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  • More than 100,000 Libyans flee fighting over past month

    More than 100,000 Libyans flee fighting over past month

    Date: 2014-11-15 08:09:30 GMT - Libya - Arab world - SN:6 - ID:1335269

    The UN refugee agency reported that intense fighting among rival armed groups in western, eastern and south-eastern Libya has forced more than 100,000 people to flee their homes in the past month. The stepped up conflict is centered on the towns ....

  • Algerian army kills extremist in Tizi Ouzou

    Algerian army kills extremist in Tizi Ouzou

    Date: 2014-11-15 08:02:26 GMT - Algeria - Arab world - SN:5 - ID:1335229

    An armed extremist was killed Friday in Tizi Ouzou province, northern Algeria. Military troops killed the extremist during a security campaign in the state, 110 kilometers east of the capital, Algiers, according to Sky News. ....

  • Saudi CP meets Australian PM

    Saudi CP meets Australian PM

    Date: 2014-11-15 07:44:16 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Arab world - SN:4 - ID:1335113

    Saudi Crown Prince, Deputy Premier and Defense Minister Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud met on Saturday with Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Australia's northern city of Brisbane. The meeting took up means ....

  • Houthis arrive in Maareb for Qaeda fight

    Houthis arrive in Maareb for Qaeda fight

    Date: 2014-11-15 07:30:16 GMT - Yemen - Arab world - SN:1 - ID:1335029

    Armed groups from the Houthi group started arriving in the southeastern province of Maareb after having secured Al Bayda' province in a bid to fight Al-Qaeda in Yemen. Houthi fighters and residents are preparing to cleanse the province from ....

  • Lebanese PM meets UNIFIL commander

    Lebanese PM meets UNIFIL commander

    Date: 2014-11-14 19:34:13 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:6 - ID:1334153

    Lebanese Prime Minister Tammam Salam met on Friday with UNIFIL Force Commander Major-General Luciano Portolano. They discussed the work of the UN peacekeeping troops and the situation in the areas where they are deployed. Salam also convened ....

  • Hagel discounts expanding Daesh fight to include Syrian regime

    Hagel discounts expanding Daesh fight to include Syrian regime

    Date: 2014-11-13 20:58:41 GMT - USA - Arab world - SN:19 - ID:1329525

    US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel discounted the prospect of extending the fight against Daesh militant group to target Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s regime, saying the U.S.’s priority is countering the Islamic militants in Iraq, Bloomberg ....

  • Sisi urges end to Palestinian-Israeli conflict

    Sisi urges end to Palestinian-Israeli conflict

    Date: 2014-11-13 20:54:08 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:17 - ID:1329501

    President Abdel Fattah El Sisi reiterated support Thursday for the establishment of an independent Palestinian state alongside the state of Israel based on the pre-1967 borders. The president made the remarks during a phone call with King ....

  • IEA concerned over instability in Iraq, Libya

    IEA concerned over instability in Iraq, Libya

    Date: 2014-11-13 20:47:38 GMT - Austria - Arab world - SN:15 - ID:1329481

    Director of the International Energy Agency Fatih Birol voiced Thursday his concern over the instability in some Arab oil producing countries such as Iraq and Libya. Birol's remarks came during a conference in Vienna, in which he expounded the ....

  • Sources: Obama seeks new Syria strategy review to deal with Daesh

    Sources: Obama seeks new Syria strategy review to deal with Daesh

    Date: 2014-11-13 07:43:09 GMT - USA - Arab world - SN:4 - ID:1323581

    President Barack Obama has asked his national security team for another review of the U.S. policy toward Syria after realizing that Daesh may not be defeated without a political transition in Syria and the removal of President Bashar al-Assad, ....

  • Iraqi PM Abadi shakes up battered army

    Iraqi PM Abadi shakes up battered army

    Date: 2014-11-12 17:43:15 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:56 - ID:1321577

    Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has removed 26 military officers from their posts, sending 10 others to retirement and appointing 18 new commanders, the prime minister's office said in a statement obtained by Al Arabiya News. The move was ....

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