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  • Lebanese Army arrests 7 militants in Tripoli

    Lebanese Army arrests 7 militants in Tripoli

    Date: 2014-11-03 17:54:46 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:58 - ID:1258645

    The Lebanese Army arrested seven people Monday in its ongoing crackdown on militants in the northern city of Tripoli, the military said. The Army statement said two Lebanese and five Syrians were among the detainees. It identified one of ....

  • Saudi Arabia slams Israeli closure of Aqsa Mosque

    Saudi Arabia slams Israeli closure of Aqsa Mosque

    Date: 2014-11-03 12:13:41 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Arab world - SN:39 - ID:1255797

    The Saudi cabinet deplored on Monday a recent Israeli decision to close Al-Aqsa mosque. The cabinet also condemned Israel's plan to build 1,000 housing units in the occupied city of Al-Quds. It termed as provocative for all Muslims the Israeli ....

  • Israeli forces raid West Bank cities

    Israeli forces raid West Bank cities

    Date: 2014-11-03 11:47:35 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:22 - ID:1254061

    Israeli security forces launched wide-scale raids in Nablus in the West Bank on Monday. Twenty young men and a child were detained in the security operation during which the Israeli forces stormed and searched several houses in the city. The ....

  • OIC, Islamic Bank organize conference on combating Ebola in Jeddah

    OIC, Islamic Bank organize conference on combating Ebola in Jeddah

    Date: 2014-11-03 10:14:15 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Arab world - SN:30 - ID:1254429

    Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Conference (OIC) Iyad Madani and President of the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) Ahmed Mohammad Ali will co-inaugurate a conference on Wednesday grouping non-governmental and charity bodies to garner ....

  • Security beefed up in Lebanon for Ashura celebrations

    Security beefed up in Lebanon for Ashura celebrations

    Date: 2014-11-03 10:04:02 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:26 - ID:1254281

    Lebanese authorities, Hezbollah, and Amal Movement have reinforced security measures in preparation for the Shiite Muslims' celebrations of the Day of Ashura. The extra security measures come as a precaution step for potential terrorist attacks ....

  • British amb leaves Sanaa after attack on embassy

    British amb leaves Sanaa after attack on embassy

    Date: 2014-11-03 09:20:50 GMT - Yemen - Arab world - SN:17 - ID:1253825

    British Ambassador to Yemen Jane Marriott left Yemen a one day after an attack against the British embassy by unidentified people, according to Al-Yemen Al-Youm newspaper Monday. Unidentified gunmen opened fire at the services premises of the ....

  • Lebanese army detonates explosive charge

    Lebanese army detonates explosive charge

    Date: 2014-11-03 09:02:59 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:12 - ID:1253633

    The Lebanese army on Sunday carried out a controlled detonation on an explosive device in Sidon in southern Lebanon. The move has been taken after sappers could not defuse the charge which weighted 500 grams. ....

  • Saudi court jails 2 defendants over terrorism

    Saudi court jails 2 defendants over terrorism

    Date: 2014-11-03 08:29:19 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Arab world - SN:9 - ID:1253333

    A Saudi court sentenced Sunday two persons to different terms of imprisonment. The first defendant was sentenced to seven years in prison and the other 16, and each given 30 days to appeal, the Saudi Press Agency reported. They faced several ....

  • Tunisia praises Algeria for helping nationals flee Burkina Faso violence

    Tunisia praises Algeria for helping nationals flee Burkina Faso violence

    Date: 2014-11-03 08:24:52 GMT - Tunisia - Arab world - SN:7 - ID:1253277

    The Tunisian Foreign Ministry on Sunday praised Algeria for helping Tunisians flee recent security and political developments in Burkina Faso. In a statement, the Tunisian ministry said Algeria responded in record time to the Tunisian government ....

  • Assaults on Aqsa, Quds not acceptable: Abbas

    Assaults on Aqsa, Quds not acceptable: Abbas

    Date: 2014-11-03 07:54:32 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:1 - ID:1252989

    Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Sunday said that the assaults on al Quds and Al Aqsa Mosque are not acceptable. At the outset of the PLO Executive Committee meeting on Sunday, Abbas said that the Palestinian Authority does not want to ....

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