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  • UN envoy says peace in Yemen entails determination of parties to reach settlement

    UN envoy says peace in Yemen entails determination of parties to reach settlement

    Date: 2016-11-05 07:21:16 GMT - Yemen - Arab world - SN:2 - ID:5903405

    The United Nations’ special envoy for Yemen arrived in Sanaa to discuss his road map during his second visit to the capital in less than a week. Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed will meet with diplomats and other offiials to discuss ways to alleviate the ....

  • Sudan: US decision to renew sanctions 'routine' procedure

    Sudan: US decision to renew sanctions 'routine' procedure

    Date: 2016-11-02 07:42:43 GMT - Sudan - Arab world - SN:5 - ID:5884941

    The Sudanese Foreign Ministry described on Tuesday a decision taken by US President Barack Obama to renew sanctions against Sudan as an annually-renewed "routine" procedure. In a press statement, Spokesman for the Sudanese Foreign Ministry ....

  • Syria denies its forces used chemical weapons: state media

    Syria denies its forces used chemical weapons: state media

    Date: 2016-10-27 08:32:58 GMT - Syria - Arab world - SN:5 - ID:5847229

    Syria's government denied on Wednesday that its forces had used chemical weapons in the country's civil war, days after an international inquiry found it responsible for a third toxic gas attack during the conflict. The foreign ministry "denies ....

  • 8 Houthis killed in clashes with army forces in Yemen’s Taiz

    8 Houthis killed in clashes with army forces in Yemen’s Taiz

    Date: 2016-10-27 08:30:53 GMT - Yemen - Arab world - SN:4 - ID:5847217

    At least eight Houthis were killed and eleven others injured in clashes with Yemeni army forces and members of the Popular Resistance Committees (PRCs) on the frontlines of the southern city of Taiz, the media center of Taiz’s military council said ....

  • PM: ‘No change yet’ as police suggest limited access to Haram al Sharif

    PM: ‘No change yet’ as police suggest limited access to Haram al Sharif

    Date: 2016-10-26 07:37:40 GMT - Israel - Arab world - SN:2 - ID:5840181

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is expected to convene top security officials in the coming days to examine police recommendations as regards resuming visits of MKs to Harm al Sharif, the Prime Minister’s Office said as quoted by Radio ....

  • 473 Daesh killed, 22 captured in Mosul operation

    473 Daesh killed, 22 captured in Mosul operation

    Date: 2016-10-22 09:26:52 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:4 - ID:5815677

    As the operation to liberate Iraq's second largest city Mosul from Daesh enters its sixth day, at least 473 terrorists have been killed and 22 more were held captive, the Command of Iraq's Joint Operations said on Saturday. As many as 95 ....

  • 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 ....

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