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  • Popular committee against siege thanks Egypt for re-opening Rafah crossing

    Popular committee against siege thanks Egypt for re-opening Rafah crossing

    Date: 2015-06-13 09:23:45 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:16 - ID:2786321

    Jamal al Khudari, the head of the Popular Committee against the Siege, has thanked Egypt for re-opening the Rafah crossing on both sides for three days. Hopefully, many Gazans would be able to travel during the three days that started earlier ....

  • 1 person dies in Sudan rally

    1 person dies in Sudan rally

    Date: 2015-06-13 09:20:57 GMT - Sudan - Arab world - SN:14 - ID:2786301

    At least one person died and a number of citizens were injured after police in Sudan fired tear gas and wielded batons on Friday to break up a protest in Khartoum against government land policies. About 500 demonstrators closed two main streets ....

  • Yemeni govt says Geneva talks to tackle UNSC resolution

    Yemeni govt says Geneva talks to tackle UNSC resolution

    Date: 2015-06-13 09:15:10 GMT - Yemen - Arab world - SN:13 - ID:2786261

    The Yemeni government said its participation in the Geneva peace talks on Yemen, to be held on Sunday, was upon an invitation from United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon. The talks are mainly aimed at carrying out UN Security Council ....

  • 13 Daesh members killed in Libyan city

    13 Daesh members killed in Libyan city

    Date: 2015-06-13 08:49:16 GMT - Libya - Arab world - SN:12 - ID:2786081

    Thirteen Daesh elements were killed in clashes with the residents of the eastern Libyan city of Derna over the past three days. Nearly two-thirds of the city has been liberated from the Daesh control after the group withdrew from several ....

  • Coalition jets hit Houthi targets in Sanaa

    Coalition jets hit Houthi targets in Sanaa

    Date: 2015-06-13 07:42:54 GMT - Yemen - Arab world - SN:9 - ID:2785705

    Arab coalition jets hit a number of Houthi targets in Sanaa early on Saturday. The jets raided Jabal al Nahdain camp and the presidential palace in southern Sanaa. On Friday, the coalition jets targeted the houses of former president Ali ....

  • Obama, Biden meet with Iraqi parliament speaker

    Obama, Biden meet with Iraqi parliament speaker

    Date: 2015-06-13 07:34:18 GMT - USA - Arab world - SN:3 - ID:2785601

    US President Barack Obama stopped by a meeting on Friday between Vice President Joe Biden and Salim al Jabouri, the speaker of Iraq's Council of Representatives. The White House said Obama and Biden commended Jabouri for his leadership in ....

  • Fatah spokesman stresses importance of Egypt's role in Palestinian reconciliation

    Fatah spokesman stresses importance of Egypt's role in Palestinian reconciliation

    Date: 2015-06-13 07:32:26 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:8 - ID:2785665

    The Palestinian movement of Fatah has welcomed Arab and international efforts to close ranks with its rival Hamas. Egypt's role in mediating the Palestinian reconciliation remains vital, said Fatah spokesman Fayez Abu Eita in statements to MENA ....

  • Carter, Jabouri confer on developments in Iraq

    Carter, Jabouri confer on developments in Iraq

    Date: 2015-06-13 07:27:08 GMT - USA - Arab world - SN:4 - ID:2785617

    US Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter met on Friday night with Selim al Jabouri, the speaker of the Iraqi parliament, to discuss the latest developments regarding the military campaign against Daesh militants. They also talked about deploying ....

  • 72 Daesh militants killed in airstrikes in Iraq

    72 Daesh militants killed in airstrikes in Iraq

    Date: 2015-06-12 18:22:15 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:21 - ID:2784589

    As many as 72 Daesh militants were killed in different parts of Iraq amid airstrikes launched by the US-led alliance and the Iraqi air forces, the Iraqi Defense Ministry said Friday. The Iraqi air forces precisely targeted a site of Daesh in ....

  • 14 Iraqis killed, injured in two blasts in Baghdad

    14 Iraqis killed, injured in two blasts in Baghdad

    Date: 2015-06-12 13:00:50 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:15 - ID:2783145

    Three Iraqis, including one soldier, were killed and 11 others injured in two separate incidents in southern Baghdad. Two roadside bombs went off in al Mada'en area, leaving a solider dead and six others, including policeman, injured. Another ....

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