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Apr10

Libya: Peace talks not possible amid fighting, UN envoy

UN special envoy for Libya Ghassan Salame By: RFE/RL Source: RFE/R The United Nations’ special envoy to Libya has hinted that next week’s planned peace conference could be postponed amid ongoing fighting between rival militias for control of the capital, Tripoli r daten herunterladen. In a statement on April 9, Ghassan Salame expressed hope that the meeting will be convened as soon as conditions permit, saying: “We cannot ask people to take part in the conference during gunfire and air strikes.” The UN had planned to hold a conference in the southwestern town of Ghadames from April 14 to April 16 to discuss a way out of the country’s eight-year conflict...

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Mar31

Israel kills four Palestinians before truce takes effect

By: AFP Source: AFP Five rockets were launched from the Gaza Strip into Israel, prompting Israeli tanks to respond by firing on Hamas military posts early Sunday, hours after a massive Palestinian protest along the border between Israel and Gaza herunterladen. The rocket attack and Israeli response did not cause any casualties, according to the Israeli army and witnesses in Gaza. The Israeli tanks fired at Hamas posts in the central Gaza Strip and east of Gaza City, witnesses said spiele vollversionen kostenlos downloaden. Tens of thousands of Gazans earlier gathered at the Israeli border to mark a year since protests and clashes erupted there, but fears of mass bloodshed were averted...

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Mar10

Iran urges Pakistan to act after border attack

By: RFE/RL Source: RFE/RL Iranian President Hassan Rohani has called for what he called “decisive” action by Pakistan in the wake of a deadly suicide attack in a border area sendungen von orf tvthek herunterladen. During a telephone call on March 9, Rohani told Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan that inaction by Islamabad could jeopardize relations between the countries, Iran’s state news agency IRNA reported herunterladen. Twenty-seven members of Iran’s elite Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) were killed in in a suicide car bombing near the border with Pakistan on February 13 schriftarten für mac herunterladen. The Sunni Muslim extremist group Jaish al-Adl...

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