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  • Sisi urged to mediate in Palestine prisoners' issue

    Sisi urged to mediate in Palestine prisoners' issue

    Date: 2014-06-25 11:34:28 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:45 - ID:797207

    Director of the Palestinian Prisoners Club called on Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi to mediate in the Palestinian detainees' issue. Qadura Fares noted that an Egyptian mediation in this issue would have a great impact on resolving the ....

  • 3 Iranian troops killed in attack near Iraq border

    3 Iranian troops killed in attack near Iraq border

    Date: 2014-06-25 10:28:22 GMT - Iran - Arab world - SN:37 - ID:797050

    An attack near Iran's western border with Iraq killed three Iranian border guards, ABC news agency reported. The troops were killed on Tuesday night while patrolling along the border in western Kermanshah province. A border outpost commander was ....

  • Parliamentary vote starts at polling stations in Libya

    Parliamentary vote starts at polling stations in Libya

    Date: 2014-06-25 08:09:20 GMT - Libya - Arab world - SN:20 - ID:796645

    Polling stations opened across Libya Wednesday for citizens to cast their votes in parliamentary elections. The Berber minority is boycotting the polls in which 1,628 candidates compete to win 200 seats. Of all 1,628 candidates, 131 are ....

  • Abbas embarks on visit to Moscow to brief Putin on latest developments in territories

    Abbas embarks on visit to Moscow to brief Putin on latest developments in territories

    Date: 2014-06-25 07:45:47 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:18 - ID:796576

    Palestinian Presidential Adviser Magdy Al-Khaledi asserted that President Mahmoud Abbas arrived at Moscow where he will have talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev and other Russian officials on the latest ....

  • Palestinian administrative detainees suspend hunger strike

    Palestinian administrative detainees suspend hunger strike

    Date: 2014-06-25 07:09:59 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:12 - ID:796507

    After 63 days, a number of Palestinian administrative detainees suspended their hunger strike on Wednesday following an agreement with the Israeli Prison Service. In a statement, the hunger-striking detainees announced the suspension of their ....

  • France calls for dialogue to form national unity gov't in Iraq

    France calls for dialogue to form national unity gov't in Iraq

    Date: 2014-06-24 17:33:51 GMT - France - Arab world - SN:56 - ID:795969

    France reiterated on Tuesday the necessity to launch an inclusive dialogue in Iraq to form a national unity government as soon as possible. French foreign ministry spokesman Romain Nadal said in a press release that the security solution was not ....

  • AL chief meets UNRWA Commissioner-General on Palestinian refugees

    AL chief meets UNRWA Commissioner-General on Palestinian refugees

    Date: 2014-06-24 14:00:09 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:35 - ID:795461

    Arab League (AL) Chief Nabil El Araby met Tuesday with UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) Commissioner-General Pierre Krahenbuhl at the AL headquarters in Cairo and discussed the latest developments in the region, especially ....

  • UN investigates human rights violations as ISIL overtakes key areas of Iraq

    UN investigates human rights violations as ISIL overtakes key areas of Iraq

    Date: 2014-06-24 12:46:12 GMT - Switzerland - Arab world - SN:26 - ID:795327

    The United Nations said Tuesday at least 1,075 Iraqi citizens, the vast majority of them civilians, have been killed during June as the ISIL overtakes key areas of the country, ABC News reported. According to the UN human rights team in Iraq, ....

  • Kerry in Irbil for talks as crisis rages

    Kerry in Irbil for talks as crisis rages

    Date: 2014-06-24 08:51:22 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:12 - ID:794764

    US Secretary of State has arrived in the northern Iraqi city of Irbil to hold talks with Kurdish leaders as Sunni rebels continue their offensive. John Kerry's trip comes a day after he visited Baghdad and pledged US support for Iraqi security ....

  • Blair: Israel must act with restraint in Palestinian territories

    Blair: Israel must act with restraint in Palestinian territories

    Date: 2014-06-24 07:03:55 GMT - Israel - Arab world - SN:9 - ID:794536

    Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair said he was "deeply troubled" by the ongoing events in Israel and the West Bank. "Israel must act with restraint when operating in populated Palestinian areas – including Gaza – and ensure that civilians ....

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