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 2018-12-10 20:29 

Al Arabiya

Nobel laureate Nadia Murad urges world to 'protect' Yazidis...

Yazidi activist Nadia Murad, a survivor of ISIS sex slavery, implored the global community to help free hundreds of women and girls still held by the...

 2018-12-10 19:04 

Al Arabiya

Macron address nation on 'yellow vest' crisis...

French President Emmanuel Macron addressed the nation on Monday, following the four weeks of ldquo;yellow vestrdquo; anti-government protests, which...

 2018-12-10 16:33 

Al Arabiya

UK pound sinks more after May delays Brexit vote...

The pound has fallen further after British Prime Minister Theresa May canceled a vote on her Brexit deal and struck a defiant tone in an address to...

 2018-12-10 16:15 

Al Arabiya

Griffiths presents comprehensive plan for Yemen political solution...

The UN Envoy to Yemen Martin Griffiths presented a draft framework for a comprehensive political solution in Yemen after negotiations between rival...

 2018-12-10 15:43 

Al Arabiya

WATCH: Iran workers dress in burial clothes protest, chant against the regime...

Workers at Iranrsquo;s Ahwaz steel factory took to the streets on Monday to protest while wearing Islamic burial clothes in a symbolic gesture of...

 2018-12-10 15:05 

Al Arabiya

Saudi crown prince launches first phase of King Salman Energy Park...

Saudi Arabiarsquo;s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on Monday broke ground on the King Salman Energy Park project (SPARK) located between Dammam and...

 2018-12-10 13:06 

Al Arabiya

Indian tycoon Mallya to be extradited from Britain on fraud charges...

Indian tycoon Vijay Mallya should be extradited from Britain to India to face fraud charges resulting from the collapse of his defunct Kingfisher...

 2018-12-10 12:17 

Al Arabiya

Al-Abadi: Iran's intervention prevented me from getting a second term...

Former Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi and president of the Al-Nasr coalition raised concerns over Iraqrsquo;s national security. Today marks...

 2018-12-10 11:58 

Al Arabiya

EU insists will not renegotiate Brexit deal...

The European Unionrsquo;s executive said on Monday it would not renegotiate its Brexit agreement sealed with British Prime Minister Theresa May....

 2018-12-10 09:34 

Al Arabiya

Griffiths outlines Yemen roadmap, including withdrawal of Houthis from Hodeidah...

The UNrsquo;s envoy to Yemen Martin Griffiths presented an initiative to the two negotiating sides in the Sweden peace talks, where he laid out a...

 2018-12-10 09:24 

Al Arabiya

German rail strike halts trains nationwide...

Germany was plunged into transport chaos Monday as most train services were halted by a railworkersrsquo; strike over pay, affecting millions of...

 2018-12-10 08:31 

Al Arabiya

ANALYSIS: Taking stock of Iran's track record on Human Rights Day...

Human Rights Day, marked on December 10, is a wake-up call for the world as human rights violations are the order of the day for suppressive regimes...

 2018-12-10 07:36 

Al Arabiya

Libya's NOC declares force majeure on El Sharara oil exports...

Libyarsquo;s National Oil Company (NOC) has declared force majeure on exports from the El Sharara oil field, it said on Monday, after tribesmen and...

 2018-12-10 06:44 

Al Arabiya

Australia bypasses Qatar to become world's top exporter of LNG...

Australia has bypassed Qatar as the worlds largest exporter of liquefied natural gas (LNG) for the first time in November, according to data released...

 2018-12-10 06:38 

Al Arabiya

In letter to Ghassan Salam, MSF defends role in merchant ship Nivin refugee fiasco...

Meacute;decins Sans Frontiegrave;res (MSF) has defended the role it played in the situation that developed with regard to around 90 refugees and...

 2018-12-10 06:16 

Al Arabiya

US State Department slams Iran's Khamenei on Anti-Corruption Day...

The US State Department on Sunday criticized the rampant corruption in Iran saying the Iranian government was ldquo;full of corrupt hypocrites.rdquo...

 2018-12-10 04:59 

Al Arabiya

Macron to address nation on 'yellow vest' crisis Monday...

