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    World powers divided over UN call for Libya ceasefire

    Agence France-Presse . United Nations | Updated at 12:00am on April 19, 2019

    The UN Security Council was divided Wednesday on how to address the crisis in Libya after fresh negotiations on a draft resolution demanding a ceasefire...

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    Israel razes home of killed Palestinian shooting suspect

    Agence-France-Presse . Jerusalem | Updated at 12:00am on April 18, 2019

    Israeli forces destroyed the home on Wednesday of a Palestinian who was killed during his attempted arrest on suspicion of carrying out a December shooting.Seven...

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    Libya conflict stirs divisions in Gulf, Europe

    Reuters . Tripoli | Updated at 01:20am on April 17, 2019

    Qatar called on Tuesday for a blocking of foreign arms supplies to eastern Libyan forces commander Khalifa Haftar, whose push to seize the capital Tripoli...

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    Egypt parliament to vote on extending Sisi rule

    Agence-France-Presse . Cairo | Updated at 12:00am on April 17, 2019

    Egypt’s parliament, packed with loyalists of president Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, is to vote Tuesday on changes to the constitution that could keep the former military...

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    Netanyahu looks to form govt after victory

    Agence France-Presse . Jerusalem | Updated at 12:00am on April 12, 2019

    Israel prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu sought to form a right-wing governing coalition on Thursday after securing victory in a high-stakes Israeli election despite a strong...

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    Thousands flee homes in Tripoli as fighters battle on outskirts

    Reuters . Tripoli | Updated at 12:00am on April 11, 2019

    Eastern forces and troops loyal to the government in Tripoli fought on the outskirts of Libya’s capital on Wednesday as the battle forced thousands of...

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    Get out of water and save me: Netanyahu

    Reuters . Tel Aviv | Updated at 12:00am on April 10, 2019

    Get out of the water and vote for me, Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu urged beach-goers during an election day visit to the Mediterranean seashore...

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    Libyan strongman under pressure to end Tripoli assault

    Agence France-Presse . Tripoli | Updated at 12:00am on April 10, 2019

    Libya’s warring parties Tuesday faced mounting international pressure to halt fighting near the capital that has caused thousands to flee and left several dozen people...

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    Battle rages for Libya’s capital, airport bombed

    Reuters . Tripoli | Updated at 11:58pm on April 08, 2019

    A warplane attacked Tripoli’s only functioning airport on Monday as eastern forces advancing on Libya’s capital disregarded global appeals for a truce in the latest...

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    Starved infants, wounded women crowd Syrian hospitals

    Reuters . Syria | Updated at 12:00am on April 08, 2019

    The paramedics’ log at al-Hol camp in eastern Syria lists the injuries and ailments of infants rushed from the battlefield to its crowded, dirty clinic:...

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