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  • Pentagon says airstrikes have slowed but not stopped Sunni militants

    Pentagon says airstrikes have slowed but not stopped Sunni militants

    Date: 2014-08-12 06:15:31 GMT - USA - Arab world - SN:1 - ID:869617

    Four days of airstrikes have slowed the progress of Sunni militants laying siege to refugees on Mount Sinjar and advancing toward the Kurdish capital of Erbil, but the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria remains strong and on the offense, the Pentagon ....

  • Liberia puts third province under Ebola quarantine

    Liberia puts third province under Ebola quarantine

    Date: 2014-08-11 16:27:25 GMT - Nigeria - Arab world - SN:53 - ID:869244

    The Liberian army has put a third province under quarantine to check the spread of the deadly Ebola virus, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf announced Monday, according to Al Arabiya News on Monday. “Lofa county in the north has been quarantined ....

  • Israeli forces on alert ahead of Gaza raid - source

    Israeli forces on alert ahead of Gaza raid - source

    Date: 2014-08-11 16:24:23 GMT - Israel - Arab world - SN:47 - ID:869233

    Israeli forces are still on alert to raid the Gaza Strip if the current ceasefire, brokered by Egypt, falls apart, said an Israeli military source. Israeli forces are ready to carry out their assigned missions, the "Voice of Israel" radio ....

  • Kerry issues warning to Iraqi leader

    Kerry issues warning to Iraqi leader

    Date: 2014-08-11 11:24:14 GMT - Australia - Arab world - SN:22 - ID:868548

    Secretary of State John Kerry warned Prime Minister Nuri Kamal al-Maliki of Iraq on Monday not to interfere with the process of picking a new Iraqi leader, cautioning pointedly that a power grab would lead to a cutoff of international support, The ....

  • Arabi condemns ISIL crimes against Iraq's Christians

    Arabi condemns ISIL crimes against Iraq's Christians

    Date: 2014-08-11 11:21:55 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:21 - ID:868542

    Arab League Secretary General Nabil el-Arabi condemned on Monday terrorist crimes committed by militants of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) against minorities in Iraq, especially Christians and Yazidis who fled the town of ....

  • ISIL threat to US national security - McCain

    ISIL threat to US national security - McCain

    Date: 2014-08-11 06:27:32 GMT - USA - Arab world - SN:5 - ID:867872

    US Senator John McCain said Sunday The ISIL's progress in Iraqis is a threat to the state's national security. In an interview with CNN, McCain added ISIL have attracted 1,00 young men from around the world who are now fighting on their side, ....

  • Special forces of Maliki deployed in strategic Baghdad locations

    Special forces of Maliki deployed in strategic Baghdad locations

    Date: 2014-08-11 05:35:54 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:2 - ID:867826

    Special forces loyal to Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki were deployed on Sunday night in strategic areas of Baghdad, Al Arabiya channel reported. The deployment came after Maliki gave a tough speech on television indicating he would not cave ....

  • AL council to hold emergency meeting Monday to discuss Gaza situation

    AL council to hold emergency meeting Monday to discuss Gaza situation

    Date: 2014-08-10 12:08:39 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:10 - ID:866977

    The Arab League Council will hold an emergency meeting Monday at the permanent delegates' level under Morocco's chairmanship and in the presence of Arab League Secretary General Nabil el-Arabi. The meeting will also see the participation of a ....

  • Absence of political process in Iraq to feed terrorism - King Abdullah

    Absence of political process in Iraq to feed terrorism - King Abdullah

    Date: 2014-08-10 10:21:17 GMT - Jordan - Arab world - SN:4 - ID:866759

    King Abdullah II of Jordan warned that the absence of a political process in Iraq would feed terrorism and extremism and would complicate chances for reaching a solution to the Syrian crisis. King Abdullah, in an interview with Al-Ghad newspaper ....

  • AL denies Arabi was vacationing in London during Gaza aggression

    AL denies Arabi was vacationing in London during Gaza aggression

    Date: 2014-08-10 09:57:03 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:3 - ID:866714

    The Arab League secretariat general denied on Sunday a media report that Secretary General Nabil el-Arabi was vacationing in London during the Israeli aggression on Gaza. This is a groundless report, it said in a statement, stressing that Arabi ....

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