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  • UN investigates human rights violations as ISIL overtakes key areas of Iraq

    UN investigates human rights violations as ISIL overtakes key areas of Iraq

    Date: 2014-06-24 12:46:12 GMT - Switzerland - Arab world - SN:26 - ID:795327

    The United Nations said Tuesday at least 1,075 Iraqi citizens, the vast majority of them civilians, have been killed during June as the ISIL overtakes key areas of the country, ABC News reported. According to the UN human rights team in Iraq, ....

  • Kerry in Irbil for talks as crisis rages

    Kerry in Irbil for talks as crisis rages

    Date: 2014-06-24 08:51:22 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:12 - ID:794764

    US Secretary of State has arrived in the northern Iraqi city of Irbil to hold talks with Kurdish leaders as Sunni rebels continue their offensive. John Kerry's trip comes a day after he visited Baghdad and pledged US support for Iraqi security ....

  • Blair: Israel must act with restraint in Palestinian territories

    Blair: Israel must act with restraint in Palestinian territories

    Date: 2014-06-24 07:03:55 GMT - Israel - Arab world - SN:9 - ID:794536

    Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair said he was "deeply troubled" by the ongoing events in Israel and the West Bank. "Israel must act with restraint when operating in populated Palestinian areas – including Gaza – and ensure that civilians ....

  • Relative of Libya's Haftar released: Source

    Relative of Libya's Haftar released: Source

    Date: 2014-06-24 06:24:07 GMT - Libya - Arab world - SN:7 - ID:794471

    The nephew of Major Libyan retired, Khalifa Haftar, was released on Tuesday after being kidnapped in the eastern city of Ajdabiya, a security source said. He the nephew called his relatives and told them that he is free now. Haftar is leading ....

  • UN chief to name new Syria envoy: Official

    UN chief to name new Syria envoy: Official

    Date: 2014-06-24 05:59:19 GMT - United Nations - Arab world - SN:6 - ID:794433

    Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations for Political Affairs Jeffrey Feltman has said that the UN Secretary-General would soon name a new envoy for Syria. Feltman added that the new envoy "must be afforded full cooperation and support by ....

  • Jordan king visits Germany Tuesday

    Jordan king visits Germany Tuesday

    Date: 2014-06-23 17:04:53 GMT - Jordan - Arab world - SN:85 - ID:793981

    Jordan's King Abdullah II will pay a working visit to Germany on Tuesday during which he will meet with German Chancellor Angela Merkel. The King will discuss with Merkel bilateral ties, ways of further boosting them as well as the latest ....

  • Bashir gets message from South Sudanese president on bilateral ties

    Bashir gets message from South Sudanese president on bilateral ties

    Date: 2014-06-23 17:00:29 GMT - Sudan - Arab world - SN:82 - ID:793974

    Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir received a message from South Sudanese President Salva Kiir Mayardit on bilateral ties and fostering cooperation between the two countries. South Sudan's Interior Minister Aleu Ayeny Aleu handed over the ....

  • Sudan's defense minister affirms readiness to implement agreements  with S. Sudan

    Sudan's defense minister affirms readiness to implement agreements with S. Sudan

    Date: 2014-06-23 14:27:21 GMT - Sudan - Arab world - SN:75 - ID:793718

    Sudan’s Defense Minister Abdelrahim Mohamed Hussein affirmed Monday his country's readiness to implement all agreements signed with South Sudan. During a meeting with South Sudanese Interior Minister Aleu Ayeny Aleu, who is currently visiting ....

  • Jordanian military source: Our army capable of protecting kingdom

    Jordanian military source: Our army capable of protecting kingdom

    Date: 2014-06-23 14:25:04 GMT - Jordan - Arab world - SN:73 - ID:793712

    A clatter of tanks, army personnel carriers and rocket launchers are deployed on borders with Iraq for control and protection in anticipation of any possible violations, a military source at the Jordanian Armed Forces said Monday. The step came ....

  • Mauritanian president Ould Abdel Aziz re-elected

    Mauritanian president Ould Abdel Aziz re-elected

    Date: 2014-06-23 11:08:06 GMT - Mauritania - Arab world - SN:18 - ID:792720

    The Mauritanian electoral commission announced Sunday that President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz has been re-elected with nearly 82 percent of the votes. The turnout reached 56 percent in Saturday's election, said the commission. The closest ....

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