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  • Abbas meets Hamas deputy leader on Egypt-brokered ceasefire proposal

    Abbas meets Hamas deputy leader on Egypt-brokered ceasefire proposal

    Date: 2014-07-16 17:40:17 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:69 - ID:830876

    Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas holds talks on Wednesday with Hamas political office's deputy chairman Mousa Abu Marzouk on the Egyptian-brokered truce proposal in the Gaza Strip, the Palestinian embassy said. It said the meeting tackled ways ....

  • Arab parl't holds emergency meeting over Gaza crisis

    Arab parl't holds emergency meeting over Gaza crisis

    Date: 2014-07-16 16:48:05 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:56 - ID:830753

    The Arab Parliament's Committee on Foreign, Political and National Security Affairs held an emergency meeting Wednesday, at the Arab League headquarters to discuss the deteriorating situation in the Gaza Strip due to Israel's ongoing onslaught. ....

  • Palestinian president arrives in Cairo

    Palestinian president arrives in Cairo

    Date: 2014-07-16 16:04:41 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:59 - ID:830773

    Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas arrived here on Wednesday on an official visit to Egypt for talks with President Abdel Fattah El Sisi over ways of ending the Israeli offensive on the Gaza Strip that has been going on for a week now. Abbas ....

  • AL chief welcomes election of Iraqi parliament speaker

    AL chief welcomes election of Iraqi parliament speaker

    Date: 2014-07-16 15:55:30 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:58 - ID:830755

    Arab League Secretary General Nabil el-Arabi welcomed on Wednesday the election of Selim el-Jabouri as the speaker of the Iraqi parliament. In a statement, Arabi lauded the political will of the Iraqi national powers, saying this is an important ....

  • Gaza groups fire rockets at Israel

    Gaza groups fire rockets at Israel

    Date: 2014-07-16 15:26:40 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:53 - ID:830698

    Palestinian groups fired rockets at Israeli cities in a response to Israel's ongoing onslaught on the Gaza Strip. Ezz El-Din El-Qassam Brigades, the military wing of Hamas, fired 10 Grad rockets at the Israeli city of Ashkelon, four rockets at ....

  • AL consultative meeting on Libya concluded

    AL consultative meeting on Libya concluded

    Date: 2014-07-16 15:23:16 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:52 - ID:830696

    Arab League (AL) permanent delegates concluded Wednesday a consultative meeting on the latest developments in Libya. The meeting came upon a request by Arab League chief Nabil el-Arabi and his envoy to Libya Nasser Al-Qudwah. The meeting ....

  • Assad sworn in for 3rd presidential term

    Assad sworn in for 3rd presidential term

    Date: 2014-07-16 11:25:20 GMT - Syria - Arab world - SN:30 - ID:830116

    Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad has been sworn in for a third seven-year term in office, Al-Arabiya Al-Hadath TV reported. Assad won 88.7 percent of the ballots cast in the first multi-candidate elections in decades. The voting didn't take place ....

  • Gaza’s water system collapsing due to Israeli strikes, says Red Cross

    Gaza’s water system collapsing due to Israeli strikes, says Red Cross

    Date: 2014-07-16 11:17:19 GMT - Israel - Arab world - SN:27 - ID:830098

    The repeated bombardments are destroying the vulnerable water system in Gaza, and the deaths of a number of local water authority technicians stresses the danger they face as they perform essential maintenance work, according to the International ....

  • Qatari emir visits Turkey for talks with Gül, Erdoğan

    Qatari emir visits Turkey for talks with Gül, Erdoğan

    Date: 2014-07-16 10:02:50 GMT - Turkey - Arab world - SN:25 - ID:829884

    Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani visited Turkey on Tuesday to meet with President Abdullah Gül and Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Today's Zaman reported. Regional issues including the civil war in Syria, ongoing ....

  • Iraq speaker election blow to terrorists: Iranian diplomat

    Iraq speaker election blow to terrorists: Iranian diplomat

    Date: 2014-07-16 09:42:00 GMT - Iran - Arab world - SN:24 - ID:829840

    An Iranian diplomat says the election of a new Iraqi parliament speaker has dealt a severe blow to terrorists in the Arab country, Press TV reported. Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian on ....

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