LIBYA: COAST GUARD STOP, DETAIN 113 MIGRANTS FLEEING WAR

Libya’s coast guard have stopped and detained 113 migrants trying to flee the ongoing war. The migrants were trying to reach Italy following a lull in fighting between rival forces in Tripoli. The UN’s migration agency confirmed that coast guard stopped and detained three boats of migrants fleeing to Italy. Officials said the detained migrants […]

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US PRESIDENT TRUMP VETOES CONGRESS’ YEMEN WAR RESOLUTION

President Donald Trump has vetoed a congressional resolution that sought to end US involvement in the war in Yemen. Congress and the Senate had passed resolutions calling for an end to US involvement in Yemen war. Both chambers had supported a War Powers resolution, which limits the president’s ability to send troops into action. In […]

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UN-BACKED GOVERNMENT CALLS FOR CEASEFIRE IN LIBYA

Libya’s UN backed Government has called for an end to the fighting that has claimed over 150 lives so far. In press conference, Libyan Government Ministers called for a political dialogue with eastern Libyan commander Khalifa Haftar. For the past two weeks Libya’s capital Tripoli has been a 24/7 active battle front. The war for […]

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US CONGRESS VOTES TO END US SUPPORT FOR YEMEN WAR

The US House of Representatives has approved a resolution to end U.S. support for the war in Yemen. The Democratic-led House voted two-forty-seven to one-seventy-five in favor of ending US’s military and logistics support for the Yemen’s government coalition in the war. This comes two weeks after the US senate passed this resolution where Republican […]

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TALIBAN ATTEMPTED TO SEIZE BALA MURGHAB DISTRICT IN AFGHANISTAN

At least 20 Afghan soldiers have been killed in fierce fighting for control of a strategic district in northwest Badghis province. Afghan government forces, backed by US-led war planes, are fighting to prevent Taliban insurgents from seizing Bala Murghab district. Taliban said that its fighters have seized five checkpoints and captured 16 Afghan soldiers. The […]

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ISRAEL DEPLOYS TROOPS ALONG THE GAZA BORDER

Israel has deployed tanks and troops along the Gaza border as Palestinians are rallying to mark the 1st anniversary of weekly protests. Israeli troops are also monitoring the buffer zone with surveillance balloons and positioning snipers throughout the area. Thousands of Palestinians have staged demonstrations against Israeli blockade at the eastern border of the Gaza […]

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US CAN TAKE DOWN PAKISTAN-INDIA TENSIONS MOMENTARILY: MIKE POMPEO

In another development…Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said that he is hopeful that the US can take down tensions between Indian and Pakistan for the time being to avoid risk of escalation. Pompeo said that the US continues to be very engaged with Pakistan and India and has spoken to leaders of both countries.Earlier, US […]

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