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The Mellitah Oil and Gas terminal on the outskirts of Zwara in western Libya after fighters from the Islamist-backed Fajr Libya (Libya Dawn) militia secured the perimeter of the oil complex. (AFP/File)
March 06, 2015 - 18:26 GMT
Libya's state oil company claims militants attacked an oil field, killing eight on-duty guards.
Arab League Secretary General Nabil El Araby. (AFP/File)
March 06, 2015 - 15:30 GMT
Arab League Secretary General Nabil El Araby met with Jordanian Prime Minister Abdullah Ensour in Amman to discuss a pan-Arab response to terrorism.
The talks hope to quell the ongoing conflict between rival factions in Libya. (AFP/File)
March 06, 2015 - 10:58 GMT
Libya’s warring factions held UN-backed peace talks in Morocco with the aim to end the conflict between the two rival governments which many fear could spiral into full-blown civil war.
Umarali Kuvatov was reportedly shot after a quarrel on the street, sources said Friday. (Screenshot: Twitter)
March 06, 2015 - 10:15 GMT
Umarali Kuvatov, leader of an opposition movement, was reportedly shot after a quarrel on the street, sources said Friday.
Daesh’s extreme interpretation of Islam outlaws statues, idols, and shrines. (AFP/File)
March 06, 2015 - 08:36 GMT
Daesh began bulldozing the ancient Assyrian city of Nimrud in Iraq on Thursday in the jihadists' latest attack on the country's historical heritage
After the attacks, the state-owned National Oil Corportation declared at least 11 oilfields non-operational. (AFP/File)
March 06, 2015 - 08:11 GMT
Libya declared force majeure on 11 oilfields after a series of Islamic State attacks on facilities in the country's central region.
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March 05, 2015 - 18:00 GMT
A "safe haven" in the MidEast, more than half of Jordan's population are refugees coming from unstable neighboring countries.
Iranian diplomat Noor Ahmad Nikbakht hugs his daughter after two years of abduction in Yemen. (Screenshot: Twitter)
March 05, 2015 - 17:45 GMT
Iranian diplomat Nour Ahmad Nikbakht returned home Thursday after being taken hostage for years in Yemen.
Conflicting reports emerged Thursday about a Daesh or al-Nusra Front member who was treated, then arrested at a hospital in Bekaa Valley. (AFP/File)
March 05, 2015 - 17:00 GMT
Conflicting reports emerged Thursday about a Daesh or al-Nusra Front member who was treated, then arrested at a hospital in Bekaa Valley.
President Hadi is trying to have international aid transferred to Aden, which has become a stronghold for the leader and a center of support. (AFP/File)
March 05, 2015 - 14:00 GMT
President Hadi is trying to have international aid transferred to the Central Bank of Aden, a source said Thursday.
Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu. (AFP/File)
March 05, 2015 - 12:15 GMT
Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu announced that Turkey will not provide ground troops to Iraqi and Kurdish forces in the effort to reclaim the city of Mosul from Daesh in April.