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Section: Middle East

    Libya asks UN to approve arms contracts
    Mar05

    Libya asks UN to approve arms contracts

    Libya urged the UN Security Council to approve a request for military purchases as it struggles to combat Islamic State extremists and protect its oil fields.The internationally-recognized government, one of two bodies that claims to rule troubled Libya, has asked the council’s sanctions committee to grant an exemption to an arms embargo...

    Body of Jewish soldier extricated from Ukraine battlefield
    Mar05

    Body of Jewish soldier extricated from Ukraine battlefield

    Ultra-Orthodox Israeli team takes body from Donetsk to Kiev for proper Jewish burial …read more Source:...

    Rescuers find 32 dead miners in east Ukraine mine: rebel official
    Mar05

    Rescuers find 32 dead miners in east Ukraine mine: rebel official

    Rescuers found 32 bodies of miners in the Zasyadko mine in eastern Ukraine a day after a blast ripped through the shaft, a rebel official said on March 5 …read more Source: Hurriyet Daily...

    Ukraine military says one soldier killed in past 24 hrs in east
    Mar05

    Ukraine military says one soldier killed in past 24 hrs in east

    …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    Dozens feared dead in Ukraine mine blast
    Mar05

    Dozens feared dead in Ukraine mine blast

    Thirty-three miners are dead or unaccounted for after an explosion at a coal mine in the rebel-held city of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine. The blast took place at Zasyadko mine, near the city’s war-wrecked airport early on Wednesday. According to Kiev-backed officials of Donetsk who… …read more Source:...

    Libya Seeks Permission to Import Arms to Fight IS
    Mar05

    Libya Seeks Permission to Import Arms to Fight IS

    UNITED NATIONS—Libya has sought permission from the United Nations to import 150 tanks, two dozen fighter jets, seven attack helicopters, tens of thousands of assault rifles and grenade launchers, and millions of rounds of ammunition from Ukraine, Serbia and the Czech Republic. In a written request to the U.N. Security Council committee...

    Dozens dead in Ukraine mine blast
    Mar04

    Dozens dead in Ukraine mine blast

    At least 33 miners have died following an explosion at a coal mine in the rebel-held city of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine. The blast took place at Zasyadko mine, near the city’s war-wrecked airport early on Wednesday. According to Kiev-backed officials of Donetsk who have relocated to Mariupol since the city fell into rebel hands, some 230...

    US Official: New Sanctions Against Russia Under Consideration
    Mar04

    US Official: New Sanctions Against Russia Under Consideration

    A top U.S. official says Washington is considering imposing new sanctions against Russia if a Ukraine cease-fire deal reached last month in Minsk continues to be violated, and has sent a team to Europe to coordinate the measures with allied governments. Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Victoria Nuland told the House...

    Budget, Reform Plans Put Ukraine in Line for IMF Aid, G7 Says
    Mar04

    Budget, Reform Plans Put Ukraine in Line for IMF Aid, G7 Says

    BERLIN/WASHINGTON—The International Monetary Fund and Group of Seven leading economic powers on Wednesday praised Ukraine’s determination to reform its economy against all odds, with the G7 saying Kyiv’s new draft budget should put it on track for an IMF-led bailout. Ukraine’s parliament approved on Monday a raft of IMF-backed...

    Georgian fighters defy Russia in Ukraine
    Mar04

    Georgian fighters defy Russia in Ukraine

    Fueled by past conflict between Moscow and Tblisi, a number of Georgian fighters are in eastern Ukraine fighting pro-Russian separatists. …read more Source: Anadolu...

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