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Major events in Arab world 2022

The Kuwait Red Crescent provided urgent aid to the people of Sudan
The Kuwait Red Crescent provided urgent aid to the people of Sudan
 KUWAIT, Dec 29 (KUNA) -- The Arab world witnessed a variety of events at many fronts throughout 2022.
   Following are major events in the Arab World this year:
   Jan 13: Arab League urged Houthis to release UAE-flagged civilian cargo vessel in Red Sea.
   Jan 20:  Arab League called for pressuring Israel to end administrative detention.
   Feb 3: Arab League, OIC welcomed Amnesty's report on Israel's 'apartheid' against Palestinians.
   Feb 6: Arab league revoked Israel status in African Union.
   Feb 28: Kuwait stressed importance of unifying Arab position on Ukraine crisis.
   March 1: Arab League welcomed UN "terrorist" label on Houthis.
   March 29: Arab League called for international protection for Palestinians.
   June 20: Arab League supported Somalia's new government.
   June 23: Arab League urged food donations to Somalia.
   July 4: Arab League General Secretary announced that the political deadlock causes instability in Libya.
   July 21: Arab League and UN Program launched report Global Environmental Outlook Arabic version.
   Aug 3: The Arab League welcomed the renewal of the truce in Yemen for two additional months.
   Aug 3: The Arab League affirmed its firm commitment to the one-China principle.
   Sep 2: The Council of the Arab League held its 158th ministerial session
   Sep 4: The Arab League expressed its solidarity with Sudan in facing the two catastrophic floods.
   Sep 5: The Secretary-General of the Arab League announced the agreement to hold the next Arab summit in Algeria next November.
   Oct 5: The Arab League affirmed its rejection of British Prime Minister Liz Terrace's statements about moving UK's embassy to Jerusalem.
   Oct 12: The Arab League warned of negative repercussions on the peace process in the region if Britain transfers its embassy.
   Oct 13: The Arab League, international and Arab organizations signed a statement of the initiative to fight hunger in the region.
   Oct 18: The Arab League welcomed Australia's decision to back down from recognizing West Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.
   Oct 13: The Arab League affirmed its support for the Sudanese national efforts to achieve a comprehensive dialogue among Sudanese people.
   Oct 19: The Secretary General of the Arab League called on the Libyan parties to dialogue to settle the crisis in their country.
   Oct 26: The Arab League called on the UN to assume its responsibility to provide international protection for the people.
   Oct 27: The Arab League seek to develop a new strategy for food security before the Algiers Arab summit.
   Nov 12: The Arab League welcomed the decisions of the Fourth Committee of the UN General Assembly related to Palestine's case.
 Nov 13: The Arab League and the UN signed a MoU to implement the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
   Nov 23: the Arab League launched the Arab Guiding Strategy for the Advancement of the Nursing and Midwifery Professions 2022-30, with Kuwaiti participation.
   Dec 4: The Arab League confirmed its continuation of support for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA).
   Dec 7: The Arab League confirmed its keenness to provide support to Lebanon in all fields to get out of its current crisis.
   Dec 8: The Arab League called for an end to the aggression after three Palestinians killed in Jenin.
   Jan 5: Iraq's INOC to take over ExxonMobil's stake in West Qurna 1 oil field.
   Jan 6: Iraq announced 1st Omicron infections.
   Jan 8: Iraq received 50 ISIS suspects from Syria.
   Jan 9: Iraq's parl't speaker opened door for presidency candidacy.
   Jan 9: Al-Halbousi reelected as speaker of Iraqi parliament.
   Jan 13: Iraq Court suspended re-elected Parliamentary Speaker.
   Jan 13:  At least five people killed as scaffolding collapses at Iraq holy site.
   Jan 14: Iraq Police opened investigation on explosions near political party offices in Baghdad.
   Jan 15: Iraq prevented drone attack on air base.
   Jan 20: Iraqi NOC signed development deal with Chinese SINOPEC.
   Jan 21: Terror attack in Iraq led to death of 11 soldiers.
   Jan 25: Iraq rebuilt health facilities with Kuwaiti aid.
   Jan 26: UNAMI decried rocket attack near house of Iraqi parliament speaker.
   Jan 28:   Ministry: Missiles target Baghdad int'l airport, caused minor damage.
   Jan 31: Saudi Arabia, Iraq signed deal to support agricultural cooperation, livestock and fisheries.
   Feb 3: Iraqi Federal Court rejected the lawsuit filed regarding the largest bloc.
   Feb 5:  Heavyweight Iraqi group boycotted president election.
   Feb 6:  Iraqi court halted ex-FM Zebari's nomination for presidential post.
   Feb 7: Iraqi parliament could not convene to elect new president.
   Feb 8: Iraq air strike killed seven senior IS fighters.
   Feb 25: Iraq temporarily closed West Qurna 2 oilfield for maintenance.
   March 6:  National Iraqi Museum reopened following recovery of antiquities, restoration.
   March 7: Iraq raised radiation alert amid global fear of nuclear contamination.
   March 7: Iraq to lift COVID-19 measures next month.
   March 23: Iraq Tripartite alliance confirmed nominations for Iraq's president and prime minister.
   March 29: Iraqi security forced launch wide-scale operation to hunt IS operatives.
   March 30: Iraqi parliament failed to elect president in third bid.
   July 15: Kurdistan region of Iraq announced killing four ISIS members.
   July 16: Cholera cases in Iraq rose to 309, with three deaths.
   July 19: EU appointed Anders Weiberg as new head for its advisory mission in Iraq.
   July 19: Afghan Ghulam Isakzai appointed as new deputy of the UN Special Representative to Iraq.
   July 21: Baghdad handed the Turkish ambassador a memorandum of protest, demanding the withdrawal of Turkish forces.
   July 23: Iraq submited a complaint to UN Security Council regarding Turkish bombing.
   July 25: Kurdistan Region of Iraq formed investment team to attract foreign investors.
   July 25: Iraq nominated former minister Muhammad Shia for post of prime minister.
   July 27: Protestors withdrew from the Green Zone in response to the movement leader's request.
   July 27: Rockets bombed the Turkish consulate in northern Iraq.
   July 28: International Islamic Charitable Organization opened a school for displaced Iraqis in Irbil.
   July 30: Protestors stormed the parliament building, despite security restrictions.
   Aug 2: Iraq announced the allocation of USD 202 mln to build new drilling rigs on the border with Turkey.
   Aug 4: The Iraqi News Agency announced that its official Twitter account had been hacked.
   Aug 16: Iraqi Finance Minister Ali Allawi submitted his resignation.
   Aug 20: A dirt mound collapsed on a religious shrine in Karbala.
   Aug 20: Two people were pulled out alive from the ruins of the religious shrine.
   Aug 21: The Iraqi Ministry of Health announced the recovery of four dead bodies and six injured in Karbala shrine.
   Aug 21: Rescue teams delivered water, food and oxygen to the people trapped under ruins in Karbala shrine.
   Aug 23: The Supreme Judicial Council decided to resume its work after the demonstrators withdrew from the camp in front of his building.
   Aug 23: An Iraqi court issued an arrest warrant against a leader of the Sadrist movement.
   Aug 23: The Iraqi Prime Minister cut short his visit to Egypt, returning to Baghdad to follow up the repercussions of suspending the judiciary.
   Aug 24: ISIS member killed and two others wounded in an ambush.
