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  • Iraqi troops storm Khalidiya island

    Iraqi troops storm Khalidiya island

    Date: 2014-01-20 11:24:11 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:40 - ID:509449

    A military force stormed the Khalidiya island in Ramadi Monday following fierce clashes with gunmen. The clashes erupted Sunday night between the troops and armed groups on the island in eastern Ramadi, a source said. Small pockets of ....

  • 4 policemen killed, injured in explosive device blast southern Tikrit

    4 policemen killed, injured in explosive device blast southern Tikrit

    Date: 2014-01-20 11:16:14 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:37 - ID:509420

    Four Iraqi policemen were killed and injured on Monday in an explosive device blast in southern Tikrit, 170 km north of Baghdad, a security source said. The device planted on the highway side targeted a federal police patrol, killing a policeman ....

  • Wali of Anbar killed, Daesh youth recruitment officer arrested

    Wali of Anbar killed, Daesh youth recruitment officer arrested

    Date: 2014-01-20 10:49:42 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:33 - ID:509350

    Iraqi security forces killed Monday Wali (official ) of al-Qaeda in Anbar province Ismail Lateef during an armed clashes in Ramadi, a statement by Anbar Operations Command said Monday. Another security force arrested the Daesh organization's ....

  • Gaza detainees' families visit them at Eshel prison

    Gaza detainees' families visit them at Eshel prison

    Date: 2014-01-20 09:06:14 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:25 - ID:509021

    Israeli occupation authorities allowed Monday some Gaza detainees' families to visit them at Eshel prison in Beersheba, south Israel. In a statement, Information Officer for the International Committee of the Red Cross Nasser Najjar said 16 ....

  • Syrian opposition suspends participation in Geneva II conf. over Iran invitation

    Syrian opposition suspends participation in Geneva II conf. over Iran invitation

    Date: 2014-01-20 09:00:34 GMT - Syria - Arab world - SN:14 - ID:508906

    The political bureau of the Syrian opposition coalition suspended its participation in the Geneva II peace conference on Syria in protest of the United Nations' official invitation of Iran to the gathering. In statements to the Arabic Sky News, ....

  • Cautious calm in Tripoli after bloody night

    Cautious calm in Tripoli after bloody night

    Date: 2014-01-20 08:48:17 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:20 - ID:508971

    A state of cautious calm prevailed the northern Lebanese city of Tripoli on Monday after bloody clashes between Sunni and Alwaite gunmen in which a large number of people were killed and injured. Traffic in Tripoli is still paralylized. Schools ....

  • One killed in clashes in Lebanon's Tripoli

    One killed in clashes in Lebanon's Tripoli

    Date: 2014-01-20 08:08:20 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:9 - ID:508886

    One person was killed in Lebanon's northern city of Tripoli during fierce clashes between Sunni and Alawite militants on Sunday. The Lebanese army is severely responding to the sources of firing. In Sidon, a bomb exploded in a market in Ain Al ....

  • Lebanese President congratulates Egyptians on constitution approval

    Lebanese President congratulates Egyptians on constitution approval

    Date: 2014-01-20 07:49:36 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:5 - ID:508855

    Lebanese President Michel Suleiman congratulated Egyptians on the approval of the new constitution in Egypt. The president tweeted "I congratulate the Egyptian people on choosing democracy and moderation." ....

  • 17 al-Qaeda members killed in Ramadi

    17 al-Qaeda members killed in Ramadi

    Date: 2014-01-20 07:48:32 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:4 - ID:508853

    Seventeen al-Qaeda-linked militants were killed in the city of Ramadi on Sunday, reported an Iraqi TV channel. Iraqi Sunni Muslim tribesmen backed by police special forces attacked the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), an al-Qaeda ....

  • 7 killed, wounded in car blast in northern Baghdad

    7 killed, wounded in car blast in northern Baghdad

    Date: 2014-01-19 18:37:37 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:68 - ID:508424

    At least seven people were killed and wounded Sunday when a booby-trapped car exploded in Kirkuk, 255 kilometers north of Baghdad. The explosion left two civilians dead and five others wounded, a security source said. Security forces ....

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