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Lebanon Jams Food Aid Route For Syrian Refugees

Lebanon

The United Nations has refuted any claims to withdrawing support or winding up operations in Lebanon. It has termed discussions over social media about UN asking its employees to ready their passports are speculative as well. Strangely, and for the first time since 2011, two World Food Programme (WFP) trucks …

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Dangerous migrant pushbacks in the Mediterranean

Migrants

The UN voiced alarm at reports that nations are failing to aid migrants in distress on the Mediterranean Sea, preventing assistance by NGOs and ordering pushbacks of their boats. Limitations against humanitarians who rescue migrant vessels in the central Mediterranean are putting lives at risk and must be lifted immediately, …

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Hafter taking power in Libya surprises Moscow.

LIBYA

Russia described the succession of Khalifa Haftar, the commander of the Libyan National Army supported by Moscow, as “abrupt,” the Russian Information Agency said, quoting a Foreign Ministry source. Haftar, whose forces have been fighting more than a year for control of the capital, Tripoli, announced on Monday evening “dropping” …

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ISIS, Libya, Yemen, and the Indonesian Ansharot group placed on the terrorism list by The UN Security Council

ISIS, Libya, Yemen, and the Indonesian Ansharot group placed on the terrorism list by The UN Security Council

The United Nations Security Council Sanctions Committee decided to include 3 entities on the list of international terrorist entities and their implications for their affiliation with Al-Qaeda and ISIS. The United Nations Security Council sanctions committee circulated its decision issued on Wednesday, March 4th, to all countries that signed the …

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UN Envoy To Libya Urges Security Council To Not Abandon The War-Torn Country

libya

It is a sad reality, but people of Libya are now feeling abandoned by a part of the international community and still, exploited by others- this was the message communicated by the UN envoy to Libya, Ghassan Salame to the Security Council recently. Salame, who is the UN secretary-general’s special …

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Muslim Brotherhood threatens unification of Yemen

Yemen terrorism

Year after year Yemen civil war has been turning aggressive, with multiple terrorist groups brooding on its ground,  trying to take over the center stage. The nation today is in tatters with different parts governed by different groups ranging from Iran-backed Houthis, Turkey-backed Muslim Brotherhood, Qatar-backed ISIS, UAE-backed Southern separatists …

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US Syria representative to hold Syria talks with Turkish authorities 

The U.S. Special Representative for Syria Session along with the special envoy for the anti-Daesh coalition, James Jeffrey will make a visit Ankara on Tuesday to maintain high-level talks about Syria with Turkish authorities, the State Department stated Monday. U.S. special envoy Joel Rayburn will join Jeffrey in the course of the visit to Ankara, that will take place from April 30 to May 2. The …

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France- A ‘Two Timer’ in Libya

france

Just like the police captain in “Casablanca” feigning outrage at gambling in Rick’s Café before being handed his winnings, France was “shocked, shocked” to discover that the Libyan generalissimo whose forces it has covertly helped arm and then the train was marching on Tripoli. The timing of Field Marshal Khalifa …

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