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  • Tunisian Interior Ministry: Terrorist cells arrested in northern Tunis

    Tunisian Interior Ministry: Terrorist cells arrested in northern Tunis

    Date: 2015-03-18 10:06:46 GMT - Tunisia - Arab world - SN:16 - ID:2189909

    Tunisia Interior Ministry has said it had dismantled a recruiting cell sending jihadis to fight in Libya and arrested dozens as part of tighter security and border controls to counter Islamist militants. Tunisia is worried that violence will ....

  • Tripoli army commander pledges to regain control over Benghazi next month

    Tripoli army commander pledges to regain control over Benghazi next month

    Date: 2015-03-18 09:18:44 GMT - Libya - Arab world - SN:14 - ID:2189421

    Commander of the Libyan army General Khalifa Haftar promised to regain control over the Libyan city of Benghazi, the scene of fierce fighting with rebels, next month. "In a short time we will manage to remove all armed elements in Benghazi," ....

  • Lebanese army helicopter shells gunmen in Beqaa

    Lebanese army helicopter shells gunmen in Beqaa

    Date: 2015-03-17 18:39:05 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:64 - ID:2187193

    A Lebanese army helicopter shelled gunmen in Beqaa in northeastern Lebanon. Al Nusra Front and Daesh gunmen are stationed in mountains between Lebanon and Syria. ....

  • Iraqi forces develop military plan to complete liberating Tikrit

    Iraqi forces develop military plan to complete liberating Tikrit

    Date: 2015-03-17 18:31:00 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:61 - ID:2187129

    Iraqi forces are drawing up a strategy to flush out the few remaining Daesh militants from central Tikrit, the Security Committee of Salahuddin province council said. More than 20,000 Iraqi troops and militiamen have surrounded the Sunni city of ....

  • Sudanese pres. aide meets UN envoy

    Sudanese pres. aide meets UN envoy

    Date: 2015-03-17 18:01:22 GMT - Sudan - Arab world - SN:57 - ID:2186937

    Sudanese Presidential Aide Ibrahim Ghandour met on Tuesday with UN Special Envoy to Sudan and South Sudan Haile Menkerios. The meeting tackled African efforts to boost the national dialogue in Sudan. Menkerios said that all Sudanese parties ....

  • Iraqi Speaker calls for extraordinary Arab summit to put end to bloodshed

    Iraqi Speaker calls for extraordinary Arab summit to put end to bloodshed

    Date: 2015-03-17 16:48:21 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:46 - ID:2186549

    Iraqi Parliament Speaker Salim al Jubouri on Tuesday called for an extraordinary Arab summit to put an end to the bloodshed and confront terrorism. He also urged Arab countries that did not open embassies in Baghdad to take the initiative and ....

  • Israeli army fires at Palestinian car in Gaza

    Israeli army fires at Palestinian car in Gaza

    Date: 2015-03-17 16:45:39 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:45 - ID:2186525

    Israeli army opened fire at a Palestinian car near the northern borders of the Gaza Strip. The car was burned and its driver rescued, local sources said. The Israeli troops fired at the houses and land of the Palestinians in Shogaiya and ....

  • Bahrain FM receives award of best Arab politician in social media

    Bahrain FM receives award of best Arab politician in social media

    Date: 2015-03-17 16:41:34 GMT - United Arab Emirates - Arab world - SN:44 - ID:2186497

    UAE Vice President and Ruler of Dubai Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid al Maktoum presented to Bahrain's Minister of Foreign Affairs Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmed bin Mohammed al Khalifa the award for Best Arab Political Figure in Social Media, the Bahrain news ....

  • Yemeni president welcomes invitation from Sisi to attend AL summit

    Yemeni president welcomes invitation from Sisi to attend AL summit

    Date: 2015-03-17 16:31:39 GMT - Yemen - Arab world - SN:28 - ID:2185405

    Yemeni President Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi welcomed on Tuesday an invitation by President Abdel Fattah El Sisi to participate in the Arab League (AL) summit, due to be held in Sharm El Sheikh on March 28-29. He also expressed wishes to convene with ....

  • Libya's NGO calls for probe into use of internationally-banned bombs

    Libya's NGO calls for probe into use of internationally-banned bombs

    Date: 2015-03-17 16:08:08 GMT - Libya - Arab world - SN:11 - ID:2184153

    The National Commission for Human Rights in Libya has called for opening an international investigation into reports about the use of the internationally-banned bombs during clashes in the country. There is credible evidence on the use of ....

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