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  • UN mourns Saudi king

    UN mourns Saudi king

    Date: 2015-01-23 08:32:07 GMT - United Nations - Arab world - SN:3 - ID:1803693

    UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon extended his condolences to Saudi Arabia following the death of King Abdullah ben Abdul Aziz Saud on Friday. A UN statement said the secretary general "has learnt with sadness of the passing of the Custodian of ....

  • Saudi King Abdullah dies

    Saudi King Abdullah dies

    Date: 2015-01-23 08:30:14 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Arab world - SN:1 - ID:1803673

    Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz al-Saud has died, the state TV said in a statement. "His Highness Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and all members of the family and the nation mourn the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin ....

  • Yemeni President Hadi resigns: source

    Yemeni President Hadi resigns: source

    Date: 2015-01-22 18:49:26 GMT - Yemen - Arab world - SN:31 - ID:1801229

    Yemeni President Abd Rabbu Mansour Hadi resigned on Thursday, a government source said. Hadi said he submitted the resignation after the situation in Yemen reached a deadlock. Earlier, Prime Minister Khaled Baha offered his government's ....

  • Kerry: Coalition halts Islamic State momentum

    Kerry: Coalition halts Islamic State momentum

    Date: 2015-01-22 18:46:59 GMT - United Kingdom - Arab world - SN:30 - ID:1801221

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Thursday that the Islamic State group's momentum in Iraq had been halted or reversed and that U.S. weapons for government forces would be arriving very shortly, Voice of America reported. “In recent ....

  • Palestinian president arrives in Tunisia

    Palestinian president arrives in Tunisia

    Date: 2015-01-22 18:45:55 GMT - Tunisia - Arab world - SN:29 - ID:1801213

    Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas arrived in Tunisia on Thursday on a three-day visit. During the visit, Abbas will congratulate Beji Caid Essebsi on his election as Tunisian president, a spokesman for the Tunisian presidency said. The two ....

  • German FM visits Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco

    German FM visits Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco

    Date: 2015-01-22 18:26:27 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:23 - ID:1801081

    German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier has embarked on a four-day visit to a number of North African countries. During his visit, Steinmeier will meet with Morocco's King Mohamed VI and Prime Minister Abdelilah Benkirane. The German ....

  • Jordanian King heads for Davos to attend WEF

    Jordanian King heads for Davos to attend WEF

    Date: 2015-01-22 10:48:59 GMT - United Kingdom - Arab world - SN:16 - ID:1796909

    Jordanian King Abdullah II left here on Thursday heading for Davos city to attend the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF). During his participation in the WEF, King Abdullah II is expected to discuss the most prominent economic and ....

  • Iran to stand by Iraq against terrorism: Speaker

    Iran to stand by Iraq against terrorism: Speaker

    Date: 2015-01-22 08:24:55 GMT - Turkey - Arab world - SN:9 - ID:1795577

    Iran parliament (Majlis) speaker, Ali Larijani, said his country will continue its support for Iraq’s anti-terrorism campaign, Press TV reported. “Iran will always stand by the Iraqi people in fighting terrorism and supports Iraq's territorial ....

  • Jordan King meets Japanese FM

    Jordan King meets Japanese FM

    Date: 2015-01-21 17:41:39 GMT - Jordan - Arab world - SN:49 - ID:1793313

    Jordan's King Abdullah II on Wednesday received Japanese State Minister for Foreign Affairs Yasuhine Nakayama. According to Petra news agency, the meeting focused on the outcome of the recent visit of the Japanese prime minister to Jordan, as ....

  • Palestinian FM briefs Norwegian envoy on political developments

    Palestinian FM briefs Norwegian envoy on political developments

    Date: 2015-01-21 17:39:29 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:46 - ID:1793297

    Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al Malki briefed Norwegian Special Envoy to the Middle East Peace Process Jon Hanssen Bauer on the latest political developments. Malki also pointed out to Israel's continued violations in the occupied ....

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