Arab world

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  • UN General Assembly to vote on anti-Israeli occupation resolution

    Date: 2018-06-13 20:17:50 GMT - USA - Arab world - SN:73 - ID:7443348

    NEW YORK, June 13 (MENA) - A session of the United Nations General Assembly kicked off on Wednesday to vote on a resolution that condemns Israel for an "excessive use of force" in the Gaza Strip. The resolution, backed by Arab countries, was ....

  • UAE Armed Forces say 4 servicemen killed in Yemen

    Date: 2018-06-13 19:26:52 GMT - United Arab Emirates - Arab world - SN:71 - ID:7443315

    ABU DHABI, June 13 (MENA) - The UAE Armed Forces announced on Wednesday that four of its servicemen have been killed while performing their duties as part of the Saudi-led Arab Coalition's 'Restoring Hope' operation in Yemen, the state news agency ....

  • US says policy still focused on defeating Daesh in Syria, Iraq

    Date: 2018-06-13 18:54:55 GMT - USA - Arab world - SN:66 - ID:7443219

    NEW YORK, June 13 (MENA) - US Assistant Secretary of State David M. Satterfield stressed on Wednesday that the US policy is still focused on defeating Daesh terrorist group in Iraq and Syria the US-funded Al-Hurra TV channel reported. The group ....

  • Lebanese president, French ambassador mull Syrian refugees' file in Lebanon

    Date: 2018-06-13 16:30:05 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:63 - ID:7442961

    BEIRUT, June 13 (MENA) - Lebanese President Michel Aoun discussed with French Ambassador to Lebanon, Bruno Faucher the issue of the displaced Syrians' return to their homeland and Lebanon's stance in this regard alongside the current local and ....

  • Egypt, Sudan probe means to boost security cooperation

    Date: 2018-06-13 13:11:32 GMT - Sudan - Arab world - SN:47 - ID:7442848

    KHARTOUM, June 13 (MENA) - Egypt's Ambassador to Sudan Osama Shaltoot probed Wednesday with Sudanese Interior Minister Ibrahim Mahmoud Hamed means of boosting cooperation in security fields and in training on police work. Shaltoot told MENA he ....

  • Kremlin: Withdrawal from OPEC deal not on agenda of talks between Putin, Saudi CP

    Date: 2018-06-13 10:55:01 GMT - Russia - Arab world - SN:33 - ID:7442454

    MOSCOW, June 13 (MENA) - Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Wednesday that Russian President Vladimir Putin does not plan to discuss Russia’s withdrawal from the OPEC deal with Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman on Thursday, TASS news ....

  • Abul Gheit confers with UNGA, AU commission chiefs on latest Arab developments

    Date: 2018-06-13 10:44:05 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:31 - ID:7442264

    CAIRO, June 13 (MENA) - Arab League Secretary General Ahmed Abul Gheit conferred with UN General Assembly President Miroslav LajĨák in New York on the latest developments in the Arab arena especially the Arab group's bid to provide international ....

  • Yemeni army, Houthi militias engage in fierce clashes in Taiz

    Date: 2018-06-13 10:37:09 GMT - Yemen - Arab world - SN:29 - ID:7442430

    ADEN, June 13 (MENA) - Fierce clashes broke out between Yemeni army forces and Houthi militias in Salo Directorate in southeastern Taiz, a military source said. The clashes erupted as Houthi militias attacked army posts in Salo, the source said, ....

  • Hariri to discuss Lebanese-Russian relations in talks with Putin

    Date: 2018-06-13 08:21:34 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:14 - ID:7442167

    BEIRUT, June 13 (MENA) - Lebanese Prime Minister-designate Saad Hariri will meet Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow on Wednesday, the eve of the FIFA World Cup, Hariri's office said. Talks will cover the latest developments on the ....

  • Iraqi security forces foil infiltration of weapons from Syria

    Date: 2018-06-13 07:21:19 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:12 - ID:7442117

    BAGHDAD, June 13 (MENA) - An Iraqi source said three arms-laden vehicles were seized in Dhi Qar governorate coming from Syria. Drivers of the three vehicles tried to escape but security forces opened fire at them and the two sides engaged in ....

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