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  • Battle for Yemen’s Hodeidah intensifies as Arab Coalition liberates airport

    Date: 2018-06-16 06:27:21 GMT - Yemen - Arab world - SN:2 - ID:7446155

    ADEN, JUNE 16 (MENA) - Arab Coalition forces have liberated the airport in Yemen's main port city of Hodeidah, Al Arabiya channel quoted the media office of the Yemeni military as saying on Saturday. "Army forces backed by the resistance and the ....

  • European Daesh jihadists released under secret deals agreed by UK's allies in Syria: paper

    Date: 2018-06-15 21:55:12 GMT - United Kingdom - Arab world - SN:67 - ID:7446067

    LONDON, June 15 (MENA) - The UK’s allies in Syria have released European Daesh suspects back to the terror group through secret prisoner swap deals, the Telegraph revealed, raising concerns that jihadists are returning to the battlefield and could ....

  • Abu Dhabi CP, Ethiopian PM attend signing of MOUs

    Date: 2018-06-15 20:13:23 GMT - United Arab Emirates - Arab world - SN:62 - ID:7446012

    ADDIS ABABA/ABU DHABI, June 15 (MENA) - The United Arab Emirates and Ethiopia on Friday signed several memorandums of understanding (MOUs), with the aim of strengthening bilateral partnerships and opening new avenues for cooperation between the two ....

  • UAE begins emergency relief operations in Hodeidah

    Date: 2018-06-15 18:30:29 GMT - United Arab Emirates - Arab world - SN:52 - ID:7445890

    ABU DHABI, June 15 (MENA) - The Emirates Red Crescent (ERC) has commenced emergency aid operations via air and sea relief bridges in Hodeidah, Yemen, WAM news agency reported. The move follows the directives of the UAE leadership and is in line ....

  • German chancellor to visit Jordan on June 20

    Date: 2018-06-15 18:03:42 GMT - Jordan - Arab world - SN:51 - ID:7445921

    AMMAN, June 15 (MENA) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel will visit Jordan on June 20 for talks with Jordanian King Abdullah II on boosting bilateral cooperation. The two sides will also discuss the latest regional and international ....

  • Yemeni army seizes entrance to Houthi-held Hodeidah airport

    Date: 2018-06-15 17:16:12 GMT - Yemen - Arab world - SN:47 - ID:7445893

    SANAA, June 15 (MENA) - Yemen’s armed forces confirmed they have gained control of the entrance to the airport in strategic main port city of Hodeidah on Friday, Al Arabiyah channel quoted Yemeni sources as saying. Abu Zaraa al Mahrami, the ....

  • Seven people killed, injured in Iraq’s Kirkuk

    Date: 2018-06-15 16:20:42 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:42 - ID:7445849

    BAGHDAD, June 15 (MENA) – A woman was killed and six others, including three terrorism-combat soldiers, were injured in an exchange of fire north of Iraq’s Kirkuk. Unknown militants threw a grenade on a terrorism-combat patrol on the road linking ....

  • WFP: Yemen’s Hudeidah port 'still operational'

    Date: 2018-06-15 14:33:33 GMT - Switzerland - Arab world - SN:36 - ID:7445719

    GENEVA, June 15 (MENA) - The World Food Program says Yemen's Hudeidah port is "still operational" despite a wide-ranging operation in the city, WFP Executive Director David Paisley said in a statement. “As the fighting around Al-Hudeidah ....

  • Italian coast guards save 48 Syrian, Iraqi immigrants off Crotone's coast

    Date: 2018-06-15 12:54:06 GMT - Italy - Arab world - SN:31 - ID:7445519

    ROME, June 15 (MENA) - The Italian coast guards rescued 48 migrants of Iraqi and Syrian nationals off the coast of the province of Crotone's in the Calabria region of southern Italy, Italian authorities reported on Friday. The coast guards on ....

  • Washington threatens to respond in case of gov't offensive in Syria's southwest

    Date: 2018-06-15 12:52:57 GMT - Russia - Arab world - SN:30 - ID:7445529

    MOSCOW, June 15 (MENA) - US State Department made a statement, in which it announced that it would give a decisive response to a possible offensive of Syrian army on southwestern de-escalation zone, Sputnik reported. US State Department urged ....

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