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  • Iraqi forces abort Daesh attack in Ramadi

    Iraqi forces abort Daesh attack in Ramadi

    Date: 2015-05-16 13:58:12 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:25 - ID:2598065

    Iraqi army troops aborted Saturday a suicide attack with three car bombs by Daesh militants against a military site in Ramadi, west of Baghdad, in addition to shelling some of their sites in the same city security sources said. The sources said ....

  • Syrian army kills tens ofDaesh, Nusra

    Syrian army kills tens ofDaesh, Nusra

    Date: 2015-05-16 11:52:14 GMT - Syria - Arab world - SN:32 - ID:2598681

    Units of the Syrian army killed tens of militants among the Daesh group and Nusra Front in several parts of the country, a military source said. The army thwarted an armed group’s attempt to infiltrate into Tal Asfar in the northeastern ....

  • Khartoum renews demands to Juba to stop supporting rebels in Darfur

    Khartoum renews demands to Juba to stop supporting rebels in Darfur

    Date: 2015-05-16 11:50:09 GMT - Sudan - Arab world - SN:31 - ID:2598673

    The Sudanese government renewed Saturday its demands to South Sudan to immediately stop its support to militant and rebel groups in Darfur region. In statements after an inspection tour of a hospital in Khartoum to assure the health of wounded ....

  • 85 British military experts start to train moderate Syrian opposition

    85 British military experts start to train moderate Syrian opposition

    Date: 2015-05-16 09:17:29 GMT - United Kingdom - Arab world - SN:18 - ID:2597413

    About 85 British military experts started to train the Syrian opposition last week as part of a joint program led by the US. The British government is expanding attempts to train the moderate Syrian opposition in camps outside Syria, according ....

  • UN condemns targeting civilians in Libya fighting

    UN condemns targeting civilians in Libya fighting

    Date: 2015-05-16 09:15:01 GMT - Libya - Arab world - SN:8 - ID:2596913

    The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) condemned in the strongest possible terms the ongoing shelling of residential areas in Libya, including in Benghazi and Gheryan, and the consequent loss of innocent civilian lives, including ....

  • Libya to participate in Arab information ministers' meeting in Cairo

    Libya to participate in Arab information ministers' meeting in Cairo

    Date: 2015-05-16 08:57:44 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:6 - ID:2596869

    Libya will be participating in the Arab information ministers' meeting that will take place in Cairo on May 19, Libyan Minister of Information and Culture Omar al Qweri confirmed. Libya will float during the event its vision for the Arab future ....

  • Anbar governor meets with leaders of joint operations to discuss situation in Iraq's Ramadi

    Anbar governor meets with leaders of joint operations to discuss situation in Iraq's Ramadi

    Date: 2015-05-16 08:24:06 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:15 - ID:2597069

    Anbar governor Sohaib al Rawi met with leaders of joint operations in Baghdad to discuss the latest security conditions in Ramadi, after Daesh terrorist group captured the main government compound in Ramadi, the capital of Iraq’s western Anbar ....

  • Israeli forces advance toward Wazzani river in southern Lebanon

    Israeli forces advance toward Wazzani river in southern Lebanon

    Date: 2015-05-16 08:20:53 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:14 - ID:2597053

    Israeli forces advanced toward al Wazzani river in southern Lebanon. Escorted by a number of armored vehicles, the Israeli forces combed the river in the north, according to security information. ....

  • UNESCO worried as Daesh advances on ancient Syrian city of Palmyra

    UNESCO worried as Daesh advances on ancient Syrian city of Palmyra

    Date: 2015-05-16 07:54:59 GMT - United Nations - Arab world - SN:5 - ID:2596821

    The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has expressed grave concerns over the threats posed by Daesh terrorist group to the ancient city of Palmyra in Syria’s western province of Homs. “The site has already ....

  • Israel fires at Gaza farmers, fishermen

    Israel fires at Gaza farmers, fishermen

    Date: 2015-05-16 07:40:20 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:3 - ID:2596753

    Israeli occupation forces fired from heavy machine guns at farmers and fishermen in the Gaza Strip on Saturday morning. No injuries have been reported. Meanwhile, Israeli naval boats opened fire toward fishermen off the coast of Khan Younis, ....

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