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  • Syria's Assad calls for parliamentary elections in April

    Syria's Assad calls for parliamentary elections in April

    Date: 2016-02-23 06:09:31 GMT - Syria - Arab world - SN:2 - ID:4370973

    Syrian President Bashar al-Assad issued on Monday a decree setting April 13 as a date for electing members of the People’s Assembly for the second legislative term. The decision came hours following the US and Russia's agreement on a temporary ....

  • Israeli forces storm WB, arrest Palestinians

    Israeli forces storm WB, arrest Palestinians

    Date: 2016-02-22 11:46:07 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:10 - ID:4366097

    Israeli forces arrested many Palestinians on Monday in several raids in occupied West Bank cities. A 19-year-old Palestinian was arrested after occupation forces stormed his home in the southern city of Bethlehem. After arresting five ....

  • Families of Gaza prisoners visit relatives in Ramon prison

    Families of Gaza prisoners visit relatives in Ramon prison

    Date: 2016-02-22 10:38:57 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:9 - ID:4365361

    Israeli authorities allowed on Monday scores of families of Gaza prisoners to visit their relatives in Ramon prison. Eighty six members of the families, including 25 children, headed for Erez crossing to visit 43 prisoners, Spokesperson of ....

  • Aden int'l airport closed for security reasons

    Aden int'l airport closed for security reasons

    Date: 2016-02-22 07:20:51 GMT - Yemen - Arab world - SN:2 - ID:4363642

    An official source at Aden international airport said Monday that all flights will be suspended as of today after an official decision to close the airport for security reasons until further notice. The decision was issued by the Arab alliance ....

  • Young Palestinian teen detained near Hebron after alleged attempted attack

    Young Palestinian teen detained near Hebron after alleged attempted attack

    Date: 2016-02-21 11:37:53 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:10 - ID:4358781

    Israeli forces detained on Sunday a 14-year-old young Palestinian teenager near Hebron, the occupied West Bank after he allegedly tried to carry out a stabbing attack, said the Israeli occupation forces. Israeli forces “thwarted a stabbing ....

  • 46 killed after two bombings in Homs in Syria

    46 killed after two bombings in Homs in Syria

    Date: 2016-02-21 10:49:10 GMT - Syria - Arab world - SN:9 - ID:4358305

    The death toll from two bomb blasts in the Syrian city of Homs today has reached 46, including at least 28 civilians, the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. The Observatory said the attacks, which hit the city's central Zahra ....

  • Arab coalition jets shell Houthis, pro-Saleh positions in Sanaa

    Arab coalition jets shell Houthis, pro-Saleh positions in Sanaa

    Date: 2016-02-21 08:13:42 GMT - Yemen - Arab world - SN:3 - ID:4356813

    Arab coalition warplanes continued to shell positions affiliated to Houthis and pro-former president Ali Abdullah Saleh militias in Sanaa governorate, eyewitnesses said on Sunday. The jets targeted two strategic positions affiliated to the ....

  • 69 Daesh elements killed in Anbar, Baghdad

    69 Daesh elements killed in Anbar, Baghdad

    Date: 2016-02-20 11:19:41 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:9 - ID:4352129

    The Iraqi Defense Ministry announced on Saturday that 69 Daesh terrorists were killed and booby-trapped houses along with weapons and explosives were found in Anbar and Baghdad. This comes as part of operations conducted by the army forces. The ....

  • AL: Mauritania to preside over upcoming Arab summit after Morocco's decision not to host meeting

    AL: Mauritania to preside over upcoming Arab summit after Morocco's decision not to host meeting

    Date: 2016-02-20 07:45:28 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:6 - ID:4350297

    Deputy Secretary General of the Arab League Ahmed bin Heli said Mauritania will chair the upcoming Arab summit after Morocco decided not to host the get-together planned to be held in April. In statements of Friday, bin Heli added that according ....

  • Lebanon PM: Halt of Saudi aid package to army 'sovereign decision'

    Lebanon PM: Halt of Saudi aid package to army 'sovereign decision'

    Date: 2016-02-20 07:38:49 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:4 - ID:4350253

    Lebanese Prime Minister Tammam Salam said on Friday that a Saudi decision to halt deals worth billions of dollars to aid Lebanese security forces is a sovereign interest. In a statement to comment on the Saudi decision, Salam deeply regretted ....

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