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  • Tunisian president, IMF chief meet in New York

    Tunisian president, IMF chief meet in New York

    Date: 2016-09-22 08:33:18 GMT - Tunisia - Arab world - SN:5 - ID:5638625

    Tunisan President Beji Caid Essebsi met in New York on Wednesday night with IMF Chief Christine Lagarde on the sidelines of American-African Economic Forum. Lagarde said the IMF supports Tunisia as it proceeds with its reform and opens new vistas ....

  • NATO won’t speculate on who struck aid convoy in Syria – Stoltenberg to RT

    NATO won’t speculate on who struck aid convoy in Syria – Stoltenberg to RT

    Date: 2016-09-22 08:31:57 GMT - United Nations - Arab world - SN:4 - ID:5638617

    NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg refused to “speculate” on who bears responsibility for the attack on the UN-Red Crescent aid convoy near Aleppo. “The attack on the humanitarian convoy is morally totally unacceptable and it’s a blatant ....

  • UN says it is ready to resume aid convoys in Syria

    UN says it is ready to resume aid convoys in Syria

    Date: 2016-09-22 08:19:53 GMT - Syria - Arab world - SN:3 - ID:5638521

    The UN has said it is ready to resume aid convoys in Syria after halting operations in response to a deadly attack on an aid mission on Monday. Trucks will start rolling to some areas but "carefully and cautiously", the UN envoy to Syria Staffan ....

  • UK, Russian FMs discuss aid convoy attack in Syria

    UK, Russian FMs discuss aid convoy attack in Syria

    Date: 2016-09-21 10:08:10 GMT - United Kingdom - Arab world - SN:3 - ID:5633001

    UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has met his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov for the first time to discuss the "unacceptable" attack on an aid convoy in Syria, hours after a ceasefire ended, Belfast Telegraph reported. The Foreign Secretary ....

  • False alarm temporarily isolates Saudi Airlines jet at Manila airport

    False alarm temporarily isolates Saudi Airlines jet at Manila airport

    Date: 2016-09-20 10:41:08 GMT - Philippines - Arab world - SN:1 - ID:5626289

    Saudi Airlines has confirmed one of its jets in Manila was temporarily grounded after a false alarm of a hijacking attempt, Al Arabiya news channel reported. The plane, currently being isolated at Ninoy Aquino International Airport, was earlier ....

  • Moscow welcomes Syrian government consent to endorse Russian-US ceasefire agreement

    Moscow welcomes Syrian government consent to endorse Russian-US ceasefire agreement

    Date: 2016-09-13 06:04:12 GMT - Russia - Arab world - SN:3 - ID:5591425

    Moscow welcomes the public confirmation by the Syrian government of its agreement with the Russian-US accords and readiness to implement them," the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Monday. Also, The Russian Foreign Ministry said it ....

  • Libyan command forces seize key oil ports

    Libyan command forces seize key oil ports

    Date: 2016-09-13 06:01:38 GMT - Libya - Arab world - SN:2 - ID:5591421

    Forces loyal to east Libyan commander Khalifa Haftar on Sunday seized at least two key oil ports from a rival force loyal to the UN-backed government. Ahmed al Mismari, a spokesman for Haftar's self-styled Libyan National Army (LNA), said its ....

  • Arab coalition jets pound sites of Houthi militias

    Arab coalition jets pound sites of Houthi militias

    Date: 2016-09-10 10:06:16 GMT - Yemen - Arab world - SN:4 - ID:5579001

    Arab coalition jets pounded on Saturday sties of Houthi militias and destroyed a tank in Yemen's northwestern province of Hajjah. The jets also targeted a warehouse affiliated to the militias in Midi district, located on the Red Sea coast in ....

  • 5 killed, 23 injured in twin attacks in eastern Baghdad, says Interior Ministry

    5 killed, 23 injured in twin attacks in eastern Baghdad, says Interior Ministry

    Date: 2016-09-10 08:40:27 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:3 - ID:5579053

    At least five people were killed and 23 others injured on Friday in twin attacks outside "Nakheel" mall in eastern Baghdad, the Iraqi Interior Ministry said. The first explosion took place when a suicide bomber wearing an explosive belt blew ....

  • Yemen UN envoy says militias stalling to gain int'l recognition

    Yemen UN envoy says militias stalling to gain int'l recognition

    Date: 2016-09-10 08:03:49 GMT - United Nations - Arab world - SN:1 - ID:5578865

    Yemen's envoy to the UN Khaled al Yamani has accused a delegation of the militias of acting to gain more time in the hope of having international recognition. Negotiations alone can solve the Yemeni crisis, Yamani told Al Arabiya Al Hadath TV ....

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