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  • Former Libyan prime minister released after being 'kidnapped in Tripoli'

    Former Libyan prime minister released after being 'kidnapped in Tripoli'

    Date: 2017-08-23 10:18:04 GMT - Libya - Arab world - SN:7 - ID:6957587

    Former prime minister of Libya has been released after being held for a week by an armed group linked to the country’s UN-backed government, sources said. Ali Zeidan, 61, had not been seen since the evening of August 13 as he was detained by ....

  • Iraqi forces tell Daesh militants to choose either surrender or die

    Iraqi forces tell Daesh militants to choose either surrender or die

    Date: 2017-08-23 09:28:25 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:6 - ID:6957655

    Iraqi government forces used loudspeakers to tell Daesh militants in Iraq's Tal Afar city to choose either to surrender or die. Iraqi field sources said on Wednesday that Daesh militants are panicked and fled to the city's center. On Tuesday, ....

  • Fierce clashes renew between SDF, Daesh militants in Raqqa

    Fierce clashes renew between SDF, Daesh militants in Raqqa

    Date: 2017-08-23 08:58:41 GMT - United Kingdom - Arab world - SN:4 - ID:6957700

    Fierce clashes renewed on Wednesday between the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) and Daesh militants in Raqqa, the main stronghold of the militant group in Syria, the London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. The clashes erupted after ....

  • Bahrain calls for filing international lawsuit against Qatar

    Bahrain calls for filing international lawsuit against Qatar

    Date: 2017-08-23 07:25:54 GMT - Bahrain - Arab world - SN:3 - ID:6957531

    A call to file an international lawsuit against the Government of Qatar for its subversive role in Bahrain has resonated with the country's lawmakers, BNA reported Tuesday. MPs have announced a parliamentary and official action to prepare a ....

  • Israeli settlers storm Aqsa Mosque

    Israeli settlers storm Aqsa Mosque

    Date: 2017-08-22 11:13:51 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:16 - ID:6956361

    Israeli settlers stormed on Tuesday the precincts of Al Aqsa Mosque under strict security by Israeli elite forces. The Awqaf Ministry in Al Quds said that the storming operations took place from Al Maghareba Gate where the settlers conducted ....

  • AL chief lauds Cairo statement on activating Arab peace initiative

    AL chief lauds Cairo statement on activating Arab peace initiative

    Date: 2017-08-22 10:22:05 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:15 - ID:6956215

    Arab League Secretary General Ahmed Abul Gheit on Tuesday welcomed a statement issued by the foreign ministers of Egypt, Jordan and Palestine after a Cairo meeting earlier this week. The statement by the three top diplomats called for activating ....

  • US delegates have no vision regarding Palestinian issue -- PLO official

    US delegates have no vision regarding Palestinian issue -- PLO official

    Date: 2017-08-22 10:01:15 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:13 - ID:6956159

    Member of the PLO Central Committee Azzam al Ahmad on Tuesday said that the Palestinian leadership sees that the visit by a US delegation to the region carries no clear vision regarding the Palestinian issue. In press statements, he called for ....

  • Lebanese soldier killed, 5 injured in bomb blast in Juroud Arsal

    Lebanese soldier killed, 5 injured in bomb blast in Juroud Arsal

    Date: 2017-08-22 09:31:45 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:12 - ID:6956099

    The Lebanese army announced that a Lebanese soldier was killed and four others were injured in a bomb explosion in Juroud Arsal town. In a statement on Tuesday, the Lebanese army said that the blast took place when a unit of the army sappers ....

  • 42 civilians killed in raids of int'l coalition in Raqqa

    42 civilians killed in raids of int'l coalition in Raqqa

    Date: 2017-08-22 08:32:28 GMT - United Kingdom - Arab world - SN:4 - ID:6955989

    The London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said that 42 civilians, including women and children, were killed in a shelling conducted by the international coalition on several neighborhoods in Raqqa, a prominent Daesh stronghold in ....

  • Sudan defense minister leaves Cairo

    Sudan defense minister leaves Cairo

    Date: 2017-08-22 07:12:36 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:1 - ID:6955877

    Sudanese Defense Minister Awad Ibn Auf left Cairo on Monday, wrapping up a three-day visit to Egypt. During the visit, Ibn Auf was received by President Abdel Fattah El Sisi and Minister of Defense and Military Production Sedki Sobhi on ways to ....

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