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

Idlib has its first case of Covid-19, a doctor at a hospital near the Turkish border.

Russia abuses UN veto, snuffing out Syrians' final lifeline

Sam Hamad

Russia abuses UN veto, snuffing out Syrians' final lifeline

Comment: Russia is exploiting its UN Security Council veto power for the purposes of aiding and abetting war crimes in Syria, writes Sam Hamad.

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.

UN alleges war crimes during Syria's Idlib <em>offensive</em>

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UN alleges war crimes during Syria's Idlib offensive

A United Nations investigation has accused Syria and its allies of war crimes in the opposition-held Idlib offensive.

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Netanyahu's son takes centre stage in Israel corruption sagas

Yair Netanyahu, a favourite of far-right extremists around the world, has rose to prominence over his controversial statements and rants online.

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Libya's unity government says 'foreign air force' hit base

Libya's UN-recognised government condemned overnight air raids against a recaptured strategic air base in the west of the country, alleging they ...

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British-born aid worker’s wife demands Syria extremists release him

Tauqir Sharif, a self-described aid worker in Syria who has been deprived of his British nationality, was arrested by HTS two weeks ago. His ...

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Turkish minister in Libya for defence cooperation talks

The talks covered defence and security training programmes under a deal signed by Tripoli and Ankara in November last year, a statement said.

Libyan government finds more bodies in former Haftar stronghold

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Libyan government finds more bodies in former Haftar stronghold

The Libyan government has found six more bodies in a mass grave in the former Haftar stronghold of Tarhouna, raising the total number of corpses ...

Stuart Schrader

What defunding police can mean for US foreign policy

Comment: Given the increasingly apparent entanglements between overseas war and domestic policing, defunding police could be the foundation for ...

UN's ex-Libya envoy slams 'hypocrisy' of Security Council members

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UN's ex-Libya envoy slams 'hypocrisy' of Security Council members

The United Nations' former Libya envoy Ghassan Salame announced his resignation in March, citing health reasons, nearly three years after taking ...

Turkey, Russia and Iran to hold talks on Syria

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Turkey, Russia and Iran to hold talks on Syria

Turkey, Russia and Iran have been holding talks on Syria via the Astana process.

Libya's Haftar 'mobilising mercenaries' for key battle in Sirte

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Libya's Haftar 'mobilising mercenaries' for key battle in Sirte

Haftar-allied foreign mercenaries are reportedly headed for Sirtre to take part in a key battle against government forces.

New Libya mass grave found, pro-government forces say

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New Libya mass grave found, pro-government forces say

Nine bodies were found in a mass grave pro-government forces linked to rogue general Khalifa Haftar.

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Blasts at Afghan market kill 23 civilians: officials

The Afghan army blamed the attack on the Taliban, while the militant group pinned the blame on the army.

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Israel orders US-based Christian 'missionary' TV channel off air

The evangelical Christian channel will reapply for a license to broadcast, a spokesman said after the broadcaster was accused of hiding an ...

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Trump tweets video of fan yelling 'white power'

Trump shared a video of a stand-off between anti-Trump protesters and his supporters in which a man chants "white power" - before deleting it ...

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Turkish soldier dies in clashes with Kurdish rebels

A Turkish soldier has died in clashes with PKK rebels in northern Iraq.

An Egyptian-Turkish war in Libya?

Giorgio Cafiero

An Egyptian-Turkish war in Libya?

Comment: Recent geopolitical and on-the-ground developments have ignited concerns over the prospect of an Egyptian-Turkish military ...

Muhammed Nafih Wafy

Saudi Arabia's erasure of its Ottoman history will backfire

Comment: Saudi Arabia is distancing itself from its Ottoman past to fuel its rivalry with Turkey, whipping up jingoistic sentiments, and ...

Bolton's book and why Trump betrayed the Kurds

Paul Iddon

Bolton's book and why Trump betrayed the Kurds

Comment: Bolton's book shines a light on President Trump's crass dismissal of Kurdish sacrifices, writes Paul Iddon.

Tobruk urges Egypt to send troops if Sirte attacked

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Tobruk urges Egypt to send troops if Sirte attacked

The Tobruk-based parliament linked to rogue general Khalifa Haftar has called for Egyptian support against the forces of the UN-backed ...

UN orders war crime probe in Libya

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UN orders war crime probe in Libya

The UN's top rights body ordered a fact-finding mission to Libya to document violations committed since 2016 as ICC prosecutors said mass graves ...

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