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  • 5 policemen killed, injured in Jordan blast

    5 policemen killed, injured in Jordan blast

    Date: 2018-08-10 20:34:09 GMT - Jordan - Arab world - SN:7 - ID:7528000

    One policeman was killed and four others were injured, when a gas grenade accidentally exploded inside their military vehicle in Fuhais district, Balqa governorate, official media reported. The accident took place during a duty pertaining to the ....

  • IOM voluntary return plan continues in Libya as more migrants detained

    IOM voluntary return plan continues in Libya as more migrants detained

    Date: 2018-08-10 19:00:11 GMT - Switzerland - Arab world - SN:5 - ID:7527949

    The UN Migration Agency (IOM) said on Friday that it has safely returned 10,950 stranded migrants from Libya during the period between January and July 2018 through its Voluntary Humanitarian Return (VHR) Program as the number of detainees in the ....

  • Saudi air defense intercepts two Houthi missiles targeting Jizan

    Saudi air defense intercepts two Houthi missiles targeting Jizan

    Date: 2018-08-10 16:29:10 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Arab world - SN:2 - ID:7527827

    Saudi Arabia’s air defense forces intercepted two Houthi ballistic missiles launched toward the country’s southwestern Jizan region, Al Arabiya news reported. This comes less than 48 hours of a similar incident when Saudi air defense intercepted ....

  • Bahraini king receives US ambassador

    Bahraini king receives US ambassador

    Date: 2018-08-09 20:38:27 GMT - Bahrain - Arab world - SN:12 - ID:7526829

    Bahraini King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa received on Thursday at the Safriya Palace US Ambassador to Bahrain, Justin Hicks Siberell, accompanied with Vice Admiral Scott Stearney, Commander of the US Naval Forces Central Command, Combined Maritime ....

  • Yemen: Arab coalition fighter jets target Houthi sites in Sanaa

    Yemen: Arab coalition fighter jets target Houthi sites in Sanaa

    Date: 2018-08-09 20:22:33 GMT - Yemen - Arab world - SN:11 - ID:7526818

    The Saudi-led coalition fighter jets conducted airstrikes against sites belonging to Houthi militias in the Yemeni capital, Sky News channel reported Thursday. The sorties targeted a military site in Nuqm mountain in addition to a security camp ....

  • 300 explosive devices defused in Mosul

    300 explosive devices defused in Mosul

    Date: 2018-08-09 20:04:22 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:10 - ID:7526807

    Up to 300 explosive devices were defused and removed in Mosul, Iraq, Sumaria News reported Thursday. The police troops are continuing in mopping up the villages and lands southern Sinjar from the remnants of Daesh group, Iraqi army spokesman ....

  • Arab Parliament speaker hails Saudi efforts to facilitate hajj

    Arab Parliament speaker hails Saudi efforts to facilitate hajj

    Date: 2018-08-09 16:26:00 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:1 - ID:7526567

    Arab Parliament Speaker Mishaal al-Salami lauded the preparations carried out by Saudi Arabia to facilitate Hajj (pilgrimage) for pilgrims. In statements on Thursday, Salami said that Saudi Arabia can shoulder the great responsibility of ....

  • Saudi FM: Riyadh does not accept interference in its internal affairs

    Saudi FM: Riyadh does not accept interference in its internal affairs

    Date: 2018-08-08 21:09:31 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Arab world - SN:16 - ID:7525314

    Foreign Minister Adel Jubair on Wednesday said that activists who were arrested by Saudi authorities have contacted foreign quarters and recruited some persons in vital posts in the State for obtaining information with a view to conveying them to ....

  • Attack on Shirat military airport with drones - SOHR

    Attack on Shirat military airport with drones - SOHR

    Date: 2018-08-08 18:07:19 GMT - United Kingdom - Arab world - SN:11 - ID:7525157

    The London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) said that Shirat military airport controlled by the Syrian forces in southeastern Homs was attacked with remote-controlled aircraft. Many blasts rocked southeastern Homs which turned out ....

  • Saudi king orders hosting of 1,300 male, female pilgrims from 90 countries

    Saudi king orders hosting of 1,300 male, female pilgrims from 90 countries

    Date: 2018-08-08 17:30:15 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Arab world - SN:7 - ID:7525106

    Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has ordered the hosting of 1,300 male and female pilgrims from 90 countries, as part of the king's Hajj Guests Program, annually supervised by the Ministry of Islamic Affairs, Call and Guidance, SPA news ....

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