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  • Abul Gheit: socio-economic file referred to Arab summit should include feasible executive mechanisms

    Date: 2019-02-07 11:12:53 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:5 - ID:7793297

    Arab League Secretary General Ahmed Abul Gheit said that the socio-economic file to be referred to Arab leaders during their summit meeting in Tunis in March should include a clearly-set road map outlining feasible executive mechanisms and ....

  • Syria says aid convoy of 133 trucks sent to Rukban Camp

    Date: 2019-02-06 22:16:40 GMT - Syria - Arab world - SN:11 - ID:7792681

    A convoy of humanitarian aid has been delivered to tens of thousands of displaced Syrians at Al-Rukban Camp in al-Tanf area on the Syrian-Jordanian border. The delivery process was carried out by the Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) in cooperation ....

  • Dozens of Yemenis flee Houthi shelling in Hudaydah

    Date: 2019-02-06 21:05:32 GMT - Yemen - Arab world - SN:8 - ID:7792660

    A Houthi random shelling forced dozens of Yemeni residents to flee their homes in mountainous area at Tuhayat District in Al Hudaydah governorate, Al-Arabiya television reported on Wednesday. The fresh Houthi attack breached a declared truce, ....

  • AL lauds Spanish firm's rejection of Israeli rail tender

    Date: 2019-02-06 18:47:18 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:6 - ID:7792551

    Arab League (AL) Assistant Secretary General for Palestinian and Occupied Arab Territories Affairs Saeed Abu Ali lauded a Spanish company’s decision to reject an Israeli tender to build part of the Jerusalem railway. In press statements ....

  • Republican senators break with Trump on Afghanistan, Syria withdrawal

    Date: 2019-02-05 07:34:03 GMT - USA - Arab world - SN:5 - ID:7789536

    The Republican-controlled US Senate voted to oppose the withdrawal of US troops from Syria and Afghanistan, breaking with US President Donald Trump as he calls for a military drawdown in both countries. Senators voted 70-26 for the amendment ....

  • UAE VP grants Azhar imam, Vatican pope human fraternity prize

    Date: 2019-02-05 06:18:13 GMT - United Arab Emirates - Arab world - SN:1 - ID:7789447

    UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai Mohammed bin Rashid al Maktoum granted on Monday Al Azhar Grand Imam Ahmed el Tayyeb and Pope Francis of the Vatican the first-of-its-kind prize of human fraternity. Addressing a ceremony ....

  • Disabled Palestinian beaten, detained in western Bethlehem

    Date: 2019-02-03 20:47:14 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:8 - ID:7787742

    The Israeli forces detained on Sunday a disabled Palestinian after beating him in western Bethlehem. In statements, Deputy Mayor of Nahalin Hani Fannun said that Ibrahim Ali Fannun, who has an amputated leg, attempted to help a young man nabbed ....

  • 3 Libyan army personnel killed in Chadian opposition attack in Sabha

    Date: 2019-02-01 22:06:51 GMT - Libya - Arab world - SN:7 - ID:7785039

    Three Libyan army personnel were killed and another one was wounded in an armed attack by Chadian opposition militants in Ghadduwah town, southern Sabha, according to a local military source on Friday. The source said that violent clashes flared ....

  • 6 killed, injured in bomb blast in Iraq's Saladin

    Date: 2019-02-01 22:05:40 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:6 - ID:7785038

    Two children were killed and four other people wounded in a bomb blast in a village in Saladin Governorate in Iraq, the Iraqi Health Ministry said on Friday. In a statement quoted by the National Iraqi News Agency (NINA), the ministry stated ....

  • Security experts highlight key role of soft power in combating terrorism

    Date: 2019-01-31 23:25:00 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:10 - ID:7783867

    Security expert at the Arab League's Interior Ministers Council Ahmed bin Hassan Al-Sarra called on countries to use soft power through their religious, educational and cultural institutions to counter the extremist thoughts with an aim of ....

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