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  • Israeli forces detain some Palestinians, injure teen in Bethlehem

    Israeli forces detain some Palestinians, injure teen in Bethlehem

    Date: 2014-06-28 08:57:26 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:22 - ID:801756

    A teenage Palestinian boy was injured during clashes south of Bethlehem late Friday between local young men and Israeli troops who raided a refugee camp and detained two men. Palestinian security sources told Ma’an on Saturday that a 15-year-old ....

  • Syrian regime forces, FSA clash in Rif Dimashq

    Syrian regime forces, FSA clash in Rif Dimashq

    Date: 2014-06-28 08:48:13 GMT - Syria - Arab world - SN:19 - ID:801732

    Fierce clashes erupted between government troops and the rebel Free Syrian Army in Rif Dimashq, opposition sources said. Meanwhile, regime forces used barrel bombs in several areas in Aleppo's countryside, Sky News quoted activists as ....

  • Mauritania president announces formation of African force to face crises as of Jan.

    Mauritania president announces formation of African force to face crises as of Jan.

    Date: 2014-06-28 07:55:37 GMT - Equatorial Guinea - Arab world - SN:7 - ID:801639

    Mauritanian President and the current chairman of the African Union Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz announced the establishment of an African force for immediate response to crises as of next January. The announcement was made during the final press ....

  • Sudan announces Ramadan to start on Sunday

    Sudan announces Ramadan to start on Sunday

    Date: 2014-06-28 07:51:49 GMT - Sudan - Arab world - SN:4 - ID:801616

    Head of the Sudanese Islamic Fiqh Council Essam ben Ahmed al-Bashir has announced that the first day of the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan will be Sunday June 29. The beginning of the month depends on the first sighting of the crescent ....

  • New coronavirus case reported in Saudi Arabia - health ministry

    New coronavirus case reported in Saudi Arabia - health ministry

    Date: 2014-06-28 07:49:11 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Arab world - SN:6 - ID:801631

    The Saudi Health Ministry said on Friday that the number of infections with the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-Cov) rose to 711 people, including 292 deaths. A new case was reported in Bisha, said the ministry in a statement. The ....

  • AL chief condemns killing of Libyan activist

    AL chief condemns killing of Libyan activist

    Date: 2014-06-27 14:06:31 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:16 - ID:800979

    Arab League (AL) chief Nabil El Araby condemned on Friday the killing of Libyan activist Salwa Bugaighis, who was killed at her home on the day of country's election. Bugaighis was stabbed and shot in the head by gunmen who broke into her house ....

  • 6 Palestinians injured in Israeli shelling in southern Gaza

    6 Palestinians injured in Israeli shelling in southern Gaza

    Date: 2014-06-27 10:01:18 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:8 - ID:800496

    Six Palestinians were injured in an Israeli shelling after the detonation of an explosive device Friday targeting a military vehicle in southern the Gaza strip. The injured include two women and a baby, said the spokesman for the Health Ministry ....

  • Hague calls for UNSC action on Syrian humanitarian crisis

    Hague calls for UNSC action on Syrian humanitarian crisis

    Date: 2014-06-27 08:28:07 GMT - United Kingdom - Arab world - SN:4 - ID:800294

    UK Foreign Secretary William Hague called Thursday for adoption of tougher UN Security Council resolution addressing the desperate humanitarian situation in Syria. "Four months after UN Security Council resolution 2139 was unanimously passed to ....

  • Palestinian president appreciates African support for Palestinians

    Palestinian president appreciates African support for Palestinians

    Date: 2014-06-26 19:50:58 GMT - Equatorial Guinea - Arab world - SN:20 - ID:799930

    Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas expressed appreciation for the continued African support for the Palestinian rights. Abbas, in his word at the opening session of the African summit, said the Palestinian Authority decided to make 2014 the ....

  • Palestinian president appreciates African support for Palestinians

    Palestinian president appreciates African support for Palestinians

    Date: 2014-06-26 14:16:30 GMT - Equatorial Guinea - Arab world - SN:17 - ID:799451

    Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas expressed appreciation for the continued African support for the Palestinian rights. Abbas, in his word at the opening session of the African summit, said the Palestinian Authority decided to make 2014 the ....

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