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  • Arab FMs consultative meeting cancelled

    Arab FMs consultative meeting cancelled

    Date: 2014-09-01 12:19:43 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:58 - ID:901157

    A consultative meeting of the Arab foreign ministers, which was scheduled to be held on Saturday, will be cancelled, a well-placed diplomatic source said on Monday. The meeting was cancelled due to the preoccupation of a number of Arab foreign ....

  • Iraqi air force strikes Daesh house in Salahuddin province

    Iraqi air force strikes Daesh house in Salahuddin province

    Date: 2014-09-01 10:08:31 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:44 - ID:900852

    The Iraqi air force raided a house in which Daesh militants were sheltering in Salahuddin province Monday. Ten terrorists were killed in the air strike, the Iraqi news agency quoted a security source as saying. ....

  • AL development committee convenes under Kuwait chairmanship

    AL development committee convenes under Kuwait chairmanship

    Date: 2014-09-01 09:59:27 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:38 - ID:900826

    The fifth meeting of the Arab League Development Committee convened here Monday under the chairmanship of Kuwait permanent delegate to the Arab League Ambassador Aziz Al-Daihani in the presence of Arab League Assistant Secretary General Ambassador ....

  • 5 Palestinians detained from several places in West Bank

    5 Palestinians detained from several places in West Bank

    Date: 2014-09-01 09:58:14 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:33 - ID:900780

    Five Palestinians were detained in Israeli incursions into several places in the West Bank. They were detained from Bethlehem, Hebron and Jenin. The United States have condemned Israel’s decision to confiscate 4,000 acres of land west of ....

  • Sudan’s NCP to begin selection process for presidential candidate in late October

    Sudan’s NCP to begin selection process for presidential candidate in late October

    Date: 2014-09-01 09:47:27 GMT - Sudan - Arab world - SN:37 - ID:900797

    The ruling National Congress Party (NCP) in Sudan announced that it will embark on the process to choose the party’s candidate for presidential elections in 2015, by October 26. In press statements Monday, Party spokesperson Yasser Youssef said ....

  • Shell fired from Syria into Golan -- Israel

    Shell fired from Syria into Golan -- Israel

    Date: 2014-09-01 09:43:57 GMT - Israel - Arab world - SN:35 - ID:900789

    A mortar shell fired from the Syrian side of the border landed in the Golan Heights, Israeli media reported. The shell landed in the town of Ein Zivan, on Monday. The incident follows renewed fighting near the Israeli border between Syrian ....

  • Hamas official says employees of Gaza govt to cash salaries Wednesday

    Hamas official says employees of Gaza govt to cash salaries Wednesday

    Date: 2014-09-01 09:41:52 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:34 - ID:900783

    A member of Hamas' political bureau, Moussa Abu Marzouk said Monday that employees of the sacked Gaza government will start cashing their salaries on Wednesday, just like Palestinian Authority employees. Marzouk, who arrived in Gaza Thursday ....

  • Libya denounces Erdogan remarks on Parliament

    Libya denounces Erdogan remarks on Parliament

    Date: 2014-09-01 09:19:04 GMT - Libya - Arab world - SN:10 - ID:900542

    The Libyan Foreign ministry on Sunday denounced statements of Turkey's president-elect Recep Tayyip Erdogan on the Libyan parliament. In a television interview after his inauguration ceremony, Erdogan has criticized the Libyan parliament, ....

  • Biden, Barzani confer on US air strikes on Amirli village in northern Iraq

    Biden, Barzani confer on US air strikes on Amirli village in northern Iraq

    Date: 2014-09-01 08:42:53 GMT - USA - Arab world - SN:20 - ID:900642

    In a phone call, US Vice President Joe Biden conferred with President of the Kurdistan Region of Iraq Masoud Barzani on the US air strikes on Amirli village in northern Iraq and the relief supplies offered to the Iraqis there. Both sides showed ....

  • Berri calls on Lebanese to unite in face of Israeli threat, takfirist terrorism

    Berri calls on Lebanese to unite in face of Israeli threat, takfirist terrorism

    Date: 2014-09-01 08:31:47 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:17 - ID:900616

    Terrorism is not a security matter but an issue of national significance, and there is no fear over Lebanon, for it shall return to being an oasis of democracy in the East and a garden of freedom, said Lebanon's House Speaker Nabih Berri. Berri ....

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