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  • Iraqi forces launch security campaign to retake Tikrit

    Iraqi forces launch security campaign to retake Tikrit

    Date: 2014-08-19 14:55:28 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:24 - ID:881208

    Police and army forces on Tuesday launched a wide security campaign to expel militants of Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), known as "Daash," from Tikrit, the Iraqi news agency reported. "Security forces backed by Iraqi helicopters ....

  • Iraqi Yazidi representatives protest in Geneva, calling on UN to confront ISIL

    Iraqi Yazidi representatives protest in Geneva, calling on UN to confront ISIL

    Date: 2014-08-19 14:38:51 GMT - Switzerland - Arab world - SN:51 - ID:881507

    Dozens of Iraqi Yazidi representatives gathered in front of the United Nations HQ in Geneva on Tuesday to urge the UN’s top human rights body to hold an urgent meeting to discuss the plight of their imperiled communities. Breen Tahseen, an Iraqi ....

  • Palestinian government warns of Israeli attempts to legalize occupation of Gaza Strip

    Palestinian government warns of Israeli attempts to legalize occupation of Gaza Strip

    Date: 2014-08-19 14:10:17 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:46 - ID:881452

    The Palestinian government has warned of the Israeli attempts to legalize the occupation of the Gaza Strip. "This comes in exploitation of the intentional community's silence towards the Israeli massacres against the Palestinian people in the ....

  • Hamas blames Israel for faltering negotiations in Cair

    Hamas blames Israel for faltering negotiations in Cair

    Date: 2014-08-19 13:46:42 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:42 - ID:881421

    Hamas has blamed Israel for faltering indirect negotiations in Cairo, said spokesman for Hamas group Sami Abu Zuhri. "The occupation is responsible for the ongoing faltering of Cairo negotiations," Abu said. Hamas is ready for dealing with ....

  • Libyan Revolutionaries Operations Room shell Warshefana

    Libyan Revolutionaries Operations Room shell Warshefana

    Date: 2014-08-19 13:27:44 GMT - Libya - Arab world - SN:23 - ID:881189

    A spokesman for the conference of Libyan Tribes said the Libyan Revolutionaries Operations Room bombed Warshefana, southwest of Tripoli, on Tuesday. Spokesman Khaled Ramadan said areas in Warshefana have been shelled by mortar and Grad ....

  • Saudi mufti calls for unity in Islamic society

    Saudi mufti calls for unity in Islamic society

    Date: 2014-08-19 13:10:38 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Arab world - SN:35 - ID:881355

    Grand Mufti of Saudi Arabia Abdulaziz Al-Sheikh has called for unity in the Islamic society. In a statement issued Tuesday, the top cleric said terrorism and extremism are the first foes for Islam. He called for facing the extremist thoughts ....

  • AL envoy: Situation in Libya poses serious threat to region

    AL envoy: Situation in Libya poses serious threat to region

    Date: 2014-08-19 12:52:20 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:31 - ID:881314

    Arab League Special Envoy to Libya Nasser Al-Kidwa said the deteriorating situation in Libya poses serious repercussions on the whole region, especially its neighboring countries. Following a meeting with Egypt's Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry, ....

  • Israeli settlers storm Aqsa Mosque

    Israeli settlers storm Aqsa Mosque

    Date: 2014-08-19 12:15:12 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:25 - ID:881219

    A group of Jewish settlers, led by extremist Rabbi Yehuda Glick, stormed Al-Aqsa Mosque on Tuesday from the Al-Magarbah Gate. The settlers entered the mosque under the protection of Israeli soldiers and policemen but students have attempted to ....

  • Abbas orders probe into

    Abbas orders probe into "alleged coup" in West Bank

    Date: 2014-08-19 07:16:01 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:10 - ID:880652

    Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Monday ordered a probe into media reports about the Israeli detention of a cell allegedly belonging to Hamas which plotted a coup against him in the West Bank, WAFA news agency reported. The president is ....

  • Jordanian king, British PM discuss Mideast issues

    Jordanian king, British PM discuss Mideast issues

    Date: 2014-08-19 06:31:25 GMT - Jordan - Arab world - SN:5 - ID:880597

    Jordanian King Abdullah II and British Prime Minister David Cameron discussed on Monday a number of Middle Eastern issues, especially the recent developments in Gaza, and efforts to reach a full end to the Israeli aggression on coastal territory and ....

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