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  • Arab FMs to hold urgent meeting on Yemen: AL

    Arab FMs to hold urgent meeting on Yemen: AL

    Date: 2015-02-15 15:06:55 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:25 - ID:1969181

    Arab foreign ministers will hold an urgent meeting on Wednesday to discuss the latest developments of the Yemeni crisis, Deputy Secretary-General of the Arab League Ahmed bin Helli has said. The meeting will be held at the headquarters of General ....

  • Palestinian amb. meets Egyptian diplomats

    Palestinian amb. meets Egyptian diplomats

    Date: 2015-02-15 15:01:57 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:24 - ID:1969133

    Palestinian Ambassador to Egypt Gamal el Shobaki met on Sunday with Egypt's Assistant Foreign Minister for Neighboring Countries Osama el-Magdoub. During the meeting, Shobaki stressed that the Palestinian leadership is determined to head for the ....

  • Daesh beheads 15 Peshmerga fighters in Kirkuk

    Daesh beheads 15 Peshmerga fighters in Kirkuk

    Date: 2015-02-15 10:57:33 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:21 - ID:1966721

    Daesh has beheaded 15 Kurdish Peshmerga soldiers who were abducted in January in clashes in Kirkuk governorate, Iraqi security and local sources said on Sunday. The hostages bodies were found early today in the northern Iraqi ....

  • Bashir gives green light to release detained opposition leaders

    Bashir gives green light to release detained opposition leaders

    Date: 2015-02-15 10:04:02 GMT - Sudan - Arab world - SN:20 - ID:1966237

    Sudanese President Omer al Bashir has given the green light for the release of the opposition leader Farouk Abu Issa and Human rights prominent activist Amin Meeki Mandi, Sudan Tribune reported. Information minister and (7+7) spokesperson from ....

  • 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 ....

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