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 2018-01-17 04:44 

Al Arabiya

Arab Coalition destroys Houthi missile launch bases along Saudi border...

The Arab Coalitionrsquo;s air force destroyed Houthi missile launch bases on Tuesday night that were placed along the Saudi Arabian border.Saudi air...

 2018-01-17 03:49 

Al Arabiya

Turkey begins first wave of artillery fire on Kurds in Afrin...

Turkey began its first wave of artillery fire targeting Kurdish fighters in Afrin, Syria on Tuesday night, said an Al Arabiya reporter.This comes as a...

 2018-01-16 19:42 

Al Arabiya

US to provide $60 mln in Palestinian aid, withhold $65 mln...

The United States will give a UN agency $60 million in aid for Palestinians but will withhold a further $65 million ldquo;for future...

 2018-01-16 18:47 

Al Arabiya

Saudi Arabia: Wanted fugitive Abdullah bin Mirza al-Qalaf killed...

Saudi Arabia has said that wanted fugitive Abdullah bin Mirza al-Qalaf has been killed in Qatifs Awamiya neighborhood in the kingdomrsquo;s Eastern...

 2018-01-16 18:13 

Al Arabiya

Saudi Arabia begins trial of twins who brutally murdered their family...

A criminal court in Saudi Arabiarsquo;s Riyadh began on Tuesday the trial of twin brothers who killed their mother and fled the scene of the crime...

 2018-01-16 17:49 

Al Arabiya

Saudi Arabia intercepts Houthi ballistic missile targeting Jazan...
 2018-01-16 17:20 

Al Arabiya

India ends decades-old subsidy for Hajj pilgrims...

Indiarsquo;s Hindu nationalist government is ending a decades-long policy of offering discounted airfares to Muslims embarking on the hajj pilgrimage...

 2018-01-16 16:31 

Al Arabiya

Morocco sentences man to death over MP killing...

A Moroccan court sentenced to death a man over the murder of a member of parliament and jailed his widow, in a case involving sex and money, the...

 2018-01-16 16:21 

Al Arabiya

Sudan police beat protesters at demo against rising prices...

Al Arabiya News Channel has said it is holding Sudanese security officials responsible for the safety and well-being of its correspondent Abdulaziz...

 2018-01-16 15:01 

Al Arabiya

VIDEO: Radar footage shows Qatar jets intercepting UAE flights...

Bahrain has released footage showing radars that detected the Qatari jets as they intercepted two UAE civilian flights on Monday. he UAE General Civil...

 2018-01-16 13:59 

Al Arabiya

Saudi Arabia welcomes UN report on Iran providing weapons in Yemen...

Saudi Arabiarsquo;s cabinet has welcomed a UN report detailing Iranrsquo;s violation of an embargo on the shipment of weapons to Yemen.The cabinet...

 2018-01-16 13:48 

Al Arabiya

Saudi court begins trial of ISIS member who killed his cousin...

Saudi Arabiarsquo;s Specialized Criminal Court is commencing the trial of the man accused of murdering his cousin. The crime shook the kingdom as it...

 2018-01-16 12:29 

Al Arabiya

UAE will complain to UN body over Qatar war planes...

The United Arab Emirates will lodge a complaint against Qatar at the United Nationsrsquo; aviation agency on Tuesday after Qatari war planes...

 2018-01-16 12:08 

Al Arabiya

Jubeir: Iran is a major threat in its role in Lebanon, Syria and Yemen...

Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said on Tuesday that Iran is the biggest source of danger in the region because of its role in Lebanon, Yemen...

 2018-01-16 10:18 

Al Arabiya

North Korea calls Trump nuclear button boast the 'bark of a rabid dog'...

North Korea on Tuesday denounced President Donald Trumprsquo;s tweeted message that he has a bigger nuclear button than its leader Kim Jong-Un as the...

 2018-01-16 10:15 

Al Arabiya

Initial report of Zainab autopsy reveals horrific details...

Initial reports based on autopsy of Pakistani girl Zainab, published in the local media, indicate that she died approximately two days before her body...

 2018-01-16 08:33 

Al Arabiya

Yemeni official: Iran constantly trying to counterfeit the country's currency...

