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  • Former Yemeni president denies supporting Houthis

    Former Yemeni president denies supporting Houthis

    Date: 2014-09-17 06:44:10 GMT - Yemen - Arab world - SN:7 - ID:954561

    Former Yemeni president Ali Abdullah Saleh denied Tuesday that he supported the Shiite Houthis, pointing out that media reports on such links were groundless. In a meeting with people of the Yemeni province of Al Beidha, Saleh who is now head of ....

  • 2 terrorists sentenced to death in KSA over 'terror' charges

    2 terrorists sentenced to death in KSA over 'terror' charges

    Date: 2014-09-17 06:32:11 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Arab world - SN:3 - ID:954497

    A Saudi court on Tuesday sentenced two terrorists to death and 13 others to up to 35 years in jail on charges that included plotting attacks in the kingdom and murder of a policeman. The terrorists, who include two Moroccans and a Yemeni ....

  • Scores killed, injured in shelling of several areas in Damascus

    Scores killed, injured in shelling of several areas in Damascus

    Date: 2014-09-17 06:22:37 GMT - Syria - Arab world - SN:1 - ID:954421

    Scores of people were killed and injured in shelling that targeted several areas in Damascus. The shelling included mortar bomb and Katyusha rockets, sources told Sky News Tuesday. ....

  • UN brokers agreement to start Gaza rebuild

    UN brokers agreement to start Gaza rebuild

    Date: 2014-09-16 18:15:24 GMT - United Nations - Arab world - SN:56 - ID:953189

    The United Nations has brokered an agreement to enable the reconstruction the Gaza Strip, giving a lead role to the Palestinian Authority while involving the private sector, the Abc News quoted U.N.'s top Mideast envoy as saying Tuesday. The ....

  • Abbas: We will head to int'l organizations to protect our people

    Abbas: We will head to int'l organizations to protect our people

    Date: 2014-09-16 15:06:34 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:46 - ID:952025

    “We will head to the United Nations full of hope that the ‘world of rights and justice’ are standing on our side,” said Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas during a speech to a rally in Jenin commemorating the Sabra and Shatila massacre, the ....

  • Iraqi PM fires intelligence chief, operations director

    Iraqi PM fires intelligence chief, operations director

    Date: 2014-09-16 15:03:07 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:41 - ID:951997

    Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi issued on Tuesday a decision referring Acting Chairman of the Iraqi National Intelligence Agency Zuhair Gharbaoui and Director of Operations Qassim Atta into retirement. The Iraqi news agency carried the news ....

  • Military operation launched in Anbar to expel Daesh militants

    Military operation launched in Anbar to expel Daesh militants

    Date: 2014-09-16 10:16:52 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:28 - ID:949677

    Iraqi troops have launched a military operation in Rawa and Anah districts, west of Anbar province, to expel Daesh terrorists, the Iraqi news agency reported Tuesday. Army aircraft take part in the operation, said Iraqi officer Diaa Kazem. He ....

  • Report: Kuwait bans 800 non-Kuwaiti Daesh fighters from entering country

    Report: Kuwait bans 800 non-Kuwaiti Daesh fighters from entering country

    Date: 2014-09-16 09:05:28 GMT - Kuwait - Arab world - SN:17 - ID:948909

    Kuwait banned 800 non-Kuwaiti people who have been suspected to belong Daesh terror organization, the Kuwaiti "Al Anbaa" newspaper reported on Tuesday. The report, quoting a source at the Kuwaiti Interior Ministry, did not provide any information ....

  • Israeli occupants conduct military exercises eastern Bethlehem

    Israeli occupants conduct military exercises eastern Bethlehem

    Date: 2014-09-16 08:58:31 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:15 - ID:948841

    The Israeli occupation forces on Tuesday conducted military exercises in eastern Bethlehem city, the West Bank. A Palestinian security source said the occupation troops and scores of settlers carried out military exercises late Monday, causing ....

  • Arabi confers with Iraqi president on Arab, int'l efforts to fight terror

    Arabi confers with Iraqi president on Arab, int'l efforts to fight terror

    Date: 2014-09-16 08:30:15 GMT - France - Arab world - SN:11 - ID:948593

    Arab League Secretary General Nabil El-Arabi conferred on Tuesday with Iraqi President Fouad Massoum at the Iraqi embassy premises here on the Arab and international efforts exerted to confront terror threats. The meeting comes on the fringe of ....

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