Tag: Cease fires

Analysis: Israel, Hamas race to claim victory before truce

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JERUSALEM — Israel and Hamas know that a fourth Gaza war, like the three before, would be as inconclusive as it is devastating for...

Armenia asks for Russian help amid tensions with Azerbaijan

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YEREVAN, Armenia — Armenia's prime minister said Friday he has asked Russian President Vladimir Putin for military assistance amid simmering tensions with Azerbaijan in...

UN Security Council urges immediate cease-fire in Yemen

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UNITED NATIONS — The U.N. Security Council called for an immediate halt to fighting in Yemen on Wednesday, saying that only a lasting cease-fire...

Afghanistan Taliban plan 3-day cease-fire for Eid holiday

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KABUL, Afghanistan — Afghanistan's Taliban said Monday they would participate in a three-day cease-fire for the Eid-al-Fitr holiday this week marking the end of...

UN focuses on demand to repatriate foreign fighters in Libya

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UNITED NATIONS — The U.N. Security Council held an informal meeting Thursday focusing on the repatriation of more than 20,000 foreign fighters and mercenaries...

UN experts say South Sudan divisions widen, new war possible

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UNITED NATIONS — U.N. experts are warning that political, military and ethnic divisions in South Sudan are widening, leading to multiple violent incidents between...

Armenian PM resigns to enable snap election

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YEREVAN, Armenia — Armenia‚Äôs prime minister has resigned, a step necessary to hold snap parliamentary elections in June. ...

UN agrees to deploy cease-fire monitors in Libya

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UNITED NATIONS — International monitors will watch over a nearly six-month-old cease-fire agreement in Libya, the U.N. Security Council decided in a vote announced...

UN Security Council votes on monitors of Libya cease-fire

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UNITED NATIONS — The U.N. Security Council is voting on a draft resolution that urges all foreign forces and mercenaries to leave Libya and...

Israeli army: Rocket from Gaza hits south Israel

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JERUSALEM — The Israeli military says a projectile fired from the Gaza Strip Thursday evening landed in south of the country, breaking weeks of...