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  • Erdogan supports extremism in Mideast- Syrian president

    Erdogan supports extremism in Mideast- Syrian president

    Date: 2015-03-03 18:06:01 GMT - Syria - Arab world - SN:78 - ID:2084013

    The Turkish government under President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is providing support to extremist and Takfiri forces, the Syrian News Agency cited Syria's President Bashar al-Assad as saying Tuesday. Al-Assad's remarks came during a meeting with a ....

  • Joint Iraqi troops tighten grip on Daesh militants in Salahuddin

    Joint Iraqi troops tighten grip on Daesh militants in Salahuddin

    Date: 2015-03-03 16:14:56 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:18 - ID:2080993

    Joint Iraqi troops have taken control over Toz-Tikrit road and al Zarka Bridge that connects Diyala and Salahuddin provinces in northern Iraq. Security sources said Tuesday that the Tel Kassiba village was liberated and that the Daesh flag was ....

  • Transport aircraft loaded with Turkish military aid supplies arrive in Iraq

    Transport aircraft loaded with Turkish military aid supplies arrive in Iraq

    Date: 2015-03-03 16:13:40 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:62 - ID:2083261

    Two C130 transport aircraft arrived in Iraq carrying Turkish military aid supplies. The supplies were delivered by Turkish Ambassador to Iraq Farouk Qaymaqchi to officials of the Iraqi Defense Ministry. Turkey will continue siding with Iraq, a ....

  • US praises Algeria efforts to reach settlement for Libya crisis

    US praises Algeria efforts to reach settlement for Libya crisis

    Date: 2015-03-03 16:11:46 GMT - Algeria - Arab world - SN:41 - ID:2082229

    US Assistant Secretary of State for the Middle East Affairs Anne Patterson praised efforts exerted by Algeria in order to reach a settlement for the Libyan crisis. The US official's remarks were made following her meeting with Minister for ....

  • Palestinian president receives invitation from Sisi to attend Arab summit

    Palestinian president receives invitation from Sisi to attend Arab summit

    Date: 2015-03-03 15:51:20 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:59 - ID:2083101

    Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas met Tuesday with Egyptian Ambassador here Wael Attia. Attia handed over a letter from Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi to Abbas, inviting him to attend an Arab Summit on March 28-29. Abbas stressed ....

  • Unknown aircraft bombs area around Tripoli airport, says Libya official

    Unknown aircraft bombs area around Tripoli airport, says Libya official

    Date: 2015-03-03 15:36:19 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:17 - ID:2080957

    An unidentified warplane bombed an area around Tripoli airport in Libya, Tripoli security spokesman Essam al Naas told MENA on Tuesday. Al Naas did not give further details. Libyan Deputy Foreign Minister Hassan al Saghir urged more political ....

  • Arab League: Forming anti-terror force to top Sharm summit

    Arab League: Forming anti-terror force to top Sharm summit

    Date: 2015-03-03 15:25:46 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:49 - ID:2082881

    The Arab League shed light on Egypt's proposal on forming an Arab force to protect the national security of Arab states and fight terrorism. In press statements on Tuesday, the league's assistant secretary general Ahmed bin Heli said the proposal ....

  • US committed to providing Iraq with logistic support, advanced weapons -- US commander

    US committed to providing Iraq with logistic support, advanced weapons -- US commander

    Date: 2015-03-03 14:04:10 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:39 - ID:2082097

    A US commander met on Tuesday with Chief of Staff of the Iraqi Army General Babikir Zebari. During their meeting, the US commander stressed that the US is committed to providing Iraq with all logistic support and advanced weapons to improve ....

  • Preparations for AL ministerial council over, says official

    Preparations for AL ministerial council over, says official

    Date: 2015-03-03 13:41:22 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:35 - ID:2081829

    Arab League (AL) Deputy Secretary General Ahmed bin Heli said on Tuesday that the pan-Arab body has taken all preparations for hosting the 143rd session of the AL's Ministerial Council, due to be held this month. He said that the meeting will ....

  • Lebanon's army raids militants in Ras Baalbek

    Lebanon's army raids militants in Ras Baalbek

    Date: 2015-03-03 13:04:32 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:32 - ID:2081485

    The Lebanese Army on Tuesday shelled with heavy artillery militants in Ras Baalbek outskirts, the National News Agency reported. In the meantime, the Army Command issued a communiqué on Tuesday, announcing that a soldier was killed during an Army ....

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