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  • 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, ....

  • Yemeni army controls Sadaa 's Sabbah mountains

    Date: 2018-07-14 07:50:51 GMT - Yemen - Arab world - SN:9 - ID:7487569

    ADEN, July 14 (MENA) - Yemen's National Army, backed by the Arab coalition, gained control of al Sabbah mountains in Sadaa governorate. "Yemeni legitimate forces liberated al Sabbah mountains northern Saada governorate after making major field ....

  • Curfew declared in Iraq's Najaf amid violent protests

    Date: 2018-07-13 22:48:21 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:84 - ID:7487456

    BAGHDAD, July 13 (MENA) - Authorities in Iraq's southern shrine city of Najaf have declared a curfew as protests over unemployment and bad public services have turned violent, local media reported on Friday The curfew will be imposed until ....

  • Saudi Arabia denounces deadly suicide attack in Pakistan

    Date: 2018-07-13 22:27:00 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Arab world - SN:83 - ID:7487457

    RIYADH, July 13 (MENA) - Saudi Arabia strongly condemned a suicide attack that took place in Pakistan during an election gathering resulting in scores of victims, the state news agency (SPA) quoted an official source at the Ministry of Foreign ....

  • Protester killed, 36 security personnel injured in Iraq protests

    Date: 2018-07-13 19:52:30 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:77 - ID:7487382

    BAGHDAD, July 13 (MENA) - An Iraqi protester was killed in clashes between protesters and security forces in Maysan province, Al-Sumaria News channel quoted an Iraqi security source as saying on Friday. A total of 11 security forces were also ....

  • Iraqi protesters storm Najaf airport

    Date: 2018-07-13 19:28:51 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:71 - ID:7487256

    BAGHDAD, July 13 (MENA) - Iraqi protesters have broken into Al Najaf International Airport Friday, demanding better public services. Demonstrations have been ongoing over the past several days, with protesters in some cases setting tyres ablaze ....

  • Tunisia receives ex-bodyguard of Bin Laden

    Date: 2018-07-13 17:01:40 GMT - Tunisia - Arab world - SN:60 - ID:7486937

    TUNIS, July 13 (MENA) - Tunisian judicial authorities said on Friday that they had received from Germany a 42-year-old Tunisian man thought to be an Al-Qaeda-trained bodyguard of Osama Bin Laden. The Tunisian-born man will be held and ....

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