Yemeni government has accused Iranian institutions of constantly trying to counterfeit the Yemeni currency causing its devaluation. A government...

 2018-01-16 07:42 

Al Arabiya

Book says Pakistan clerics issue fatwa against 'un-Islamic' suicide bombings...

More than 1,800 Pakistani Muslim clerics have issued an Islamic directive, or fatwa, forbidding suicide bombings, a book due to be unveiled by the...

 2018-01-16 07:23 

Al Arabiya

Rohingya deal aims to repatriate refugees in Bangladesh 'within two years'...

Myanmar and Bangladesh have agreed to repatriate Rohingya displaced by an army crackdown ldquo;within two yearsrdquo;, Dhaka said Tuesday, outlining...

 2018-01-16 07:01 

Al Arabiya

ANALYSIS: Why ISIS continues to be a dangerous force in Libya...

US President Donald Trump can point to the fact during the first year of his presidency Washington and its allies ndash; in addition to several of...

 2018-01-16 05:07 

Al Arabiya

Toronto police say hijab-cutting incident didn't happen...

Police are disputing an 11-year-old girlrsquo;s claim that her hijab was cut by a scissors-wielding man as she walked to school last week. Toronto...

 2018-01-16 04:57 

Al Arabiya

At least 20 dead as clashes shut airport in Libyan capital...

Fierce clashes broke out in the Libyan capital Tripoli on Monday, killing at least 20 people, shutting the airport, and damaging planes during what...

 2018-01-15 22:37 

Al Arabiya

Palestinian Central Council calls for struggle against Israel "in all forms"...

The Palestinian Central Council instructed the Executive Committee of the Palestinian Administration to suspend the recognition of the state of Israel...

 2018-01-15 22:28 

Al Arabiya

Cranes arrive in Hodeidah to boost Yemen food aid flow...

Four mobile cranes have arrived in Hodeidah port, the United Nations said on Monday, after the Saudi-led Arab coalition coordinated their entry into...

 2018-01-15 22:11 

Al Arabiya

Saudi Arabia condemns Qatari fighter jets' interception of two UAE planes...

An official source at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs expressed the Kingdom of Saudi Arabias condemnation of the interception by Qatari fighter...

 2018-01-15 21:43 

Al Arabiya

Bahrain: Qatari violation jeopardizes lives of passengers and flight safety...

Bahrain strongly condemned the interception by Qatari fighter jets of a civilian aircraft from the UAE to Bahrain during its normal flight on Monday...

 2018-01-15 18:28 

Al Arabiya

ANALYSIS: Did the US sink an Iranian oil tanker en route to North Korea?...

An Iranian tanker sank on Sunday after catching fire for eight days in Chinese territorial waters. The crew, which numbered to 32 individuals, all...

 2018-01-15 17:51 

Al Arabiya

Sisi vows to protect Egypt's water supply...

President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi vowed Monday to protect Egyptrsquo;s water supply while striving for peace with the Nile upstream countries of Sudan...

 2018-01-15 17:06 

Al Arabiya

Scores injured as Indonesia stock exchange building lobby floor collapses...

A mezzanine floor overlooking the main lobby of the Indonesian Stock Exchange building collapsed on Monday, injuring scores of people, many of them...

 2018-01-15 16:19 

Al Arabiya

Opposition leader Sultan bin Suhaim condemns Qatar intercepting UAE flights...

The leader of Qatarrsquo;s opposition, Sheikh Sultan bin Suhaim Al-Thani, has condemned Doha for sending fighter jets to intercept two UAE passenger...

 2018-01-15 15:35 

Al Arabiya

Sadat nephew will not stand in upcoming Egypt election...

Mohamed Anwar Sadat, a dissident and nephew of Egyptrsquo;s late president of the same name, said on Monday he will not run in this yearrsquo;s...

 2018-01-15 11:40 

Al Arabiya

Libyan Health Ministry: Tripoli airport clashes kill nine...

Nine people were killed on Monday when militiamen attacked the Libyan capitalrsquo;s international airport, the unity governmentrsquo;s health...

 2018-01-15 10:26 

Al Arabiya

UAE says Qatari fighter jets intercept passenger plane...

The United Arab Emirates on Monday accused fighter jets belonging to Qatar of intercepting a passenger plane en route to Bahrain, in an ongoing row...

