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Ministry: Militants Attack Oil Wells in Northern Iraq

Ministry: Militants Attack Oil Wells in Northern Iraq

Militants using explosives attacked two oil wells northwest of Kirkuk in northern Iraq on Saturday but no significant damage resulted and production was not affected, the Iraqi oil ministry said. The attack at the Bay Hassan oilfield “did not cause a fire or damage, affect production or stop oil

CENTCOM Commander: The Future is Not Going to be Bloodless

CENTCOM Commander: The Future is Not Going to be Bloodless

CENTCOM Commander General Kenneth ‘Frank’ MacKenzie expected the Middle East to continue to witness bloodshed and violence, despite the defenses and military forces deployed along the borders. MacKenzie further that he fears there’s going to be something that follows ISIS, noting that the conditi

COVID-19 Spreads Through Camps North East Syria

Three new COVID-19 cases were reported Friday in the overcrowded Al-Hol camp, whose residents suffer from deplorable humanitarian and health conditions, raising the total number of infections in the camp since April to six.

UN Security Council Approves Ceasefire Monitors for Libya

UN Security Council Approves Ceasefire Monitors for Libya

The United Nations Security Council gave the green light on Friday for the deployment of 60 UN ceasefire monitors to Libya and called on the country’s new unity government to prepare for free, fair and inclusive elections on Dec.

Russia Calls for Deeper Military Ties with Libya

Russia Calls for Deeper Military Ties with Libya

Russia has welcomed the prospect of renewed military cooperation with Libya as Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu hosted Prime Minister Abdul Hamid Dbeibah. “I consider your Moscow visit to be the first step towards resuming full-scale cooperation between the defense ministries of the two countries,”

Sudan Denies That Delegation Will Visit Israel

Sudan Denies That Delegation Will Visit Israel

Sudan has denied reports that it would send its a first delegation to Israel months after a deal for ties between the two countries, and two Sudanese sources said Khartoum had scrapped a planned visit. Sources had previously told Reuters that a Sudanese delegation comprising security and intellig

UN Envoy Urges Yemeni Warring Parties to Agree on Peace Plan

UN Envoy Urges Yemeni Warring Parties to Agree on Peace Plan

UN Special Envoy to Yemen Martin Griffiths urged the Yemeni warring parties to accept proposals for a comprehensive ceasefire and launch the political process which enjoys broad international support. Speaking during a briefing before the UN Security Council, Griffiths also called on the Iran-bac

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