Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor were detained in what was widely seen as a retaliatory measure against Canada after Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou's December 2018 arrest in Vancouver.
The devices had gone off in the Ain Zara and Wadi Rabi districts on the southern edges of the capital, which had been controlled by militants backing warlord Khalifa Haftar until May, the health ministry said.
Both Chinese and Iranian media took the opportunity to point out endemic racism and police brutality in the US as ties between the two countries and Washington deteriorate.
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Turkey's interior ministry spokesman says seven Daesh terrorists of German origin will be deported on November 14.
Renewed protests began on Thursday evening in a month of deadly unrest that has claimed more than 200 lives.
Democratic Republic of Congo recorded 2,382 cases of Ebola, of which 1,606 were fatal, the Health Ministry says.
China's foreign ministry had earlier said the country will never surrender to external pressure after Washington renewed threat to impose tariffs on all Chinese imports in an escalating trade dispute.
A year ago North Korea's Kim Jong-un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in declared an end to the Korean War, which has spanned almost seven decades. Seoul will be marking that anniversary this week, but Pyongyang may not take part.
The US trade deficit narrowed in March for the first time in seven months as exports reached the highest level on record. The drop in the trade gap could point to higher growth in the first quarter than previously expected.
A tough new budget which includes hikes in value-added tax and social contributions kicks off days of demonstrations in Tunisia.
Mohammad Sami al Dahduh succumbed to his wounds nine days after Israeli forces shot him during a demonstration on Gaza-Israel border, officials say.
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