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  • 11 killed, injured in car bomb explosion east of Baghdad

    11 killed, injured in car bomb explosion east of Baghdad

    Date: 2014-02-09 15:26:41 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:30 - ID:545931

    Four people were killed and seven injured when a car bomb went off in Sadr city, east of the capital Baghdad on Sunday. Many cars that were parked in the vicinity were damaged. Security forces sealed off the scene of the blast. ....

  • Explosion rocks Yemeni capital Sanaa

    Explosion rocks Yemeni capital Sanaa

    Date: 2014-02-09 11:11:58 GMT - Yemen - Arab world - SN:20 - ID:545360

    A booby-trapped vehicle went off in Sanaa on Sunday. The explosion occurred outside the Yemeni Ministry of Petroleum, Skynews reported without giving further details. ....

  • Saudi Arabia confirms 13 deaths in Madina hotel fire

    Saudi Arabia confirms 13 deaths in Madina hotel fire

    Date: 2014-02-09 09:55:45 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Arab world - SN:15 - ID:545141

    Imarat Al-Madina Al-Munawara confirmed that 13 pilgrims died in Ishraq Al-Madina Hotel on Saturday. Egyptian Consul in Jeddah Adel el-Alfi has earlier said that eight Egyptians are among the dead in the fire. The other dead include one ....

  • 6 Iraqi policemen killed in armed attack in Tikrit

    6 Iraqi policemen killed in armed attack in Tikrit

    Date: 2014-02-09 09:54:37 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:7 - ID:544851

    Six Iraqi policemen were killed in an armed attack on a checkpoint in eastern Tikrit, 170km north of the capital, on Sunday, an Iraqi security source said. Unidentified gunmen driving modern cars attacked the checkpoint then fled away, the source ....

  • 250 trucks allowed into Gaza Strip via Kerem Abu Salem crossing

    250 trucks allowed into Gaza Strip via Kerem Abu Salem crossing

    Date: 2014-02-09 08:03:19 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:8 - ID:544866

    Israeli occupation authorities on Sunday decided to allow the entry of 250 trucks loaded with goods into the Gaza Strip via the Kerem Abu Salem crossing, south east of the strip. Raed Fattouh, the Chairman of the coordination committee for the ....

  • Two Palestinians wounded in Israeli bombing of central Gaza

    Two Palestinians wounded in Israeli bombing of central Gaza

    Date: 2014-02-09 07:51:36 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:6 - ID:544849

    Two Palestinians were wounded, one critically, in an Israeli bombing of a motorcycle in central Gaza Strip on Sunday, Palestinian sources said. An Israeli reconnaissance plane fired one rocket at the motorcycle near Al-Aqsa Martyrs hospital in ....

  • 197 killed in Saturday violence in Syria

    197 killed in Saturday violence in Syria

    Date: 2014-02-09 07:01:51 GMT - Syria - Arab world - SN:3 - ID:544768

    As many as 197 people were killed in different parts of the unrest-hit Syria on Saturday, Sky news reported. Syrian activists said pro-Assad forces bombed Aleppo with barrel bombs, causing loud explosions and killing scores. ....

  • UN 'undeterred' by Homs aid convoy attack

    UN 'undeterred' by Homs aid convoy attack

    Date: 2014-02-09 06:57:51 GMT - United Nations - Arab world - SN:1 - ID:544762

    UN humanitarian chief Valerie Amos has insisted that the UN and aid agencies will not be deterred by Saturday's attack on a convoy bringing supplies into the Syrian city of Homs. Baroness Amos said, in a statement, she was sad that a three-day ....

  • Complain should be filed to UN Security Council over Syrian border aggression- Rifi

    Complain should be filed to UN Security Council over Syrian border aggression- Rifi

    Date: 2014-02-08 16:44:48 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:49 - ID:544201

    A defeatist Lebanese government caving in to Syrian aggression must complain instead to the UN Security Council, the National News Agency cited former Internal Security Chief Gen. Ashraf Rifi as saying. The whole length of the borderline ....

  • 8 Iraqi police officers, Sahwa elements killed, injured in 2 separate incidents

    8 Iraqi police officers, Sahwa elements killed, injured in 2 separate incidents

    Date: 2014-02-08 15:06:46 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:44 - ID:544058

    Eight Iraqi police officers and Sahwa elements were killed and injured in two separate incidents in Baghdad Saturday. A roadside bomb planted in northern Baghdad went on Saturday when a police patrol was passing, a matter which killed a police ....

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