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  • 3 killed, injured in blast in Anbar

    3 killed, injured in blast in Anbar

    Date: 2019-05-23 18:11:53 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:3 - ID:7953546

    Two persons were killed and one was injured when a booby-trapped car went off in Anbar, an official at Anbar police Ahmed el Dulaimi said on Thursday. In statements to Alsumaria news, Dulaimi said the car went off in a garage in Qa'im district ....

  • Saudi air defense forces intercept Houthi drone carrying explosives targeting Najran airport

    Saudi air defense forces intercept Houthi drone carrying explosives targeting Najran airport

    Date: 2019-05-23 16:53:38 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Arab world - SN:2 - ID:7953492

    The Saudi Air Defense Forces (RSADF) successfully managed to intercept a drone carrying explosives launched by Houthi militias in an attempt to target Najran Regional Airport. The airport is being used daily by thousands of Saudi and expatriates ....

  • Haftar rejects Macron's calls for Libyan ceasefire at talks in Paris

    Haftar rejects Macron's calls for Libyan ceasefire at talks in Paris

    Date: 2019-05-22 22:40:29 GMT - France - Arab world - SN:8 - ID:7952343

    Libyan commander Khalifa Haftar rejected calls for a ceasefire during talks with French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris but is willing to negotiate if certain conditions are met, France 24 quoted an Élysée official as saying Wednesday. Macron ....

  • Kuwaiti emir, Iraqi PM probe fostering bilateral cooperation

    Kuwaiti emir, Iraqi PM probe fostering bilateral cooperation

    Date: 2019-05-22 22:24:38 GMT - Kuwait - Arab world - SN:4 - ID:7952334

    Kuwaiti Emir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al Sabah received on Wednesday Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi, who arrived here earlier in the day on an official brief visit. The Kuwaiti and Iraqi sides held cordial conversations, addressing ....

  • UAE, AL to launch Arab Government Excellence Award on Thursday

    UAE, AL to launch Arab Government Excellence Award on Thursday

    Date: 2019-05-21 10:53:12 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:9 - ID:7950123

    The Arab Administrative Development Organization (ARADO) will launch the first edition of the "Arab Government Excellence Award" during a ceremony to be held at the Arab League (AL) premises in Cairo on Thursday. The award is sponsored by ....

  • AL condemns targeting Mecca with two ballistic missiles

    AL condemns targeting Mecca with two ballistic missiles

    Date: 2019-05-21 09:28:15 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:6 - ID:7949964

    Arab League Secretary General Ahmed Abul Gheit condemned Houthi militants' firing of two two ballistic missiles toward Mecca. In statements on Tuesday, Spokesman for the AL Secretary General Mahmoud Afifi said that Abul Gheit decried such ....

  • Bahrain warns citizens against travelling to Iran, Iraq

    Bahrain warns citizens against travelling to Iran, Iraq

    Date: 2019-05-18 23:30:07 GMT - Bahrain - Arab world - SN:7 - ID:7946937

    Bahrain warned its citizens against traveling to Iran and Iraq at the present time given the unstable situation in the region, BNA reported. In its statement, the Bahraini Ministry of Foreign Affairs stressed the need to take utmost precautions ....

  • Saudi king calls for urgent AL, GCC summits

    Saudi king calls for urgent AL, GCC summits

    Date: 2019-05-18 23:15:03 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Arab world - SN:3 - ID:7946935

    Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud on Saturday called for urgent summits of the Arab League and the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). The summits are scheduled to be held on May 30 in Mecca, the Saudi Press Agency quoted an official source at ....

  • Syrian air defenses intercept 'hostile objects' from Quneitra

    Syrian air defenses intercept 'hostile objects' from Quneitra

    Date: 2019-05-17 21:56:52 GMT - Syria - Arab world - SN:11 - ID:7945772

    The Syrian army’s air defenses on Friday night intercepted "hostile objects" that were fired from the direction of Quneitra, the state news agency SANA quoted a military source as saying. Some of the luminous objects were shot down, according to ....

  • Iraq resumes flights to Damascus

    Iraq resumes flights to Damascus

    Date: 2019-05-16 20:30:18 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:8 - ID:7944676

    The Iraqi Airways will resume direct flights from Baghdad to Damascus International Airport after an eight-year hiatus. Spokesman for the Iraqi Airways Laith Abdel Karim al Rabii said the 1st flight of the Airways will be operated from Baghdad to ....

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