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  • Lebanese PM will visit Russia on Monday

    Lebanese PM will visit Russia on Monday

    Date: 2017-09-06 16:46:51 GMT - Russia - Arab world - SN:28 - ID:6978060

    Lebanese Prime minister Saad Al Hariri will start an official visit on Monday to Russia, Sputnik news agency quoted sources as saying Wednesday. During his visit, Hariri will meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin, Russian Prime Minister ....

  • Jordan, US to discuss military cooperation

    Jordan, US to discuss military cooperation

    Date: 2017-09-06 16:41:43 GMT - Jordan - Arab world - SN:24 - ID:6978095

    King of Jordan Abdullah II met with U.S. Central Command Commander Joseph L. Votel and discussed with him military ties between Jordan and the United States, Petra news agency reported Wednesday. Votel also met with Chairman of the Joint ....

  • OIC condemns worsening human rights situation in Myanmar

    OIC condemns worsening human rights situation in Myanmar

    Date: 2017-09-06 14:58:46 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:18 - ID:6977913

    The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation – The Independent Permanent Human Rights Commission (OIC-IPHRC) called upon the Myanmar government to take immediate and effective steps to halt the ongoing cycle of violence as well as to ensure provision of ....

  • DNA results confirm slain soldiers' identity - army

    DNA results confirm slain soldiers' identity - army

    Date: 2017-09-06 10:31:12 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:12 - ID:6977294

    Results of DNA tests confirmed that all bodies found in the former Daesh enclave were of the Lebanese soldiers who went missing three years ago, said Army Commander General Joseph Aoun on Wednesday. The Lebanese servicemen were captured by Daesh ....

  • Spain, Morocco break up ‘jihadist cell’ preparing attacks

    Spain, Morocco break up ‘jihadist cell’ preparing attacks

    Date: 2017-09-06 09:56:11 GMT - Spain - Arab world - SN:8 - ID:6977211

    Spanish and Moroccan authorities have arrested six jihadists who were preparing “large-scale attacks,” Spain’s interior ministry said Wednesday as quoted by the ABC news. Spanish police and security authorities in Morocco “have dismantled a ....

  • AL chief slams escalating violence against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar

    AL chief slams escalating violence against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar

    Date: 2017-09-06 09:17:26 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:4 - ID:6977044

    Arab League Secretary General Ahmed Abul Gheit vehemently condemned escalating violence against the minority Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar. In a press release on Wednesday, Abul Gheit called on the authorities in Myanmar to shoulder responsibility ....

  • Key Houthi commander killed in Sirwah raid

    Key Houthi commander killed in Sirwah raid

    Date: 2017-09-06 08:35:49 GMT - Yemen - Arab world - SN:3 - ID:6976985

    A key Houthi commander was killed in an airstrike over Sirwah city in Ma'rib governorate, Yemeni security sources said on Wednesday. Medical sources said Ismail Mohamed Ali al Sha'bani - aka Abu Jihad - succumbed to the wounds he sustained on ....

  • Jerusalem Post: War unlikely to be launched with Hezbollah

    Jerusalem Post: War unlikely to be launched with Hezbollah

    Date: 2017-09-05 16:05:46 GMT - Israel - Arab world - SN:30 - ID:6976328

    As Israel's army began their largest drill in 20 years simulating a war with Hezbollah, it is unlikely that Israeli soldiers will see a real conflict with it in the near future, Jerusalem Post said in a report on Tuesday. According to an army ....

  • Yemen's cholera epidemic hits 600,000, confounding expectations

    Yemen's cholera epidemic hits 600,000, confounding expectations

    Date: 2017-09-05 13:30:24 GMT - Switzerland - Arab world - SN:18 - ID:6976023

    Yemen's cholera outbreak has infected 612,703 people and killed 2,048 since it began in April, and some districts are still reporting sharp rises in new cases, data from the World Health Organization and Yemen's health ministry showed on ....

  • Arab League takes part in AU high-level committee meeting on Libya

    Arab League takes part in AU high-level committee meeting on Libya

    Date: 2017-09-04 15:26:18 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:25 - ID:6974850

    The Arab League will take part in the meeting of the African Union's high-level committee on the Libyan crisis, to convene in Congo Brazzaville on Saturday, said Arab League Assistant Secretary General Hossam Zaki on Monday . Arab League chief ....

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