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  • UK, Iraq FMs discuss situation in Iraq in phone call

    UK, Iraq FMs discuss situation in Iraq in phone call

    Date: 2014-06-16 08:28:45 GMT - United Kingdom - Arab world - SN:14 - ID:780325

    UK Foreign Secretary William Hague and his Iraqi counterpart Hoshyar Zebari discussed over phone Sunday the situation in Iraq. Iraq’s leadership should close ranks in a united response to the current brutal aggression by a terrorist group ....

  • 48 militants killed in clashes with Haftar troops in Benghazi

    48 militants killed in clashes with Haftar troops in Benghazi

    Date: 2014-06-16 07:45:25 GMT - Libya - Arab world - SN:5 - ID:780219

    At least 48 members of Ansar Al-Sharia militant group were killed and 68 others injured during clashes with troops of rogue general Khalifa Hater in Benghazi. A number of the group leaders was captured, said Haftar's spokesman Mohamed Hejazi in ....

  • Sudan opposition leader Al-Mahdy released

    Sudan opposition leader Al-Mahdy released

    Date: 2014-06-15 16:35:23 GMT - Sudan - Arab world - SN:41 - ID:779627

    Sudanese opposition leader Al-Sadeq Al-Mahdy was released by authorities on Sunday, according to sources. The release came upon a a decision by the justice minister, the sources told MENA correspondent in Khartoum. Al-Mahdy was arrested on May ....

  • Brahimi says world neglect of Syria behind Iraq unrest

    Brahimi says world neglect of Syria behind Iraq unrest

    Date: 2014-06-15 16:31:24 GMT - USA - Arab world - SN:40 - ID:779620

    Former UN and Arab League envoy to Syria Lakhdar Brahimi said Sunday the unrest sweeping Iraq stemmed from the international community's negligence of the conflict in neighbouring Syria, The Daily Star reported. Jihadist-led militants launched a ....

  • AL reiterates support for Lebanese army

    AL reiterates support for Lebanese army

    Date: 2014-06-15 15:18:42 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:35 - ID:779481

    The Arab League Council has reiterated the importance of implementing the Arab Summit in Kuwait resolutions on offering military support for the Lebanese army. The council abides by its earlier promise to provide the Lebanese army with military ....

  • Arab FMs to meet in Jeddah over Iraq : AL chief

    Arab FMs to meet in Jeddah over Iraq : AL chief

    Date: 2014-06-15 11:26:30 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:20 - ID:778975

    Arab League Secretary-General Nabil el-Arabi said a consultative meeting of Arab foreign ministers will be held in the coming two days in Jeddah on the sidelines of meetings of Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) slated for June 18. The ....

  • Anbar Provincial council asserts state controls 80% of province

    Anbar Provincial council asserts state controls 80% of province

    Date: 2014-06-15 09:49:06 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:11 - ID:778485

    The Anbar Provincial Council member Fateh Al-Essawi asserted on Sunday that the security situation in the province is under control, denying reports on the withdrawal of the Iraqi army from some positions in Anbar. In statements on Saturday, ....

  • Tony Blair: 'We didn't cause Iraq crisis'

    Tony Blair: 'We didn't cause Iraq crisis'

    Date: 2014-06-15 09:17:44 GMT - United Kingdom - Arab world - SN:14 - ID:778665

    The 2003 invasion of Iraq is not to blame for the violent insurgency now gripping the country, former UK prime minister Tony Blair has said as quoted by the BBC. He said there would still be a "major problem" in the country even without the ....

  • 2 soldiers injured in fake checkpoint in Benghazi

    2 soldiers injured in fake checkpoint in Benghazi

    Date: 2014-06-15 07:41:25 GMT - Libya - Arab world - SN:10 - ID:778420

    Two soldiers were injured after unidentified armed men opened fire at them at a fake checkpoint in Al Sabri district of Benghazi, a medical source told MENA on Sunday. Meanwhile, the source said a medical center has received an unidentified body, ....

  • Israel arrest 80 Palestinians, most of them Hamas members

    Israel arrest 80 Palestinians, most of them Hamas members

    Date: 2014-06-15 06:47:04 GMT - Israel - Arab world - SN:4 - ID:778340

    Israeli troops arrested 80 Palestinians overnight Saturday, including Hamas members, in Hebron, Ramallah and Tubas, Yedioth Ahronoth reported on Sunday. Among those arrested were members of the Palestinian Parliament. The source noted that a ....

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