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Libya's parliament received a proposed government by Libya's interim prime minister Abdul Hamid Dbeibah on Thursday, amid efforts to unify the country.

Analysis: Libya's civil war could become a source of confrontation rather than cooperation between the Biden administration and Turkey.

Three female media workers shot to death in Afghanistan

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Three female media workers shot to death in Afghanistan

Zalmai Latifi -- the director at Enikass TV -- said the women were killed in two separate attacks after leaving the station.

US envoy in Kabul to revive peace process

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US envoy in Kabul to revive peace process

US special Zalmay Khalilzad envoy is in Afghanistan in order to talk about the US troops withdrawal and revive the stalling peace process

Iran says time not 'suitable' for nuclear deal meeting

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Iran says time not 'suitable' for nuclear deal meeting

Iran said it does not consider the time to be "suitable" for an informal meeting - proposed by Europe and involving the US - on the embattled ...

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Libya speaker flags March for government confidence vote

The Libyan parliament will discuss holding a vote of confidence on a new unified government on 8 March.

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Libya speaker calls for 'representative' government

The head of Libya's parliament called the interim prime minister to form a "representative" government.

Libya's new PM to unveil team of transition

It faces the daunting challenge of addressing the grievances of ordinary Libyans, hit by a dire economic crisis, soaring unemployment, wretched ...

Nuclear issue key as Iran readies for Rouhani replacement

"Rouhani has every interest in a diplomatic victory to polish the end of his mandate."

EU set to agree sanctions over Russia, Myanmar crackdowns

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EU set to agree sanctions over Russia, Myanmar crackdowns

The EU on Monday warned Myanmar's military rulers it "stands ready" to impose sanctions over their coup.

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IAEA says Iran will offer inspectors ‘less access’

IAEA has revealed that whilst Iran is allowing inspectors access, it will not be unlimited.

Biden urges allies to curb Iran's 'destabilising' activities

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Biden urges allies to curb Iran's 'destabilising' activities

US President Joe Biden urged European powers Friday to work together to curb Iran's "destabilising" activities in the Middle East.

As peace deal drifts, South Sudan risks fresh crisis

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As peace deal drifts, South Sudan risks fresh crisis

South Sudan's unity government and its fragile peace process in doubt, and war may be looming on the horizon.

UN report finds Trump ally violated Libya arms embargo

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UN report finds Trump ally violated Libya arms embargo

Ally of former US President Trump and private security contractor Erik Prince violated a United Nations arms embargo on Libya, NYT said, citing ...

Iran renews call to US to lift all sanctions

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Iran renews call to US to lift all sanctions

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif tweeted that Iran would "immediately reverse" its retaliatory measures if the US "unconditionally & ...

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US accepts talks with Iran, rescinds Trump sanctions claim

The US said it was ready for talks with Iran and backtracked on former president Donald Trump's claims of new UN sanctions.

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Western powers warn Iran against 'dangerous' inspections limit

European powers and the US warned Iran against carrying out a threatened limit to UN nuclear agency inspections.

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Europe-US meeting scheduled as Iran nuclear deadline looms

A meeting between senior European and US diplomats is scheduled to take place on Thursday, days ahead of a deadline set by Iran.

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A new chapter in Greece's Middle East military strategy

Analysis: Concerns about Turkey's regional assertiveness have pushed Greece to adopt a more proactive foreign policy, with Athens building new ...

Libya: Ten years after uprising, abusive militias evade justice

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Libya: Ten years after uprising, abusive militias evade justice

It is the 10-year anniversary of the overthrowing of Gaddafi, and not much as changed, Amnesty International argues.

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Egypt to reopen embassy in Libyan capital

Egypt has announced that it will reopen its embassy in the Libyan capital Tripoli following the formation of a new transitional government.

Turkish Muslim groups in France oppose controversial anti-Islam bill

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Turkish Muslim groups in France oppose controversial anti-Islam bill

Citing the bill's marginalising nature against Muslims, Turkish Muslim foundations in France refuse to sign the newly-established Islamic ...

East Libya strongman offers support to new executive

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East Libya strongman offers support to new executive

Khalifa Haftar reiterated a recent pledge of support for the leaders of Libya's new executive authority, mandated to lead the country through to ...

Russia, France urge Iran 'restraint' after new nuclear breach

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Russia, France urge Iran 'restraint' after new nuclear breach

Russia and France urged Iran to show restraint after it started producing uranium metal in a new breach of limits laid out in Tehran's nuclear ...

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