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  • Iraqi defense min. discusses Deash crisis with MPs

    Iraqi defense min. discusses Deash crisis with MPs

    Date: 2015-01-17 18:54:35 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:51 - ID:1763341

    Iraqi Defense Minister Khaled al-Obeidi received Saturday some members of the country's Council of Representatives on Daesh crisis in two separate meetings. During the first meeting, al Obeidi received head of the council's security and defense ....

  • Lebanon Justice Minister extends apology to Bahrain over Nasrallah's remarks

    Lebanon Justice Minister extends apology to Bahrain over Nasrallah's remarks

    Date: 2015-01-17 18:39:44 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:47 - ID:1763257

    Lebanon's Justice Minister Ashraf Rifi issued a personal apology to Bahrain on Saturday over criticism made by Hezbollah's leader against Bahrain. In a statement, Rifi wished that Hassan Nasralla's remarks, which runs contrary to Beirut's will, ....

  • Iraqi army kills 15 militants, thwarts attack

    Iraqi army kills 15 militants, thwarts attack

    Date: 2015-01-17 18:37:56 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:46 - ID:1763245

    The Iraqi army on Saturday killed 15 terrorists in the Iraqi province of Salaheddin. In a statement Saturday, the Iraqi Ministry of Defense said that the army carried out a crackdown in different areas of the province, leaving 15 militants dead ....

  • US embassy in Sana'a slams abduction of Yemeni president office manager

    US embassy in Sana'a slams abduction of Yemeni president office manager

    Date: 2015-01-17 13:45:57 GMT - Yemen - Arab world - SN:44 - ID:1761869

    The US Embassy in Sana'a condemned severely the kidnapping of director of the Yemeni president's office Ahmed Awad bin Mubarak, calling for freeing him to return safely to his family. In a statement issued on Saturday, the embassy said that the ....

  • Arab countries urged to support Libyan army in confronting terrorism

    Arab countries urged to support Libyan army in confronting terrorism

    Date: 2015-01-17 11:56:09 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:33 - ID:1760849

    Libyan Foreign Minister Mohamed el Dairi underlined the need of rallying efforts among Arab countries in order to support the Libyan army in confronting terrorism. Dairi, meanwhile, underlined the need of lifting the ban, imposed by a panel ....

  • Iraqi forces kill 35 members of Daesh in Anbar

    Iraqi forces kill 35 members of Daesh in Anbar

    Date: 2015-01-17 11:55:09 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:32 - ID:1760845

    The Iraqi forces killed 35 members belonging to Daesh terrorist group on Saturday in Anbar, western Iraq. The forces managed to destroy cars and a store of weapons owned by the group, said a security source. Meanwhile, Daesh organization ....

  • Booby-trapped car explodes in front of Algerian embassy in Libya

    Booby-trapped car explodes in front of Algerian embassy in Libya

    Date: 2015-01-17 11:20:56 GMT - Libya - Arab world - SN:28 - ID:1760533

    A booby-trapped vehicle went off on Saturday in front of the Algerian Embassy in Libya resulting in the injury of two guards. The two officers were rushed to the hospital, said a Libyan security source in statements on Saturday. Security ....

  • AL chief, Libyan FM discuss efforts to end conflict in Libya

    AL chief, Libyan FM discuss efforts to end conflict in Libya

    Date: 2015-01-17 10:57:30 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:22 - ID:1760209

    Arab League Secretary General Nabil El-Arabi conferred on Saturday with Libyan Foreign Minister Mohammad Al Dairi on the latest regional developments and the outcome of the Arab foreign ministers emergency meeting which wrapped up on ....

  • Kuwaitis protest to condemn Charlie Hebdo cartoons

    Kuwaitis protest to condemn Charlie Hebdo cartoons

    Date: 2015-01-17 09:57:22 GMT - Kuwait - Arab world - SN:19 - ID:1759649

    Dozens of Kuwaitis staged a sit-in outside the French embassy in protest against French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo for publishing another insulting cartoon of the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH). Shouting slogans against the insulting move, Kuwaiti ....

  • Officials say gunmen abduct head of Yemen president's office

    Officials say gunmen abduct head of Yemen president's office

    Date: 2015-01-17 09:47:35 GMT - Yemen - Arab world - SN:18 - ID:1759597

    Security officials say gunmen have abducted the head of Yemen's Office of the Presidency in the center of the capital, Sanaa. Officials say gunmen kidnapped Ahmed Awad bin Mubarak and his two guards early Saturday. They say Mubarak and his guards ....

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