Arab world

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  • UN Security Council lambasts Houthi attacks on Saudi Arabia

    Date: 2018-03-15 17:57:51 GMT - USA - Arab world - SN:95 - ID:7297314

    NEW YORK, March 15 (MENA) - The UN Security Council condemned on Thursday the ongoing Houthi attacks on Saudi Arabia, expressing concern over the militias' attempts to strike international shipping through Bab-el-Mandeb Strait. In a statement ....

  • 30,000 civilians flee Turkish bombardment in Afrin

    Date: 2018-03-15 17:56:18 GMT - United Kingdom - Arab world - SN:94 - ID:7297397

    LONDON, March 15 (MENA) - The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights headquartered in London announced on Thursday that 30,000 civilians fled the city of Afrin during the past 24 hours due to the Turkish bombardment in the city, Sky News channel ....

  • Aid convoy enters Eastern Ghouta in Damascus countryside

    Date: 2018-03-15 13:52:40 GMT - Syria - Arab world - SN:59 - ID:7296887

    DAMASCUS, March 15 (MENA) - An aid convoy of 25 trucks entered into eastern Ghouta to be delivered to civilians besieged by Jabhat al Nusra terrorist organization and its affiliated groups. The trucks, which are loaded with 340 tons of ....

  • Abul Gheit calls for serious mechanism providing sustainable funds to UNRWA

    Date: 2018-03-15 12:45:21 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:49 - ID:7296539

    CAIRO, March 15 (MENA) - Arab League Secretary General Ahmed Abul Gheit has called for finding a serious and stable mechanism providing continuous funding to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East ....

  • Syria remains in focus of Russia‚Äôs diplomacy - Russian embassy in Washington

    Date: 2018-03-15 07:21:35 GMT - USA - Arab world - SN:7 - ID:7295838

    WASHINGTON, March 15 (MENA) - The situation in Syria remains in the focus of Russia’s diplomacy, despite attempts to distract it by the incident with the poisoning of former military intelligence (GRU) Colonel Sergei Skripal in the United Kingdom, ....

  • Dubai ruler receives President of Turkmenistan

    Date: 2018-03-14 22:20:03 GMT - United Arab Emirates - Arab world - SN:100 - ID:7295363

    DUBAI, March 14 (MENA) – The UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, received on Wednesday Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow, the President of Turkmenistan, and his accompanying delegation, said the ....

  • Yemen seized weapons on way to Houthis -- report

    Date: 2018-03-14 21:13:46 GMT - Yemen - Arab world - SN:94 - ID:7295435

    SANAA, March 14 (MENA) - Yemeni security forces have seized a shipment of weapons on way to Houthi militias in Sanaa on Wednesday, security sources were quoted by Al Arabiya TV channel on Wednesday. The shipment was captured at a security check ....

  • Jordan condemns assassination attempt on Palestinian PM

    Date: 2018-03-14 20:13:21 GMT - Jordan - Arab world - SN:90 - ID:7295594

    AMMAN, March 4 (MENA) - The Jordanian government on Wednesday condemned an assassination attempt that targeted Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Al-Hamdallah and Director of Palestinian Intelligence Major General Majid Faraj in the Gaza ....

  • UN seeks $540 million for Palestinian aid

    Date: 2018-03-14 17:28:40 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:79 - ID:7295294

    NEW YORK, March 14 (MENA) - The United Nations says about $540 million is needed for humanitarian relief in the Palestinian territories in 2018, FOX News reported on Wednesday. Jamie McGoldrick, the top UN humanitarian coordinator, said Wednesday ....

  • France condemns attack on Palestinian PM convoy

    Date: 2018-03-14 16:22:58 GMT - France - Arab world - SN:76 - ID:7295174

    FRANCE, March 14 (MENA) - France condemned on Wednesday the attack on the motorcade of Palestinian Prime Minster Rami Hamdallah in Gaza on Tuesday morning. Spokesperson of the French Foreign Ministry Agnès Von der Mühll wished a speedy recovery ....

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