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  • Lebanon's parliament fails to elect president

    Lebanon's parliament fails to elect president

    Date: 2015-04-22 10:51:46 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:26 - ID:2432945

    Speaker of the Lebanese Parliament Nabih Berri on Wednesday adjourned until May 13 the presidential elections session due to lack of quorum. Two thirds of the 128-member Parliament must be present during the session to meet the quorum. ....

  • Israeli settlers break into Al Aqsa mosque

    Israeli settlers break into Al Aqsa mosque

    Date: 2015-04-22 09:56:46 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:18 - ID:2432373

    A group of extremist Israeli settlers stormed Al Aqsa Mosque from Maghreb Gate early Wednesday. Backed by elements of the elite force of the Israeli police, the settlers made provocative tours of the mosque. Dozens of settlers are gathering ....

  • Lebanese FM warns of plan to keep Syrian refugees permanently in Lebanon

    Lebanese FM warns of plan to keep Syrian refugees permanently in Lebanon

    Date: 2015-04-22 09:55:29 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:17 - ID:2432353

    Lebanese Foreign Minister Jebran Bassil remarked on Wednesday that the case of Syrian refugees is the greatest crisis modern Lebanon is facing, Naharnet reported. He said during a conference on education held at Phoenicia Hotel: “There is a real ....

  • Jordan king: Forcing political agendas in any region is most harmful form of aggression

    Jordan king: Forcing political agendas in any region is most harmful form of aggression

    Date: 2015-04-22 09:03:09 GMT - Jordan - Arab world - SN:14 - ID:2431853

    Jordanian King Abdullah II asserted that attempts to push a political agenda in any region could spark off more conflicts and differences among countries and communities which are undergoing unrest. King Abdullah's remarks came in his address ....

  • Berri threatens to dissolute parliament

    Berri threatens to dissolute parliament

    Date: 2015-04-22 08:27:17 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:10 - ID:2431545

    The "unemployment" of the parliament under the pretext of the cabinet's resignation or the presidential void enraged Speaker of the House Nabih Berri to the extent that he warned against the parliament's dissolution amid the boycott of Christian ....

  • Drone kills 6 Qaeda militants in Yemen

    Drone kills 6 Qaeda militants in Yemen

    Date: 2015-04-22 08:09:40 GMT - Yemen - Arab world - SN:5 - ID:2431397

    Six Qaeda militants were killed in a drone attack over Hadhramaut Province shortly after midnight, local sources said. The raid targeted a car the six were driving after getting out of a restaurant in Al Mukalla city. This is the fourth drone ....

  • Houthis free kidnapped Yemeni defense minister

    Houthis free kidnapped Yemeni defense minister

    Date: 2015-04-22 07:58:55 GMT - Yemen - Arab world - SN:3 - ID:2431265

    Houthis released on Wednesday Yemeni Defense Minister Mahmoud al Subaihi who was kidnapped one month ago, Al Hadath channel reported. Al Subaihi was abducted by Houthi gunmen with the help of forces loyal to former Yemeni president Ali Abdullah ....

  • Saudi Arabia: Airstrikes removed threats posed on kingdom, neighbors

    Saudi Arabia: Airstrikes removed threats posed on kingdom, neighbors

    Date: 2015-04-21 18:35:30 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Arab world - SN:78 - ID:2429525

    Saudi Ministry of Defense said on Tuesday that the coalition airstrikes launched on Houthis in Yemen have "removed" all threats posed to the kingdom and neighboring countries. In a statement, the ministry said the coalition sorties on Yemen ....

  • Alliance jets hit Daesh hideouts in Mosul

    Alliance jets hit Daesh hideouts in Mosul

    Date: 2015-04-21 17:47:02 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:70 - ID:2429181

    Jets of the international alliance struck Daesh hideouts in Mosul Tuesday while an Iraqi force killed three Daesh members in Boghdadi in Anbar. The alliance planes shelled mobile and fixed targets of the group, security and local sources ....

  • Israel shuts Kerem Abu Salem crossing with Gaza

    Israel shuts Kerem Abu Salem crossing with Gaza

    Date: 2015-04-21 17:42:46 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:74 - ID:2429293

    Palestinian sources said Tuesday Israeli authorities have closed Kerem Abu Salem crossing with Gaza Strip. The closure was due to Jewish holidays and weekend. The borders will close on Wednesday and Thursday due to holidays and Friday and ....

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