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  • Jordanian king, British PM discuss Mideast issues

    Jordanian king, British PM discuss Mideast issues

    Date: 2014-08-19 06:31:25 GMT - Jordan - Arab world - SN:5 - ID:880597

    Jordanian King Abdullah II and British Prime Minister David Cameron discussed on Monday a number of Middle Eastern issues, especially the recent developments in Gaza, and efforts to reach a full end to the Israeli aggression on coastal territory and ....

  • Gaza truce extended for 24 hours to resume talks: Egyptian statement

    Gaza truce extended for 24 hours to resume talks: Egyptian statement

    Date: 2014-08-19 05:55:57 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:4 - ID:880548

    The Palestinians and Israel agreed to extend ceasefire in the Gaza Strip for 24 hours, said an Egyptian official statement on Monday. The extension came to resume talks between both sides, added the statement. The extension was reached as the ....

  • U.S. bars all American airlines from flying over Syria

    U.S. bars all American airlines from flying over Syria

    Date: 2014-08-19 05:50:45 GMT - USA - Arab world - SN:3 - ID:880543

    The US Federal Aviation Administration has barred all American airlines from flying over Syria, saying the ongoing conflict poses a “serious potential threat.” The FAA had previously warned American carriers to avoid flying over Syria. The new ....

  • Fatah member denies progress in negotiations with Israel on long-term truce

    Fatah member denies progress in negotiations with Israel on long-term truce

    Date: 2014-08-19 05:47:06 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:2 - ID:880534

    Senior Fatah Central Committee member Azam al-Ahmad denied on Monday news reports saying that negotiations with Israel to reach ceasefire are progressing. In a press release, Ahmad said that negotiations were slowed down due to Israel's ....

  • Obama welcomes destruction of Syria's declared chemical weapons

    Obama welcomes destruction of Syria's declared chemical weapons

    Date: 2014-08-19 05:34:04 GMT - USA - Arab world - SN:1 - ID:880521

    US President Barack Obama has welcomed the destruction of Syria's declared chemical weapons, terming it as "important step" Obama said in a statement released by the White House late Monday: " it is an important achievement in our ongoing effort ....

  • Hamas praises EU decision to boycott Israeli products

    Hamas praises EU decision to boycott Israeli products

    Date: 2014-08-18 15:21:22 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:64 - ID:880057

    Hamas Spokesman Fawzi Barhoum praised Monday an European Union decision to boycott Israeli poultry products. "It's a step in the right direction," Barhoum said in a statement. He called on the EU to take tougher steps as punishment for ....

  • 5 killed, others injured in shelling of Fajr Libya sites

    5 killed, others injured in shelling of Fajr Libya sites

    Date: 2014-08-18 11:51:09 GMT - Libya - Arab world - SN:45 - ID:879603

    Five elements from Fajr Libya forces were killed and others were injured Monday when a Libyan military plane shelled their sites in Wadi el-Rabie area. In press statements Thursday, spokesman of the Libya shield Alaa el-Dewik said that five ....

  • Palestinian delegations' proposals include non-repetition of Israeli aggression on Gaza - PLO official

    Palestinian delegations' proposals include non-repetition of Israeli aggression on Gaza - PLO official

    Date: 2014-08-18 11:47:45 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:44 - ID:879593

    The Palestinian delegation presented proposals on the Egyptian ceasefire initiative in Gaza and they were put forward to the Egyptian side, said member of the Executive Committee of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) Gamil Shehada. The ....

  • House demolitions will not break will of Palestinians - Hamas

    House demolitions will not break will of Palestinians - Hamas

    Date: 2014-08-18 11:05:12 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:41 - ID:879490

    Hamas spokesman Sami Abu Zuhri on Monday condemned the demolition of two Hebron homes which belong to suspects accused by Israel in the kidnapping and killing of three Israeli teenagers. Israel's policy of house demolitions "will not break the ....

  • Mufti of Iraq seeks protection for Sunnis against militias

    Mufti of Iraq seeks protection for Sunnis against militias

    Date: 2014-08-18 10:51:12 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:39 - ID:879462

    Mufti of Iraq Sheikh Taha Refai urged on Monday wise people in the Islamic world to stand by Sunnis who are being targeted by extremist militias. Refai, during a visit to the World Association of Al Azhar graduates headquarters here, said those ....

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