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Qatar welcomes Libyan ceasefire deal

Qatar welcomes Libyan ceasefire deal

Qatar welcomed the agreement between the Presidential Council of the Government of National Accord (GNA) and the Speaker of the Libyan House of Representatives on an immediate ceasefire ...

Libya's UN-backed govt, rival announce ceasefire

Libya's UN-backed govt, rival announce ceasefire

Libya's warring rival administrations announced in separate statements yesterday that they would cease all hostilities and organise nationwide elections, a move widely welcomed by the UN and several countries.

Afghan ceasefire holds as hundreds of Taliban prisoners freed

Afghan ceasefire holds as hundreds of Taliban prisoners freed

A ceasefire between the Taliban and Afghan government appeared to hold for the third and final day on Sunday, with hundreds of militant prisoners released in a bid to bring peace talks closer.

New clashes in Libya despite UN ceasefire call

New clashes in Libya despite UN ceasefire call

Rival forces clashed in the Libyan capital Thursday, causing new civilian casualties in the grinding conflict a day after a UN Security Council resolution called for a ‘lasting ceasefire’.

EU seeks political impetus for Libya ceasefire from Berlin talks

EU seeks political impetus for Libya ceasefire from Berlin talks

The European Union hopes that this week's peace conference on Libya, being hosted by Berlin, will drive forward the political process towards a ceasefire ...

Turkey accuses PKK/YPG forces of violating ceasefire

Turkey accuses PKK/YPG forces of violating ceasefire

YPG/PKK terrorists carried out 14 attacks in last 36 hours, while Turkish Armed Forces have fully complied with the deal on establishment of safe zone, said Turkish National Defense Ministry on Saturday.

Syria resumes Idlib air strikes after scrapping ceasefire: monitor

Syria resumes Idlib air strikes after scrapping ceasefire: monitor

Damascus resumed air strikes on northwest Syria Monday, a war monitor said, scrapping a ceasefire for the jihadist-run bastion and accusing rebels of targeting an airbase of its ally Russia.

Sudan extends ceasefire with southern rebels

Sudan extends ceasefire with southern rebels

Sudanese and South Sudanese officials agreed late on Saturday with the leader of an alliance of armed factions operating along their joint border to extend a ceasefire and grant humanitarian access ...

Gaza-Israel border falls quiet as ceasefire takes hold

Gaza-Israel border falls quiet as ceasefire takes hold

A surge in deadly violence in the Gaza Strip and southern Israel petered out overnight with Palestinian officials reporting that Egypt had mediated a ceasefire on Monday ending the most serious spate of cross-border clashes for months.

UN Security Council considers demanding Libya ceasefire

UN Security Council considers demanding Libya ceasefire

The UN Security Council is considering a British-drafted resolution that would demand a ceasefire in Libya and call on all countries with influence over the warring parties to ensure compliance.

Jordan hosts new round of Yemeni talks

Jordan hosts new round of Yemeni talks

The Jordanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates announced on Saturday that Amman will host next week a new meeting between representatives of the Yemeni government and the Houthis ...

UN approves Yemen ceasefire monitoring mission

UN approves Yemen ceasefire monitoring mission

The UN Security Council voted on Wednesday to authorize a monitoring mission for the ceasefire in Yemen's key port city of Hodeida for an initial period of six months.