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  • Tunisian FM: 30 Tunisians held hostage in Libya released

    Tunisian FM: 30 Tunisians held hostage in Libya released

    Date: 2015-05-28 16:54:08 GMT - Tunisia - Arab world - SN:21 - ID:2685849

    Thirty Tunisians taken hostages in Libya were freed, Foreign Minister Taieb Baccouche said on Thursday. In statement, Baccouche asserted that his ministry is keen on releasing all Tunisian captives as soon as possible. ....

  • Maliki urges US amb. to support Baghdad in war against Daesh

    Maliki urges US amb. to support Baghdad in war against Daesh

    Date: 2015-05-28 08:07:21 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:5 - ID:2680909

    Iraqi Vice President Nouri al Maliki asserted the importance of coordinating efforts between Baghdad and Washington to eliminate terrorist group's spread in the country. In a meeting with US Ambassador to Iraq Stuart Jones on Wednesday, Maliki ....

  • UN: Syrians lose hope in face of shocking carnage, devastation

    UN: Syrians lose hope in face of shocking carnage, devastation

    Date: 2015-05-28 08:06:17 GMT - United Nations - Arab world - SN:4 - ID:2680905

    The people of Syria are losing hope in the fifth year of a civil war that has brought levels of death and destruction, the United Nations chief said Thursday. The war has killed more than 220,000 people and left a third of the population ....

  • Iraqi forces kill 69 Daesh militants in Iraq

    Iraqi forces kill 69 Daesh militants in Iraq

    Date: 2015-05-27 14:32:52 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:51 - ID:2677617

    Iraqi security forces killed on Wednesday 69 Daesh militants in Anbar and Salahuddin provinces in Iraq. Of all, five terrorists were killed by troops loyal to Baghdad Operations Command. A number of vehicles and hotbeds used by the terrorist ....

  • Israeli forces arrest 23 Palestinians in West Bank

    Israeli forces arrest 23 Palestinians in West Bank

    Date: 2015-05-27 14:03:29 GMT - Israel - Arab world - SN:46 - ID:2677321

    Israeli occupation forces arrested 23 Palestinians in the occupied West Bank in the wee hours of Wednesday. Of all, five Palestinians were nabbed for joining Hamas group. Eighteen Palestinians were arrested on charges of rioting and launching ....

  • Jewish settlers thrust into Aqsa mosque

    Jewish settlers thrust into Aqsa mosque

    Date: 2015-05-27 14:00:19 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:44 - ID:2677289

    Tens of ultra-orthodox Jews stormed Al Aqsa mosque from Bab al Magharba side under the protection of Israeli police. Reports said the Palestinian worshipers managed to drive the settlers out of the mosque. Meanwhile, Israeli bulldozers started ....

  • AL calls for activating Arab water security strategy

    AL calls for activating Arab water security strategy

    Date: 2015-05-27 13:58:50 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:43 - ID:2677277

    The Arab League called for rallying efforts in order to activate the Arab water security strategy to confront the current challenges and attain sustainable development. In a speech delivered on behalf of Arab League Secretary General Nabil el ....

  • Iraqi forces freed 65 kms of Ramadi - Anbar operation leader

    Iraqi forces freed 65 kms of Ramadi - Anbar operation leader

    Date: 2015-05-27 12:22:01 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:38 - ID:2676393

    Anbar Operation Leader Qassem al Mohamedi said Wednesday that 65 kilometers of Ramadi areas were freed from the control of Daesh terrorist group, adding that the Iraqi security forces are besieging the city. The security forces controlled the ....

  • Palestinian fisherman injured by Israeli bullets off Gaza coasts

    Palestinian fisherman injured by Israeli bullets off Gaza coasts

    Date: 2015-05-27 12:02:32 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:36 - ID:2676109

    A Palestinian fisherman was injured on Wednesday when the Israeli occupation forces opened random fire at Gaza shores. Local sources said the Israeli gunboats opened machine gun fire on Palestinian fishing boats, western Gaza City, leaving one ....

  • Kuwait's emir opens 42nd session of OIC FMs council

    Kuwait's emir opens 42nd session of OIC FMs council

    Date: 2015-05-27 11:43:25 GMT - Kuwait - Arab world - SN:31 - ID:2675821

    Kuwait's Emir Sheikh Sabah al Ahmad al Jaber al Sabah inaugurated on Wednesday the 42nd session of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC)'s Foreign Ministers Council held under the rubric of "Joint Vision to Strengthen Tolerance and Reject ....

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