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  • German FM hails decision on ceasedire in Gaza

    German FM hails decision on ceasedire in Gaza

    Date: 2014-08-27 14:45:14 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:59 - ID:894225

    German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier praised on Wednesday the decision for a ceasefire in Gaza, saying that the exerted efforts to reach a permanent ceasefire in Gaza have been successful. He considered a decision a fateful one ....

  • Ongoing talks to form cabinet: Iraqi MP

    Ongoing talks to form cabinet: Iraqi MP

    Date: 2014-08-27 14:42:43 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:58 - ID:894218

    Iraqi MP Abbas al-Bayati said Prime Minister Haider Abadi had received lists from the political alliances to choose the best possible candidates for his Council of Ministers. He confirmed that ongoing talks to form a government are encouraging. ....

  • 55 Daesh elements killed in Iraq

    55 Daesh elements killed in Iraq

    Date: 2014-08-27 13:33:58 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:57 - ID:894104

    Fifty-five operatives of Daesh were killed and eight others injured in aerial bombardment in northern Babel and Anbar provinces. In a statement, the Iraqi Defense Ministry announced that its warplanes killed 35 elements of Daesh and destroyed ....

  • US rules out coordinating with Assad on airstrikes against Daesh in Syria: Report

    US rules out coordinating with Assad on airstrikes against Daesh in Syria: Report

    Date: 2014-08-27 12:56:08 GMT - USA - Arab world - SN:52 - ID:894026

    The US Administration has ruled out the possibility of coordinating any US airstrikes in Syria with President Bashar al-Assad’s government, forcing US officials to either design a campaign that would evade Syrian air defenses or coordinate it with ....

  • 3 mortar shells launched from Syria land along Israeli border

    3 mortar shells launched from Syria land along Israeli border

    Date: 2014-08-27 10:52:36 GMT - Israel - Arab world - SN:42 - ID:893611

    Three mortar shells fired Wednesday from Syrian lands landed on the Israeli side of Al Qantira crossing along the borders with Syria. There were no reports on casualties. Israel Radio said farmers and tourists were evacuated from the area. ....

  • Abbas's adviser: Egypt's role in halting fighting highly appreciated

    Abbas's adviser: Egypt's role in halting fighting highly appreciated

    Date: 2014-08-27 09:56:16 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:40 - ID:893593

    Abdullah Al-Frangi, Palestinian president's adviser for international relations, has highly appreciated Egypt's role under President Abdel Fattah El Sisi in reaching the ceasefire deal in Gaza Strip. In statements to MENA, Afrangi asserted that ....

  • Hamas spokesman lauds Egypt role in support of Palestinian cause

    Hamas spokesman lauds Egypt role in support of Palestinian cause

    Date: 2014-08-27 09:54:53 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:39 - ID:893588

    Egypt has always played a major and historical role in supporting the Palestinian cause, the spokesman for Hamas has said. Sami Abu-Zahri told MENA Wednesday he very much appreciates Egypt's role in reaching a ceasefire agreement in ....

  • Libya's central bank denies robbery reports

    Libya's central bank denies robbery reports

    Date: 2014-08-27 08:30:58 GMT - Libya - Arab world - SN:19 - ID:893242

    The Central Bank of Libya denied on Wednesday reports that gunmen stormed the building and robbed it. These are rumors that meant to weaken confidence in the banking sector in Libya, the bank said in a statement. The bank is an independent ....

  • Kuwait denies arrest of ISIL militants on its lands

    Kuwait denies arrest of ISIL militants on its lands

    Date: 2014-08-27 08:19:52 GMT - Kuwait - Arab world - SN:29 - ID:893351

    The Kuwaiti Interior Ministry denied on Wednesday reports that some militants of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) have entered its lands via borders and were arrested. In a statement, the ministry denied there was a shootout ....

  • Threats that ISIS would kill kidnapped soldiers not serious -- Minister

    Threats that ISIS would kill kidnapped soldiers not serious -- Minister

    Date: 2014-08-27 08:05:46 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:25 - ID:893320

    Lebanese Interior Minister Nihad al-Mashnouq has doubted that Islamic State militants would actually kill soldiers they had kidnapped. Those are not serious threats, Mashnouq told Lebanon's "Lewaa" newspaper, out Wednesday. He said he received ....

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