Arab world

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  • UNRWA warns US funding cut threatens regional security, Palestinian dignity

    Date: 2018-01-17 09:36:05 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:27 - ID:7195404

    RAMALLAH, Jan 17 (MENA) - The UN relief agency for Palestinians (UNRWA) on Tuesday said a US decision to reduce its funds threatened regional security, as well as “the dignity and human security of millions” of Palestinians. “Given the long, ....

  • Gargash: Qatar's interception of flights 'desperate attempt'

    Date: 2018-01-17 07:18:32 GMT - United Arab Emirates - Arab world - SN:9 - ID:7195095

    ABU DHABI, Jan 17 (MENA) - The United Arab Emirates' Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash deemed Qatari fighters' interception of its civilian flights as a "desperate attempt" for fear of marginalization. Al Arabiya news channel ....

  • PMF leader shot dead in Babel

    Date: 2018-01-17 07:11:53 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:8 - ID:7195112

    BAGHDAD, Jan 17 (MENA) - A leader of the Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF) has been shot dead and another injured in Babel in southern Baghdad, an Iraqi security source said Wednesday. A number of unidentified gunmen opened fire at the PMF leader, ....

  • No damage caused by Madinah earthquake, says Saudi spox

    Date: 2018-01-16 22:38:32 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Arab world - SN:105 - ID:7194677

    RIYADH, Jan 16 (MENA) - No damage has been caused by the earthquake that jolted Madinah, Spokesman for the Saudi Civil Defense Directorate in Madinah Colonel Khaled Mubarak Al-Johani said on Tuesday. The directorate's control center received at ....

  • Security source: One terrorist killed in raid in Saudi’s Qatif

    Date: 2018-01-16 21:45:39 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Arab world - SN:101 - ID:7194915

    RIYADH, Jan 16 (MENA) – A terrorist element was killed in a raid launched by Saudi security forces in the town of Awamiya in Qatif province, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) quoted an official source with the State Security Service as saying on Tuesday ....

  • 2 killed, six injured in rocket attack in Syria’s Aleppo

    Date: 2018-01-16 20:59:46 GMT - Syria - Arab world - SN:98 - ID:7194866

    DAMASCUS, Jan 16 (MENA) - Two Syrians, including a child, were killed and three others injured in a rocket attack on al Nile Street in Aleppo city, SANA reported on Tuesday. A source at Aleppo Police Command said that terrorists, positioned in ....

  • Saudi Arabia intercepts Houthi ballistic missile

    Date: 2018-01-16 18:44:36 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Arab world - SN:92 - ID:7194786

    RIYADH, Jan 16 (MENA) - Saudi Arabia said Tuesday its forces intercepted and destroyed a ballistic missile fired by Houthi militias targeting the southern province of Jazan, Al Arabiya reported. The attack comes just days after UN experts said ....

  • Qatari fighter jets' interception for UAE civilian plane 'unfortunate escalation' -- parliament

    Date: 2018-01-16 16:24:53 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:85 - ID:7194553

    CAIRO, Jan 16 (MENA) - The Arab Affairs Committee in the Parliament under Saad Al Gammal said that the interception by Qatari fighter jets of UAE civilian plane is an unfortunate and unjustified escalation, reaffirming Qatar's hostile policies. ....

  • GCC, UK mull joint defense cooperation

    Date: 2018-01-16 15:49:53 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Arab world - SN:80 - ID:7194443

    RIYADH, Jan 16 (MENA) - Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) General Secretary Abdullatif bin Rashid Al Zayani discussed on Tuesday with senior UK Military Adviser to the Middle East John Lorimer, joint defense cooperation within the framework of the ....

  • Yemeni president, UN envoy discuss latest developments in Yemen

    Date: 2018-01-16 14:31:23 GMT - Yemen - Arab world - SN:73 - ID:7194077

    RIYADH, Jan 16 (MENA) - Yemeni President Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi received UN envoy Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed to tackle the latest developments in Yemen and their various dimensions, Sabaa news agency reported Tuesday. During the meeting, the ....

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