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Comment: Trump's attempt to sanction those investigating US and Israeli war crimes shows a callous willingness to put America and its allies above the law, writes Josh Ruebner.

The Libya-bound tanker was stopped on its way to complete the sale of refined products to a company registered in the United Arab Emirates.

HRW condemns Lebanese army's brutal protest crackdown

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HRW condemns Lebanese army's brutal protest crackdown

HRW has said the Lebanese government should hold security forces accountable for the killing of a protester.

Disaster averted. But can there ever be US-Iran peace?

Arash Azizi

Disaster averted. But can there ever be US-Iran peace?

Comment: Neither Trump nor Khamenei wants to go to war, but Soleimani's assassination has moved the goalposts, putting rapprochement out of ...

Three killed in Haftar air raid south of Tripoli

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Three killed in Haftar air raid south of Tripoli

Three people were killed following an air raid by forces loyal to rogue General Khalifa Haftar in the suburbs of the Libyan capital Tripoli.

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EXCLUSIVE: Turkey's intervention in Libya to expand 'regional goals'

An anonymous Libyan politician says Turkey has a number of vested interests in its recent intervention in Libya

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Erdogan accuses dismissed pro-Kurdish mayors of serving 'terrorists'

Turkey's Erdogan defended his government's decision to remove three pro-Kurdish mayors despite widespread protest against the move.

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Pro-government forces claim advance south of Libya capital

Forces loyal to Libya's internationally recognised government say they had made territorial gains south of Tripoli against commander Khalifa ...

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Turkish police detain protesters against dismissal of pro-Kurdish mayors

Protests against a controversial decision to remove three mayors from the pro-Kurdish HDP took place on Monday in Istanbul, Diyarbakir and the ...

Haftar launched '37 attacks on health facilities' in Libya

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Haftar launched '37 attacks on health facilities' in Libya

The United Nations has strongly condemned attacks by rogue General Khalifa Haftar’s forces against health facilities in Libya.

Rami G. Khouri

US-Taliban talks expose the madness of America's counter-terrorism strategy

Comment: After wasting trillions and causing irreparable damage, Washington decided to give negotiations a chance in Afghanistan, exposing the ...

Muslim states and the Uighur conundrum

Sabena Siddiqui

Muslim states and the Uighur conundrum

Nearly all Muslim majority countries have ignored the call by the UN Human Rights Council to investigate the situation in Xinjiang where Uighur ...

Italy to let migrants disembark after EU sharing deal

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Italy to let migrants disembark after EU sharing deal

Italy's anti-immigrant deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said he would allow the migrants rescued last week and held on a coastguard boat to ...

Ship carrying refugees stuck in Italy port

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Ship carrying refugees stuck in Italy port

An Italian coastguard ship carrying 130 migrants has been allowed to dock in the Sicilian port of Augusta, but Rome refused to let them ...

Haftar's offensive is not the final chapter in Libya

Stasa Salacanin

Haftar's offensive is not the final chapter in Libya

Analysis: With the 'liberation' of Tripoli, Haftar would be just a step closer the final victory in the long-lasting civil war. But it is not as ...

Jalel Harchaoui

When Haftar obliterates years of diplomacy in Libya

Comment: By taking the military path, Khalifa Haftar has sacrificed - but also exploited - years of genuine diplomatic progress in Libya, writes Jalel Harchaoui.

Alessandra Bajec

Haftar's Tripoli battle leaves Libyans without respite over Ramadan

The persistent offensive by rogue warlord Haftar's forces is taking its heavy toll on Tripoli residents since the holy Muslim month of Ramadan ...

Khaled Terkawi

Between bombs and the border: Escaping Idlib

Comment: Syrians escaping Assad's bombs in Idlib are facing a perilous border crossing, and anti-Syrian sentiment, writes Khaled Terkawi.

Abdul Razzaq al-Hawassali

Syria's fuel crisis reveals a corrupt Assad regime

Comment: Syria's corrupt fuel industry cannot blame its woes purely on sanctions, writes Abdul Razzaq al-Hawassali.

Tripoli battle leaves migrants and refugees at risk again

Alessandra Bajec

Tripoli battle leaves migrants and refugees at risk again

Scores of migrants and refugees are at serious risk while locked in detention centres as well as trapped by fighting around Tripoli since Haftar ...

Alessandra Bajec

Haftar's Libya offensive kills political process

Haftar's military push for Tripoli initiated early this month marks a dramatic turn of events in the long political power struggle that has torn ...

Who is Khalifa Haftar, Libya's CIA-linked rogue general-turned-warlord?

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Who is Khalifa Haftar, Libya's CIA-linked rogue general-turned-warlord?

The former Gaddafi henchman has made influential friends in diverse political arenas in his journey from military man to warlord.

UAE fingerprints are all over Libya's incumbent coup

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

UAE fingerprints are all over Libya's incumbent coup

Comment: The UAE's outright support for General Haftar is undermining the country's efforts for a democratic transition, writes Jonathan ...

Will Israel will ever be held to account?

Rami Almeghari

Will Israel will ever be held to account?

In-depth: A new UN report suggests war crimes have been carried out against Palestinian protesters. But Gazans have heard this before, reports ...

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