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  • Libyan House okays anti-terrorism bill

    Libyan House okays anti-terrorism bill

    Date: 2014-09-09 12:21:27 GMT - Libya - Arab world - SN:21 - ID:913786

    The Libyan house of representatives Tuesday okayed an anti-terrorism bill. The majority of MPs voted for the bill, said MP Jalal al-Shawihdi in statements to MENA. He said the House endorsed the final draft in a session Monday night. ....

  • Yemeni police stop Houthis from erecting protest camps outside Cabinet

    Yemeni police stop Houthis from erecting protest camps outside Cabinet

    Date: 2014-09-09 11:54:13 GMT - Yemen - Arab world - SN:17 - ID:913713

    Yemeni troops opened fire at Houthi protesters who attempted to approach the Cabinet Tuesday. The Houthis tried to erect protest camps outside the Cabinet as part of escalations against the Yemeni government. A state of calm now prevails in ....

  • Sudan's authorities release vice chairman of NUP

    Sudan's authorities release vice chairman of NUP

    Date: 2014-09-09 08:22:43 GMT - Sudan - Arab world - SN:5 - ID:913204

    The Sudanese authorities have released vice chairman of the opposition National Umma Party (NUP) Meriam Sadiq al-Mahdi. The Sudanese security forces have arrested Meriam al-Mahdi due to her participation in the so-called Paris Declaration which ....

  • UN envoy says to help negotiate with rival Libyan parties

    UN envoy says to help negotiate with rival Libyan parties

    Date: 2014-09-09 08:20:28 GMT - Libya - Arab world - SN:4 - ID:913194

    UN envoy to Libya Bernardino Leon said Libya's elected parliament is the legitimate body that represents Libyans. He said he will hold talks with all rival parties in Libya to push them to negotiate. He said all parties agreed that the ....

  • Palestinian security spokesman denies accusations over detention of Hamas' elements in West Bank

    Palestinian security spokesman denies accusations over detention of Hamas' elements in West Bank

    Date: 2014-09-08 15:33:35 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:60 - ID:912460

    Palestinian security spokesman Adnan al-Damiri denied Hamas accusations against security bodies over launching a detention campaign in the West Bank. In exclusive statements to MENA Monday, Damiri said that the news is totally bare of truth. ....

  • Israel security sources against deployment of int'l troops in Gaza

    Israel security sources against deployment of int'l troops in Gaza

    Date: 2014-09-08 12:06:58 GMT - Israel - Arab world - SN:54 - ID:912051

    Israeli security sources have rejected a proposal by the Foreign Ministry for stationing an international force in the Gaza Strip. Israel Radio quoted the sources as saying Monday that a previous experiment was not good. The Foreign Ministry ....

  • Arab FMs assert support for peace, development efforts in Sudan

    Arab FMs assert support for peace, development efforts in Sudan

    Date: 2014-09-08 11:47:56 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:45 - ID:911986

    The Arab Foreign Ministers Council asserted backing for peace and development efforts in Sudan, reiterating in a resolution issued Monday full solidarity with Sudan in preserving its sovereignty, independence and territorial integrity. The Arab ....

  • AL warns against supplying Libyan militants with weapons

    AL warns against supplying Libyan militants with weapons

    Date: 2014-09-08 11:35:01 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:40 - ID:911952

    The Arab League Council has called for an end to violence in Libya, warning of the continuing provision of weapons to Libyan militants. The council called for maintaining Libyan unity and political stability. It also voiced concern over the ....

  • Bomber hits Iraq Sunni tribal gathering, kills 16

    Bomber hits Iraq Sunni tribal gathering, kills 16

    Date: 2014-09-08 11:27:33 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:38 - ID:911935

    Iraqi officials said Monday a suicide bomber targeted a meeting between security forces and Sunni militiamen in a small town north of Baghdad, killing at least 16 people, ABC News reported. A police officer said Monday's attack took place in ....

  • Israel detains 7 Palestinians from West Bank

    Israel detains 7 Palestinians from West Bank

    Date: 2014-09-08 07:59:53 GMT - Israel - Arab world - SN:1 - ID:911230

    Israeli forces detained seven Palestinians Monday from the West Bank. Three were arrested in Bethlehem, two in al-Quds and two in Jericho. Also, a general strike prevailed in schools in southeastern al-Quds in protest against Israeli ....

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