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June 16, 2016
Yemen peace talks broach military, security concerns: UN
Kuwait City (AFP) June 15, 2016
Yemen's warring parties have discussed forming military and security committees to oversee a transition period aimed at ending 14 months of fighting, the UN special envoy said Wednesday. "Discussions continued on security and military issues, including the details of military and security committees," Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed said in a statement. Peace talks in Kuwait between Iran-backed rebels and the government of President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi have completed their eighth week without any ma ... read more

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Raids on Syria market kill 21, hundreds flee IS bastion
Air strikes on a market in Syria's Al-Qaeda-held city of Idlib killed at least 21 civilians Sunday, as hundreds fled a besieged Islamic State group bastion near the Turkish border. ... more
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Libyan unity forces enter IS bastion
The battle for Sirte, the Islamic State group's stronghold in Libya, raged Thursday after unity government forces pushed into the centre of the city and predicted it could fall within days. ... more
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Russia, Iran coordinate with Syria in Tehran talks
The defence ministers of allies Iran, Russia and Syria on Thursday held talks in Tehran on pressing the fight against opponents of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. ... more
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Syria newborns saved by staff after hospital attacks
Air strikes on a children's hospital and two others in the divided Syrian city of Aleppo sparked a desperate bid by medical staff to rescue at least nine newborns. ... more
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Commander says Fallujah liberation 'days' away
The commander of Iraq's operation to retake Fallujah from the Islamic State group said Tuesday victory was days away, but progress had been slowed by huge numbers of bombs and traps. ... more
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Assault on IS-held Manbij in Syria within days: Pentagon
A US-backed Kurdish and Arab alliance is set to attack an Islamic State-held city in northern Syria within days, a military spokesman said Wednesday, helping clear the way for an eventual assault on the jihadists' stronghold of Raqa. ... more
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Syria regime set for Tehran talks with allies Russia, Iran
Syria's defence minister is to hold Tehran talks with his Iranian and Russian counterparts on Thursday as government forces press an offensive against the Islamic State group, state media said. ... more
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At least 15 civilians dead in raids on Syria's Aleppo: monitor
Syrian government air strikes on rebel-held neighbourhoods of divided second city Aleppo killed at least 15 civilians on Wednesday, a monitor said. ... more
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Yemen foes agree to free child prisoners: UN
Yemen's warring parties have pledged to free all child prisoners but have failed to reach agreement on a wider release for the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, the UN envoy said on Monday. ... more
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US-Russian military coordination in Syria 'not happening'
The Pentagon is not coordinating militarily with Russia in northern Syria, even though US- and Moscow-backed forces are drawing closer together as they make gains against the Islamic State group, a US official said Monday. ... more
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EU seeks UN backing to enforce Libya arms embargo
The European Union on Monday urged the UN Security Council to authorize its naval force in the Mediterranean to enforce the arms embargo on Libya as Russia raised concerns about the move. ... more
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Air strikes on Syria market kill 17 civilians: monitor
Seventeen civilians including eight children were killed in air strikes on a market in eastern Syria on Monday, the first day of the holy Muslim month of Ramadan, a monitor said. ... more
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Saudi-led coalition rejects UN blacklisting over Yemen
The Saudi-led coalition fighting Shiite rebels in Yemen rejected on Sunday a UN report that placed it on an annual blacklist over the deaths of hundreds of children in air strikes. ... more
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Libya unity govt backed by 2 armed groups in the east
Two major armed groups in eastern Libya announced their support Saturday for the UN-backed national unity government as it struggles to establish its authority in the east of the country. ... more
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Iraq will probe abuses in Fallujah op: spokesman
The Iraqi government will investigate allegations of abuses by the security forces in the course of the operation to retake the jihadist-held city of Fallujah, a spokesman said on Sunday. ... more
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Obama lauds US military as history's greatest, but is it true?
Like many patriotic, flag-pin wearing American politicians before him, President Barack Obama told US military personnel in Colorado on Thursday that they are part of "the greatest military in the history of the world." ... more
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Israel foreign ministry says French Mideast drive 'will fail'
The head of Israel's foreign ministry said Thursday that France's bid to revive Israel-Palestinian peace talks was doomed to failure, like a 1916 colonial effort to carve up the Middle East. ... more
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Coalition strikes pound IS stronghold of Manbij in northern Syria
The US-led international coalition fighting the Islamic State group said Wednesday it had conducted 18 air strikes near the strategic town of Manbij in northern Syria, opening a new front against the jihadists. ... more
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Saudi intercepts missile from Yemen: coalition
Saudi Arabia intercepted a ballistic missile fired from Yemen on Monday night, the military coalition supporting the Yemeni government against rebels said. ... more
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Russia raids on Syria city kill 23 civilians: monitor
Russian air strikes pounded an Al-Qaeda-held city in northwestern Syria overnight, killing 23 civilians, a monitoring group said on Tuesday, but Moscow denied it was responsible. ... more
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Hardliner Lieberman sworn in as Israel defence minister
Israeli ultra-nationalist Avigdor Lieberman assured Monday he supported the creation of a Palestinian state after being sworn in as defence minister despite outrage over his appointment to the powerful post. ... more
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Hardliner Lieberman sworn in as Israel defence minister
Ultra-nationalist Avigdor Lieberman was sworn in as Israel's new defence minister after winning support in the cabinet and in parliament on Monday, ending weeks of political intrigue and outrage. ... more
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Iraq Kurds launch offensive east of Mosul
Iraq's Kurdish peshmerga forces on Sunday launched an offensive to retake areas east of Mosul, the Islamic State's main hub in the country, a statement said. ... more
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Fears for trapped civilians in strife-hit Iraq, Syria
Iraq's elite forces deployed around Fallujah on Saturday, marking a new phase in efforts to retake the jihadist bastion, as concern grew for trapped civilians there and in neighbouring Syria. ... more
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