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The Newsroom: find the latest news from throughout the region.

BBC Middle East News Updates

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The Washington Institute for Near East Policy News Updates

State Department Near East News Updates

  • Near East: U.S. Support for the UN Action Plan for Libya
    Posted on September 22, 2017 at 11:56 pm

    Press Statement Heather Nauert Department Spokesperson Washington, DC September 22, 2017 The United States welcomes the September 20 United Nations (UN) announcement of an action plan […]

Rendon Group Overnight News Summaries

  • ONS: 25 September 2017
    Posted by TRG Alerts Admin on September 26, 2017 at 1:00 pm

      KEY STORYLINES AFRICA: In Libya, six US air strikes on an Islamic State desert camp killed 17 militants, the first American strikes in the country since US President Donald Trump took office. […]

  • ONS: 24 September 2017
    Posted by TRG Alerts Admin on September 25, 2017 at 12:07 pm

    KEY STORYLINES AFRICA: Marine forces in Somalia’s Puntland captured a boat carrying anti-aircraft guns and other illegal weapons. AMERICAS: The death toll from a 7.1-magnitude earthquake in […]

  • ONS: 23 September 2017
    Posted by TRG Alerts Admin on September 24, 2017 at 12:05 pm

    KEY STORYLINES AFRICA: Moroccan police arrested four people with suspected links to the Islamic State (IS) group in the southern city of Essaouira. AMERICAS: Colombian police seized seven tons of […]

  • ONS: 22 September 2017
    Posted by TRG Alerts Admin on September 23, 2017 at 11:59 am

    KEY STORYLINES AFRICA: A UN study found that measures deployed by African governments to combat terrorism actually impel more people to join violent, extremist groups. AMERICAS: In Mexico, the death […]