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  • Yemeni forces control large swaths of Hodeidah Airport

    Date: 2018-06-19 14:15:54 GMT - Yemen - Arab world - SN:52 - ID:7450364

    HODEIDAH, Yemen, June 19 (MENA) - The Joint Yemeni Resistance Forces successfully gained control of large parts of Hodeidah Airport in a qualitative and surprising military operation that destroyed the defenses of the Iranian-backed Houthi militias, ....

  • Saudi Arabia confirms its ongoing efforts to enhance, protect human rights

    Date: 2018-06-19 14:00:53 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Arab world - SN:47 - ID:7450269

    RIYADH/GENEVA, June 19 (MENA) - Saudi Arabia's Ambassador to the United Nations in Geneva Abdulaziz Al-Wasel confirmed his country will continue its efforts to enhance and protect human rights and cooperate continuously with international human ....

  • Syria strongly condemns Turkish and US incursion in Manbij vicinity

    Date: 2018-06-19 13:40:32 GMT - Syria - Arab world - SN:42 - ID:7450252

    DAMASCUS, June 19 (MENA) - Syria expressed its strong condemnation and absolute rejection of the incursion of Turkish and US forces in the vicinity of Manbij city as it stressed that it is more determined to free the entire Syrian territory from any ....

  • Iraqi security forces foil plot to form terrorist cell in Baghdad

    Date: 2018-06-19 12:10:18 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:27 - ID:7449964

    BAGHDAD, June 19 (MENA) - Iraqi authorities have thwarted a plot to form a terrorist cell in the capital Baghdad and arrested all its members, Iraqi Security Media Center announced Tuesday. Acting upon a tip-off, all members of the terrorist cell ....

  • Yemeni army combs Hodeidah Airport

    Date: 2018-06-19 08:51:18 GMT - Yemen - Arab world - SN:16 - ID:7449662

    ADEN, June 19 (MENA) - The Yemeni army launched on Tuesday a wide-scale combing operation of Hodeidah Airport in pursuit of hiding Houthi elements. Journalists were banned from entering the airport for fear of mines and explosives planted by the ....

  • Iraqi Foreign Ministry: Attacking forces combating Daesh backs terrorist group

    Date: 2018-06-19 07:27:09 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:10 - ID:7449543

    BAGHDAD, June 19 (MENA) - The Iraqi Foreign Ministry said attacking forces fighting Daesh elements would buoy up the terrorist group. In a statement on Tuesday, the ministry's Spokesman Ahmed Mahjoub underlined the importance of coordination ....

  • Yemeni troops enter main complex at Hodaida airport

    Date: 2018-06-19 06:26:25 GMT - Yemen - Arab world - SN:2 - ID:7449505

    ADEN, June 19 (MENA) - Backed by the coalition supporting legitimacy in Yemen, Yemeni troops were able to enter the main complex at Hodaida airport, a military source said Tuesday. The troops stormed the airport after fierce clashes with Houthi ....

  • Syrian citizen killed in blast of landmine left by Daesh in Hama

    Date: 2018-06-18 18:00:37 GMT - Syria - Arab world - SN:43 - ID:7449204

    DAMASCUS, June 18 (MENA) - A Syrian citizen was killed when a landmine went off in al-Masodia village in the eastern countryside of Hama, SANA news agency reported on Monday. A landmine, left by terrorists of Daesh went off in al-Masodia village ....

  • US-led coalition denies launching airstrikes on eastern Syria

    Date: 2018-06-18 07:46:54 GMT - USA - Arab world - SN:11 - ID:7448263

    WASHINGTON, June 18 (MENA) - The US-led coalition Monday denied news that its warplanes had launched airstrikes near al-Bukamal area in eastern Syria. Major Josh Jacques, a US Central Command spokesman, said: “No member of the US-led coalition ....

  • UNSC to hold closed meeting on Yemen Monday

    Date: 2018-06-18 07:20:39 GMT - USA - Arab world - SN:9 - ID:7448223

    NEW YORK, June 18 (MENA) - The UN Security Council will convene a closed meeting later Monday to discuss developments in Yemen. During the meeting, UN envoy for Yemen Martin Griffiths will post UNSC members on his comprehensive plan to achieve ....

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