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  • 36,000 people displaced from Darfur since start of 2015: UN

    36,000 people displaced from Darfur since start of 2015: UN

    Date: 2015-02-09 11:01:51 GMT - Sudan - Arab world - SN:22 - ID:1926041

    The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said that aid agencies have confirmed that 36,000 people have been displaced by fighting between government forces and armed movements in Darfur since January, a UN spokesman told ....

  • 10 killed, 30 injured in suicide bombing in Kadhimiya in northern Baghdad

    10 killed, 30 injured in suicide bombing in Kadhimiya in northern Baghdad

    Date: 2015-02-09 10:55:25 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:12 - ID:1925165

    A suicide bomber detonated himself Monday in a parking lot in Kadhimiya in northern Baghdad killing 10 people and injuring over 30 others. The suicide bomber was wearing an explosive belt and targeted a group of Iraqi civilians, Spokesman of ....

  • Israel allows 450 trucks into Gaza

    Israel allows 450 trucks into Gaza

    Date: 2015-02-09 09:11:27 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:8 - ID:1924521

    Israeli authorities decided to allow 450 trucks into Karm Abu Salem, also known as Kerem Shalom, crossing on Monday. The trucks are loaded with goods for commercial and agricultural sectors, head of the crossing's coordination committee for the ....

  • 30 Syrian soldiers killed in clashes with opposition in Rif Dimashq

    30 Syrian soldiers killed in clashes with opposition in Rif Dimashq

    Date: 2015-02-09 07:51:03 GMT - Syria - Arab world - SN:5 - ID:1924369

    Thirty soldiers of the Syrian government forces were killed in Rif Dimashq during clashes with opposition gunmen, Sky News reported Monday. The Syrian Revolution Brigade destroyed five tanks that belong to the Syrian army in Rif Dimashq. ....

  • Lebanese army receives US weapon shipment

    Lebanese army receives US weapon shipment

    Date: 2015-02-08 16:16:59 GMT - USA - Arab world - SN:59 - ID:1921861

    A shipment of US weapons pledged to the Lebanese Army arrived Sunday to Beirut’s port, the US embassy in a statement. A statement said that US Ambassador David Hale presided over the delivery of $25 million in assistance to the Lebanese ....

  • UN envoy back to Sanaa

    UN envoy back to Sanaa

    Date: 2015-02-08 15:20:13 GMT - Yemen - Arab world - SN:56 - ID:1921329

    United Nations special envoy to Yemen Jamal Benomar returned to Sanaa from Saudi Arabia to resume contacts with politicians on ways to exit the current crisis. He traveled to Saudi Arabia on Friday but had to return abruptly Saturday evening ....

  • Israeli soldiers open fire on Palestinian vehicle near Bethlehem

    Israeli soldiers open fire on Palestinian vehicle near Bethlehem

    Date: 2015-02-08 14:12:09 GMT - Israel - Arab world - SN:49 - ID:1920721

    Israeli soldiers opened fire on a Palestinian vehicle that attempted to run over soldiers near Bethlehem in the West Bank on Sunday, The Jerusalem Post reported. The soldiers recognized the vehicle, which came from the direction of the village of ....

  • Britain pledges £100m extra aid for Syrian refugees

    Britain pledges £100m extra aid for Syrian refugees

    Date: 2015-02-08 13:37:01 GMT - United Kingdom - Arab world - SN:43 - ID:1920357

    British International Development Secretary Justine Greening has announced an additional 100 million pounds sterling to Syrian refugees. This came during Greening's meeting Sunday with Jordanian Prime Minister Abdullah Ensour, Interior Minister ....

  • AL chief warns of Houthis escalation in Yemen

    AL chief warns of Houthis escalation in Yemen

    Date: 2015-02-08 12:32:33 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:39 - ID:1919729

    Arab League (AL) Secretary General Nabil el Araby warned of the gravity of the escalatory steps by the Houthi militants in Yemen, which he said, would lead to the collapse of the political process in the country. In a press release Sunday, he ....

  • Saudi king meets UN chief

    Saudi king meets UN chief

    Date: 2015-02-08 12:15:36 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Arab world - SN:36 - ID:1919561

    Saudi King Salman ben Abdel Aziz received Sunday UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon along with his accompanying delegation. During the meeting, the UN chief extended condolences to king Salman over the death of late Saudi King Abdallah ben Abdel ....

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