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  • UNICEF: 100,000 children trapped in Aleppo face outbreaks of waterborne diseases

    UNICEF: 100,000 children trapped in Aleppo face outbreaks of waterborne diseases

    Date: 2016-08-20 08:18:26 GMT - Switzerland - Arab world - SN:5 - ID:5457297

    UNICEF on Friday warned that ongoing fighting in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo has meant that some two million people are without access to safe drinking water and that 100,000 children are facing outbreaks of waterborne diseases. "Access to ....

  • Iraqi warplanes drop leaflets over al Qayyarah ahead of crackdown

    Iraqi warplanes drop leaflets over al Qayyarah ahead of crackdown

    Date: 2016-08-20 08:12:04 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:2 - ID:5457229

    Iraqi warplanes have dropped thousands of leaflets over Mosul's al Qayyarah, asking residents to leave the city immediately as an anti-Deash military operation is underway. Residents were urged to head for al Tinah village and residential ....

  • UN envoy to Libya concerned over situation in Derna

    UN envoy to Libya concerned over situation in Derna

    Date: 2016-08-20 08:09:35 GMT - Libya - Arab world - SN:1 - ID:5457205

    UN envoy to Libya Martin Kobler has voiced concern over deteriorating living conditions in Libya's Derna city. In his Twitter account, Kobler expressed concern over the very difficult living conditions in Derna, stressing the importance of ....

  • Harrowing Accounts Of Torture, Inhuman Conditions And Mass Deaths In Syria’s Prisons

    Harrowing Accounts Of Torture, Inhuman Conditions And Mass Deaths In Syria’s Prisons

    Date: 2016-08-18 08:21:59 GMT - United Kingdom - Arab world - SN:1 - ID:5446905

    Amnesty International issued a report on the horrifying experiences of detainees subjected to rampant torture and other ill-treatment in Syrian prisons. Amnesty International estimates that more than 17,723 people have died in custody in Syria ....

  • 22 Houthis killed in northern Yemen

    22 Houthis killed in northern Yemen

    Date: 2016-08-11 08:37:43 GMT - Yemen - Arab world - SN:2 - ID:5409121

    At least 12 Houthis and pro-Saleh militants were killed when Arab coalition jets shelled a building where the Houthi elements were hiding in Harad district in Hajjah governorate in northwestern Yemen, a military media center said on Thursday. The ....

  • Arab coalition warplanes continue shelling Houthi posts

    Arab coalition warplanes continue shelling Houthi posts

    Date: 2016-08-11 08:31:35 GMT - Yemen - Arab world - SN:1 - ID:5409037

    Arab coalition warjets renewed for the third straight day the shelling of posts of militias of Houthis and ex-president Ali Abdullah Saleh in Sanaa, eyewitnesses said on Thursday. The raids targeted a presidential guards camp, Dulaimi military ....

  • Israel demolishes several residential, commercial facilities in Jerusalem

    Israel demolishes several residential, commercial facilities in Jerusalem

    Date: 2016-07-26 10:17:55 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:9 - ID:5323845

    Israeli forces demolished a number of houses and commercial facilities in occupied Jerusalem and its vicinity under the pretext that these buildings were not licensed. Palestinian sources said on Tuesday Israeli bulldozers razed out 11 houses in ....

  • Nouakchott Declaration welcomes Egyptian pro-peace efforts

    Nouakchott Declaration welcomes Egyptian pro-peace efforts

    Date: 2016-07-26 07:02:10 GMT - Mauritania - Arab world - SN:4 - ID:5322525

    Arab heads of state and government welcomed Egyptian pro-peace efforts and President Abdel Fattah El Sisi’s call for resuming Palestinian-Israeli peace negotiations. At the end of the 27th Arab Summit, the leaders, in a statement titled "the ....

  • Rebels 'filmed beheading boy' in Aleppo

    Rebels 'filmed beheading boy' in Aleppo

    Date: 2016-07-20 07:58:03 GMT - Syria - Arab world - SN:1 - ID:5290801

    Videos have emerged online that appear to show Syrian rebels taunting and then beheading a boy they say is a captured Palestinian pro-government fighter, the BBC reported. One video shows five men posing with the frightened child, who could be as ....

  • Abul Gheit meets Macedonia's nominee for UN chief

    Abul Gheit meets Macedonia's nominee for UN chief

    Date: 2016-07-14 06:28:01 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:2 - ID:5255493

    Arab League Secretary-General Ahmed Abul Gheit met on Wednesday with Macedonia's nominee for the position of the next UN secretary general Srgjan Kerim. The work program, planned to be implemented by Kerim when he wins the post, was reviewed ....

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