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  • 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 ....

  • Saudi-led coalition jets shell Houthi sites in Sanaa

    Saudi-led coalition jets shell Houthi sites in Sanaa

    Date: 2016-02-20 07:29:22 GMT - Yemen - Arab world - SN:3 - ID:4350225

    Saudi-led coalition warplanes bombed early Saturday targets of Houthi and Saleh militias in Sanaa. The warplanes targeted Jabal Al Nahdain Camp and al-Sabeen neighborhood near the presidential palace, according to eyewitnesses, the sounds of ....

  • Gunmen attack port of container ships in Yemen

    Gunmen attack port of container ships in Yemen

    Date: 2016-02-20 07:24:42 GMT - Yemen - Arab world - SN:2 - ID:4350205

    Unidentified gunmen attacked early on Saturday the port of container ships in Al-Mansoura district in Aden. Security forces repelled the attack and the gunmen ran away after they fired RPG shells at the western gate of the port, "Here is Aden" ....

  • Kuwaiti Emir receives invitation from Indonesian president to attend OIC Summit

    Kuwaiti Emir receives invitation from Indonesian president to attend OIC Summit

    Date: 2016-02-17 09:22:38 GMT - Kuwait - Arab world - SN:8 - ID:4331505

    Emir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah al Ahmad al Sabah on Wednesday received a message from Indonesian President Joko Widodo to attend the Extraordinary Session of the Islamic Summit Conference on the Cause of Jerusalem, due to be held in Jakarta next ....

  • PLO member: No Moroccan initiative to resume peace talks, Egypt is our window to world

    PLO member: No Moroccan initiative to resume peace talks, Egypt is our window to world

    Date: 2016-02-17 09:21:14 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:7 - ID:4331489

    Ahmed Mejdalani, member of the executive committee of the Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO), denied reports on an official Moroccan initiative to resume peace talks with Israel. Interviewed by MENA, Majdalani described as "untrue" ....

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