Global oil supply under threat

The global “war on single-use plastics” is “gaining pace,” according to Barclays. Bans on single-use plastic bags and plastic straws in the U.S. are proliferating at the municipal and state level. The European …

Fighting near Tripoli leaves 21 dead

Libya's UN-backed government said at least 21 people have been killed and 27 wounded in fighting near Tripoli. The Libyan National Army (LNA) forces, led by Gen. Khalifa Haftar, have been carrying out …

Up to 30,000 ISIS fighters still in Syria and Iraq

Despite military defeat in the region, the "Islamic State" militant group can still "mount attacks inside Syrian territory," according to a UN report. In Iraq, the group "remains active" hiding out in desert …