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  • Syria: Army repels Daesh attack on Deir Ezzor-Palmyra highway

    Syria: Army repels Daesh attack on Deir Ezzor-Palmyra highway

    Date: 2017-09-29 15:53:14 GMT - Syria - Arab world - SN:18 - ID:7015542

    The Syrian army units repelled an attack by Daesh on the international Deir-Ezzor-Palmyra highway in the Syrian Badia, official SANA news agency reported Friday. Groups of Daesh terrorists launched over the past hours an assault against points of ....

  • ICRC expects suspected cholera cases in Yemen to reach one million

    ICRC expects suspected cholera cases in Yemen to reach one million

    Date: 2017-09-29 14:38:51 GMT - Switzerland - Arab world - SN:16 - ID:7015481

    The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) expected the suspected cases of cholera in Yemen to reach one million by the end of 2017, Sky News channel reported on Friday with no further details. International charity Oxfam announced on ....

  • Iraqi forces kill 6 Daesh suicide bombers in Ramadi

    Iraqi forces kill 6 Daesh suicide bombers in Ramadi

    Date: 2017-09-29 14:13:21 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:13 - ID:7015399

    Six Daesh suicide bombers were killed in a military operation in southwestern the Iraqi city of Ramadi, Commander of Anbar Operations Major General Mahmoud Al Falahi said Friday. The division 8th of the Iraqi army and tribal forces carried out a ....

  • Arab League chief discusses with Iraq FM Kurdish referendum

    Arab League chief discusses with Iraq FM Kurdish referendum

    Date: 2017-09-29 10:25:49 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:4 - ID:7014945

    Arab League Secretary General Ahmed Abul Gheit held phone talks Thursday with Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jafari. They discussed the latest developments in Iraq following the Kurdish referendum that took place on Thursday, spokesman for ....

  • Iraq launches 2nd phase of Hawija military operation

    Iraq launches 2nd phase of Hawija military operation

    Date: 2017-09-29 10:17:02 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:1 - ID:7014937

    Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al Abadi on Friday announced launching the second phase of military operations to liberate Hawija district and areas around it towards western Kirkuk. In a statement, Abadi noted that eliminating Daesh terrorist group ....

  • Jordan denies Israeli interception of plane

    Jordan denies Israeli interception of plane

    Date: 2017-09-28 09:12:53 GMT - Jordan - Arab world - SN:3 - ID:7013037

    The Royal Jordanian Airlines dismissed reports on Wednesday that Israeli air force jet fighters intercepted one of its planes en route from Egypt to Jordan. "The reports are categorically unfounded," the flag carrier said in a press ....

  • Israeli PM: House of Quds operation attacker will be demolished

    Israeli PM: House of Quds operation attacker will be demolished

    Date: 2017-09-26 10:22:28 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:17 - ID:7009754

    Israeli Prime Minister Bejamin Netanyahu said on Tuesday that the house of the perpetrator of today's Al Quds attack will be demolished. In press statements, he added that work permits for the family of the attacker will also be withdrawn, ....

  • 93% of voters support Kurdistan Independence - electoral commission

    93% of voters support Kurdistan Independence - electoral commission

    Date: 2017-09-26 10:02:26 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:16 - ID:7009713

    The electoral commission supervising the independence referendum said Tuesday that initial results have shown that 93 percent of Iraqi Kurds support Kurdistan independence from Iraq. Alsumaria news quoted the independent commission as saying that ....

  • Curfew lifted in Iraqi Kirkuk governorate

    Curfew lifted in Iraqi Kirkuk governorate

    Date: 2017-09-26 09:50:23 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:15 - ID:7009693

    A curfew imposed in Iraqi Kirkuk governorate was lifted in the wee hours of Tuesday and gateways with other Iraqi governorates have been reopened, Kirkuk Police Command announced. Security conditions in Kirkuk are stable and everything back to ....

  • Abul Gheit regrets holding Kurdistan independence referendum on Monday

    Abul Gheit regrets holding Kurdistan independence referendum on Monday

    Date: 2017-09-26 09:49:01 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:14 - ID:7009692

    Arab League Secretary General Ahmed Abul Gheit regretted the Kurds' holding of the independence referendum on Monday despite intensive Arab and international efforts exerted to prevent it. Abul Gheit said "there is still time to contain the ....

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