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  • South Sudan: US threatens sanctions over rejection of pact

    South Sudan: US threatens sanctions over rejection of pact

    Date: 2015-08-19 07:54:33 GMT - USA - Arab world - SN:3 - ID:3183625

    The White House chastised President Salva Kiir of South Sudan for refusing to sign a peace agreement to halt that nation’s civil war, The New York Times reported Wednesday. The US threatened to pursue sanctions against “those who undermine the ....

  • Houthis, Saleh militants shell residential areas in Taiz

    Houthis, Saleh militants shell residential areas in Taiz

    Date: 2015-08-19 07:34:29 GMT - Yemen - Arab world - SN:1 - ID:3183549

    Houthi militias and troops loyal to former Yemeni president Ali Abdullah Saleh raided residential areas in Taiz early Wednesday. Sky News said the raids resulted in huge explosions that rocked the city. Meanwhile, the popular resistance and ....

  • Abbas receives Israeli opposition leader

    Abbas receives Israeli opposition leader

    Date: 2015-08-18 14:55:38 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:11 - ID:3181049

    Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Tuesday received Israeli opposition leader Isaac Herzog in Ramallah. Abbas stressed the Palestinian side's commitment to the peace process based on the resolutions of international legitimacy for the ....

  • Military source: Syrian army repels Daesh attack in Palmyra

    Military source: Syrian army repels Daesh attack in Palmyra

    Date: 2015-08-18 12:57:34 GMT - Syria - Arab world - SN:9 - ID:3179925

    A Syrian army unit fended off Daesh attack on military sites in al Maqale' area in the eastern countryside of Palmyra city, Syrian military source said on Tuesday. The attack was foiled and scores of Daesh militants were killed and injured as ....

  • Emergency AL meeting on Daesh crimes in Libya

    Emergency AL meeting on Daesh crimes in Libya

    Date: 2015-08-18 11:13:36 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:6 - ID:3178937

    The Arab League held on Tuesday an extraordinary meeting under Jordan on means of confronting heinous Daesh crimes, especially in the Libyan city of Sirte. The meeting comes at a request from Libya, Jordan's permanent representative to the Arab ....

  • Libyans rally outside Arab League for lifting arm embargo

    Libyans rally outside Arab League for lifting arm embargo

    Date: 2015-08-18 10:58:07 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:5 - ID:3178733

    Scores of Libyans staged a rally outside the Arab League's headquarters in Cairo on Tuesday, demanding the lift of an arms embargo on the North African state. The rally came as the pan-Arab body was holding an emergency meeting to discuss the ....

  • Iraqi PM cancels ministry advisors position

    Iraqi PM cancels ministry advisors position

    Date: 2015-08-18 08:16:54 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:4 - ID:3177281

    Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al Abadi has said he is canceling the positions of advisers in ministries. He also is limiting the number of advisers for himself, the president, and the parliamentary speaker to five each. The sackings are the ....

  • Hamas rejects establishment of state in Gaza Strip - Haniyah

    Hamas rejects establishment of state in Gaza Strip - Haniyah

    Date: 2015-08-18 08:07:16 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:3 - ID:3177209

    Hamas leader Ismail Haniyah said the movement rejects the establishment of a state in Gaza Strip in return for giving up on the rest of occupied Palestine. In a speech on Monday, Haniyah said the movement "will not accept a state called Gaza on ....

  • Yemen thanks Arab coalition countries for their support to his country

    Yemen thanks Arab coalition countries for their support to his country

    Date: 2015-08-17 20:19:36 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Arab world - SN:16 - ID:3176337

    Yemeni Foreign Minister Riyad Yasin said the legitimacy in his country offers everything possible to the Saudi-led Arab coalition to score more victories over the Houthi militias and forces loyal to ousted president Ali Saleh. In an a telephone ....

  • Saudi-led coalition warplanes bomb Houthi positions in Yemen's Ma'rib

    Saudi-led coalition warplanes bomb Houthi positions in Yemen's Ma'rib

    Date: 2015-08-17 20:00:53 GMT - Yemen - Arab world - SN:14 - ID:3176289

    Warplanes of a Saudi-led coalition bombed on Monday positions of militias of Houthi group and ousted Yemeni president Ali Abdullah Saleh in southwestern Ma'rib province, east of Yemen. Yemeni press sources in Sanaa said that the warplanes ....

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