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  • Saudi-led airstrikes continue in Yemen

    Saudi-led airstrikes continue in Yemen

    Date: 2015-03-28 07:44:11 GMT - Yemen - Arab world - SN:5 - ID:2259289

    The Saudi-led "Operation Decisive Storm" continued against the Houthis by targeting military sites in Yemen today at dawn. For the first time in the third day of the operation against Houthis and supporters of former Yemeni president Ali ....

  • Assad can suspend conflict in Syria now - US State Department

    Assad can suspend conflict in Syria now - US State Department

    Date: 2015-03-28 07:41:09 GMT - USA - Arab world - SN:4 - ID:2259265

    Syrian President Bashar al Assad can stop the ongoing conflict in Syria now through announcing readiness to hold a serious dialogue with the Syrian opposition, said US Department of State Deputy Spokesperson Jeff Rathke. Assad has the ability to ....

  • Germany

    Germany "understands" motives for "Decisive Storm" operation -- FM

    Date: 2015-03-27 13:33:22 GMT - Germany - Arab world - SN:8 - ID:2256113

    German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said on Friday his government "understands" motives behind the Saudi-commanded "Decisive Storm" military operation in Yemen. In a statement to the press, the minister said Houthi militias have ....

  • Military operations successful in Tikrit: Iraqi PM

    Military operations successful in Tikrit: Iraqi PM

    Date: 2015-03-27 12:57:03 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:5 - ID:2255801

    Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar el Abadi said that the military operations in Tikrit are going on successfully in accordance with the set plan. The jets of the international alliance and the Iraqi army resumed shelling Daesh group hideouts in Tikrit ....

  • FMs of coalition countries to defend Yemen's legitimacy meet in Sharm

    FMs of coalition countries to defend Yemen's legitimacy meet in Sharm

    Date: 2015-03-26 15:56:20 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:21 - ID:2251109

    Foreign ministers of the countries in the coalition to defend Yemen's legitimacy held a meeting Thursday on the sidelines of the preparatory meetings of the Arab League council at the ministerial level. During the meeting, the Yemeni foreign ....

  • UK to train moderate Syrian opposition

    UK to train moderate Syrian opposition

    Date: 2015-03-26 15:55:07 GMT - United Kingdom - Arab world - SN:20 - ID:2251105

    UK Defense Secretary Michael Fallon announced on Thursday that his country will provide military training to moderate Syrian opposition forces. As part of a wider package to ensure a robust international response to the threat of violent ....

  • Iraq supports legitimacy, political solutions - FM

    Iraq supports legitimacy, political solutions - FM

    Date: 2015-03-26 15:53:47 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:19 - ID:2251089

    Iraq supports Arab efforts to resolve the Yemeni crisis, affirmed Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim al Jaafari. Jaffari, meanwhile, warned of the militarization of political disputes. In press statements prior to the Arab foreign ministers' ....

  • Yemen FM: Chance for Dialogue still open

    Yemen FM: Chance for Dialogue still open

    Date: 2015-03-26 15:48:33 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:16 - ID:2251029

    Yemeni Foreign Minister Riyad Yassin said the gate is still open for national dialogue in Yemen following the military "Operation Decisive Storm" staged by Saudi Arabia against Houthis in the country. Speaking on the sidelines of the Arab Foreign ....

  • Head of Lebanese People's Congress urges forming national security council

    Head of Lebanese People's Congress urges forming national security council

    Date: 2015-03-26 15:46:16 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:15 - ID:2250981

    The head of the Lebanese People's Congress Kamal Shatila called on the Arab Summit, to open in Sharm el Sheikh Saturday, to form an Arab national security council that will have under its command joint forces and a full security apparatus. This ....

  • GCC FMs hold meeting on Yemeni crisis

    GCC FMs hold meeting on Yemeni crisis

    Date: 2015-03-26 15:44:42 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:14 - ID:2250973

    MENA learnt that foreign ministers of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) held a meeting here on Thursday ahead of the start of the preparatory meeting for Arab foreign ministers. Egypt's Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry and his Jordanian ....

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