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  • Sudan's Forces of Freedom and Change nominate economist Abdalla Hamdok as PM

    Sudan's Forces of Freedom and Change nominate economist Abdalla Hamdok as PM

    Date: 2019-08-15 23:15:06 GMT - Sudan - Arab world - SN:3 - ID:8064776

    The Sudanese Armed Forces confirmed on Thursday the reports circulated about the nomination of economist Abdalla Hamdok as prime minister by the Forces of Freedom and Change. The announcement was made by the army on its official Facebook page. ....

  • Up to 1,340 Israeli settlers storm Aqsa Mosque

    Up to 1,340 Israeli settlers storm Aqsa Mosque

    Date: 2019-08-11 22:39:03 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:6 - ID:8061080

    Up to 1,340 Israeli settlers, guarded by occupation troops, have stormed the holy mosque of Al Aqsa on the first day of Eid al Adha. Israeli police fired rubber bullets and teargas bombs at Palestinian Muslims while performing Eid prayers at al ....

  • Israeli occupation forces detain 8 Palestinians in WB

    Israeli occupation forces detain 8 Palestinians in WB

    Date: 2019-08-10 12:09:02 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:11 - ID:8059748

    Israeli occupation forces at dawn Saturday detained eight Palestinians during confrontations in Al-Issawiya town in Al Quds (occupied East Jerusalem) and the Southern West Bank city of Al Khalil (Hebron). In Al Quds, one of the arrested was shot ....

  • 2.5 mn pilgrims arrived in Makkah from KSA, abroad

    2.5 mn pilgrims arrived in Makkah from KSA, abroad

    Date: 2019-08-10 10:59:41 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Arab world - SN:9 - ID:8059649

    The Saudi General Authority for Statistics announced that the total number of pilgrims coming to Makkah from inside and outside the kingdom reached nearly 2.487 million pilgrims on Saturday morning. The authority explained that the number does ....

  • Arab League voices concern over developments in Yemen

    Arab League voices concern over developments in Yemen

    Date: 2019-08-10 06:12:27 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:3 - ID:8059356

    The Arab League chief follows with concern developments of the situation in Yemen's Aden city, an official source at the pan-Arab body said on Friday. The organization calls on the Yemeni people to prefer the national interest above any narrow ....

  • Eid prayers in Aqsa to be delayed for 60 minutes

    Eid prayers in Aqsa to be delayed for 60 minutes

    Date: 2019-08-10 00:05:05 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:2 - ID:8059324

    Grand Mufti of Jerusalem Mohamed Hussein announced Friday Eid al-Adha prayers in the holy mosque of Al Aqsa would be delayed for an hour to start at 7:30 Local Time Sunday. During his Friday sermon, Hussein said the measure will be taken to to ....

  • Lebanese security official announces release of Canadian citizen held in Syria

    Lebanese security official announces release of Canadian citizen held in Syria

    Date: 2019-08-09 16:48:47 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:6 - ID:8059133

    Lebanon's General security chief Abbas Ibrahim said that he, in cooperation with the Syrian authorities, managed to secure the release of Canadian citizen Kristian Lee Baxter that was held in Syria since last year. Speaking at a press release on ....

  • Jordan's King Abdullah mulls bilateral ties with British PM

    Jordan's King Abdullah mulls bilateral ties with British PM

    Date: 2019-08-08 00:16:26 GMT - Jordan - Arab world - SN:2 - ID:8056798

    King Abdullah II of Jordan and British Prime Minister Boris Jonson discussed on Wednesday the strategic ties between both countries. The top officials also reviewed the latest developments at the regional level, Jordan News Agency (Petra) ....

  • Egypt, Iraq, Jordan FMs call for cooperation to counter terrorism finance

    Egypt, Iraq, Jordan FMs call for cooperation to counter terrorism finance

    Date: 2019-08-05 00:14:57 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:2 - ID:8052093

    Egypt, Iraq and Jordan have stressed the importance of drying up the sources of funding terrorism. They also underscored the need to get rid of pro-terrorism media platforms and support Iraq's efforts to eliminate Daesh remnants for a safe and ....

  • Saudi Arabia, Cyprus probe means of fostering bilateral cooperation

    Saudi Arabia, Cyprus probe means of fostering bilateral cooperation

    Date: 2019-08-02 15:14:28 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Arab world - SN:1 - ID:8049447

    Saudi Arabia's Permanent Representative to the United Nations Abdullah bin Yahya Al-Muallimi discussed on Friday with the Cypriot permanent envoy to the international body Andreas D. Mavroyiannis means of bolstering bilateral cooperation in various ....

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