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  • 2 elements of Iraq's popular mobilization killed, injured in Diyala attack

    2 elements of Iraq's popular mobilization killed, injured in Diyala attack

    Date: 2017-05-13 09:57:54 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:3 - ID:6809001

    A fighter of Iraq's Popular Mobilization Forces was killed and another injured in an explosion that targeted a checkpoint in Diyala governorate. An explosive device has been placed near a checkpoint northwestern Diyala's Baqubah district, a local ....

  • 31 Houthi militias killed, injured in raids in Taiz

    31 Houthi militias killed, injured in raids in Taiz

    Date: 2017-05-12 10:36:06 GMT - Yemen - Arab world - SN:2 - ID:6807965

    Twelve elements of Houthi and Saleh militias were killed and 19 others injured in raids of the Arab coalition in western Taiz within the past few hours, Yemeni security sources said on Friday. The coalition launched seven raids in Taiz, the ....

  • Kobler meets with AU special envoy to Libya

    Kobler meets with AU special envoy to Libya

    Date: 2017-05-08 09:28:27 GMT - Libya - Arab world - SN:7 - ID:6801729

    UN Special envoy to Libya Martin Kobler met on Monday with African Union Special Envoy to Libya Jakaya Kikwete. In a tweet, Kobler termed the meeting as "excellent". The heads of AU member states announced in January 2016 relaunching Libya ....

  • Russia presents draft resolution on de-escalation zones in Syria to UNSC

    Russia presents draft resolution on de-escalation zones in Syria to UNSC

    Date: 2017-05-08 07:56:16 GMT - United Nations - Arab world - SN:5 - ID:6801569

    Russia presented a draft resolution in support of the memorandum on de-escalation zones in Syria signed at the international meeting in Astana on May 4 to the UN Security Council, Russia’s permanent mission to the UN told TASS. "We confirm the ....

  • Lavrov: decisions on Syria de-escalation zones related to US initiatives

    Lavrov: decisions on Syria de-escalation zones related to US initiatives

    Date: 2017-05-06 08:43:39 GMT - Russia - Arab world - SN:3 - ID:6798862

    Decisions on the de-escalation zones in Syria adopted at the talks in Astana are related to Washington’s initiatives on putting an end to violence in Syria put forward at the beginning of this year, TASS news agency quoted Russian Foreign Minister ....

  • 14 Daesh militants killed in clashes with SDF in Raqqa

    14 Daesh militants killed in clashes with SDF in Raqqa

    Date: 2017-05-06 07:16:00 GMT - Syria - Arab world - SN:1 - ID:6798775

    At least 14 Daesh militants have been killed in clashes with the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in the northern Syrian city of Raqqa. The SDF said Saturday they countered attacks by the militants in al Tabaqa al Jadida neighborhood and Sahl al ....

  • UN chief 'encouraged' by Syrian safe zone deal

    UN chief 'encouraged' by Syrian safe zone deal

    Date: 2017-05-05 10:31:55 GMT - United Nations - Arab world - SN:6 - ID:6797843

    United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is encouraged by an agreement signed on May 4 between Turkey, Russia, and Iran to set up safe zones in Syria and de-escalate fighting, Radio Free Europe quoted Guterres's spokesman as saying. "It ....

  • UN envoy commends plan to set up de-escalation zones in Syria as ‘promising positive step’

    UN envoy commends plan to set up de-escalation zones in Syria as ‘promising positive step’

    Date: 2017-05-05 10:29:56 GMT - Kazakhstan - Arab world - SN:4 - ID:6797841

    United Nations envoy to Syria Staffan de Mistura praised the agreement signed to set up de-escalation zones in the war-torn country saying its success could bolster the path towards peace talks, the UN News Center reported. “I think we have been ....

  • Jubeir hails Trump's planned visit to Saudi Arabia as historic

    Jubeir hails Trump's planned visit to Saudi Arabia as historic

    Date: 2017-05-05 10:28:54 GMT - USA - Arab world - SN:3 - ID:6797840

    Visiting Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al Jubeir hailed as historic a planned visit by US President Donald Trump to Saudi Arabia. “The President’s historic first foreign trip will be to a Muslim country. Thank you Mohammed bin Salman and welcome ....

  • Iraqi police kill 23 Daesh elements in Mosul

    Iraqi police kill 23 Daesh elements in Mosul

    Date: 2017-05-05 10:27:35 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:2 - ID:6797838

    The Iraqi police killed 23 Daesh terrorists and restored control over three villages in northwestern Mosul on Friday. Meanwhile, police killed a Daesh leader and seven of his companions in Zangili neighborhood, according to media reports. ....

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