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Libya, which has the biggest proven reserves of crude in Africa, will resume oil production and exports.

The UN's World Food Programme spokeswoman Elisabeth Byrs said action must be taken before a famine is declared.

UK 'issued private apology' to Saudi Arabia over sanctions

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UK 'issued private apology' to Saudi Arabia over sanctions

Britain's defence minister reportedly called his Saudi counterpart to heap praise on the kingdom a day after UK sanctions were imposed on Saudi nationals.

Explosion heard in Tehran followed by power outages

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Explosion heard in Tehran followed by power outages

Iranian officials reportedly gave contradictory statements after a blast was heard by Tehran residents, following weeks of similar explosions ...

Fuel crisis in Houthi-controlled Yemen puts millions at risk

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Fuel crisis in Houthi-controlled Yemen puts millions at risk

Yemen's Houthi-controlled areas are facing a devastating fuel crisis that threatens to impact clean water supplies, hospital operations and ...

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Israeli troops kill Palestinian in West Bank: Palestinian ministry

29-year-old Ibrahim Moustapha Abou Yacoub was shot by Israeli troops near the city of Nablus in the West Bank.

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Sudan reshuffles government, hoping to appease protesters

Sudan's transitional government has announced a major Cabinet reshuffle in an attempt to defuse public discontent over a sharp economic ...

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Bangladesh says Rohingya refugees can't leave island

'Bangladesh authorities are using the pandemic as an excuse to detain refugees on a spit of land in the middle of a churning monsoon sea,' said ...

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Israeli military chief in quarantine following coronavirus exposure

Aviv Kochavi is in isolation after being exposed to coronavirus, a day after defence minister Benny Gantz annnounced he was isolating following ...

Top Israeli lawyer calls West Bank occupation 'apartheid'

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Top Israeli lawyer calls West Bank occupation 'apartheid'

A prominent Israeli human rights lawyer denounced Israel's occupation of the West Bank and annexation plans as "apartheid".

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Sudanese fighters committing armed robberies and assaults in Libya

Sudan's infamous Janjaweed militia is reportedly stealing and assaulting locals in Libya as they fight alongside rogue General Khalifa Haftar's ...

Greek government faces resistance over dictatorship-era anti-protest law

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Greek government faces resistance over dictatorship-era anti-protest law

In-depth: The Greek government is extending police powers to quell mass protests, a move refugee groups say will limit their ability to mobilise.

Eight Chadian soldiers killed by mine in IS-affiliate area

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Eight Chadian soldiers killed by mine in IS-affiliate area

An explosive device suspected to have been laid the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) has killed at least eight Chadian forces near ...

Nile dam dispute spills onto social media

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Nile dam dispute spills onto social media

Citizens of Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan are taking to social media to express their views on the long-running mega-dam dispute.

Pompeo asks Egypt to stop harassing <em>US</em> citizens

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Pompeo asks Egypt to stop harassing US citizens

The US Secretary of State has urged Egypt to stop the 'unwarranted harassment' of American citizens and their families.

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US: UN report 'whitewashes' Iran general

A UN report describing the US-directed killing of Qasem Soleimani as unlawful was 'intellectually dishonest' and 'whitewashed' the Iranian commander, Washington says.

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US to start Cyprus military training despite Turkey opposition

Washington last year removed a decades-old arms embargo on Cyprus, defying Turkish opposition.

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Iran-backed militia says PM's actions could bring escalation

Tensions have risen in Iraq between the state and Iran-backed armed groups after the assassination of a prominent analyst, whose death the ...

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Yemen Houthis threaten to attack 'Saudi royal palaces'

A Houthi spokesman has said that 'sensitive sites' within the kingdom are now in the group's radar.

Iraq intelligence chief sacked in latest <em>military</em> shakeup

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Iraq intelligence chief sacked in latest military shakeup

Observers say the reshuffle is linked to investigations into the deadly suppression of protests which broke out in October last year.

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UN chief denounces 'unprecedented' foreign interference in Libya

The UN secretary-general condemned foreign interference in the Libya conflict during a UN Security Council meeting.

Protests erupt in Lebanon over <em>US</em> army commander's visit

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Protests erupt in Lebanon over US army commander's visit

Hezbollah supporters gathered on the road leading to Beirut International Airport to protest US CentCom chief Kenneth McKenzie's visit ...

Iran to bolster Syria air defences, counter <em>US</em> 'pressure'

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Iran to bolster Syria air defences, counter US 'pressure'

Iran announced it will strengthen war-torn Syria's air defence systems as part of a military agreement between the allies.

Russia's commander in Syria meets Kurdish SDF leader

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Russia's commander in Syria meets Kurdish SDF leader

The SDF has been at loggerheads with Turkey over control of northern Syria.

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