   Aug 25: Rocket bombing targeted a Turkish army camp in northern Iraq.
   Aug 29: The political crisis in Iraq entered a dangerous turn and a curfew is announced.
   Aug 29: Eight people killed, and more than 70 others injured in the protests in Baghdad.
   Aug 29: The Iraqi Council of Ministers suspended its sessions after demonstrators stormed the palace.
   Aug 29 The Joint Operations Command in Iraq announced curfew in Baghdad.
   Aug 29: The Iraqi and Kuwaiti forces carried out a joint exercise.
   Aug 29: The leader of the Sadrist movement in Iraq announced his final retirement from politics.
   Aug 30: The Iraqi authorities lifted the curfew.
   Aug 30: 30 people killed and more than 400 injured in the Baghdad clashes.
   Aug 30: The Green Zone was bombed with missiles and the headquarters of two parties in Baghdad were burned.
   Sep 2: The UN Security Council appealed to the Iraqi parties to show restraint and urged them to find a solution.
   Sep 4: Iraqi parliament Speaker proposed 10 items for political dialogue and called for early elections.
   Sep 4: Three ISIS members killed, including a leader and his assistants.
   Sep 5: Early elections agreement is set in a national dialogue session and Sadrist movement was absent from it.
   Sep 5: Turkish army rescued seven soldiers after a helicopter crash.
   Sep 7: The Federal Supreme Court in Iraq rejected the case for dissolving Parliament.
   Sep 10: four ISIS members killed in an air strike near a lake Hamreen.
   Sep 11: Two gunmen killed in bombing by a Turkish drone.
   Sep 13: Iraq announced its intention to carry out the first oil exploration operation in its territorial waters in the Gulf.
   Sep 24: The Iraqi authorities announced the death of a security officer and two terrorists in an armed clash.
   Sep 26: The Iraqi parliament resumed its work by voting on the resignation of its speaker.
   Sep 28: The Iranian Revolutionary Guards claimed responsibility for the bombing operations in the Kurdistan region of Iraq.
   Sep 28: Iraqi Kurdistan confirmed the death of 9 in an Iranian bombing in Baghdad.
   Sep 28: Iraq announced the injury of seven soldiers in a missile attack on the green zone.
   Sep 28: Iran bombed Kurdistan party headquarters.
   Sep 29: Baghdad summoned Iran's ambassador to protest the bombing of the Iraqi Kurdistan region.
   Sep 29: The death toll from the Iranian bombing of the Kurdistan region rose to 71.
   Oct 1: The Iraqi authorities announced that 28 people were injured in the protests in Baghdad.
   Oct 4: three people killed in two separate attacks in Sulaymaniyah Governorate.
   Oct 7: An officer was killed and 4 others were wounded in a car bomb explosion in Irbil.
   Oct 13: The Iraqi President assigned Muhammad Al-Sudani to form the new government.
   Oct 13: Iraqi parliament elected Abdulatif Rashid as the new president of Iraq.
   Oct 9: The Parliament of Iraqi Kurdistan extended its current fifth legislative session for another year.
   Oct 10: Iraqi authorities announced the strengthening of security measures in Basra to secure the Gulf tournament.
   Oct 15: Iraqi Prime Minister relieved the Acting Minister of Finance from his post.
   Oct 16: The international coalition affirmed its commitment to continue supporting Iraq in the war on terrorism.
   Oct 27: The Iraqi parliament gave confidence to the new government headed by Muhammad Al-Sudani.
   Oct 29: Nine people killed and 13 others injured in a tank explosion east of Baghdad.
   Nov 1 46th Baghdad International Fair started with the participation of 12 countries.
   Nov 1: The Iraqi president ordered the government not interfere with the exchange rate of the Iraqi dinar.
   Nov 2: Iraqi Prime Minister announced the overthrow of the largest oil smuggling in Basra.
   Nov 6: Iraq planed to increase the production of the Basra Gas Company to 1,400 million cubic feet per day.
   Nov 8: The Iraqi Prime Minister ordered an investigation into the murder of an American citizen by gunmen in Baghdad.
   Nov 14: One person killed and eight wounded in an Iranian missile attack targeting sites in the Kurdistan region.
   Nov 18: Belgium donated USD two mln in financial aid for the removal of mines in Iraq and Syria.
   Nov 18: 10 people killed and 13 injured in a house collapse in Sulaymaniyah Governorate, northern Iraq.
   Nov 22: An armed Iraqi army helicopter crashed due to a technical malfunction in its engine, injuring its crew.
   Nov 22: Four people killed and 33 injured when a gas tank exploded as a result of a leak from a pipeline in Dohuk Governorate.
   Nov 23: The Ministerial Council for National Security announced the redeployment of the Iraqi border forces.
   Nov 27: Iraqi Prime Minister announced the recovery of more than UAD 126 mln out of USD 2.6 billion stolen in a corruption operation from tax secretariat funds.
   Nov 27: NATO mission in Iraq renewed its commitment to support Iraq fight terrorism.
   Dec 3: The Iraqi Council of Representatives voted to grant its confidence to two new ministers.
   Dec 4: Baghdad airport closed due to the crash of an Iraqi Airways plane.
   Dec 7: Iraq International Book Fair kicked off with the participation of more than 350 publishing houses.
   Dec 7: Iraq announced the killing of six members of ISIS a security operation.
   Dec 8: President of the Kuwaiti Football Association praised the readiness of the Al-Mina and Al-Basra international stadiums in Iraq, in preparation for the 25th Gulf Cup.
   Dec 14: Iraq announced the killing of three soldiers and wounding three others in device explosion.
   Dec 18: Nine Iraqi police officers killed, and five others wounded due to explosive device targeting a security patrol.
   Dec 12: A security officer killed and another wounded in an armed attack on a security headquarters.
   Jan 2: Sudanee Prime Minister Hamdok resigned office.
   Jan 17: Seven demonstrators killed in anti-military protest in Sudan.
   Jan 18: Sudan to form investigative committee on violence acts in protests.
   Jan 30: Demonstrator shot dead as mass marches persist across Sudan.
   Feb 6: Deadly clashes erupted in Sudan's Darfur region.
   Feb 28: Sudanese protester killed as thousands march against coup.
   March 13: Seventeen killed in Darfur protests in Sudan.
   March 17: Gold mine collapsed and killed 13 people in S. Sudan.
   March 19: Gold mine collapsed and killed five, injureed four in S. Sudan.
   March 21: US sanctioned Sudanese Central Reserve Police for alleged serious Human Rights Abuse.
   March 31: US announced the continuation of national emergency in South Sudan.
   April 2: Sudan retrieved 13 bodies after a boat sank in the Blue Nile in southeastern Sudan.
   April 25: six killed in an attack by armed men in western Sudan.
   April 27: 201 people killed in tribal violence in western Sudan.
   June 8: First sessions of the tripartite mechanism for dialogue in Sudan kicked off.
   June 9:  Sovereign Council of Sudan Chairman awarded Kuwait's ambassador the Order of the Two Nile.
   June 13: 100 people killed in a tribal conflict in western Sudan.
   June 16: UN's World Food Program warned that Sudan is facing severe food insecurity.
   June 26: Sudan accused Ethiopia of executing 7 soldiers and a citizen.
   June 27: Charitable work organizations in Sudan honored Kuwait's Ambassador in appreciation for humanitarian work.
