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  • Arabi discusses ceasefire initiative with Ban, Kerry on phone

    Arabi discusses ceasefire initiative with Ban, Kerry on phone

    Date: 2014-08-12 12:56:00 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:16 - ID:870471

    Arab League Secretary General Nabil Araby telephoned UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and US State Secretary John Kerry on Tuesday to discuss efforts to implement the Egyptian initiative to stop the Israeli aggression in Gaza. Araby called for ....

  • US Secretary of State Kerry says image of 7-year-old boy holding severed head is 'grotesque'

    US Secretary of State Kerry says image of 7-year-old boy holding severed head is 'grotesque'

    Date: 2014-08-12 10:02:16 GMT - Australia - Arab world - SN:10 - ID:870083

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Tuesday described a photograph of a Sydney-born 7-year-old boy clutching the severed head of a Syrian soldier as "disturbing" and "grotesque," and called for international cooperation against the terrorist ....

  • Kuwaiti FM heads for Arabia to participate in OIC meeting on Palestine

    Kuwaiti FM heads for Arabia to participate in OIC meeting on Palestine

    Date: 2014-08-12 09:16:24 GMT - Kuwait - Arab world - SN:9 - ID:869974

    Kuwaiti Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled al-Hamad al-Sabah headed for Saudi Arabia Tuesday. He will lead the Kuwaiti delegation to the extraordinary meeting of the executive committee of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation at the level of ....

  • US not to send fighter aircraft to Iraq: Kerry

    US not to send fighter aircraft to Iraq: Kerry

    Date: 2014-08-12 08:36:37 GMT - Australia - Arab world - SN:8 - ID:869879

    The US will not send fighter aircraft to Iraq, US Secretary of State John Kerry said Tuesday. Kerry urged Prime Minister-Designate Haider al-Ibadi to quickly form a national unity government to stand against ISIL militants. ....

  • Hamas welcomes forming int'l investigations committee to probe into war crimes in Gaza

    Hamas welcomes forming int'l investigations committee to probe into war crimes in Gaza

    Date: 2014-08-12 08:34:40 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:7 - ID:869874

    Hamas welcomed a decision on forming an international investigations committee to probe into the war crimes done in Gaza. Hamas called on the committee to swiftly starts its work, said Hamas Spokesman Sami Abu Zuhri. William Schabas, a ....

  • Obama lauds new Iraqi prime minister, urges formation of diverse Cabinet

    Obama lauds new Iraqi prime minister, urges formation of diverse Cabinet

    Date: 2014-08-12 06:41:23 GMT - USA - Arab world - SN:5 - ID:869654

    Iraq’s president nominated a new prime minister Monday to replace powerful incumbent Nouri al-Maliki, and President Obama backed the move quickly as the U.S. tried to quell a power struggle in Baghdad and counter the threat from Sunni ....

  • Pentagon says airstrikes have slowed but not stopped Sunni militants

    Pentagon says airstrikes have slowed but not stopped Sunni militants

    Date: 2014-08-12 06:15:31 GMT - USA - Arab world - SN:1 - ID:869617

    Four days of airstrikes have slowed the progress of Sunni militants laying siege to refugees on Mount Sinjar and advancing toward the Kurdish capital of Erbil, but the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria remains strong and on the offense, the Pentagon ....

  • Liberia puts third province under Ebola quarantine

    Liberia puts third province under Ebola quarantine

    Date: 2014-08-11 16:27:25 GMT - Nigeria - Arab world - SN:53 - ID:869244

    The Liberian army has put a third province under quarantine to check the spread of the deadly Ebola virus, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf announced Monday, according to Al Arabiya News on Monday. “Lofa county in the north has been quarantined ....

  • Israeli forces on alert ahead of Gaza raid - source

    Israeli forces on alert ahead of Gaza raid - source

    Date: 2014-08-11 16:24:23 GMT - Israel - Arab world - SN:47 - ID:869233

    Israeli forces are still on alert to raid the Gaza Strip if the current ceasefire, brokered by Egypt, falls apart, said an Israeli military source. Israeli forces are ready to carry out their assigned missions, the "Voice of Israel" radio ....

  • Kerry issues warning to Iraqi leader

    Kerry issues warning to Iraqi leader

    Date: 2014-08-11 11:24:14 GMT - Australia - Arab world - SN:22 - ID:868548

    Secretary of State John Kerry warned Prime Minister Nuri Kamal al-Maliki of Iraq on Monday not to interfere with the process of picking a new Iraqi leader, cautioning pointedly that a power grab would lead to a cutoff of international support, The ....

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