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  • Jordan sends leading MB member to jail

    Jordan sends leading MB member to jail

    Date: 2015-02-15 09:45:33 GMT - Jordan - Arab world - SN:15 - ID:1966085

    The Jordanian State Security Court sentenced on Sunday a senior Muslim Brotherhood member to 18 months in prison for criticising the United Arab Emirates on social media. The ruling against deputy leader of MB Zaki Bani Rushaid guilty was ....

  • Houthis slam GUlf statement on Yemeni crisis

    Houthis slam GUlf statement on Yemeni crisis

    Date: 2015-02-15 09:42:07 GMT - Yemen - Arab world - SN:14 - ID:1966061

    Houthis criticized on Sunday the statement of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) that rejected the constitutional declaration the Shiite rebels announced after the power vacuum in the country. "There is nothing new about this [GCC] stance and the ....

  • Oman presides over Arab Commission for Human Rights in Cairo

    Oman presides over Arab Commission for Human Rights in Cairo

    Date: 2015-02-15 09:41:01 GMT - Sultanate of Oman - Arab world - SN:13 - ID:1966045

    The four-day meetings of the 37th round of the Arab Commission for Human Rights, led by Omani Mohammad bin Sulaiman Al-Rashidi, launched its proceedings here on Sunday. Representatives of Arab countries and NGOs concerned with human rights ....

  • 100 killed in fierce fighting in Daraa

    100 killed in fierce fighting in Daraa

    Date: 2015-02-15 09:10:50 GMT - Syria - Arab world - SN:12 - ID:1965709

    At least 100 Syrian army soldiers and opposition gunmen were killed in fierce fighting that has been going on for almost a week in Daraa, activists said. The Syrian army has launched an assault on gunmen in Daraa to repel their incursion towards ....

  • Drone from Lebanon violates Israeli airspace

    Drone from Lebanon violates Israeli airspace

    Date: 2015-02-15 09:01:08 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:10 - ID:1965637

    A drone, flying out of Lebanon, violated Israeli airspace in the wee hours of Sunday, Al Mayadeen TV channel reported. The drone flew over Israel at 1 a.m. for 20 minutes before returning to Lebanon. This is the second violation of the ....

  • Israel allows 550 trucks into Gaza

    Israel allows 550 trucks into Gaza

    Date: 2015-02-15 08:47:06 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:5 - ID:1965533

    Israeli authorities decided on Sunday to allow 550 trucks loaded with commodities into the Gaza Strip through Karm Abu Salem crossing. The trucks are carrying goods for the commercial, agricultural and transportation sectors along with aid ....

  • 3 shock troops killed in Benghazi clashes

    3 shock troops killed in Benghazi clashes

    Date: 2015-02-15 07:58:00 GMT - Libya - Arab world - SN:4 - ID:1965129

    Three Libyan army soldiers were killed and others wounded in clashes with the Shura Council of Benghazi Revolutionaries, an umbrella group for the city’s hard-line militias, an army spokesman said. The spokesman told MENA Sunday that the three ....

  • Yemeni tribes regain control over Al Baida governorate, expel Houthis

    Yemeni tribes regain control over Al Baida governorate, expel Houthis

    Date: 2015-02-15 07:54:00 GMT - Yemen - Arab world - SN:3 - ID:1965101

    Yemeni tribesmen managed to regain control over several areas in Al Baida governorate, in central Yemen, after the Houthis stormed the city over the past week, tribal sources said. The sources expected fierce clashes to take place in the coming ....

  • Libyan human rights commission urges international NGOs to work on releasing 2 abducted officials

    Libyan human rights commission urges international NGOs to work on releasing 2 abducted officials

    Date: 2015-02-15 07:44:04 GMT - Libya - Arab world - SN:2 - ID:1965045

    The Libyan National Commission for Human Rights urged on Sunday United Nations mission in Libya to immediately interfere in an attempt to release head of the commission el Hadi bin Taleb and member of the beard of directors Ali el Asta who were ....

  • Jordon's FM: Extremism in our region behind killing of 3 Muslims in N. Carolina

    Jordon's FM: Extremism in our region behind killing of 3 Muslims in N. Carolina

    Date: 2015-02-14 17:36:25 GMT - Jordan - Arab world - SN:42 - ID:1963449

    Jordanian Prime Minister Abdullah Ensour said on Saturday that the reason behind the killing of three young Muslims killed in North Carolina is the bloody acts committed by extremists in our region. The premier made the remarks during a ....

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