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Friday coronavirus lockdown reinstated in Jordan

Friday coronavirus lockdown reinstated in Jordan

The Jordanian government this week reinstated a nationwide Friday lockdown and extended the daily night curfew by two hours as a new measures to stem the spread of coronavirus. The Friday restrictions, originally implemented in October, have been brought back just weeks after being...

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Rights group: Libya fails to hold war criminals accountable

Rights group: Libya fails to hold war criminals accountable

A leading rights group on Thursday accused Libyan authorities of failing to bring suspected war criminals to justice for their alleged role in crimes against humanity since 2011. Libya has not brought any suspects before the International Criminal Court in the 10 years since the North...

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Death toll from Egypt lake shipwreck climbs to 9

Death toll from Egypt lake shipwreck climbs to 9

Rescue workers in Egypt were still searching Tuesday for at least five people missing after a boat sank in a lake near Alexandria, leaving nine people dead. The people who died, including three young children, were all from the same family, according to reports. The boat had at least...

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Libya: Over 150 migrants freed in raid on traffickers

Libya: Over 150 migrants freed in raid on traffickers

Libyan authorities say they have raided a secret prison in a southeastern city used by human traffickers and freed at last 156 African migrants - including 15 women and five children. The raid in the city of Kufra took place on Sunday after a migrant managed to escape a...

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