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  • Number of blasts hit areas in Hama countryside

    Date: 2018-07-15 07:18:47 GMT - Syria - Arab world - SN:9 - ID:7488823

    DAMASCUS, July 15 (MENA) - A number of blasts rocked the northern part of Hama countryside due to rocket attacks and artillery shelling by the regime forces, Syrian sources said on Sunday. The Syrian forces launched more than 240 missiles against ....

  • Iraqi PM issues 7 decrees to meet protesters' demands

    Date: 2018-07-14 21:08:45 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:66 - ID:7488713

    BAGHDAD, July 14 (MENA) - Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has issued seven decrees to meet the demands of protesters who launched numerous rallies nationwide, local media reported Saturday. The decrees included the dissolution of the board ....

  • Saudi forces intercept ballistic missile fired by Houthis towards Najran

    Date: 2018-07-14 12:44:50 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Arab world - SN:35 - ID:7488064

    RIYADH, July 14 (MENA) - Spokesman for the Saudi-led Arab coalition to restore legitimacy in Yemen Col. Turki Al-Maliki stated that the Royal Saudi Air Defense intercepted a ballistic missile by the Houthi militia from Sa'ada governorate towards the ....

  • Kuwait Airways halts flights to Najaf due to security situation

    Date: 2018-07-14 12:17:35 GMT - Kuwait - Arab world - SN:32 - ID:7488002

    KUWAIT CITY, July 14 (MENA) - Kuwait Airways announced halting its flights to Iraq's Najaf until further notice, due to the current security conditions in the city. Kuwait Airways said that it will either divert already existing bookings for ....

  • Situation at Kuwait's northern borders under control - Foreign Ministry

    Date: 2018-07-14 11:51:31 GMT - Kuwait - Arab world - SN:31 - ID:7488006

    KUWAIT CITY, July 14 (MENA) - The situation in the northern borders of Kuwait is totally under control with no incident occurring because of the protests in Iraq, said the Kuwaiti Foreign Ministry. Kuwait is closely following the situation and ....

  • Armed groups in Daraa hand over weapons to Syrian army

    Date: 2018-07-14 10:16:24 GMT - Syria - Arab world - SN:25 - ID:7487847

    DAMASCUS, July 14 (MENA) - The armed groups, positioned in Daraa al-Balad, began to hand over their heavy and medium weapons to the Syrian army as part of an agreement reached last Wednesday. The process will continue until handing over all heavy ....

  • Civilian killed, another injured in bomb blast in northern Baghdad

    Date: 2018-07-14 09:19:48 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:18 - ID:7487742

    BAGHDAD, July 14 (MENA) - A civilian was killed and another wounded in a bomb blast, in the north of Baghdad, an Iraqi police source said on Saturday. An explosive device that was placed under a car, went off when the car was passing through the ....

  • Abadi chairs meeting of National Security Council as protests mount

    Date: 2018-07-14 09:18:25 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:17 - ID:7487695

    BAGHDAD, July 14 (MENA) – Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al Abadi chaired an urgent meeting of the National Security Council, which was convened to discuss protests that spread in a number of southern provinces against the deterioration of government ....

  • World will not allow Iran to own nuclear weapons -- Saudi FM

    Date: 2018-07-14 09:08:34 GMT - Belgium - Arab world - SN:16 - ID:7487639

    BRUSSELS, July 14 (MENA) - Saudi Foreign Minister Adel Al Jubeir said on Saturday Iran should realize that the world will not allow it to have nuclear weapon. In statements to Al Arabiya al Hadath channel on the fringe of the NATO anti-Daesh ....

  • Air traffic resumed at Iraqi Al Najaf airport after protests

    Date: 2018-07-14 07:52:07 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:10 - ID:7487585

    BAGHDAD, July 14 (MENA) - Flights at Iraqi Al Najaf International Airport have been resumed after protesters withdrew from it, Al Arabiya news channel reported on Saturday. On Friday night, hundreds of Iraqi protesters stormed the airport, ....

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