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Libya bans night driving

Libya bans night driving | Global politics | Scoop.it
Libya has banned overnight car traffic in the eastern city of Benghazi to try to stem rising violence and anarchy, security officials say.
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U.S. captures Benghazi suspect in secret raid

U.S. captures Benghazi suspect in secret raid | Global politics | Scoop.it
Alleged ringleader in 2012 attack captured in operation in Libya involving Special Operations forces.
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ISIL moving seized U.S. military vehicles to Syria: report

ISIL moving seized U.S. military vehicles to Syria: report | Global politics | Scoop.it
Sunni militants in Iraq are shipping a significant number of U.S.-origin tanks and Humvees, seized in recent U.S. military operations in Iraq, to al Qaeda rebels in Syria, according to a report by the Washington Free Beacon.
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Saudi 'responsible' for militant financing: Iraq cabinet

Saudi 'responsible' for militant financing: Iraq cabinet | Global politics | Scoop.it
Saudi Arabia should be held responsible for militant financing and crimes committed by insurgent groups in Iraq, the Baghdad government charged on Tuesday.
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70 ISIL militants killed in eastern Iraq

70 ISIL militants killed in eastern Iraq | Global politics | Scoop.it
Iraqi forces say they have killed 70 militants in Diyala province in the last 48 hours.
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KUNA : 14 Iraqis killed, 45 wounded in blasts in Baghdad - source - Security - 17/06/2014

KUNA : 14 Iraqis killed, 45 wounded in blasts in Baghdad - source - Security - 17/06/2014 | Global politics | Scoop.it
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Iraq Sacks Top Officers as UN Warns of Break-Up - NDTV

Iraq Sacks Top Officers as UN Warns of Break-Up - NDTV | Global politics | Scoop.it
Iraq's prime minister fired top security commanders on Tuesday in a major shake-up as fighting approached Baghdad in a militant onslaught that the UN warned risked breaking the country up.
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Is Open-Ended Chaos the Desired US-Israeli Aim in the Middle East? » CounterPunch: Tells the Facts, Names the Names

Is Open-Ended Chaos the Desired US-Israeli Aim in the Middle East? » CounterPunch: Tells the Facts, Names the Names | Global politics | Scoop.it
Is Open-Ended Chaos the Desired US-Israeli Aim in the Middle East?
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Emergency Actions Nationwide: NO NEW U.S. WAR ON IRAQ

Emergency Actions Nationwide: NO NEW U.S. WAR ON IRAQ | Global politics | Scoop.it
Today, it has become increasingly likely that the U.S. government will once again take military action in Iraq. It is urgent that anti-war forces mobilize quickly to put a stop to this before it starts.
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Republicans Want Obama to Send Benghazi Suspect to Guantanamo

Republicans Want Obama to Send Benghazi Suspect to Guantanamo | Global politics | Scoop.it
Republicans want President Barack Obama to send the first suspect arrested in the 2012 attack in Benghazi, Libya, that left four Americans dead to the pris
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Libya: Mounting risks for Benghazi residents amid reckless shelling | Amnesty International

Libya: Mounting risks for Benghazi residents amid reckless shelling | Amnesty International | Global politics | Scoop.it
Libyan armed forces and armed groups, including militias, must immediately stop the reckless shelling of residential areas, endangering the lives of Benghazi residents, Amnesty International said following a renewed round of heavy fighting in the eastern city.
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Gaza – a hellhole created by Israel 

Gaza – a hellhole created by Israel  | Global politics | Scoop.it
As the international media continue their preoccupation with the Jewish squatter boys who allegedly went missing in the occupied West Bank, Rana Alshami remind us of the hell created by Israel’s oc...
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200 Palestinians arrested in search for missing colonists so far

200 Palestinians arrested in search for missing colonists so far | Global politics | Scoop.it
Israeli warplanes strike three weapons manufacturing and storage sites in Gaza Strip
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Gunmen seize Iraq-Syria border crossing

Gunmen seize Iraq-Syria border crossing | Global politics | Scoop.it
Gunmen take control of Al-Qaim, the Iraqi side of a border crossing with Syria, after security forces withdrew.
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Turkey evacuates consulate in Iraq's Basra

Turkey evacuates consulate in Iraq's Basra | Global politics | Scoop.it
ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey evacuated its consulate in the southern Iraqi city of Basra on Tuesday, less than a week after its mission in the northern city of Mosul was overrun by militants who seized diplomats,
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DOHA, Qatar: Qatari: U.S. intervention in Iraq would be seen as war on Sunni Arabs - World Wires - MiamiHerald.com

DOHA, Qatar: Qatari: U.S. intervention in Iraq would be seen as war on Sunni Arabs - World Wires - MiamiHerald.com | Global politics | Scoop.it
A former Qatari ambassador to the United States offered up a warning to the Obama administration Monday that any military intervention on behalf of the government of Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al Maliki would be seen as an act of “war” on the entire community of Sunni Arabs.
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Iraqi forces hold off Isis rebels north of Baghdad as Obama waits

Iraqi forces hold off Isis rebels north of Baghdad as Obama waits | Global politics | Scoop.it
Despite heavy clashes there is no sign of imminent military moves by the US as officials mull over intervention
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Ukraine-Russia Near "Serious Conflict" Following Explosion In Largest European Gas Transit Pipeline | Zero Hedge

Ukraine-Russia Near "Serious Conflict" Following Explosion In Largest European Gas Transit Pipeline | Zero Hedge | Global politics | Scoop.it
With 2 Russian TV journalists killed in recent days and on the heels of Russia's cutting off Ukraine's gas supply for non-payment, Interfax is reporting that: *EXPLOSION ON UKRAINE GAS TRANSIT PIPELINE REPORTED: IFX*INTERFAX CITES UKRAINE INTERIOR MINISTRY ON GAS PIPELINE BLAST Witnesses say flames are reaching 200 metres high. Gazprom shares are tumbling on the news (as should European stocks) and Russia's Foreign Affairs Committee Chief Aleksei Pushkov warned relations between Ukraine and Russia have entered a new stage and are "moving closer towards a serious conflict."
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US leading Iran into Iraqi quagmire

US leading Iran into Iraqi quagmire | Global politics | Scoop.it
The US concerns over recent acts of terror in Iraq are not genuine, writes Finian Cunningham.
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Outcry over Tony Blair's 'Crusader' call for blitz on Iraq

Outcry over Tony Blair's 'Crusader' call for blitz on Iraq | Global politics | Scoop.it
With Islamist jihadists now in control of large areas of the country, appalling pictures emerged showing the mass execution of government soldiers by masked fanatics.
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The former Labour leader – now a Middle East peace envoy – said failure to act now could lead to a terror attack in the UK. His comments led to an avalanche of criticisms.

Former deputy PM John Prescott accused Mr Blair of trying to take the West ‘back to the Crusades’.

 

And Clare Short, who also served in Mr Blair’s Cabinet, branded him a ‘complete American neocon’, adding: ‘More bombing will not solve it, it will just exacerbate it.’

Miss Short, who resigned over the decision to go to war, said Mr Blair had been ‘absolutely, consistently wrong, wrong, wrong’ on the issue of Iraq.


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