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  • Iraqi, Italian PMs discuss latest developments

    Iraqi, Italian PMs discuss latest developments

    Date: 2014-08-20 18:01:03 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:66 - ID:883597

    Iraqi Prime Minister-designate Haider al-Abadi held a meeting with his Italian counterpart Matteo Renzi to discuss the latest developments in Iraq along with the crisis of the displaced. The meeting tackled ways to enhance bilateral ties as well ....

  • Ex-Iraqi PM calls for forming technocrat cabinet

    Ex-Iraqi PM calls for forming technocrat cabinet

    Date: 2014-08-20 17:51:54 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:64 - ID:883588

    Iraq's outgoing Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki confirmed that "negotiations are underway to form a new government, and the general prevailing atmosphere is to be broad-based government," NINA news agency reported. He said in his weekly speech "the ....

  • Palestinian factions says fired rockets into Israel

    Palestinian factions says fired rockets into Israel

    Date: 2014-08-20 17:31:31 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:60 - ID:883564

    The Izz el-Din Qassam and Al-Quds brigades have claimed responsibility for firing rockets into Tel Aviv in response to Israeli attacks on the Gaza Strip. The brigades said they fired two rockets at Tel Aviv. Al-Quds said they have fired six ....

  • Thousands of Yemeni Houthis protest demanding government to step down

    Thousands of Yemeni Houthis protest demanding government to step down

    Date: 2014-08-20 17:26:35 GMT - Yemen - Arab world - SN:58 - ID:883550

    Thousands of supporters of Yemeni Shiite Houthi rebels continued their protests and sit-ins near the capital city Sanaa, calling on the government to step down. The sit-in will continue standing resignation of the government and forming a ....

  • Secretive army of Hamas emerges from shadows in Gaza: WSJ

    Secretive army of Hamas emerges from shadows in Gaza: WSJ

    Date: 2014-08-20 16:26:33 GMT - USA - Arab world - SN:56 - ID:883472

    The conflict in the Gaza Strip has brought the secretive army of Hamas out of the shadows and into battle against Israel's military for only the second time, The Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday. The fighting has given Israel its first ....

  • AL chief holds Israel responsible for collapsed ceasefire talks

    AL chief holds Israel responsible for collapsed ceasefire talks

    Date: 2014-08-20 16:23:18 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:55 - ID:883468

    Arab League (AL) chief Nabil el-Arabi has held Israel responsible for the collapse of indirect ceasefire talks with Palestinians in Cairo. In press statements on Wednesday, Arabi accused Israel of blocking any kind of agreement leading to calm in ....

  • Palestinian president arrives to Qatar

    Palestinian president arrives to Qatar

    Date: 2014-08-20 16:21:03 GMT - Qatar - Arab world - SN:54 - ID:883462

    Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas arrived on Wednesday to Qatar on an official visit there. He is expected to hold talks with Qatari officials on ways to lift the Israeli siege on the Gaza Strip, which has been under attack since July 8. He ....

  • Jordanian King calls for intensifying efforts to end Israeli siege on Gaza

    Jordanian King calls for intensifying efforts to end Israeli siege on Gaza

    Date: 2014-08-20 16:15:42 GMT - Jordan - Arab world - SN:52 - ID:883446

    Jordanian King Abdullah II stressed the importance of intensifying regional and international efforts to put an end to the Israeli aggression against the Gaza Strip, Petra News Agency reported on Wednesday. At a meeting with Palestinian President ....

  • 17 Daaesh members killed and injured in Iraq

    17 Daaesh members killed and injured in Iraq

    Date: 2014-08-20 11:57:55 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:42 - ID:882938

    Seventeen members of the Daaesh group were killed in Iraq and others injured in a suicide bombing carried out by the group in the western Iraqi area of Ramadi on Wednesday. The Iraqi news agency quoted a security official as saying that two ....

  • Yemen to negotiate with Houthis

    Yemen to negotiate with Houthis

    Date: 2014-08-20 10:39:57 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Arab world - SN:29 - ID:882694

    The Yemeni government will form a delegation to negotiate with Houthis who have been protesting recently on streets against the latest government decisions, a partisan source said. The source, who declined to be identified, told Okaz newspaper ....

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