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  • Saudi FM receives Libyan counterpart

    Saudi FM receives Libyan counterpart

    Date: 2015-05-25 18:56:21 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Arab world - SN:41 - ID:2664029

    Saudi Minister of Foreign Affairs Adel bin Ahmed Al Jubeir on Monday received his Libyan counterpart Mohammed Al-Dayri. During the meeting, they reviewed issues of mutual concern. The meeting was attended by Saudi Minister of State for foreign ....

  • Abadi slams statements by US defense sec. over failure to fight Daesh

    Abadi slams statements by US defense sec. over failure to fight Daesh

    Date: 2015-05-25 15:08:06 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:38 - ID:2662453

    Iraqi Prime Minister Hayder Abadi criticized statements made Sunday by US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter in which he said the rout of Iraqi forces at the city of Ramadi showed they lacked the will to fight against Islamic State. Abadi said that ....

  • Iraqi forces start military operation in direction of Ramadi in Anbar

    Iraqi forces start military operation in direction of Ramadi in Anbar

    Date: 2015-05-25 11:06:01 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:17 - ID:2658873

    Iraqi forces started Monday the second phase of a military operation in Tikrit in Salaheldin in the direction of Ramadi in Anbar to free it from Daesh. The Iraqi army shelled Daesh hideouts killing eight terrorists in Salaheldin. Joint Iraqi ....

  • 4 killed, wounded in bomb blast in Zawya city

    4 killed, wounded in bomb blast in Zawya city

    Date: 2015-05-25 10:08:06 GMT - Libya - Arab world - SN:23 - ID:2659441

    Two brothers were killed and as like wounded in a bomb blast in Al Zawya city west of the Libyan capital. The four brothers found a grenade inside their house that soon blew up in their face, a security source in the city said. The two wounded ....

  • Soldier opens fire at Tunis base

    Soldier opens fire at Tunis base

    Date: 2015-05-25 09:06:20 GMT - Tunisia - Arab world - SN:19 - ID:2658889

    A Tunisian soldier has opened fire on other troops at a military base in Tunis, the Tunisian Defense Ministry said Monday. It was not immediately clear if there were any fatalities at the Bouchoucha base. The shooting sparked an evacuation of ....

  • More than 30 persons killed in oil tanker blast in Taiz

    More than 30 persons killed in oil tanker blast in Taiz

    Date: 2015-05-25 08:52:03 GMT - Yemen - Arab world - SN:14 - ID:2658797

    More than 30 people were killed when an oil tanker exploded in al Masbah area in the southern Yemeni governorate of Taiz late Sunday. A group of Houthi militants raided the tanker, according to Mandab Press. A huge fire erupted as a result ....

  • Sudan confiscates many papers before hitting newsstands

    Sudan confiscates many papers before hitting newsstands

    Date: 2015-05-25 08:42:08 GMT - Sudan - Arab world - SN:13 - ID:2658681

    Sudanese authorities confiscated on Monday a number of newspapers before hitting newsstands. No reason was given for the motion. The confiscated papers are Al Sudani, Al Intibaha, Al Watan, Alwan, Al Jareeda, Akhirlahza and Al Youm Al ....

  • Syrian TV: Gov't planes shell Daesh locations in Tadmur

    Syrian TV: Gov't planes shell Daesh locations in Tadmur

    Date: 2015-05-25 08:36:06 GMT - Syria - Arab world - SN:11 - ID:2658609

    The official Syrian television said Monday that government planes shelled the locations of the terrorist Daesh elements in Tadmur city in Homs governorate. The raids targeted areas that are believed to belong to Daesh militants in Tadmur which ....

  • Israeli troops open fire at Palestinian fishermen off Gaza coast

    Israeli troops open fire at Palestinian fishermen off Gaza coast

    Date: 2015-05-25 08:26:44 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:8 - ID:2658537

    Israeli troops opened fire Monday at Palestinian fishermen off the coast of the northern Gaza Strip. The troops targeted boats sailing in the Sudaniya area, in which fishing is permitted. No casualties were reported. Israeli troops ....

  • 660 trucks enter Gaza through Karm Abu Salem crossing

    660 trucks enter Gaza through Karm Abu Salem crossing

    Date: 2015-05-25 08:22:54 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:7 - ID:2658501

    Israeli occupation forces on Monday opened Karm Abu Salem crossing after it has been closed for three days on the occasion of Jewish feasts. Israeli authorities decided to allow 660 trucks loaded with goods and aid supplies into the Gaza Strip ....

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