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UN Calls for ‘Lasting Ceasefire’ in Libya


The UN Security Council on Wednesday adopted a resolution calling for a “lasting ceasefire” in Libya, where a fragile truce has been in place since January. The text, drafted by Britain, was approved by 14 votes out of 15, with Russia abstaining. It was subject to weeks of wrangling, reflecting ...

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Syrian army recovers 600 km2 in Idlib and Aleppo


The Syrian army announced in a statement published by SANA that the armed forces advancing from the eastern countryside of Idlib met other advancing troops in the southern direction of Aleppo, and regained control of 600 square kilometres. The General Command of the Army announced in a statement that “the ...

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