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  • International observers arrive for Syrian polls

    International observers arrive for Syrian polls

    Date: 2014-06-02 08:13:08 GMT - Syria - Arab world - SN:19 - ID:756092

    While Assad's forces are battling rebels who seek to topple him, international delegations arrived in the Syrian capital on Monday to monitor the president election, to kick off here on Tuesday, Al-Arabiya channel reported. President Bashar Assad ....

  • Hamas refuses dissolving prisoners ministry

    Hamas refuses dissolving prisoners ministry

    Date: 2014-06-02 06:55:51 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:7 - ID:755915

    The dissolution of the prisoners' ministry would postpone the formation of the national unity government, said Hamas senior official Khalil Al-Hayya. "The determination of President Mahmoud Abbas to remove the ministry of prisoners will put off ....

  • Iran, Kuwait ink six cooperation deals

    Iran, Kuwait ink six cooperation deals

    Date: 2014-06-02 06:51:58 GMT - Iran - Arab world - SN:6 - ID:755910

    Iran and Kuwait signed six agreement documents on Sunday, as part of efforts to expand bilateral ties between the two countries. The deals were signed by Iranian and Kuwaiti ministers and senior officials following a meeting between Iranian ....

  • AL: Syria envoy not yet named

    AL: Syria envoy not yet named

    Date: 2014-06-01 12:28:43 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:25 - ID:754921

    Arab League Secretary General Nabil el-Arabi said on Sunday that a new envoy to Syria has not yet been named. "There are a lot of names including AL former chief Amr Moussa," he said, adding that it is more important now to settle on the nature ....

  • 3 civil servants killed, injured in gun attack in Baghdad

    3 civil servants killed, injured in gun attack in Baghdad

    Date: 2014-06-01 07:44:18 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:12 - ID:754331

    A civil servant of Education Ministry was killed while two others were injured when unidentified armed men have opened fire at a car in Qadaa al-Madaen district of Baghdad, an Iraqi security source said on Sunday. Security forces cordoned off the ....

  • Moussa says his succession to Brahimi not decided yet

    Moussa says his succession to Brahimi not decided yet

    Date: 2014-06-01 07:42:50 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Arab world - SN:11 - ID:754327

    Former Arab League secretary-general Amr Moussa said he did not make up his mind on replacing UN/Arab League envoy to Syria Lakhdar Brahimi, who officially resigned. Moussa told Okaz newspaper out Sunday he is preoccupied with many things inside ....

  • 280 trucks enter Gaza Strip via Kerm Abu Salem

    280 trucks enter Gaza Strip via Kerm Abu Salem

    Date: 2014-06-01 07:31:44 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:9 - ID:754277

    Israeli occupation decided on Sunday to let in 280 trucks to Gaza Strip via Karam Abu Salem trade crossing, south east of the strip. Raed Fattouh, chairman of the coordination committee for the entry of goods into the Gaza Strip, said in a press ....

  • Sirte Airport ready to operate after two months suspension -- Airport director

    Sirte Airport ready to operate after two months suspension -- Airport director

    Date: 2014-06-01 07:21:42 GMT - Libya - Arab world - SN:8 - ID:754275

    Director of Sirte International Airport Ismail al-Zaidani said the airport is ready to operate seven internal flights weekly after two and half months suspension. In a press release on Sunday, Zaidani said the airport is currently being ....

  • Pro-Hafter army shells Ansar al-Sharia gotbed in Benghazi

    Pro-Hafter army shells Ansar al-Sharia gotbed in Benghazi

    Date: 2014-06-01 06:55:25 GMT - Libya - Arab world - SN:7 - ID:754211

    Troops, affiliated to Libyan renegade general Khalifa Haftar, have launched a rocket attack on a hotbed of Ansar al-Sharia militant group in Benghazi city, Sky News Arabia reported on Sunday. Earlier, Haftar said he is aiming to eliminate ....

  • Libya's interim PM reiterates commitment to top court rulings

    Libya's interim PM reiterates commitment to top court rulings

    Date: 2014-06-01 06:51:21 GMT - Libya - Arab world - SN:6 - ID:754206

    Libya's interim Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thani reiterated commitment to the decisions of the Constitutional Court as regards challenges in the constitutionality of the parliament's election of Ahmed Maetig as the county's premier. Maetig won ....

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