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  • Truck bomb kills 60, wounds at least 70 south of Baghdad

    Truck bomb kills 60, wounds at least 70 south of Baghdad

    Date: 2016-03-06 17:38:26 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:12 - ID:4456077

    At least 60 people were killed and over 70 others were injured when an explosive-laden fuel tanker was detonated at a police checkpoint on the way into the city of Hilla, south of Baghdad, Euro News quoted Iraqi medical and security officials as ....

  • Abbas meets OIC chief

    Abbas meets OIC chief

    Date: 2016-03-06 13:32:04 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:10 - ID:4454313

    Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas met on Sunday with Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Iyad Madani in the Indonesian capital. Talks tackled the latest developments in the Middle East and the Palestinian issue, ....

  • 2 Daesh members killed in Libya while attempting to enter Ajdabiya

    2 Daesh members killed in Libya while attempting to enter Ajdabiya

    Date: 2016-03-06 10:43:17 GMT - Libya - Arab world - SN:8 - ID:4452569

    Two Daesh members were killed in Libya while attempting to enter Ajdabiya city. A group of Daesh gunmen were trying to sneak into southern the city, a military source said Sunday. The members are of African nationalities. ....

  • Funeral of Sudanese politician, Hassan al Turabi, held in Khartoum

    Funeral of Sudanese politician, Hassan al Turabi, held in Khartoum

    Date: 2016-03-06 09:23:21 GMT - Sudan - Arab world - SN:4 - ID:4451865

    Sudanese people flocked on Sunday morning to attend the funeral of Hassan al Turabi, the leader of the National Congress Party, who died on Saturday at the age of 84. Sudanese presidency mourned Turabi who suffered a heart attack on Saturday and ....

  • Arab coalition warplanes shell Houthi position in northern Sanaa

    Arab coalition warplanes shell Houthi position in northern Sanaa

    Date: 2016-03-06 08:08:21 GMT - Yemen - Arab world - SN:1 - ID:4451241

    Arab coalition warplanes on Sunday resumed shelling of Houthi and former Yemeni president militias in northern Sanaa. The coalition warplanes also carried out reconnaissance sorties over the directorates where fierce clashes have been going on ....

  • Sudanese veteran politician, Hassan al Turabi, died aged 84

    Sudanese veteran politician, Hassan al Turabi, died aged 84

    Date: 2016-03-05 17:37:38 GMT - Sudan - Arab world - SN:13 - ID:4449749

    Hassan al Turabi the leader of the National Congress Party, died here on Saturday at age of 84. Earlier in the day, Turabi suffered a heart attack and was moved to hospital in the Sudanese capital. Turabi was a religious and Islamist political ....

  • Abdah elected president of Syrian main opposition coalition

    Abdah elected president of Syrian main opposition coalition

    Date: 2016-03-05 16:18:23 GMT - Turkey - Arab world - SN:11 - ID:4449333

    The National Coalition Of Syrian Revolution and Opposition Forces on Saturday elected Anas Al Abdah as new president of the coalition to succeed Khaled Khoja. "The ‪Syria‬n national coalition's General Assembly reaches a consensus of the new ....

  • US backs Syrian unity - US Department of State

    US backs Syrian unity - US Department of State

    Date: 2016-03-05 08:26:02 GMT - USA - Arab world - SN:6 - ID:4446001

    The United States supports Syrian unity and seeks a political settlement to the Syrian crisis, paving the way for forming a national government through elections in 18 months' time, US Department of State spokesperson John Kirby said in ....

  • SOHR: Syrian Opposition forces seize Al Tanf border crossing

    SOHR: Syrian Opposition forces seize Al Tanf border crossing

    Date: 2016-03-05 08:20:06 GMT - Syria - Arab world - SN:3 - ID:4445977

    Syrian opposition armed factions seized late Friday al Tanf border crossing with Iraq in southeastern Homs, according to a statement of the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR). The armed men have entered Syria from Jordan where they were ....

  • Kerry meets UN envoy for Libya, repeats support for unity government

    Kerry meets UN envoy for Libya, repeats support for unity government

    Date: 2016-03-04 07:38:12 GMT - USA - Arab world - SN:3 - ID:4440701

    US Secretary General John Kerry met on Thursday evening with Martin Kobler, the UN secretary-general's special representative for Libya, to discuss efforts to support a unified Libyan government. Kerry said Washington would continue to support ....

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