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  • Syria: Chemical weapons watchdog confirms chlorine gas attack in Saraqeb

    Syria: Chemical weapons watchdog confirms chlorine gas attack in Saraqeb

    Date: 2018-05-16 09:56:53 GMT - Netherlands - Arab world - SN:4 - ID:7403594

    The Organization for the Prevention of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) has said samples show a high probability that chlorine gas was used in an attack in Syria, Deutche Welle reported. Chlorine gas "was likely used as a chemical weapon" in an attack in ....

  • AL chief calls on int'l community to protect Palestinians

    AL chief calls on int'l community to protect Palestinians

    Date: 2018-05-15 16:48:24 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:23 - ID:7402745

    Arab League Secretary General Ahmed Abul Gheit has strongly denounced Israeli massacres against the defenseless Palestinians, terming Israeli occupation actions as "war crimes". The Arab conscience should move after dozens of Palestinians have ....

  • AU stresses solidarity with Palestinians

    AU stresses solidarity with Palestinians

    Date: 2018-05-15 13:21:17 GMT - Ethiopia - Arab world - SN:15 - ID:7402294

    The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, expressed deep concern over the prevailing situation in the Palestinian territories, following the relocation of the United States Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem. He strongly ....

  • Palestinian Foreign Ministry: Opening of US embassy in Jerusalem an act of antagonism

    Palestinian Foreign Ministry: Opening of US embassy in Jerusalem an act of antagonism

    Date: 2018-05-15 12:48:59 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:14 - ID:7402196

    The Palestinian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates said Tuesday the US administration's decision to move its embassy to occupied East Jerusalem is a violation of international laws and relevant UN Security Council resolutions. This makes ....

  • Iraqi president denounces killing of Palestinian protesters

    Iraqi president denounces killing of Palestinian protesters

    Date: 2018-05-15 10:15:41 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:11 - ID:7401782

    Iraqi President Fouad Massoum on Tuesday denounced the killing of Palestinian protesters on Gaza borders during the Return March Day, renewing Baghdad's rejection of moving the US embassy to al Quds on Monday. In a statement released by al ....

  • UNRWA dismayed by loss of life, injuries in Gaza

    UNRWA dismayed by loss of life, injuries in Gaza

    Date: 2018-05-15 09:39:21 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:9 - ID:7401661

    UNRWA is dismayed by the deaths and injuries in Gaza on Monday of dozens of civilians, including children, it said in a statement. The Agency unreservedly condemns the excessive use of force employed against demonstrators, who have the right to ....

  • Omani FM embarks on visit to China

    Omani FM embarks on visit to China

    Date: 2018-05-15 08:42:32 GMT - Sultanate of Oman - Arab world - SN:7 - ID:7401538

    Omani Foreign Minister Youssef bin Alawi on Tuesday embarked on an official visit to China leading a high-level delegation of senior state officials. The Omani News Agency said the visit aims at enhancing historical ties between the two countries ....

  • Houthis' death toll in west coast clashes up 87

    Houthis' death toll in west coast clashes up 87

    Date: 2018-05-15 08:40:56 GMT - Yemen - Arab world - SN:6 - ID:7401533

    Yemeni sources said the death toll from Houthi militias rose to 87 as a result of confrontations with Yemeni resistance forces and Arab coalition raids over the past two days. This came while Yemeni resistance forces and thunderbolt brigades ....

  • General strike enforced in occupied Palestinian territories to mourn Gaza martyrs

    General strike enforced in occupied Palestinian territories to mourn Gaza martyrs

    Date: 2018-05-15 07:37:24 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:5 - ID:7401438

    The occupied Palestinian territories are observing on Tuesday a general strike affecting all aspects of life and called for by President Mahmoud Abbas and the Palestinian government marking the 70th anniversary of the Nakba, the dispersion and ....

  • Cyprus concerned with serious escalation of situation in Gaza

    Cyprus concerned with serious escalation of situation in Gaza

    Date: 2018-05-15 07:31:14 GMT - Cyprus - Arab world - SN:4 - ID:7401418

    Cyprus government on Tuesday voiced its concern over the serious escalation of the situation in Gaza after moving the US Embassy to al Quds. Cyprus maintains the position that the final status of Jerusalem is to be determined through ....

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