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  • Hamas warns Netanyahu against Gaza escalation

    Hamas warns Netanyahu against Gaza escalation

    Date: 2014-08-20 08:36:01 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:10 - ID:882408

    Hamas warned Tuesday Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu against the repercussions of escalation in the Gaza Strip. The Palestinian resistance is ready to defend Gaza and respond to the Israel aggression, Hamas Spokesman Fawzy Barhoum said ....

  • Saudi court sentences two men to death, imprisons 15 others

    Saudi court sentences two men to death, imprisons 15 others

    Date: 2014-08-20 08:21:54 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Arab world - SN:6 - ID:882369

    A Saudi court Tuesday sentenced two men to death and 15 others to prison terms of up to 25 years. One of those sentenced to death was convicted with killing his father and other charges, while the other man was convicted with transferring car ....

  • MK Uri Ariel says Hamas must be dealt heavy blow

    MK Uri Ariel says Hamas must be dealt heavy blow

    Date: 2014-08-20 07:40:26 GMT - Israel - Arab world - SN:3 - ID:882276

    Construction and Housing Minister Uri Ariel said on Tuesday that Hamas should be heavily shelled until its defeat, the Jerusalem Post reported. "We must pound Hamas until it is defeated," Ariel said in response to the claimed resumption of rocket ....

  • Gaza ceasefire agreement unlikely: Hamas negotiator

    Gaza ceasefire agreement unlikely: Hamas negotiator

    Date: 2014-08-20 07:17:19 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:2 - ID:882223

    Ezzat al-Rishq, Hamas negotiator in Cairo talks, said on Tuesday that it was unlikely to reach a ceasefire agreement in the Gaza Strip. "The Israeli delegation was procrastinating and setting conditions against the Palestinian demands and ....

  • Saudi Hajj minister calls for more efforts in serving pilgrims

    Saudi Hajj minister calls for more efforts in serving pilgrims

    Date: 2014-08-19 17:44:25 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Arab world - SN:77 - ID:881782

    Saudi Minister of Hajj, Bandar ibn Muhammad Hajjar reiterated on Tuesday the importance of exerting more efforts to facilitate the procedures of pilgrims' check-ins. The minister made the remarks during a visit to the Saudi travel agents bureau ....

  • Iraqi security forces recapture biggest ISIL shelter in Tikrit

    Iraqi security forces recapture biggest ISIL shelter in Tikrit

    Date: 2014-08-19 17:31:18 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:75 - ID:881764

    Iraqi security forces took control Salahuddin province building and the biggest ISIL shelter in Tikrit, a military spokesman said Tuesday. Spokesman for the Armed Forces Commander in Chief office Qassem Atta said the Army, supported by Air Force, ....

  • Jordan receives 452 Syrian refugees in two days

    Jordan receives 452 Syrian refugees in two days

    Date: 2014-08-19 17:01:50 GMT - Jordan - Arab world - SN:27 - ID:881258

    Jordan's Border guards received about 452 Syrian refugees during the past 48 hours, an official source of the Jordanian armed forces said on Tuesday. In a statement, the source added that most of the refugees were women,children and elderly ....

  • Hamas slams continued Israeli strikes on Gaza

    Hamas slams continued Israeli strikes on Gaza

    Date: 2014-08-19 16:19:38 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:67 - ID:881665

    Hamas Movement has slammed the continued Israeli strikes on the Gaza Strip. "We do not have any information about rockets fired from Gaza into Israel," Hamas movement spokesman Samy Abo Zahry said in statements Tuesday. He added that the ....

  • Israel launches Gaza strikes following rocket firing

    Israel launches Gaza strikes following rocket firing

    Date: 2014-08-19 15:40:10 GMT - Israel - Arab world - SN:57 - ID:881559

    Israel's military said it has carried out air strikes in the Gaza Strip in response to fresh rocket firing, hours before a ceasefire was set to expire, the BBC reported. Three rockets were fired towards the towns of Beersheba and Netivot, ....

  • Iraqi PM calls for 'precise targeting' of terrorists

    Iraqi PM calls for 'precise targeting' of terrorists

    Date: 2014-08-19 15:16:52 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:58 - ID:881567

    Iraq's Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has called on security forces to ensure "precise targeting" on terrorists and avoid hitting the civilians, Iraqi News Agency reported. In a statement issued Tuesday, Abadi praised security forces as "heroes" ....

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