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  • Israel strikes 30 targets overnight

    Israel strikes 30 targets overnight

    Date: 2014-08-23 07:08:58 GMT - Israel - Arab world - SN:18 - ID:886829

    The Israel Air Force struck 30 targets in the Gaza Strip since Friday night, a military spokesperson said on Saturday. Targets included weapons manufacturing sites, arms storage facilities and rocket launching pads, The Jerusalem Post ....

  • 2 Lebanese soldiers wounded in Tripoli

    2 Lebanese soldiers wounded in Tripoli

    Date: 2014-08-23 07:06:16 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:17 - ID:886825

    Two Lebanese soldiers were injured after an unidentified man threw a bomb at a military site in Bab-Tabbaneh district of Tripoli. ....

  • Hamas leader says resistance not to accept int'l resolution to disarm it

    Hamas leader says resistance not to accept int'l resolution to disarm it

    Date: 2014-08-23 07:05:21 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:16 - ID:886824

    Prominent Hamas leader Mahmoud al-Zahar said on Friday that the Palestinian resistance will not accept any international resolutions to disarm it. In a statement circulated by Hamas today, al-Zahar also said the resistance rejects any ....

  • 40 Palestinians injured in Israeli attack on house in Gaza

    40 Palestinians injured in Israeli attack on house in Gaza

    Date: 2014-08-23 07:04:23 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:15 - ID:886822

    Forty Palestinian people were injured in an Israeli air raid on a house in the Gaza Strip. "More than 40 Palestinian people sustained various wounds during attack on a house in El Sabra neighborhood in Gaza," health ministry spokesman Ashraf ....

  • Clashes continue near Tripoli airport

    Clashes continue near Tripoli airport

    Date: 2014-08-23 06:53:43 GMT - Libya - Arab world - SN:11 - ID:886807

    Clashes continued on Friday in the vicinity of Tripoli international airport and the neighboring areas. Sound of heavy weapons are heard due to the exchanged shelling between Zintan militia which control the airport and the forces of Libyan ....

  • Sudan, Egypt crossing to help boosting mutual ties - Official

    Sudan, Egypt crossing to help boosting mutual ties - Official

    Date: 2014-08-23 06:36:25 GMT - Sudan - Arab world - SN:4 - ID:886773

    The Sudanese foreign ministry termed on Friday the opening of a border crossing between Sudan and Egypt as historic that will help in fostering bilateral relations. In a press release, Sudanese foreign ministry spokesman Yousef Al-Kurdufani said ....

  • Qassam brigades shower Israeli cities with rockets

    Qassam brigades shower Israeli cities with rockets

    Date: 2014-08-22 12:01:38 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:14 - ID:886081

    The Ezzeddin Qassam Brigades Friday claimed responsibility for firing rockets at Tel Aviv and other Israeli cities and settlements. In a statement today, the military wing of Hamas said it fired 18 rockets at Tel Aviv, Beersheba, Sedrot, and a ....

  • Palestinian consensus on importance of Egypt role in indirect talks

    Palestinian consensus on importance of Egypt role in indirect talks

    Date: 2014-08-22 11:54:52 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:11 - ID:886056

    There is a Palestinian consensus on the importance of the Egyptian role and efforts exerted to reach a ceasefire in Gaza, Assistant Secretary General of the Arab League for Palestine Affairs Mohamed Sobeih said. No Palestinian faction has called ....

  • UN: Documented death toll in Syria hits 191,369 through April 2014

    UN: Documented death toll in Syria hits 191,369 through April 2014

    Date: 2014-08-22 11:37:42 GMT - Switzerland - Arab world - SN:10 - ID:886019

    At least 191,369 people have been killed in Syria's conflict through April, the United Nations human rights office said on Friday. The UN report, based on data from four groups and the government that were cross-checked, reflects a reality of ....

  • Chuck Hagel touts long-term strategy against ISIS

    Chuck Hagel touts long-term strategy against ISIS

    Date: 2014-08-22 06:35:27 GMT - USA - Arab world - SN:2 - ID:885605

    Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said U.S. military intervention in Iraq will continue for some time because the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria will not be defeated quickly, the Washington Examiner reported Thursday. “We are very clear-eyed about ....

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