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  • Somalia's al-Shabab kills man for 'insulting prophet'

    Somalia's al-Shabab kills man for 'insulting prophet'

    Date: 2015-04-25 07:50:55 GMT - Somalia - Arab world - SN:3 - ID:2450849

    The Somali Islamist movement al-Shabab has for the first time publicly killed a man for "insulting the prophet Muhammed", witnesses have told the BBC. Crowds watched as the man was shot by a firing squad in the southern town of Jamame in the ....

  • Houthis deny release of defense min., president's brother

    Houthis deny release of defense min., president's brother

    Date: 2015-04-25 07:45:45 GMT - Yemen - Arab world - SN:2 - ID:2450817

    A Houthi official denied media reports that the group had released the defense minister, the president's brother and an army officer, who have been captivated since March. In statements Saturday, Houthi political bureau member Mohamed al Bekhiti ....

  • Bogdanov: Syrian parties interested in holding 3rd round of consultations in Moscow

    Bogdanov: Syrian parties interested in holding 3rd round of consultations in Moscow

    Date: 2015-04-24 13:41:08 GMT - Russia - Arab world - SN:15 - ID:2448417

    Russian President's Special Representative for the Middle East and Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov said that the Syrian parties are interested in organizing a third round of consultations in Moscow. "The Syrian opposition's ....

  • Hawatmeh to MENA: Conditions are

    Hawatmeh to MENA: Conditions are "calm" in Yarmouk camp now

    Date: 2015-04-24 13:10:20 GMT - Jordan - Arab world - SN:11 - ID:2448133

    Secretary General of the Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine (DFLP) Naif Hawatmeh announced Friday that a delegation led by Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) executive committee member Zakaria al Agha and representing all the ....

  • Indonesia president calls on Asian, African nations to support Palestine

    Indonesia president calls on Asian, African nations to support Palestine

    Date: 2015-04-24 07:51:00 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:2 - ID:2445937

    Indonesian President Joko Widodo has called on all African and Asian nations to support the independence of Palestine. Speaking at Merdeka Building, also known as Gedung Merdeka, which hosted the first Asian and African summit in 1955, Widodo ....

  • Saudi king meets Pakistani PM

    Saudi king meets Pakistani PM

    Date: 2015-04-23 15:06:17 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Arab world - SN:23 - ID:2442993

    Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz al Saud received at Al Ouja Palace here Pakistani Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif and his accompanying delegation. At the outset of the reception, the king briefed the Pakistani premier on the contents of the ....

  • Al Mahdi calls on AL to intervene to urge resumption of national dialogue in Sudan

    Al Mahdi calls on AL to intervene to urge resumption of national dialogue in Sudan

    Date: 2015-04-23 15:01:03 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:18 - ID:2442945

    President of Sudan Umma National Party al Sadek al Mahdi called on the Arab League (AL) to intervene and urge resumption of national dialogue in Sudan. In press statements on Thursday after meeting the AL Secretary General Nabil el Araby, al ....

  • Seniora meets Egypt's amb. in Lebanon

    Seniora meets Egypt's amb. in Lebanon

    Date: 2015-04-23 14:57:59 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:16 - ID:2442881

    Leader of Future Movement at the Lebanese parliament Fouad Seniora met Thursday Egypt's ambassador in Beirut Mohamed Badreddin. The two sides discussed the developments in Lebanon and bilateral relations binding the two countries. Seniora ....

  • Arab armies' chiefs of staff stress importance of joint military force

    Arab armies' chiefs of staff stress importance of joint military force

    Date: 2015-04-22 18:19:16 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:48 - ID:2437069

    Arab armies' chiefs of staff underlined the importance of forming joint military force in order to enable the Arab countries in dealing effectively with the current challenges. At the end of their first meeting held on Wednesday at the Arab ....

  • Abbas condoles with Sisi over death of prominent Egyptian poet

    Abbas condoles with Sisi over death of prominent Egyptian poet

    Date: 2015-04-22 16:22:38 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:42 - ID:2436345

    President Mahmoud Abbas offered condolences to Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi over the death of renowned poet Abdel Rahman El Abnoudi. In a cable of condolences to President Sisi, Abbas paid kudos to the late poet for his support to the ....

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