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  • Lebanese army targets militants in Ras Baalbek

    Lebanese army targets militants in Ras Baalbek

    Date: 2015-02-24 15:21:35 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:33 - ID:2035313

    The Lebanese Army targeted militants in Ras Baalbek outskirts with heavy cannons. Meanwhile, A Syrian person was arrested in Lebanon's Akkar over charges of smuggling arms. ....

  • Libya approves visa-free travel for Algerians

    Libya approves visa-free travel for Algerians

    Date: 2015-02-24 15:14:31 GMT - Libya - Arab world - SN:32 - ID:2035273

    Libya's National Salvation government has decided to allow visa-free travel for Algerian citizens who desire to enter the country. The move came to enhance bilateral relations with Algeria ....

  • GCC chief meets commander of US Naval Forces

    GCC chief meets commander of US Naval Forces

    Date: 2015-02-24 15:09:07 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Arab world - SN:30 - ID:2035257

    Secretary General of the Gulf Cooperation Council Dr Abdel Latif bin Rashid al Zayani met Tuesday with Admiral John Miller, the commander of US Naval Forces Central Command, to discuss military cooperation between the GCC and Washington. Regional ....

  • Syria's Assad, Pakistani Senate chairman meet over counter-terrorism efforts

    Syria's Assad, Pakistani Senate chairman meet over counter-terrorism efforts

    Date: 2015-02-24 14:56:28 GMT - Syria - Arab world - SN:26 - ID:2035121

    Syrian President Bashar al Assad on Tuesday received Chairman of the Pakistani Senate Syed Nayyer Hussain Bokhari, SANA reported. The meeting dealt with several issues of common concern, including efforts made to eliminate terrorism. The two ....

  • AL chief reviews latest developments in Yemen

    AL chief reviews latest developments in Yemen

    Date: 2015-02-24 14:01:35 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:25 - ID:2034657

    Arab League chief Nabil El Araby held a meeting Tuesday with resigned Yemeni Legal Affairs Minister Mohammed Al Mekhlafi to discuss the latest developments in Yemen. In press statements following the meeting, Mekhlafi underscored the importance ....

  • US urged to pressure Israel over Palestine tax freeze

    US urged to pressure Israel over Palestine tax freeze

    Date: 2015-02-24 13:49:44 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:20 - ID:2034401

    The Palestinian Cabinet called on the US administration to place pressure on Tel Aviv to unlock millions of dollars in taxes owed to the Palestinian Authority. During a meeting here on Tuesday, the Cabinet said that the tax revenues freeze is a ....

  • EU offers UNWRA €5 million for jobless Gazans

    EU offers UNWRA €5 million for jobless Gazans

    Date: 2015-02-24 13:07:52 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:16 - ID:2034237

    The EU is to provide €5 million in aid to the UN's Relief and Works Agency for Palestinians (UNWRA) in the Gaza Strip. Director of UNRWA Operations in Gaza Robert Turner said the fund will aim at creating new jobs in the coastal enclave. He ....

  • Iranian FM arrives in Najaf on visit to Iraq

    Iranian FM arrives in Najaf on visit to Iraq

    Date: 2015-02-24 09:55:07 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:6 - ID:2032137

    Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif arrived in Najaf on Tuesday on a visit to Iraq for talks with his Iraqi counterpart Ibrahim al Jaafari and senior state officials on means of bolstering bilateral relations and other issues of common ....

  • Israeli troops shoot and kill Palestinian in West Bank

    Israeli troops shoot and kill Palestinian in West Bank

    Date: 2015-02-24 08:25:29 GMT - Israel - Arab world - SN:4 - ID:2031109

    Israeli soldiers shot dead a Palestinian young man in the occupied West Bank on Tuesday, Israeli media quoted the military as saying. An Israeli military spokeswoman said the Palestinians hurled rocks, blocks and firebombs at the troops, wounding ....

  • Iraqi troops kill 28 militants in Anbar

    Iraqi troops kill 28 militants in Anbar

    Date: 2015-02-23 16:32:12 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:66 - ID:2028449

    Iraqi troops continued on Monday a military operation to liberate Baghdadi town from Daesh militants in Anbar. Twenty-eight militants were killed on the third day of the operation. Facilities of local authorities were retaken from the ....

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