Some Libya Dawn fighters shoot their guns near Libya's capital city of Tripoli, on March 11, 2015. Clashes erupted on Wednesday between Libya Dawn militants and pro-government forces in the Ajaylat area some 80 kilometers west of Tripoli. (Xinhua/Hamza Turkia)
Some Libya Dawn fighters shoot their guns near Libya's capital city of Tripoli, on March 11, 2015. Clashes erupted on Wednesday between Libya Dawn militants and pro-government forces in the Ajaylat area some 80 kilometers west of Tripoli. (Xinhua/Hamza Turkia)

TRIPOLI — Five Libyan army soldiers were killed and two others injured on Monday in clashes against the Islamist armed coalition Libya Dawn near the capital of Tripoli, said military sources.

Some Libya Dawn fighters shoot their guns near Libya's capital city of Tripoli, on March 11, 2015. Clashes erupted on Wednesday between Libya Dawn militants and pro-government forces in the Ajaylat area some 80 kilometers west of Tripoli. (Xinhua/Hamza Turkia)
Some Libya Dawn fighters shoot their guns near Libya’s capital city of Tripoli, on March 11, 2015. Clashes erupted on Wednesday between Libya Dawn militants and pro-government forces in the Ajaylat area some 80 kilometers west of Tripoli. (Xinhua/Hamza Turkia)

The clashes took place in Assayad area, some 20 km west of Tripoli, where the Libyan army attempted to slowly progress toward the capital, an army officer said on condition of anonymity. (Libya-Clashes)
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DAMASCUS — At least 20 people were allegedly killed by a Syrian aerial bombardment against a rebel-held area in the northern city of Aleppo Tuesday, a monitor group reported.
A Syrian aircraft dropped a crude barrel bomb near a bus station in the Jisr al-Haj area in Aleppo, leaving over 30 people wounded, according to the UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. (Syria-Blast-Death)
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ADEN, Yemen — Up to 100 people were killed in Monday’s Saudi-led coalition forces’ intensified air bombings on missiles warehouse and arms depots in Yemen’s capital Sanaa, medics said on Tuesday, hours before a planned five-day cease-fire for humanitarian purposes, which a government source said will happen with weak chance. (Yemen-Saudi Arabia-Bombing)
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RIYADH — The Saudi-led coalition announced that a five-day ceasefire in Yemen started at 11 p.m. (2000 GMT) on Tuesday, aiming to allow deliveries of desperately needed relief supplies, local daily Al Eqtisadiya reported.
The announcement was made by Ahmed Asseri, spokesman for the coalition, which has been striking Yemen’s Houthi rebels since March 26. (Saudi Arabia-Yemen-Ceasefire) Enditem

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