Wednesday 23 May 2018
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UN doubles peacekeeping force in S Sudan

The UN Security Council has approved plans to almost double the number of peacekeepers in South Sudan in an effort to protect civilians as reports of mass graves fueled fears of a worsening of ethnic bloodletting in the new state.


Kuwait returns remains of Gulf War Iraqi soldiers

Kuwait returned to Iraq on Monday the remains of 55 Iraqi soldiers killed in the Gulf War in 1991, a month after they were found in a mass grave. Iraqi troops shouldered the remains in coffins draped with Iraqi flags during a ceremony in t


Kuwait finds mass grave of Iraq troops

Kuwaiti authorities have found a mass grave of 55 Iraqi soldiers killed in the 1991 Gulf War, the state news agency KUNA said. Iraqi military badges and death certificates issued by the US-led coalition forces that fought the war with Iraq


100 bodies found in Iraq mass grave

Iraqi security forces found about 100 badly decomposed bodies in a mass grave north of Baghdad, the US military said on Saturday, one of the largest such finds in the country for months. US and Iraqi security forces said it was not clear w

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