Arab world

  • Service : English
  • Category : Arab world
  • US denies Russian report it dropped white phosphorus in eastern Syria

    US denies Russian report it dropped white phosphorus in eastern Syria

    Date: 2018-09-10 15:43:47 GMT - USA - Arab world - SN:6 - ID:7570944

    The Pentagon is denying Russian reports that the US dropped white phosphorus munitions on military targets in a civilian area of eastern Syria, Voice of America reported on Monday. The chemical is used to create large smokescreens, but is also ....

  • Qaeda leader killed in US drone attack in Yemen

    Qaeda leader killed in US drone attack in Yemen

    Date: 2018-09-09 18:22:28 GMT - Yemen - Arab world - SN:10 - ID:7569483

    An Al Qaeda leader was killed in a US drone attack on Yemen's Abyan earlier Sunday. Sky News channel carried the news without giving further details. ....

  • 4 rockets launched against Basra Airport in Iraq

    4 rockets launched against Basra Airport in Iraq

    Date: 2018-09-08 17:58:32 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:6 - ID:7567970

    Four rockets have been launched against Basra Airport, in the south of Iraq, according to local security sources. Al Arabiya al Hadath reported the incident in breaking news on Saturday. The channel mentioned no information on casualties or ....

  • Protesters set fire to gate of presidential palaces in Basra

    Protesters set fire to gate of presidential palaces in Basra

    Date: 2018-09-07 22:36:43 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:10 - ID:7566937

    Protesters have torched the gate of the presidential palaces compound in the southern Iraqi city of Basra amid large protests against corruption and lack of basic services. A shooting was heard inside the buildings, local sources said. It is ....

  • UNICEF: Escalation of violence in Idlib to be deadly for children

    UNICEF: Escalation of violence in Idlib to be deadly for children

    Date: 2018-09-07 22:36:01 GMT - Switzerland - Arab world - SN:9 - ID:7566936

    A further escalation of fighting in Idlib, northwestern Syria, will put the lives of more than 1 million children at imminent risk, UNICEF said Friday. "Thousands of children in Idlib have been forced to leave their homes multiple times and are ....

  • Arab Parliament hails Paraguay over shutting down embassy in Jerusalem

    Arab Parliament hails Paraguay over shutting down embassy in Jerusalem

    Date: 2018-09-07 18:32:00 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:1 - ID:7566821

    The Arab Parliament (AP) commended the brave decision which was taken by Paraguay to shut down its embassy in the occupied Jerusalem, BNA reported on Friday. AP Speaker Mishal bin Fahm al Salami sent cables of thanks to the Paraguyan president, ....

  • Saudi National Guard: Helicopter AH6i accident

    Saudi National Guard: Helicopter AH6i accident

    Date: 2018-09-06 18:36:33 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Arab world - SN:15 - ID:7565698

    The Saudi Ministry of the National Guard said that during the usual training at Khashm al An airport in Riyadh, an accident of an AH6i helicopter caused the death of trainer Paul Reddy, American national, and the injury of trainee Flying Officer ....

  • Iraq imposes curfew in Basra till further notice

    Iraq imposes curfew in Basra till further notice

    Date: 2018-09-06 18:08:02 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:12 - ID:7565658

    Iraqi authorities imposed a curfew in Basra, a city of more than 2 million people, as of Thursday and till further notice. In a statement, Basra Operations Command said curfew will come into effect as of 3:00 p.m. (Iraq Local Time). It called ....

  • Abul Gheit opens 102nd Arab economic, social council session

    Abul Gheit opens 102nd Arab economic, social council session

    Date: 2018-09-06 17:59:27 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:11 - ID:7565642

    Arab League (AL) Secretary General Ahmed Abul Gheit warned that 300,000 Palestinian students were facing a dismal future due to the latest fierce pressure exercised on the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees ....

  • Fire erupts at Basra City Hall

    Fire erupts at Basra City Hall

    Date: 2018-09-06 17:31:15 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:10 - ID:7565609

    Civil defense teams are battling a fire that erupted at Basra City Hall on Thursday, an Iraqi security source said. The reason behind the fire has not been immediately known. Earlier in the day, Iraqi authorities imposed a curfew in Basra, a ....

Middle East News Agency © - designed and developed : GCSSD
Intellectual Property Rights reserved to GCSSD