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  • 35 Daash elements killed in Iraq

    35 Daash elements killed in Iraq

    Date: 2014-06-21 08:32:21 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:23 - ID:789496

    As many as 35 operatives of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), known as Daash, were killed on Saturday in Babel province, an Iraqi security source said. Also, weapons caches and different weapons were found and seized in the ....

  • Gaza rocket fired toward Ashkelon - Israel

    Gaza rocket fired toward Ashkelon - Israel

    Date: 2014-06-21 07:47:12 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:20 - ID:789432

    A rocket was fired from the Gaza Strip Saturday toward the southern Israeli city of Ashkelon. The projectile landed in an open territory, Israeli sources said, adding that no injuries or damage were reported. ....

  • Islamic Army of Iraq founder: ISIS and Sunni Islamists will march on Baghdad

    Islamic Army of Iraq founder: ISIS and Sunni Islamists will march on Baghdad

    Date: 2014-06-21 07:25:59 GMT - United Kingdom - Arab world - SN:13 - ID:789385

    A top commander of the Sunni insurgency in Iraq has told The Telegraph how his men are fighting alongside the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham to take back Baghdad, even if it means pushing the country to civil war. Sheikh Ahmed al-Dabash, 47, ....

  • Saudi deputy CP, Russian FM Lavrov discus Middle East issues

    Saudi deputy CP, Russian FM Lavrov discus Middle East issues

    Date: 2014-06-21 07:02:23 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Arab world - SN:9 - ID:789341

    Deputy Crown Prince Muqrin bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia met Friday with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov who is on a formal visit to the kingdom. According to the Saudi news agency, the meeting took up bilateral relations and means ....

  • 2 injured in air strikes by Haftar forces in Libya

    2 injured in air strikes by Haftar forces in Libya

    Date: 2014-06-21 07:01:06 GMT - Libya - Arab world - SN:8 - ID:789334

    Two people were injured Friday when retired Libyan general Khalifa Haftar's air forces launched raids against two dredges carrying weapons and ammunition in Ras El Helal port. According to a Libyan army officer, the two vehicles were dumped ....

  • Palestinian presidency warns of continued Israeli escalation

    Palestinian presidency warns of continued Israeli escalation

    Date: 2014-06-21 06:59:57 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:2 - ID:789286

    The Palestinian presidency renewed warning of the continued Israeli escalation measures the latest of which was the killing of a teenage on Friday. In a statement on Friday, the presidency said that such acts are rejected and condemned and create ....

  • UN: Al-Qaeda remains 'real and lethal threat' to Yemen

    UN: Al-Qaeda remains 'real and lethal threat' to Yemen

    Date: 2014-06-21 06:50:25 GMT - United Nations - Arab world - SN:5 - ID:789308

    The militant Al-Qaeda network in the Arabian Peninsula remains "a real and lethal" threat to Yemen as people try to forge ahead with political transition in the country, Special Adviser to the UN Secretary-General on Yemen Jamal Benomar told the ....

  • Al-Sadiq Al-Mahdi mocks Bashir's call for national dialogue as 'fake dawn'

    Al-Sadiq Al-Mahdi mocks Bashir's call for national dialogue as 'fake dawn'

    Date: 2014-06-21 06:32:19 GMT - Sudan - Arab world - SN:1 - ID:789275

    Former Sudanese Prime Minster and head of the Umma Party Al-Sadiq Al-Mahdi attacked President Omar al-Bashir after his call to hold national dialogue describing the step as fake and not real dawn for change. Speaking to a mass of supporters ....

  • Barzani: Iraq crisis could not be solved only through military option

    Barzani: Iraq crisis could not be solved only through military option

    Date: 2014-06-20 12:05:15 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:8 - ID:788375

    President of the self-ruled northern Kurdish region of Iraq Masoud Barzani discussed on Friday with head of Mutahidoun Coalition Osama Al-Nujaifi the latest security and political developments in Iraq. Barzani stressed the necessity of solving ....

  • Senior Lebanese officer survives Bekaa blast

    Senior Lebanese officer survives Bekaa blast

    Date: 2014-06-20 11:50:33 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:7 - ID:788343

    A senior Lebanese police officer survived a blast that rocked the Dahr al-Baydar crossing in the eastern Bekaa area on Friday. Major General Abbas Ibrahim, the head of Lebanon's general security said the blast happened just after his car passed ....

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