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  • Saudi FM urges firm stand against attempts to tear apart Muslim world

    Saudi FM urges firm stand against attempts to tear apart Muslim world

    Date: 2018-01-22 09:45:59 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Arab world - SN:12 - ID:7204216

    Saudi Foreign Minister Adel el Jubeir urged on Monday a firm stand against attempts to tear apart the Muslim world through fomenting sedition and violating other countries' sovereignty. During an extraordinary meeting of the Council of Foreign ....

  • Syrian troops begin eliminating surrounded Jabhat al-Nusra task force

    Syrian troops begin eliminating surrounded Jabhat al-Nusra task force

    Date: 2018-01-22 09:08:50 GMT - Russia - Arab world - SN:9 - ID:7204113

    The Russian Defense Ministry said Syrian troops and militia forces have begun to eliminate a 1,500-strong group of Jabhat al Nusra militants in the Idlib province, TASS reported Monday. "Syrian government troops and militia forces have begun to ....

  • Palestinian FM: Abbas to urge EU to officially recognize Palestine

    Palestinian FM: Abbas to urge EU to officially recognize Palestine

    Date: 2018-01-22 09:03:43 GMT - Belgium - Arab world - SN:7 - ID:7204090

    Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al Maliki said Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas will urge the EU to officially recognize the state of Palestine when he meets the foreign ministers of the bloc on Monday, Sky news reported. During his stay in ....

  • 5 Houthis killed, plot to plan navel mines foiled

    5 Houthis killed, plot to plan navel mines foiled

    Date: 2018-01-22 08:53:19 GMT - Yemen - Arab world - SN:3 - ID:7204019

    The Yemeni army said Sunday five Houthi militants were killed and a sixth was arrested during their attempt to plant naval mines in the Red Sea. Sky News which carried the news gave no more details. ....

  • Jordanian king, US VP discuss Palestinian-Israeli conflict

    Jordanian king, US VP discuss Palestinian-Israeli conflict

    Date: 2018-01-21 18:27:42 GMT - Jordan - Arab world - SN:11 - ID:7203535

    Jordanian King Abdullah II held talks with U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on developments related to the Palestinian cause and Jerusalem and the strategic partnership ties between the two countries, Petra news agency reported Sunday. The King ....

  • Israel detains 16 Palestinians in West Bank raids

    Israel detains 16 Palestinians in West Bank raids

    Date: 2018-01-21 09:59:17 GMT - Israel - Arab world - SN:3 - ID:7202343

    Sixteen Palestinians were detained by Israeli forces in overnight raids in the West Bank, The Jerusalem Post reported on Sunday. Of those arrested, 15 are suspected of participation in "armed activities", and have been taken in for questioning, ....

  • Turkish troops shell northern Aleppo, Afrin in Syria -- SOHR

    Turkish troops shell northern Aleppo, Afrin in Syria -- SOHR

    Date: 2018-01-20 19:21:21 GMT - United Kingdom - Arab world - SN:11 - ID:7201720

    Turkish troops have continued shelling Syria's Afrin and northern countryside of Aleppo controlled by the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) said on Saturday. The Turkish army and the SDF exchanged ....

  • Russia pulls back troops from Syria's Afrin

    Russia pulls back troops from Syria's Afrin

    Date: 2018-01-20 18:36:01 GMT - Russia - Arab world - SN:10 - ID:7201671

    Russia's Defense Ministry said on Saturday that, it is pulling back troops that had been deployed near the Syrian city of Afrin after Turkish warplanes strike the area, ABC News reported. In a statement, the ministry said that, in order to ....

  • Saudi Arabia intercepts ballistic missile fired by Houthis

    Saudi Arabia intercepts ballistic missile fired by Houthis

    Date: 2018-01-20 13:42:33 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Arab world - SN:9 - ID:7201182

    Spokesman for the Arab coalition on Yemen Col Turki al Malki announced on Saturday that a ballistic missile launched by Houthi militias towards the city of Najran was intercepted, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported. The missile was ....

  • 1,000 Kurdish troops deployed in Syria's Tal Abyad

    1,000 Kurdish troops deployed in Syria's Tal Abyad

    Date: 2018-01-20 10:22:07 GMT - Syria - Arab world - SN:4 - ID:7200704

    Nearly 1,000 Kurdish troops have been deployed in the town of Tal Abyad in Syria’s northern city of Raqqah on the border with Turkey following stepped-up US reconnaissance activity in the area. The deployment comes after US armored vehicles ....

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