Arab world

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  • 3 security personnel shot dead in southwestern Saudi Arabia

    Date: 2018-04-19 21:56:16 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Arab world - SN:94 - ID:7359858

    RIYADH, April 19 (MENA)- The Saudi Interior Ministry said Thursday that three security personnel were shot dead by unknown armed men in a checkpoint in the Saudi southwestern region of Asir. Al Arabiya TV channel reported that the security forces ....

  • Sudanese president relieves foreign minister Ibrahim Ghandour of his position

    Date: 2018-04-19 20:26:46 GMT - Sudan - Arab world - SN:88 - ID:7359813

    KHARTOUM, April 19 (MENA)- Sudanese President Omar Al-Bashir issued a presidential decree on Thursday to sack Foreign Minister Ibrahim Ghandour of his position. Ibrahim Ghandour was born in 1953. He has been the Foreign Minister of Sudan since ....

  • Saudi Arabia congratulates Egypt on launching e-commerce strategy

    Date: 2018-04-19 18:44:43 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Arab world - SN:81 - ID:7359654

    RIYADH - GENEVA, April 19 (MENA) - Saudi Arabia congratulated Egypt on launching its e-commerce strategy, which is considered to be a strong foundation to motivate e-commerce, innovation, economic growth and prosperity to Egypt and its ....

  • “Jaish al-Islam” militants begin leaving al-Dmair town in Damascus

    Date: 2018-04-19 16:29:15 GMT - Syria - Arab world - SN:73 - ID:7359398

    DAMASCUS, April 19 (MENA) - The evacuation of “Jaish al-Islam” militants and their families from al-Dmair town in Damascus countryside began Thursday after handing over their heavy and medium weapons as part of the agreement reached with the Syrian ....

  • 14 fugitives arrested in Iraq over terrorism

    Date: 2018-04-19 16:23:47 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:71 - ID:7359391

    BAGHDAD, April 19 (MENA) – Up to 14 people were arrested in Diyala Governorate, eastern Iraq, over criminal and terrorism charges, the governorate’s police command spokesman, Ghaleb Attiyah, said Thursday. According to Al Sumaria TV, the arrests ....

  • Ruling to imprison, strip nationality of 24 persons in Bahrain

    Date: 2018-04-19 15:50:37 GMT - Bahrain - Arab world - SN:56 - ID:7359185

    MANAMA, April 19 (MENA) - A Bahraini court issued a verdict on Thursday to imprison and strip nationality of 24 Bahraini citizen for forming a terrorist group. The defendants face also charges of attempts to kill Bahraini police personnel. ....

  • Minor quake jolts Kuwait following Iran's 5.6-magnitude tremor

    Date: 2018-04-19 10:13:22 GMT - Kuwait - Arab world - SN:23 - ID:7358288

    KUWAIT CITY, April 19 (MENA) - Residents of several areas in Kuwait on Thursday morning felt a minor tremor lasting for 25 seconds. This minor earthquake came as an aftershock of an earthquake measuring 5.6 degrees on the Richter scale that hit ....

  • Russian source warns about possible chemical provocations in Syria

    Date: 2018-04-19 09:50:25 GMT - Russia - Arab world - SN:19 - ID:7358370

    MOSCOW, April 19 (MENA) - Further provocations with improvised chemical weapons are not excluded in Syria to justify a possible Jabhat al-Nusra-led offensive on government troops in the southern part of the country, a military diplomatic source ....

  • Arab coalition calls for moving UN office in Yemen to areas held by legitimate gov't

    Date: 2018-04-19 09:41:16 GMT - United Nations - Arab world - SN:17 - ID:7358281

    NEW YORK, April 19 (MENA) - The Arab coalition reiterated its call for the United Nations (UN) to transfer premises of its organizations in Yemen from the Houthi-held areas to sites under the legitimate Yemeni government's control. The Saudi ....

  • Libyan interim gov't: Suspects arrested in attempt murder of COS

    Date: 2018-04-19 06:22:08 GMT - Libya - Arab world - SN:3 - ID:7358069

    AL-BAYDAA, April 19 (MENA) - Libyan interim government has announced arresting suspects of a failed assassination attempt on army's chief of staff Abdel-Razik Al-Nathouri, the Libyan News Agency announced quoting an official statement by the ....

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