Leading unions have called for strikes on Tuesday in their biggest challenge yet to President Emmanuel Macron since he won a new presidential term in May.
The company says the fire, the second to erupt at the Mina al Ahmadi oil refinery in three months, broke out at a gas liquefaction unit that had been out of service for maintenance work.
Firefighters believe the fire started at a pipeline for liquefied petroleum gas at the facility in Tehran, a senior official of the crisis management team says.
Many foreign fighters such as Sudanese Janjaweed militias, Chadian rebel groups, and Russian mercenaries from the Wagner Group are used to support warlord Khalifa Haftar's so-called Libyan National Army.
State TV without giving further details said one of the Israeli missiles was shot down near the Damascus suburb of Aqraba, while residents of the capital city said explosions could be heard near area.
Whether it was Houthi drones or Iranian cruise missiles, the recent attacks highlight the need to end Yemen’s civil war.
While Pakistan's ties with Saudi Arabia and the Gulf are more concrete than their Iranian ties, Pakistan still marches to its own tune.
Turkey's biggest oil refinery, STAR, officially opened in the western coastal province of Izmir with the attendance of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his Azerbaijani counterpart, Ilham Aliyev.
An important Libyan port is now under the control of General Haftar, who is at odds with the UN-backed Libyan government in Tripoli
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