   July 5: Sudan, Ethiopia agreed to resolve all issues through dialogue.
   July 13: The Troika and the European Union called for a comprehensive dialogue to form a government.
   July 16: Washington ended aid to the monitoring peace in southern Sudan.
   July 18: Sudan reopened border crossing with Ethiopia.
   July 22: The World Bank allocated USD 100 mln to address severe food crisis in Sudan.
   Aug 5: 18 people in an ambush by an armed group on the border.
   Aug 12: The Arab Parliament called on Arab countries to help Sudan overcome rains and floods that killed 52 people, injured 25 and damaged thousands of homes.
   Aug 17: Sudan announced that the number of victims of floods and rains rose to 77 and 35 thousand homes destroyed.
   Aug 18: Publications of the Kuwaiti National Council for Culture, Arts and Literature contributed to enriching Sudanese Library.
   Aug 21: The Kuwait Red Crescent provided urgent aid to the people of Sudan.
   Aug 21: The Sudanese Council of Ministers declared a state of alert as flood victims rose to 80, and 31 wounded.
   Aug 24: First US ambassador arrived to Sudan after 25 years.
   Sep 1: Italy provided an emergency donation to those afflicted by heavy floods.
   Sep 12: 13 killed in renewed tribal conflict in western Sudan.
   Sep 13: A UN report said that 12 million children in Sudan are at risk of being cut off education.
   Sep 23: The head of the Sovereignty Council in Sudan called on the African Union to reconsider the decision to suspend his membership.
   Oct 15: The US President decided to stop non-humanitarian aid to several countries, including South Sudan.
   Oct 24: The international tripartite mechanism called on the Sudanese security to protect the rights of the protestors.
   Oct 25: A protestor killed while calling for the restoration of civil authority.
   Oct 25: EU called for the immediate return of civilian rule in Sudan.
   Nov 7: First Arab-African conference on social responsibility towards children's rights kicks off in Khartoum.
   Nov 26: Vice-President of the Sovereignty Council in Sudan announced his support for the political steps taking place in the country.
   Dec 4: EU welcomed the signing of a political agreement to end the political crisis in Sudan.
   Dec 7: US expands the policy of restricting the issuance of visas to individuals involved in mandating democratization in Sudan.
   Dec 13: Sudan signed an agreement with the Abu Dhabi Ports Company andand other with investments amounting to USD six billion.
   Jan 2: Jordanian MPs voted down constitutional amendment on royal powers.
   Jan 3:  Jordan's parl't approved some amendments enlarging King's powers.
   Jan 4:  Jordan's Parliament approved a constitutional amendment to change the age of electoral candidates from 30 to 25 years.
   Jan 16: Army Captain killed, three injured by smugglers fire on Jordan-Syrian borders.
   Feb 17: Jordan eased coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictions.
   Feb 21: Jordan's Prime Minister Bisher Al-Khasawneh tested positive for the coronavirus.
   March 29: Jordan, Saudi inked agreement in Joint Committee meeting focuses on media and youth.
   March 31: Jordan funded the red sea water transportation by providing 1.83 billion.
   April 12: King of Jordan underwent successful surgery.
   May 16: Yemeni Air arrived to Amman, coming from Sanaa, after a six-year hiatus.
   June 2: Jordan and EU launched an investment platform to support the Jordanian economy at a value USD 2.6 billion.
   June 3: Jordan welcomed the renewal of the settlement in Yemen for an additional two months.
   June 6: Jordan launched the vision of economic modernization.
   June 8: Kuwait Fund signed a loan agreement with Jordan worth USD 38.3 million.
   June 9: Jordan and Egypt signed MoU for cooperation in the field of mineral resources, oil and natural gas.
   June 26: Jordan and Britain signed a grant agreement worth 50 million pounds to help Jordan expand its social safety net.
   June 27: 12 dead and 260 wounded from the fall of the toxic gas tan in the Jordanian port.
   July 7: Jordanian Foreign Minister confirmed his country's rejection of any change in the mandate of (UNRWA).
   July 8: Jordanian King announced that regional projects in the economic field are good and working to provide job opportunities.
   July 16: US intended to provide Jordan with annual aid worth USD 145 billion during 2023-29.
   July 31: Jordanian government announced a modernization plan for the public sector.
   Aug 3: Jordan and Palestine inaugurated the headquarters of a joint company to support their economic and agricultural sectors.
   Sep 5: Zain telecom launched 5G service.
   Sep 13: Building collapsed, killed five, injured seven.
   Sep 16: Jordanian-American MoU valued at USD 2.45 billion for Jordan.
   Sep 29: Jordan's Islamic Banks inked agreement to fund food and tourism sectors worth USD 20 million.
   Oct 4: Jordan signed an agreement with OPEC Fund for International Development to support food security.
   Oct 7: Jordanian negotiated the German government to determine the value of development aid to Jordan for two years, worth USD 414 million.
   Oct 16: The International Finance Corporation pledged USD 400 million to Jordan for water desalination.
   Nov 3: 9th meeting of the joint working group between the GCC and Jordan kicked off.
   Nov 13: The Jordanian Parliament elected MP Ahmed Al-Safadi as its speaker.
   Nov 15: The International Monetary Fund completed the fifth review of the performance of the Jordanian economy.
   Nov 27: Jordan and US signed an annual grant agreement worth USD 845.1million to support the Jordanian budget.
   Nov 30: Austria provided humanitarian aid worth USD 824 million to support humanitarian efforts in Syria and Jordan and to prevent further migration towards Europe.
   Dec 15: Jordan and Iraq discussed boosting means of industrial cooperation and economic partnership.
   Dec 16: Officer killed while dealing with riots protesting against raising fuel prices.
   Dec 18: The Jordanian government signed a loan agreement with the European Investment Bank valued at USD 212 million to transporting water from Aqaba to the capital, Amman.
   Dec 19: Jordan hosts Baghdad Conference for Cooperation and Partnership.
   Jan 5: Algeria to reinstate Amb. to France.
   Jan 7: Algeria reported 47 new cases of Omicron.
   Jan 12: Algerians celebrated Amazigh New Year 2972.
   Jan 19: Algeria closed schools for 10 days as COVID-19 infections surge.
   Jan 20: Algeria signed agreement with Germany regarding coronavirus crisis.
   Jan 21:  Algeria were eliminated from the Africa Cup of Nations after losing to Tunisia.
   Jan 24: Algeria closed schools for seven more days as COVID-19 infections surge Jan 27.
   Jan 28: Two Algerian soldiers killed in clashes with terrorists at borders.
   Jan 30: Algeria reported first case of stealth Omicron (BA2).
   Feb 11: Algeria's Sonatrach signed deal to resume operations in Libya.
   Feb 19: The Arab Parliament and heads of Arab councils submitted a document to face challenges to the Arab summit in Algeria.
   Feb 20: Qatar, Algeria signed agreement on judicial cooperation and two MoUs.
   Feb 24: Algerian National assembly reelected Salah Goudjil as President.
   Feb 27: Death of an Algerian student by a missile attack in Ukraine.
   Feb 27: Algerian government to create a committee for investing in Kuwait.
   March 6: Algeria returned 1400 of their citizens from Ukraine.
   March 17: Algeria announced that 26 countries will participate in mediterranean sea games.
   March 20: Three Algerian soldiers were killed in clashes with terrorists at borders.
   March 21: Algeria's Sonatrach and Eni discovered oil and gas in Berkine North Basin.
