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  • Palestinians urge int'l community to compel Israel to halt settlement activities

    Palestinians urge int'l community to compel Israel to halt settlement activities

    Date: 2015-02-17 14:43:36 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:64 - ID:1986557

    The Palestinian Foreign Ministry Tuesday strongly condemned the latest Israeli decision to seize over around 500 dunums of Palestinian lands in East Jerusalem for establishing a solid waste landfill. The ministry, in a statement, expressed grave ....

  • Daesh kidnaps 120 Iraqis

    Daesh kidnaps 120 Iraqis

    Date: 2015-02-17 13:51:07 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:53 - ID:1985957

    Daesh militants have kidnapped 120 people in the Tikrit district of Salahaddin province. Salahaddin Provincial Council said on Tuesday that Daesh militants kidnapped 120 men from Al Abid and Al Mesare tribes from Rubeyda village in east ....

  • UN commissioner urges Libyans to oppose extremism after “vile” murder of Egyptian Christians

    UN commissioner urges Libyans to oppose extremism after “vile” murder of Egyptian Christians

    Date: 2015-02-17 13:44:30 GMT - Switzerland - Arab world - SN:48 - ID:1985733

    UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein on Tuesday said the mass beheading of 21 Egyptian Coptic Christians was a “vile crime targeting people on the basis of their religion”. He urged Libyans to unite against extremists ....

  • Jordan's Coptic Orthodox Patriarchate to hold funeral service for slain Copts

    Jordan's Coptic Orthodox Patriarchate to hold funeral service for slain Copts

    Date: 2015-02-17 11:01:00 GMT - Jordan - Arab world - SN:31 - ID:1983989

    The Coptic Orthodox Patriarchate in Jordan is to hold a funeral service for 21 Copts who have been beheaded by the Daesh terrorist group in Libya. The funeral will take place on Wednesday in the capital Amman, the Patriarchate said in a ....

  • Italian PM rules out military intervention in Libya

    Italian PM rules out military intervention in Libya

    Date: 2015-02-16 19:07:22 GMT - Italy - Arab world - SN:59 - ID:1980165

    Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi has ruled out military intervention in Libya at present, AKI news agency reported. No military intervention will be done in Libya at the moment, he said in press statements. The situation in Libya is ....

  • Libya PM says 'we are united with Egypt' in combating terror

    Libya PM says 'we are united with Egypt' in combating terror

    Date: 2015-02-16 12:52:00 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:53 - ID:1976717

    Libya's Prime Minister Abdullah al Thinni phoned his Egyptian counterpart Ibrahim Mahlab to condole the brutal beheading of 21 Egyptian Copts by Daesh in Libya. He said a high-profile Libyan delegation is heading to Egypt to express ....

  • Iraqi parl't speaker chairs meeting of defense, interior ministers

    Iraqi parl't speaker chairs meeting of defense, interior ministers

    Date: 2015-02-16 11:59:32 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:47 - ID:1976045

    Iraqi sources said that Parliament Speaker Selim al-Jabouri chaired a meeting of Iraqi Defense Minister Khaled al-Obeidi and Interior Minister Mohammed Salem al-Ghabban to discuss the security situation in Baghdad. This comes to contain the tense ....

  • Fatah calls for protest in support of Egyptian people

    Fatah calls for protest in support of Egyptian people

    Date: 2015-02-16 11:56:35 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:35 - ID:1974953

    The Palestinian Movement of Fatah has called for a protest outside the Egyptian embassy in Ramallah to show support for the Egyptian people. The movement said the protest is meant to condemn the beheading of 21 Egyptians in Libya at the hands of ....

  • Araby discusses holding emergency meeting at envoys level

    Araby discusses holding emergency meeting at envoys level

    Date: 2015-02-16 11:52:58 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:46 - ID:1975953

    Arab League Secretary General Nabil el Araby discussed Monday with his assistants a request by the permanent envoy to Yemen to put off an emergency meeting of the AL at the ministerial level that was due Wednesday. In statements, Araby said that ....

  • Israel allows 500 trucks to Gaza

    Israel allows 500 trucks to Gaza

    Date: 2015-02-16 09:28:09 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:20 - ID:1973929

    Israeli authorities allowed on Monday 500 trucks loaded with goods and aid supplies for the Gaza Strip via Karam Abu Salem crossing. The trucks are carrying goods for commercial and agricultural sectors, Chairman of coordination committee for ....

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