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15 May 2019
Almost 50 Palestinians wounded in “Nakba” anniversary protest on Gaza-Israel border On 15 May, nearly 50 Palestinians at the Gaza border were wounded by Israeli troops during protests to mark the 71st anniversary of the “Nakba” or “Catastrophe”, when many Palestinians were displaced from lands because of the creation of the State of Israel in 1948.
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15 May 2019
Sea-Watch 3 rescued 65 people near the Libyan coast On May 15, the Dutch rescue vessel Sea-Watch 3 rescued 65 people from a rubber boat 30 nautical miles off the coast of Libya after the civil reconnaissance aircraft Colibri spotted them.
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14 May 2019
Poland cancels Israeli delegation’s visit On 13 May, the Polish Foreign Ministry canceled a visit scheduled by Israeli officials to Warsaw saying they had the intention to discuss “the restitution of Jewish properties” seized during the Holocaust, reported Middle East Monitor.
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14 May 2019
Saudi oil stations hit by armed drones On 14 May, a day after the attacks on the two Saudi oil tankers near the coast of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), two oil stations were struck close to the capital Riyadh.
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13 May 2019
Saudi oil tankers attacked near UAE coast Saudi Arabia stated on Monday that two Saudi oil tankers were attacked off the coast of the UAE.
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13 May 2019
52 migrants cross Melilla fence On May 13, more than 100 migrants tried to jump the fences to Spain’s autonomous city Melilla, 52 of which were successful.
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13 May 2019
Iran, Libya and Sahel on the agenda of EU Foreign Affairs Council EU Foreign Ministers discussed Iran following the latest announcements related to the JCPoA.
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13 May 2019
HR/VP Mogherini meets with Libyan PM al-Sarraj On 13 May, HR/VP Federica Mogherini met with Fayez Mustafa al-Sarraj, Chairman of the Presidency Council and Libyan Prime Minister, ahead of the Foreign Affairs Council to discuss the crisis in Libya.
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13 May 2019
Houthi withdrawal from three Yemen ports hints at the beginning of a ceasefire On Saturday 11 May, Houthis began the “long-delayed pull out of their forces from the key port of Hodeidah, as well as the two smaller ports of Saleef and Ras Isa” as part of a ceasefire deal reached in Sweden in December 2018.
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