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Libya has increased its oil production tenfold, but this is still below the levels of the Gaddafi era, experts say.

Candidates have put themselves forward for positions in Libya's upcoming Presidency Council and the offices of prime minister.

Israeli army says downed drone from Lebanon

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Israeli army says downed drone from Lebanon

"The IDF will continue to operate in order to prevent any attempt to violate Israeli sovereignty," the army said.

Why designating Yemen's Houthis as terrorists is a mistake

Stasa Salacanin

Why designating Yemen's Houthis as terrorists is a mistake

Analysis: Designating the Houthis as a foreign terrorist organisation could choke humanitarian supplies to Yemen and torpedo diplomatic efforts ...

EU's Frontex says 'no evidence' of illegal migrant pushbacks

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EU's Frontex says 'no evidence' of illegal migrant pushbacks

EU border agency Frontex said it did not find evidence of rights violations in cases where guards were accused of illegal migrant pushbacks.

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Wary EU eyes improved Turkey ties

The EU and Turkey pushed to mend strained ties as Ankara's foreign minister visited Brussels.

Sylvain Mercadier

Mosul: A wounded city trying to heal

In-depth: Iraq's second largest city remains scarred by the war against the Islamic State. Although peace has returned, much of Mosul still lies ...

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Democrats control US Senate after Georgia pair sworn in

Georgia Democrats Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock were sworn in as the US Senate's newest members, handing their party control of the chamber.

Giovanni Vimercati

Togo Mizrahi: The stateless pioneer of Egyptian cinema

Book Club: Togo Mizrahi's extraordinary life story and films are unearthed in a new book by Deborah Starr.

Trump 'provoked' Capitol mob: Republican Senate leader McConnell

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Trump 'provoked' Capitol mob: Republican Senate leader McConnell

Senate Republican Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said outgoing President Donald Trump "provoked" his supporters to attack the US Capitol.

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Israel calls on UN to censure 'biased' Egyptian diplomat

Israel has called on the UN to censure a former Egyptian ambassador to the world body who expressed regret for not defending a resolution ...

Iran asks watchdog not to publish 'unnecessary' nuke details

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Iran asks watchdog not to publish 'unnecessary' nuke details

Iran's nuclear department has reportedly asked the UN's nuclear watchdog to abstain from publishing details on its nuclear program which could ...

Biden aide slams Trump move on Yemen rebels

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Biden aide slams Trump move on Yemen rebels

Jake Sullivan, Joe Biden's pick for national security advisor, tweeted that designating the Iran-aligned Houthis as terrorists would "impede ...

Biden to scrap 'Muslim ban' on first day

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Biden to scrap 'Muslim ban' on first day

Shortly after taking office in 2017, Donald Trump imposed travel restrictions barring entry to US for nationals from seven Muslim-majority ...

Global Covid-19 death toll passes two million

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Global Covid-19 death toll passes two million

The global Covid-19 death toll has passed two million.

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Greece wants EU pressure on Turkey to take migrants

Greece called on EU authorities to ensure Turkey take back nearly 1,500 people whose asylum requests were denied.

CJ Werleman

Who will protect Rohingyas sent to remote, flood-prone island?

Comment: The international community must act now to prevent further atrocities against Rohingya refugees, writes CJ Werleman.

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EU watchdog launches Frontex investigation over migrant harassment allegations

The EU has launched an investigation into claims that Greece is pushing migrants on boats back into the sea.

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UN calls on US to reverse labelling Houthis 'terrorists'

The UN has urged the US to cancel its decision to classify Yemen's Houthi rebels as "terrorists" to avoid the risk of a famine

Israel to push Biden to limit criticism of UAE

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Israel to push Biden to limit criticism of UAE

Israel is lobbying the incoming Biden administration to limit US criticism of the Gulf’s human rights record and military actions in Yemen.

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UN urges US to reverse 'Houthis terrorism' plan

Mark Lowcock will speak to the UN Security Council and warn of the devastating consequences that would follow, if the US labels the Houthi ...

Airbnb cancels Washington rentals during Biden inauguration

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Airbnb cancels Washington rentals during Biden inauguration

Facing the possibility of renewed violence from Trump supporters, Washington residents had been urging neighbors with Airbnbs not to rent during ...

Israeli raids in Syria kill 23 soldiers, pro-Iran fighters

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Israeli raids in Syria kill 23 soldiers, pro-Iran fighters

At least seven Syrian soldiers and 16 allied fighters were killed in Israeli air raids in eastern Syria, a Britain-based war monitor said.

Distrust of Boris must not erode confidence in vaccine

Malia Bouattia

Distrust of Boris must not erode confidence in vaccine

Comment: Debunking anti-vax conspiracy theories means taking an honest look at the profiteering and incompetence of Boris Johnson's government, ...

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