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New bout of heavy fighting in Yemen kills dozens

20 April, 2019

Yemeni officials say heavy fighting in Yemen’s southern Dhale province between pro-government forces and Houthi rebels has killed more than 85 people.

Egyptian peacekeeper killed in Mali attack

20 April, 2019

The United Nations secretary-general has condemned an attack on a U.N. convoy in Mali that killed a peacekeeper from Egypt.

UN: 220 killed in Haftar's offensive on Libya’s capital

20 April, 2019

Fighting erupted April 5 pitting the LNA, led by Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar and aligned with a rival government in the east, against militias affiliated with Tripoli’s UN-supported government.

Top regional officials in Iraq for symbolic summit

20 April, 2019

Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Syria and Kuwait sent the heads of their legislative bodies, while Iran dispatched a senior parliamentary official.

Anti-Haftar forces near Libya capital launch counter-attack

20 April, 2019

Forces loyal to Libya's unity government said on Saturday they have launched a counter-attack against strongman Khalifa Haftar's fighters just south of the capital Tripoli.

Iraq parliament to host regional rivals in Baghdad

20 April, 2019

The one-day summit will bring together representatives from Iran, Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Syria, and Kuwait.

Sudan protest leaders to meet military rulers: campaigner

20 April, 2019

Protest leaders are to hold talks on Saturday with Sudan's military rulers who have so far resisted calls to transfer power to a civilian administration, AFP reports.

Saudi coalition destroys Yemen rebels' drone cave

20 April, 2019

The Saudi-led coalition launched an air raid on Saturday on a cave in the Yemeni capital Sanaa, used by Houthi rebels to stockpile drones, a spokesman said.

Explosion, gunfire rock downtown Kabul in attack near ministry

20 April, 2019

The attack near the communications ministry occurred one day after planned talks between the Taliban and Afghan representatives were cancelled.

Egyptians vote in referendum to extend Sisi's rule

20 April, 2019

The three-day plebiscite is expected to approve sweeping constitutional changes that will extend Sisi's rule in Egypt until at least 2024.

IS hits Syria army with deadliest attacks since 'caliphate'

20 April, 2019

Islamic State group jihadists have killed 35 pro-Damascus fighters in Syria, in what a monitoring group described on Saturday as their deadliest operation since the fall of the "caliphate".

Palestinian Christians march through occupied Jerusalem for Good Friday

19 April, 2019

Thousands of Palestinian Christian pilgrims and clergy members marched through the ancient stone alleys of Jerusalem’s Israeli-occupied Old City, retracing Jesus’ path to crucifixion in observation of Good Friday.

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