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  • Death toll from Syrian, Russian shelling climbs to 148

    Death toll from Syrian, Russian shelling climbs to 148

    Date: 2016-06-13 16:32:18 GMT - United Kingdom - Arab world - SN:13 - ID:5092489

    The death toll from the Syrian and Russian-backed shelling has reached 148 civilians, including 50 children and 15 women, since early June, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) said on Monday. According to SOHR Director Ramy Abdel ....

  • AL chief's visit to Ramallah cancelled

    AL chief's visit to Ramallah cancelled

    Date: 2016-06-13 14:08:06 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:6 - ID:5091405

    Arab League Secretary-General Nabil el Araby said Monday he cancelled a visit, was scheduled to kick off Tuesday, to Ramallah. The visit was cancelled due to scheduling difficulties on el Araby part, a statement said Monday. The AL chief was ....

  • Hariri: Beirut terror blast aims at destabilizing banking sector in Lebanon

    Hariri: Beirut terror blast aims at destabilizing banking sector in Lebanon

    Date: 2016-06-13 09:22:36 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:4 - ID:5088649

    Head of the Lebanese "Future" Bloc Saad el Hariri condemned the terror attack outside the headquarters of Lebanese Blom Bank in central Beirut on Sunday, noting that it aimed at destabilizing the country. In statements on Sunday night, Hariri ....

  • Syrian army foils Daesh attack in Rif Damascus

    Syrian army foils Daesh attack in Rif Damascus

    Date: 2016-06-12 11:15:21 GMT - Syria - Arab world - SN:10 - ID:5083361

    The Syrian army has foiled a Daesh attack on an army outpost in Rif Damascus. According to Syria's state news agency, a number of militants were killed and injured while seven of their vehicles were destroyed in the clashes. The other ....

  • Israel arrests 9 Palestinians in West Bank

    Israel arrests 9 Palestinians in West Bank

    Date: 2016-06-12 10:30:22 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:9 - ID:5082921

    Israeli forces arrested on Saturday evening nine Palestinians in several provinces in the West Bank. In a press release on Sunday, the Palestinian prisoners' club said the forces arrested three Palestinians in al Quds, four others in Hebron, one ....

  • UN envoy: Murder of 12 prisoners must be investigated

    UN envoy: Murder of 12 prisoners must be investigated

    Date: 2016-06-12 07:56:51 GMT - Libya - Arab world - SN:5 - ID:5082009

    UN envoy to Libya Martin Kobler said circumstances of the murder of 12 prisoners released by the Libyan authorities must be investigated promptly and with transparency. Kobler briefly tweeted the remarks as he expressed shock and dismay over the ....

  • 10 Syrians killed in unidentified shelling in Aleppo -- activists

    10 Syrians killed in unidentified shelling in Aleppo -- activists

    Date: 2016-06-12 07:56:04 GMT - Syria - Arab world - SN:4 - ID:5082005

    A total of 10 civilians from the same family were killed while 9 others injured when unidentified forces shelled Hodhod village in Aleppo, Sky News quoted Syrian activists as saying on Sunday. The shelling also reached Doabak village near Manbij ....

  • Erekat condemns Israeli president's visit to settlements

    Erekat condemns Israeli president's visit to settlements

    Date: 2016-06-07 11:59:37 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:10 - ID:5057593

    Secretary of the PLO's Executive Committee Saeb Erekat on Tuesday denounced Israeli President Reuven Rivlin's visit yesterday to east Ramallah settlements council, saying that it reflects Israel's biased polices and insistence on "apartheid". The ....

  • Doctors Without Borders hospitals in Taiz receive 122 war wounded in one day

    Doctors Without Borders hospitals in Taiz receive 122 war wounded in one day

    Date: 2016-06-07 11:16:19 GMT - Yemen - Arab world - SN:8 - ID:5056985

    On Friday, June 3, following intense fighting in Taiz, Yemen, hospitals that Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) supports in the city received 122 wounded patients, the vast majority of them civilians. Twelve other people sent to ....

  • Jordan: Suspect involved in attack on GID's Baqa'a office arrested

    Jordan: Suspect involved in attack on GID's Baqa'a office arrested

    Date: 2016-06-07 06:26:54 GMT - Jordan - Arab world - SN:2 - ID:5055189

    The General Intelligence Department (GID) late Monday arrested the main suspect involved in the terrorist attack on its office in Baqa'a, north of Amman, Petra News Agency quoted the State Minister for Media Affairs and Government Spokesman, ....

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