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  • 22 students drown in Nile after their boat sinks in Northern Sudan

    22 students drown in Nile after their boat sinks in Northern Sudan

    Date: 2018-08-15 17:19:26 GMT - Sudan - Arab world - SN:9 - ID:7535394

    At least 22 students drowned on Wednesday when a boat carrying more than 40 people sank while crossing the Nile in northern Sudan, state news agency SUNA said. Civil defense forces were searching the waters for the missing passengers but had not ....

  • Saudi minister grants piece of Kaaba Kiswah to Egypt's Mufti

    Saudi minister grants piece of Kaaba Kiswah to Egypt's Mufti

    Date: 2018-08-15 16:52:49 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Arab world - SN:8 - ID:7535350

    Saudi Minister of Hajj and Umrah Mohamed Saleh bin Taher Bentin granted on Wednesday a piece of Kiswah (the black cloth covering the Holy Kaaba) to Egypt’s Grand Mufti Shawqi Allam during the 43rd annual forum on Hajj, held in Saudi Arabia. The ....

  • Yemeni president leaves Cairo en route to Riyadh

    Yemeni president leaves Cairo en route to Riyadh

    Date: 2018-08-15 14:41:50 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:4 - ID:7535125

    Yemeni President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi left here on Wednesday en route to the Saudi capital Riyadh after a three-day visit to Egypt. He was accompanied by Yemen's Foreign and Information Ministers Khaled al Yamani and Mouammar al Aryani, ....

  • AL chief receives Yemeni president

    AL chief receives Yemeni president

    Date: 2018-08-14 11:55:48 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:13 - ID:7533078

    Arab League (AL) Secretary General Ahmed Abul Gheit held a session of talks with Yemeni President Abdrabu Mansour Hadi on Tuesday. The talks took up the recent developments of the Yemeni crisis. The AL chief also received Secretary General of ....

  • AL chief receives Yemeni president

    AL chief receives Yemeni president

    Date: 2018-08-14 09:32:15 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:9 - ID:7532733

    Arab League (AL) Secretary General Ahmed Abul Gheit held a session of talks with Yemeni President Abdrabu Mansour Hadi on Tuesday. The talks took up the recent developments of the Yemeni crisis. The AL chief also received Secretary General of ....

  • UN: Up to 30,000 Daesh fighters left in Iraq, Syria

    UN: Up to 30,000 Daesh fighters left in Iraq, Syria

    Date: 2018-08-14 07:22:04 GMT - United Nations - Arab world - SN:2 - ID:7532489

    A UN report released Monday said between 20,000 and 30,000 Daesh fighters remain in Iraq and Syria despite the jihadist group's defeat and a halt in the flow of foreigners joining its ranks, France 24 reported. The report by UN sanctions ....

  • UAE will not allow victory of Iran's arm in Yemen - minister

    UAE will not allow victory of Iran's arm in Yemen - minister

    Date: 2018-08-13 18:07:49 GMT - United Arab Emirates - Arab world - SN:6 - ID:7532170

    UAE's Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash stressed Monday that the member countries of the Arab coalition will not allow the victory of Iran's arm namely the Houthi militias in Yemen. "We will not let a strategic transformation to ....

  • 17 killed, injured in raid to arrest Jordan blast perpetrators

    17 killed, injured in raid to arrest Jordan blast perpetrators

    Date: 2018-08-11 21:19:53 GMT - Jordan - Arab world - SN:12 - ID:7529285

    A policeman was killed and 16 others were injured on Sunday in a security raid to arrest suspects in a terrorist blast that occurred in Jordan yesterday. The raid targeted the perpetrators at a building in Naqab Al Dabour district in northern ....

  • Head of pilgrims mission in Saudi Arabia to MENA: There are no missing pilgrims

    Head of pilgrims mission in Saudi Arabia to MENA: There are no missing pilgrims

    Date: 2018-08-11 17:08:21 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:9 - ID:7529037

    Head of Egypt's Pilgrim Mission in Saudi Arabia Amr Loutfy said there are no missing pilgrims so far. In statements to MENA, he said that the number of pilgrims who won the lottery hajj and arrived in Saudi Arabia to perform the rituals reached ....

  • Saudi king orders hosting of 1,000 pilgrims from Egyptian martyrs' families

    Saudi king orders hosting of 1,000 pilgrims from Egyptian martyrs' families

    Date: 2018-08-11 16:38:22 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Arab world - SN:2 - ID:7529002

    Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has ordered the hosting of 1,000 pilgrims from the families of martyrs of the Egyptian Armed Forces and police, the Saudi press agency reported Saturday. The decision comes as part of the king's Hajj Guests ....

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