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  • Massive military funeral for Palestinian minister killed during clashes with Israel

    Massive military funeral for Palestinian minister killed during clashes with Israel

    Date: 2014-12-11 10:54:45 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:9 - ID:1516217

    Palestinian Minister Ziad Abu Ain, who died Wednesday during clashes with Israeli soldiers in a protest near the city of Ramallah, will be laid to rest in a massive military funeral on Thursday. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and a number of ....

  • Sudan ties with US did not improve, says FM

    Sudan ties with US did not improve, says FM

    Date: 2014-12-11 08:00:14 GMT - Sudan - Arab world - SN:2 - ID:1514473

    Ties binding the US and Sudan have not witnessed any improvement so far, Sudan's top diplomat said. In a statement, Sudanese Foreign Minister Ali Kartri said visits by US special envoys to Khartoum had failed to achieve any real ....

  • Jordan PM defends gov't action on gas

    Jordan PM defends gov't action on gas

    Date: 2014-12-11 07:59:39 GMT - Jordan - Arab world - SN:1 - ID:1514469

    Jordanian Prime Minister Abdullah Abdullah Ensour refuted on Wednesday accusations made by Parliamentarians that the Jordanian government had been ordered to import Israeli natural gas supplies through a US company. According to Petra News ....

  • Lebanon's petroleum wealth at risk of theft, warns Berri

    Lebanon's petroleum wealth at risk of theft, warns Berri

    Date: 2014-12-10 17:41:25 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:55 - ID:1512489

    Lebanon is facing a danger of stealing its petroleum wealth, warned Lebanese Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri. A number of MPs quoted Berri as saying that there are communications between Greece, Cyprus and Israel to cooperate in field of ....

  • Lebanese PM: France to activate $3 billion army grant

    Lebanese PM: France to activate $3 billion army grant

    Date: 2014-12-10 17:32:41 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:54 - ID:1512425

    France will provide its final signature to activate the Saudi-funded $3 billion military aid package for the Lebanese Army in three days, Prime Minister Tammam Salam told reporters during a flight to Paris Wednesday, according to the Daily ....

  • Jordan king calls for fighting terrorism via comprehensive approach

    Jordan king calls for fighting terrorism via comprehensive approach

    Date: 2014-12-10 17:31:50 GMT - Jordan - Arab world - SN:53 - ID:1512413

    Jordanian King II has underlined the importance of combating terrorism through a comprehensive approach and a strategic perspective, including military, security and ideological fields. During a meeting with NATO Secretary General Jens ....

  • UN calls for prompt, transparent probe into death of Palestinian minister

    UN calls for prompt, transparent probe into death of Palestinian minister

    Date: 2014-12-10 17:23:06 GMT - Israel - Arab world - SN:52 - ID:1512361

    UN Mideast envoy Robert Serry called on Israel to promptly investigate the death of a Palestinian Authority minister who died shortly after being involved in clashes with Israeli security forces in the West Bank on Wednesday, Jerusalem Post ....

  • Hamas mourns Palestinian minister killed by Israeli soldiers

    Hamas mourns Palestinian minister killed by Israeli soldiers

    Date: 2014-12-10 17:18:16 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:46 - ID:1512313

    The Islamic resistance movement of Hamas mourned the death of member of Fatah Revolutionary Council Ziyad Abu Ein who was killed by Israeli occupation troops Wednesday. In statements, Hamas spokesman Sami Abu Zuhri called for halting security ....

  • Israel army claims Palestinian minister died of heart attack

    Israel army claims Palestinian minister died of heart attack

    Date: 2014-12-10 17:17:28 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:45 - ID:1512309

    Israeli army sources said the military initially believed that the death of a Palestinian Authority minister was the result of a heart attack, the Jerusalem Post reported. Ziad Abu Ein, 55, a PA minister without portfolio, was taking part in a ....

  • Palestinian information ministry condemns killing of minister

    Palestinian information ministry condemns killing of minister

    Date: 2014-12-10 15:44:57 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:43 - ID:1511745

    The Palestinian Information Ministry described the killing of Palestinian Minister and Head of the Committee against the Wall and Settlements Ziad Abu Ein as "brutal". In a statement Wednesday, the ministry said that Abu-Ein's assassination ....

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