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  • Al Assad reiterates readiness to implement ceasefire truce

    Al Assad reiterates readiness to implement ceasefire truce

    Date: 2016-02-24 12:48:30 GMT - Syria - Arab world - SN:9 - ID:4381785

    Syrian President Bashar al Assad reiterated his government's readiness to stop hostilities and abide by the US-Russia brokered truce that will come into effect on Saturday. Al Assad made these remarks during a phone call with his Russian ....

  • Israeli forces arrest 17 Palestinians in West Bank

    Israeli forces arrest 17 Palestinians in West Bank

    Date: 2016-02-24 10:22:09 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:7 - ID:4380177

    Israeli forces arrested 17 Palestinians in different parts of the West Bank on Wednesday, the Palestinian Prisoners Club said. Fourteen Palestinians were arrested in Hebron, Ramallah and Beira governorates, the club said in a statement. The ....

  • AL welcomes US-Russia ceasefire plan for Syria

    AL welcomes US-Russia ceasefire plan for Syria

    Date: 2016-02-23 15:23:10 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:11 - ID:4376225

    The Arab League (AL) welcomed on Tuesday the US-Russia truce plan agreed on to cease hostilities in Syria as of Saturday. Secretary-General of the Arab League Nabil el Araby described the ceasefire plan as a positive step toward a political ....

  • Kuwaiti PM receives Jordanian King’s Military Adviser

    Kuwaiti PM receives Jordanian King’s Military Adviser

    Date: 2016-02-23 13:17:51 GMT - Kuwait - Arab world - SN:8 - ID:4374769

    Kuwait's Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al- Sabah received here Tuesday visiting Jordanian King’s Military Adviser and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs-of-Staff Lt. General Mashal Al Zaben along with his accompanying delegation. ....

  • Israel targets fishermen, farmers in Gaza Strip

    Israel targets fishermen, farmers in Gaza Strip

    Date: 2016-02-23 12:19:03 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:7 - ID:4374057

    Israeli occupation forces on Tuesday opened fire heavily on a number of Palestinian farmers and fishermen in Gaza Strip. No injuries were reported. Meanwhile, Israeli forces stationed at the borderline in southern and central Gaza Strip randomly ....

  • Egypt lauds US-Russian decision to cease hostilities in Syria

    Egypt lauds US-Russian decision to cease hostilities in Syria

    Date: 2016-02-23 06:10:48 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:3 - ID:4370989

    Egypt on Monday welcomed an announcement made by the US and Russia about the cessation of hostilities in Syria that would come into effect at midnight on February 27. "This step is important and necessary to facilitate the entry of humanitarian ....

  • 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 ....

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