UN military commission to discuss Libyan ceasefire

Regarding recent violations of the ceasefire, UN has been following the breaches since the truce was called for by President Erdoğan and Russian President Vladimir Putin. The 5+5 Military Commission will convene next week in Geneva to discuss the ceasefire between Libya’s warring parties,

Haftar’s militias bomb airport in Tripoli

Forces loyal to Haftar once again violated the fragile cease-fire with the UN-recognized government, firing mortar shells on southern areas of the capital. Libyan government forces announced on Wednesday that the militias of warlord Khalifa Haftar bombed the Mitiga International Airport in the capital

Russian airstrikes target civilians in Syria

Over one million Syrians have moved near the Turkish border due to intense attacks over the last year. Russian warplanes have carried out fresh airstrikes in the de-escalation zone in northwestern Syria, killing at least 3 civilians, a Syrian civil defense group said Wednesday.

Pakistani army tests ballistic missile amid tensions

This was part of a military drill aimed at training the troops for combat, the military statement said. Surface-to-surface ballistic missile Ghaznavi can carry all types of warheads up to 290 kilometers, says army. Pakistan’s army on Thursday said it had successfully tested a

UN concerned about violent clashes in Lebanon

UN spokeswoman said people have the right to participate in public affairs and shape all decisions that affect their lives, including by peacefully assembling to express their concerns. The Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights expressed concern on Tuesday over ongoing

Russian forces carry out air strikes in Syria’s Idlib

Turkey and Russia had agreed in September 2018 to turn Idlib into a de-escalation zone in which acts of aggression are expressly prohibited. Russian forces carried out air strikes in Idlib, a de-escalation zone in northwestern Syria, killing at least five civilians, local sources

Clashes kill 2, injure 60 in Iraq’s capital

More than 500 people have been killed and 17,000 injured in the protests, according to Iraq’s commission. At least two Iraqis were killed and more than 60 were injured in clashes between Iraqi security forces and protesters in the capital Baghdad, a security official

Civilians flee Idlib de-escalation zone

Around 27,000 civilians have fled their homes falling inside the Idlib de-escalation zone in Syria over the last three days due to attacks of regime and its allies. The attacks of Bashar al-Assad regime, Russia and Iran-backed terrorist groups in residential areas east and

Haftar violates ceasefire truce following Berlin summit

Participants in Berlin conference on Libya had called for the demobilization of all Libyan armed groups on Sunday. Militias loyal to Libyan commander Khalifa Haftar launched a mortar attack Sunday, violating a cease-fire following a conference on Libya in Berlin. A RANDOM MORTAR ATTACK

At least 114 injured in Lebanon clashes

Lebanon suffers from high unemployment, slow growth and one of the highest debt ratios in the world, with the debt burden reaching $86.2 billion in the first quarter of 2019. At least 114 people were injured Sunday during clashes in Lebanon between security forces