Ethiopia’s prime minister on Friday defended military operations against the country’s well-armed Tigray region after accusing its government of a deadly attack on a military base this week.
Despite the repeated calls for transforming the world body's most powerful institution, experts see close to zero chances of that happening as they see little incentive from today's Permanent Five to let others in.
Turkey has been providing military aid to the Tripoli-based government in the Libya conflict, while Egypt, the UAE and Russia have backed warlord Khalifa Haftar.
The recent incidents of Ethiopian maids being dumped by their employers yet again reveals how Lebanon's unregulated Kafala system affects people of colour.
Israeli-run Jerusalem Municipality claimed the Turkish aid agency's plaque was removed because “it was placed without permission,” but official documents accessed by Anadolu Agency disprove this pretext.
The UN says the "last thing" Libya needs is more conflict on its territory, after Egypt warned of military intervention in the neighbouring country.
Fighting in the Middle East's poorest country, war-torn Yemen, steps up between the Houthi rebels and the Western-backed Saudi coalition forces, who have been criticised for commonly targeting civilians, mostly children.
Ankara and Tripoli share common interests in the Eastern Mediterranean region and will make sure the legitimate government cannot be threatened by "any dictator or any terrorist like Haftar," Turkey's vice president said.
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Turkey's Foreign Ministry said the UAE has provided arms, military equipment, and mercenary support to coup plotters in Libya for years. Turkey backs Libya's internationally recognised government.
Russia’s Wagner Group, one of the most controversial groups among mercenaries, used nerve agent against Libya’s Government of National Accord (GNA) forces in Salah al Din area in southern Tripoli, Libya's interior minister Fathi Bashagha said.
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