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  • ICRC launches initative aiming at gathering families trapped in violent actions in S. Sudan

    ICRC launches initative aiming at gathering families trapped in violent actions in S. Sudan

    Date: 2015-04-27 11:56:46 GMT - Switzerland - Arab world - SN:24 - ID:2464985

    The International Committee of the Red Cross in Geneva launched a new initiative that aims at gathering families besieged in the violent actions in South Sudan. In a statement Monday, the ICRC said that the family reunions will happen via an ....

  • Iraqi forces impose curfew Monday in Falloujah, kill 12 Daesh members

    Iraqi forces impose curfew Monday in Falloujah, kill 12 Daesh members

    Date: 2015-04-27 11:13:31 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:18 - ID:2464433

    Iraqi forces imposed a curfew Monday in a residential compound in Falloujah and killed 12 Daesh members in Boghdadi in Anbar. The curfew was imposed upon intelligence news on the infiltration of Daesh members to the compound and that the group ....

  • Gulf countries welcome appointment of new UN envoy to Yemen

    Gulf countries welcome appointment of new UN envoy to Yemen

    Date: 2015-04-27 11:11:11 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Arab world - SN:31 - ID:2465553

    Secretary General of the Gulf Cooperation Council Abdel Latif bin Rashed al Zayani has welcomed the appointment of Ismail Ould Sheikh Ahmed as a new envoy of the UN chief to Yemen. GCC countries are keen on supporting efforts of the new envoy to ....

  • Sudan's Bashir re-elected with 94% of Vote

    Sudan's Bashir re-elected with 94% of Vote

    Date: 2015-04-27 11:09:49 GMT - Sudan - Arab world - SN:30 - ID:2465537

    Sudan's Election Commission says President Omar al-Bashir has won re-election with 94 percent of the vote, ABC News reported. The Election Commission puts turnout at 46.4 percent and denies widespread reports of low participation. Mokhtar al ....

  • Syrian rebels seize army base in Idlib

    Syrian rebels seize army base in Idlib

    Date: 2015-04-27 11:06:57 GMT - Syria - Arab world - SN:17 - ID:2464385

    The Syrian opposition announced taking over a military base in Idlib city, northwest of the country, after one of its fighters drove an explosives-loaded truck into the site. The truck was loaded with two tons of explosives when it stormed the ....

  • Israeli settlers storm Al Aqsa

    Israeli settlers storm Al Aqsa

    Date: 2015-04-27 10:21:56 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:26 - ID:2465061

    Dozens of extremist Israeli settlers stormed Al Aqsa Mosque on Monday morning under the guard of the Israeli police. Nearly 52 settlers stormed the mosque in three groups, Palestinian sources have said. Meanwhile, Israeli forces arrested three ....

  • Libya, Morocco, Tunisia FMs discuss situation in Libya, UN talks

    Libya, Morocco, Tunisia FMs discuss situation in Libya, UN talks

    Date: 2015-04-27 10:12:48 GMT - Libya - Arab world - SN:23 - ID:2464949

    Libyan Foreign Minister Mohammad Dairi on Monday conferred separately with his Moroccan and Tunisian counterparts on the situation in Libya and the UN-led negotiations on the Libyan crisis on the fringe of their participation in ASEAN summit which ....

  • PLO keen on neutralizing Palestinians reaction toward Syria conflict

    PLO keen on neutralizing Palestinians reaction toward Syria conflict

    Date: 2015-04-27 09:21:09 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:15 - ID:2464325

    Ahmed Majdalani, a member of the executive committee of the Palestine Liberation Organization has said that the PLO is keen on neutralizing the reaction of Palestinians residing in Yarmouk Camp toward the internal crisis in Syria. Palestinians ....

  • Yemeni capital, other cities still in total darkness

    Yemeni capital, other cities still in total darkness

    Date: 2015-04-27 09:17:14 GMT - Yemen - Arab world - SN:16 - ID:2464369

    For the third consecutive week, the Yemeni capital and other parts of the unrest-hit country continue to plunge into darkness after the main power plant in Ma'rib became out of service as a result of ongoing violence. The plant was targeted in ....

  • Palestinian worker killed in tunnel collapse

    Palestinian worker killed in tunnel collapse

    Date: 2015-04-27 08:23:21 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:11 - ID:2463889

    A Palestinian worker was killed Monday after a commercial tunnel on the border with Egypt collapsed. Mohamed Khaled al Najjar, 26, was working inside the tunnel when it fell down. Najjar is from Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip. This ....

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