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  • Israel says Hamas signed deal with PA from position of disadvantage

    Israel says Hamas signed deal with PA from position of disadvantage

    Date: 2014-06-11 08:44:45 GMT - Israel - Arab world - SN:16 - ID:772080

    Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon stressed that Hamas was forced to make a national reconciliation deal with the Palestinian Authority because of the weakness of its position, Radio Israel reported. "Hamas signed the reconciliation pact from ....

  • Hamas denies Abu Marzouq's remarks on Gaza employees' salaries

    Hamas denies Abu Marzouq's remarks on Gaza employees' salaries

    Date: 2014-06-11 07:21:57 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:7 - ID:771896

    he Islamic Hamas Movement denied remarks attributed to the movement's political bureau Chief Moussa Abu Marzouq on paying the salaries of Gaza employees and openning banks on Wednesday. These statements are false and baseless, the movement said ....

  • Abusahmain named Libya's army chief

    Abusahmain named Libya's army chief

    Date: 2014-06-11 06:19:18 GMT - Libya - Arab world - SN:4 - ID:771799

    Libya's General National Congress (GNC) President Nouri Abusahmain has been elected the Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces. Abusahmain, who received 59 votes out of 95, will continue in office until the election of the new Council of ....

  • Iran condemns terrorist attack in Iraq’s Mosul

    Iran condemns terrorist attack in Iraq’s Mosul

    Date: 2014-06-11 06:01:36 GMT - Iran - Arab world - SN:2 - ID:771775

    Iran has strongly condemned a terrorist attack on the northern Iraqi city of Mosul, saying the spread of terrorist moves in Iraq is a flagrant example of the “transnational threat” of terrorism, Press TV reported Tuesday. “Given the worldwide ....

  • Brahimi: There was evidence of chemical weapons use by Syrian opposition

    Brahimi: There was evidence of chemical weapons use by Syrian opposition

    Date: 2014-06-10 18:02:59 GMT - France - Arab world - SN:36 - ID:771516

    Former UN-Arab League envoy to Syria Lakhdar Brahimi stressed that there was evidence that the Syrian opposition used chemical weapons in Khan al-Assal. In an interview with France 24 Channel on Tuesday, Brahimi said that Egypt has a great role ....

  • Maliki urges Arab, international organizations to support Iraq in its fight against terrorism

    Maliki urges Arab, international organizations to support Iraq in its fight against terrorism

    Date: 2014-06-10 14:30:33 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:27 - ID:771194

    Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Al-Maliki on Tuesday urged Arab and international organizations to support Iraq in its fight against terrorism. Maliki, in a press release, also asked neighboring countries to control their borders and prevent ....

  • Lebanon's party leader slams boycotting election of new president

    Lebanon's party leader slams boycotting election of new president

    Date: 2014-06-10 12:14:33 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:21 - ID:770872

    Leader of Lebanon's Phalange Party (Kataeb Party) Amin Gemayel has slammed boycotting the election of a new president by several parliamentary blocs. In press statements on Tuesday following a meeting with Maronite Patriarch Beshara al-Rahi in ....

  • Bill allowing force-feeding of hunger striking prisoners passes first reading in Knesset

    Bill allowing force-feeding of hunger striking prisoners passes first reading in Knesset

    Date: 2014-06-10 10:46:53 GMT - Israel - Arab world - SN:15 - ID:770673

    The Knesset on Monday passed its first reading of a bill that would allow for the force-feeding of prisoners on hunger-strike. In its current state the bill would allow the head of the Prisons Service to contact a district court and request ....

  • Saudi, Russian FMs discuss Syria over phone

    Saudi, Russian FMs discuss Syria over phone

    Date: 2014-06-10 08:46:10 GMT - Russia - Arab world - SN:9 - ID:770401

    Saudi Foreign Minister Saud Al-Faisal and his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov held talks over the telephone on ways to end the Syrian crisis and other crises in the region, Novosti news agency reported. “The conversation focused on the key ....

  • 240 trucks enter Gaza via Karam Abu Salem crossing

    240 trucks enter Gaza via Karam Abu Salem crossing

    Date: 2014-06-10 07:42:42 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:7 - ID:770242

    Israel decided on Tuesday to let in 290 trucks into the Gaza Strip via Karam Abu Salem trade crossing, south east of the strip. Raed Fattouh, the chairman of the coordination committee for the entry of goods into the Gaza Strip, said in a press ....

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