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  • Fire breaks out in Mecca with no casualties -- Civil Defense

    Fire breaks out in Mecca with no casualties -- Civil Defense

    Date: 2017-09-04 12:13:32 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:12 - ID:6974541

    The Saudi Civil Defense Ministry said that a fire broke out in a store in al Moyasem area in Mecca on Monday. In a released statement, the ministry added that the fire took place outside the area where holy rituals of pilgrimage are ....

  • Over 400 civilians return to Syria’s Aleppo province – Russian Defense Ministry

    Over 400 civilians return to Syria’s Aleppo province – Russian Defense Ministry

    Date: 2017-09-04 09:14:27 GMT - Russia - Arab world - SN:1 - ID:6974157

    More than 400 civilians returned to their homes in the Syrian province of Aleppo on Sunday, Sputnik quoted the Russian Defense Ministry as saying in a statement Monday. "Over 400 civilians returned to their houses in different settlements of ....

  • Al Shabaab kills 26 Somali soldiers in attack on base near Kismayu

    Al Shabaab kills 26 Somali soldiers in attack on base near Kismayu

    Date: 2017-09-03 16:53:24 GMT - Somalia - Arab world - SN:23 - ID:6973615

    Al Shabaab said it killed 26 Somali soldiers early on Sunday when the militants attacked a military base in a village near the port city of Kismayu, the Daily Mail reported. Abdiasis Abu Musab, al Shabaab's military spokesman, said: "This ....

  • Former Yemeni president enhances build-up in Sanaa

    Former Yemeni president enhances build-up in Sanaa

    Date: 2017-09-03 16:49:18 GMT - Yemen - Arab world - SN:19 - ID:6973626

    Ousted Yemeni president Ali Abdullah Saleh re-deployed his forces in Rima Hamid camp in Sanaa's Sanhan district, according to Yemeni local sources on Sunday. Saleh deployed units backing him in Sanaa in anticipation for a confrontation with the ....

  • SOHR: 155 members of Syrian forces, Daesh killed in Hama countryside

    SOHR: 155 members of Syrian forces, Daesh killed in Hama countryside

    Date: 2017-09-03 14:50:09 GMT - United Kingdom - Arab world - SN:16 - ID:6973566

    The London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) said on Sunday that 120 elements of Daesh terrorist group and 35 members of the Syrian regime forces were killed during clashes in Uqayribat village in northern Hama countryside . The ....

  • Iraqi police arrest 18 Daesh gunmen

    Iraqi police arrest 18 Daesh gunmen

    Date: 2017-09-03 09:49:11 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:5 - ID:6973153

    Iraqi police arrested 18 Daesh gunmen while sneaking into Mosul from Tel Afar, Nineveh police commander Wathiq al Hamdani said Sunday. There are no suicide bombers among the detained terrorists, Hamdani said. Meanwhile, Hamdani denied the ....

  • Syria regime army shells districts inside, outside Aleppo -- rights group

    Syria regime army shells districts inside, outside Aleppo -- rights group

    Date: 2017-09-03 09:43:49 GMT - United Kingdom - Arab world - SN:3 - ID:6973143

    Syrian regime forces shelled territories in and on the outskirts of Aleppo, said a Britain-based rights group on Sunday. The shelling targeted Al Zaharaa district on the western side of Aleppo and the southern countryside, with no casualties ....

  • AL chief welcomes liberation of Iraq's Tal Afar

    AL chief welcomes liberation of Iraq's Tal Afar

    Date: 2017-09-02 09:36:14 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:6 - ID:6972144

    Arab League Secretary General Ahmed Abul Gheit has welcomed the liberation of the Iraqi city of Tal Afar in Ninawa province. In a statement Saturday, Abul Gheit congratulated the Iraqi leadership, government and people on this important victory ....

  • Daesh leader arrested, 3 explosive warehouses found in  Diyala

    Daesh leader arrested, 3 explosive warehouses found in Diyala

    Date: 2017-09-02 09:34:37 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:5 - ID:6972137

    A terrorist Daesh leader has been arrested and three explosive warehouses found in Iraq's northeastern governorate of Diyala, Degla Operation Command announced on Saturday. A joint security unit managed to arrest the ....

  • Syrian troops advancing toward Deir Ez-Zor, says Russian defense ministry

    Syrian troops advancing toward Deir Ez-Zor, says Russian defense ministry

    Date: 2017-09-02 09:20:46 GMT - Russia - Arab world - SN:3 - ID:6972114

    Syrian government troops, supported by the Russian Aerospace Forces, continue to encircle Daesh terrorist group near Akerbat settlement in Hama province, Sputnik reported Saturday quoting a statement by the Russian Defense Ministry. Militants ....

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