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  • Beirut bomb dismantled

    Beirut bomb dismantled

    Date: 2014-05-20 12:38:37 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:35 - ID:732566

    A Lebanese army expert on Tuesday dismantled a bomb in a residential area in Rmaileh, south of Beirut. The bomb was connected to a detonator and a gasoline container. ....

  • Daash leader arrested in Iraq

    Daash leader arrested in Iraq

    Date: 2014-05-20 11:12:00 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:18 - ID:732314

    The Desert and Island Operations Command arrested on Tuesday a leader affiliated to the terrorist Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (Daash) in western Anbar province, 110 km west of Baghdad. The forces arrested the leader with a number of ....

  • UAE shuts down embassy in Libya

    UAE shuts down embassy in Libya

    Date: 2014-05-19 18:52:45 GMT - Libya - Arab world - SN:79 - ID:731128

    The United Arab Emirates has closed its embassy in the Libyan capital Tripoli and asked its staff to leave the country in light of the current security situation, a high-level source of the embassy told MENA. Earlier on Monday, Saudi ambassador ....

  • Lebanon is waiting for Egyptian presidential polls: LF party leader

    Lebanon is waiting for Egyptian presidential polls: LF party leader

    Date: 2014-05-19 14:54:58 GMT - France - Arab world - SN:59 - ID:730786

    Leader of the Lebanese Forces (LF) Party Samir Geagea said Monday that Lebanon is impatiently waiting for the Egyptian presidential elections to end, expecting Egypt would regain its leading position in the Middle East region after that. ....

  • Hamas, Hezbollah behind prison breaks in 2011 - witness

    Hamas, Hezbollah behind prison breaks in 2011 - witness

    Date: 2014-05-19 12:54:43 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:49 - ID:730516

    The prison breaks that occurred during the January 2011 were planned by the Palestinian Hamas and Lebanese Hezbollah movements, Muslim Brotherhood elements and extremist Sinai Bedouins, a prosecution witness in the trial of the case, which involves ....

  • Arab League condemns violence escalation in Libya

    Arab League condemns violence escalation in Libya

    Date: 2014-05-19 12:16:14 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:46 - ID:730363

    Arab League Secretary General Nabil el-Arabi expressed deep concern over the escalation of violence in Libya. The Arab League chief condemned, in a statement on Monday, repeated attacks during the past few days against Libyan officials as well as ....

  • 5 killed, wounded in Baghdad bombing

    5 killed, wounded in Baghdad bombing

    Date: 2014-05-19 11:34:32 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:24 - ID:729780

    One person was killed and four were wounded in a bomb explosion in western Baghdad on Monday, a security source said. Security forces cordoned off the area and moved the wounded to a nearby hospital. Meanwhile, five unidentified bodies were ....

  • Saudi Arabia shuts down embassy in Tripoli

    Saudi Arabia shuts down embassy in Tripoli

    Date: 2014-05-19 11:18:45 GMT - Libya - Arab world - SN:44 - ID:730162

    Saudi Arabia's Embassy in Tripoli was closed on Monday, said a high-profile source at the embassy. The source told MENA that the staff of the embassy is going to leave Libya after the Saudi Foreign Ministry ordered the shutdown of the embassy. ....

  • Egypt shoulders historic responsibility towards Palestinian cause, says advisor

    Egypt shoulders historic responsibility towards Palestinian cause, says advisor

    Date: 2014-05-19 11:03:40 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:40 - ID:730130

    Palestinian Presidential Advisor for International Relations Dr Abdullah Al-Afranji asserted that Egypt has shouldered "historic" responsibility towards the Palestinian issue, voicing hope over the presidential elections to restore Egypt's stability ....

  • Syrian opposition government defense minister quits

    Syrian opposition government defense minister quits

    Date: 2014-05-19 10:39:01 GMT - Syria - Arab world - SN:37 - ID:730073

    Defense Minister of the Syrian opposition government Asaad Moustafa has resigned complaining of his ministry's inability to meet the needs of the Free Syrian Army. A lot is wanted but there is nothing that the ministry can offer, "that is why I ....

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