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  • Clashes re-erupt around Tripoli airport

    Clashes re-erupt around Tripoli airport

    Date: 2014-07-23 12:24:08 GMT - Libya - Arab world - SN:26 - ID:841747

    Clashes re-erupted in the vicinity of Tripoli airport Wednesday amid an exchange of missile raids between Zantan rebels, troops of the operations room of Libya's revolutionaries and Misrata revolutionaries. The airport has been under control of ....

  • Berri postpones Lebanon presidential election to Aug 12

    Berri postpones Lebanon presidential election to Aug 12

    Date: 2014-07-23 11:57:11 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:22 - ID:841689

    Speaker of the Lebanese Chamber of Deputies Nabih Berri Wednesday postponed the election of a new head of state until August 12, according to The Daily Star. This is the ninth failed attempt in a row to elect a president, adjourned over a lack of ....

  • Former Lebanon PM condemns Egypt terrorist attack

    Former Lebanon PM condemns Egypt terrorist attack

    Date: 2014-07-23 11:54:06 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:19 - ID:841679

    Former Lebanese prime minister Saad al-Hariri has condemned the killing of 22 military personnel on the Egypt-Libya borders on Saturday night. In a cable sent to Egypt's President Abdel Fattah El Sisi, Hariri said such despicable crimes aim at ....

  • Death toll from Israeli attacks on Gaza climbs to 650 - Ministry

    Death toll from Israeli attacks on Gaza climbs to 650 - Ministry

    Date: 2014-07-23 11:53:19 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:18 - ID:841678

    As many as 650 Palestinians have been killed in Israel's aggression in Gaza, according to the recent toll announced by the Palestinian Health Ministry Wednesday. Another 4,120 Palestinians have so far been injured in Israeli attacks on Gaza, said ....

  • Abbas: regional, int'l contacts to stop barbarian Israeli aggression on Gaza

    Abbas: regional, int'l contacts to stop barbarian Israeli aggression on Gaza

    Date: 2014-07-23 07:37:19 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:8 - ID:841192

    Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has said he has held several contacts with regional and international parties to reach a ceasefire in the Gaza Strip. In statements ahead of a Palestinian leadership meeting Tuesday evening, Abbas said he asked ....

  • Hamas: Netanyahu refused to calm things down during UN chief's visit

    Hamas: Netanyahu refused to calm things down during UN chief's visit

    Date: 2014-07-23 07:25:06 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:5 - ID:841166

    Hamas said it agreed on an offer by the United Nations for announcing a truce during a visit by UN chief Ban Ki-moon to the region but Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu refused. The proposal was made to Hamas through UN peace envoy t o ....

  • Egypt's Gaza ceasefire initiative is the only one on the table -- Fatah official

    Egypt's Gaza ceasefire initiative is the only one on the table -- Fatah official

    Date: 2014-07-23 06:46:19 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:4 - ID:841117

    Egypt's initiative for a Gaza ceasefire is the only one on the table right now, Azzam al-Ahmed, a member of Fatah's central committee, has said. Egypt's is the one and only, he told reporters during a news conference, commenting on reports of a ....

  • Russian Foreign Ministry urges world community to prevent sectarian strife in Iraq

    Russian Foreign Ministry urges world community to prevent sectarian strife in Iraq

    Date: 2014-07-22 18:31:21 GMT - Russia - Arab world - SN:50 - ID:840851

    Russia's Foreign Ministry urged the world community on Tuesday to step up efforts for preventing persecutions against Christians in Iraq, Itar-Tass news agency. The ministry called for assisting to Iraq to ensuring law and order in the ....

  • Death toll from Israeli attacks on Gaza climbs to 628 -- Ministry

    Death toll from Israeli attacks on Gaza climbs to 628 -- Ministry

    Date: 2014-07-22 16:52:03 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:47 - ID:840736

    As many as 628 Palestinians have been killed in Israel's aggression in Gaza, according to the recent toll announced by the Palestinian Health Ministry Tuesday. Another 3,752 Palestinians have so far been injured in Israeli attacks on Gaza, said ....

  • AL chief welcomes results of Libya parl't elections

    AL chief welcomes results of Libya parl't elections

    Date: 2014-07-22 16:02:25 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:36 - ID:840666

    Arab League (AL) Chief Nabil El Arabi on Tuesday welcomed the final results of the Libyan parliamentary elections, which were announced Monday. El Arabi congratulated the Libyan people on the implementation of this important step. The AL ....

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