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  • Voting in Darfur administrative referendum starts

    Voting in Darfur administrative referendum starts

    Date: 2016-04-11 07:55:36 GMT - Sudan - Arab world - SN:5 - ID:4695417

    Voting in Darfur region started Monday to end a controversy over the administrative status of the region which has been engulfed in a civil war since 2003. As many as 3.3 million voters are registered to vote on the referendum after the Sudanese ....

  • Families of Gaza prisoner visit their relatives in Nafha jail

    Families of Gaza prisoner visit their relatives in Nafha jail

    Date: 2016-04-11 07:50:34 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:3 - ID:4695357

    Israeli forces allowed Monday scores of the families of the Gaza prisoners to visit their relatives in the Israeli prison of Nafha. As many as 66 of the families of the prisoners including 16 children headed for the Gaza Strip via Erez crossing ....

  • Yemen ceasefire deal comes into effect ahead of round of talks in Kuwait

    Yemen ceasefire deal comes into effect ahead of round of talks in Kuwait

    Date: 2016-04-11 07:18:03 GMT - Yemen - Arab world - SN:2 - ID:4695133

    A ceasefire deal between the Yemeni government troops and Houthi militias has come into effect ahead of a third round of consultations that will be held in Kuwait following UN Security Resolution 2216 to achieve peace in Yemen. There are ....

  • Palestinian FM denies distributing draft on settlements at Security Council

    Palestinian FM denies distributing draft on settlements at Security Council

    Date: 2016-04-10 11:37:47 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:8 - ID:4689765

    Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyadh Malaki denied on Sunday media reports that the Palestinian Authority distributed a draft resolution on Israeli settlements among UN Security Council members. The Palestinian mission in New York only handed a ....

  • Peshmerga forces stand against Daesh gunmen in western Kirkuk

    Peshmerga forces stand against Daesh gunmen in western Kirkuk

    Date: 2016-04-10 07:46:09 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:3 - ID:4687965

    Kurdish Peshmerga forces repelled an armed attack of Daesh militants Saturday in western Kirkuk in northern Iraq, a military source said. One of the Peshmerga forces was killed in the attack. A group of Daesh gunmen tried to attack a Peshmerga ....

  • 18 civilians killed in Al Nusra front attack in Syria’s Aleppo

    18 civilians killed in Al Nusra front attack in Syria’s Aleppo

    Date: 2016-04-09 12:20:15 GMT - Russia - Arab world - SN:11 - ID:4683969

    The al Nusra Front terrorist group, banned in Russia, continues fighting in Syria’s Aleppo, with 18 civilian deaths having been registered in the city by the Russian center for Syrian reconciliation at the Hmeimim airbase, Sputnik quoted the Russian ....

  • Yemeni govt accuses Houthis of violating agreement on keeping central bank away from dispute

    Yemeni govt accuses Houthis of violating agreement on keeping central bank away from dispute

    Date: 2016-04-09 11:21:19 GMT - Yemen - Arab world - SN:10 - ID:4683441

    Yemeni Prime Minister Ahmed Obeid bin Daghr accused the Houthi militias of violating the agreement with the government to keep the central bank away from the current dispute. This came during Daghr’s meeting with members of the economic committee ....

  • Hamas bans anti-division rally in Gaza

    Hamas bans anti-division rally in Gaza

    Date: 2016-04-09 11:19:54 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:9 - ID:4683425

    Hamas movement security apparatus has banned an anti-division conference which calls for a national Palestinian unity in Gaza. The conference was organized at Al Quds Hospital hall in Gaza when elements of Hamas movement asked the organizers to ....

  • Saudi king receives speaker of US House of Representatives

    Saudi king receives speaker of US House of Representatives

    Date: 2016-04-06 13:36:14 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Arab world - SN:10 - ID:4666029

    Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz al Saud received at AlYamamah Palace here Wednesday the Speaker of US House of Representatives Paul Ryan. Ryan was accompanied by a number of the House's members including chairman of the Armed Services Committee, ....

  • Jewish settlers storm anew into Aqsa

    Jewish settlers storm anew into Aqsa

    Date: 2016-04-06 09:46:44 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:6 - ID:4663385

    A group of Jewish settlers on Wednesday stormed anew into Aqsa Mosque from Bab al Magharbeh amid tight Israeli security. Aqsa sources said the settlers carried out provocative tours in Aqsa, noting that they insist on on wearing religious ....

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