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Islamic State suicide bombings kill 32 Libyan militiamen

Islamic State suicide bombings kill 32 Libyan militiamen

May 19, – Mohammed Shamia of the Misrata militia, which is loyal to Libya’s new U.N.-brokered unity government, told The Associated Press that the attack happened on Wednesday night. A spokesman of a Libyan militia says two suicide bombings by the Islamic State group have killed 32 of the militia’s fighters. He says two suicide […]

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Iran ships ‘turn back’ from Yemen as fighting rages

Iran ships ‘turn back’ from Yemen as fighting rages

Apr 24, – The conflict has sent tensions soaring between Sunni-ruled Saudi Arabia and Shiite Iran, which backs the Huthi rebels, raising fears Yemen could become a new front in a proxy war between Middle East powers. An Iranian ship convoy suspected of carrying weapons for Shiite rebels in Yemen has turned back, US officials […]

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Rebuilding Gaza will take 20 years, group says

Rebuilding Gaza will take 20 years, group says

Aug 30, – Most of the new building would be to make up for the current housing deficit, rather than to address damage from fighting between Israel and Palestinian militants. An international organization involved in assessing post-conflict reconstruction says it will take 20 years under current levels of restrictions to rebuild the Gaza Strip’s battered […]

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