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Libyan Newswire

The Washington Times

Friday, April 8, 2016 – 06:27

The small contingent of Marines supporting Iraqi forces near the Islamic State stronghold of Mosul are there on a temporary basis, but military officials have no plans for when those troops will be pulled out.

Thursday, April 7, 2016 – 06:21

U.S. and NATO efforts to bolster Afghanistan’s nascent military forces is well behind schedule due to increased violence in the country by a resurgent Taliban, according to a top American commander.

Wednesday, April 6, 2016 – 06:53

Tackling extremism is a political minefield in Pakistan, where politicians openly consort with leaders of banned militant groups and sympathy exists within the security forces and civil administration for perpetrators of crimes committed in the name of religion.

Monday, April 4, 2016 – 06:36

The shaky debut last week of a new unity government in Libya brings Western nations, including the United States, much closer to a renewed military mission there, and to a host of obstacles that will test their ability to secure a country gripped by Islamist extremism and civil war.

Thursday, March 24, 2016 – 06:27

Congo’s foreign minister said the government has set a goal of cutting the 20,000-strong U.N. peacekeeping force in the country in half by the end of the year – a much more drastic cut than the 1,700-member reduction recommended by the U.N. secretary-general.

Wednesday, March 16, 2016 – 07:04

The U.S.-backed government in Ukraine is burdened by “dirty money and dirty politics” and its frozen conflict with Russia-backed separatists in the nation’s east is “heating up again,” the State Department’s point woman for European policy warned Tuesday.

Friday, March 11, 2016 – 06:57

Corruption in Ukraine is the cancer that is slowly eating away at the rotting flesh of its dying democracy.

Tuesday, March 8, 2016 – 06:49

U.S. and Afghan officials appealed to the Taliban on Monday not to abandon peace talks with the Afghan government, amid fears that the group’s rejection of the talks will trigger a new wave of bloodletting as the summer fighting season nears.

Thursday, February 25, 2016 – 06:18

The Obama administration’s reliance on Kurdish militants to fight the Islamic State has prompted deep friction with Turkey, but Secretary of State John F. Kerry says U.S. weapons will continue to flow to the so-called peshmerga forces, with some 5 million rounds of ammunition expected to be delivered soon.

Monday, February 22, 2016 – 06:30

Niger President Mahamadou Issoufou sought re-election Sunday, touting his record of defending the West African nation from Islamic extremists as he vied against 14 other candidates to capture a second five-year term.

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