More than 30,000 people have been displaced due to fighting near the Libyan capital, Tripoli, that has been raging since the beginning of the month, the World Health Organization said.
Forces loyal to Libya’s unity government announced yesterday a counter-attack against military strongman Khalifa Haftar’s fighters, as clashes south of the capital Tripoli intensified.
Islamic State militants have killed more than 60 Syrian regime fighters in 48 hours, a monitor said Saturday
Four Turkish soldiers and 20 armed assailants were killed on Friday in clashes between the military and the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) near the border with Iraq, Turkey's defence ministry and military said.
Protest leaders are to hold talks Saturday with Sudan's military rulers who have so far resisted calls to transfer power to a civilian administration, two leading figures in the protests told AFP.
Oxfam has warned that war-torn Yemen risks a "massive resurgence" of cholera, with around 195,000 suspected cases of the disease recorded so far this year.
The UN’s Libya envoy yesterday warned of “a widening conflagration” in the North African country, as deadly clashes spread south to a key military base. Khalifa Haftar’s self-styled Libyan National Army (LNA), based in the country’s east