   March 23: Algeria, China to invest USD 7 billion in fertilizer project
   March 29:  Algeria fighter jet crash killed pilot 
   March 29: Algeria's Sonatrach confirmed oil reserves discovered at Touggouart region.
   March 31: The president of the Algerian Football Federation resigned.
   April 10: French passenger ship collided with an Algerian fuel vessel in the port of Algiers.
   April 11: Algeria and Italy signed an agreement to increase gas supplies to Italy.
   April 18: The Russian and Algerian presidents agreed to continue coordination within the frameworks of OPEC + and Gas Forum.
   April 20: Algerian president installed the Supreme Energy Council to maintain, renewal and develop reserves fuel.
   May 9: Algeria announced its resort to the International Court of Arbitration for Sport to defend its rights to FIFA.
   May 9: Algerian president approved on the acquisition of 15 new planes and ships to transport passengers and goods.
   May 16: Algeria and Turkey signed 15 agreements to strengthen relations in various fields.
   May 20: Algerian and Saudi Arabia's Foreign Ministers chaired the third session of the Consultation Committee politics.
   June 21: Algeria, Niger and Nigeria's Energy Ministers agreed on laying the foundations for a pipeline project.
   June 26: Earthquake with a magnitude of 1.5 hit Oran.
   July 3: Algeria's Sonatrach achieved a turnover of exports end of May, worth USD 21.5 billion.
   July 5: Algeria celebrated the 60th Independence Day with military parade.
   July 6: Algerian president announced the opening of the land borders with Tunisia.
   July 9: Algerian truck drivers injured in armed attack.
   July 16: 42-magnitude earthquake struck northwest Algeria.
   July 17: Algerian president signed a presidential decree to hold partial elections in two states east of the country.
   July 18: Algeria and Italy signed memorandums of understanding in the field of energy worth USD 4 billion.
   July 19: Algeria, Kuwait signed an executive program for legal and judicial cooperation.
   July 20: Sonatrach signed USD 4 billion contract with Occidental and Eni.
   July 24: Gas supplies from Algeria to Spain suffered a temporary decline due to work.
   July 24: A malfunction stoped the supply of Algerian gas to Spain.
   July 30: Algeria lift ban on exporting and importing to and from Spain.
   Aug 3: An Algerian court sentenced a former minister to 10 years in prison, following his conviction for corruption.
   Aug 14: Algeria announced that it has put out 78 fires in 11 provinces, and continues efforts to put out 11 fires in five states.
   Aug 17: Algeria announced that 30 fires have been extinguished in 15 states, and that extinguishing operations are continuing with 8 other fires in five states.
   Aug 18: Algeria announced the registration of 26 deaths due to fires in the country.
   Aug 27: Algeria and France signed 5 cooperation and partnership agreements.
   Sep 3: Foreign Minister called on implementing peace agreements.
   Sep 8: Algeria inked agreement to export gas to Spain and Italy.
   Oct 1: Algerian government launched 219 international letters of attorney to recover smuggled funds abroad.
   Oct 3: Algeria put together an action plan with EU to implement the agreed-upon projects related to the energy sector.
   Oct 5: Algeria sentenced the former president's brother and advisor to eight years in prison in a corruption case.
   Oct 6: Algeria recovered the bodies of three people who were swept away by floodwaters.
   Oct 9: The activities of the fifth meeting of the Algerian-French Committee kicked off.
   Oct 11: The Algerian Prime Minister called on European companies to work with his country to raise its fuel production capabilities.
   Oct 11: Algeria and the European Union renewed their joint will to strengthen partnership relations in the field of energy.
   Oct 13: Four people, including a baby, killed in floods.
   Oct 27: Algeria hosted the Arab Book Fair, under the slogan "Reunification of Arab Culture."
   Oct 30: Algeria hostsed the 31st Arab Summit.
   Nov 1: The 31st Arab Summit kicked off in Algeria.
   Nov 2: The Arab Summit in Algiers concluded its work by stressing the importance of enhancing joint action and centralization.
   Nov 7: The Algerian parliament approved the supplementary finance law for the year 2022 to preserve purchasing power.
   Nov 8: Algeria, China signed the second five-year comprehensive strategic cooperation plan.
   Nov 12: The Arab Small and Medium Enterprises Conference and Exhibition kicked off.
   Nov 17: Algeria announced the granting of a solar power plant to Cuba.
   Nov 26: The Algerian army announced the elimination of two terrorists and the arrest of two others during a specific operation near the border with Niger.
   Dec 2: Algerian court sentenced a former minister to 10 years in prison and a fine of about USD 8,000 for corruption case.
   Dec. 4: Algerian presidency signed seven agreements and MoU between Algeria and Jordan,.under the supervision of Algerian President and Jordan's King Abdullah II.
   Dec 5: Algeria and China signed two plans to enhance strategic partnership.
   Dec 13: The former director of the Algerian energy company Sonatrach sentenced to five years in prison.
   Dec 16: The Algerian Football Federation filed to host the African Cup. 
   Jan 9: Egypt, US conducted joint marine drill in line with strategic partnership.
   Jan 11: An earthquake of 6.6 magnitude hit the Eastern Mediterranean region.
   Jan 20: Egypt, South Korea signed four cooperation agreements in various fields.
   Jan 20: Egypt signed oil and petroleum agreements worth USD 506 million.
   Jan 26: Cairo Book Fair opened.
   Jan 31: Joint Egyptian-French air training Amun-22 activities kicked off.
   Feb 1: South Korea said it signed USD 1.6 billion arms deal with Egypt.
   Feb 16: Egypt signed agreement with National Authority for Military Production, Al-Masara Company for Engineering Industries and Italian Landy Renzo Company.
   Feb 20: Egyptian and American naval units concluded an exercise to combat smuggling and mines.
   Feb 21: Joint Jordanian Maritime Higher Committee concluded its 30th session.
   Feb 21: French and Egypt's naval and air forces begun a training exercise (Ramses 2022) in the Mediterranean.
   Feb 27: The International Conference on Solidarity and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development kicked off.
   March 21: Egyptian President and Abu Dhabi Crown Prince agreed to strengthen cooperation to develop the joint Arab action system.
   March 21: Egypt's Central Bank raised the interest rate by one percent in an exceptional meeting.
   March 28: Egypt and France inked an agreement to manufacture and supply the Cairo metro, at a value of 850 million dollars.
   March 29: Egypt filed an official complaint against Senegal for the attack on the football team.
   March 30: Egypt and Saudi Arabia signed an agreement on investment (Saudi Public Investment Fund) in Egypt.
   March 30: Saudi Arabia provided USD five billion as a deposit with the Central Bank of Egypt.
   March 31: The Egyptian President issued a decree extending the implementation of some measures to maintain security in Sinai for six months.
   April 5: Egyptian Investment Authority and Japan's Yazaki Corporation signed investment agreement valued USD 21.9 million.
   April 11: Egypt and EU agreed to develop green hydrogen to enhance cooperation.
   April 15: Egypt increased petrol price.
   May 7: 11 soldiers killed in terrorists clashes in southern Suez Canal area.
   May 11: Egypt inked MoU to work on 300,000 tons green ammonia production projects in Suez Canal.
   May 11: 14 killed during military operations.
   May 15: Egyptian armed forces reported death of four terrorists in northern Sinai.
