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  • Tillerson urges political dialogue between Baghdad, Erbil

    Tillerson urges political dialogue between Baghdad, Erbil

    Date: 2017-11-04 08:50:34 GMT - USA - Arab world - SN:2 - ID:7073622

    US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson stressed the need for political negotiations between Erbil and Baghdad to solve the problems between the two administrations. In a phone call with Kurdish Regional Government (KRG) Prime Minister Nechirvan ....

  • 14 people killed in massive shelling on Syria's Al-Bukamal city

    14 people killed in massive shelling on Syria's Al-Bukamal city

    Date: 2017-11-04 08:37:27 GMT - United Kingdom - Arab world - SN:1 - ID:7073618

    As many as 14 people were killed in air and rocket shelling that hit the Syrian city of Al-Bukamal in the eastern outskirts of Deir-Ezzor, the London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported on Saturday. The massive shelling took place ....

  • AL chief praises UN-sponsored inter-Syrian Geneva talks

    AL chief praises UN-sponsored inter-Syrian Geneva talks

    Date: 2017-11-03 15:00:44 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:10 - ID:7072831

    Arab League (AL) Secretary General Ahmed Abul Gheit met on Friday with United Nations Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura on the sidelines of the Sir Bani Yas Forum, held in the UAE. De Mistura posted Abul Gheit on the ongoing preparations ....

  • Iraqi forces enter Gaza neighborhood in al Qa'im town

    Iraqi forces enter Gaza neighborhood in al Qa'im town

    Date: 2017-11-03 08:52:36 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:5 - ID:7072348

    Units from the Iraqi Counter-Terrorism Service have entered Gaza neighborhood in al Qa'im town in western Anbar, an Iraqi military source said on Friday. The move comes within the framework of the Iraqi forces' efforts to recapture al Qa'im town ....

  • Syrian army controls Rashdia district and storms Hawiqa in Deir Ezzor

    Syrian army controls Rashdia district and storms Hawiqa in Deir Ezzor

    Date: 2017-11-03 08:47:02 GMT - Syria - Arab world - SN:2 - ID:7072333

    Syrian government forces on Friday took control over al Rashdia district and stormed al Hawiqa district in Deir Ezzor, the Syrian television reported. The state television added that the Syrian forces have found large amounts of ammunition and ....

  • Saudi's king meets with Russian energy minister

    Saudi's king meets with Russian energy minister

    Date: 2017-11-02 13:24:02 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Arab world - SN:14 - ID:7071319

    King Salman bin Abdel Aziz on Thursday met with Russian Minister of Energy and head of the Russian side at Saudi-Russian Joint Committee Alexander Novak Alexander Novak. During the meeting, they reviewed bilateral relations and the Committee's ....

  • Replica of one of oldest Quran pages at Sharjah book fair

    Replica of one of oldest Quran pages at Sharjah book fair

    Date: 2017-11-02 11:50:29 GMT - United Arab Emirates - Arab world - SN:2 - ID:7071032

    A rare chance to see a replica of one of the oldest manuscripts of the Quran — more than 1,350 years old — is drawing visitors to the Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF), the Gulf News reported. On display at the UK’s University of Birmingham ....

  • Shaath praises Sisi's role in achieving Palestinian reconciliation

    Shaath praises Sisi's role in achieving Palestinian reconciliation

    Date: 2017-11-01 12:15:43 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:14 - ID:7069400

    Palestinian Presidential Adviser for Foreign Relations Nabil Shaath praised the role played by Egypt and President Abdel Fattah El Sisi in achieving the Palestinian reconciliation and handing over Gaza Strip crossings to the Palestinian national ....

  • Suspected Takfiri element arrested after knife attack near Tunis parliament

    Suspected Takfiri element arrested after knife attack near Tunis parliament

    Date: 2017-11-01 11:52:34 GMT - Tunisia - Arab world - SN:11 - ID:7069099

    A suspected Takfiri element was arrested on Wednesday after wounding two policemen in a knife attack near the parliament building in Tunis, Tunisia's interior ministry said. The assailant was known to authorities and said after the attack that he ....

  • Palestinian consensus govt takes over all Gaza crossings

    Palestinian consensus govt takes over all Gaza crossings

    Date: 2017-11-01 11:51:33 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:8 - ID:7068936

    The Palestinian consensus government officially took over all Gaza crossings in implementation of the Egyptian-brokered agreement reached between Fatah and Hamas movements last month. The Egyptian and Palestinian national anthems were played at ....

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