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  • UN urges lifting blockade on Gaza Strip

    UN urges lifting blockade on Gaza Strip

    Date: 2015-05-12 12:07:44 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:10 - ID:2571673

    The United Nations on Tuesday called for lifting a blockade imposed on the Gaza Strip to allow the entry of reconstruction materials. Frode Mauring, the personal representative of the director general of the United Nations Development Program ....

  • Israeli occupants open fire at Gaza fishermen, farmers

    Israeli occupants open fire at Gaza fishermen, farmers

    Date: 2015-05-12 08:48:12 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:6 - ID:2569637

    The Israeli occupation forces on Tuesday opened machine gun fire at Palestinian farmers and fishermen in Gaza Strip, with no injuries reported. Local sources said the Israeli gunboats opened fire at Palestinian fishermen off Al Shudaniya area ....

  • Israel allows 520 trucks into Gaza Strip

    Israel allows 520 trucks into Gaza Strip

    Date: 2015-05-12 08:07:42 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:4 - ID:2569205

    Israeli authorities decided on Tuesday to allow 520 trucks loaded with commodities into the Gaza Strip through Karam Abu Salem crossing. The trucks are carrying goods for the commercial, agricultural and transportation sectors along with aid ....

  • Saudi King, Obama review regional developments

    Saudi King, Obama review regional developments

    Date: 2015-05-12 07:58:10 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Arab world - SN:3 - ID:2569109

    Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and President Barack Obama of the United States have reviewed bilateral relations between the two friendly countries and the latest developments in the region. During the phone call Monday, the US president ....

  • Palestine condemns Israeli decision to demolish houses

    Palestine condemns Israeli decision to demolish houses

    Date: 2015-05-11 17:47:15 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:53 - ID:2566953

    The Palestinian foreign ministry deplored on Monday a decision by Israel to demolish eight Palestinian apartment buildings in Al Quds. The decision claims the houses have been owned by Jews since 1971. ....

  • AL welcomes humanitarian ceasefire in Yemen

    AL welcomes humanitarian ceasefire in Yemen

    Date: 2015-05-11 12:13:02 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:30 - ID:2562913

    The Arab League welcomed the five-day humanitarian ceasefire in Yemen proposed by Saudi Arabia and to start on Tuesday. The Arab League urges all sides to commit to the ceasefire to ease the humanitarian suffering in Yemen, Deputy Secretary ....

  • Amnesty says migrants in Libya face rape, torture and abductions

    Amnesty says migrants in Libya face rape, torture and abductions

    Date: 2015-05-11 11:09:21 GMT - United Kingdom - Arab world - SN:33 - ID:2562993

    Refugees and migrants across Libya face rape, torture and abductions for ransom by traffickers and smugglers, Amnesty International said on Monday. "The ghastly conditions for migrants, coupled with spiralling lawlessness and armed conflicts ....

  • Syrian army destroys Daesh hideouts in Rif Homs

    Syrian army destroys Daesh hideouts in Rif Homs

    Date: 2015-05-11 11:03:19 GMT - Syria - Arab world - SN:29 - ID:2562905

    Syrian army units have destroyed the hideouts and vehicles of Daesh militant group in Rif Homs as part of its war against terrorism, the Syrian News Agency reported quoting a military source. The source said Daesh vehicles, arms and ammunition ....

  • Lebanese army arrests 29 Syrians while trying to sneak to Lebanon

    Lebanese army arrests 29 Syrians while trying to sneak to Lebanon

    Date: 2015-05-11 10:41:21 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:25 - ID:2562693

    The Lebanese army announced on Monday it arrested 29 Syrians while attempting to illegally sneak into Lebanon. This comes within the framework of regulating Lebanese-Syrian borders against infiltration and smuggling, according to a statement of ....

  • AL chief receives invitation to attend AU summit in S. Africa mid June

    AL chief receives invitation to attend AU summit in S. Africa mid June

    Date: 2015-05-11 10:31:13 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:22 - ID:2562593

    Arab League Secretary General Nabil el Araby has received an official invitation to attend the African Summit to be held in Johannesburg, South Africa, on June 14-15. The invitation was handed to AL Deputy Secretary General Ahmed bin Helli during ....

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