French President Emmanuel Macron will address the nation on Monday, the Elysee said, following the four weeks of ldquo;yellow vestrdquo;...

 2018-12-10 03:52 

Al Arabiya

Accused murderer of British tourist faces New Zealand court...

A man accused of murdering British backpacker Grace Millane appeared in a New Zealand court Monday as a judge told her family ldquo;your grief must...

 2018-12-09 20:30 

Al Arabiya

Syria air defenses fire on 'targets' near Damascus airport...

Syrian air defenses have opened fire on ldquo;hostile aerial targetsrdquo; near Damascus airport, state media said Sunday evening.ldquo;Our air...

 2018-12-09 19:37 

Al Arabiya

Coalition: Houthis deliberately delaying entry of three ships to Yemen...

The Arab Coalition announced on Sunday evening that 17 permits were issued for ships heading to Yemen carrying food and oil products. They also...

 2018-12-09 18:22 

Al Arabiya

UN launches aid delivery from Jordan to 650,000 Syrians...

The United Nations said Sunday it began delivering aid to hundreds of thousands of Syrians through the Jaber-Nassib border crossing with Jordan, which...

 2018-12-09 16:55 

Al Arabiya

Jubeir: Qatar knows what's required of them to return as active GCC member...

Speaking during a press conference following the closing session of the 39th summit of the Gulf Cooperation Council, Saudi Foreign Minister said that...

 2018-12-09 16:16 

Al Arabiya

GCC summit holds closing session in Saudi capital Riyadh...

Leaders of the Gulf Cooperation Council met on Saturday and held the summitrsquo;s closing ceremony in Saudi Arabiarsquo;s capital Riyadh.For his...

 2018-12-09 16:09 

Al Arabiya

Yemen govt confirms progress on prisoner swap deal with Houthis...

The legitimate Yemeni governmentrsquo;s delegation currently in Sweden have confirmed progress has been made in the technical aspects of possible...

 2018-12-09 14:47 

Al Arabiya

Iran said to hold Australian-based academic on 'infiltration' charge...

Iran has detained an Australian-based academic on charges of trying to ldquo;infiltraterdquo; Iranian institutions, according to official...

 2018-12-09 14:20 

Al Arabiya

China says US should withdraw arrest warrant for Huawei executive...

Chinarsquo;s foreign ministry called in the US ambassador on Sunday to lodge a ldquo;strong protestrdquo; over the arrest in Canada of Huawei...

 2018-12-09 12:05 

Al Arabiya

Bahrain criticizes Qatari emir for not attending GCC summit in Riyadh...

Bahrainrsquo;s foreign minister Sheikh Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa criticized Qatarrsquo;s emir on Sunday for not attending an annual Gulf Arab...

 2018-12-09 11:31 

Al Arabiya

At least five officials killed in Sudan plane crash...

At least five local government officials were killed in a plane crash in Sudanrsquo;s eastern al-Qadarif state on Sunday, state TV reported.Those...

 2018-12-09 10:15 

Al Arabiya

Kurdish film director dies in car crash 2 days after release from Iranian jail...

Kurdish film director Rahim Zabihi and his brother Kaywan died following a tragic car accident after their vehicle caught fire in the Nizro district...

 2018-12-09 09:30 

Al Arabiya

Erdogan's concern over France' protests mocked...

The remarks made by the Turkish president on Francersquo; protests were ridiculed and criticized the Middle East. Recep Tayyip Erdogan expressed,...

 2018-12-09 08:45 

Al Arabiya

US officials: Trump sees Saudi Arabia as cornerstone for regional stability...

US President Donald Trumprsquo;s statement of ldquo;standing by Saudi Arabiardquo; remains a standard for political directives inside and outside...

 2018-12-09 08:30 

Al Arabiya

New Zealand police find body they believe is British tourist...

New Zealand police said Sunday they found a body they believe to be that of missing 22-year-old British tourist Grace Millane.Police said the body was...

 2018-12-09 07:46 

Al Arabiya

Palestinian President Abbas says will dissolve parliament dominated by Hamas...

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said on Saturday that he would dissolve the Palestinian Legislative Council (PLC) and the Palestinian...

 2018-12-09 07:31 

Al Arabiya

In first comment after Saturday riots, Macron commends police professionalism...

