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  • Iraqi president appoints new Anbar governor

    Iraqi president appoints new Anbar governor

    Date: 2014-12-28 11:30:05 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:35 - ID:1628065

    Iraqi President Fuad Masum issued on Sunday a presidential decree to appoint Sohaib Ismail as the new Anbar governor. Earlier, former Anbar governor Ahmed Khalf el-Dilamy was injured during clashes with Daesh group and he is still receiving ....

  • Arabi: Several Arab countries faced Daesh threats during 2014

    Arabi: Several Arab countries faced Daesh threats during 2014

    Date: 2014-12-28 11:17:31 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:30 - ID:1627989

    Arab League Secretary General Nabil El Arabi underlined the importance of standing against cultural and religious extremism and identifying their reasons, noting that several Arab countries have faced the threats of Daesh group during 2014. At a ....

  • Sudan bans travel of former diplomat

    Sudan bans travel of former diplomat

    Date: 2014-12-28 11:10:23 GMT - Sudan - Arab world - SN:28 - ID:1627889

    The Foreign Ministry banned the travel of the former Sudanese consul to Egypt over financial violations. Upon a request by the Sudanese Foreign Ministry, the Anti-Corruption Department started expanded investigations with the diplomat over ....

  • Israel detains 6,059 Palestinians during 2014

    Israel detains 6,059 Palestinians during 2014

    Date: 2014-12-28 09:29:34 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:20 - ID:1627017

    ‎Israeli troops detained 6,059 Palestinians during 2014 from different Palestinian governorates, Prisoners' and Released Prisoners' Affairs Authority announced on Sunday. An average of 505 people were detained per month, which amounts to 17 ....

  • Iraqi president gives up his UK passport in compliance with Iraqi constitution

    Iraqi president gives up his UK passport in compliance with Iraqi constitution

    Date: 2014-12-28 09:15:20 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:19 - ID:1626829

    Iraqi President Fouad Massoum on Sunday renounced his UK passport in implementation of the Iraqi constitution articles. This came in a message sent by Massoum to the British Embassy in Baghdad. The Iraqi president thanked the UK authorities ....

  • Iraqi FM, UK diplomat discuss ways of confronting Daesh

    Iraqi FM, UK diplomat discuss ways of confronting Daesh

    Date: 2014-12-28 08:53:47 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:15 - ID:1626553

    Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim Al Jaafari met on Sunday with Deputy UK Ambassador to Iraq Belinda Lewis to discuss boosting bilateral relations, especially in confronting Daesh terrorist group. During the meeting, Jaafari asserted the importance ....

  • 380 trucks allowed into GS via Karam Abu Salem

    380 trucks allowed into GS via Karam Abu Salem

    Date: 2014-12-28 08:42:21 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:12 - ID:1626461

    Israeli authorities decided on Sunday to allow 350 trucks loaded with commodities into the Gaza Strip through Karm Abu Salem crossing. The trucks are carrying goods for the commercial, agricultural and transportation sectors along with aid ....

  • Results of Fatah movement elections in Nablus announced

    Results of Fatah movement elections in Nablus announced

    Date: 2014-12-28 08:28:41 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:9 - ID:1626309

    The preparatory committee of Fatah movement in Nablus announced that 15 out of 58 candidates have won elections that were held during the third conference of the movement under the title of "Martyr Zeyad Abu Ein". In a statement released on ....

  • Yemeni transport min. denies privatization of Aden port

    Yemeni transport min. denies privatization of Aden port

    Date: 2014-12-28 07:56:45 GMT - Yemen - Arab world - SN:7 - ID:1626097

    Yemeni Transport Minister Badr Ba-Salma denied rumors on the privatization of Aden port or any other sector affiliated to the ministry. The Yemeni Transports Ministry is looking for large navigation companies that can accredit Aden port as a main ....

  • Houthi appointed as Yemeni chief-of-staff deputy

    Houthi appointed as Yemeni chief-of-staff deputy

    Date: 2014-12-28 07:25:39 GMT - Yemen - Arab world - SN:6 - ID:1625921

    Yemeni President Abd Rabu Mansour Hadi appointed a Houthi leader as deputy chief-of-staff. The observers of the Yemeni situation see that appointing Yehya Mohamed el Shami aims at absorbing the rage of the Houthis over some recent appointments. ....

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