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Monthly Archives: July 2019

US-Libyans sue Khalifa Haftar over civilian deaths near Tripoli

US-Libyans sue Khalifa Haftar over civilian deaths near Tripoli MORE ON LIBYA Libya: Europe-bound migrants sent to bombed detention centre today Macron: EU countries agree to new migrant and refugee mechanism 2 days ago MSF and SOS Mediterranee restart rescue missions off Libya 3 days ago Brother of Manchester bomber arrested in UK after extradition last week Libya’s renegade military ... Read More »

Tunisia: President improving, to be discharged from hospital soon

Tunisia: President improving, to be discharged from hospital soon Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi’s health is improving and the 92-year-old is expected to be discharged from hospital soon, according to his office. The update on Friday came a day after the country’s first democratically elected president fell ill, prompting rumours across Tunisia about his death. Essebsi had already been briefly ... Read More »

Nuclear talks progress ‘not enough’ for Iran to change course

Nuclear talks progress ‘not enough’ for Iran to change course Diplomats meeting in Vienna in a bid to save a 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers made progress but it was “not enough” to stop Tehran scaling back compliance with the accord, according to the Iranian deputy foreign minister. Officials from the deal’s remaining signatories – China, Russia, ... Read More »

Islamberg: Three plead guilty to plot against NY Muslim community

Islamberg: Three plead guilty to plot against NY Muslim community Three young men accused of plotting to attack a Muslim community in upstate New York with homemade explosives have pleaded guilty. The three men and a 16-year-old high school student from the Rochester area were arrested in January and accused of planning to attack the community of Islamberg, near Binghamton. ... Read More »

US deploys F-22 stealth fighters to Qatar amid Iran tensions

US deploys F-22 stealth fighters to Qatar amid Iran tensions The United States has deployed F-22 stealth fighters to Qatar for the first time, its military said, adding to a buildup of US forces in the Gulf amid tensions with Iran. The Air Force F-22 Raptor stealth fighters have been deployed “to defend American forces and interests”, the US Air ... Read More »

‘Charge Sri Lanka police chief with crimes against humanity’

‘Charge Sri Lanka police chief with crimes against humanity’ Sri Lanka’s police chief and a top defence official should be charged with “grave crimes against humanity” for failing to prevent the attacks on churches and luxury hotels that killed more than 250 people in April, the country’s attorney general has said. The bombings, claimed by the Islamic State of Iraq ... Read More »

Iraqi PM decree curbs powers of Iranian-allied militias

Iraqi PM decree curbs powers of Iranian-allied militias Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi has issued a decree curbing the powers of mostly Iranian-backed Shia militias and forcing them to integrate into Iraq’s formal armed forces – a politically risky move seemingly aimed at placating the United States. “In the interest of the public good and as per the powers ... Read More »

Iran nuclear deal: Tehran exceeds enriched uranium limit

Iran nuclear deal: Tehran exceeds enriched uranium limit Iran has exceeded the limit on the amount of enriched uranium in its stockpile set out in the 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, the United Nations’ atomic watchdog has confirmed. The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said on Monday that its inspectors had verified the 300kg cap had been breached. “We ... Read More »

Trump: Iran ‘playing with fire’ with uranium enrichment

Trump: Iran ‘playing with fire’ with uranium enrichment Iran has announced on Monday it had amassed more low-enriched uranium than permitted under its 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, drawing a warning from US President Donald Trump that Tehran was “playing with fire”. Tehran’s announcement marked its first major step beyond the terms of the pact since the United States ... Read More »

Niger: Attackers kill 16 soldiers in Inates military camp attack

Niger: Attackers kill 16 soldiers in Inates military camp attack Unidentified attackers have killed 16 soldiers in a car bomb attack on a military camp in western Niger near the border with Mali, local residents and security sources said on Tuesday. The raid occurred on Monday afternoon near the town of Inates in the same region where an ambush by ... Read More »