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  • UN: 7.6 million Yemenis are 'one step' from famine

    UN: 7.6 million Yemenis are 'one step' from famine

    Date: 2016-05-18 07:25:19 GMT - United Nations - Arab world - SN:3 - ID:4929961

    Director of UN humanitarian operations John Ging warned that 7.6 million people in conflict-torn Yemen face severe food shortages and are "one step" from famine, the BBC reported Wednesday. Ging told a news conference that there has been "a ....

  • US-led coalition launches 12 airstrikes against Daesh in Syria, Iraq

    US-led coalition launches 12 airstrikes against Daesh in Syria, Iraq

    Date: 2016-05-17 17:00:16 GMT - USA - Arab world - SN:11 - ID:4928221

    The US-led coalition has carried out 12 airstrikes against Daesh terrorists' targets in Syria and Iraq on Tuesday. Attack and remotely piloted aircraft conducted two strikes in Syria, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials ....

  • Iraqi PM blames Daesh terrorists for escalation of violence in Iraq

    Iraqi PM blames Daesh terrorists for escalation of violence in Iraq

    Date: 2016-05-17 16:04:11 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:10 - ID:4927733

    Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al Abadi said on Tuesday that the terrorist Daesh group stepped up violence against innocent people in Iraq after it lost several battles against the Iraqi army and police. A military operation was launched on Monday ....

  • Hamas says summit postponement another proof of failure

    Hamas says summit postponement another proof of failure

    Date: 2016-05-17 13:06:43 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:7 - ID:4926089

    Palestinian movement Hamas said France’s announcement to postpone an international summit on Middle East peace was another proof of the failure of the settlement option. In a press release, Hamas spokesman Samy Abu Zahry called on the Fatah ....

  • Arab League calls for coordinating policies to face repercussions of oil crisis

    Arab League calls for coordinating policies to face repercussions of oil crisis

    Date: 2016-05-17 13:04:39 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:6 - ID:4926073

    The Arab League asserted the necessity of taking a unified Arab stance vis-a-vis the oil crisis and facing the repercussions of the setback in oil prices through coordinating Arab policies at the regional and international levels. This came in ....

  • Iraqi, int'l coalition warplanes carry out 79 sorties against Daesh

    Iraqi, int'l coalition warplanes carry out 79 sorties against Daesh

    Date: 2016-05-16 09:46:50 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:8 - ID:4917249

    Iraqi jets along with international coalition jets launched 79 sorties against terrorist Daesh sites over the past 24 hours. The airstrikes included 44 sorties by Iraqi warplanes and 27 by the international coalition jets. ....

  • German chancellor invites Libyan PM to visit Berlin

    German chancellor invites Libyan PM to visit Berlin

    Date: 2016-05-16 08:45:18 GMT - Libya - Arab world - SN:7 - ID:4916833

    During a phone call Monday, German Chancellor Angela Merkel invited Libyan Prime Minister Fayez al Sarraj to visit Berlin within the coming days. In a statement by the presidential council's media office Monday, Merkel lauded the efforts of the ....

  • Saudi king receives US secretary of state

    Saudi king receives US secretary of state

    Date: 2016-05-15 11:19:48 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Arab world - SN:9 - ID:4911269

    Saudi King Salman bin Abdel Aziz Al Saud received on Sunday US Secretary of State John Kerry and his accompanying delegation. Talks covered cooperation spheres, the latest developments in the region and efforts exerted to contain regional ....

  • 7 killed, 24 wounded in attack by Daesh in Baghdad

    7 killed, 24 wounded in attack by Daesh in Baghdad

    Date: 2016-05-15 10:07:29 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:8 - ID:4910489

    Seven people were killed and 24 others wounded in an attack by Daesh militants on a factory in northern Baghdad on Sunday, an Iraqi security source said. The terrorist attack set three gas tanks on fire, leaving seven dead and 24 others wounded, ....

  • South Misrata declared military zone

    South Misrata declared military zone

    Date: 2016-05-15 07:58:40 GMT - Libya - Arab world - SN:6 - ID:4909433

    Security forces declared southern Misrata as a military area, imposing a curfew and preventing civilians and journalists from presiding in the area as of 8:00 p.m. "As part of preparations for a decisive battle against Daesh militants, the Libyan ....

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