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  • 4 Ministers of Lebanese Forces Party resign amid protests

    4 Ministers of Lebanese Forces Party resign amid protests

    Date: 2019-10-19 23:05:16 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:5 - ID:8152353

    Chairman of the Lebanese Forces Party Samir Geagea announced on Saturday the resignation of his party's ministers in the Lebanese government amid mass protests across the country. The ministers are Deputy Prime Minister Ghassan Hasbani, Labor ....

  • Hariri gives 72-hour deadline for political parties to agree on solution to current crisis

    Hariri gives 72-hour deadline for political parties to agree on solution to current crisis

    Date: 2019-10-18 22:31:36 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:5 - ID:8151249

    Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri gave a 72-hour deadline on Friday to all political parties in Lebanon to reach an agreement to resolve the current crisis in the country. Addressing massive protests across the country, Harir threatened to ....

  • Lebanese PM to deliver speech amid protests over proposed taxes

    Lebanese PM to deliver speech amid protests over proposed taxes

    Date: 2019-10-18 22:14:21 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:3 - ID:8151244

    Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri is set to deliver a speech at 6:00 p.m.(local time) on Friday from his office in central Beirut, Hariri's media office said in a statement on Friday. This came amid anti-government protests staged on ....

  • US vice president says ceasefire agreed in Syria

    US vice president says ceasefire agreed in Syria

    Date: 2019-10-17 22:15:33 GMT - USA - Arab world - SN:8 - ID:8150052

    US Vice President Mike Pence announced Thursday that he and President Erdogan of Turkey agreed to a ceasefire halting Turkey's incursion into northern Syria, CNN reported. The deal appears to secure Turkey most of its military objectives and ....

  • Hariri appreciates Egypt's support for Lebanon

    Hariri appreciates Egypt's support for Lebanon

    Date: 2019-10-17 22:05:45 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:5 - ID:8150046

    Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri has appreciated the support of President Abdel Fattah El Sisi and Egypt for Lebanon. Hariri's statements came during a meeting on Thursday with Egyptian Ambassador to Lebanon Nazi Najari on the occasion of the ....

  • Saudi King reiterates kingdom's permanent support to Palestine

    Saudi King reiterates kingdom's permanent support to Palestine

    Date: 2019-10-16 16:32:40 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Arab world - SN:2 - ID:8148171

    Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud reiterated the Kingdom's permanent support for Palestine and rights of its brotherly people to establish an independent state with Eastern Al-Quds (Jerusalem) as its capital, Saudi Press Agency reported on ....

  • US imposes sanctions on Turkey over Syria offensive

    US imposes sanctions on Turkey over Syria offensive

    Date: 2019-10-15 07:01:02 GMT - USA - Arab world - SN:1 - ID:8145344

    The US has imposed new sanctions against Turkish officials and institutions over the country's incursion into northern Syria, Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin and Vice President Mike Pence announced outside the White House on ....

  • Troops moved to confront Turkish aggression in northern Syria - SANA

    Troops moved to confront Turkish aggression in northern Syria - SANA

    Date: 2019-10-13 22:01:21 GMT - Syria - Arab world - SN:5 - ID:8143713

    The Syrian army has deployed its troops to northern Syria to confront the Turkish aggression, SANA reported Sunday. Turkey launched a military operation in northeastern Syria on Wednesday. (MENA) ....

  • Abul Gheit: Arab ministerial delegation may visit UNSC over Turkish offensive

    Abul Gheit: Arab ministerial delegation may visit UNSC over Turkish offensive

    Date: 2019-10-12 20:20:04 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:4 - ID:8142267

    Arab League Secretary General Ahmed Abul Gheit Saturday said an Arab ministerial delegation may visit the United Nations Security Council to raise the issue of the Turkish offensive into Syria. During a joint press conference with Iraqi Foreign ....

  • Turkish shelling kills 15 civilians, 5 SDF fighters in northeastern Syria

    Turkish shelling kills 15 civilians, 5 SDF fighters in northeastern Syria

    Date: 2019-10-10 23:05:32 GMT - Syria - Arab world - SN:7 - ID:8139973

    At least 15 civilians and 5 fighters from the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) were killed after Turkish forces shelled towns and cities in northeastern Syria on Thursday. The SDF announced earlier on Thursday that nine civilians were killed in ....

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