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Two rival Libyan leaders committed themselves on July 25 to a cease-fire, working toward presidential and parliamentary elections and finding a roadmap to secure lawless Libya against terrorism and trafficking of all kinds, according to a document released by the French presidency
JERUSALEM - Agence France-Presse
Israeli police barred men under 50 from entering Jerusalem's Old City for Friday Muslim prayers as tensions rose and protests erupted over new security measures at a highly sensitive holy site.
Nearly a dozen Syrian rebels have been killed in hit-and-run clashes with a U.S.-backed alliance dominated by Kurdish forces in the country’s north, a monitoring group said on July 18
Turkish Presidential Spokesperson İbrahim Kalın said July 20 that the government did not leak any information to the state-run Anadolu Agency on the locations of U.S. bases in northern Syria
NEW YORK – Reuters
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on July 17 that he hopes Yemen’s war will not spark direct confrontation between Iran and Saudi Arabia and that they can work together to end the conflict in the country and Syria
The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) is shutting down its program to support rebels fighting against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, the Washington Post reported on July 19
Turkey’s top security board has urged Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) over its plan to hold independence referendum on Sept 25, reiterating that it would be a grave mistake
DUBAI – The Associated Press
A Saudi woman has been arrested for defying the kingdom’s strict dress code by walking around in a miniskirt and crop top in a video that sparked public outrage
The Turkish military on July 17 retaliated against a harassment fire by the Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) opened from northern Syria, shelling its positions in the region near the border, Doğan News Agency has reported.
DEBAGA, Iraq – Agence France-Presse
Adel, 15, hasn’t seen his parents for the past nine months, but that was the price to pay to escape the brutal rule of Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) jihadists in his northern Iraqi hometown
BARTELLA – Reuters
Local authorities in Mosul, the Iraqi city recently liberated from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), have issued a decree to exile the militants’ families to camps so they can be rehabilitated ideologically.