   May 19: Egypt's Central Bank increased interest rate two percent.
   May 19: one terrorist shot by police in southern Sinai.
   June 1: Egypt inked cooperation agreement with Germany's H2 Industry.
   June 3: Two soldiers killed in explosion.
   June 3: Egypt's Islamic development Bank launched annual meetings.
   June 4:  Egypt's Islamic development Bank inked funding agreement with 13 countries valued at USD 1.256 billion.
   June 15: Egypt, EU, Israel inked MoU to transport and export natural gas.
   June 19: Fighter jet crashed with no casualties during training.
   June 20: Egypt signed MoU with Chevron Corporation.
   June 21: Egypt signed 14-investment agreement with Saudi Arabia valued at USD 7.7 billion.
   June 23: Egypt's Central Bank stabilized interest rate on deposit and lending.
   June 28: Egypt court executed 10 people in the Helwan Brigades case.
   July 4: Suez Canal achieved its highest annual revenue, amounting to USD seven billion.
   July 4: Egyptian minister called for investment in the mining sector.
   July 5: Egyptian and American air forces carried out a joint exercise.
   July 5: The launch of an Egyptian national dialogue with the participation of political, trade union and human rights forces.
   July 11: Egypt announced implementing an energy efficiency improvement projects worth USD 195 billion.
   July 13: Egypt raised prices of a gasoline and diesel, starting today.
   July 19: 23 people killed and 30 injured in a traffic collision.
   July 19: African Development Bank approved a development financing of USD 271 million.
   July 27: Egypt signed MoU with a leading Indian company to build a green hydrogen plant worth USD eight billion.
   Aug 2: The Egyptian Navy and its Greek counterpart conducted a naval exercise.
   Aug 2: The Suez Canal recorded last July the highest monthly revenue in its history worth USD 704 million.
   Aug 5: Egypt,China signed a memorandum to establish manufacturing complex in one of Egypt's industrial worth USD 130 million.
   Aug 9: Egypt announced mplementation of a national plan to rationalize electricity consumption in order to save electricity and natural gas used in power stations to export it abroad and increase exchange resources.
   Aug 13: The Egyptian Parliament renewed confidence in Prime Minister Mustafa's government
   Aug 14: Egypt and Comoros signed a MoU in military cooperation.
   Aug 14: The Egyptian Ministry of Health announced the death of 41 citizens and the injury of 55 others in a fire.
   Aug 18: The Egyptian President issued a decree appointing Hassan Abdullah as acting governor in central bank.
   Aug 19: The Central Bank fixed deposit and lending rates.
   Aug 21: The Egyptian Armed Forces announced the launch of joint training activities
   Aug 25: Egypt signed 7 MoU with international hydrogen production companies
   Aug 27: The Egyptian Navy carried out a "transient exercise" with the US and Spanish navy in the Mediterranean.
   Sep 1: The Egyptian president reviewed cooperation with Greece to implement electricity production projects.
   Sep 3: Egyptian and American navies carried out a "transient exercise" in the Mediterranean.
   Sep 7: Egypt announced the recovery of 16 artifacts from US.
   Sep 17: Egypt announced an increase in fees for ships crossing the Suez Canal by 15 percent.
   Oct 3: Egyptian Federation Chambers of Commerce signed a cooperation protocol with the Kuwait Chamber of Commerce and Industry to enhance economic relations.
   Oct 10: Egypt announced an increase in net foreign investment inflows, hitting about USD 89 billion.
   Oct 10: The Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs denied sending any observers to follow up the recent referendums in Ukraine.
   Oct 16: Egypt announced its agreement with the International Monetary Fund on policies for a new subsidized economic reform program.
   Oct 22: Egypt decided to fix fuel prices until next Dec.
   Oct 27: A final agreement with the International Monetary Fund on a credit facility program worth USD three billion.
   Oct 27: The Bank of Egypt decided to raise interest rates by 200 basis points.
   Oct 29: Egypt and Kenya agreed to intensify efforts to reach a binding agreement on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD).
   Nov 1: Egyptian and Saudi energy ministers discussed strengthening cooperation in the fields of renewable energy.
   Nov 2: Egyptian armed forces announced the joining of a German-made frigate to the navy's fleet and hydrogen.
   Nov 2: British Prime Minister retracted his decision not to participate in the (COP 27) summit in Egypt concerned with climate change.
   Nov 3: Egypt, France and Italy welcomed the agreement to stop the fighting between the Ethiopian government and Tigray People's Liberation Front.
   Nov 12: 19 died and six injured in a traffic accident in Dakahlia Governorate.
   Nov 16: The European Commission provided USD 36 million to support the Egyptian energy sector.
   Nov 13: Cairo International Film Festival opened its 44th session at the Egyptian Opera House.
   Nov 20: Nine people died and 20 others injured in a bus and car collision in Al-Bahr Governorate.
   Nov 20: The Egyptian Air Defense Forces carried out a joint shooting exercise using advanced systems.
   Nov 21: The Egyptian Armed Forces announced the launch of the Naval Air Training Activities (Medusa-12).
   Nov 20: Nine people killed and 20 others injured in a collision of a passenger bus and a transport vehicle.
   Nov 23: Cairo Film Festival concluded its 44th edition at the Cairo Opera House.
   Nov 27: Saudi Arabia and Egypt signed a cooperation agreement in the field of combating crime.
   Nov 30: The Egyptian and Greek air forces carried out a joint air exercise involving formations of multi-tasking combat aircraft from both sides at an Egyptian air base.
   Nov 30: The Egyptian government signed agreements to finance two projects to produce electricity from renewable energy, at a value of USD 1.3 billion.
   Dec 1: 10 people killed and 8 others injured in a collision.
   Dec 3: Eight people killed and eight others injured in a collision between a small passenger bus and a pick-up truck.
   Dec 4: A joint Egyptian-Sudanese training activities kicked off.
   Dec 7: Egyptian Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources affirmed that the Middle East Gas Forum provides an important part of global energy supplies.
   Dec 11: The Fourth Arab Forum for Women with Disabilities kicked off in Cairo. 
   Jan 13: Lebanese transport workers went on strike
   Jan 18: US sanctioned 3 Lebanese businessmen for alleged Hezbollah ties
   Jan 24: Former Lebanese PM Al-Hariri declared he is no longer in politics
   Jan 26: Lebanon inked a deal for electricity supply with Jordan via Syria
   Jan 31: Lebanon declared busting over 15 Israeli spy rings
   Feb 2: Lebanon recorded a new high number of (COVID-19) infections with a total of 10,706
   Feb 5: Lebanon's authorities thwarted attempts to smuggle over 150,000 Captagon pills to Kuwait
   Feb 23:  Lebanon thwarted three attacks by ISIS-linked militants
   March 3: Beirut International and Arab Book Fair kicked off today after three-year break
   March 4: Lebanon's Cabinet proposed postponing municipal elections to May 31, 2023
   March 10: Lebanon received refurbished Central Drug Warehouse
   April 9: Lebanon Central Bank's Head denied bankruptcy of the country
   April 5: UN finished supplying petrol to services of health and water in Lebanon
   April 7: President Michal Aoun took required measure for the election, and EU will manage the votes
   April 10: EU welcomed the agreement between Lebanon's authority and international monetary fund to help the economy
   April 12: One killed, seven injured in explosion at municipality building
   April 21: EU allocated a humanitarian fund valued at 20 million Euro
   April 26: Lebanon signed a MoU with to create a 30 million Euro Saudi-French Fund to support people in need
   April 24: Lebanese Army rescued 50 people seeking illegal immigration from drowning
   May 9: Lebanon ended the voting process in 58 countries, including 598 polling stations
   May 10: The Lebanese Army confirmed its readiness to accompany the Lebanese elections
   May 15: Polls closed in the Lebanese parliamentary elections
   May 15: EU deployed 170 observers across Lebanon to follow up on the parliamentary elections
   May 15: Lebanese voters headed to the polls in all Lebanese regions
   June 20: Lebanon launched an appeal for USD 2.3 billion as part of a response plan required for 2022-23
   June 20: Lebanon worked on demarcating its maritime borders in negotiations mediated by the United States.
