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UN slams ongoing Libya
arms embargo violations

AFP Tripoli Weapons are pouring into Libya in violation of an arms embargo and despite commitments made by world powers, the UN’s mission in Libya has said as Germany expressed concern about reports of infringements. World leaders ..

Iraq protesters keep up rallies despite pressure from riot police

AFP Baghdad Iraqi security forces shot live rounds to clear protests in Baghdad and the south for a second day on Sunday, but thousands of determined students flooded the streets to keep up their movement. Violence has resurged in the ..

Algiers: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday visited Algeria for talks on the conflict in neighbouring Libya and plans to boost trade links. Erdogan, accompanied by a high-level business delegation, was greeted at ..

Tehran: Iran’s top diplomat Mohammad Javad Zarif hosted his Omani counterpart Yusuf bin Alawi on Sunday for the second time within a week for talks on security in the sensitive Gulf. Alawi was making the visit to Tehran on the tail end ..

Amman: A Jordanian court on Sunday levelled “terrorism” charges against a man suspected of wounding eight people in a November knife attack at a popular tourist site. The suspect, Moustafa Abourouis, 22, faces up to 20 years in ..

AFP Beirut Syrian regime forces have reached the outskirts of a key city on the edge of the country’s last rebel-held stronghold, a monitor and a pro-government newspaper said on Sunday. The mainly deserted city of Maaret al-Numan is ..

AFP RamallaH Palestinian officials threatened on Sunday to withdraw from key provisions of the Oslo Accords, which define relations with Israel, if US President Donald Trump announces his Middle East peace plan next week. Chief ..