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  • Obama says US committed to helping Iraq reclaim territory overtaken by Daesh

    Obama says US committed to helping Iraq reclaim territory overtaken by Daesh

    Date: 2014-09-25 07:11:59 GMT - USA - Arab world - SN:3 - ID:1008977

    President Barack Obama met Wednesday for the first time with Iraq's new Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, expressing confidence the Shiite leader will govern more inclusively than his predecessor, according to WSJ. Obama said the U.S. is committed ....

  • Pentagon: New airstrikes target refineries used by ISIS in Syria

    Pentagon: New airstrikes target refineries used by ISIS in Syria

    Date: 2014-09-25 06:56:31 GMT - USA - Arab world - SN:1 - ID:1008873

    U.S. and coalition warplanes pounded ISIS positions in eastern Syria on Wednesday, targeting what a Pentagon official described as mobile oil refineries being used by the so-called Islamic State terror group to help finance its operations. The ....

  • Palestinian moves to follow up serious incidents taking place in al-Quds

    Palestinian moves to follow up serious incidents taking place in al-Quds

    Date: 2014-09-24 12:42:28 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:51 - ID:1004313

    The Palestinian leadership is following up the serious violations taking place in al-Quds especially the Israeli attempts to apply the time division in al-Aqsa mosque, Adviser with the Palestinian presidential office Ahmed el-Rwaidi said on ....

  • Armed men break into houses of Libyan minister

    Armed men break into houses of Libyan minister

    Date: 2014-09-24 12:41:14 GMT - Libya - Arab world - SN:52 - ID:1004369

    Unidentified gunmen broke into two houses in Misrata and Tripoli owned by Libyan Minister of Interior Omar Al-Sinki, who is from Misrata, and set them ablaze. The attack is the first violent reaction against the new Libyan Cabinet under Abdullah ....

  • Khalil city governor meets TIPH head

    Khalil city governor meets TIPH head

    Date: 2014-09-24 12:12:40 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:50 - ID:1004081

    Khalil city Governor Kamel Hmeid met with head of the Temporary International Presence in Hebron mission (TIPH) Geir Holmenes. Hmeid briefed Holmenes on the Israeli violations against the city and attempts to displace the Palestinians. He also ....

  • HRW: Syrian civilians could be affected by raid against Daesh

    HRW: Syrian civilians could be affected by raid against Daesh

    Date: 2014-09-24 11:31:23 GMT - Syria - Arab world - SN:48 - ID:1003653

    Human Rights Watch (HRW) has said that Syrian civilians would be affected by the airstrikes against the al-Qaeda offshoot in Iraq and Syria (Daesh) that began late Monday. The HRW added that the insurgents were using areas where civilians live to ....

  • Libyan army approaches Benghazi

    Libyan army approaches Benghazi

    Date: 2014-09-24 11:12:24 GMT - Libya - Arab world - SN:47 - ID:1003381

    Libyan special forces backed by army and police forces are approaching Benghazi city, a security source said. The source told MENA that the army seized the Benina Airport and a nearby air base. Libya has been witnessing the worst bout of ....

  • Iraqi leader: U.S.-led military campaign against ISIS welcome if 'they do it right'

    Iraqi leader: U.S.-led military campaign against ISIS welcome if 'they do it right'

    Date: 2014-09-24 11:07:29 GMT - USA - Arab world - SN:44 - ID:1003317

    Iraq's prime minister said he is happy to see the United States and its Arab allies striking ISIS targets in Syria, so long as they "do it right this time." Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi told CNN's Christiane Amanpour that Iraq has "paid a heavy ....

  • Arab FMs meet on fringe of UNGA meeting

    Arab FMs meet on fringe of UNGA meeting

    Date: 2014-09-24 11:02:24 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:43 - ID:1003305

    The Arab foreign ministers met on Wednesday on the sidelines of the 69th session of the UN General Assembly in New York, according to a statement by the Arab League Council. The consultative meeting dealt with the developments in Palestine, Syria ....

  • Jordan court acquits Abu Qatada of terror charges

    Jordan court acquits Abu Qatada of terror charges

    Date: 2014-09-24 10:57:14 GMT - Jordan - Arab world - SN:38 - ID:1002965

    The Jordanian State Security Court acquitted radical preacher Abu Qatada of all terror charges pressed against him in a case known as "Millennium Blasts" over insufficient evidence. He was accused of plotting to carry out terror attacks on ....

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