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  • US State Department says encouraged by Russian, Turkish steps to reduce violence in Idlib

    Date: 2018-09-18 07:50:25 GMT - USA - Arab world - SN:1 - ID:7580890

    The United States is encouraged by Russia's and Turkey's efforts to avoid violence in the Syrian province of Idlib, US State Department spokesperson said Monday night. On Monday, Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart Recep ....

  • Israel to expel French-American professor arrested during West Bank protest

    Date: 2018-09-16 23:35:28 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:7 - ID:7579091

    Israel is set to expel the foreign law professor arrested Friday on 'suspicion of disrupting the actions of Israeli soldiers on duty’ at the Bedouin village of Khan al-Ahmar, which is facing imminent demolition, WAFA reported. Frank Romano, 66, ....

  • Saudi king sponsors historic Jeddah peace pact between Eritrea, Ethiopia

    Date: 2018-09-16 19:38:51 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Arab world - SN:4 - ID:7579000

    Under the sponsorship of Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz, Eritrea’s President Isaias Afwerki and Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed signed the Jeddah Peace Accord between their two countries in the attendance of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, ....

  • Syrian army downs Israeli missiles near Damascus airport

    Date: 2018-09-15 21:55:45 GMT - Syria - Arab world - SN:9 - ID:7577665

    A military source said on Saturday that the Syrian air defenses confronted an Israeli missile attack on Damascus International Airport, shooting down a number of enemy missiles. Earlier, explosions were heard in the surroundings of Damascus ....

  • UAE, Norway discuss boosting bilateral ties

    Date: 2018-09-13 17:51:02 GMT - United Arab Emirates - Arab world - SN:9 - ID:7575210

    UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar bin Mohammed Gargash on Thursday discussed in a meeting with Political Adviser to the Foreign Minister of Norway Bard Ludvig Thorheim ways of cementing bilateral ties. According to WAM news agency, ....

  • Algerian singer Rachid Taha dies at 59

    Date: 2018-09-12 22:54:20 GMT - France - Arab world - SN:29 - ID:7573993

    Algerian-born singer Rachid Taha died of a heart attack at home in Paris aged 59, his family said on Wednesday as quoted by France Inter Radio. Taha was born on Algeria's north-west coast in 1958 and moved with his family to Lyon aged 10. He ....

  • Washington: Saudi Arabia, UAE work to avoid civilian casualties in Yemen

    Date: 2018-09-12 22:49:57 GMT - USA - Arab world - SN:28 - ID:7573990

    US Defense Secretary James Mattis said that Saudi Arabia and the UAE are exerting strenuous efforts to avoid the risk of targeting civilians in Yemen. In a statement, Mattis said that Saudi Arabia and UAE “are making every effort to reduce the ....

  • Jordan, Italy ink military cooperation deal

    Date: 2018-09-12 21:41:32 GMT - Jordan - Arab world - SN:27 - ID:7573977

    The Jordan Armed Forces command on Wednesday signed a cooperation agreement with the Italian Armed Forces. The agreement was signed within the framework of bolstering bilateral cooperation for countering terrorism and sharing information at the ....

  • UAE president honors Egypt's ambassador

    Date: 2018-09-12 20:48:18 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:25 - ID:7573943

    UAE President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed al Nuhayyan has decorated Egypt's Ambassador in Abu Dhabi Wael Gaad in appreciation of his efforts during his tour of duty in the UAE which contributed to enhancing relations between the two countries in the ....

  • AL council reiterates commitment to maintaining Syria's unity, sovereignty

    Date: 2018-09-12 18:38:20 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:23 - ID:7573860

    The Arab League council stressed on Wednesday its commitment to maintaining Syria's unity and sovereignty. This came in a communique issued by the council during its 150th ordinary session held at the level of Arab foreign ministers. In its ....

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