Arab world

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  • Russian source warns about possible chemical provocations in Syria

    Date: 2018-04-19 09:50:25 GMT - Russia - Arab world - SN:19 - ID:7358370

    MOSCOW, April 19 (MENA) - Further provocations with improvised chemical weapons are not excluded in Syria to justify a possible Jabhat al-Nusra-led offensive on government troops in the southern part of the country, a military diplomatic source ....

  • Arab coalition calls for moving UN office in Yemen to areas held by legitimate gov't

    Date: 2018-04-19 09:41:16 GMT - United Nations - Arab world - SN:17 - ID:7358281

    NEW YORK, April 19 (MENA) - The Arab coalition reiterated its call for the United Nations (UN) to transfer premises of its organizations in Yemen from the Houthi-held areas to sites under the legitimate Yemeni government's control. The Saudi ....

  • Libyan interim gov't: Suspects arrested in attempt murder of COS

    Date: 2018-04-19 06:22:08 GMT - Libya - Arab world - SN:3 - ID:7358069

    AL-BAYDAA, April 19 (MENA) - Libyan interim government has announced arresting suspects of a failed assassination attempt on army's chief of staff Abdel-Razik Al-Nathouri, the Libyan News Agency announced quoting an official statement by the ....

  • Yemen's army shoots down Houthi drone in Hajjah

    Date: 2018-04-18 22:40:09 GMT - Yemen - Arab world - SN:108 - ID:7357966

    ADEN, April 18 (MENA) – The Yemeni army announced on Wednesday that it had brought down a Houthi drone in the northern governorate of Hajjah. The aircraft was used by Houthi militants in spying on the sites of the Yemeni army in south of Midi ....

  • Libyan navy rescues 217 migrants from stranded boats

    Date: 2018-04-18 22:13:08 GMT - Libya - Arab world - SN:104 - ID:7357934

    TRIPOLI, April 18 (MENA) - Libya's navy says it has rescued 217 African migrants from two rubber boats that were stranded in the Mediterranean Sea, Fox News reported. A navy statement issued Wednesday says there were 85 women and 10 children ....

  • Libyan commander accuses terrorist groups of standing behind assassination attempt

    Date: 2018-04-18 20:12:09 GMT - Libya - Arab world - SN:94 - ID:7357836

    BENGHAZI, April 18 (MENA) - Chief of Staff of the Libyan army Abdarrazzaq al Nathuri has accused terrorist groups of standing behind the assassination attempt which he survived earlier in the day. In a phone call with a Libyan TV channel, Nathuri ....

  • Palestinian official urges Arab countries to prevent Guatemala from moving embassy to Jerusalem

    Date: 2018-04-18 16:36:00 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:81 - ID:7357600

    RAMALLAH, April 18 (MENA) - Palestinian Presidential Adviser for Foreign Affairs Nabil Shaath has called on Arab countries to intervene immediately and prevent Guatemala from moving its embassy to Jerusalem city. In statements to the Palestinian ....

  • Libyan army commander survives assassination attempt

    Date: 2018-04-18 16:30:56 GMT - Libya - Arab world - SN:80 - ID:7357635

    BENGHAZI, April 18 (MENA) - General Abdarrazzaq al-Nathuri, Chief of Staff of the Libyan eastern-based army, on Wednesday survived an assassination attempt in the eastern city of Benghazi, Xinhua quoted the Libyan army's information office as ....

  • UAE Armed Forces intercept Iranian plane loaded with explosives

    Date: 2018-04-18 12:18:54 GMT - United Arab Emirates - Arab world - SN:40 - ID:7356989

    ABU DHABI, April 18 (MENA) - The UAE Armed Forces' anti-aircraft defense unit intercepted an Iranian Qassef-1 aircraft loaded with explosives in an attempt to strike strategic positions of the Yemeni forces and the Arab coalition on Yemen's Red Sea ....

  • Negotiations going on with opposition gunmen to settle situation in Eastern Qalamoun

    Date: 2018-04-18 09:37:13 GMT - Syria - Arab world - SN:27 - ID:7356497

    DAMASCUS, April 18 (MENA) - Russian-brokered negotiations are still going on between Syrian forces and opposition gunmen to settle the situation in areas under their control in Eastern Qalamoun in northern Damascus, the Syrian Observatory for Human ....

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