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  • Biden phones Iraqi parl't speaker

    Biden phones Iraqi parl't speaker

    Date: 2014-08-26 14:55:06 GMT - USA - Arab world - SN:48 - ID:892514

    U.S. Vice President Joe Biden phoned on Tuesday Iraqi parliament speaker Salim al-Jabouri Salim al-Jabour to discuss the latest political and security developments in Iraq. According to a White House statement, the two sides stressed the ....

  • Unidentified gunmen kill Libyan security element

    Unidentified gunmen kill Libyan security element

    Date: 2014-08-26 14:07:58 GMT - Libya - Arab world - SN:47 - ID:892497

    Unidentified gunmen killed on Tuesday a Libyan security element after opening fire at him in Sidi Hussein city in Benghazi. The body was moved to hospital. The authorities were notified to launch a probe. ....

  • 170 corpses of migrants found off Libya shores

    170 corpses of migrants found off Libya shores

    Date: 2014-08-26 13:37:51 GMT - Libya - Arab world - SN:16 - ID:892023

    As many as 170 bodies of immigrants have been found washed up on shores 30 miles east of Tripoli, the Libyan coastguards said on Tuesday. The small vessel - which was crammed with men, women and children - sank late on Friday, according to the ....

  • 7,000 Palestinians held captive in Israeli jails -- report

    7,000 Palestinians held captive in Israeli jails -- report

    Date: 2014-08-26 13:30:13 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:35 - ID:892293

    Up to 7,000 Palestinians are held captive in Israeli jails, according to a report issued by the Palestinian Ministry of Captives and Released Prisoners Affairs. The report indicated that the figure could increase on the backdrop of daily ....

  • Qassam, Saraya al-Quds announce responsibility for shelling Israeli settlements

    Qassam, Saraya al-Quds announce responsibility for shelling Israeli settlements

    Date: 2014-08-26 11:31:54 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:22 - ID:892086

    Al-Qassam Brigades and Saraya al-Quds announced their responsibility for shelling Israeli sites and settlements in eastern Rafah. They fired a volley of rockets and mortar bombs at these places, said a military statement Tuesday. ....

  • Saudi Arabia warns against political activities during Hajj

    Saudi Arabia warns against political activities during Hajj

    Date: 2014-08-26 11:11:07 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Arab world - SN:18 - ID:892045

    Hajj Minister Bandar Hajjar said Saudi Arabia will not allow any political activities during this year's Hajj. "Saudi Arabia will not tolerate any acts that run counter to a state of complete devotion to worship during Hajj," the minister told ....

  • Peshmerga troops deny Mosul dam under control of Daesh

    Peshmerga troops deny Mosul dam under control of Daesh

    Date: 2014-08-26 09:47:56 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:15 - ID:891817

    Spokesman For Peshmerga troops in Iraq on Tuesday denied reports that Mosul dam is under the control of militants of the Islamic State, or the so-called Daesh group. No further details have been available. The remarks come after well-placed ....

  • Obama approves air surveillance of ISIS in Syria

    Obama approves air surveillance of ISIS in Syria

    Date: 2014-08-26 09:02:49 GMT - USA - Arab world - SN:14 - ID:891699

    President Obama has authorized surveillance flights over Syria, a precursor to potential airstrikes there, but a mounting concern for the White House is how to target the Sunni extremists without helping President Bashar al-Assad. Defense ....

  • US top brass in Israel for talks on Palestinian-Israeli negotiations

    US top brass in Israel for talks on Palestinian-Israeli negotiations

    Date: 2014-08-26 07:39:05 GMT - Israel - Arab world - SN:12 - ID:891542

    US General John Allen, Special Envoy of President Barack Obama for Israeli-Palestinian negotiations, arrived in Israel Tuesday for talks on the current situation with the Israeli leaders. Allen will meet with Israeli officials to discuss means to ....

  • Some 130 rockets fired at Israel from Gaza Strip

    Some 130 rockets fired at Israel from Gaza Strip

    Date: 2014-08-26 07:38:10 GMT - Israel - Arab world - SN:11 - ID:891539

    Some 130 rockets were fired from Gaza over the course of Monday. The Iron Dome missile defense system intercepted a total of 16 of the projectiles. The paper said one of the rockets was intercepted over Tel Aviv, while two others landed in empty ....

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