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  • Austrian police stop van with 22 Iraqis, Syrians

    Date: 2018-12-06 07:36:41 GMT - Austria - Arab world - SN:13 - ID:7701780

    VIENNA, Dec 6 (MENA) - Austrian police said they have found 22 asylum-seekers from Iraq and Syria in a van near the country's eastern border, Fox News reported Thursday. Police in Burgenland province said the Romanian-registered van was stopped ....

  • UN source: Two warring Yemeni parties unlikely to hold direct talks in Stockholm

    Date: 2018-12-06 06:51:49 GMT - United Nations - Arab world - SN:9 - ID:7701694

    NEW YORK, Dec 6 (MENA) - A United Nations source said the two warring Yemeni parties were unlikely to hold direct talks at a renovated castle outside Stockholm, euro news reported on Thursday. UN special envoy to Yemen Martin Griffiths ....

  • UAE FM: Qatar row ends by stopping to meddle in other countries' affairs

    Date: 2018-12-06 06:32:44 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Arab world - SN:6 - ID:7701693

    RIYADH, Dec 6 (MENA) - UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash said that the crisis with Qatar ends by stopping to interfere in other countries' affairs The Gulf Cooperation Council remained valid despite a row with Qatar as the ....

  • Bashir receives message from Kenyan president

    Date: 2018-12-05 16:34:19 GMT - Sudan - Arab world - SN:72 - ID:7701041

    KHARTOUM, Dec 5 (MENA) - Sudanese President Omar al Bashir received on Wednesday a message from his Kenyan counterpart Uhuru Kenyatta handed over to him by the Kenyan Envoy Steven Kalonzo in the presence of Foreign Minister Al-Dirdiri Mohamed Ahmed ....

  • AL participates in Kuwait Week exhibition in Egypt

    Date: 2018-12-05 14:35:55 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:56 - ID:7700959

    CAIRO, Dec 5 (MENA) - The Arab League (AL) General Secretariat has participated in the 11th Kuwait Week exhibition, which is currently held in Egypt under the theme "Kuwait in Egypt.". The AL General Secretariat participated in the exhibition ....

  • UAB to launch independent center for settling banking disputes in early 2019

    Date: 2018-12-05 13:25:13 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:52 - ID:7700724

    BEIRUT, Dec 5 (MENA) - Secretary General of the Union of Arab Banks (UAB) Wissam Fattouh said that the union is preparing to launch a unified center for mediation and arbitration, specialized in settling banking disputes of the Arab banks early next ....

  • Social solidarity minister signs MoU to exchange expertise with Kuwait

    Date: 2018-12-05 12:36:19 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:42 - ID:7700715

    CAIRO, Dec 5 (MENA) - Minister of Social Solidarity and head of the Arab social affairs council Ghada Wali signed on Wednesday a memorandum of understanding with Kuwaiti Social Affairs Minister Hind Sobeih for cooperation and exchange of expertise, ....

  • AL keen on enhancing volunteer action -- AL official

    Date: 2018-12-05 12:08:30 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:34 - ID:7700736

    CAIRO, Dec 5 (MENA) - The Arab League (AL) on Wednesday underlined its keenness on boosting volunteer action as a basis for the development of societies. The remark was made in a speech delivered by Nasria Al Bughdady of the AL at a celebration ....

  • Egypt receives chairmanship of Arab Social Affairs Ministers Council

    Date: 2018-12-05 09:48:12 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:20 - ID:7700380

    SHARM EL SHEIKH, Egypt, Dec 5 (MENA) - Egypt on Wednesday took over the chairmanship of the Arab Social Affairs Ministers Council from Kuwait. The measure took place at the inaugural session of the 38th meeting of the council in the Egyptian Red ....

  • UN team to begin probe of Daesh crimes in Iraq in early 2019

    Date: 2018-12-05 09:22:33 GMT - United Nations - Arab world - SN:17 - ID:7700229

    NEW YORK, Dec 5 (MENA) - A United Nations team authorized over a year ago to investigate the massacre of the Yazidi minority and other atrocities by Daesh elements in Iraq will finally begin work early next year, the head of the investigation ....

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