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  • Morocco goes on high alert over terror threats

    Morocco goes on high alert over terror threats

    Date: 2014-08-18 08:23:30 GMT - Morocco - Arab world - SN:15 - ID:879101

    Morocco has put its security services on high alert while the army expanded military units and missile batteries in strategic sites in some cities. In statements to Sky News, local sources attributed the current security alert to concerns of the ....

  • Sisi, Abbas to discuss Palestinian developments Saturday

    Sisi, Abbas to discuss Palestinian developments Saturday

    Date: 2014-08-18 08:19:09 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:14 - ID:879087

    Palestinian Ambassador in Cairo Gamal Shobky said that President Mahmoud Abbas will hold talks with Egypt's President Abdel Fattah El Sisi to discuss the latest developments in the Palestinian lands and ceasefire in the Gaza Strip. Abbas will ....

  • Gaza death toll hits 2,016 - Health Ministry

    Gaza death toll hits 2,016 - Health Ministry

    Date: 2014-08-18 08:13:50 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:11 - ID:879057

    The Palestinian Health Ministry said Sunday the death toll from the Israeli aggression on the Gaza Strip rose to 2,016 including 541 children and 250 women. Health ministry spokesman Ashraf al-Qadra said more than 10,139 Palestinians were injured ....

  • Independent Kurdish state would destabilize region - German FM

    Independent Kurdish state would destabilize region - German FM

    Date: 2014-08-18 08:12:51 GMT - Germany - Arab world - SN:13 - ID:879079

    German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier has warned against the formation of an independent Kurdish state, saying this would risk further destabilising the region, DW reported. "An independent Kurdish state would further destabilize the ....

  • S. Korea completes evacuation of citizens from Libya

    S. Korea completes evacuation of citizens from Libya

    Date: 2014-08-18 07:50:23 GMT - south korea - Arab world - SN:8 - ID:879028

    With a South Korean Navy destroyer carrying its last batch of South Korean citizens out of Libya on Sunday, the country completed its evacuation mission in the war-ravaged African country, a foreign ministry official said, Yonhap news agency ....

  • Kurds retake key Iraq dam

    Kurds retake key Iraq dam

    Date: 2014-08-18 07:02:05 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:2 - ID:878934

    Iraqi Kurdish fighters backed by US warplanes retook the country's largest dam from militants on Sunday, the BBC news reported. The recapture of Mosul dam marks the biggest major prize clawed back from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant ....

  • 3 injured Palestinians arrive in Egypt for treatment

    3 injured Palestinians arrive in Egypt for treatment

    Date: 2014-08-18 06:56:59 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:1 - ID:878918

    Three Palestinian injured in the Israeli war on the Gaza Strip arrived Sunday in Egypt via Rafah border crossing to receive treatment at Egyptian hospitals, undersecretary of the Ministry of Health in North Sinai Tareq Khater said. The Egypt-Gaza ....

  • Iraqi PM: Effeciency necessary for new ministers

    Iraqi PM: Effeciency necessary for new ministers

    Date: 2014-08-17 14:45:54 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:35 - ID:878373

    Iraq's Prime Minister-designate Haidar al-Abadi said on Sunday that he would depend on efficiency, integrity and experience when choosing the ministers of the new cabinet. The minister's platform would be taken into consideration as well, Abadi ....

  • Scores of settlers break into Aqsa under extremist Knesset member Moshe Feiglin

    Scores of settlers break into Aqsa under extremist Knesset member Moshe Feiglin

    Date: 2014-08-17 08:38:35 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:18 - ID:877577

    Scores of settlers led by extremist Knesset member Moshe Feiglin broke into Aqsa mosque Sunday. Feilgin conducted a provocative tour in the mosque, Palestinian sources said. Feilgin vowed to conduct such an action several days ago. ....

  • Israeli gunboats open fire at Gaza fishermen

    Israeli gunboats open fire at Gaza fishermen

    Date: 2014-08-17 08:23:25 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:16 - ID:877535

    Israeli gunboats on Sunday opened fire at fishermen off the coasts of Gaza City in a new breach of the five-day truce ending on Monday midnight. Palestinian sources said the Israeli gunboats opened machine gun fire at the ships without previous ....

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