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World Jan 06Sudan says it signs pact on normalizing ties with Israel
Sudan's Finance Ministry also said it had signed a "memorandum of understanding" with the U.S. for Washington to facilitate the payment of Sudan's debt to the World Bank.
World Dec 30Yemeni officials: Blast at Aden airport kills 25, wounds 110
Security officials say a large explosion has struck the airport in the southern Yemeni city of Aden, shortly after a plane carrying the newly formed Cabinet landed there.
World Nov 20In multiple countries, alarm over hunger crisis rings louder
Dire U.N. warnings of a growing hunger crisis are becoming reality in multiple countries. The coronavirus pandemic is adding a further burden on families already struggling to feed themselves amid collapsing economies and war.
World Nov 09Ethiopian military official says fighting continues in Tigray region
An Ethiopian military official says the air force is “pounding targets with precision” as the federal government continues its offensive against the defiant northern region of Tigray and no clear route to peace is yet seen.
World Nov 04Libya’s rivals urge U.N. Security Council to back cease-fire
Libya’s rivals wrapped up their military talks with a call to the U.N. Security Council to adopt a binding resolution to implement a cease-fire deal inked last month, the U.N. said.
Politics Oct 19Trump says Sudan will be removed from U.S. list of state sponsors of terrorism
President Donald Trump says Sudan will be removed from the U.S. list of state sponsors of terrorism, a move that would open the door for the African country to get the international loans and aid that are essential for reviving…
World Aug 21Tripoli and rival parliament announce Libya cease-fire
Libya’s U.N.-supported government has announced a cease-fire across the oil-rich country and called for demilitarizing the strategic city of Sirte in an initiative supported by the rival parliament in the country’s east.
World Jul 20Egypt’s parliament approves troop deployment to Libya
The move could bring Egypt and Turkey, close U.S. allies that support rival sides in Libya’s chaotic proxy war, into direct confrontation.
World Jun 05Libya’s Turkey-backed Tripoli forces take back another town
Forces allied with the U.N.-supported government in Libya's capital say they have retaken another key western town from rivals who have been waging a year-long offensive on Tripoli.
Politics May 26U.S. military says Russia deployed fighter jets to Libya
The U.S. military has accused Russia of deploying fighter planes to conflict-stricken Libya to support Russian mercenaries aiding east-based forces in their offensive on the capital, Tripoli.