RIVAL FACTIONS BATTLE FOR TRIPOLI

17th April 2019 . by incontext_adm

By Andrew Richards Libya has been plunged into chaos again, with forces loyal to a polarising military commander marching on the capital and trading fire with militias aligned with a weak UN-backed government. The battle for Tripoli could ignite civil war on the scale of the 2011 uprising that toppled and killed long-time dictator Muammar…

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ISRAEL-HAMAS CEASEFIRE HOLDS AMID TENSE CALM IN GAZA STRIP

27th March 2019 . by incontext_adm

27 MARCH 2019 (SOURCE: AL JAZEERA)  – A Palestinian rocket struck Israel and the Israeli military conducted an air raid in Gaza despite a ceasefire announced by Hamas, but the exchange of fire appeared to end overnight on Wednesday. There were no immediate reports of any damage or casualties from the latest rocket fire, which the…

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ISRAEL AVOIDS EARLY ELECTIONS AFTER GAZA CEASEFIRE AND POLITICAL FALLOUT

22nd November 2018 . by incontext_adm

By Donnelly McCleland, Chris Eden and Mike Burnard Israel avoided early elections after a key coalition partner in Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s government said on Monday [19 November] that he would not withdraw his party, keeping the coalition intact despite a crisis triggered by a violent flare-up with Gaza militants. Education Minister Naftali Bennett said…

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