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Multiple bodies have called on foreign mercenaries to leave Libya, in compliance with the arms embargo.

Serum Institute has directly tweeted at US President Joe Biden to ask him to lift an export ban on materials needed to produce Covid-19 vaccines.

Canada blocks arms exports to ally Turkey

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Canada blocks arms exports to ally Turkey

Canada on Monday blocked military arms exports to NATO ally Turkey.

Ramadan breeds dread in crisis-hit Iraq

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Ramadan breeds dread in crisis-hit Iraq

Faced with sharp price rises, a decline in the buying power of the dinar and rising unemployment, Iraqis enter the Muslim fasting month of ...

Myanmar's Suu Kyi hit with new criminal charge

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Myanmar's Suu Kyi hit with new criminal charge

Aung San Suu Kyi has been hit with a new criminal charge under section 25 of the natural disaster management law.

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UN chief to South Sudan: progress before arms assessment

The UN Secretary-General has outlined 'three key benchmarks' ahead of May's assessment of the South Sudan arms embargo.

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EU calls for foreign fighters to leave Libya

Praising the formation of Libya's new unity government, EU Council President Charles Michel has called for all foreign fighters to leave the ...

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Reported 'black market' dodges unofficial Turkish-Saudi trade blockade

Turkish traders are reportedly shipping products to third countries before they are exported to Saudi Arabia.

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Iraq's Jewish community dwindles to fewer than five

Despite Jews having lived in Iraq for around 2,600 years, only four remain in the country after the passing of Dhafer Eliyahu.

Banned antipersonnel landmines transferred to Libya from Russia: HRW

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Banned antipersonnel landmines transferred to Libya from Russia: HRW

Human Rights Watch has expressed concern that Russia could have transferred anti-personnel mines to rogue General Haftar's forces in Libya

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Syria Insight: Bread queues and hunger in Assad's Syria

After ten years of war, Syrians across the country are facing unprecedented hunger and poverty.

UN chief calls for foreign 'elements' to leave Libya

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UN chief calls for foreign 'elements' to leave Libya

In his report, discussed by Security Council members on Wednesday, UN chief Antonio Guterres said there has reportedly been "no reduction of ...

Palestine welcomes China's offer to host Israeli-Palestinian talks

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Palestine welcomes China's offer to host Israeli-Palestinian talks

PLO member Wasel Abu Yousef hailed Beijing's stance on a Palestinian capital being established in east Jerusalem.

UNHRC votes in favour of Israel arms <em>embargo</em>

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UNHRC votes in favour of Israel arms embargo

The UN Human Rights Council has voted in favour of a resolution that calls for an arms embargo against Israel, where they could be used ...

Iran joins Houthis in dismissing Saudi Yemen ceasefire proposal

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Iran joins Houthis in dismissing Saudi Yemen ceasefire proposal

Saudi Arabia is hoping for a ceasefire with the Houthis following a spate of attacks on the kingdom.

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China bristles at West over sanctions for Uyghur abuses

Beijing has banned 10 Europeans, including EU parliamentarians, from entry over the new sanctions.

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Will Biden really curb arms sales to Saudi Arabia?

Analysis: The US is mulling limiting any future arms deals with Saudi Arabia to 'defensive' weapons. This has been tried before.

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11 bullet-ridden bodies found 'executed' in eastern Libya

Security sources in Libya said 11 bodies were found with bullet holes in Benghazi.

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EU to extend Libya arms embargo mission to 2023

The EU will extend for two years its Mediterranean military mission to police the UN arms embargo on Libya.

Turkey begins push to renew 2016 EU deal

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Turkey begins push to renew 2016 EU deal

Turkey is seeking to renew a deal with the EU that will ensure large numbers of migrants don’t travel to the bloc.

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Libya arms embargo 'totally ineffective': UN report

A UN report found Libya's arms embargo to be "totally ineffective".

UN report confirms attempted bribes at Libya talks

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UN report confirms attempted bribes at Libya talks

A UN report found at least three participants in the Libya peace talks were offered bribes over votes for a prime ministerial candidate.

Iran inaugurates new underground missile facility amid US tensions

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Iran inaugurates new underground missile facility amid US tensions

A report on Iran's state TV showed the inauguration of a new underground facility made for missile storage

UN calls for withdrawal of foreign troops from Libya

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UN calls for withdrawal of foreign troops from Libya

According to the global body, around 20,000 foreign troops and mercenaries remained in Libya at the end of 2020, and no withdrawals have been ...

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