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Manchester police names bomb suspect hours after US leaks

23 May, 2017

Salman Abedi is believed to be the bomber behind Monday night's attack on an Ariana Grande concert, police have said, hours after US intelligence agencies leaked the name to media.

Sudan seizes Egyptian tanks from Darfur rebels: President Bashir

23 May, 2017

The Sudanese president claimed his army had captured '59 military vehicles' from two convoys connected to rebel groups in Darfur.

Islamophobia and terror: two sides of one coin

23 May, 2017

Blog: Terrorism is us, and the sooner we connect our shared experiences of oppression, the less power we give to the twin ideologies of hatred, writes Hadani Ditmars.

Iran is ready to gift peace to Middle East

22 May, 2017

Comment: Iran is willing to fight terrorism and resolve the war in Syria, Mohammad Javad Zarif writes in an exclusive opinion article for The New Arab.

UN Libya envoy reveals 'road map to peace'

22 May, 2017

The UN special envoy for Libya, Martin Kobler, revealed details for an initiative designed to resolve Libya's political deadlock on Sunday.

Egypt refers 48 to military trial over church bombings

22 May, 2017

Egypt's general prosecution referred on Sunday 48 defendants to military court on charges of involvement in three recent deadly church bombings in Egypt.

Haftar forces launch 'retaliatory' airstrikes after Libya airbase attack

22 May, 2017

Libyan National Army airstrikes destroy weapons depots and 'centres of operations' in the country's south in retaliation for a deadly attack on a Haftar airbase.

Coastguards rescue 5,000 migrants off Libya's shores in 48-hours

20 May, 2017

Thousands of migrants have been rescued from waters off the North African coast in 48-hours, according to Italian and Libyan coastguard.

141 Haftar loyalist troops killed in Libya airbase attack

19 May, 2017

An attack on an airbase in south Libya has killed 141 people, mostly soldiers loyal to military strongman Khalifa Haftar, reports confirmed on Friday.

'Significant' fatalities after rival clashes at Libyan airbase

19 May, 2017

The UN envoy to Libya voiced alarm at reports of "significant" fatalities in an attack by militia loyal to the unity government on Brak al-Shati base controlled by rival forces.

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