with the Lebanese Foreign Ministry against the US ambassador in Beirut. Headed by .. Seven children, 2 women killed in Yemen air strike: UN AFP Dubai Seven children and two women were killed in an air raid in northwest Yemen, a UN agency said Monday, as Riyadh said it intercepted missiles fired by Yemeni Huthi rebels. The UN Office for the Coordination of .. Saudi coalition says it destroyed drones, missiles of Yemeni rebels DPA Riyadh The Saudi-led coalition said on Monday it had intercepted and destroyed four missiles and seven bomb-laden drones launched by Yemen’s Iran-backed Houthi rebels towards the kingdom. Coalition spokesman .. Nigeria doctors begin latest strike amid pandemic AFP Lagos Doctors in Nigeria’s largest city Lagos began a three-day warning strike on Monday over welfare and inadequate protective kits, but said medics handling coronavirus cases would not be involved. The .. Somalia’s army chief survives suicide bombing AFP Mogadishu Somalia’s army chief, General Odowa Yusuf Rage, on Monday survived a suicide bomb attack that was claimed by the Al-Shabaab jihadist group, military sources said. A civilian died and half a dozen other ..