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  • 11 soldiers killed, 25 injured in Libya clashes

    11 soldiers killed, 25 injured in Libya clashes

    Date: 2015-02-03 13:29:06 GMT - Libya - Arab world - SN:24 - ID:1885533

    Eleven soldiers were killed and 25 others injured during clashes with extremists in the district of Sidi Khalid in Derna, said spokesman for Libya's army Col. Ahmed Mesmari. The army launched an attack on the extremists in Sisi Khalid, leaving 11 ....

  • AL head meets Syria opposition delegation

    AL head meets Syria opposition delegation

    Date: 2015-02-03 13:26:55 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:22 - ID:1885433

    Arab League (AL) Secretary General Nabil el-Arabi met on Tuesday with a delegation of the National Coalition for Syrian Revolution and Opposition Forces led by Haitham al Maleh. The meeting focused on the outcome of the recent meeting of the ....

  • Hamas says resignation of head of UN team probing war crimes reflects Israel pressure

    Hamas says resignation of head of UN team probing war crimes reflects Israel pressure

    Date: 2015-02-03 13:07:48 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:28 - ID:1885845

    The Palestinian movement of Hamas has said that the resignation of the head of a UN team probing recent war crimes in the Gaza Strip reflects the pressure Israel has over the team. William Schabas, who was appointed last August to head the UN ....

  • Bahrain slams Iranian remarks against Manama

    Bahrain slams Iranian remarks against Manama

    Date: 2015-02-03 12:37:34 GMT - Bahrain - Arab world - SN:25 - ID:1885553

    Bahrain's Foreign Ministry has slammed remarks by Iranian officials against Bahrain, state-run news agency BNA reported Tuesday. Iran's Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Marziyeh Afkham expressed deep concern over Bahrain's decision to revoke the ....

  • Netanyahu: After Gaza inquiry head quit, UN should shelve report

    Netanyahu: After Gaza inquiry head quit, UN should shelve report

    Date: 2015-02-03 10:36:57 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:15 - ID:1884341

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday responded to the decision by Canadian jurist William Schabas to step down from the United Nations’ investigation into the recent Gaza war by saying that the report that he was working on should ....

  • Syria's chemical weapons disarmament completed -- Russian official

    Syria's chemical weapons disarmament completed -- Russian official

    Date: 2015-02-03 06:30:40 GMT - Russia - Arab world - SN:5 - ID:1882577

    The disarmament of Syria’s chemical weapons has been completed and serious issues on their destruction no longer exist, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Gennady Gatilov said on Monday. “We believe that [Syria’s] chemical disarmament is completed ....

  • Israeli decision to freeze Palestinian tax revenues is piracy - Fatah

    Israeli decision to freeze Palestinian tax revenues is piracy - Fatah

    Date: 2015-02-02 19:02:43 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:51 - ID:1881569

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s decision to withhold the monthly transfer of Palestinian tax revenues, totaling some 400 million shekels, for the second month is piracy and theft, Palestinian movement Fatah said. The total amount of ....

  • Hamas denies request to delay PLO visit to Gaza

    Hamas denies request to delay PLO visit to Gaza

    Date: 2015-02-02 11:26:47 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:33 - ID:1877573

    The Palestinian movement of Hamas has denied claims it requested that a Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) delegation delay a visit to the Gaza Strip to discuss reconciliation and activate the beach camp accord. Statements by member of the ....

  • Arab League chief asserts efforts to enhance women empowerment

    Arab League chief asserts efforts to enhance women empowerment

    Date: 2015-02-02 09:51:23 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:21 - ID:1876673

    Arab League chief Nabil Araby said on Monday the pan-Arab body does its utmost efforts to boost empowerment of women. He was addressing a high-level meeting on progress achieved on gender equality. Araby called on all partners and concerned ....

  • Israel arrests 4 Palestinians for crossing Gaza security fence

    Israel arrests 4 Palestinians for crossing Gaza security fence

    Date: 2015-02-02 09:50:12 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:20 - ID:1876653

    Israeli forces arrested four Palestinians for crossing the border security fence in the eastern Gaza Strip on Monday, local sources said. The four were taken to an unknown destination for questioning. Since the end of the latest aggression on ....

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