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  • Several Iraqi cities purged from Daesh militants - PM

    Several Iraqi cities purged from Daesh militants - PM

    Date: 2014-12-17 15:29:48 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:52 - ID:1558981

    Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said on Wednesday that several Iraqi cities were purged from militants of the terrorist Daesh group. The PM made the statements following a meeting with Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry, now on a ....

  • Hamas lifted from EU terrorist list for loophole in procedures

    Hamas lifted from EU terrorist list for loophole in procedures

    Date: 2014-12-17 11:49:50 GMT - Luxembourg - Arab world - SN:37 - ID:1556753

    The European Court of Justice on Wednesday lifted the name of Palestinian movement Hamas from the European Union (EU) list of terrorist organizations. According to Radio France Internationale, the move was adopted on the backdrop of a loophole in ....

  • 6th Arab-African Youth Environmental Forum kicks off Thursday

    6th Arab-African Youth Environmental Forum kicks off Thursday

    Date: 2014-12-17 11:36:25 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:32 - ID:1556553

    The 6th Arab-African Youth Environmental Forum will kick off at the Arab League premises on Thursday under the title of "The Nile: A Means to Cooperation, not Struggle”, under the auspices of the Arab League Secretary-General Nabil El Araby. The ....

  • Labor minister says Gemayel can be Lebanon new president

    Labor minister says Gemayel can be Lebanon new president

    Date: 2014-12-17 11:25:49 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:31 - ID:1556453

    Leader of the Lebanese Phalanges Party Amine Gemayel, 72, is likely to run in the upcoming presidential election, the labor minister said Wednesday. Sejean Qazzi told MENA developments in Lebanon entail a person like Gemayel, capable of absorbing ....

  • 400 trucks allowed into GS via Karam Abu Salem

    400 trucks allowed into GS via Karam Abu Salem

    Date: 2014-12-17 10:30:24 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:24 - ID:1555833

    Israeli authorities decided on Friday to allow 400 trucks loaded with commodities into the Gaza Strip through Karam Abu Salem crossing. The trucks are carrying goods for the commercial, agricultural and transportation sectors along with aid ....

  • Hardline Jews break into Aqsa Mosque

    Hardline Jews break into Aqsa Mosque

    Date: 2014-12-17 09:27:57 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:19 - ID:1555117

    Extremist Jewish groups, backed by Israeli forces, stormed Al-Aqsa Mosque on Wednesday from Bab Maghraba gate. The groups provocatively marched through the yards of the mosque where scores of worshipers and Muslim students of Education Councils ....

  • Libyan soldier kidnapped in Sirte

    Libyan soldier kidnapped in Sirte

    Date: 2014-12-17 08:48:19 GMT - Libya - Arab world - SN:7 - ID:1554469

    A soldier of the Libyan Shock troops was kidnapped in Sirte, a military source said. Soldier Massoud Guma Amari was taken to an unknown destination. He was on a family visit when he was abducted, the source added. Libya has been gripped by ....

  • 25 killed, scores wounded in Syrian bombing of Idlib

    25 killed, scores wounded in Syrian bombing of Idlib

    Date: 2014-12-17 08:39:57 GMT - Syria - Arab world - SN:8 - ID:1554497

    At least 25 people were killed and scores wounded in Assad forces' bombing of different areas of Idlib, Homs and Deraa on Tuesday, activists said. The Syrian forces used rockets and bomb barrels in the bombing, the said. Meanwhile, on-and-off ....

  • Two persons arrested with explosive belts, arms in Yarmouk district

    Two persons arrested with explosive belts, arms in Yarmouk district

    Date: 2014-12-17 08:27:29 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:5 - ID:1554393

    The Iraqi security forces arrested late Tuesday two persons with two explosive belts and arms in a housing apartment in Yarmouk district, west of Baghdad. A security source told Al-Sumariya News TV Channel said a force of the Iraqi army raided ....

  • Abbas coordinates efforts on UN vote over phone with Egypt, Jordan FMs

    Abbas coordinates efforts on UN vote over phone with Egypt, Jordan FMs

    Date: 2014-12-17 07:38:12 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:4 - ID:1553893

    Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas received a phone call on Tuesday from Egypt's Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukri to discuss exerted efforts on a UN vote on a draft resolution to end Israeli occupation. Also, the President received a phone call ....

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