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  • AL asserts its support for AU policies in confronting challenges facing African people

    AL asserts its support for AU policies in confronting challenges facing African people

    Date: 2014-05-19 09:29:29 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:30 - ID:729913

    The Arab League asserted its backing for the African Union policies in confronting hardships and challenges facing the African continent's people, voicing hope that such policies could achieve the economic and social development goals for the black ....

  • Tripoli clashes leave 2 dead, 66 wounded

    Tripoli clashes leave 2 dead, 66 wounded

    Date: 2014-05-19 08:59:30 GMT - Libya - Arab world - SN:27 - ID:729838

    Deadly clashes between armed militias and Libyan forces in the precincts of the parliament headquarters in Tripoli on Sunday left two dead and 66 wounded, the Libyan Health Ministry said Monday. This is the final toll provided by Tripoli ....

  • More visitors expected after Pope of Vatican visit to baptism site

    More visitors expected after Pope of Vatican visit to baptism site

    Date: 2014-05-19 08:51:32 GMT - Jordan - Arab world - SN:26 - ID:729821

    Jordan, home to many Islamic and Christian holy sites, expects the visit of Pope Francis of the Vatican to the kingdom on May 24 to increase the number of visitors to the Jordan River baptism site, that now stands at 90,000 visitors ....

  • 400 trucks allowed into GS via Karm Abu Salem crossing

    400 trucks allowed into GS via Karm Abu Salem crossing

    Date: 2014-05-19 08:20:08 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:19 - ID:729714

    Israeli occupation authorities on Monday reopened Karam Abu Salem trade crossing, south east of the strip, after a two-day closure due to Israeli holidays. Raed Fattouh, chairman of the coordination committee for the entry of goods into the Gaza ....

  • Cautious calm prevails in Tripoli after deadly clashes

    Cautious calm prevails in Tripoli after deadly clashes

    Date: 2014-05-19 07:05:44 GMT - Libya - Arab world - SN:9 - ID:729489

    A cautious calm prevailed in the Libyan capital on Monday after deadly clashes between Libyan security forces and armed militias in the precincts of the parliament headquarters, a security source told MENA. Two civilians were killed and 55 others ....

  • Algerian-Libyan borders on alert over security fears

    Algerian-Libyan borders on alert over security fears

    Date: 2014-05-19 06:56:34 GMT - Algeria - Arab world - SN:13 - ID:729508

    A state of alert was announced along Algerian-Libyan borders after security situation in Libya was worsened, Al-ShorouK newspaper reported on Monday. Quoting reliable sources, the paper said Algerian army has information that armed Libyan ....

  • AL meeting to review its charter

    AL meeting to review its charter

    Date: 2014-05-18 14:32:46 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:43 - ID:728713

    A meeting was held Sunday at the Arab League (AL) for the working group tasked with reviewing the league's charter and ways of developing the Arab joint action. The meeting was headed by Ahmed Qattan, representative of Saudi Arabia to the ....

  • Lebanese PM to visit Saudi Arabia Monday

    Lebanese PM to visit Saudi Arabia Monday

    Date: 2014-05-18 14:00:55 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Arab world - SN:38 - ID:728632

    Lebanese Prime Minister Tammam Salam is scheduled to visit Saudi Arabia on Monday, Saudi Press Agency reported. It gave no further details. Meantime, the Lebanese News Agency quoted Saudi Ambassador in Beirut Ali Asiri as saying that Salam's ....

  • 8 killed, injured in mortar attack in Fallujah

    8 killed, injured in mortar attack in Fallujah

    Date: 2014-05-18 08:28:00 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:20 - ID:727835

    Four people were killed and four injured in a mortar shell attack on various residential areas of Fallujah in the Anbar province on Sunday. Fallujah Hospital received the eight casualties this morning, a medical source at the hospital ....

  • Syrian opposition leader asks for arms to face Syrian regime air forces

    Syrian opposition leader asks for arms to face Syrian regime air forces

    Date: 2014-05-18 07:20:33 GMT - France - Arab world - SN:15 - ID:727678

    Ahmad Jarba, head of the opposition Syrian National Coalition, has asked for the possession of all types of arms to enable the moderate opposition troops confront the Syrian regime troops. Interviewed by the French newspaper "Le Journal du ....

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