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  • 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 ....

  • 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 ....

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