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  • Lebanese army foils attempt by gunmen to sneak into Beqaa

    Lebanese army foils attempt by gunmen to sneak into Beqaa

    Date: 2014-09-16 07:27:48 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:7 - ID:948045

    The Lebanese army foiled an attempt by a group of gunmen to sneak into Ersal neighbourhood in Beqaa, northeastern Lebanon. A statement by the Lebanese army released late Monday said clashes with the gunmen claimed a number of casualties among ....

  • Jumblatt calls for revival of Army conscription

    Jumblatt calls for revival of Army conscription

    Date: 2014-09-16 07:17:09 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:5 - ID:947961

    The Lebanese Government should consider reinstating Army conscription, MP Walid Jumblatt said Monday. He, meanwhile, said that the move would reinforce the military during times of need, according to Lebanese Daily Star newspaper. Jumblatt ....

  • Arab countries' future in hands of their people: Amr Moussa

    Arab countries' future in hands of their people: Amr Moussa

    Date: 2014-09-16 05:55:43 GMT - Bahrain - Arab world - SN:1 - ID:947485

    Former secretary-general of the Arab League Amr Moussa said that the future of Arab countries is in the hands of their people, who will determine their policies and future. In an interview with MBC Masr channel, Moussa, speaking about the coming ....

  • Palestinian FM briefs China's envoy, Sweden Consul on latest political developments

    Palestinian FM briefs China's envoy, Sweden Consul on latest political developments

    Date: 2014-09-15 16:25:45 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:61 - ID:945621

    Palestinian Foreig Affairs Minister Riyad al-Malki briefed China's new Special Envoy on the Middle East Gong Xiaosheng and Swedish new Consul General in al-Quds Anne Sophie Nelson on the latest political developments and and the worsening ....

  • Saudi court jails Takfiri cell members

    Saudi court jails Takfiri cell members

    Date: 2014-09-15 15:30:00 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Arab world - SN:59 - ID:945261

    A Saudi court on Monday sentenced 13 defendants to terms between 6 months to 10 years in jail. The were convicted of adopting the Takfiri approach. They were members of a 32-person cell that included also a Palestinian. Earlier, 14 ....

  • Yemeni FM meets UK special envoy

    Yemeni FM meets UK special envoy

    Date: 2014-09-15 10:39:43 GMT - Yemen - Arab world - SN:37 - ID:942613

    Yemeni Foreign Minister Jamal Abdullah al-Salal met Monday with Alan Duncan, the UK Special Envoy to Yemen and Oman. Talks took up the latest developments in Yemen and efforts to render the political process successful and achieve ....

  • Syrian army destroys vehicles of armed opposition

    Syrian army destroys vehicles of armed opposition

    Date: 2014-09-15 10:37:17 GMT - Syria - Arab world - SN:36 - ID:942581

    Syrian regime troops have destroyed a number of vehicles that belong to the armed opposition. Some of the vehicles contained heavy machine guns. A military source told SANA news agency the troops killed four rebels and injured others who were ....

  • Abbas to ask France to recognize Palestinian state

    Abbas to ask France to recognize Palestinian state

    Date: 2014-09-15 10:13:34 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:29 - ID:942381

    Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas plans to ask French President Francois Hollande to recognize a Palestinian state when the two meet in Paris on Friday, according to the Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki. It would be a ....

  • Palestinian PM lauds role of former Spanish FM in support of cause

    Palestinian PM lauds role of former Spanish FM in support of cause

    Date: 2014-09-15 10:12:07 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:28 - ID:942377

    Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah has spoken highly of the role played by Miguel Moratinos, the former Spanish foreign minister, in support of the Palestinian cause at the international level. He appreciated Moratinos' support for ....

  • Israel detains 3 Palestinian youths in Khalil

    Israel detains 3 Palestinian youths in Khalil

    Date: 2014-09-15 09:57:35 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:25 - ID:942241

    Israeli occupation forces detained Monday three Palestinian youths in north of el-Khalil (Hebron) on Monday. Israeli occupation forces detained the three youths, after raiding their homes. ....

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