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  • 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 ....

  • Kuwait totally supports maintaining Iraq's unity, stability, says deputy FM

    Kuwait totally supports maintaining Iraq's unity, stability, says deputy FM

    Date: 2017-09-26 09:45:14 GMT - Kuwait - Arab world - SN:13 - ID:7009685

    Kuwaiti Deputy Foreign Minister Khaled Al Jarallah said Monday evening that Kuwait always supports the unity, security, sovereignty and independence of Iraq, KUNA news agency reported. Al Jarallah was speaking to reporters on the sidelines of a ....

  • Kurdistan referendum will increase regional instability: US

    Kurdistan referendum will increase regional instability: US

    Date: 2017-09-26 07:26:43 GMT - USA - Arab world - SN:10 - ID:7009435

    The US Department of State expressed disappointment over Iraqi Kurdistan region independence referendum that was held on Monday saying that it will increase instability in the region. In a statement on Tuesday, State Department spokeswoman ....

  • 3 Israelis killed, 1 seriously injured in attack outside Jerusalem

    3 Israelis killed, 1 seriously injured in attack outside Jerusalem

    Date: 2017-09-26 06:21:06 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:2 - ID:7009366

    Three Israelis were killed and one seriously wounded Tuesday morning in an attack in the town of Har Adar outside Jerusalem, The Jerusalem Post reported. According to an initial report by the Border Police, the four were attacked during a patrol ....

  • Ongoing settlement activities undermining Israeli-Palestinian peace efforts, warns UN envoy

    Ongoing settlement activities undermining Israeli-Palestinian peace efforts, warns UN envoy

    Date: 2017-09-26 06:20:13 GMT - United Nations - Arab world - SN:1 - ID:7009364

    A senior United Nations official told the UN Security Council said that continuing settlement expansion, most notably in occupied East Jerusalem, is making the two-State solution increasingly unattainable and undermining Palestinian belief in the ....

  • Fierce clashes between regime forces, opposition factions in Damascus countryside

    Fierce clashes between regime forces, opposition factions in Damascus countryside

    Date: 2017-09-25 13:57:19 GMT - United Kingdom - Arab world - SN:8 - ID:7008592

    The London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said that fierce clashes took place Monday between the regime forces and the opposition factions in Damascus countryside and eastern Ghouta . A woman was seriously injured during the clashes . ....

  • European Union to boycott Israeli state ceremony

    European Union to boycott Israeli state ceremony

    Date: 2017-09-25 13:56:31 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:7 - ID:7008578

    EU Ambassador to Israel Emanuele Giaufret will boycott an Israeli event marking 50th anniversary of the occupation of the West Bank and Gaza strip and the end of the Six Day War of June 1967, Israel National News reported Monday . Israel will ....

  • Palestinian Foreign Ministry: Occupation's escalatory measures diminish hopes of peace

    Palestinian Foreign Ministry: Occupation's escalatory measures diminish hopes of peace

    Date: 2017-09-25 11:08:29 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:5 - ID:7008106

    The Palestinian Foreign Ministry said the Israeli government led by Benjamin Netanyahu continued its escalation and violent measures against Palestinian citizens and their homeland. In a statement released on Monday, the Palestinian Foreign ....

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