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  • UN: Documented death toll in Syria hits 191,369 through April 2014

    UN: Documented death toll in Syria hits 191,369 through April 2014

    Date: 2014-08-22 11:37:42 GMT - Switzerland - Arab world - SN:10 - ID:886019

    At least 191,369 people have been killed in Syria's conflict through April, the United Nations human rights office said on Friday. The UN report, based on data from four groups and the government that were cross-checked, reflects a reality of ....

  • Chuck Hagel touts long-term strategy against ISIS

    Chuck Hagel touts long-term strategy against ISIS

    Date: 2014-08-22 06:35:27 GMT - USA - Arab world - SN:2 - ID:885605

    Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said U.S. military intervention in Iraq will continue for some time because the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria will not be defeated quickly, the Washington Examiner reported Thursday. “We are very clear-eyed about ....

  • AL condemns deportation of Palestinian MP by Israel

    AL condemns deportation of Palestinian MP by Israel

    Date: 2014-08-21 14:23:27 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:26 - ID:885007

    Assistant Arab League (AL) Secretary General for Palestinian Affairs Ambassador Mohamed Sobeih has strongly condemned an Israeli government decision to expel Palestinian member of parliament Khalida Jarrar from her home in Ramallah. The Israeli ....

  • Hamas says three top commanders killed in Israeli air strike

    Hamas says three top commanders killed in Israeli air strike

    Date: 2014-08-21 14:15:58 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:24 - ID:884995

    Hamas' military wing said on Thursday that three of its senior military leaders have been killed in an Israeli airstrike in the Gaza Strip. In a statement, Ezzeldin Al-Qassam said the three; Mohammed Abu Shamaleh, Mohammed Barhoum and Raed ....

  • Yemeni PM did not resign - official

    Yemeni PM did not resign - official

    Date: 2014-08-21 13:03:32 GMT - Yemen - Arab world - SN:18 - ID:884841

    A Yemeni official source in the office of the Prime Minister Mohammed Salem Basindwa denied news fanned about the prime minister's resignation from his office. These reports are baseless, the source said in statements to Yemen News Agency (SABA) ....

  • Hamas' military wing says it shelled Israeli Ben Gurion airport

    Hamas' military wing says it shelled Israeli Ben Gurion airport

    Date: 2014-08-21 12:17:00 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:15 - ID:884739

    Hamas’ military wing, Ezz Eddin al-Qassam Brigades, claimed responsibility for shelling Ben Gurion airport east of Tel Aviv, Israel. In a statement on Thursday, the group said it fired a homemade M75 rocket at the airport. Abu Obeida, the ....

  • Arab League condemns killing of US journalist in Syria

    Arab League condemns killing of US journalist in Syria

    Date: 2014-08-21 12:00:09 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:10 - ID:884680

    The Arab League condemned on Thursday the killing of US journalist James Foley by militants of the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant. "The League condemns this tragic crime that runs counter to the noble Islamic teachings," Deputy Secretary ....

  • Israel airstrikes kill more 4 Palestinians

    Israel airstrikes kill more 4 Palestinians

    Date: 2014-08-21 11:52:01 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:8 - ID:884661

    Israeli forces killed four Palestinians in Gaza City after targeting a cemetery in the al-Sheikh Radwan district, Gaza health official Ashraf al-Qidra said. The bodies were taken to al-Shifa medical center, he added. The victims were burying ....

  • Israel ready for long battle: defense min.

    Israel ready for long battle: defense min.

    Date: 2014-08-21 07:42:56 GMT - Israel - Arab world - SN:6 - ID:884066

    Israeli Defense Minister said his country is ready for a long battle and all options are open. In statements on Wednesday, Moshe Ya'alon said: “all options are open .. including a renewed ground operation.” Israeli aircraft have carried out ....

  • Qassam Brigades urges Palestinian delegation to quit Cairo talks

    Qassam Brigades urges Palestinian delegation to quit Cairo talks

    Date: 2014-08-21 07:39:10 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:4 - ID:884057

    Ezzeddin al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Islamist movement Hamas, called on the Palestinian negotiators in Cairo to withdraw from indirect negotiations right away. "The Palestinian delegation should withdraw from Cairo immediately and not ....

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