   June 21: Lebanon signed a contract with Egypt to purchase natural gas and transport it through Syria to generate electricity
   June 23: Lebanese President assigned former Prime Minister Najib Mikati to form a new government
   June 29: Lebanese President renewed his adherence to Resolution 1701 to maintain stability and security on the southern border
   June 29: Acting Prime Minister Najib Mikati presented a government lineup to President Michel Aoun
   July 4: Lebanon supported US mediation efforts to demarcate its side borders.
   July 7: UN Security Council called for speeding up the formation of a new government in Lebanon to implement necessary repairs.
   July 15: A fire broke out in the port of Beirut
   July 25: The public administrations' strike continued in light of the state's inability to correct employees' wages
   July 31: Part of the wheat silos collapsed in the port of Beirut 
   Aug 4: Families of Beirut port explosion victim demand justice after two years
   Aug 4: The Lebanese President affirmed his commitment to achieving justice in the Beirut port explosion.
   Aug 13: A soldier was killed and another wounded in clashes with smugglers 
   Aug 20: Lebanon discussed developing of its agricultural sector with the Arab Organization for Agricultural Development 
   Aug 31: The Security Council renewed the extension of UNIFIL's mandate in Lebanon for another year
   Sep 2: 44th Lebanon International Rally started with Kuwaiti participation
   Sep 9: The Italian police found two explosive devices near the Lebanese Consulate in Milano
   Sep 13: The UN Humanitarian Fund for Lebanon allocated USD 8 million in preparation for the coming winter season
   Sep 21: The International Monetary Fund affirmed the continuation of cooperation with Lebanon and its support despite all the delays
   Sep 23: Lebanese Army arrested citizens involved in smuggling people illegally across the sea
   Oct 1: The Internal Security Forces thwarted illegal smuggling of dozens of people to Italy
   Oct 1: Lebanon received an American offer to demarcate its southern maritime borders with Israel.   Oct 3: The Lebanese Ministry of Economy and ESCWA launched a project to support economic recovery in Lebanon
   Oct 5: The Lebanese President requested the EU's support for the return of Syrian refugees to their country
   Oct 11: The Lebanese Ministry of Health announced that the number of cholera infections has risen to 18.
   Oct 11: Lebanon announced that the final version of the demarcation of the maritime borders with Israel meets its demands
   Oct 12: The Lebanese Ministry of Health announced the registration of a death due to cholera, and confirmed infections rose to 26
   Oct 19: The Lebanese Minister of Health announced the spread of cholera among the Syrian refugees
   Oct 21: Two deaths and 7 new cases of cholera were recorded in 24 hours
   Oct 26: (UNICEF) called for urgent measures to contain cholera in Lebanon
   Oct 28: Lebanon launched negotiations with Cyprus on the maritime borders
   Oct 29: The Lebanese Health Ministry announced the registration of a new death due to cholera, and confirmed infections rose to 381
   Nov 1: The EU called on Lebanon to form a government urgently
   Nov 1: The opening of the regional office of the International Francophone Organization in the Middle East in Beirut
   Nov 1: The World Health Organization warned of a fatal cholera outbreak in Lebanon
   Nov 2: The Lebanese army announced the arrest of "terrorists" belonging ISIS
   Nov 2: The International Support Group called on the Lebanese parliament to elect a new president 
   Nov 3: The Lebanese Parliament called on the designated Prime Minister to assume duties 
   Nov 5: The World Health Organization announced its need for USD 10 million to confront the rapid outbreak of cholera in Lebanon.
   Nov 9: US announced additional aid to Lebanon amounting to more than USD 72 million
   Nov 9: The Lebanese authorities arrested eight terrorist cells belonging ISIS
   Nov 10: US provided USD 50 million to support the enrollment of Lebanese and refugee students
   Nov 10: A UN official announced the allocation of USD 95 million to contain the cholera outbreak in Lebanon
   Nov 13: More than 26,000 people receive the cholera vaccine with the launch of the vaccination campaign in Lebanon
   Nov 21: Acting Prime Minister announced the privatization of the World Food Program
   Dec 1: EU approved 6 million euros to fund the Lebanese Army
   Dec 3: Beirut International Arab Book Fair kicked off with the participation of 133 publishing houses
   Dec 13: Minister of Agriculture announced the results of laboratory tests of random samples of cholera bacteria, which showed that Lebanese crops were cholera free
   Dec 16: Lebanon affirmed its commitment to implementing UN Security Council Resolution No. 1701
   Jan 5: Public Prosecution referred 19 people, including the suspended Speaker of Parliament and the former Prime Minister, to the judiciary for "electoral crimes"
   Jan 10: Tunisian Minister of Economy and Planning signed a financing agreement worth USD 200 million
   Jan 12: The Tunisian government imposed a partial curfew to counter Omicron, a varient of the coronavirus
   Jan 28: Tunisian police foiled suicide attack
   Feb 7: Tunisian President pledged to reform the judiciary in his country 
   March 20: Tunisia witnessed a protest march
   March 29: The Tunisian Prime Minister pledged to facilitate procedures for French investors 
   March 30: Tunisian pres. dissolves parliament
   March 30: Up to 16 Tunisian parliament members voted to cancel the measures and presidential decrees
   April 11: Tunisia's mosques resumed Tarawih prayers after two years of interruption due to coronavirus
   April 16: A commercial cargo ship carrying 750 tons of fuel sank off the southeast coast Tunisia
   May 9: Tunisia announced the formation of a new independent electoral commission
   May 13: Tunisia and Egypt signed 12 MoU to enhance economic and investment cooperation 
   May 25: The European Commission lent Tunisia USD 320 million to address the repercussions of coronavirus
   June 10: Tunisian President confirmed his country's rejection of any attempt to divide Libya 
   June 13: World Bank provided additional financing to Tunisia worth USD 23 million to combat coronavirus
   June 16: Employees in public sectors observed a strike to demand and increase in wages
   June 25: Tunisia launched first floating plant to produce electricity from solar energy in the east Middle and Africa
   July 7: Tunisian Anas Jaber became the first Arab woman to qualify for the final of the Wimbledon tennis tournament
   July 8: Tunisian president acknowledged mistakes in the new constitution
   July 25: Tunisia opened polling stations in all its governorates for a referendum on the new draft constitution
   July 27: The new draft constitution passed with 94.6 percent of parliamentarians' votes
   Aug 1: Italian Foreign Trade Institute announced an increase in the volume of trade exchange between Tunis and Rome
   Sep 19: Five political parties declared boycotting next legislative elections 
   Oct 12: Tunisian Trade Minister called for strengthening economic partnership with Libya
   Oct 13: US provided urgent financial aid to Tunisia, worth USD 60 million
   Oct 14: Tunisian security forces used tear gas to disperse protests in the capital
   Oct 15: International Monetary Fund announced an agreement with Tunisia to lend it USD 9.1 billion
   Oct 27: A terrorist attack targeting a security patrol with an explosive device was thwarted 
   Nov 4: The Arab Monetary Fund decided to lend Tunisia USD 74 million
   Nov 4: Ambassador Mansour Khaled Al-Omar presented his credentials as Kuwait's Ambassador to Tunisia 
   Nov 14: The EU signed a grant agreement with Tunisia worth about USD 103 million
   Dec 16: Tunisians voted to choose a new parliament, the fourth since the 2011 elections
   Dec 18: Algeria and France reached a solution to the visa problem 
   Jan 4: Morocco confirmed first Omicron fatality
   Jan 15: Morocco postponed World Cup Shotgun tournament due Covid-19 spread
   Feb 7: Morocco and Qatar signed a number of programs and memoranda of understanding 
   Feb 7: Morocco announced support for Saudi Arabia to host (Expo 2030) in Riyadh
   Feb 9: Morocco and the EU agreed to strengthen bilateral strategic partnership
   May 6: Morocco and Spain agreed to enhance cooperation 
   June 2: Morocco reported first monkeypox case  
   July 8: Morocco and the EU launched a renewed partnership on migration
   Aug 17: Morocco announced 20 people killed and 34 injured in a bus accident
   Aug 27: Morocco called back its ambassador from Tunisia for consultations and cancelled his participation in a forum
   Sep 16: Morocco and Nigeria inked an agreement to build gas pipes
   Oct 4: Morocco and Spain dismantled a terrorist cell 
   Oct 20: The Council of Arab Ministers of Justice held a meeting in Ifrane, Morocco, to discuss ways to fight terrorism
   Oct 25: The European Commission announced its approval of a new program worth 115 million euros to support  development of agricultural sectors in Morocco.
