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Dec 10, 2017
Theresa May congratulates Iraq's Haider al-Abadi for victory over Islamic State, warns group is 'not yet defeated'British prime minister Theresa May on Saturday congratulated her Iraqi counterpart Haider al-Abadi over the Islamic State victory, but warned the militant group is "not yet defeated".
Sep 25, 2017
Iraq Kurds begin historic independence referendum defying government; leave Baghdad, Ankara and Tehran fumingIraqi Kurds started voting in an independence referendum today in defiance of Baghdad which has warned of "measures" to defend Iraq's unity and threatened to deprive their region of lifeline oil revenues.
Sep 12, 2017
Angela Merkel calls on Hungary to implement EU court's ruling, allow refugees into countryGerman chancellor Angela Merkel has urged Hungary to quickly implement a ruling by the top EU court that member states must take in a share of refugees
Aug 13, 2017
German aid group suspends migrant rescue operations off Libya citing security concernsThe German aid group Sea Eye on Sunday said it was suspending its migrant rescue operations in the Mediterranean, citing security concerns after Libya barred foreign vessels from a stretch of water off its coast.
Aug 13, 2017
German NGO halts migrant rescue operations in Mediterranean after Libya bars foreign vessels off its coastThe German aid group Sea Eye said it was suspending its migrant rescue operations in the Mediterranean, citing security concerns after Libya barred foreign vessels from a stretch of water off its coast.
Jul 31, 2017
Gulf diplomatic crisis: Doha denies Arab states' claim of emergency air corridors allotment to Qatari planesArab states said they would allow Qatari planes to use air corridors in emergencies, but Doha denied it, saying they were spreading "false information".
Jul 24, 2017
Libya coastguard rescues 150 Europe-bound migrants off TripoliLibya's coastguard rescued at least 150 migrants who were trying to reach Europe on Monday after their inflatable boat had engine problems and began to sink, a navy spokesman said.
Jul 15, 2017
Spain's maritime service rescues 19 Algerian migrants attempting to cross the MediterraneanSpain's maritime rescue service says that it has saved 19 migrants trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea in a small boat
Jul 12, 2017
Chinese ships conduct live firing drills in Mediterranean; to hold joint naval exercise with RussiaChina says its latest-generation warships have conducted live-firing drills in the Mediterranean Sea while en route to joint exercises with the Russian Navy
Jul 02, 2017
Italy urges other European countries to open their ports to welcome migrantsItaly's interior minister called on other European countries to open their ports to rescue ships ahead of talks with France and Germany on tackling the migrant emergency