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  • UNESCO condemns killing of journalist in Syria

    Date: 2018-08-06 13:08:37 GMT - France - Arab world - SN:1 - ID:7521317

    Director-General of UNESCO Audrey Azoulay condemned the killing of Mustafa Salama who died in the Governorate of Quneitra in the southwest of Syria on 16 July and urged better protection of journalists’ safety in Syria. “I condemn the killing of ....

  • South Sudan government, rebels reach final peace deal

    Date: 2018-08-05 17:58:12 GMT - Sudan - Arab world - SN:6 - ID:7520229

    South Sudanese arch-foes signed a final power-sharing deal on Sunday, aimed at ending a civil war that has killed tens of thousands of people and displaced millions in the world's youngest country, France 24 reported. President Salva Kiir and his ....

  • Saudi Arabia resumes oil shipments through Bab El Mandeb Strait

    Date: 2018-08-04 18:25:07 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Arab world - SN:8 - ID:7518805

    Saudi Minister of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources, Khalid A. Al-Falih, announced in a statement that Saudi Arabia decided to resume oil shipments through Bab El Mandeb Strait starting from Saturday, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported. ....

  • Syrian army foils terrorist attack on Zilaqiat

    Date: 2018-08-04 17:40:20 GMT - Syria - Arab world - SN:3 - ID:7518763

    The Syrian army has foiled a terrorist attack on al Zilaqiat area in the northern countryside of Hama, SANA reported. The attack was launched by terrorist groups belonging to al Nusra Front and its allied militias. The clashes resulted in ....

  • Palestinian supervisors conference decries transfer of US embassy to Jerusalem

    Date: 2018-08-02 14:53:41 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:4 - ID:7516107

    Conference of Supervisors on Palestinian Affairs denounced on Thursday the US decision to move its embassy to Jerusalem, in tandem with the 70th anniversary of the Palestinian exodus (Nakba). In its recommendations on the closing of its 100th ....

  • Arab Parliament seeks removing Sudan from State Sponsors of Terrorism list

    Date: 2018-08-01 17:49:18 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:11 - ID:7514889

    The Arab Parliament started implementing the first phase of a plan outlined to remove Sudan from the US list of State Sponsors of Terrorism. The parliament decided to send a high-level delegation to Pan-African Parliament on Thursday to hold ....

  • Saudi king orders to host 1500 pilgrims from Yemen, Sudan

    Date: 2018-07-30 15:45:22 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Arab world - SN:3 - ID:7511750

    Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has issued an order to host 1500 pilgrims from martyrs' families of the Yemeni National Army and Sudanese forces participating in Determination Storm and Renewal of Hope Operations, as part of the Program of ....

  • Israel intercepts ship trying to break Gaza blockade

    Date: 2018-07-29 22:21:12 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:6 - ID:7510557

    Israel's navy intercepted a ship carrying activists en route to Gaza in the latest attempt to break a blockade on the strip, ABC News quoted the Israeli military as saying on Sunday. It said the passengers were notified they were "violating the ....

  • Egypt, AL warn of weakness of int'l community towards Palestinian cause

    Date: 2018-07-29 17:44:56 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:3 - ID:7510312

    Egypt has asserted that the Palestinian cause is facing gross and crucial challenges in the aftermath of the stagnation of the Middle East peace process. Nevin Gamal El-Din, head of Egypt's delegation to the 100th session of the supervisors of ....

  • UN says over 7,000 child casualties verified in Syria since 2013

    Date: 2018-07-27 21:08:41 GMT - USA - Arab world - SN:13 - ID:7507821

    The United Nations has verified that more than 7,000 children have lost their lives or been injured in the Syrian conflict since 2013 — and cites unverified reports putting the number "way beyond 20,000," a UN envoy said on Friday. Virginia ....

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