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  • Iraqi warjets shell Daesh militants northern Tikrit

    Iraqi warjets shell Daesh militants northern Tikrit

    Date: 2015-03-17 10:12:32 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:5 - ID:2182613

    Iraqi army warplanes shelled a group of Daesh militants in an area between Anbar and Salaheddin governorates, northwester Iraq, killing and injuring dozens of them. An army officer was killed in a bomb explosion in Tikrit, Salaheddin on Tuesday, ....

  • Italian negotiator to replace Blair as Middle East envoy

    Italian negotiator to replace Blair as Middle East envoy

    Date: 2015-03-17 07:29:36 GMT - Italy - Arab world - SN:3 - ID:2181137

    European Union Foreign Policy Chief Federica Mogherini chose Fernando Gentilini, an Italian EU official who has worked for NATO in Afghanistan, for the special representative to the Middle East role, and she said her choice was supported by EU ....

  • Official: 4 Filipino nurses kidnapped from Sirte, Libya

    Official: 4 Filipino nurses kidnapped from Sirte, Libya

    Date: 2015-03-17 07:25:23 GMT - Libya - Arab world - SN:2 - ID:2181125

    Militants from the Daesh affiliate in Libya kidnapped four nurses from the Philippines in broad daylight from a hospital in the city of Sirte, while several others were evacuated on Monday, a militia official said. The official who belongs to the ....

  • Yemen president receives ministers

    Yemen president receives ministers

    Date: 2015-03-16 18:24:42 GMT - Yemen - Arab world - SN:59 - ID:2179433

    Yemeni President Abd Rabu Mansour Hadi met on Monday with ministers of the resigned government including the defense minister. He saluted the national role of the ministers at present and in the coming period. The ministers expressed ....

  • Iraqi troops kill 81 Daesh terrorists

    Iraqi troops kill 81 Daesh terrorists

    Date: 2015-03-16 18:22:39 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:58 - ID:2179413

    Joint Iraqi troops killed 81 terrorists of Daesh during a military operation in Anbar province. The forces, backed by a Shiite militia, are seeking purge Al Karma where they killed 24 terrorists and destroyed a crossing. They defused bombs and ....

  • Kuwaiti emir accepts electricity minister resignation

    Kuwaiti emir accepts electricity minister resignation

    Date: 2015-03-16 17:59:31 GMT - Kuwait - Arab world - SN:51 - ID:2179209

    Kuwaiti Emir Sabah al Ahmad al Jaber al Sabah accepted the resignation of Electricity and Water Minister Abdul Aziz al Ibrahim. In statements on Monday, Kuwaiti Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah al Mubarak al Sabah ....

  • Saudi Crown Prince hails ties with China

    Saudi Crown Prince hails ties with China

    Date: 2015-03-16 13:14:33 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Arab world - SN:48 - ID:2176661

    Saudi Crown Prince Muqrin bin Abdel Aziz on Monday hailed ties with China in a meeting with a high-profile Chinese delegation. Prince Muqrin met at Al Yamamah Palace in Riyadh Minister of Commerce of People's Republic of China and Chairman of the ....

  • EU to consider sending troops to Libya

    EU to consider sending troops to Libya

    Date: 2015-03-16 13:13:12 GMT - Belgium - Arab world - SN:40 - ID:2176233

    EU will consider sending soldiers to Libya to back up a potential national unity government, but the plan has met with skepticism from EU governments worried about the risks. EU foreign ministers meeting in Brussels Monday will discuss whether to ....

  • Israel allows Gazan prisoners to receive family visits

    Israel allows Gazan prisoners to receive family visits

    Date: 2015-03-16 11:10:43 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:30 - ID:2175237

    Israeli authorities on Monday allowed Gazans to visit relatives detained in Israel's Rimon Prison in southern Israel. "As many as 66 Gazans on Monday visited relatives in Rimon Prison through the Erez crossing between Gaza and Israel," ....

  • Houthis lift house arrest on Yemeni premier, cabinet ministers

    Houthis lift house arrest on Yemeni premier, cabinet ministers

    Date: 2015-03-16 11:03:38 GMT - Yemen - Arab world - SN:25 - ID:2175153

    Yemen's Houthi militia group on Monday released Prime Minister Khaled Bahah and all his cabinet ministers after nearly two months under house arrest, government spokesman Rajeh Badi said. In a statement on his Facebook page, Bahah - who resigned ....

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