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  • Syrian army controls 84 Idlib villages, towns

    Syrian army controls 84 Idlib villages, towns

    Date: 2018-01-06 09:01:09 GMT - Syria - Arab world - SN:4 - ID:7176938

    The Syrian army has regained 84 Idlib villages and towns, under opposition control since October. Of all 84 villages, the Syrian troops took at least 14 in the past two days, sources told Al Arabiya news channel Saturday. The Syrian army ....

  • Iraqi PM: Army seeks protecting national gains

    Iraqi PM: Army seeks protecting national gains

    Date: 2018-01-06 08:54:18 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:3 - ID:7176921

    Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al Abadi said Saturday the army is seeking to protect national gains and maintain state sovereignty. The army has helped restore Iraq's sovereignty and protected its lands, Abadi said in statements to al Sumaria news ....

  • Yemeni chief of staff injured in landmine explosion in Al Jouf province

    Yemeni chief of staff injured in landmine explosion in Al Jouf province

    Date: 2018-01-05 16:29:45 GMT - Yemen - Arab world - SN:28 - ID:7176362

    Yemen's chief of staff Major General Taher al Aqeeli was injured on Friday when a landmine exploded while his convoy was passing through an area in Al Jouf province, an official source said. SeptemberNet website quoted the source as saying that, ....

  • Palestinian injured in clashes with Israeli troops in Gaza

    Palestinian injured in clashes with Israeli troops in Gaza

    Date: 2018-01-05 16:06:15 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:27 - ID:7176343

    A Palestinian youth was injured on Friday after Israeli occupation forces opened fire against him during clashes at a border area east of the Gaza Strip, the Palestinian Health Ministry said. The young man was moved to hospital suffering from ....

  • Suspected diphtheria cases in Yemen near 500 - WHO

    Suspected diphtheria cases in Yemen near 500 - WHO

    Date: 2018-01-05 16:05:40 GMT - Switzerland - Arab world - SN:25 - ID:7176331

    At least 471 people in Yemen are believed to have been infected with diphtheria, killing one in 10 of them since the outbreak began in mid-August, the World Health Organization (WHO) said. Ibb and Al Hodeidah governorates are the hardest hit by ....

  • Daesh media leader arrested in Iraqi Diyala province

    Daesh media leader arrested in Iraqi Diyala province

    Date: 2018-01-05 11:41:32 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:11 - ID:7175809

    The Iraqi defense ministry said on Friday that the one in charge of Daesh media in Diyala province was arrested during his presence in Adhamiya neighborhood in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad. In a statement, the ministry said that Daesh media leader ....

  • Houthis target civilians in Yemeni al Hudaydah with mortar shells

    Houthis target civilians in Yemeni al Hudaydah with mortar shells

    Date: 2018-01-05 11:10:06 GMT - Yemen - Arab world - SN:8 - ID:7175750

    The Houthi militants targeted civilians in Khawkhah district of al Hudaydah province in Yemen's western coast by mortar shells and Katyusha rockets, destroying houses of its residents. Military sources told Sky News channel on Friday that Houthi ....

  • Yemeni legitimate forces liberate areas in Al Jawf

    Yemeni legitimate forces liberate areas in Al Jawf

    Date: 2018-01-05 10:55:56 GMT - Yemen - Arab world - SN:6 - ID:7175716

    The Yemeni legitimate forces gained control of several areas in Al Jawf province, northeastern the Yemeni capital, Sanaa, Yemeni sources said on Friday. The Yemeni forces have advanced about 10 kilometers in Khab district of Al Jawf province ....

  • 40 Daesh militants killed, 10 arrested in Iraqi Kirkuk

    40 Daesh militants killed, 10 arrested in Iraqi Kirkuk

    Date: 2018-01-05 10:48:32 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:1 - ID:7175627

    More than 40 terrorists of Daesh group were killed and 10 others were arrested in southern Kirkuk province, an Iraqi security official said on Friday. Meanwhile, Hawija district has been fully purged of all Daesh remnants, the security source was ....

  • Yemen: 1739 Houthis killed in Hajjah last year

    Yemen: 1739 Houthis killed in Hajjah last year

    Date: 2018-01-04 17:07:43 GMT - Yemen - Arab world - SN:31 - ID:7174861

    The Yemeni armed forces said Thursday that 1739 Houthi militants and 147 Houthi commanders were killed in battles with the armed forces and in airstrikes by the Saudi-led Arab coalition on Hajjah province near the borders with Saudi Arabia last ....

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