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Libya's NOC accuses UAE of being behind oil blockade

Libya's National Oil Corp (NOC) on Sunday accused the United Arab Emirates of instructing eastern forces in Libya's civil war to reimpose a blockade of oil exports after the departure of a first tanker in six months.

Commemoration ceremony for the people killed in the Ukraine International...

Iran agency says chain of errors caused Ukrainian plane crash

Iran's Civil Aviation Organisation blamed a misalignment of a radar system and lack of communication between the air defence operator and his commanders for the accidental downing of a Ukrainian passenger plane in January that killed 176 people aboard.

FILE PHOTO: Civilians walk past graffiti reading in Arabic

Sudan to allow drinking alcohol for non-Muslims, ban FGM

Sudan will permit non-Muslims to consume alcohol and strengthen women's rights, including banning female genital mutilation (FGM), its justice minister said late on Saturday, in a reversal of almost four decades of hardline Islamist policies.

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Lives will be lost as Syria aid access cut, aid agencies warn

A U.N. Security Council resolution that leaves only one of two border crossings open for aid deliveries from Turkey into rebel-held northwestern Syria will cost lives and intensify the suffering of 1.3 million people living there, aid agencies said.

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