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  • Palestinian support moral, humanitarian, national duty, says Algerian president

    Palestinian support moral, humanitarian, national duty, says Algerian president

    Date: 2014-08-15 12:00:57 GMT - Algeria - Arab world - SN:16 - ID:875321

    Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika asserted his country's support to the Palestinians living in the Gaza Strip which has been hit by Israeli airstrikes for more than a month before the Palestinians and Israel reached a five-year ....

  • Nasrallah: ISIL would be in Beiruit if Hezbollah not intervened in Syria

    Nasrallah: ISIL would be in Beiruit if Hezbollah not intervened in Syria

    Date: 2014-08-15 11:55:56 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:15 - ID:875315

    Hezbollah Secretary General Hassan Nasrallah said on Friday that if Hezbollah hadn’t intervened in Syria at the right time, ISIL would be in Beirut now. During an interview with a Lebanese newspaper, Nasrallah said intervention in Syria aimed at ....

  • UN lauds Maliki for relinquishing power in Iraq

    UN lauds Maliki for relinquishing power in Iraq

    Date: 2014-08-15 11:12:22 GMT - United Kingdom - Arab world - SN:12 - ID:875235

    The United Nations (UN) has lauded Nouri al-Maliki’s decision to step down as Iraq’s prime minister as indicative of his commitment to democracy. The world body’s special representative for Iraq, Nickolay Mladenov, said in a statement, “The ....

  • 41 killed, wounded in Iraqi air strikes

    41 killed, wounded in Iraqi air strikes

    Date: 2014-08-15 11:08:01 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:11 - ID:875227

    Eleven people have been killed and 30 more injured in military raids on western Kirkuk. Sky News carried the news Friday without giving further details. The US embassy here has confirmed that Iraq got more than 15 million pieces of artillery ....

  • Maliki gives up his post, announces support to successor Abadi

    Maliki gives up his post, announces support to successor Abadi

    Date: 2014-08-15 06:29:45 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:2 - ID:874840

    Iraq’s Nouri al-Maliki has announced his resignation from the post of Prime Minister of the embattled state, Sky News satellite channel reported Thursday. Also, he said that he supported his nominated replacement in the post, Haider al-Abadi. ....

  • Sudan, Ethiopia agree on establishing joint border force

    Sudan, Ethiopia agree on establishing joint border force

    Date: 2014-08-14 10:04:19 GMT - Sudan - Arab world - SN:13 - ID:873583

    Ethiopia and Sudan have agreed to form a joint force along the borders between the two countries at the conclusion of the military technical committee meetings in the presence of both sides’ defense ministers, Sudan Tribune reported. Sudanese ....

  • Putin, Abbas discuss peace efforts in Gaza as ceasefire deadline nears end

    Putin, Abbas discuss peace efforts in Gaza as ceasefire deadline nears end

    Date: 2014-08-14 09:24:56 GMT - Russia - Arab world - SN:10 - ID:873468

    Russian President Vladimir Putin and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas discussed in a phone call Wednesday the situation in the Gaza Strip and international efforts to end armed hostilities in the violence-torn enclave, the Kremlin said in a ....

  • Israel has to stop demonizing Hamas: PLO official

    Israel has to stop demonizing Hamas: PLO official

    Date: 2014-08-14 08:59:09 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:6 - ID:873408

    Palestinian Liberation Movement (PLO) executive committee member, Hanan Ashrawi said Thursday that Israel should stop trying to demonize the Palestinian resistance movement (Hamas) and blaming it and Palestinian people for the current situation in ....

  • Rescue mission for Yazidis on Iraq’s Mount Sinjar appears unnecessary, Pentagon says

    Rescue mission for Yazidis on Iraq’s Mount Sinjar appears unnecessary, Pentagon says

    Date: 2014-08-14 07:14:22 GMT - USA - Arab world - SN:4 - ID:873170

    A team of about 20 U.S. troops and aid workers who landed Wednesday on Iraq’s Mount Sinjar determined that a rescue operation of besieged minorities stranded there is probably unnecessary, the Pentagon said. “There are far fewer” refugees left at ....

  • Not a combat-boots-on-the-ground operation,’ says Hagel

    Not a combat-boots-on-the-ground operation,’ says Hagel

    Date: 2014-08-14 06:23:54 GMT - USA - Arab world - SN:3 - ID:873101

    Around 130 more U.S. troops have arrived in northern Iraq, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced Tuesday, saying their mission was to “take a closer look and give a more in-depth assessment of where we can continue to help the Iraqis.” Speaking ....

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