Libya, Tripoli suffers the worst fighting in years. Here’s what you need to know about the crisis

The worst fighting in Libya for two years suddenly hit the capital, Tripoli, on Saturday. It explains what led to the violence, why it matters, and how things can unfold. Libya’s fault lines surfaced as local groups took different positions during the 2011 NATO-backed uprising that toppled Muammar Gaddafi. An attempted democratic transition has spiraled … Read more

Pakistan floods: Hundreds of children among 1,000 people killed

CNN — Heavy rains and floods have killed at least 1,033 people, including 348 children, and injured a further 1,527 in Pakistan since mid-June, officials said Sunday. The country’s National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) added that 119 people had died and 71 injured in the past 24 hours alone. At least 33 million people have … Read more

Syria: US soldier injured after rockets hit coalition bases, US official says

Washington CNN — Several rockets were fired at coalition bases in Syria on Wednesday, wounding a US service member, according to a statement from US Central Command, in apparent response to American airstrikes against Iranian-backed groups in the region. The rockets hit two bases in the northeast Syria which house US troops, Green Village and … Read more

Iran nuclear deal: US confirms sending response to EU on proposal to save deal

CNN — The United States has sent its response to the European Union on a proposal to try to save the Iran nuclear dealthe US State Department confirmed on Wednesday. “As you know, we have received Iran’s comments on the final text proposed by the EU through the EU. Our review of these comments is … Read more

Imran Khan: Former Pakistani Prime Minister Investigated by Police Under Anti-Terror Law

Islamabad CNN — Pakistani Authorities are investigating whether former prime minister Imran Khan violated anti-terror laws and banned him from speaking live on television, in moves likely to stoke tensions between Khan, who maintains popular support for mass, and the coalition government. According to police documents seen by CNN, police opened an investigation after Khan … Read more

Ukraine grain deal ‘lays foundation for permanent peace environment’, Turkey says

CNN — Some 27 ships loaded with grain left Ukrainian Black Sea ports since August 1 under a United Nations-brokered export deal with Turkey, which laid “the foundations for a permanent environment of peace”, Turkey’s defense minister said in a speech on Saturday. . “Since August 1, a total of 53 vessels have sailed for … Read more