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Misrata Municipal Council blocks re...

Misrata Municipal Council has urged the Presidency Council (PC) to postpone the return of Tawerghans to their town. On the day the seven-year displace...

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Russia responds to downing of Su-25...

Russian military planes have targeted the Al-Nusra-controlled area of Syria’s Idlib province where a Su-25 jet was earlier downed by militants, the Ru...

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Benghazi double-car bomb attack dea...

The number of deaths emanating from the double-car Benghazi bombings has risen to 41 and injuries are reported as 80, according to the Tripoli-based s...

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US rejects Moscow-proposed UN mecha...

The US has firmly rejected a Russian-drafted Security Council resolution seeking to establish an objective investigative mechanism to probe all alleg...

Misrata Municipal Council blocks return of Tawergha

Misrata Municipal Council has urged the Presidency Council (PC) to postpone the return of Tawerghans to their town. On the day the seven-year displaced people of Tawergha were supposed to return, the council said a peace agreement between the town and Misrata had not been fully implemented. In a statement early this morning the council […]

Russia responds to downing of Su-25 fighter jet in Syria

Russian military planes have targeted the Al-Nusra-controlled area of Syria’s Idlib province where a Su-25 jet was earlier downed by militants, the Russian Defence Ministry said. The military conducted “a massive precision weapon strike… on areas controlled by the Al-Nusra [terrorist] group,” the ministry said in a statement. Moscow confirmed Saturday that a Russian Su-25 […]

Benghazi double-car bomb attack death toll up to 41

The number of deaths emanating from the double-car Benghazi bombings has risen to 41 and injuries are reported as 80, according to the Tripoli-based state news agency, LANA. The update comes as the House of Representatives announces three days of official morning. The tragedy has received wide national and international condemnation Meanwhile, the Faiez Serraj-led […]

US rejects Moscow-proposed UN mechanism to probe Syria chemical attacks based on facts

The US has firmly rejected a Russian-drafted Security Council resolution seeking to establish an objective investigative mechanism to probe all allegations of chemical attacks in Syria “based on impeccable and irrefutable data.” “We want to rise above the differences and propose [the] creation of a new international investigative body,” tasked with establishing facts and seeking […]

Netanyahu’s Party Votes to Annex West Bank, Increase Settlements

The Likud Central Committee voted Sunday to unanimously accept a resolution that calls on the party’s leaders to move to formally annex the West Bank. The vote by the ruling party is nonbinding and was called for in a letter signed by some 900 members of the central committee. To really understand Israel and the […]

Trump to Putin: US was glad to save many lives in Russia

The White House says US intelligence services were pleased to have helped thwart a terrorist plot in Russia that “could have killed large numbers of people.” “President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia called President Donald J. Trump today to thank him for the advanced warning the United States intelligence agencies provided to Russia concerning a […]

Gaddafi’s son to stand in Libyan presidential elections

Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, the son of the late Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, plans to run for president in the country’s upcoming 2018 elections, the family’s spokesman, Basem al-Hashimi al-Soul, has confirmed. “Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, the son of the former Libyan president, enjoys the support of major tribes in Libya so he can run for the […]

Syria fully liberated from ISIS terrorists – Russian MoD

The Russian General Staff has declared the liberation of Syria from Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS), stating that all territories previously under terrorist control were liberated in the final push by the Syrian Army. “All terrorist units of ISIS on Syrian soil have been destroyed, and the territory is liberated,” Armed Forces Chief of Staff […]

Trump risks ‘destroying peace hopes of Israelis & Palestinians’

Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel has drawn an angry and despairing response from global and regional leaders – who warned it would destroy the peace process, strengthen extremists and weaken the standing of the US in the world. In an address to reporters moments after the US president had finished […]

Houthis take over Yemeni capital Sanaa

The capital of Yemen, Sanaa is now reportedly under control of Houthi fighters, according to media citing the Interior Ministry. The Iran-backed group has allegedly retaken the city amid reports of the death of former President Ali Abdullah Saleh. Saleh, who formally renounced his alliance with the Houthis on Sunday, was killed while trying to […]

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