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  • 3 Iraqis killed, 11 wounded in two attacks

    3 Iraqis killed, 11 wounded in two attacks

    Date: 2014-12-23 14:54:04 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:42 - ID:1599253

    Three Iraqis were killed and 11 others injured when two explosions rocked the Iraqi capital city of Baghdad Tuesday. A roadside bomb exploded as a patrol was passing by the rural district of Taji, killing a serviceman and wounding five others. ....

  • AL chief praises Egypt-Qatar reconciliation

    AL chief praises Egypt-Qatar reconciliation

    Date: 2014-12-23 14:47:59 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:39 - ID:1599117

    Arab League chief Nabil el Araby has praised bids to mend fences and to usher in a fresh stage of Egyptian-Qatari relations. In press statements, Araby underlined the importance of the Egyptian-Qatari reconciliation. The reconciliation will ....

  • Iraqi cabinet approves 2015 budget bill

    Iraqi cabinet approves 2015 budget bill

    Date: 2014-12-23 14:40:37 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:37 - ID:1599021

    The Iraqi Cabinet approved on Tuesday the 2015's draft federal budget and sent it to the parliament. This came after a ministerial committee, including Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, amended some articles of the budget bill. ....

  • Libyan students storm their country's embassy in Ankara

    Libyan students storm their country's embassy in Ankara

    Date: 2014-12-23 14:21:43 GMT - Turkey - Arab world - SN:34 - ID:1598541

    A group of Libyan students stormed the Libyan embassy in the Turkish capital of Ankara, claiming they were not paid their scholarship by the embassy. Some 150 students rallied outside the embassy compound and then forced their way inside after ....

  • Algeria kills jihadist leader

    Algeria kills jihadist leader

    Date: 2014-12-23 13:58:33 GMT - Algeria - Arab world - SN:33 - ID:1598509

    The Algerian army confirmed on Tuesday that it has killed the head of the jihadist Jund al-Khilafa group that beheaded a French hostage in September, said a statement by Defense Ministry on Tuesday. The body of Abdelmalek Gouri, who claimed ....

  • Yemeni killed, 4 injured in southern separatists' protest

    Yemeni killed, 4 injured in southern separatists' protest

    Date: 2014-12-23 13:51:24 GMT - Yemen - Arab world - SN:32 - ID:1598381

    A Yemeni person was killed and four others injured when clashes erupted Tuesday between security forces and southern separatists in Yemen's Shabwah province. The national security forces rushed to Ataq, the main city in Shabwa province, to ....

  • Satellite images show 290 Syrian cultural sites damaged by civil war, UN agency says

    Satellite images show 290 Syrian cultural sites damaged by civil war, UN agency says

    Date: 2014-12-23 12:52:38 GMT - United Nations - Arab world - SN:18 - ID:1597761

    Satellite imagery shows that at least 290 cultural heritage sites in Syria have been damaged by the country's civil war, a U.N. agency said Tuesday. Syria is home to archaeological treasures that span thousands of years of written history, from ....

  • Saudi CP meets Lebanon's Mufti

    Saudi CP meets Lebanon's Mufti

    Date: 2014-12-23 12:39:46 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Arab world - SN:15 - ID:1597661

    Saudi Crown Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud held a meeting with Lebanon's Grand Mufti Abdel Latif Deria and his accompanying delegation. The meeting tackled a number of issues of mutual concern. ....

  • Moussa meets with Iranian acting amb. to Egypt

    Moussa meets with Iranian acting amb. to Egypt

    Date: 2014-12-23 12:32:08 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:14 - ID:1597569

    Former Arab League secretary general Amr Moussa received the acting Iranian ambassador to Egypt after taking office. They conferred on the Syrian crisis, Daesh, the latest developments in Yemen and the Palestinian issue. Moussa reviewed the ....

  • Arab League chief welcomes Essebsi's election as Tunisia president

    Arab League chief welcomes Essebsi's election as Tunisia president

    Date: 2014-12-23 12:27:13 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:13 - ID:1597505

    Arab League Secretary General Nabil El Arabi has welcomed the election of Beji Caid Essebsi as the new president of Tunisia. In a press statement released on Tuesday, Araby greeted Essebsi and the Tunisian people over this important achievement, ....

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