   Feb 3: Kuwaiti Red Crescent performed more than 90 surgeries for Syrian refugees in Jordan
   Feb 5: The Kuwaiti Red Crescent distributed aid to 1,200 Syrian refugee families in Jordan 
   Feb 17: Israeli attacks on Damascus caused material losses
   Feb 24: Three Syrian soldiers were killed from Israeli missile attack on Damascus
   March 6: Thirteen Syrian soldiers killed in a terrorist attack in Homs
   March 7: Two Syrians killed in Israeli attack
   April 9: Syrian Air forces stopped Israeli attack on Lebanon
   April 27: Four soldiers killed and three injured in Israeli missile attack at Damascus
   May 10: Brussels summit agreed on supporting Syria with 6.4 billion Euro  
   May 9: US President extended state of emergency in Syria and Iraq for another year
   June 3: Syrian constitutional committee ended its 8th session
   June 10: One Palestinian was injured in clashes with Israeli occupation forces
   July 2: Casualties reported in an Israeli attack on Syria
   July 8: UN Security Council investigated extension for transporting aid to Syria across the borders
   July 12: An (so-called Islamic state) IS leader killed in Syria during a US drone strike
   July 13: EU welcomed the Security Council's decision to approve the extension of the delivery humanitarian aid to Syria through borders for next six months
   Aug 10: The Syrian army announced the death of a chief of the IS
   Aug 12: Two civilians injured in an Israeli aggression on Syria
   Aug 14: Three soldiers killed and three others were wounded in an Israeli aggression on Syria
   Aug 19: American judiciary issued a life imprisonment sentence against an IS member for killing Americans in Syria.
   Aug 31: An Israeli missile attack targeted Damascus and Aleppo airports 
   Sep 19: Rocket attack targeting American bases failed
   Sep 24: Minister of Health announced deaths in a sunk boat reached 73 immigration seekers
   Oct 21: An Israeli missile attack on Damascus causes damage
   Nov 20: Turkey announced the launch of a massive air operation against bases of militants in northern Iraq and Syria
   Nov 20: Eight Turkish security personnel injured in an attack with rocket launchers from Syria
   Nov 21: Three civilians killed and 19 others wounded in Northern Syria
   Dec 1: IS leader killed in an operation carried out by the Free Syrian Army 
   Dec 14: US resumed joint operations with the Syrian Democratic Forces in northern Syria
   Dec 3: Morocco launched the green investment program of the Sharifian Phosphate Complex, with an investment of USD 12 billion
   Dec 14: US resumed joint operations with the Syrian Democratic Forces.
   Jan 6: Palestinian Ministry of Labor launches a project to support cooperatives in Jericho and the Jordan Valley worth USD 500,000
   Feb 1: Palestinian Ministry of Foreign Affairs welcomed an Amnesty International report
   Feb 2: Palestinian Ministry of Education switched to online studies due to the outbreak of COVID-19
   Feb 8: Israeli forces killed three Palestinians in the West Bank
   Feb 9: Palestinian Central Councils suspended all accords with Israel
   March 7: The Palestinian Orphan Home opened the Kuwaiti Center for Diagnostic Radiology in the middle of Gaza Strip
   March 7: Palestinian women demanded international recognition and protection of the Palestinian people on International Women's Day
   March 22: Palestinian Statistics Authority stated that Palestine depends on 79 percent of the total water extracted from underground and surface sources due to the occupation
   March 24: Palestinian Prime Minister renewed the Palestinian Authority's refusal to place conditions on European aid
   March 29: Five people were killed, others injured in attacks near Tel Aviv
   April 7: Palestine reported 70,000 people prayed in Al-Aqsa mosque during Isha and Tarawih prayers 
   April 15: A toital of 153 people were injured, 450 arrested in confrontations with the Israeli occupation forces
   April 18: Israeli occupation forces violently stormed Al-Aqsa Mosque 
   April 22: Up to 26 Palestinians were injured in clashes with Israeli occupation forces that dispersed worshipers in the courtyards of Al-Aqsa Mosque
   May 5: Three Israelis were killed and at least six others were injured by shooting and stabbing attacks carried out by two Palestinians
   May 11: Israeli troops killed Palestinian journalist Shireen Abu Aqleh by shooting her in the head
   May 16: EU announced humanitarian aid worth USD 26 million for the Palestinians in the West Bank, East Jerusalem and Gaza.  
   June 6: Settlers stormed Al-Aqsa Mosque under protection of the Israeli occupation police
   June 25: Donor countries pledged USD 160 million to provide humanitarian services to Palestine's refugees.
   June 28: Occupation soldiers stormed the courtyards of Al-Aqsa Mosque to arrest a young man for allegedly attempting to carry out a stabbing attack
   July 16: Occupation forces bombed two Hamas sites in Gaza
   July 21: International Charity rehabilitated 50 housing units in the Gaza Strip to alleviate the suffering of the residents
   July 31: The Palestinian Presidency refused Israel's plan to deduct from tax revenues and considered it theft
   July 31: Occupation authorities decided to deduct USD 173 million from tax revenues
   Aug 1: Israeli occupation forces arrested 32 Palestinians in the West Bank
   Aug 2: Israeli occupation authorities decided to close the Gaza crossings
   Aug: 3 Palestinians were wounded with the occupation troops' bullets and 12 others were arrested in the West Bank
   Aug 5: The Israeli occupation renewed bombing of several sites in Gaza Strip
   Aug 6: The UNRWA decided to close its facilities in Gaza Strip, except for health and environmental facilities
   Aug 6: Deaths rose to 79 after Israeli strikes on Gaza strip
   Aug 7: Thousands of settlers storm Al-Aqsa Mosque after the occupation government allowed the attack
   Aug 9: The European Commission approved about USD 267 million for UNRWA.
