Protests demanding the removal of politicians deemed incompetent and corrupt have gripped Lebanon since October 17 and forced the resignation of the government.
The closure of oil fields and production facilities threatens the country's finances, warns Libya's central bank.
A day after almost a million people marched in Baghdad against the presence of the US military in the country, the Iraqi government seeks an end to protests against its rule.
The march called by prominent Shia cleric Muqtada al Sadr aims to pressure Washington to pull out its troops.
Turkey's President Erdogan and German Chancellor Merkel call for a fragile truce in Libya to be converted into a lasting ceasefire, during a visit by the German leader to Istanbul.
Meanwhile, Russian air strikes in Idlib, northwestern Syria, have killed at least eight civilians, including five children, a war monitor said.
The virus originated in the central Chinese city of Wuhan in Hubei late last year and has spread to Chinese cities including Beijing and Shanghai, as well as the US, Thailand, South Korea and Japan.
US President has invited Israeli PM Netanyahu and his election rival Gantz to Washington next week to discuss the White House Middle East peace plan, Vice President Pence said. Trump said he plans to release Mideast peace plan by next Tuesday.
Algiers and Ankara boosted their diplomatic ties by signalling cooperation on the Libyan crisis, while the former fears Libya’s unrest may spill over into its territory.
Lebanon, which formed a new cabinet amid a financial crisis and mass protests against poor governance, hopes it can restore confidence and secure urgent funding from foreign donors.
Israel hailed the World Holocaust Forum as the biggest international gathering in its history. Russian President Vladimir Putin and US Vice President Mike Pence are among the attendees.
Mitiga airport authorities said late on Wednesday they were suspending air traffic "until further notice" after Haftar's spokesman threatened to attack planes flying over the city.
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