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  • Palestine's Abbas praises Egyptian supportive stance

    Palestine's Abbas praises Egyptian supportive stance

    Date: 2015-01-27 16:02:58 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:58 - ID:1837549

    Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Tuesday praised the Egyptian supportive stance on the Palestinian cause. Abbas briefed Fatah Central Committee on results of his recent visit to Egypt and meeting with President Abdel Fattah El Sisi. The ....

  • Bahrain slams Daesh for killing Japanese hostage

    Bahrain slams Daesh for killing Japanese hostage

    Date: 2015-01-27 15:02:01 GMT - Bahrain - Arab world - SN:49 - ID:1836833

    The Bahraini Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Tuesday strongly condemned "the brutal murder of the Japanese captive Haruna Yukawa by the terrorist organization Daesh". The ministry, in a statement quoted by the kingdom's official news agency, added ....

  • Obama leads US dignitaries in Saudi Arabia

    Obama leads US dignitaries in Saudi Arabia

    Date: 2015-01-27 13:34:41 GMT - USA - Arab world - SN:39 - ID:1835885

    US President Barack Obama arrived in Saudi Arabia on Tuesday, leading a delegation of prominent current and former officials to offer condolences over the death of King Abdullah and pay respects, The New York Times reported. Air Force One landed ....

  • 3 people killed in different cities of Libya

    3 people killed in different cities of Libya

    Date: 2015-01-27 13:31:44 GMT - Libya - Arab world - SN:21 - ID:1834853

    Three people were killed in various cities of Libya. The first person, aged 65, was targeted by a sniper, a source with Arabian Gulf Oil Company said. The source added that the person who was shot dead close to his home in Benghazi city was ....

  • Israel confiscates 500 dunums in Hebron

    Israel confiscates 500 dunums in Hebron

    Date: 2015-01-27 13:16:35 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:37 - ID:1835641

    An Israeli court ordered on Tuesday confiscating 500 dunums in the Palestinian town of Beit Ula in Hebron governorate. The court claimed that the confiscated lands are owned by Israel, Coordinator of the Popular Committee Against the Wall and ....

  • AIRC head promises reviving late Saudi king's peace initiative

    AIRC head promises reviving late Saudi king's peace initiative

    Date: 2015-01-27 12:56:04 GMT - Jordan - Arab world - SN:33 - ID:1835393

    Head of the Arab and International Relations Council (AIRC) Muhammad Jassem Saqr said on Tuesday that late Saudi King Abdallah ben Abdel Aziz al-Saud's initiative to bring about peace will be revived soon by the council. In press statements to ....

  • Arabi, Yemeni FM probe latest developments in Yemen over phone

    Arabi, Yemeni FM probe latest developments in Yemen over phone

    Date: 2015-01-27 12:28:07 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:28 - ID:1835121

    Arab League Secretary General Nabil El Arabi conferred on Tuesday over the phone with Yemeni Foreign Minister Abdallah Al Saidi on the latest developments in Yemen. A statement issued by the Arab League general secretariat said the two sides ....

  • Palestinians say Israel should be punished for settlements

    Palestinians say Israel should be punished for settlements

    Date: 2015-01-27 11:02:55 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:19 - ID:1834393

    The Palestinian foreign ministry on Tuesday called on the international community to force Israel to halt its settlement building in the Palestinian lands. In a statement, the ministry said Israel should face sanctions for its ongoing settlement ....

  • Rivlin urges Ban to take a stand against Palestinian ICC bid

    Rivlin urges Ban to take a stand against Palestinian ICC bid

    Date: 2015-01-27 10:57:54 GMT - Israel - Arab world - SN:18 - ID:1834357

    Israeli President Reuven Rivlin urged UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to take a stand against the Palestinian attempt to bring Israeli soldiers and Israeli leaders in front of the International Criminal Court (ICC). "I told the UN secretary ....

  • Amman considers releasing convicted terrorist in exchange for hostages

    Amman considers releasing convicted terrorist in exchange for hostages

    Date: 2015-01-27 10:44:27 GMT - Japan - Arab world - SN:16 - ID:1834165

    Jordan may be willing to release a convicted terrorist in exchange for a Japanese journalist and a Jordanian military pilot believed to be held hostage by Daesh militants, two members of the country's parliament said. Bassam Al Manaseer, chair of ....

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