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Rockets fired near airport in Tripoli, ISIS claims attack on oil company

Rockets were fired late on Tuesday in the direction of the airport in Libya’s capital, residents said, forcing flights to be diverted, less than a week after the United Nations brokered a fragile truce between rival armed groups in Tripoli, Reuters reports.

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US ends funding of UN agency for Palestinian refugees

The United States is ending its decades of funding for the UN agency that helps Palestinian refugees, the State Department announced today, a week after slashing bilateral US aid for projects in the West Bank and Gaza.

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Jailed Malaysian leader Anwar Ibrahim set to walk free

Supporters began gathering on Thursday at the hospital from where jailed Malaysian reformist leader Anwar Ibrahim is expected to walk free just a week after his alliance scored a shock victory in a general election.

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Powerful dust storm, rain leaves 11 dead in northern India

A powerful dust and rain storm demolished homes and downed power lines in northern India, killing at least 11 people, an official said Thursday, a week after another unseasonable storm caused deaths and destruction in the same region.

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More than 80 people on missing Kiribati ferry, search for survivors continues

Authorities confirmed on Wednesday that a missing Kiribati ferry had held more than 80 passengers, as Australian and U.S. planes scoured the central Pacific ocean for survivors, more than a week after it sunk.

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South Korea, U.S. kick off largest air exercise amid North Korean warnings

South Korea and the United States launched their largest-ever joint aerial drills on Monday, officials said, a week after North Korea said it had tested its most advanced missile as part of a weapons program that has raised global tensions.

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US U-turns on closing Palestinian office in Washington DC

The move came a week after President Donald Trump’s administration said the PLO mission would have to shut down. An official denied that the US had been attempting to “leverage” the Palestinians in peace talks.

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Hong Kong democracy leader Joshua Wong back in dock days after being jailed

Less than a week after being jailed for unlawful assembly, Hong Kong democracy leader Joshua Wong was summoned again to court on Tuesday for an ongoing contempt of court charge related to the 2014 “Occupy” pro-democracy protests.

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Move against Kurd rebels on Turkey-Iran agenda: Erdogan

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Monday that a joint Turkish-Iranian operation against Kurdish militants was “always on the agenda”, a week after Tehran’s top armed forces commander visited Ankara for rare talks.

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ICC calls for arrest of Saif Al-Islam Gaddafi

The International Criminal Court has called for the arrest of just a week after he was released by the Abu Bakr Al-Siddiq Brigade in Libya, agencies have reported. Muammar Gaddafi’s son is on the wanted list along with Al-Tihami Mohamed Khalid, the former chief of internal security during the rule of the late Libyan dictator.

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Humanitarian concerns mount as the US-backed forces advance to ISIS capital

Less than a week after the start of US-backed forces against ISIS terrorists in Raqqa, recent reports suggest that they have mange to push the terrorists back is some areas. However, claims about the US-led coalition using white phosphorus munitions in the city have sparked controversies.

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North Korea fires unidentified projectile: South Korea

North Korea fired an unidentified projectile on Sunday, South Korea’s military said, a week after it test-fired a mid-long range missile which experts said marked an advancement in the reclusive state’s missile program.

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