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  • UN chief calls for humanitarian ceasefire in Yemen

    UN chief calls for humanitarian ceasefire in Yemen

    Date: 2015-06-15 09:37:42 GMT - Switzerland - Arab world - SN:9 - ID:2799773

    United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon opened political talks on Yemen here on Monday by calling for a humanitarian ceasefire to mark the start of the holy month of Ramadan. He said that one of the parties, the Houthis, had not yet arrived ....

  • Deputy FM off to Saudi Arabia

    Deputy FM off to Saudi Arabia

    Date: 2015-06-15 09:04:51 GMT - Iran - Arab world - SN:6 - ID:2799461

    Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian departed for Saudi Arabia on Monday, IRNA reported. The day-long meeting will be held in the Saudi city of Jeddah, Coinciding with this emergency meeting, the Yemen ....

  • South African court extends decision to ban Bashir from leaving country

    South African court extends decision to ban Bashir from leaving country

    Date: 2015-06-15 08:17:43 GMT - South Africa - Arab world - SN:5 - ID:2799021

    A South African court has extended a decision to ban Sudanese President Omar Bashir from leaving the country until it looks into an arrest warrant for him by the International Criminal Court, according to the BBC. Bashir had come to South Africa ....

  • Sudan describes reports on Bashir arrest warrant as 'media hype'

    Sudan describes reports on Bashir arrest warrant as 'media hype'

    Date: 2015-06-14 16:21:57 GMT - Sudan - Arab world - SN:37 - ID:2796229

    The Sudanese presidency described news reports that a South African court had issued an arrest order against President Omar al Bashir, who is in Johannesburg for an ordinary African Union summit, as "media hype". In a telephone interview with the ....

  • Palestinian gov't condemns assassination of 21-year-old in Ramallah

    Palestinian gov't condemns assassination of 21-year-old in Ramallah

    Date: 2015-06-14 12:51:38 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:32 - ID:2794477

    Palestinian national government has condemned the Israeli occupation forces assassination of released Palestinian prisoner Abdullah Ghanayem, 21, in northeastern Ramallah City. Palestinian Government Spokesman Ehab Bessesso called on the ....

  • Kuwaiti emir receives president of Kurdistan region

    Kuwaiti emir receives president of Kurdistan region

    Date: 2015-06-14 11:51:55 GMT - Kuwait - Arab world - SN:30 - ID:2793977

    Kuwaiti Emir Sheikh Sabah al Ahmad al Jaber al Sabah received visiting President of the Kurdistan Region Masoud Barzani and his accompanying delegation. The meeting took up means to boost bilateral ties and other issues of mutual interest. ....

  • Takfiri cell uncovered in Tunisia

    Takfiri cell uncovered in Tunisia

    Date: 2015-06-14 11:44:35 GMT - Tunisia - Arab world - SN:24 - ID:2793893

    The Tunisian Interior Ministry unveiled a terrorist Takfiri cell in the city of Monastir that lures Tunisian youths to join terrorist ranks fighting in Syria. A Tunisian man was arrested in Monastir over spreading false news and rumors on social ....

  • 18 Daesh militants killed in Anbar governorate

    18 Daesh militants killed in Anbar governorate

    Date: 2015-06-14 10:49:20 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:20 - ID:2793277

    A total of 18 Daesh militants were killed in Anbar governorate, local sources said on Sunday. Tribes' fighters killed 10 Deash militants who tried to infiltrate Amiriyah Fallujah area to carry on suicide attacks against Iraqi joint security ....

  • Another plane heads to Sanaa to carry Houthis delegation to UN talks in Geneva

    Another plane heads to Sanaa to carry Houthis delegation to UN talks in Geneva

    Date: 2015-06-14 10:17:08 GMT - Switzerland - Arab world - SN:16 - ID:2792933

    Another plane headed to Sanaa to carry a Houthi delegation participating in Geneva talks slated to be held on Monday to tackle the Yemeni crisis, well-informed UN sources said on Sunday. Houthis urged UN special envoy to Yemen Ismail Weld al ....

  • Kuwaiti FM meets with UN high commissioner for refugees

    Kuwaiti FM meets with UN high commissioner for refugees

    Date: 2015-06-14 09:55:10 GMT - Kuwait - Arab world - SN:15 - ID:2792681

    Kuwaiti Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled al Hamad al Sabah met Sunday with visiting UN High Commissioner for Refugees António Guterres. Both officials conferred on means to ease the suffering of refugees around the world and especially in ....

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