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  • Saudi Arabia intercepts Houthi ballistic missile

    Date: 2018-01-16 19:19:05 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Arab world - SN:29 - ID:7194892

    Saudi Arabia said on Tuesday, that 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 that, Iran ....

  • AL chief asserts importance of coordination, cooperation with OIC

    Date: 2018-01-16 15:38:52 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:26 - ID:7194496

    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 face. Abul Gheit made ....

  • AL chief receives Kuwaiti Speaker

    Date: 2018-01-16 12:58:27 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:19 - ID:7194031

    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 action. The two sides also ....

  • Israel to ban all humanitarian visits by Hamas members - paper

    Date: 2018-01-16 10:32:09 GMT - Israel - Arab world - SN:15 - ID:7193720

    The Israeli government told the High Court on Monday that members of the Palestinian movement of Hamas and their first-degree relatives will be banned from making humanitarian visits to Israel, Times of Israel reported Tuesday. It was responding ....

  • Military spokesman: 3 Takfiris arrested in central Sinai

    Date: 2018-01-16 09:36:11 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:13 - ID:7193533

    Third Field Army forces Tuesday arrested three Takfiri elements while monitoring movements of security forces, according to the military spokesman. Colonel Tamer el Refaey said in a statement a bomb targeting forces in central Sinai has been ....

  • Jewish settlers storm Al Aqsa Mosque under Israeli army protection

    Date: 2018-01-16 09:29:33 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:12 - ID:7193521

    A group of extremist Jewish settlers on Tuesday stormed the precincts of Al Aqsa Mosque from Bab el Maghreba gate under the protection of Israeli occupation forces. The settlers carried out provocative tours at the holy site and performed ....

  • 3 Houthi leaders killed in clashes with Yemeni army in Saada

    Date: 2018-01-16 09:00:32 GMT - Yemen - Arab world - SN:11 - ID:7193443

    Three Houthi leaders have been killed in clashes with Yemen's legitimate troops in al Boqaa district of Saada. Saleh Ali Saleh Ghaidaa, Nayef Sadeq Abdullah al Faqih and Mohamed al Sahari were killed in the face-off, military sources were quoted ....

  • UN defends work of Palestinian refugee agency

    Date: 2018-01-16 08:43:52 GMT - United Nations - Arab world - SN:10 - ID:7193402

    United Nations spokesman Stephane Dujarric said the work of the UN agency that helps Palestinian refugees "is critical" and if the United States or any other donor cuts its contributions "we will have to find other sources". Dujarric was ....

  • Saudi Arabia condemns interception of Qatari fighters to UAE civilian planes

    Date: 2018-01-16 08:42:10 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Arab world - SN:9 - ID:7193398

    An official source at the Saudi Ministry of Foreign Affairs expressed his country's condemnation of the interception by Qatari fighter planes of two civilian UAE planes bound for Bahrain's capital, Manama, according to a statement by the UAE ....

  • UAE says Bahraini radars detected flights intercepted by Qatari fighter jets

    Date: 2018-01-16 07:43:21 GMT - United Arab Emirates - Arab world - SN:7 - ID:7193290

    The UAE's General Civil Aviation Authority, GCAA, said Monday Qatar's military aircraft intercepted two civilian UAE planes carrying a total of 277 passengers while preparing to land in Manama International Airport, the UAE's official news agency ....

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