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Comment: Canada is failing to uphold any semblance of respect for international law, a seat at the UN's top table should be out of the question, writes Jillian Kestler D'amours.

The transitional authorities have formed a committee to probe the massacre but have yet to announce its findings.

Egyptian soldiers killed and injured in IS Sinai attack

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Egyptian soldiers killed and injured in IS Sinai attack

An unspecified number of Egyptian soldiers and IS-affiliated militants have been killed and injured in clashes close to the border city of Rafah.

Algeria's tightening grip on the Hirak protest movement

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Algeria's tightening grip on the Hirak protest movement

Repression has intensified against regime dissidents and independent media as the Algerian government maintains a coronavirus lockdown across ...

UAE-backed Haftar's forces using internationally-banned landmines in Libya

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UAE-backed Haftar's forces using internationally-banned landmines in Libya

Pro-Haftar forces retreating from Tripoli last month laid internationally-banned landmines, posing a grave risk to civilians.

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France, Algeria pledge to relaunch relations after rift

President Macron's call with his Algerian counterpart appeared to put an end to a diplomatic crisis triggered by the broadcast on French television of documentaries on Algeria's "Hirak" protest movement.

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Sudan protesters rally one year after bloody crackdown

Sudanese protesters took to the streets on the anniversary of the bloody crackdown, in which men in military fatigues killed at least 128 people.

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Sudan appoints new defence chief amid tensions with Ethiopia

Sudan has appointed a new defence minister amid tensions with Ethiopia over an attack by an Ethiopian militia group in Al-Qadarif province.

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Libyan government starts operation to capture Tripoli International Airport

Libyan government forces have announced a new operation to capture Tripoli International Airport, which has not been used since 2014.

Europe tries to reassure Russia over Libya embargo mission

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Europe tries to reassure Russia over Libya embargo mission

European Union representatives explained the EU's naval mission to enforce an arms embargo on Libya during a closed-door meeting which Russia ...

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Jordan arrests veteran dissident after publication of memoir

Former Jordanian MP Ahmed Owaidi Al-Abadi has been detained despite his ill health, the latest in a series of arrests of outspoken dissidents by ...

Israel says 'successfully' tested ballistic missiles

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Israel says 'successfully' tested ballistic missiles

The state-run Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) confirmed the country had carried out two ballistic missiles tests in the Mediterranean.

Kushner 'pleaded' with Netanyahu to slow annexation: report

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Kushner 'pleaded' with Netanyahu to slow annexation: report

Israeli President Benjamin Netanyahu was allegedly told to slow down the controversial annexation process, according to an Israel Channel 13 ...

Israeli tanks cross over Lebanese 'Blue Line' border fence

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Israeli tanks cross over Lebanese 'Blue Line' border fence

Israeli troops reportedly advanced to a UN-guarded no man's land separating it from Lebanon - the closest in proximity the forces have been ...

Israeli soldiers filmed throwing tear gas into Palestinian home

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Israeli soldiers filmed throwing tear gas into Palestinian home

Israeli soldiers have been caught on video targeting the home of a Palestinian protest organiser with tear gas while his wife and five children ...

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Libya's Haftar, GNA agree to hold ceasefire talks: UN

Mounting calls from Libyans calling for peace have prompted the two warring sides of the conflict to agree to another round of ceasefire talks, the UN said.

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Israel's army preparing for mass West Bank annexation protests

Benny Gantz has instructed the Israeli military to accelerate preparations for 'the upcoming diplomatic changes in the Palestinian arena', ...

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Haftar's forces retake key town from Libya rivals: spokesman

Haftar's forces lost the town of al-Asabaa to UN-backed government forces last month, but regained the town after airstrikes on Monday, ...

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Syria tribes condemn Russia for recruiting members for Haftar

Tribes in Syria have slammed Russia's Wagner military group for its efforts in luring young members to fight alongside General Khalifa Haftar ...

Russia denies Moscow-printed Libyan money is counterfeit

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Russia denies Moscow-printed Libyan money is counterfeit

Russia said the Libyan currency worth $1.1 billion seized in Malta is not counterfeit. While the US has said a Russian state-owned company ...

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Sudan summons Ethiopia’s envoy over cross-border attack

Sudan summoned Ethiopia's diplomat over a cross-border attack allegedly carried by a militia backed by Ethiopia's army.

Egypt says 19 suspected militants killed in restive Sinai

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Egypt says 19 suspected militants killed in restive Sinai

Egypt's military said it killed 19 suspected militants with precision airstrikes in the Sinai peninsula.

Lebanon arrests Sudanese attempting to 'illegally cross' Israeli border

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Lebanon arrests Sudanese attempting to 'illegally cross' Israeli border

A group of Sudanese men were caught trying to enter Israel through its border with Lebanon, authorities said, the latest in a growing number of ...

France intercepts tanker bound for Libya

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France intercepts tanker bound for Libya

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.

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