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  • Death toll from clashes in Idlib rises to 117 -- SOHR

    Date: 2018-01-12 13:12:01 GMT - United Kingdom - Arab world - SN:37 - ID:7187297

    LONDON, Jan 12 (MENA) - The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) said the death toll from clashes between the Syrian army and the armed opposition forces in the northwestern province of Idlib rose to 117 people over the past two days, Alhurra ....

  • Five people killed, wounded in two separate attacks in Baghdad

    Date: 2018-01-12 13:06:30 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:35 - ID:7187215

    BAGHDAD, Jan 12 (MENA) - Two civilians were killed and three others wounded in two separate attacks in Baghdad, Alsumaria news channel reported on Friday. An Iraqi police source said that one civilian was killed and three others were injured when ....

  • Death toll from airstrikes on Eastern Ghouta rises to 170 -- SOHR

    Date: 2018-01-12 13:06:08 GMT - United Kingdom - Arab world - SN:33 - ID:7187144

    LONDON, Jan 12 (MENA) - The death toll from the airstrikes on Eastern Ghouta in the countryside of Damascus rose to 170 since December 29, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) was quoted by Sky News channel as saying Friday. SOHR ....

  • UAE, WHO sign agreement to provide emergency care in Yemen

    Date: 2018-01-12 11:41:27 GMT - United Arab Emirates - Arab world - SN:30 - ID:7187180

    ABU DHABI, Jan 12 (MENA) - The UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation has signed a cooperation agreement with the World Health Organization (WHO) to support emergency care for mothers and newborns in the Al Mukalla province in ....

  • Russian, Iranian FMs discuss situation in Syria

    Date: 2018-01-12 11:05:10 GMT - Russia - Arab world - SN:29 - ID:7187012

    MOSCOW, Jan 12 (MENA) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif spoke over phone about the situation in Syria, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Friday. The two ministers discussed ....

  • Iraqi forces launch combing operation on borders between Diyala, Salahuddin

    Date: 2018-01-12 09:57:53 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:24 - ID:7186949

    BAGHDAD, Jan 12 (MENA) – Iraq’s Tigris Operations Command announced on Friday that a wide-scale combing operation has been launched on the borders between Diyala and Salahuddin provinces. In statements to Alsumaria news channel, Tigris Operations ....

  • Yemen: Speaker's sons, grandson kidnapped by Houthis

    Date: 2018-01-12 09:36:57 GMT - Yemen - Arab world - SN:22 - ID:7186926

    SANAA, Jan 12 (MENA) - Houthi militias abducted Yemeni parliament Speaker Yahya al Rai's two sons and grandson in order to press him not to leave Sanaa, local sources told Al Arabiya news channel on Friday. The sources added that the three are ....

  • SOHR: Firece clashes between SDF, Daesh terrorists in eastern Euphrates River

    Date: 2018-01-12 08:37:11 GMT - United Kingdom - Arab world - SN:17 - ID:7186773

    LONDON, Jan 12 (MENA) - Fierce clashes erupted between the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) and terrorist Daesh group on the eastern banks of Euphrates River in the outskirts of Deir Ezzor, amid intensified airstrikes by the US-led coalition on Daesh ....

  • Turkey renews evidence of its support to terrorism in Libya: Libyan FM

    Date: 2018-01-11 22:01:35 GMT - Libya - Arab world - SN:106 - ID:7186575

    BENGHAZI, Jan 11 (MENA) - Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the Interim Libyan Government Mohammed al Dairi said Thursday that Turkey renewed evidence that it has been supporting terrorism in Libya. Dairi underlined ....

  • Abbas briefs his Tunisian counterpart on latest Palestinian developments

    Date: 2018-01-11 20:00:57 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:102 - ID:7186574

    RAMALLAH, Jan 11 (MENA) - Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas briefed his Tunisian counterpart Beji Caid Essebsi over a phone call on the latest developments in the Palestinian territories and the escalation carried out by the Israeli occupation ....

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