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  • Houthi militias reject UN resolution on Yemen

    Date: 2019-01-18 13:46:34 GMT - Yemen - Arab world - SN:39 - ID:7762756

    SANAA, Jan 18 (MENA) – The Houthi militias said they rejected the United Nations resolution that extends the UN monitoring role for a further six months and increases the number of monitors to as many as 75 people. Al Arabiya news channel quoted ....

  • Syrian army foils infiltration attempts by terrorists in northern Hama countryside

    Date: 2019-01-18 13:45:20 GMT - Syria - Arab world - SN:38 - ID:7763213

    HAMA, Syria, Jan 18 (MENA) - The Syrian army Mharda northern countryside of Hama thwarted infiltration attempts by terrorist groups in the direction of Tal al-Sakhir village, SANA news agency reported on Friday. The army units dealt with the ....

  • Kuwait funds UN agencies to support Syrian humanitarian situation

    Date: 2019-01-18 13:19:27 GMT - Switzerland - Arab world - SN:36 - ID:7763136

    KUWAIT CITY, Jan 18 (MENA) - Kuwait's Permanent Representative to the United Nations Ambassador Mansour Al-Otaibi, handed over financial contributions from Kuwait to a number of UN specialized agencies to complement Kuwait's efforts to fund the UN ....

  • Algeria to hold presidential elections on April 18

    Date: 2019-01-18 12:35:26 GMT - Algeria - Arab world - SN:31 - ID:7763134

    ALGIERS, Jan 18 (MENA) - Algeria announced on Friday that it will hold the coming presidential elections on April 18. Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika signed a presidential decree for holding presidential elections on April 18, according ....

  • Key Daesh security element arrested in Iraq's Anbar province

    Date: 2019-01-18 11:17:47 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:28 - ID:7762961

    BAGHDAD, Jan 18 (MENA) - The Iraqi military intelligence directorate said on Friday that its forces arrested a wanted element of Daesh terrorist group in Anbar province. In a statement broadcast by Al Iraqiya news channel, the directorate said ....

  • Saudi Arabia slams targeting UN team by Houthis: ambassador

    Date: 2019-01-18 10:15:55 GMT - USA - Arab world - SN:24 - ID:7762760

    WASHINGTON, Jan 18 (MENA) - Saudi Arabia’s Ambassador to the United States Prince Khalid bin Salman said on Friday that the kingdom strongly condemns the targeting of United Nations personnel by the pro-Iranian Houthi militias in Yemen. In a ....

  • Moscow: New UN Syria envoy to visit Russia on Monday

    Date: 2019-01-18 09:57:52 GMT - Russia - Arab world - SN:23 - ID:7762813

    MOSCOW, Jan 18 (MENA) - New UN Special Envoy for Syria Geir Pedersen will visit Moscow on Monday, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Vershinin said on Friday. "We plan a meeting with UN Special Envoy for Syria Pedersen on January 21 in ....

  • Iraqi forces shell Daesh sites in Syrian territories

    Date: 2019-01-18 09:19:43 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:18 - ID:7762754

    BAGHDAD, Jan 18 (MENA) – Iraqi military forces have shelled sites belonging to Daesh terrorist group in the Syrian territories, an Iraqi security source said on Friday. Alsumaria news channel quoted the source as saying that the operation was ....

  • UAE invites Sudan to participate in OIC’s meeting

    Date: 2019-01-17 20:43:55 GMT - Sudan - Arab world - SN:82 - ID:7762380

    KHARTOUM, Jan 17 (MENA)- The United Arab Emirates has invited Sudan to take part in the 46th Session of the Council of Foreign Ministers of the Member States of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), to be held on March 1-2. Eldirdiri ....

  • Syria’s return to AL requires Arab consent, AL chief says

    Date: 2019-01-17 18:48:04 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:77 - ID:7762257

    BEIRUT, Jan 17 (MENA)- Arab League (AL) Secretary General Ahmed Abul Gheit said that Syria could restore its AL membership if all Arab countries reach a consensus on that score. Abul Gheit’s statements came following his meeting with Lebanon ....

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