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  • UN: Up to 30,000 Daesh fighters left in Iraq, Syria

    Date: 2018-08-14 07:22:04 GMT - United Nations - Arab world - SN:2 - ID:7532489

    A UN report released Monday said between 20,000 and 30,000 Daesh fighters remain in Iraq and Syria despite the jihadist group's defeat and a halt in the flow of foreigners joining its ranks, France 24 reported. The report by UN sanctions ....

  • UAE will not allow victory of Iran's arm in Yemen - minister

    Date: 2018-08-13 18:07:49 GMT - United Arab Emirates - Arab world - SN:6 - ID:7532170

    UAE's Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash stressed Monday that the member countries of the Arab coalition will not allow the victory of Iran's arm namely the Houthi militias in Yemen. "We will not let a strategic transformation to ....

  • 17 killed, injured in raid to arrest Jordan blast perpetrators

    Date: 2018-08-11 21:19:53 GMT - Jordan - Arab world - SN:12 - ID:7529285

    A policeman was killed and 16 others were injured on Sunday in a security raid to arrest suspects in a terrorist blast that occurred in Jordan yesterday. The raid targeted the perpetrators at a building in Naqab Al Dabour district in northern ....

  • Head of pilgrims mission in Saudi Arabia to MENA: There are no missing pilgrims

    Date: 2018-08-11 17:08:21 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:9 - ID:7529037

    Head of Egypt's Pilgrim Mission in Saudi Arabia Amr Loutfy said there are no missing pilgrims so far. In statements to MENA, he said that the number of pilgrims who won the lottery hajj and arrived in Saudi Arabia to perform the rituals reached ....

  • Saudi king orders hosting of 1,000 pilgrims from Egyptian martyrs' families

    Date: 2018-08-11 16:38:22 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Arab world - SN:2 - ID:7529002

    Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has ordered the hosting of 1,000 pilgrims from the families of martyrs of the Egyptian Armed Forces and police, the Saudi press agency reported Saturday. The decision comes as part of the king's Hajj Guests ....

  • 5 policemen killed, injured in Jordan blast

    Date: 2018-08-10 20:34:09 GMT - Jordan - Arab world - SN:7 - ID:7528000

    One policeman was killed and four others were injured, when a gas grenade accidentally exploded inside their military vehicle in Fuhais district, Balqa governorate, official media reported. The accident took place during a duty pertaining to the ....

  • IOM voluntary return plan continues in Libya as more migrants detained

    Date: 2018-08-10 19:00:11 GMT - Switzerland - Arab world - SN:5 - ID:7527949

    The UN Migration Agency (IOM) said on Friday that it has safely returned 10,950 stranded migrants from Libya during the period between January and July 2018 through its Voluntary Humanitarian Return (VHR) Program as the number of detainees in the ....

  • Saudi air defense intercepts two Houthi missiles targeting Jizan

    Date: 2018-08-10 16:29:10 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Arab world - SN:2 - ID:7527827

    Saudi Arabia’s air defense forces intercepted two Houthi ballistic missiles launched toward the country’s southwestern Jizan region, Al Arabiya news reported. This comes less than 48 hours of a similar incident when Saudi air defense intercepted ....

  • Bahraini king receives US ambassador

    Date: 2018-08-09 20:38:27 GMT - Bahrain - Arab world - SN:12 - ID:7526829

    Bahraini King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa received on Thursday at the Safriya Palace US Ambassador to Bahrain, Justin Hicks Siberell, accompanied with Vice Admiral Scott Stearney, Commander of the US Naval Forces Central Command, Combined Maritime ....

  • Yemen: Arab coalition fighter jets target Houthi sites in Sanaa

    Date: 2018-08-09 20:22:33 GMT - Yemen - Arab world - SN:11 - ID:7526818

    The Saudi-led coalition fighter jets conducted airstrikes against sites belonging to Houthi militias in the Yemeni capital, Sky News channel reported Thursday. The sorties targeted a military site in Nuqm mountain in addition to a security camp ....

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