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  • 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 ....

  • Iraqi army controls surroundings of Haditha Dam in western Iraq

    Iraqi army controls surroundings of Haditha Dam in western Iraq

    Date: 2014-08-17 07:50:06 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:11 - ID:877471

    The Iraqi Armed Forces continued air and land operations against terrorist gangs affiliated to the Islamic State in the surroundings of Haditha Dam in western Iraq. A reliable Iraqi security source said the Iraqi army stopped the advance of the ....

  • Kurds rally before White House denouncing ISIL aggression in Iraq

    Kurds rally before White House denouncing ISIL aggression in Iraq

    Date: 2014-08-17 07:08:15 GMT - USA - Arab world - SN:7 - ID:877386

    Scores of Kurds rallied in front of the White House denouncing the ISIL aggression in northern Iraq. The Kurds thanked US President Barack Obama for launching air strikes to the militant hideouts, said the US-funded radio Sawa Sunday. ....

  • Jordan has no plans to ban MB group: Jordanian PM

    Jordan has no plans to ban MB group: Jordanian PM

    Date: 2014-08-16 17:36:16 GMT - Jordan - Arab world - SN:43 - ID:877064

    Jordanian Prime Minister Abdullah Ensour asserted that the government has no plans to disband the Muslim Brotherhood group. "We guarantee the right of the Brotherhood to operate legally in the country," he added. Local media reported that ....

  • Abadi underlines importance of Germany's assistance in fighting terror

    Abadi underlines importance of Germany's assistance in fighting terror

    Date: 2014-08-16 09:37:25 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:25 - ID:876344

    Iraqi Premier Designate Haider al-Abadi underlined the importance of Germany's assistance to Iraq in its fight against terrorism. German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier, for his part, congratulated Abadi on assigning him as Iraq's new ....

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