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  • 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 ....

  • AL chief asserts importance of coordination, cooperation with OIC

    Date: 2018-01-16 14:28:25 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:72 - ID:7194336

    CAIRO, Jan 16 (MENA) – Arab League (AL) Secretary General Ahmed Abul Gheit underscored the importance of coordination and cooperation between the Arab body and the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) to deal with the mutual challenges they ....

  • Gemayel arrives to participate in Azhar conf on Al Quds

    Date: 2018-01-16 13:57:14 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:65 - ID:7194178

    CAIRO, Jan 16 (MENA) - Former Lebanese president Amine Gemayel arrived here on Tuesday to participate in an international conference on supporting Al Quds organized by Al Azhar on Wednesday. It will be attended by representatives from 86 countries ....

  • UAE denounces Qatari practices of escalation

    Date: 2018-01-16 13:31:40 GMT - United Arab Emirates - Arab world - SN:59 - ID:7194119

    ABU DHABI, Jan 16 (MENA) - The UAE Foreign Ministry on Tuesday denounced in the strongest terms the latest unjustified Qatari escalations. The ministry called on Qatar to adhere to rules of international law and good neighborliness, according to ....

  • Saudi King meets with head of Atlantic Council

    Date: 2018-01-16 13:29:46 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Arab world - SN:58 - ID:7193680

    RIYADH, Jan 16 (MENA) - Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud received at Al-Yamamah palace on Tuesday Executive Chairman of Atlantic Council Frederick Kemp and his accompanying delegation, reported the Saudi Press Agency. During the meeting, ....

  • One killed, 4 injured in rocket attack in Aleppo

    Date: 2018-01-16 12:11:01 GMT - Syria - Arab world - SN:47 - ID:7193771

    DAMASCUS, Jan 16 (MENA) - One civilian was killed and four others were injured in a rocket fire on Al Nile street in Aleppo city on Tuesday, the Syrian news agency (SANA) reported. A source at the Syrian police said that a group of armed men ....

  • AL chief receives Kuwaiti Speaker

    Date: 2018-01-16 12:00:30 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:43 - ID:7193937

    CAIRO, Jan 16 (MENA) - Arab League (AL) Secretary General Ahmed Abul Gheit on Tuesday received Speaker of the Kuwaiti Parliament Marzouk el Ghanem to discuss means of promoting ties among Arab parliaments in an effort to upgrade Arab joint ....

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