Gulf and Arab World

Joint Incident Assessment Team Responds to Claims against Coalition Forces

07 Aug 2016 In response to claims that the Coalition Forces have caused accidents while conducting the military operations Decisive Storm and Restoring Hope, in support of the legitimate government of Yemen, an independent group, the Joint Incident Assessment Team (JIAT), was formed to assess these claims...

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KSA's leading role in region praised

05 Jul 2016 Qatar has condemned the explosions that took place in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia(KSA) and targeted a security point near the Mosque of Prophet Muhammed in Medina. Qatar also condemned another bombing that went off in a parking lot in Jeddah. ...

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World urged to muster anti-terror efforts

05 Jul 2016 Jordan government has voiced its full support to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) following two terrorist attacks took place near the Al-Masjid Al-Nabawi (the Prophet's Mosque), in the city of Medinah and in the eastern city of Qatif....

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Suicide bombers kill 5 in eastern Lebanon, near Syria border

27 Jun 2016 Suicide bombers killed five people and wounded at least 15 in a northwestern Lebanese village near the Syrian border on Monday, witnesses and paramedics said....

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Iraq: Fallujah "Fully liberated" from Daesh

27 Jun 2016 Five weeks after a military operation began, a senior Iraqi commander declared Sunday that the city of Fallujah was "fully liberated" from Daesh, giving a major boost to the country's security and political leadership in its fight against the extremists....

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UN Security Council denounces attack at Jordan-Syria border

23 Jun 2016 Members of the UN Security Council strongly deplored as "heinous and cowardly terrorist" an attack on a Jordan Armed Forces’ Border Guard post near the Jordanian-Syrian border on Tuesday which resulted in 6 soldiers and security personnel killed and 14 injured....

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OIC Calls for Nonintervention in Bahrain's Internal Affairs

22 Jun 2016 The General Secretariat of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) stressed that it follows with satisfaction the efforts exerted by the Government of Bahrain to establish the institutions and rule of law and promoting the exercise by the Bahraini citizens of all their legitimate rights....

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Jordan's king vows to hit back against attack near Syrian border

21 Jun 2016 King Abdullah II of Jordan, said that "Jordan will respond with an iron fist against anyone who tries to tamper with its security and borders"....

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Six Jordanian border guards killed by car bomb attack

21 Jun 2016 Six Jordanian security personnel have been killed and 14 hurt in a car bomb attack near a makeshift refugee camp on the Syria-Jordan border, officials say....

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