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  • Truckloads of building materials allowed into Gaza

    Truckloads of building materials allowed into Gaza

    Date: 2014-10-14 17:11:21 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:75 - ID:1126009

    Seventy-five trucks loaded with construction materials were allowed into the Gaza Strip on Tuesday through Karm Abu Salem crossing. Today's batch of construction supplies is the first since the 51-day Israeli raids on the coastal enclave, said ....

  • Libyan armed groups urged to lay down arms and engage in dialogue

    Libyan armed groups urged to lay down arms and engage in dialogue

    Date: 2014-10-14 15:51:46 GMT - Libya - Arab world - SN:59 - ID:1125297

    Libyan parliament speaker Aguila Salah has called on armed groups to lay down their arms before engaging in national dialogue. In statements on Tuesday, Salah slammed militias that reject dialogue and resort to violence. "These armed groups ....

  • Palestinian Gov.: Ending occupation paves way for reconstruction

    Palestinian Gov.: Ending occupation paves way for reconstruction

    Date: 2014-10-14 15:43:49 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:58 - ID:1125213

    Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah stressed the importance of putting an end to Israel's occupation of Palestinian territories to pave the way for reconstruction process to move forwad. During the weekly cabinet session in Ramallah ....

  • Fresh displacement crisis in Iraq as 180,000 flee town of Hit

    Fresh displacement crisis in Iraq as 180,000 flee town of Hit

    Date: 2014-10-14 15:36:30 GMT - Switzerland - Arab world - SN:24 - ID:1123089

    The UN refugee agency reported on Tuesday that an estimated 180,000 people have fled from the central Iraq town of Hit following its capture by Daesh and affiliated armed groups at the weekend, according to UNHCR. The town's mostly Sunni ....

  • SOHR: Anti-Daesh coalition shells Kobani

    SOHR: Anti-Daesh coalition shells Kobani

    Date: 2014-10-14 15:23:31 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:22 - ID:1123045

    The anti-Daesh coalition launched on Tuesday five airstrikes in the Syrian town of Kobani, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR). Fighting is still going on in the province between Kurdish and Daesh militants, said the ....

  • Israeli special units attack director of Al-Aqsa Mosque

    Israeli special units attack director of Al-Aqsa Mosque

    Date: 2014-10-14 15:16:57 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:30 - ID:1123265

    Elements of Israel's special units attacked Omar al-Kaswany, the director of Al-Aqsa Mosque, on Tuesday and arrested the guard of the mosque, Mohanad Edris. The Awqaf department said elements of the special units also held Sheikh Azzam al-Khatib ....

  • Lebanese minister rules out holding parliamentary elections on time

    Lebanese minister rules out holding parliamentary elections on time

    Date: 2014-10-14 14:56:52 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:53 - ID:1124701

    Lebanese Interior Minister Nehad al-Mashnouq said the conditions in his country does not help holding parliamentary elections on time due to the involvement of security and military forces in volatile areas such as Irsal and Tripoli. In press ....

  • Yemen's Houthis seize airport, airbase in key port city

    Yemen's Houthis seize airport, airbase in key port city

    Date: 2014-10-14 14:29:13 GMT - Yemen - Arab world - SN:46 - ID:1124493

    Militants loyal to the Shiite Houthi group have seized control of a civilian airport and a military airbase in Yemen's western port city of Al-Hudaydah, World Bulletin reported Tuesday. "Militants stormed Al-Hudaydah's airport and airbase without ....

  • Iraq, Jordan parliament speakers meet in Geneva

    Iraq, Jordan parliament speakers meet in Geneva

    Date: 2014-10-14 13:38:08 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:36 - ID:1123897

    Speaker of the Iraqi Parliament Salim al-Jabouri met on Tuesday with President of the Jordanian Senate Abdel-Raouf al-Rawabdeh in Geneva. They discussed ways to develop relations between the two states in all fields. Jabouri, meanwhile, called ....

  • Salam urges additional EU development aid

    Salam urges additional EU development aid

    Date: 2014-10-14 13:31:41 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:35 - ID:1123833

    Lebanese Prime Minister Tammam Salam urged the European Union on Tuesday to increase its development assistance to Lebanon to consolidate stability in the country, Naharnet reported. “The European Commission and EU member states should be aware ....

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