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  • 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" ....

  • Palestinian-Israeli talks in Cairo must produce lasting truce - Lavrov

    Palestinian-Israeli talks in Cairo must produce lasting truce - Lavrov

    Date: 2014-08-19 15:08:44 GMT - Russia - Arab world - SN:30 - ID:881287

    Negotiations between the Palestinian and the Israeli sides in Cairo must produce an agreement on lasting and stable truce, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said at a meeting with member of Palestine Liberation Organization Saib Erekat on ....

  • 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, ....

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