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  • 8 dead, 27 injured in Houthi shelling of camp for displaced persons in Yemen

    8 dead, 27 injured in Houthi shelling of camp for displaced persons in Yemen

    Date: 2019-01-26 17:45:58 GMT - Yemen - Arab world - SN:6 - ID:7775622

    The Houthi militias shelled a camp for displaced persons in Yemen’s Hajjah province, killing eight people and wounding more than 27 others. The wounded included women and children, Saba News Agency reported on Saturday. The camp is located ....

  • Syrian army discovers mass grave in Palmyra countryside

    Syrian army discovers mass grave in Palmyra countryside

    Date: 2019-01-24 23:40:10 GMT - Syria - Arab world - SN:21 - ID:7773347

    The competent authorities on Thursday discovered a mass grave containing the bodies of a number of military and civilian martyrs, in al-Ameriya area near Palmyra, Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) reported on Thursday. While securing the areas ....

  • Israeli forces detain 12 Palestinians from West Bank

    Israeli forces detain 12 Palestinians from West Bank

    Date: 2019-01-24 12:04:35 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:12 - ID:7772572

    Israeli occupation forces on Thursday detained 12 Palestinians in different parts of the West Bank. In a statement, the Palestinian Prisoner's Club (PPC) said that Israeli occupation forces arrested five Palestinians from Qalqilya governorate, ....

  • UN appoints Kuwait's Rola Dashti as ESCWA chief

    UN appoints Kuwait's Rola Dashti as ESCWA chief

    Date: 2019-01-22 08:45:29 GMT - Kuwait - Arab world - SN:4 - ID:7768812

    UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has announced the appointment of Rola Dashti of Kuwait as the next Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA), KUNA reported Tuesday. She will succeed ....

  • Israeli air force intercepts Syrian missiles

    Israeli air force intercepts Syrian missiles

    Date: 2019-01-20 20:14:16 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:5 - ID:7766683

    Israel's Iron Dome missile defense system intercepted a projectile launched from Syria after it accused Israel of carrying out a rare daytime attack on the south of the country, the Jerusalem Post reported on Sunday. On January 13, Israeli Prime ....

  • AL chief: Arab stance on Syria's membership remains unclear

    AL chief: Arab stance on Syria's membership remains unclear

    Date: 2019-01-18 22:02:18 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:8 - ID:7763783

    Arab League (AL) Secretary General Ahmed Abul Gheit on Friday asserted the Arab stance on Syria's membership at the Arab League remains unclear. In a joint press conference with Lebanese Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil, the AL chief said Arab ....

  • UN office in Benghazi likely to be reopened in January - UN envoy

    UN office in Benghazi likely to be reopened in January - UN envoy

    Date: 2019-01-18 17:35:19 GMT - United Nations - Arab world - SN:4 - ID:7763570

    UN Envoy to Libya Ghassan Salamé said that the UN office in Benghazi is likely to be reopened before the end of January. Speaking at a UN Security Council session on Friday, he said "we need additional effort to establish a stable and prosperous ....

  • Algeria to hold presidential elections on April 18

    Algeria to hold presidential elections on April 18

    Date: 2019-01-18 17:09:46 GMT - Algeria - Arab world - SN:3 - ID:7763548

    Algeria announced on Friday that it will hold the coming presidential elections on April 18. Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika signed a presidential decree for holding presidential elections on April 18, according to a statement by the ....

  • Syria's reinstatement to AL requires Arab consensus - Hossam Zaki

    Syria's reinstatement to AL requires Arab consensus - Hossam Zaki

    Date: 2019-01-18 16:24:46 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:2 - ID:7763497

    Arab League's Assistant Secretary-General Hossam Zaki said that Syria's reinstatement to the AL requires Arab consensus. This came at a press conference on the sidelines of preparatory meetings for the fourth Arab Economic and Social Development ....

  • Yemen, US discuss military cooperation

    Yemen, US discuss military cooperation

    Date: 2019-01-16 21:43:32 GMT - Yemen - Arab world - SN:7 - ID:7760870

    Yemeni Defense Minister Mohammed Al Maqdishi discussed Wednesday with US military attaché to Yemen Brad Ghandhi means of boosting cooperation. Their talks included the building up the Yemeni army capabilities, and efforts of fighting ....

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