The deployment follows deals that Libya and Turkey struck in November on maritime boundaries in the eastern Mediterranean, and on military co-operation.
The blockage severely impairs operations of the city's main port, which feeds the country that is largely dependent on food imports.
Chinese President Xi Jinping tells visiting Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan during a meeting in Beijing that the right and wrong of the situation [in disputed Kashmir] was clear, official Xinhua news agency reported.
The Servant of the People party has the largest share in votes counted as yet in the snap parliamentary election, according to the election commission.
"Russia's economy continues to show moderate growth, under sound macroeconomic policies but with structural constraints and the effects of sanctions," the IMF said in a report on the Russian economy.
Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang says any disputes between China and the US should be resolved through talks.
The protest leaders had planned to name members of a civilian body to take over from the ruling military council which took power on April 11 after ousting veteran leader Omar al Bashir.
A senior party official says those arrested include the acting head of the National Congress Party, ousted President Omar al Bashir's former first deputy and former aide.
Spain's Socialists led in a poll published on Saturday with 30.3 percent of votes, equivalent to between 122 and 133 seats in the 350-seat parliament.
The UN migration agency says two boats capsized off Godoria, a locality in northeast Obock region, "due to overloading and heavy surges."
Nigerian Army disputes Daesh claim saying an attack on troops by insurgents in the Borno village of Logomani was repelled and eight soldiers were hurt, none with life-threatening injuries.
National Assembly president Juan Guaido, his wife and several lawmakers were arrested in Venezuela.
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