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  • 9 killed, 19 injured in suicide car bombing in Iraq

    9 killed, 19 injured in suicide car bombing in Iraq

    Date: 2014-07-19 11:48:35 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:34 - ID:835030

    At least nine people were killed, including four policemen, when a suicide car bomber exploded his vehicle in a security checkpoint in southern Baghdad. Also, 19 others were injured in the explosion, according to Fox News. ....

  • Qassam brigades fire rockets at Israeli cities

    Qassam brigades fire rockets at Israeli cities

    Date: 2014-07-19 11:45:26 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:33 - ID:835021

    Ezzeddin al-Qassam Brigades have claimed responsibility for shelling a number of Israeli cities and military bases. In a statement Saturday, the military wing of Hamas said it fired five homemade M75 missiles at the cities of Rishon LeZion and ....

  • Jordan PM meets JICA chief

    Jordan PM meets JICA chief

    Date: 2014-07-19 10:51:24 GMT - Jordan - Arab world - SN:29 - ID:834920

    Jordanian Prime Minister Abdullah Ensour met on Saturday with President of Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Akihito Tanaka and the accompanying delegation. At the meeting, which was attended by Minister of Water and Irrigation and ....

  • Gaza death toll rises to 316

    Gaza death toll rises to 316

    Date: 2014-07-19 08:26:48 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:5 - ID:834555

    The death toll from Israeli attacks on the Gaza Strip has risen to 316, according to the Palestinian Health Ministry. Also, as many as 2,283 were injured in the Israeli attacks on the enclave, Health Ministry spokesman here Ashraf al-Qodra ....

  • Iran already has 5,000 troops fighting ISIL in Iraq - sources

    Iran already has 5,000 troops fighting ISIL in Iraq - sources

    Date: 2014-07-19 08:24:45 GMT - USA - Arab world - SN:24 - ID:834653

    Iran is said to have deployed at least 5,000 troops in neighboring Iraq, according to World Tribune Newspaper. Kurdish sources said Islamic Revolutionary Guard has overseen the growing Iranian military presence in Iraq. The sources said IRGC ....

  • Israel may expand Gaza ground operation

    Israel may expand Gaza ground operation

    Date: 2014-07-19 08:01:13 GMT - Israel - Arab world - SN:23 - ID:834613

    The Israeli army is getting ready to step up its ground operation in the Gaza Strip, an Israeli military source said. Since the start of the operation, the army uncovered 13 underground tunnels, the source said. The Israeli military has begun ....

  • Libya: UN mission condemns assassination of former parliament member

    Libya: UN mission condemns assassination of former parliament member

    Date: 2014-07-19 07:56:55 GMT - Libya - Arab world - SN:20 - ID:834603

    The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) strongly condemned the assassination of former member of the General National Congress Fariha Barkawi, the UN News Center reported. Barkawi was shot by gunmen in Derna, in eastern Libya, where ....

  • Abbas discusses with Kerry ways to render Egyptian ceasefire initiative successful

    Abbas discusses with Kerry ways to render Egyptian ceasefire initiative successful

    Date: 2014-07-19 07:49:43 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:16 - ID:834589

    Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Friday night received a telephone call from U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry. The two sides discussed how to render an Egyptian initiative for a ceasefire in Gaza successful, according to the Palestinian ....

  • Paris court bans pro-Palestinian rally

    Paris court bans pro-Palestinian rally

    Date: 2014-07-19 07:40:49 GMT - France - Arab world - SN:10 - ID:834568

    A Paris court banned Friday a demonstration which was scheduled to take place on Saturday in solidarity with the Palestinian people after Israel launched a ground invasion on Gaza. The judgment came after clashes broke out Sunday between ....

  • Jordan slams Israel over storming of Al Aqsa Mosque

    Jordan slams Israel over storming of Al Aqsa Mosque

    Date: 2014-07-19 07:37:56 GMT - Jordan - Arab world - SN:9 - ID:834562

    Jordan has strongly condemned the Israeli occupation forces for storming the Al Aqsa Mosque compound in occupied East Jerusalem following Friday prayers, Petra news agency reported. State Minister for Media Affairs and Communications Mohammad ....

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