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  • Two mass graves found in Yazidi district of Iraq

    Two mass graves found in Yazidi district of Iraq

    Date: 2017-12-02 16:09:13 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:13 - ID:7119986

    Iraqi paramilitary forces have uncovered two more mass graves containing the bodies of 140 civilians, including women and children, in an area home to the Yazidi religious minority, they said Saturday. In 2014, Daesh killed thousands of Yazidis ....

  • Houthis threaten former Yemeni president with murder

    Houthis threaten former Yemeni president with murder

    Date: 2017-12-02 16:08:39 GMT - Yemen - Arab world - SN:12 - ID:7119984

    Houthi militants threatened Saturday former Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh with murder, Al Arabiya Al Hadath TV channel reported. The spokesman for Houthis stressed that the militias threatened to assassinate Saleh, after he called on ....

  • Israeli shelling targets cantonment area of regime forces in southwestern Damascus

    Israeli shelling targets cantonment area of regime forces in southwestern Damascus

    Date: 2017-12-02 16:08:27 GMT - Syria - Arab world - SN:11 - ID:7119979

    Director of London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) Ramy Abdel Rahman said Saturday that Israeli shelling on the Syrian capital, Damascus, has targeted the cantonment area of the first division of the regime forces operating in the ....

  • Syrian army intercepts Israeli missiles in Damascus countryside

    Syrian army intercepts Israeli missiles in Damascus countryside

    Date: 2017-12-02 11:28:49 GMT - Syria - Arab world - SN:10 - ID:7119571

    The Syrian army’s air defense at midnight confronted an Israeli attack with ground-to-ground missiles (GGM) on one of the military sites in Damascus countryside, SANA News Agency reported Saturday. Informed sources told SANA Saturday that the ....

  • 20 Houthi militants killed in clashes with Saleh forces

    20 Houthi militants killed in clashes with Saleh forces

    Date: 2017-12-02 11:27:39 GMT - Yemen - Arab world - SN:9 - ID:7119547

    As many as 20 elements of Houthi militants were killed in clashes with forces loyal to ousted Yemeni president Ali Abdullah Saleh in al Mahwit governorate, Sky News channel reported on Saturday. The channel added that tribal militants have ....

  • Iraqi PMF foil Daesh attack in Salahuddin province

    Iraqi PMF foil Daesh attack in Salahuddin province

    Date: 2017-12-02 10:57:37 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:8 - ID:7119503

    The Iraqi Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF) on Saturday foiled an attack launched by Daesh terrorist group in western Baiji city in Salahuddin province, an Iraqi security source in Salahuddin province announced. The National Iraqi News Agency ....

  • Takfiri element arrested in Tunisia

    Takfiri element arrested in Tunisia

    Date: 2017-12-02 10:54:39 GMT - Tunisia - Arab world - SN:7 - ID:7119482

    The Tunisian Interior Ministry arrested a Takfiri element in the Tunisian city of Kairouan over suspicion of belonging to a terrorist organization. In a statement on Saturday, the ministry said that investigations revealed that the suspect ....

  • GPC gains control of presidential palace, defense ministry, national security department

    GPC gains control of presidential palace, defense ministry, national security department

    Date: 2017-12-02 09:13:52 GMT - Yemen - Arab world - SN:5 - ID:7119322

    General People's Congress (GPC) forces have gained control of the presidential palace, the defense ministry and the national security department in Sanaa, according to Sky News. Earlier in the day the GPC forces, loyal to ousted president Ali ....

  • Libyan FM to visit Moscow soon: Russian source

    Libyan FM to visit Moscow soon: Russian source

    Date: 2017-12-02 09:00:27 GMT - Russia - Arab world - SN:3 - ID:7119298

    Foreign Minister at Libya's Government of National Accord Mohamed Taher al Siala will visit Moscow soon, a Russian diplomatic source said on Saturday. In statements to RT channel, the source added that coordination is underway with the Libyan ....

  • GPC forces control Yemen TV building

    GPC forces control Yemen TV building

    Date: 2017-12-02 08:49:17 GMT - Yemen - Arab world - SN:2 - ID:7119279

    Forces belonging to Yemen’s General People’s Congress (GPC) have gained control of the building of Yemen's state television in the capital Sanaa. Al Arabiya channel carried the news Saturday without giving any further details. The GPC - ....

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