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  • 15 Daesh militants killed in Iraq

    15 Daesh militants killed in Iraq

    Date: 2015-02-28 09:35:41 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:26 - ID:2058469

    Iraqi security forces launched an attack in Salahuddin province and managed to kill 15 members of Daesh group. Also, three Iraqi civilians were killed when two bombs went off inside a popular market in Diyala Province. ....

  • 2 Syrians arrested in Libya over joining Daesh group

    2 Syrians arrested in Libya over joining Daesh group

    Date: 2015-02-28 09:33:02 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:24 - ID:2058433

    Lebanese security forces arrested two Syrians over charges of joining Daesh group. During investigations, the pair confessed that they were fighting in Daesh group in Syria. ....

  • Palestinian reconciliation efforts ongoing but at slow pace - FM

    Palestinian reconciliation efforts ongoing but at slow pace - FM

    Date: 2015-02-28 09:31:49 GMT - China - Arab world - SN:23 - ID:2058417

    Inter-Palestinian reconciliation efforts are ongoing but at a slow pace due to reasons related to Hamas, Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al Malki said. Speaking to MENA correspondent in the Chinese capital, Malki said the Hamas movement still ....

  • Peshmerga forces thwart Daesh attack in Ninawa

    Peshmerga forces thwart Daesh attack in Ninawa

    Date: 2015-02-28 09:25:40 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:21 - ID:2058369

    Kurdish Peshmerga forces have foiled an attack by Daesh militants on their sites in Sinjar in Ninawa province. The Peshmerga - the official military forces of the autonomous region of Kurdistan – backed by the anti-Daesh international coalition, ....

  • Saudi diplomat in Aden reportedly missing

    Saudi diplomat in Aden reportedly missing

    Date: 2015-02-28 09:00:59 GMT - Yemen - Arab world - SN:17 - ID:2058097

    Officials at the Saudi consulate here said they have lost contact with the acting deputy consul since Friday night. Contact has been lost with Saeed al Shahry since Friday evening, according to Yemeni online paper "Aden Al Ghad". A source said ....

  • Kuwaiti awqaf min. launches strategy to spread moderation values

    Kuwaiti awqaf min. launches strategy to spread moderation values

    Date: 2015-02-28 08:37:51 GMT - Kuwait - Arab world - SN:16 - ID:2057933

    Kuwait's Minister of Justice and Awqaf and Islamic Affairs Yaacoub al Sanaa launched a new strategy to spread moderation values based mainly on the renewal of religious discourse. The Higher Committee for the Promotion of Moderation will seek ....

  • Report: Nusra Front hands over demands to mediator in hostages case

    Report: Nusra Front hands over demands to mediator in hostages case

    Date: 2015-02-28 08:30:36 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:14 - ID:2057889

    Al-Qaida-affiliate al-Nusra Front reportedly handed over to the Qatari appointed mediator a list of its demands in return for the release of the Lebanese soldiers and policemen in its captivity, Naharnet said. According to As Safir newspaper ....

  • Iraqi army to lead any operations against Daesh - Pentagon

    Iraqi army to lead any operations against Daesh - Pentagon

    Date: 2015-02-28 07:57:48 GMT - USA - Arab world - SN:6 - ID:2057573

    Any military operations against Daesh militants in Iraq have to be led by the Iraqi army, Pentagon spokesman Rear Adm. John Kirby said. During a press briefing, Kirby said that the US does not "want to go any faster than the Iraqis are ready to ....

  • China stresses support for Palestinians rights

    China stresses support for Palestinians rights

    Date: 2015-02-27 17:57:38 GMT - China - Arab world - SN:21 - ID:2056133

    China fully supports the Palestinian people's right to a recognized state, said Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hong Lei. In statements on Friday, Hong stressed his country's concern about the Palestinian cause. A delegation of the Organization of ....

  • 14 Daesh militants killed in Iraq

    14 Daesh militants killed in Iraq

    Date: 2015-02-27 17:51:23 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:18 - ID:2056097

    As many as 14 Daesh militants were killed in Salahuddin province, northern Iraq, after US-led coalition jets bombed a hideout of the terrorist group. Another airstrike targeted a Daesh site in western Baiji, and left a senior leader of the ....

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