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  • Algerian singer Rachid Taha dies at 59

    Date: 2018-09-12 22:54:20 GMT - France - Arab world - SN:29 - ID:7573993

    Algerian-born singer Rachid Taha died of a heart attack at home in Paris aged 59, his family said on Wednesday as quoted by France Inter Radio. Taha was born on Algeria's north-west coast in 1958 and moved with his family to Lyon aged 10. He ....

  • Washington: Saudi Arabia, UAE work to avoid civilian casualties in Yemen

    Date: 2018-09-12 22:49:57 GMT - USA - Arab world - SN:28 - ID:7573990

    US Defense Secretary James Mattis said that Saudi Arabia and the UAE are exerting strenuous efforts to avoid the risk of targeting civilians in Yemen. In a statement, Mattis said that Saudi Arabia and UAE “are making every effort to reduce the ....

  • Jordan, Italy ink military cooperation deal

    Date: 2018-09-12 21:41:32 GMT - Jordan - Arab world - SN:27 - ID:7573977

    The Jordan Armed Forces command on Wednesday signed a cooperation agreement with the Italian Armed Forces. The agreement was signed within the framework of bolstering bilateral cooperation for countering terrorism and sharing information at the ....

  • UAE president honors Egypt's ambassador

    Date: 2018-09-12 20:48:18 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:25 - ID:7573943

    UAE President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed al Nuhayyan has decorated Egypt's Ambassador in Abu Dhabi Wael Gaad in appreciation of his efforts during his tour of duty in the UAE which contributed to enhancing relations between the two countries in the ....

  • AL council reiterates commitment to maintaining Syria's unity, sovereignty

    Date: 2018-09-12 18:38:20 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:23 - ID:7573860

    The Arab League council stressed on Wednesday its commitment to maintaining Syria's unity and sovereignty. This came in a communique issued by the council during its 150th ordinary session held at the level of Arab foreign ministers. In its ....

  • Arab FMs support legitimacy in Yemen

    Date: 2018-09-12 12:50:59 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:13 - ID:7573328

    The Arab League Council at the foreign ministerial level on Wednesday confirmed continuing support for the constitutional legitimacy in Yemen under President Abdrabbu Mansour Hadi. At a meeting here, the Arab ministers asserted their support for ....

  • Israeli forces arrest 9 Palestinians in West Bank

    Date: 2018-09-12 12:43:26 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:12 - ID:7573310

    Israeli forces arrested on Wednesday nine Palestinians, including liberated prisoners, in different parts of the West Bank. Among the arrestees is liberated prisoner Mazen Mohamed Abu Khodeir, Wafa news agency reported. ....

  • Moscow satisfied Russia, US have working communications channel on Syria - Lavrov

    Date: 2018-09-12 09:18:59 GMT - Russia - Arab world - SN:1 - ID:7572848

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov commended Wednesday the bilateral channel for communications between Moscow and Washington on Syria, Sputnik news agency reported. "I am very satisfied that we have s very professional communications channel ....

  • US denies Russian report it dropped white phosphorus in eastern Syria

    Date: 2018-09-10 15:43:47 GMT - USA - Arab world - SN:6 - ID:7570944

    The Pentagon is denying Russian reports that the US dropped white phosphorus munitions on military targets in a civilian area of eastern Syria, Voice of America reported on Monday. The chemical is used to create large smokescreens, but is also ....

  • Qaeda leader killed in US drone attack in Yemen

    Date: 2018-09-09 18:22:28 GMT - Yemen - Arab world - SN:10 - ID:7569483

    An Al Qaeda leader was killed in a US drone attack on Yemen's Abyan earlier Sunday. Sky News channel carried the news without giving further details. ....

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