 2018-01-15 09:12 

Al Arabiya

Yemen's Houthi militia begins recruiting female fighters...

The Houthi militia began recruiting women to fight on battlefronts after suffering grave human losses, Yemeni sources in Sanaa revealed.The sources...

 2018-01-15 08:56 

Al Arabiya

Lavrov: Russia will not support US bid to change Iran nuclear deal...

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Monday Moscow will not support attempts by Washington to modify the Iran nuclear deal. Lavrov spoke...

 2018-01-15 08:41 

Al Arabiya

Despite row over removing the homeless, Windsor gets decked up for the royal wedding...

The countdown to the wedding of Queen Elizabethrsquo;s grandson Prince Harry later this year has begun with a completely unnecessary controversy that...

 2018-01-15 08:37 

Al Arabiya

Turkey sends armed convoys to Syrian border...

Turkish forces began a military fortification plan on their border, sending reinforcements to areas bordering Syria.A convoy, including armed vehicles...

 2018-01-15 07:22 

Al Arabiya

Pakistani police release new sketch of Zainab case suspect...

Police officials in Pakistan on Sunday released new sketch of a suspect in the rape and murder case of Zainab. Investigations have reached their sixth...

 2018-01-15 06:06 

Al Arabiya

Twenty-six dead in central Baghdad double suicide attack...

A double suicide attack killed 26 people in Baghdad on Monday, a health official said, the second such attack in the Iraqi capital in three days. Dr...

 2018-01-15 05:49 

Al Arabiya

ANALYSIS: Will new sanctions change the balance of power in Iran?...

US President Donald Trump is calling for new sanctions on Iran in his Friday decision, while providing Tehran with sanctions relief ldquo;for the...

 2018-01-15 04:59 

Al Arabiya

Palestinian president calls Trump peace offer 'slap of the century'...

Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas denounced US President Donald Trumprsquo;s Middle East peace efforts as the ldquo;slap of the centuryrdquo; on...

 2018-01-15 01:31 

Al Arabiya

Trump defends self after comments, says: 'I am not a racist'...

President Donald Trump defended himself Sunday in the wake of recent disparaging comments about Haiti and African nations, declaring that ldquo;I am...

 2018-01-15 00:16 

Al Arabiya

Violent protests resume in Tunisia after two days of calm...

Violent protests erupted again on Sunday in two areas of the capital Tunis and another town after a relatively calm two days, the latest protests in...

 2018-01-14 19:04 

Al Arabiya

UAE: Abdullah Al-Thani was a guest and free in his movements...

An official source from the United Arab Emiratesrsquo; Ministry of Foreign Affairs has confirmed that Sheikh Abdullah bin Ali Al-Thani ldquo;is a...

 2018-01-14 18:43 

Al Arabiya

Emirati mother rewards Filipina nanny with a fully furnished house...

A 45-year-old Filipina nanny is still pinching herself after her Emirati sponsors decided to gift her a house back in her home country of the...

 2018-01-14 17:46 

Al Arabiya

Al Sadr: Iraq PM's alliance with mobilization forces abhorrent...

The leader of the Sadrist movement political party, Muqtada al-Sadr, criticized the new electoral alliance of Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi...

 2018-01-14 15:01 

Al Arabiya

International coalition to build new Syrian force, angering Turkey...

The international US-led coalition is working with its Syrian militia allies to set up a new border force of 30,000 personnel, the coalition said on...

 2018-01-14 14:09 

Al Arabiya

Ex-US official: Obama squandered 'golden opportunity' to crush Hezbollah...

The retired head of the Drug Enforcement Administrations special-operations division said on Wednesday the Obama administration squandered a chance...

 2018-01-14 13:25 

Al Arabiya

Egypt approves cabinet reshuffle ahead of elections...

Egyptrsquo;s parliament approved on Sunday a cabinet reshuffle including four new ministers, government sources said, two months ahead of a scheduled...

 2018-01-14 11:41 

Al Arabiya

Iranian tanker sinks engulfed in flames, official says no hope of survivors...

An Iranian oil tanker burst into flames from end to end and sank Sunday, eight days after a collision with a cargo ship off China, state media said. A...

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