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  • 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, ....

  • UN representative for Libya meets with GNC team

    UN representative for Libya meets with GNC team

    Date: 2014-12-23 12:19:25 GMT - Libya - Arab world - SN:12 - ID:1597425

    Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Libya Bernardino Leon met with the team authorized by the Libyan General National Congress (GNC) in Tripoli. The meeting took up the mechanisms of the coming national dialogue, the spokesman of ....

  • Israeli who joined ISIS may have citizenship revoked

    Israeli who joined ISIS may have citizenship revoked

    Date: 2014-12-23 07:30:43 GMT - Israel - Arab world - SN:4 - ID:1594409

    Interior Minister Gilad Erdan is considering revoking the citizenship of an Israeli youth who flew to either Syria or Iraq, joined Islamic State and is now trying to come back home for medical treatment. Erdan said that he is waiting for the ....

  • Palestinian PM forms committee to receive Gaza crossings

    Palestinian PM forms committee to receive Gaza crossings

    Date: 2014-12-22 17:51:03 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:65 - ID:1592321

    Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah decided to form a committee to receive all Gaza crossings, said a statement on Monday. The committee will be headed by Hassan Sheikh, head of Civil Affairs Authority. Hamadallah called on all ....

  • Jordanian King receives Iraqi defense minster

    Jordanian King receives Iraqi defense minster

    Date: 2014-12-22 17:50:24 GMT - Jordan - Arab world - SN:64 - ID:1592317

    Jordanian King Abdullah II met on Monday at al-Husseiniya Palace, Iraqi Defense Minister, Khalid Obaidi, who is currently visiting the Kingdom, Petra News Agency reported. During the meeting, His Majesty and Obaidi discussed scopes of ....

  • Int'l community should shoulder responsibility to end Syrian crisis - AL chief

    Int'l community should shoulder responsibility to end Syrian crisis - AL chief

    Date: 2014-12-22 17:41:29 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:58 - ID:1592229

    The Arab League (AL) Secretary General Nabil el Araby underlined that the international community should shoulder its responsibilities to end the Syrian crisis and the suffering of the civilians. El Araby remarks came in a press statement issued ....

  • Iraqi president, Dutch FM call for int't cooperation to stamp out terrorism

    Iraqi president, Dutch FM call for int't cooperation to stamp out terrorism

    Date: 2014-12-22 13:13:10 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:44 - ID:1589737

    Iraqi President Foad Ma'asum stressed the importance of international cooperation in the field of intelligence information exchange to root out terrorism. During a meeting with Dutch Foreign Minister Albert Koenders and his accompanying ....

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