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Trump plans 'emergency' to fund wall

15 February, 2019

As Congress continues to stop another government shutdown, Trump is planning an emergency fund to build a widely condemned wall on the Mexican border.

Al Qaeda's Libyan branch targeted in US airstrike

14 February, 2019

Al Qaeda fighters in southern Libya have taken advantage of the country's chaos.

Oil prices up as Saudi Arabia slashes OPEC output

12 February, 2019

Oil prices edged up more than 2 percent following the announcement.

Casualties reported as coalition airstrikes target IS-held Syria town

12 February, 2019

The US-led coalition says it has hit a mosque it claimed was being used by the Islamic State group near the town of Baghouz in eastern Syria.

US-led coalition hits mosque in IS-held east Syrian town

12 February, 2019

The US-led coalition says it has hit a mosque it claimed was being used by the Islamic State group near the town of Baghouz in eastern Syria.

US scrambles to contain Iraqi calls for troop withdrawal

12 February, 2019

Acting Pentagon chief Patrick Shanahan arrived in Baghdad on an unannounced visit on Tuesday for talks on the sensitive issue of a continued troop presence following withdrawal from neighbouring Syria.

Pentagon official in Baghdad amid calls for US withdrawal

12 February, 2019

Acting Pentagon chief Patrick Shanahan arrived in Baghdad on an unannounced visit on Tuesday for talks on the sensitive issue of a continued troop presence following withdrawal from neighbouring Syria.

African Union seeks conference on Libya, elections in October

12 February, 2019

The African Union called for a global conference in July to try to resolve the conflict and hold elections in Libya.

US soldiers battling IS in Syria 'withdrawing within weeks'

11 February, 2019

American soldiers who were deployed to fight Islamic State jihadis will start returning within weeks, said a top US army commander, following a shock announcement by Donald Trump in December.

Tunisia government reaches deal with teachers to end strike

09 February, 2019

Under the deal, the teachers will end their strike and "return to work to make the school year a success" said the head of the secondary school teachers' union.

Turkey deplores China's 'tragic' treatment of Uighur Muslims

09 February, 2019

Turkey lambasted China's treatment of its Muslim ethnic Uighur people as 'a great embarrassment for humanity'.

US lawmakers announce bill to punish Riyadh over Khashoggi

08 February, 2019

A special UN rapporteur said on Thursday that the killing was "planned and perpetrated" by Saudi officials.

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