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NIGERIA: Abubakar Shekau Is Dead – New Reports Say

NIGERIA: Abubakar Shekau Is Dead – New Reports Say 0

Lucky Irabor, Commander of the Army’s Operation Lafiya Dole, the individual originally identified as Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau had been killed.

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SYRIA: Turkish Army Building Concrete Wall Along Border With Syria

SYRIA: Turkish Army Building Concrete Wall Along Border With Syria 0

The authorities said the wall will enhance border security with barbed wire and watchtowers against PYD and the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK).

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SRI LANKAN: UN Chief Ban Ki-Moon Pushes Unity In Sri Lanka After Civil War

SRI LANKAN: UN Chief Ban Ki-Moon Pushes Unity In Sri Lanka After Civil War 0

“Please continue to prove that Sri Lanka is emerging from decades of adversity, suspicion and divisiveness,” UN Chief Ban Ki-Moon said at a gathering of young Sri Lankans.

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SYRIA: Abu Mohammed al-Adnani Martyred

SYRIA: Abu Mohammed al-Adnani Martyred 0

The Islamic State group’s spokesman and chief strategist, Abu Mohammed al-Adnani who laid out the blueprint for attacks against the West, has been killed.

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NIGERIA: Niger Delta Avengers Say Hostilities Ceased, Ready For Talk With Government

NIGERIA: Niger Delta Avengers Say Hostilities Ceased, Ready For Talk With Government 0

“We expect a genuine and positive attitude to restructuring and self-determination for every component unit of Nigeria,” Niger Delta Avengers said.

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COLOMBIA: What Way Forward After Peace With FARC?

COLOMBIA: What Way Forward After Peace With FARC? 0

The agreement is cause for huge celebration, but an official end to war with the FARC is only the start of the road to peace.

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SYRIA: Syrian Rebels Captures Halfaya

SYRIA: Syrian Rebels Captures Halfaya 0

“We are now cleansing the town after liberating it from the regime and will have more surprises in store,” said Abu Kinan, a commander in Jaish al Ezza, a rebel group that fought in the town.

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LIBYA: Pro-Government Forces Corner Islamic State Fighters In Sirte

LIBYA: Pro-Government Forces Corner Islamic State Fighters In Sirte 0

Loyalist forces have been backed by US air raids for almost a month, amid international concern over the jihadists’ growing influence.

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USA: Pentagon Sends Weapons To Iraq And Afghanistan, Helping To Fuel Lasting Conflict

USA: Pentagon Sends Weapons To Iraq And Afghanistan, Helping To Fuel Lasting Conflict 0

Pentagon spent billions of dollars since 2001 funneling roughly more than a million assault rifles, pistols, shotguns, machine guns into Iraq, Afghanistan.

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YEMEN: Houthis Ready For New Peace Talks If Saudi-Led Coalition Stop Attacks

YEMEN: Houthis Ready For New Peace Talks If Saudi-Led Coalition Stop Attacks 0

The Yemen war has killed more than 6,500 people and displaced some 3 million. Saudi Arabia has launched thousands of air strikes on the country.

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YEMEN: Exiled Government Backs US-Backed Peace Plan

YEMEN: Exiled Government Backs US-Backed Peace Plan 0

The plan offers Houthi rebels and their allies participation in a unity government but demands their withdrawal from Sanaa and other key areas, as well as surrendering heavy weapons to a third party.

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NIGERIA: Government Offering Niger Delta Avengers Money Not The Right Solution

NIGERIA: Government Offering Niger Delta Avengers Money Not The Right Solution 0

“If the Nigerian government offers the Niger Delta Avengers money, similar to what happened years ago with MEND, that could result in further instability,” Oni said.

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SYRIA: China Will Train Syrian Military

SYRIA: China Will Train Syrian Military 0

“The Chinese military will provide the Syrian side with [sic] medical and nursing professional training,” defense ministry spokesman Wu Qian said during a monthly briefing with reporters, adding that the mission is intended “to ease the humanitarian crisis in Syria.”

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SYRIA: Turkey Warplanes Bomb Civilian Homes, SDF Positions

SYRIA: Turkey Warplanes Bomb Civilian Homes, SDF Positions 0

Turkey is backing an operation by Syrian rebel groups to capture Islamic State-held territory in northern Syria at the Turkish border.

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SYRIA: Daraya Evacuation Deal: Assad New Strategic Win

SYRIA: Daraya Evacuation Deal: Assad New Strategic Win 0

Daraya helped birth the peaceful 2011 pro-democracy movement that later evolved into Syria’s long-running and bloody civil war.

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YEMEN: Deaths In Yemen Because Of Arms Exporters Britain, US

YEMEN: Deaths In Yemen Because Of Arms Exporters Britain, US 0

Children make up a third of the 3,799 civilians killed in Yemen since the coalition campaign began in March 2015.

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SYRIA: Turkish Forces Will Remain In Syria To Battle Islamic State

SYRIA: Turkish Forces Will Remain In Syria To Battle Islamic State 0

President Tayyip Erdogan said the bombing in Sirnak province would increase Turkey’s determination as it fights terrorist groups at home and abroad.

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PALESTINE: Israeli Troops Kill Palestinian Because He Ran To Them

PALESTINE: Israeli Troops Kill Palestinian Because He Ran To Them 0

Asked whether the Palestinian had been armed, she said that “the details are still being checked.”

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YEMEN: John Kerry Calls For Unity Government

YEMEN: John Kerry Calls For Unity Government 0

The Yemen war has killed more than 6,500 people and displaced some 3 million.

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COLOMBIA: After 52 Years War Farc Rebels, Government Sign Peace Deal, Colombians Celebrate

COLOMBIA: After 52 Years War Farc Rebels, Government Sign Peace Deal, Colombians Celebrate 0

“The war is over but there is also new beginning. This agreement opens the door to inclusive society,” Humberto de la Calle Colombian delegation said.

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