In his first comment since the fourth round of lsquo;yellow vestrsquo; riots on Saturday, French President Emmanuel Macron commended the...

 2018-12-09 06:12 

Al Arabiya

Official: US opposes discontinuing support of Saudi-led coalition in Yemen...

The US administration is strongly opposed to discontinuing support of Saudi-led Arab Coalition in Yemen, a US State Department official told a...

 2018-12-09 05:59 

Al Arabiya

Saudi Arabia hosts 39th GCC summit...

The Gulf Cooperation Councilrsquo;s (GCC) 39th annual summit is set to open in Riyadh on Sunday, highlighting regional unity where several issues...

 2018-12-09 05:09 

Al Arabiya

Civilians killed as Nigerian troops fight Boko Haram at flashpoint village...

Nigerian soldiers intercepted a column of Boko Haram fighters on Friday near a military base in northeast Nigeria, triggering a fierce gun battle that...

 2018-12-09 04:19 

Al Arabiya

Israel says located second Hezbollah tunnel from Lebanon...

Israelrsquo;s army said Saturday it had located another tunnel crossing into its territory from Lebanon, the second such find since launching an...

 2018-12-08 20:32 

Al Arabiya

Egypt police kill two gunmen behind November attack on Christians...

Egyptian police killed two gunmen who carried out last months attack on a bus carrying Christians in Minya governorate to the south of Cairo, the...

 2018-12-08 20:22 

Al Arabiya

Trump says Chief of Staff John Kelly will leave at years end...

US President Donald Trump said on Saturday that chief of staff John Kelly will leave his job by yearrsquo;s end amid an expected West Wing...

 2018-12-08 18:29 

Al Arabiya

French interior minister: Yellow Vests protests now under control...

French Interior Minister Christophe Castaner said that the ongoing ldquo;yellow vestrdquo; demonstrations were now under control. Speaking in a...

 2018-12-08 17:40 

Al Arabiya

Israel shoots at suspected Hezbollah members on Lebanon border: army...

Israeli soldiers shot Saturday at three suspected Hezbollah ldquo;activistsrdquo; along the Lebanon border, the army said, days after uncovering a...

 2018-12-08 17:16 

Al Arabiya

Brussels police arrest hundreds in 'yellow vest' riot...

Belgian police detained more than 400 people on Saturday after ldquo;yellow vestrdquo; protesters inspired by riots in France threw rocks and...

 2018-12-08 15:27 

Al Arabiya

Yemeni FM: We agree to joint UN supervision of Hodeidah port...

Yemen Minister of Foreign Affairs Khaled al-Yamani said on Saturday that Hodeidah port is a part of Yemen sovereignty and that the legitimate...

 2018-12-08 15:07 

Al Arabiya

Trump attacks Paris climate agreement, cites France protests...

US President Donald Trump on Saturday once again attacked the Paris agreement on fighting climate change, citing the ongoing protests in the French...

 2018-12-08 14:55 

Al Arabiya

French police fire tear gas as 'Yellow Vests' protests in Paris turn violent...

Protesters angry at their President and Francersquo;s high taxes returned to the streets of Paris on Saturday, amid exceptional security measures...

 2018-12-08 13:15 

Al Arabiya

6 dead, dozens hurt in nightclub stampede on Italy's coast...

A stampede at a rap concert in an overcrowded disco in central Italy killed five young teenagers and a woman who had accompanied her daughter to the...

 2018-12-08 12:57 

Al Arabiya

Details of calls to attack Trump by US 'Muslim Sisters' allied to Brotherhood...

For the first time in US political history, two Muslim women joined the ranks of the US Congress with Western and Arab media widely reporting on their...

 2018-12-08 12:23 

Al Arabiya

UAE women to get equal representation in Federal National Council...

From the coming parliamentary term, Emirati women representation in the Federal National Council (FNC) is being increased to 50 per cent, according to...

 2018-12-08 11:29 

Al Arabiya

Three Sudanese miners dead, 10 trapped in collapsed gold mine...

Three miners were killed and 10 were trapped underground when a gold mine they were working at in northern Sudan collapsed, the statersquo;s Sudanese...

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