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  • Putin, Erdogan discuss Mosul offensive, Syrian crisis

    Putin, Erdogan discuss Mosul offensive, Syrian crisis

    Date: 2016-10-19 07:37:43 GMT - Russia - Arab world - SN:2 - ID:5796625

    Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan discussed liberation of Iraqi Mosul, Syrian crisis and bilateral ties over the phone on Tuesday, the Kremlin said in a press release. According to Sputnik International, ....

  • UN envoy: 3-day ceasefire in yemen starts Thursday mid-night

    UN envoy: 3-day ceasefire in yemen starts Thursday mid-night

    Date: 2016-10-18 07:37:47 GMT - Yemen - Arab world - SN:1 - ID:5789873

    Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed, the Special Envoy of the UN Secretary-General for Yemen, said Monday a three-day ceasefire in the country will be effective as of Thursday mid-night. According to Sky News Arabia, the envoy said the ceasefire meant that ....

  • Moroccan King appoints Abdelilah Benkirane head of gov’t

    Moroccan King appoints Abdelilah Benkirane head of gov’t

    Date: 2016-10-11 07:55:54 GMT - Morocco - Arab world - SN:3 - ID:5746997

    Moroccan King Mohammed VI received, on Monday at the Royal Palace in Casablanca, Secretary General of the Justice and Development Party (PJD) Abdelilah Benkirane, Maghreb Arab Press reported on Monday. The king appointed Benkirane as head of ....

  • Bashir extends ceasefire in 3 Sudanese regions

    Bashir extends ceasefire in 3 Sudanese regions

    Date: 2016-10-11 07:48:10 GMT - Sudan - Arab world - SN:2 - ID:5746933

    Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir on Monday extended a unilateral ceasefire in Darfur, Blue Nile and South Kordofan regions, where fighting between armed rebels and government troops has left scores of casualties. Bashir announced the ceasefire ....

  • US Navy destroyer comes under missile attack off Yemen coast – Pentagon

    US Navy destroyer comes under missile attack off Yemen coast – Pentagon

    Date: 2016-10-10 08:58:08 GMT - USA - Arab world - SN:2 - ID:5741085

    Two missiles fired from the Yemeni shore targeted a US Navy guided missile destroyer, a Pentagon spokesman has said. The rockets, which failed to hit the ship, allegedly came from territory controlled by Houthi rebels. "USS Mason detected two ....

  • 41 Free Syrian Army soldiers killed, injured in Syria-Turkey border clashes

    41 Free Syrian Army soldiers killed, injured in Syria-Turkey border clashes

    Date: 2016-10-07 09:14:42 GMT - Turkey - Arab world - SN:5 - ID:5725249

    Turkish army said on Friday that at least nine Free Syrian Army soldiers were killed and 32 others injured during clashes with Daesh militants on Turkish borders. The Turkish-backed soldiers were killed in an operation to expel Daesh militants ....

  • Arab warplanes shell Houthi posts in Sanaa

    Arab warplanes shell Houthi posts in Sanaa

    Date: 2016-10-07 09:06:05 GMT - Yemen - Arab world - SN:2 - ID:5725177

    Arab coalition warplanes shelled posts of militias of Houthis and ousted president Ali Abdallah Saleh in Sanaa. Eyewitnesses said the warplanes destroyed on Thursday Sanaa security directorate building. The war jets also targeted al-Dulaimi ....

  • Efforts still going on to free kidnapped Tunisian journalists in Libya - FM

    Efforts still going on to free kidnapped Tunisian journalists in Libya - FM

    Date: 2016-10-05 08:55:25 GMT - Tunisia - Arab world - SN:3 - ID:5714177

    Tunisian Foreign Minister Khemaies Jhinaoui asserted that efforts are still going on to free Tunisian journalists Sufian Al Shawarbi and Nadeer Al Qatari who were kidnapped two years ago. In statements, the top diplomat said the government will ....

  • Attack on Yemen-bound civilian ship clear violation of int'l charters - UAE

    Attack on Yemen-bound civilian ship clear violation of int'l charters - UAE

    Date: 2016-10-05 08:34:39 GMT - United Arab Emirates - Arab world - SN:2 - ID:5714001

    The UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation has stressed that the civilian ship which was targeted by the Houthi and Saleh militias off the coast of Mocha, Yemen, was carrying assistance, wounded Yemenis and passengers, WAM ....

  • Khartoum: Libya pledged to resolve problem of 1,200 stranded Sudanese at Tobruk

    Khartoum: Libya pledged to resolve problem of 1,200 stranded Sudanese at Tobruk

    Date: 2016-10-03 08:50:35 GMT - Sudan - Arab world - SN:4 - ID:5700965

    The Sudanese Foreign Ministry on Monday said it has received assurances from the Libyan government to resolve the problem of as many as 1,200 Sudanese who are stranded at Massaed crossing in Libya's Tobruk. Sudan's "Al-Rai Al-Am" newspaper quoted ....

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