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Worst Tripoli fighting in a year shows limits of Libya peace push
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Worst Tripoli fighting in a year shows limits of Libya peace push

TRIPOLI, Sept 3 (Reuters) – Fighting broke out in Tripoli early on Friday between rival armed forces, the heaviest clashes…
Syrian army steps up offensive on rebel redoubt in southwestern city
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Syrian army steps up offensive on rebel redoubt in southwestern city

AMMAN, Aug 31 (Reuters) – Syrian elite forces aided by pro-Iranian militias stepped up an offensive on Tuesday against a…
Clashes between Kurdish, government forces kill 1 in Syria
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Clashes between Kurdish, government forces kill 1 in Syria

BEIRUT (AP) — Kurdish security forces said Wednesday that Syrian government-allied fighters killed one of their personnel in an overnight…
UN says 8 children killed, 33 wounded this month in Yemen
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UN says 8 children killed, 33 wounded this month in Yemen

CAIRO (AP) — A surge of fighting in war-torn Yemen has been particularly brutal for children this month, with at…
Gunfire erupts in Mogadishu as Somali government forces seal off streets
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Gunfire erupts in Mogadishu as Somali government forces seal off streets

MOGADISHU (Reuters) – A gunbattle erupted on Friday in central Mogadishu as Somali government forces sealed off streets to prevent…
Ethiopian forces said to block refugees from entering Sudan
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Ethiopian forces said to block refugees from entering Sudan

HAMDAYET, Sudan (AP) — Ethiopian forces on Thursday blocked people fleeing the country’s embattled Tigray region from crossing into Sudan…
Kurdish and Turkey-backed fighters clash in Syria, 18 killed
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Kurdish and Turkey-backed fighters clash in Syria, 18 killed

BEIRUT (AP) — Clashes between Kurdish fighters and Turkey-backed opposition gunmen in northern Syria left at least 18 fighters dead…
UN says Libyan sides sign countrywide cease-fire deal
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UN says Libyan sides sign countrywide cease-fire deal

GENEVA (AP) — The United Nations said Friday that the two sides in Libyan military talks have reached “historic achievement”…
Pandemic adds to war in keeping Libyan children out of school
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Pandemic adds to war in keeping Libyan children out of school

MISRATA, Libya (Reuters) – Their young lives already disrupted by war, Libyan schoolchildren face even bigger obstacles to their education…
Azeris and ethnic Armenians fight new clashes before Geneva talks
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Azeris and ethnic Armenians fight new clashes before Geneva talks

YEREVAN/BAKU (Reuters) – Azerbaijan and ethnic Armenian forces fought new clashes in and around the Nagorno-Karabakh region on Thursday, before…
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