Sunni separatists call for confrontation with Baghdad
Violence takes toll on civilian life
Baghdad – Jaafar Al NasrawiViolence in Iraq killed 11 people on Saturday including a police officer, his wife and two children, while gunmen kidnapped up to 10 people, among them police, officials said. The attacks are the latest in Read more...
SNC demands end to ‘massacre’ as Hezbollah joins fight
Regime troops prepare to take Qusayr
Beirut – Georges ChahineThe battle for rebel stronghold Qusayr in Homs province has intensified, as Syrian troops attempt to take the city with the help of Hezbollah. The advance came as Assad's opponents warned his regime's "barbaric Read more...
Algerian media slams Sheikh's statement
Sheikh Alfezazi said Bouteflika 'will meet his God soon'
Rabat - Redouane MabchourSheikh Mohammed Alfezazi, leader of the Salafists in Morocco, has delivered a statement criticising Algerian President Bouteflika. The statement has provoked Algerian media, with some outlets describing Alfezazi as a “liar and Read more...
Assad denies chemical weapon use
Reports claim Syria is preparing Israeli offensive
Damascus - George Al ShamiIn an interview with Argentinean media, President Bashar al-Assad denied that his forces had used chemical weapons against opposition fighters, and ruled out his resignation. Read more...
PM Sellal censors 'false' news reports
Government sources said the president is 'recovering'
Algiers - Sufian Si YusufThe Algerian prime minister Abdelmalek Selal denied news reported by the French media about the deterioration of the Algerian presidents health. Selal confirmed that President Bouteflika had left the military hospital a week Read more...
Unidentified gunmen kidnap several police
Guns and grenades used in clashes with police
Baghdad - Jafar Al NasrawiA police source in Al Anbar province (110 km- west of Baghdad), said that violent clashes have taken place across the city of Ramadi, between gunmen and security forces. It is not Read more...
Army given green light to free hostages
7 soldiers have been abducted in Sinai since Thursday
Cairo - Al-Deeb Abu AliA senior Egyptian military source has revealed that President Mohammed Morsi issued instructions to Defence Minister Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi to conduct military operations, to rescue the seven soldiers abducted by armed Read more...
Officer detained for attack on fuel storage facility
Aftermath of last week's military plane crash in Sanaa
Sanaa - Ali RabeaYemen's President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi has urged the country's air force to remain vigilant in the face of a plot by "toxic elements" to destabilise the military. The president has vowed to Read more...
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1-year deal agreed
MAS Fez footballer Samir Alzakrome
Casablanca- Said AliYoung Moroccan footballer Samir Alzakrome has signed a one year contract with Libya's Ahly Benghazi. A transfer fee in the region of $400,000 has been agreed between MAS Fez and Benghazi. The move sees Read more...
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Control your happiness
Actively trying to improve your mood can work
London – ArabstodayPeople can successfully change their moods and try to be happier with the help of upbeat music, US researchers claim. Conducted at the American University of Missouri, Lead author Read more...
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