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  • Ansar Sharia outposts in Benghazi attacked by Haftar forces

    Ansar Sharia outposts in Benghazi attacked by Haftar forces

    Date: 2014-06-30 09:52:27 GMT - Libya - Arab world - SN:30 - ID:804660

    A number of sites of the militant Ansar al-Sharia group in Benghazi were attacked by forces loyal to general Khalifa Haftar, who is leading a military operation codenamed as "Operation Dignity" to crush militants, a security source said on ....

  • Tunisian FM confirms release of abducted diplomats

    Tunisian FM confirms release of abducted diplomats

    Date: 2014-06-30 09:44:12 GMT - Tunisia - Arab world - SN:16 - ID:804577

    Tunisian Foreign Minister al-Munji al-Hamdi Monday confirmed news that two Tunisian diplomats kidnapped in the Libyan were released and are on their way back home. Tunis did not hold direct negotiations with the kidnappers, Hamdi said in a press ....

  • Jordanian ministry denies any connection to dispatch of workers to Eilat hotels

    Jordanian ministry denies any connection to dispatch of workers to Eilat hotels

    Date: 2014-06-30 09:42:57 GMT - Jordan - Arab world - SN:27 - ID:804648

    Jordanian Ministry of Labor asserted that it has nothing to do with sending Jordanian workers to hotels in the Israeli city of Eilat. "There is no cooperation between the ministry and Israel in this respect," an official at the ministry told ....

  • Palestine's Sharia courts halt work over chief justice attack

    Palestine's Sharia courts halt work over chief justice attack

    Date: 2014-06-30 09:41:28 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:26 - ID:804645

    Sharia courts in Palestine have been ordered to halt work in protest against an assault on the chief sharia justice at Aqsa Mosque. The assault on Mahmoud Habash, who is also the Palestinian president's religious affairs adviser, was condemned by ....

  • Israel allows 290 trucks to Gaza via Karam Abu Salem crossing

    Israel allows 290 trucks to Gaza via Karam Abu Salem crossing

    Date: 2014-06-30 09:39:26 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:25 - ID:804642

    Israeli troops allowed 290 trucks loaded with goods into the Gaza Strip via Karam Abu Salem crossing. The trucks carry goods for the commercial and agricultural sectors along with aid supplies and transportation, official Raed Fattouh said. ....

  • Syrian activists: 38 killed in raids in Idlib

    Syrian activists: 38 killed in raids in Idlib

    Date: 2014-06-30 09:35:14 GMT - Syria - Arab world - SN:22 - ID:804630

    As many as 38 people were killed Monday in raids of Syrian military jets on several places in Idlib, Syrian activists said. Most of the killed and the injured are civilians, the activists said, adding that the killed include four kids and a ....

  • Palestinian killed in Israeli artillery shelling south Gaza

    Palestinian killed in Israeli artillery shelling south Gaza

    Date: 2014-06-30 09:18:14 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:18 - ID:804601

    A Palestinian was killed on Sunday when Israeli occupation forces launched an artillery attack on a city in southeastern the Gaza Strip. Another Palestinian was wounded in the shelling, which targeted militants in Qarara city. The injured was ....

  • UN chief voices 'grave concern' at deepening crisis in Iraq

    UN chief voices 'grave concern' at deepening crisis in Iraq

    Date: 2014-06-30 08:59:13 GMT - United Nations - Arab world - SN:15 - ID:804568

    UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in Sunday expressed his grave concern at the deepening crisis in Iraq and the rising number of civilian deaths and injuries, with over one million Iraqis having fled their homes due to the fighting, the UN News ....

  • Zebari, US officials discuss efforts to support Iraq's military capabilities

    Zebari, US officials discuss efforts to support Iraq's military capabilities

    Date: 2014-06-30 08:17:47 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:11 - ID:804474

    Iraqi Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari discussed Sunday with US Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Iraq and Iran Brett Makourk the US efforts to support the Iraqi military and security capabilities and to stand with the country against the ISIL ....

  • ISIL declares creation of Islamic state in Middle East - RT

    ISIL declares creation of Islamic state in Middle East - RT

    Date: 2014-06-30 08:16:07 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:10 - ID:804471

    ISIL jihadists have declared the captured territories from Iraq's Diyala province to Syria's Aleppo a new "Islamic Caliphate", Russia Today reported. They removed "Iraq and the Levant" from their name and urged other radical Sunni groups to ....

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