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Mohammed Al-Shamrani was in the US for military training
In statements on the sidelines of his participation in the Mediterranean Dialogues in Rome, Italy, Al Thani noted that
Late on Tuesday, hundreds of protesters participated in demonstrations against the formation a proposed government, hours after the Lebanese outgoing Prime Minister Saad Hariri declared his support for the nomination of the Businessman Samir Khatib to become the country’s next premier.
Iraq’s President Barham Salih received on Wednesday, the Egyptian Ambassador to Iraq Alaa Moussa at As-Salam Palace in Baghdad, where he conveyed a message from Al-Sisi expressing his full support for security and stability in Iraq.
Negotiations are under way between political parties and parliamentary blocs to appoint a successor to Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi
Egypt’s most notorious militant Hesham Al-Ashmawy is involved in the case for his participation in the terrorist group
An Iraqi court sentenced one police officer to death for killing protestors
Forty protesters were killed on Friday in clashes with security forces
An official of Hadramout’s local authority told Xinhua on condition of anonymity that “the UAE successfully completed the reconstruction process of the Riyan airport in Hadramout and it is officially reopened.”
Quoted by Lebanese media, Hariri said on Tuesday, “It is clear that what’s more dangerous than the severe economic crisis Lebanon is going through, is the state of chronic denial that has been expressed on many occasions over the past weeks.”
Two people were killed when their car crashed into a traffic barrier, Hezbollah blames protesters
In the statement, the State Department said that a US delegation including US ambassador to Libya Richard Norland, met with Haftar, in order to discuss “prospects for suspension of hostilities and resolving the Libyan conflict.”
Haaretz reported that Netanyahu has agreed to hold a primary leadership vote for the Likud within six weeks. However, there was no confirmation on the timeline from the party.
Blocking a main bridge, the Lebanese protesters were attacked by supporters of Hezbollah and Amal groups. The supporters clashed with protesters using clubs and metal rods, chanting pro-Hezbollah slogans, while protesters on the other side chanted “Hezbollah is terrorist.”
Five presidential candidates running for elections scheduled for 12 December; some of whom were senior officials under former president Abdelaziz Bouteflika
Iraq is working to avoid violence, says Abdul-Mahdi during Pence’s visit
“ISIS took advantage of the Turkish incursion and the US withdrawal from northern Syria to rebuild its capabilities and resources both within Syria in the short term and internationally in the longer term,” the congressional intelligence committee said in the report.
During the blockage, protesters clashed with the Lebanese security forces.
LNA warns Turkey to stop ‘its military support to terrorist militias’
Pompeo announces that the US will no longer view Israeli settlements as ‘inconsistent with international law’
According to Israeli army, four Syrian missiles were fired towards Israel
The port’s operations will be stopped completely, if the blockage continues until afternoon, Reuters added, reporting that just one week of closure would cost the country more than $6bn.
Best way to defend the UAE is from Qatar and Oman
Al-Bab’s citizens go on general strike after the explosion in the Syrian border city
Najaf police chief Brigadier General Ghanem al-Husseini said, “The safety of the demonstrators is our first concern, and it’s our national and humanitarian duty to protect them with our lives and blood,” the Iraqi News Agency reported.
Safadi said it is difficult to form a ‘harmonious government supported by all political parties’
Supporters staged a protest outside the court, rejecting Al-Bashir’s international trial
Four dead and 12 wounded in a bomb explosion in Baghdad
Israel pledges to investigate the ‘harm caused to civilians’
Demonstrators in several cities erupted against the Iranian government’s decision to increase fuel prices by 50% and cut subsidies on Friday