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  • Turkey's Erdogan plans Gulf trip on July 23-24 - Turkish presidency

    Turkey's Erdogan plans Gulf trip on July 23-24 - Turkish presidency

    Date: 2017-07-18 07:44:14 GMT - Turkey - Arab world - SN:6 - ID:6903250

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is planning to visit Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Qatar on July 23-24, the Turkish presidency said on Tuesday. Erdogan has been a staunch ally of Qatar in its dispute with Gulf Arab neighbors, The Daily Mail ....

  • Turkish court jails 6 human rights activists pending trial

    Turkish court jails 6 human rights activists pending trial

    Date: 2017-07-18 07:24:13 GMT - Turkey - Arab world - SN:4 - ID:6903215

    A court in Istanbul ordered six human rights activists — including Amnesty International's Turkey director — formally arrested Tuesday pending a trial over accusations that they aided an armed terror group, adding to concerns over rights and ....

  • 50 injured in Al-Quds violence -- Palestinian RC

    50 injured in Al-Quds violence -- Palestinian RC

    Date: 2017-07-18 06:39:55 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:1 - ID:6903157

    Clashes occurred between Palestinians and Israeli occupation troops in Al Quds on Monday, leaving 50 of the Palestinian youths injured, said the Palestinian Red Crescent in a press release. As many as 35 of the injured were treated on the spot, ....

  • Abul Gheit confers with UN envoy on Yemen crisis

    Abul Gheit confers with UN envoy on Yemen crisis

    Date: 2017-07-17 10:29:06 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:6 - ID:6901807

    Arab League Secretary General Ahmed Abul Gheit conferred on Monday with UN envoy to Yemen Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed on the latest developments in the Yemeni crisis and efforts exerted to work out a peaceful settlement for the long-standing ....

  • Pressure practiced on Doha started to show outcome: UAE FM

    Pressure practiced on Doha started to show outcome: UAE FM

    Date: 2017-07-17 08:41:56 GMT - United Arab Emirates - Arab world - SN:4 - ID:6901567

    UAE State Minister for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash said that the pressure practiced on Doha started to show its outcome. In statements by Al Arabiya news channel, Gargash said that the solution wanted from Doha should be local under ....

  • Syrian observers arrive in Syria's Daraa

    Syrian observers arrive in Syria's Daraa

    Date: 2017-07-17 08:39:37 GMT - Syria - Arab world - SN:1 - ID:6901562

    A group of Russian observers arrived in Syria's Daraa to monitor the implementation of a ceasefire agreement in the southwestern city. The military observers will be deployed in specified areas, Sky News reported Monday. ....

  • OIC denounces Israel's decision to close Al Aqsa Mosque

    OIC denounces Israel's decision to close Al Aqsa Mosque

    Date: 2017-07-15 10:00:31 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:3 - ID:6898592

    The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) strongly condemned the Israeli decision to close Al Aqsa Mosque and ban prayers inside. The decision, the first of its kind since 1969, is a crime and flagrant aggression against holy places as well ....

  • Abdullah bin Zayed, Italian PM discuss bilateral cooperation

    Abdullah bin Zayed, Italian PM discuss bilateral cooperation

    Date: 2017-07-15 09:37:56 GMT - United Arab Emirates - Arab world - SN:2 - ID:6898542

    UAE Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan discussed on Saturday with Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni cementing bilateral relations. The two sides discussed regional and international ....

  • Arab Parliament calls for lifting US sanctions on Sudan

    Arab Parliament calls for lifting US sanctions on Sudan

    Date: 2017-07-14 08:34:41 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:4 - ID:6897111

    Arab Parliament Speaker Meshaal al Salmi renewed the parliament call for fully lifting unilateral US sanctions imposed on Sudan. This came in a statement by Salmi after a US decision to extend its sanctions for three months despite Khartoum had ....

  • Palestinian Awqaf minister calls on UNESCO to include old mosques in protected sites list

    Palestinian Awqaf minister calls on UNESCO to include old mosques in protected sites list

    Date: 2017-07-13 10:28:12 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:6 - ID:6895680

    Palestinian Minister of Awqaf and Religious Affairs Sheikh Youssef Id'eis called on international institutions, especially the UNESCO, to include old mosques in the Palestinian territories in the list of protected areas, especially historic ones ....

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