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An arrest warrant was issued for 118 military personnel over suspected links to the 2016 coup attempt.

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

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 printed the cash.

Houthis 'benefit' from Iran, Iraq, Oman relations, official admits

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Houthis 'benefit' from Iran, Iraq, Oman relations, official admits

A member of Yemen's Houthis' political council said the rebel group benefits from neighbouring Arab and Muslim relations, including Iraq, Iran ...

US may deploy forces in Tunisia over 'Russia concerns'

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US may deploy forces in Tunisia over 'Russia concerns'

After raising concerns over alleged Russian jets arriving to Libya, the US is now considering sending soldiers to Tunisia amid North Africa ...

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Unconditional solidarity: Palestinians rally support for George Floyd's family

Palestinians rally in support of George Floyd's family after the death of the unarmed African-American by a white officer, as it emerged a Palestinian-American shop owner had called the police.

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ECHR fines Turkey over Kurdish rights-related detentions

Ankara has been ordered to pay out compensation over the detentions of a man celebrating the Kurdish new year and a university student ...

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Russia deployed aircraft to boost pro-Haftar mercenaries: US military

US Africa Command has claimed that Moscow sent aircraft directly from Russia to aid pro-Haftar mercenaries.

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

France and Turkey's growing rivalry in the Middle East

France views Turkey's foreign policy stance as a threat to its own economic and geopolitical interests.

Libya government retakes several Tripoli districts from Haftar forces

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Libya government retakes several Tripoli districts from Haftar forces

Khalifa Haftar's LNA forces suffer further setbacks in their bid to seize Libya's capital from government control.

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Iranian-American gunrunner to pay over $4.1M to UAE emirate

Iranian-American aviation magnate Farhad Azima has been ordered to make a multi-million dollar payout to the emirate of Ras al-Khaimah.

Funding gaps threaten Yemen coronavirus fight, says UN

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Funding gaps threaten Yemen coronavirus fight, says UN

A number of aid programmes in Yemen could be cut due to funding shortages, the UN warned, as the war-torn country grapples with its coronavirus ...

In Libya, Russia calls in its proxy, Assad

James Snell

In Libya, Russia calls in its proxy, Assad

Comment: Transplanted to fight in another civil conflict, Syrian soldiers are finding themselves on opposing sides of Libya's crowded ...

Pandemic and violence jeopardise Afghanistan's fragile peace process

Syed Fazl-e-Haider

Pandemic and violence jeopardise Afghanistan's fragile peace process

The Covid-19 pandemic and a spike in violence threaten to jeopardise Afghanistan's fragile peace process.

A weakened Haftar isn't the end of Libya's woes

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

A weakened Haftar isn't the end of Libya's woes

Comment: In Libya, rogue General Haftar may be weakened, but his foreign backers will still act to prevent a stable, democratic government ...

Stefan Lukas

Germany's ban on Hezbollah: A double-edged sword

Germany's ban on Hezbollah has been a long time in the making.

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Denmark sold arms to UAE despite Yemen war ban

Military hardware developed by Terma, a Danish aerospace and defence manufacturer, found its way into Emirati warships, even after ...

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Syrian rebel and regime forces fight in Libya

A recent rapprochement between Assad and Haftar shows the increasing overlap between the two conflicts.

Azmi Bishara

Coronavirus contemplations: Part II

Comment: In this three-part series, Dr Azmi Bishara takes a deep dive look at how citizens and states have responded to an unprecedented ...

Man charged in 2006 Iraq slayings should remain jailed

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Man charged in 2006 Iraq slayings should remain jailed

Iraqi-American Ali Yousif Ahmed Al-Nouri is remaining in jail on charges of participating in the 2006 killings of two police officers in Iraq.

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'Cut ties, declare war' with UAE: Libyan official urges

A Libyan GNA official is calling on his government to cut ties with the United Arab Emirates and officially consider the country an aggressor.

US blames horrific Kabul maternity hospital attack on IS

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US blames horrific Kabul maternity hospital attack on IS

The United States has claimed the vicious attack on a maternity hospital in Kabul was perpetrated by Islamic State militants.

Truck bomb in eastern Afghanstan kills five

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Truck bomb in eastern Afghanstan kills five

A car bomb killed at least five people in the eastern Afghan city of Gardez on Thursday, two days after gunmen attacked a maternity ward in the ...

Turkey, US sanctions and the looming S-400 showdown

Owais Zaheer

Turkey, US sanctions and the looming S-400 showdown

Tensions over Turkey's S-400 missile system have subsided amid the coronavirus pandemic, but the US Congress remains poised to act.

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