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  • Jumblatt calls for amendments to Taif agreement

    Jumblatt calls for amendments to Taif agreement

    Date: 2015-04-10 18:09:21 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:31 - ID:2353749

    Leader of the Lebanese Progressive Socialist Party Walid Jumblatt called on Friday for amendments to the Taif agreement, signed in 1989. In a Twitter post, Jumblatt said this move will help the experienced persons to assume posts, regardless of ....

  • Aden petroleum refinery closed due to deteriorating security conditions

    Aden petroleum refinery closed due to deteriorating security conditions

    Date: 2015-04-10 17:53:42 GMT - Yemen - Arab world - SN:24 - ID:2353381

    Aden petroleum refinery, whose capacity hits 150,000 barrels daily, was closed due to the deteriorating security conditions, as well as clashes taking place between the Yemenis and Houthis loyal to the former Yemeni president. Well-placed sources ....

  • Huge fire erupts in Algeria's Constantine

    Huge fire erupts in Algeria's Constantine

    Date: 2015-04-10 16:57:12 GMT - Algeria - Arab world - SN:23 - ID:2353361

    A huge fire erupted Friday in the Algerian city of Constantine just a week ahead of the "Constantine, capital of Arab culture 2015". The fire led to the destruction of 40 retail outlets. Attempts to control the fire lasted for more than three ....

  • Libyan brigade denies withdrawal from western Benghazi

    Libyan brigade denies withdrawal from western Benghazi

    Date: 2015-04-10 16:51:32 GMT - Libya - Arab world - SN:21 - ID:2353145

    A spokesman for the 309th brigade of the Libyan army denied on Friday media reports that it would withdraw from the western part of Benghazi due to shortage of ammunition. Al Monzer al Khartoush stressed that the brigade has enough weapons. A ....

  • Daesh holding 50 civilians after raid on Syria village

    Daesh holding 50 civilians after raid on Syria village

    Date: 2015-04-10 16:06:16 GMT - United Kingdom - Arab world - SN:18 - ID:2353089

    Militants of the Daesh terrorist group are holding hostage at least 50 civilians captured in a raid on a village in central Syria, the Daily Star reported, quoting an activist group. They were kidnapped from the village of Mabujeh in Hama ....

  • Hamas denies forming high committee to administrate Gaza Strip

    Hamas denies forming high committee to administrate Gaza Strip

    Date: 2015-04-10 12:47:13 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:16 - ID:2351773

    The Palestinian movement of Hamas denied news fanned by local mass media about communications carried out by the movement with the Palestinian factions in the Gaza Strip concerning forming a high committee to administrate the enclave. In press ....

  • 2 Iraqis killed, 13 injured in two blasts in Baghdad

    2 Iraqis killed, 13 injured in two blasts in Baghdad

    Date: 2015-04-10 12:12:53 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:13 - ID:2351461

    Two Iraqis were killed and 13 others injured in two blasts in Baghdad on Friday, Iraqi Interior Minister's spokesman told MENA. A member of the government-loyal militias was killed and a citizen was injured after a suicide bomber, wearing an ....

  • Car bombing takes place in Baghdad

    Car bombing takes place in Baghdad

    Date: 2015-04-10 10:28:02 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:10 - ID:2350577

    A car bombing took place in central Iraqi capital Baghdad on Friday, a well-placed security source reported. The bomb exploded in Karrada neighborhood in Baghdad, the source said. Security forces and ambulances rushed to the scene of the ....

  • 2nd round of intra-Syrian talks in Moscow 'positive', says opposition

    2nd round of intra-Syrian talks in Moscow 'positive', says opposition

    Date: 2015-04-10 10:03:42 GMT - Russia - Arab world - SN:9 - ID:2350441

    Syrian opposition leader Qadri Jamil on Friday said it was premature to discuss a new round of intra-Syrian talks, the Russian news agency Sputnik reported. Jamil said the negotiating parties were closer to agreeing on the existing issues than ....

  • Palestine's PM briefs UN official on progress of Gaza reconstruction

    Palestine's PM briefs UN official on progress of Gaza reconstruction

    Date: 2015-04-09 14:46:15 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:30 - ID:2346745

    Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah Thursday briefed UN Deputy Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process James Rowley on the progress of Gaza reconstruction process and the developments of the national reconciliation. This came ....

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