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  • Sudanese president pledges to release Sadiq al-Mahdi

    Sudanese president pledges to release Sadiq al-Mahdi

    Date: 2014-05-25 10:45:03 GMT - Sudan - Arab world - SN:33 - ID:741496

    Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir promised on Sunday to set free head of the opposition National Umma Party (NUP) Sadiq al-Mahdi in the coming few days. He also promised to reconsider the verdict handed down against Doctor Mariam Yahya Ibrahim ....

  • Pope Francis: Time ripe to end ME conflict

    Pope Francis: Time ripe to end ME conflict

    Date: 2014-05-25 10:39:48 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:31 - ID:741475

    Pope Francis of Vatican on Sunday underlined the importance of ending the Middle East conflict which he termed as "increasingly unacceptable". The pope's remarks were made at a press conference held at the Palestinian presidential palace in ....

  • Pope of Vatican leads open-air mass at Church of Nativity

    Pope of Vatican leads open-air mass at Church of Nativity

    Date: 2014-05-25 09:40:59 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:28 - ID:741328

    Pope Francis of the Vatican convoy arrived at the Church of Nativity to lead an open-air mass that will be attended by more than 10,000 persons. The pope's visit to Bethlehem comes on the second day of his Middle East tour. He is expected to meet ....

  • 380 trucks carrying commodities cross Karam Abu Salem

    380 trucks carrying commodities cross Karam Abu Salem

    Date: 2014-05-25 08:44:13 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:20 - ID:741194

    Israeli authorities re-opened Karam Abu Salem crossing Sunday after having been closed over the weekend. As many as 380 trucks loaded with goods for the commercial and agricultural sectors were allowed via the crossing. ....

  • Pope of Vatican arrives in Bethlehem city

    Pope of Vatican arrives in Bethlehem city

    Date: 2014-05-25 07:03:02 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:10 - ID:740951

    Pope Francis of the Vatican and his accompanying delegation arrived here on Sunday coming from Amman on board a Jordanian plane. The pope will hold an open air mass, during his six-hour stay in Bethlehem, in Manger Square outside the Church of ....

  • Ban expresses concern about military mobilization in Libyan capital

    Ban expresses concern about military mobilization in Libyan capital

    Date: 2014-05-25 06:45:28 GMT - United Nations - Arab world - SN:2 - ID:740894

    UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon expressed deep concern by recent developments in Libya and called on all parties and military leaders to abide by their moral and legal obligations to safeguard and protect civilians. In a statement from his ....

  • Michel Suleiman leaves presidential palace

    Michel Suleiman leaves presidential palace

    Date: 2014-05-24 18:08:57 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:51 - ID:740535

    Lebanese President Michel Suleiman left the presidential palace located near Beirut ending his term in office on Saturday. Suleiman and his wife bid farewell to the workers at the palace before leaving, a source at the Lebanese presidency told ....

  • Jordanian monarch, his spouse welcome Pope of Vatican

    Jordanian monarch, his spouse welcome Pope of Vatican

    Date: 2014-05-24 12:37:18 GMT - Jordan - Arab world - SN:49 - ID:739982

    Jordanian King Abdullah II and his spouse on Saturday welcomed Vatican Pope Francis I at Husseineiya Palace. The Pope was given a red-carpet reception attended by top Jordanian officials including Prime Minister Abdullah Ensour, Head of the ....

  • AL chief takes part in conf. on pan-Arab human rights court in Manama

    AL chief takes part in conf. on pan-Arab human rights court in Manama

    Date: 2014-05-24 12:23:16 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:45 - ID:739956

    Arab League Secretary General Nabil el-Arabi left Cairo Saturday to take part in a conference on the proposed Arab court of human rights in Manama. The court would be a new civilized shift to protect human rights, el-Arabi said while on his way ....

  • Israel works on turning Jerusalem into military barrack during Vatican pope's visit - politician

    Israel works on turning Jerusalem into military barrack during Vatican pope's visit - politician

    Date: 2014-05-24 12:21:43 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:44 - ID:739951

    Israel works on turning Jerusalem into a military barrack during the visit of Vatican Pope Francis who is expected to arrive to the city on Sunday, said Fatah Revolutionary Council Member Demitri Delani. Delani told MENA that the Israeli ....

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