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  • Explosion hits ammo depot west of Damascus

    Explosion hits ammo depot west of Damascus

    Date: 2019-06-16 00:04:47 GMT - Syria - Arab world - SN:3 - ID:7982017

    A large explosion hit a military zone, west of the Syrian capital, on Saturday, according to the state news agency (SANA). The blast occurred at a military ammunition depot and heard in most Damascus, SANA quoted a military source as saying, ....

  • 2 arrested over conducting Kirkuk bombings

    2 arrested over conducting Kirkuk bombings

    Date: 2019-06-13 22:22:40 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:9 - ID:7979650

    The Iraqi forces arrested on Thursday two people over their involvement in conducting Kirkuk blasts. Acting upon intelligence, the security forces apprehended two Daesh militants, saying they stood behind the bombings occurred in Kirkuk on May ....

  • Egypt, Tunisia, Algeria decry smuggling of weapons into Libya

    Egypt, Tunisia, Algeria decry smuggling of weapons into Libya

    Date: 2019-06-12 23:19:36 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:11 - ID:7978161

    The foreign ministers of Egypt, Tunisia and Algeria have denounced the continuous smuggling of weapons into Libya from regional parties and others. The ministers held in Tunis on Wednesday a seventh meeting of the tripartite initiative to support ....

  • Abul Gheit visits New York to take part in meeting with UNSC

    Abul Gheit visits New York to take part in meeting with UNSC

    Date: 2019-06-12 23:11:40 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:9 - ID:7978158

    Arab League Secretary General Ahmed Abul Gheit visits New York on Wednesday to take part in a high-level ministerial meeting at the UN Security Council. The meeting aims at probing ways of developing relations between the Arab League and the UNSC ....

  • Algeria’s former PM placed in custody over alleged corruption

    Algeria’s former PM placed in custody over alleged corruption

    Date: 2019-06-12 23:07:55 GMT - Algeria - Arab world - SN:7 - ID:7978154

    Algeria’s supreme court has placed former prime minister Ahmed Ouyahia in custody over charges of financial corruption. Algeria’s state-run TV reported that Ouyahia would be jailed at a prison in the Algerain capital Algiers as he appeared ....

  • Yemeni army foils Houthi attack on Hodeidah

    Yemeni army foils Houthi attack on Hodeidah

    Date: 2019-06-12 23:06:45 GMT - Yemen - Arab world - SN:6 - ID:7978153

    The Yemeni army forces thwarted on Wednesday an attack launched by the Houthi militias on military outposts in al-Tahita directorate, south of Hodeidah province. The army forces managed to foil the Houthi attempt and forced the militias to ....

  • UNITAD adviser says Daesh crimes in Iraq amount to genocide

    UNITAD adviser says Daesh crimes in Iraq amount to genocide

    Date: 2019-06-12 16:38:45 GMT - United Nations - Arab world - SN:2 - ID:7977854

    UNITAD Special Adviser Karim Khan has said that ISIS crimes in Iraq amount to war crimes and genocide, as well as crimes against humanity. An investigative team for the accountability of ISIS crimes, UNITAD is still probing crimes of the ....

  • Syria repels 'Israeli missile strike' – state TV

    Syria repels 'Israeli missile strike' – state TV

    Date: 2019-06-12 16:36:00 GMT - Syria - Arab world - SN:1 - ID:7977850

    Syria's Air defense systems have been activated around Tel al-Harah in southern Syria, close to the border with Israel, to repel an incoming missile attack allegedly launched by the Israeli forces, state news agency SANA reports. Amid the strike ....

  • Palestinian security guard injured by Israeli fire in Nablus

    Palestinian security guard injured by Israeli fire in Nablus

    Date: 2019-06-11 09:05:43 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:5 - ID:7975369

    A Palestinian security personnel was injured by Israeli fire in the West Bank city of Nablus on Tuesday morning. Israeli forces surrounded the headquarters of the Palestinian Authority’s Preventive Security Service as they were conducting ....

  • Saudi air defense downs two Houthi drones

    Saudi air defense downs two Houthi drones

    Date: 2019-06-11 07:28:07 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Arab world - SN:2 - ID:7975265

    Saudi air defense forces intercepted two drones launched by Houthi militias from neighboring Yemen, the Arab Coalition’s spokesman Colonel Turki al Maliki announced. The drones targeted the city of Khamis Mushait in the Kingdom's south on Monday ....

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