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  • New coronavirus case dies in Saudi Arabia

    New coronavirus case dies in Saudi Arabia

    Date: 2015-01-16 20:25:12 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Arab world - SN:24 - ID:1757529

    The Saudi Health Ministry announced a new death of coronavirus in Riyadh on Friday. The death toll hit 360 out of 835 reported infections. As many as 469 cases have recovered and 6 cases are still under treatment. ....

  • US says new Palestinian UN bid 'not constructive'

    US says new Palestinian UN bid 'not constructive'

    Date: 2015-01-16 07:50:41 GMT - USA - Arab world - SN:1 - ID:1753397

    The US rejected a Palestinian plan to resubmit a draft resolution to the UN Security Council calling for Israel to withdraw from occupied territories within three years. "I would say that we do not think that another Security Council resolution ....

  • Lebanon army says foiled plots of suicide attacks after Jabal Mohsen bombing

    Lebanon army says foiled plots of suicide attacks after Jabal Mohsen bombing

    Date: 2015-01-15 17:53:57 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:40 - ID:1751717

    The Lebanese army said Thursday that its intelligence agency thwarted plots to carry out a series of suicide attacks against military and civilian targets after Jabal Mohsen's twin bombing. The intelligence arrested Hossam al-Naboush and Elie ....

  • Israel to open Karm Abu Salem crossing exceptionally Friday

    Israel to open Karm Abu Salem crossing exceptionally Friday

    Date: 2015-01-15 16:58:30 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:35 - ID:1751293

    Israeli authorities will open Karm Abu Salem, also known as Kerem Shalom, crossing on Friday exceptionally to allow some basic material to enter into the besieged Gaza Strip. Limited quantities of cooking oil and fuel will be allowed into the ....

  • Iraq's official: Iraq desires to host PUOICM meeting in 2016

    Iraq's official: Iraq desires to host PUOICM meeting in 2016

    Date: 2015-01-15 16:21:35 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:30 - ID:1751045

    Iraqi Parliament Speaker Salim al-Jabouri said on Thursday that Iraq has a desire to host the Parliamentary Union of the Organization of the Islamic Cooperation Member States (PUOICM)'s meeting in 2016. Al-Jabouri made such remarks during his ....

  • Libya FM calls for lifting ban on arming military

    Libya FM calls for lifting ban on arming military

    Date: 2015-01-15 15:13:42 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:29 - ID:1750569

    Libya's foreign minister called Thursday for lifting ban on arming the Libyan military. Speaking at an Arab league meeting in Cairo, Foreign Minister Mohamed Dayri urged fellow Arab countries to back the Geneva talks between rival Libyan ....

  • Extremist Jewish groups storm Al-Aqsa Mosque

    Extremist Jewish groups storm Al-Aqsa Mosque

    Date: 2015-01-15 15:11:00 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:27 - ID:1750541

    Extremist Jewish groups attacked Thursday Al-Aqsa Mosque anew form the Mughraba Gate. In a statement issued on Thursday, Islamic Awqaf (Endowments) Department underlined that the Israeli police enforced tight security measures on the worshipers ....

  • AL head holds closed doors meeting on Libya

    AL head holds closed doors meeting on Libya

    Date: 2015-01-15 15:09:55 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:26 - ID:1750517

    Arab League Secretary General Nabil el Arabi held Thursday a closed door meeting with Foreign Ministers of United Arab Emirates Abdallah bin Zayed, Bahrain Khaled bin Ahmed al Khalifa and Saudi Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Nazar bin Obaid ....

  • Jordan, US probe joint military cooperation

    Jordan, US probe joint military cooperation

    Date: 2015-01-15 15:08:30 GMT - Jordan - Arab world - SN:25 - ID:1750505

    Chairman of the Jordanian Joint Chiefs of Staff and adviser of King Abdullah II for Military Affairs General Mashal Mohammad al-Zaban discussed with US Army Chief of Staff Ray Odierno means of boosting relations between the armed forces of the two ....

  • Palestine PM calls for unfreezing tax revenues held by Israel

    Palestine PM calls for unfreezing tax revenues held by Israel

    Date: 2015-01-15 13:43:11 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:22 - ID:1749553

    Palestine's Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah called on the international community to compel Israel to release the tax revenues it collects on behalf of the Palestinian Authority, WAFA news agency. Hamdallah’s call came as he met Thursday with the ....

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