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World - War in Ukraine
3/19/2024 7:18:29 PM
Russia plans to evacuate about 9,000 children from a border region because it is being shelled continuously by Ukraine, an official said Tuesday, reflecting Kyiv's increasing focus on striking targets behind a front line that has barely shifted in recent months.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
2/4/2024 10:34:29 AM
Israeli forces in Gaza have systematically destroyed buildings in an attempt to create a buffer zone inside the Palestinian territory, experts and rights groups told AFP, raising fears over the civilian cost.

World - Region
2/1/2024 6:03:06 PM
The Israeli Army Radio reported on Thursday that Israel and Egypt are close to reaching an agreement regarding the postwar control of the Salah al-Din axis, a 14-kilometer buffer zone between Egypt and Gaza, which is also known as the Philadelphi Corridor.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
1/15/2024 9:47:59 PM
After Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu expressed his ambition to retake control of the Philadelphi Corridor – a 100-metre-wide buffer zone stretching 14 kilometres along the Egypt-Gaza border – Egypt issued a warning about the potential consequences.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
11/14/2023 11:10:07 AM
Jordan’s King Abdullah II rejected any plans by Israel to reoccupy parts of Gaza or establish buffer zones within the strip as this will exacerbate the conflict, Jordan News Agency (Petra) said on Monday.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
10/29/2023 5:42:21 PM
Egypt has issued “strong warnings” to Israel against any military operations in the 14-kilometer buffer zone with Gaza, known as the Philadelphi Corridor, say well-informed Egyptian sources quoted by The New Arab.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
8/20/2023 1:44:15 PM
​Egypt has called for calm and the prevention of actions that could exacerbate tensions in Cyprus, following the recent attack on the UN peacekeeping mission within the buffer zone that separates the Turkish Cypriot north and the Greek Cypriot south.

World - International
8/19/2023 5:38:08 PM
Turkey's ruling party spokesman on Saturday criticised UN peacekeepers for blocking the construction of a controversial road in the buffer zone dividing Cyprus, calling their attitude "unacceptable" and "extremely wrong".

World - International
8/18/2023 1:55:45 PM
Turkish Cypriot forces assaulted UN peacekeepers Friday as they attempted to block the construction of a controversial road in the buffer zone dividing Cyprus, the UN mission on the island said.

World - War in Ukraine
6/13/2023 8:35:40 PM
Russian President Vladimir Putin suggested Tuesday that he could order Russian troops to try to carve out more land in Ukraine for a buffer zone, while asserting that Ukrainian forces had suffered “catastrophic” losses in a new counteroffensive.

World - International
10/19/2022 12:19:40 PM
North Korea fired about 100 more artillery shells toward the sea Wednesday in response to South Korean live-firing drills at border areas as the rivals accuse each other of dialing up tensions on the Korean Peninsula with weapons tests.

World - Region
7/24/2022 10:36:20 PM
Sweden's charge d'affaires in Turkey was summoned at the weekend to explain the use of what Ankara alleges is "terrorist propaganda" in support of Kurdish militants, a diplomatic source said.

World - Region
2/20/2022 8:08:25 PM
Turkey ``has much to gain'' if it works with the European Union to stem migrant arrivals from its airports and shores to the ethnically divided Mediterranean island of Cyprus, a top EU official said Sunday.

World - Region
2/9/2022 11:00:45 PM
The repatriations of migrants who have had their asylum applications rejected is essential to easing overcrowding and reducing violence at a migrant reception camp, Cyprus' interior minister said Wednesday.

World - Region
10/7/2021 2:53:58 PM
Algeria, the main backer of Western Sahara's Polisario Front independence movement, called on Morocco Thursday to withdraw from a key buffer zone, after the United Nations named a new envoy.

World - Region
1/24/2021 11:50:33 AM
Western Sahara's pro-independence Polisario Front bombarded the Guerguerat buffer zone under Moroccan control in the far south of the desert territory in an overnight attack Rabat described as part of a 'propaganda war'

World - Region
11/18/2020 4:34:16 PM
The comment came hours after reports that Saudi Arabia told Houthis that it would sign a cease-fire deal and lift all blockade on territories under Houthi control if they agree on a buffer zone along the kingdom's border.

World - Region
11/17/2020 9:10:10 PM
Morocco has finished building a sand barrier in a U.N.-monitored buffer zone in Western Sahara, Prime Minister Saad Eddine El Otmani said, after the Polisario Front independence movement withdrew from a ceasefire

World - Region
11/17/2020 8:46:07 PM
Saudi Arabia has told Yemen's Houthis in high-level back channel talks it would sign a UN proposal for a nationwide ceasefire if the Iran-aligned group agrees to a buffer zone along the kingdom's borders

World - Region
7/24/2019 4:03:18 PM

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