Arab world

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  • Iraqi parliament speaker reiterates importance of int'l support of Iraq

    Iraqi parliament speaker reiterates importance of int'l support of Iraq

    Date: 2017-11-24 08:43:48 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:2 - ID:7106187

    Speaker of the Iraqi Parliament Salim al Jubouri met Thursday with an Ukrainian parliamentary delegation for talks on means of boosting bilateral ties, especially at parliamentary level. The meeting also touched on regional challenges and ....

  • Yemeni president sends message to Sudan counterpart on ties

    Yemeni president sends message to Sudan counterpart on ties

    Date: 2017-11-24 08:41:38 GMT - Sudan - Arab world - SN:1 - ID:7106183

    Sudanese Vice President and Prime Minister Bakri Hassan Salih met in Khartoum on Thursday with Yemeni Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Hussein Mohamed Arab. In statements following the meeting, the Yemeni official said he conveyed a ....

  • AL chief: Terrorism tops challenges facing Arab nation

    AL chief: Terrorism tops challenges facing Arab nation

    Date: 2017-11-23 15:30:23 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:14 - ID:7105335

    Arab League (AL) Secretary General Ahmed Abul Gheit stressed Thursday that combating terrorism comes at a top of challenges that are facing the Arab nation. Abul Gheit's remarks were read out by Assistant Secretary-General of the Arab League's ....

  • Israeli forces detain nine Palestinians in West Bank raids

    Israeli forces detain nine Palestinians in West Bank raids

    Date: 2017-11-23 14:42:43 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:10 - ID:7105067

    Israeli forces detained nine Palestinians in multiple overnight raids across the West Bank, WAFA quoted the Palestine Prisoner’s Society (PPS) as saying on Thursday. Israeli forces detained two Palestinians after storming their family homes in ....

  • KUNA board chairman re-elected FANA president

    KUNA board chairman re-elected FANA president

    Date: 2017-11-22 12:47:21 GMT - Jordan - Arab world - SN:13 - ID:7103412

    Sheikh Mubarak Duaij Al Ibrahim Al Sabah, KUNA board chairman, has been re-elected president of the Federation of Arab News Agencies (FANA). Sheikh Mubarak was chosen for a second two-year term by all his peers attending the 45th general assembly ....

  • Israel moves to deport 40,000 African migrants

    Israel moves to deport 40,000 African migrants

    Date: 2017-11-21 06:33:49 GMT - Israel - Arab world - SN:3 - ID:7100846

    The Israeli Cabinet has voted unanimously to close the isolated Holot detention facility in the Negev Desert. Holot houses 40,000 African migrants who illegally entered Israel. The center is due to shut down in three months, and residents will ....

  • UN chief 'horrified' at buying and selling of African migrants in Libya

    UN chief 'horrified' at buying and selling of African migrants in Libya

    Date: 2017-11-21 06:23:25 GMT - Switzerland - Arab world - SN:2 - ID:7100830

    Expressing horror at news reports and videos showing African migrants in Libya allegedly being sold as slaves, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday called on the authorities to urgently investigate the situation and bring the ....

  • UNRWA says 440,000 Palestinian refugees live in Syria

    UNRWA says 440,000 Palestinian refugees live in Syria

    Date: 2017-11-21 06:15:25 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:1 - ID:7100819

    Commissioner-General of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) Pierre Krahenbuhl on Monday estimated the number of Palestinian refugees currently living in Syria to less than 440,000, including 47,000 ....

  • Muslim World League supports AL's statement on Iranian interventions

    Muslim World League supports AL's statement on Iranian interventions

    Date: 2017-11-20 10:04:59 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Arab world - SN:5 - ID:7099081

    Muslim World League in Mecca has endorsed a statement issued by the Ministerial Meeting of Arab Foreign Ministers of the Arab League concerning the Iranian interference in the internal affairs of the countries of the region, the official Saudi Press ....

  • Israel detains 21 Palestinians from different parts in West Bank

    Israel detains 21 Palestinians from different parts in West Bank

    Date: 2017-11-20 10:01:14 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:3 - ID:7099428

    The Israeli forces detained on Monday 21 Palestinians from different parts in the West Bank, Palestinian security sources said. The forces also stormed into a jewelry shop in Ramallah and robbed it, the sources added. As well, the forces broke ....

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