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Gambians vote in 1st post-Jammeh presidential election
World

Gambians vote in 1st post-Jammeh presidential election

BANJUL, Gambia (AP) — Lines of voters snaked around corners outside polling stations in Gambia’s capital Saturday as the nation…
Hundreds go missing in Burkina Faso amid extremist violence
World

Hundreds go missing in Burkina Faso amid extremist violence

FADA N’GOURMA, Burkina Faso (AP) — The last time Polenli Combary spoke to her son on the phone she prayed…
Syria violence worsening, not safe for refugee return, UN investigators say
Middle East

Syria violence worsening, not safe for refugee return, UN investigators say

GENEVA, Sept 14 (Reuters) – Syria is still unsafe for the return of refugees a decade after its conflict began,…
Worst Tripoli fighting in a year shows limits of Libya peace push
Middle East

Worst Tripoli fighting in a year shows limits of Libya peace push

TRIPOLI, Sept 3 (Reuters) – Fighting broke out in Tripoli early on Friday between rival armed forces, the heaviest clashes…
Afghan media brace for what’s next under Taliban rule
Middle East

Afghan media brace for what’s next under Taliban rule

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Afghanistan’s most popular private television network has voluntarily replaced its risque Turkish soap operas…
Fuel dispute triggers sectarian clash in Lebanon’s south
Middle East

Fuel dispute triggers sectarian clash in Lebanon’s south

BEIRUT, Aug 30 (Reuters) – A dispute over scarce fuel supplies ignited sectarian tensions between neighboring Shi’ite Muslim and Christian…
Lebanese army deploys to area in north after deadly violence
Middle East

Lebanese army deploys to area in north after deadly violence

BEIRUT, Aug 26 (Reuters) – The Lebanese army has deployed troops to an area of the north where two men…
Afghans told to leave Kabul airport over ‘very credible’ Islamic State threat
Middle East

Afghans told to leave Kabul airport over ‘very credible’ Islamic State threat

Aug 26 (Reuters) – The United States and allies urged people to move away from Kabul airport on Thursday due…
G-7 grapples with Afghanistan, an afterthought not long ago
Middle East

G-7 grapples with Afghanistan, an afterthought not long ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two months ago, the leaders of the world’s seven major industrialized democracies met in summer sunshine on…
Video: Egyptian mission evacuated from Afghanistan
Egypt

Video: Egyptian mission evacuated from Afghanistan

Embassy officials, an Al-Azhar delegation, and Egyptians living in Afghanistan were evacuated and brought back to Egypt via military plane…
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