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  • Palestinian official says Al-Aqsa closure 'deliberate step'

    Palestinian official says Al-Aqsa closure 'deliberate step'

    Date: 2014-10-31 08:21:47 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:2 - ID:1235817

    A Palestinian official said Israel's closure of the Al-Aqsa compound in occupied East Jerusalem is an unprecedented step. "This closure has noting to do with security measures that Israeli police claimed," Ahmed Qurei, a member of the Executive ....

  • Hamas calls for Friday protests to defend Aqsa Mosque

    Hamas calls for Friday protests to defend Aqsa Mosque

    Date: 2014-10-30 16:31:23 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:50 - ID:1233713

    Hamas movement called on Palestinians to stage rallies on Friday to protest Israeli practices in Al-Quds (Occupied East Jerusalem) and defend Aqsa Mosque. In a press release Thursday, Hamas urged the Palestinians in the West Bank not to leave ....

  • Palestinian groups bless assassination attempt against Jewish rabbi

    Palestinian groups bless assassination attempt against Jewish rabbi

    Date: 2014-10-30 15:24:42 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:35 - ID:1233261

    Palestinian movements, Hamas and the Islamic Jihad, welcomed an assassination attempt against Yehuda Glick, a far-right rabbi who has led a campaign for Jews to pray at the Al-Aqsa mosque compound, Jerusalem's most sensitive site and holy to Islam ....

  • Netanyahu urges restraint in Al-Quds

    Netanyahu urges restraint in Al-Quds

    Date: 2014-10-30 12:08:26 GMT - Israel - Arab world - SN:33 - ID:1231401

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called for restraint Thursday in the wake of the attempted assassination of Rabbi Yehuda Glick in Al-Quds (Occupied East Jerusalem) the night before, saying that "no side should take the law into its own ....

  • Lebanese parlt chief welcomes Sweden's recognition of Palestinian state

    Lebanese parlt chief welcomes Sweden's recognition of Palestinian state

    Date: 2014-10-30 11:31:34 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:30 - ID:1231013

    Lebanese Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri welcomed the Swedish government's official recognition of the Palestinian state. In a press release, Berri said the move is an acknowledgement of the national rights of the Palestinian people to ....

  • Arab Par'l chief hails Sweden's recognition of Palestine

    Arab Par'l chief hails Sweden's recognition of Palestine

    Date: 2014-10-30 11:26:13 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:29 - ID:1230937

    President of the Arab Parliament Ahmad al-Jarwan hailed the Swedish government's decision of recognizing the state of Palestine. Arab Parliament totally supports the right of the Palestinian people of an independent state, said al-Jarwan in a ....

  • Israel responsible for risky escalation in Quds : Palestinian Authority

    Israel responsible for risky escalation in Quds : Palestinian Authority

    Date: 2014-10-30 11:25:40 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:28 - ID:1230929

    RPalestinian President Mahmoud Abbas stressed that Al Quds and all Islamic and Christian Holy sites are untouchable red line. Israeli authorities are responsible for the serious escalation taking place in occupied Quds, said Abbas's spokesperson ....

  • Abbas hails 'historic' Swedish recognition of Palestinian state

    Abbas hails 'historic' Swedish recognition of Palestinian state

    Date: 2014-10-30 11:24:45 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:27 - ID:1230917

    Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas Thursday hailed a decision by Sweden to officially recognize the state of Palestine, his spokesman said on Thursday. "President Abbas welcomes Sweden's decision," Nabil Abu Rudeina told reporters, saying the ....

  • Berri seeks to extend term of Lebanese parlt

    Berri seeks to extend term of Lebanese parlt

    Date: 2014-10-30 10:26:32 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:19 - ID:1230357

    Chamber of Deputies Speaker Nabieh Berri will call for a parliamentary session next week to discuss the extension of the chamber's term. Speaking to Muqstabal newspaper out Thursday, Berri said he will set today the exact date of the ....

  • Libya militias commit ‘mounting war crimes’: amnesty

    Libya militias commit ‘mounting war crimes’: amnesty

    Date: 2014-10-30 10:06:33 GMT - United Kingdom - Arab world - SN:18 - ID:1230205

    Pro-government and rebel militias vying for control of western Libya are committing war crimes including torturing detainees and targeting civilians, Amnesty International said Thursday, according to Alarabiya. Amnesty said militias in the west ....

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