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About 730 migrants were rescued off the Libyan coast on Feb. 22 after seven rescue operations mounted by the Italian Coast Guard and the SOS Mediterranee aid group
LONDON – Reuters
Prime Minister David Cameron wants Britain to do more to help the United States destroy Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in Syria, he said in an interview broadcast on July 19.
Turkey has put a travel ban to Turkey on 15,000 suspected foreign fighters heading to Syria and Iraq, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Tanju Bilgiç said on July 15, as Ankara ramps up measures to counter the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) threat.
WASHINGTON - Reuters
The United States will offer to help Nigeria's new leader track down billions of dollars in stolen assets and increase U.S. military assistance to fight Islamic militants, U.S. officials said, as Washington seeks to "reset" ties with Africa's biggest economy.
WASHINGTON - Agence France-Presse
The United States does not support the establishment of an autonomous Kurdish entity in northern Syria, the US special envoy for the coalition against ISIL extremists said on July 14.
THE HAUGE - Agence France-Presse
The International Criminal Court (ICC) ordered July 16 its chief prosecutor to review a decision not to probe Israel’s deadly raid on a Gaza-bound flotilla in 2010, saying “errors were made.”
GAZA – Anadolu Agency
Turkey is set to build a 20,000-seat stadium to international standards in the Gaza Strip to support sports in Palestine, officials revealed on July 14.
RIYADH - Agence France-Presse
Yemen's exiled Vice President Khaled Bahah announced online July 17 the "liberation" of second city Aden after four months of devastating fighting between loyalist forces and Iran-backed rebels.
From U.S. President Obama to Syria's al-Assad, here is our compilation of reactions after world powers reached a historic nuclear deal with Iran.
CHICAGO - Agence France-Presse
Relatives of MH17 crash victims have filed a nearly $900 million suit against a one-time leader of Ukranian insurgents over the shooting down of the jet over the rebel-held east of the country last year.
ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE - Reuters
Pope Francis acknowledged on July 13 he had neglected problems of the middle class and said he was willing to have a dialogue with Americans who disagree with his criticism of capitalism.