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  • Australia considering joining anti-ISIS airstrikes in Syria

    Australia considering joining anti-ISIS airstrikes in Syria

    Date: 2015-08-21 08:02:27 GMT - Australia - Arab world - SN:4 - ID:3196409

    Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said on Friday that he was considering a formal request from the United States for Australia to join air strikes in Syria against the so-called Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) militant group, CBS News ....

  • Israel demolishes residential building in occupied Jerusalem

    Israel demolishes residential building in occupied Jerusalem

    Date: 2015-08-19 11:52:04 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:9 - ID:3185569

    Israeli forces destroyed on Wednesday a residential building in the occupied Jerusalem under the pretext that it was unlicensed. Jerusalem sources said Israeli forces backed by bulldozers besieged the three-story building. During a storming ....

  • Shaker to turn himself in 'when time is right': lawyer

    Shaker to turn himself in 'when time is right': lawyer

    Date: 2015-08-19 09:06:08 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:6 - ID:3184173

    Pop singer-turned-militant fugitive Fadl Shaker is still hiding in the southern Palestinian camp of Ain al Hilweh and will turn himself in whenever he deems the time is right, his lawyer told The Daily Star. "He will hand himself over to ....

  • 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 ....

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