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  • 14 pilgrims wounded in rocks collapse in Mina

    14 pilgrims wounded in rocks collapse in Mina

    Date: 2014-10-05 20:00:35 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Arab world - SN:32 - ID:1071785

    Fourteen pilgrims were injured Sunday when rocks collapsed in Mina, Saudi Arabia. According to the Saudi Red Crescent Authority, six ambulances and two rapid intervention teams were sent to the collapse scene to rescue the wounded. Of all, ....

  • Saudi king, CP greets Sisi on October war victory anniversary

    Saudi king, CP greets Sisi on October war victory anniversary

    Date: 2014-10-05 19:59:21 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Arab world - SN:31 - ID:1071777

    Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud sent a cable of greetings to Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi on the occasion of the anniversary of the day of crossing, Saudi Pres Agency reported on Sunday. Also, Crown Prince Salman bin ....

  • Swedish FM greets Muslims on Eidul Adha

    Swedish FM greets Muslims on Eidul Adha

    Date: 2014-10-05 12:07:36 GMT - Sweden - Arab world - SN:28 - ID:1070193

    Swedish Foreign Minister Carl Bildt has greeted Muslims all over the world on Eidul Adha. This came in a Twitter post on Sunday. ....

  • UAE astonished at U.S. Vice President's statement on states financing terrorism

    UAE astonished at U.S. Vice President's statement on states financing terrorism

    Date: 2014-10-05 10:51:20 GMT - United Arab Emirates - Arab world - SN:20 - ID:1069649

    The UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs has expressed its astonishment at the statement made by the U.S. Vice President Joseph Biden on the U.S. allies and the financing of terrorism, WAM News Agency reported. Minister of State for Foreign Affairs ....

  • British hostage David Bolam freed by militants in Libya

    British hostage David Bolam freed by militants in Libya

    Date: 2014-10-05 09:34:12 GMT - United Kingdom - Arab world - SN:13 - ID:1069041

    A British headteacher who has been held hostage by Islamist militants in Libya has been released. David Richard Bolam, 53, who worked as the principal at the International School Benghazi in northern Libya, was abducted while out on a shopping ....

  • DFLP welcomes Sweden's decision to recognize Palestinian State

    DFLP welcomes Sweden's decision to recognize Palestinian State

    Date: 2014-10-05 09:22:13 GMT - Jordan - Arab world - SN:15 - ID:1069077

    The Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine (DFLP) welcomed on Sunday Sweden's decision to recognize the Palestinian State, urging the other EU states to follow suit. "This is a courageous decision from a country that has been for so ....

  • Muslim pilgrims start Tashreeq days

    Muslim pilgrims start Tashreeq days

    Date: 2014-10-05 09:00:38 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Arab world - SN:12 - ID:1068961

    Muslim pilgrims started on Sunday the three Tashreeq days, which mark the 11th, 12th and 13th of Dhul Hijjah, in Mina near the holy city of Makkah. During the three days, pilgrims throw stones at three designated sites representing the devil, ....

  • WFP cuts down food aid to Syria, neighbouring countries

    WFP cuts down food aid to Syria, neighbouring countries

    Date: 2014-10-05 08:41:24 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:8 - ID:1068861

    The World Food Program (WFP) is running out of funds for its operations in Syria and neighboring countries and has reached a critical point where drastic cutbacks are unavoidable, a report of the United Nations Office for the Coordination of ....

  • Israel summons Swedish ambassador over Palestinian state recognition

    Israel summons Swedish ambassador over Palestinian state recognition

    Date: 2014-10-05 08:14:16 GMT - Israel - Arab world - SN:7 - ID:1068717

    Israel's Foreign Ministry summoned Sweden's ambassador after country decided to recognize the Palestinian state. Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman said in a statement that he "regrets" that Sweden "rushed" to make its decision without properly ....

  • Sudanese army to win battle against rebels by summer -- defense min.

    Sudanese army to win battle against rebels by summer -- defense min.

    Date: 2014-10-04 19:56:35 GMT - Sudan - Arab world - SN:14 - ID:1068053

    Sudan's Defense Minister Abdul-Rahim Mohamed Hussein asserted on Saturday the army's readiness to protect the country from armed and rebel movements, pointing out that the Sudanese army will win the battle by next summer. In statements in the ....

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