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  • Kuwaiti, Saudi FMs seal deal on coordination council

    Date: 2018-07-18 16:23:28 GMT - Kuwait - Arab world - SN:68 - ID:7494821

    KUWAIT CITY, July 18 (MENA) - The foreign ministers of Kuwait and Saudi Arabia have signed a deal to establish a "coordination council" as a launch pad for shared endeavors between the two Gulf neighbors, KUNA reported Wednesday. The initiative, ....

  • Syrian army loses 14 elements in Deraa blast

    Date: 2018-07-18 13:19:46 GMT - United Kingdom - Arab world - SN:44 - ID:7494444

    LONDON, July 18 (MENA) - At least 14 elements of the Syrian army were killed in western Deraa countryside, said the UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) on Wednesday. Director of the observatory Ramy Abdulrahman told al Hurra ....

  • Arabs should settle problem of refugees -- official

    Date: 2018-07-18 11:11:25 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:25 - ID:7494090

    CAIRO, July 18 (MENA) - A senior Arab League official on Wednesday underlined the importance of drawing up a viable Arab agreement for settling the problems of refugees in Arab countries. AL Assistant Secretary General for Legal Affairs ....

  • Arab officials discuss conditions of refugees

    Date: 2018-07-18 10:52:57 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:22 - ID:7493991

    CAIRO, July 18 (MENA) - The fifth meeting of a joint committee of experts and officials from the Arab ministries of justice and interior was held here on Wednesday to discuss an Arab agreement on the conditions of refugees. The Arab League-hosted ....

  • US diplomat: Egypt's role in ME "pivotal", cooperation with Cairo growing

    Date: 2018-07-18 10:40:24 GMT - Kuwait - Arab world - SN:20 - ID:7493957

    KUWAIT CITY, July 18 (MENA) - US Ambassador to Kuwait Lawrence R. Silverman asserted the depth of Egypt-US relations, praising Egypt's vital role in the Middle East region. In statements to MENA correspondent in Kuwait, Silverman said cooperation ....

  • Saudi Arabia intercepts ballistic missile fired by Houthis on Najran

    Date: 2018-07-18 10:18:53 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Arab world - SN:17 - ID:7493961

    RIYADH, July 18 (MENA) - Saudi Air Defense Forces intercepted a ballistic missile fired by Houthis on the southern Saudi city of Najran. No casualties were reported. Since 2015, Saudi Arabia has been leading a military Arab alliance to help ....

  • Houthis agree to hand over Hodeidah port to UN

    Date: 2018-07-18 07:24:54 GMT - Yemen - Arab world - SN:5 - ID:7493695

    SANAA, July 18 (MENA) - Yemen's Houthi leader Abdul Malik al Houthi agreed to hand over port of Hodeidah to the UN under the condition that the Arab coalition stops its attacks. Houthis have been holding the port since 2014 after they took over ....

  • Iraqi premier orders security forces to protect civilians, property against assaults

    Date: 2018-07-17 21:08:59 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:95 - ID:7493454

    BAGHDAD, July 17 (MENA) - Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has called on security forces to protect citizens and property against different assaults as demonstrations over poor public services and corruption across southern Iraqi provinces ....

  • 9 Yemenis killed, injured in Houthi shelling

    Date: 2018-07-17 21:03:34 GMT - Yemen - Arab world - SN:94 - ID:7493357

    ADEN, July 17 (MENA) - Three Yemenis were killed on Tuesday and six others wounded in a Houthi shelling on Taiz city. A Howitzer missile was launched by Houthi militias, targeting a house in the center of Taiz, Saba news agency reported. (MENA) ....

  • SANA says agreement reached to free kidnapped Syrians

    Date: 2018-07-17 20:41:08 GMT - Syria - Arab world - SN:93 - ID:7493408

    DAMASCUS, July 17 (MENA) - The Syrian Arab News Agency said Tuesday that an agreement was reached to liberate all kidnapped persons of Ishtabraq village and thousands of locals of Kefraya and al-Fouaa towns in Idlib countryside. This agreement ....

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