Arab world

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  • 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 ....

  • Omani commander receives British military official in Oman

    Date: 2018-07-17 16:22:04 GMT - Sultanate of Oman - Arab world - SN:73 - ID:7493191

    MUSCAT, July 17 (MENA) - Commander of the Royal Army of Oman (RAO) Maj. Gen. Matter bin Salim al-Balushi met on Tuesday with UK Defence Senior Advisor to the Middle East Lt.Gen Sir John Gordon Lorimer. The meeting exchanged cordial conversations ....

  • More help needed for Yazidis struggling to rebuild in Iraq's Sinjar

    Date: 2018-07-17 13:42:54 GMT - Switzerland - Arab world - SN:55 - ID:7492716

    GENEVA, July 17 (MENA) - As millions of Iraqi returnees grapple with post-conflict realities in areas devastated by war, the UN Migration Agency (IOM) has provided more than 600 Yazidi families with non-food items in villages around the town of ....

  • Arab Committee for Human Rights meetings kick off

    Date: 2018-07-17 13:16:55 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:49 - ID:7492718

    CAIRO, July 17 (MENA) - The 44th session of the Arab Committee for Human Rights started here on Tuesday. Attending the meetings are representatives of human rights bodies in the Arab countries. The three-day meetings will take up several ....

  • Kuwait Airways refutes reports on plane's emergency landing in Jordan

    Date: 2018-07-17 12:26:24 GMT - Kuwait - Arab world - SN:40 - ID:7492713

    KUWAIT CITY, July 17 (MENA) - Kuwait Airways denied on Tuesday reports of an emergency landing of one of its planes in Jordan. In a press release, cited by Kuwait News Agency on Tuesday, the Kuwaiti national carrier urged the public to be ....

  • AL chief: Arabs do not lack talented people

    Date: 2018-07-17 12:17:51 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:39 - ID:7492615

    CAIRO, July 17 (MENA) - Arab League Secretary General Ahmed Abul Gheit on Tuesday asserted that the Arab countries do not lack skilled and talented human resources. In his speech at the ceremony of laying the foundation stone of the new premises ....

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