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  • 4,000 Daesh militants arrested in Nineveh operation -- commander

    Date: 2018-01-20 15:55:35 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:49 - ID:7201413

    BAGHDAD, Jan 20 (MENA) - Over 4,000 Daesh militants have been arrested since the launch of a military operation to liberate Nineveh from the terrorist group, a military commander was quoted as saying on Saturday. Speaking to the US-funded Radio ....

  • Yemen's Hadi hails Saudi support to his country

    Date: 2018-01-20 15:09:55 GMT - Yemen - Arab world - SN:47 - ID:7201365

    ADEN/RIYADH, Jan 20 (MENA) - Yemen's president Abd Rabbuh Mansour Hadi has lauded Saudi Arabia's "generous support" for his country in all fields. Riyadh's backing for the Yemeni leadership to overcome the current insurgency by Houthi militias ....

  • Saudi-led Arab coalition fighter jets kill 20 Houthis

    Date: 2018-01-20 15:06:13 GMT - Yemen - Arab world - SN:46 - ID:7201325

    SANAA, Jan 20 (MENA) - At least 20 Houthi militants were killed Saturday in airstrikes by Saudi-led Arab coalition fighter jets on Yemen's west coast, said Sky News Arabic. On Friday, the Yemeni army said 100 Houthi rebels were killed during a ....

  • Abu Dhabi CP receives Italian FM

    Date: 2018-01-20 14:11:16 GMT - United Arab Emirates - Arab world - SN:38 - ID:7201196

    ABU DHABI, Jan 20 (MENA) - Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan on Saturday received Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs Angelino Alfano, who is currently on a visit to the ....

  • FM, UN secretary general discuss developments in the Middle East region

    Date: 2018-01-20 13:45:10 GMT - Jordan - Arab world - SN:36 - ID:7201156

    AMMAN - NEW YORK, Jan 20 (MENA) - Jordanian Minister of Foreign and Expatriates Affairs, Ayman Safadi, discussed with the UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, as well as, the financial crisis facing the United ....

  • Saudi Arabia intercepts ballistic missile fired by Houthis

    Date: 2018-01-20 11:52:32 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Arab world - SN:31 - ID:7200895

    RIYADH, Jan 20 (MENA) - Spokesman for the Arab coalition on Yemen Col Turki al Malki announced on Saturday that a ballistic missile launched by Houthi militias towards the city of Najran was intercepted, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported. The ....

  • AL to monitor Egypt's presidential election

    Date: 2018-01-20 11:40:48 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:27 - ID:7200726

    CAIRO, Jan 20 (MENA) - The Arab League (AL) announced on Saturday that it will monitor the presidential election set to be held in Egypt during March 26 through 28, 2018. "The Arab league is keen on observing such milestone election which is ....

  • Iraqi forces arrest 9 suspects in northern Ramadi

    Date: 2018-01-20 11:27:13 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:26 - ID:7200670

    BAGHDAD, Jan 20 (MENA) – An Iraqi security force arrested on Saturday nine suspects in a crackdown operation in northern Ramadi, a security source said on Saturday. In statements to Alsumaria news channel, the source added that the operation is ....

  • Series of earthquakes hit Iraqi Mandali city

    Date: 2018-01-20 09:07:06 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:12 - ID:7200482

    BAGHDAD, Jan 20 (MENA) - A series of earthquakes hit the Iraqi city of Mandali, in Diyala province on Saturday morning, according to Iraq's meteorological organization. In a statement, the organization said that about six earthquakes occurred in ....

  • Weapons cache discovered in Anbar

    Date: 2018-01-20 08:30:47 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:10 - ID:7200487

    BAGHDAD, Jan 20 (MENA) - Iraqi police discovered a weapons cache in al Karma district of Anbar earlier Saturday. Acting on a tip, the police were able to find the cache, which included explosive materials and ammunition, according to a statement ....

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