Plumes of smoke billowed across the complex
Yemeni soldiers man a checkpoint in the capital Sanaa
Sanaa - Arab TodayA suicide car bombing at the defence ministry in the heart of Sanaa left dead and wounded on Thursday, Yemeni security sources said. "A car bomb driven by a suicide bomber tried to force its way into the western entrance of the ministry Read more...
After capturing the historic Christian town
Nun in Christian Orthodox monastery of Saint Takla in Maalula
Damascus - Arab TodaySyrian rebels want to use nuns "kidnapped" from their Maalula convent north of Damascus as "human shields," pro-regime daily Al-Watan said Wednesday. Rebels took a dozen Syrian and Lebanese nuns from Maalula to a nearby area under rebel Read more...
Discussions will also touch on landmark deal
Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu (R) with US Secretary of State John Kerry
Jerusalem - Arab TodayUS Secretary of State John Kerry will discuss with Benjamin Netanyahu the latest US views on Israeli security when he meets the Israeli premier on Thursday, US officials said. Kerry will be accompanied by defence department Middle East adviser Read more...
Protesting against provision in the draft constitution
People wave banners in downtown Cairo
Cairo - Arab TodayA Cairo court on Wednesday freed on bail 23 Egyptian protesters from secular youth movements who were detained last week for holding an unauthorized demonstration, judicial sources said. The protesters were detained for holding on November 26 what was Read more...
5 troops including an officer were among the dead
Rebel fighter fires his gun against Syrian troop in Aleppo
Damascus - Arab TodayRocket fire against government-held areas of Syria's main northern city of Aleppo killed at least 18 people on Wednesday, a monitoring group said. Among the dead were "five regime troops, including an officer," the Syrian Observatory Read more...
Army approved construction of 255 units in Nahlei Tal
Bungalows built at outpost constructed near West Bank city of Birzeit
West Bank - Arab TodayIsrael has bulldozed land slated for settler homes in the West Bank, a local official said Tuesday, ahead of a visit by the top US diplomat to boost peace talks. "The occupation (Israeli) authorities informed us, through notifications to Read more...
After deciding to place Tripoli under army control
Lebanese soldiers keep watch from their tank stationed on bridge in Tripoli
Beirut - Arab TodayLebanon's army arrested 21 men suspected of involvement in sectarian fighting that killed 11 people in Tripoli over three days, a day after it took control of the northern city. "In Bab el-Tebbaneh and Jabal Mohsen, army units arrested 21 people Read more...
Aid agencies cannot reach because of intensity of civil war
Syrian civilians flee war-battered suburb of Moadamiyet al-Sham
New York - Arab TodayUN humanitarian chief Valerie Amos made a new demand Tuesday that the UN Security Council press the Syrian government to allow greater access to trapped civilians, diplomats said. The UN estimates that more than 2.5 million Read more...
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