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Iran set to exceed nuclear deal uranium enrichment cap

Iran set to exceed nuclear deal uranium enrichment cap Sun, 07 Jul, 2019

Iran said Sunday it was set to breach the uranium enrichment cap set by an endangered nuclear deal within hours as it seeks to press signatories into keeping their side of the bargain.
Five years into war, Yemen at 'rock bottom'

Five years into war, Yemen at 'rock bottom' Sat, 06 Jul, 2019

Like most residents of Amran, a strategic gateway to Yemen's capital Sanaa, Mohammed al-Najri thought the capture of his city by Huthi rebels five years ago would not last long.
Both sides in Sudan political crisis hail power-sharing deal

Both sides in Sudan political crisis hail power-sharing deal Fri, 05 Jul, 2019

Sudan's ruling military council and its pro-democracy movement both welcomed a new power-sharing agreement reached Friday, raising hopes that the deal would end a three-month political crisis that has paralyzed the country and led to scores of deaths following a violent crackdown on peaceful protesters by authorities.
Sudan protesters resume talks with army over transition

Sudan protesters resume talks with army over transition Thu, 04 Jul, 2019

Sudan's pro-democracy movement resumed talks  with the ruling military council over a transfer of power to civilian rule, a protest leader said, a move that could break weeks of political impasse since the military ousted autocratic President Omar al-Bashir in April.
Iraq gov't detains thousands in degrading conditions

Iraq gov't detains thousands in degrading conditions Thu, 04 Jul, 2019

A leading international human rights organization criticized the Iraqi government   for holding thousands of prisoners, including children, in degrading and "inhuman" conditions.
Iran condemns detention of oil supertanker in Gibraltar

Iran condemns detention of oil supertanker in Gibraltar Thu, 04 Jul, 2019

Iran condemned the "illegal interception" of one of its oil tankers in Gibraltar where authorities said they suspected it was carrying crude to Syria in violation of EU sanctions.
Migrants face 'massacre' at Libya detention centre

Migrants face 'massacre' at Libya detention centre Thu, 04 Jul, 2019

From his hospital bed in Tripoli, wounded Al-Mahdi Hafyan recalls the nighttime "massacre" when an air strike hit a migrant centre in the Libyan capital.
North Korea says US 'hell-bent' on sanctions despite Trump-Kim meet

North Korea says US 'hell-bent' on sanctions despite Trump-Kim meet Thu, 04 Jul, 2019

North Korea has accused the US of being "hell-bent on hostile acts" just days after the countries' leaders agreed to resume denuclearization talks.
EU summit suspended amid 'enormous frustration' over jobs stalemate

EU summit suspended amid 'enormous frustration' over jobs stalemate Mon, 01 Jul, 2019

Drained European Union leaders adjourned a marathon summit until Tuesday as they struggled to fill the bloc's top jobs in the wake of May elections that have upset the EU's balance of power.
Troops deploy as Sudan braces for mass protest

Troops deploy as Sudan braces for mass protest Sun, 30 Jun, 2019

Troops deployed in Sudan's capital ahead of a planned mass protest against the country's ruling generals, amid international calls for restraint to prevent a new crackdown on demonstrators.
Saudi Arabia intercepts two Yemen rebel drones

Saudi Arabia intercepts two Yemen rebel drones Sun, 30 Jun, 2019

 Two Yemeni rebel drones targeting southern Saudi Arabia were intercepted, a Riyadh-led military coalition said, the latest in a series of assaults on the kingdom.
Tensions high as Albania heads into disputed local polls

Tensions high as Albania heads into disputed local polls Sun, 30 Jun, 2019

Albania will hold bitterly disputed municipal polls that have snowballed into a democratic crisis, with the opposition boycotting the vote and refusing to recognise its results.

Papua New Guinea volcanic eruptions force 15,000 from their homes

Papua New Guinea volcanic eruptions force 15,000 from their homes Sun, 30 Jun, 2019

Volcanic eruptions in Papua New Guinea (PNG) have forced 15,000 villagers in the country's northeast to flee their homes, aid agencies said.
Trump becomes 1st sitting US leader to enter North Korea

Trump becomes 1st sitting US leader to enter North Korea Sun, 30 Jun, 2019

Donald Trump stepped onto North Korean soil in a historic first Sunday as he met Pyongyang's leader Kim Jong Un in a moment of high diplomatic drama on the world's last Cold War frontier.
Sudan generals say AU, Ethiopian plan basis for talks with protesters

Sudan generals say AU, Ethiopian plan basis for talks with protesters Sat, 29 Jun, 2019

Sudan's ruling generals said that a new, joint proposal drafted by Ethiopia and the African Union could be a base to resume negotiations with protesters on forming a transitional administration.
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