   Aug 16: The European Union missions in Palestine called for an international investigation into killing civilians in Gaza
   Aug 24: Kuwait Red Crescent Society announced preparation of a convoy of relief and medical aid for Gaza Strip
   Aug 28: The occupation police allowed settlers to storm Al-Aqsa 
   Sep 1: Two Palestinians were killed by the occupation forces in the West Bank
   Sep 3: A Palestinian prisoner was killed in the Israeli occupation prisons
   Sep 8: Israeli military vehicles bulldozed Palestinian agricultural lands on the Gaza border
   Sep 19: Three Palestinians were wounded in an attack by settlers south of Nablus
   Sep 23: The Palestinian President announced that the occupation authorities did not implement any of the decisions issued by the Security Council, the General Assembly and the Human Rights Council
   Sep 25: A total of 30 Palestinian prisoners started a hunger strike in rejection of the detention policy
   Sep 25: Around 439 settlers stormed the courtyards of Al-Aqsa Mosque under protection of the occupation police
   Sep 28: UNRWA announced start of disbursing cash assistance to those affected by the aggression on Gaza last year
   Oct 4: Hundreds of Jewish settlers stormed Al-Aqsa Mosque under protection of occupation forces
   Oct 5: Up to 30 Palestinian prisoners continued their hunger strike in Israeli prisons
   Oct 8: A Palestinian was killed and 11 others were wounded in a large-scale storming of the Jenin refugee camp by the occupation forces
   Oct 9: The Palestinian Prisoners Club announced a hunger strike by Palestinian prisoners held by Israel
   Oct 16: Hundreds of settlers stormed Al-Aqsa Mosque under protection of the occupation forces
   Oct 25: Death toll of an Israeli aggression against Nablus and Ramallah rose to six
   Oct 25: Two were killed and 14 others were injured during the Israeli occupation forces' raid into Nablus
   Oct 13: The Palestine Red Crescent Society announced that 53 Palestinians were injured during clashes in Nablus
   Nov 15: A Palestinian was killed and three Israeli settlers were also killed in stabbing attacks in the West Bank
   Nov 15: The Palestinian Foreign Ministry welcomed a US decision to investigate killing of the Palestinian journalist Sherine Abu Aqleh
   Nov 17: Some 21 Palestinians died in a house fire in Jabalia, northern Gaza Strip
   Nov 19: The Palestinian Prisoners Club said that the Israeli occupation had arrested more than 1,000 people this year
   Nov 20: Palestinian organizations called on the UN to protect Palestinian children from Israeli violations
   Dec 1: Two Palestinians were shot dead by the Israeli occupation forces in the Jenin refugee camp
   Dec 4: Israeli fighter jets bombed several locations in the southern Gaza Strip
   Dec 8: Israeli occupation forces killed one boy, wounded four others.
   May 3: Five people were killed in a suicide attack by Al-Shabab movement 
   May 16: Hassan Sheikh Mahmoud won 327 votes making him President of Somalia 
   June 17: National Army forces killed about 60 terrorists in Galgadud region
   June 25: Somali Parliament named Hamza Abdi Berri as Prime Minister
   July 6: EU approved additional aid for the African Union Mission's forces in Somalia
   July 18: A passenger plane crashed while landing at Adam Abdullah International Airport in Mogadishu
   July 21: More than 40 members of the Al-Shabaab militia linked to Al-Qaeda killed
   July 22: Somali President submitted an official request for his country to join the East African Community
   July 31: The Somali National Army destroyed Al-Shabaab militia bases in the south of the country
   Aug 2: The Somali army launched a military operation to eliminate Al-Shabaab militia linked with Al-Qaeda 
   Aug 4: UN allocated USD 9.5 million to help communities affected by hunger in Somalia
   Aug 7: The government of national interest gained the confidence of the Somali assembly. 
   Aug 17: (AFRICOM) confirmed the killing of 13 members of Al-Shabaab Movement in an air strike
   Aug 21: Health Minister announced the terrorist attack on the hotel killed 21 people, injured 117
   Aug 21: A terrorist attack took place in a hotel in the capital Mogadishu
   Sep 3: 17 people killed in attack targeted passenger buses in central Somalia.
   Sep 5: Somali army rescued an operation to release two kidnapped persons, southwest of Mogadishu.
   Sep 8: Two members of Al-Shabaab militia were killed during a military operation by the army
   Sep 10: The Somali army announced its success in eliminating a prominent militia leader
   Sep 12: Up to 100 members of the Al-Shabab militia were killed in military operations
   Sep 17: The Somali National Army regained control of several areas in Hiraan Governorate
   Sep 19: Al-Shabaab's death toll rose to 79 fatalities in military operations
   Sep 21: US announced urgent humanitarian aid to Somalia exceeding USD 151 million
   Sep 27: The Somali Army regained a number of areas in the central province of Seville
   Oct 1: A total of 10 people were killed by Al-Shabaab militia in southern Somalia 
   Oct 8: Some 14 terrorists were killed in a military operation in South Somalia
   Oct 10: About 200 terrorists were killed in a military operation in the center Somalia
   Oct 29: Two explosions targeted educational centers in the capital, Mogadishu
   Oct 30:  More than 100 members of Al-Shabab militia were killed during a military operation by the government forces
   Nov 6: Some 21 gunmen were killed and 10 others wounded in a military operation 
   Nov 9: The Somali Army killed 97 Al-Qaeda militants during military operations 
   Nov 11: A total of 12 gunmen were killed a terrorist attack in Hiran province
   Nov 21: Two prominent leaders of militias affiliated with ISIS were killed in a military operation 
   Nov 23: A total of 49 members of the Al-Shabaab militia were killed in a pre-planned operation
   Nov 25: Some 15 members of the Al-Shabab militia were killed in a military operation
   Nov 26: More than 100 terrorists were killed in a pre-planned military operation in an area north of the capital, Mogadishu
   Dec 16: Somalia announced the killing of 88 terrorists
   June 23: Libya's Presidential Council launched strategy for national reconciliation
   July 29: The UN Security Council agreed to extend the mandate of UN Support Mission in Libya
   Aug 1: Seven people killed and 50 others were injured and burned due to truck explosion 
   Aug 27: A number of civilians injured during violent clashes
   Sep 3: The Libyan Presidential Council decided to appoint Senegalese diplomat Abdullah Batili as a UN representative in Libya
   Sep 4: Libya headed the 158th session of the Arab League delegates Council
   Sep 14: An explosion occurred at a fuel station in the city of Sabha injured 17 people
   Oct 4: Libyan State Council rejected the MpU with Turkey on oil exploration.
   Oct 29: UN Security Council extended the mandate of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya for a year
   Nov 13: Libyan Prime Minister affirmed cooperation with Tunisia in the field of anti-terrorism.
   Nov 28: Speaker of the Libyan House of Representatives stressed the importance of completing the constitutional rule in preparation for holding the legislative elections
   Dec 7: Foreign Ministry protested Greece's signing of contracts with international companies for exploration and search for oil and gas in the Mediterranean. (end)