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  • AL chief arrives in Riyadh to partake in economic forum

    AL chief arrives in Riyadh to partake in economic forum

    Date: 2014-05-12 14:58:46 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Arab world - SN:56 - ID:717482

    Arab League Secretary General Nabil el-Arabi arrived Monday in Riyadh to take part in an economic forum between the Arab states and Central Asia and Azerbaijan, to kick off Tuesday. The forum aims to promote cooperation between the two groups in ....

  • 13 killed, injured in bombing in southern Baghdad

    13 killed, injured in bombing in southern Baghdad

    Date: 2014-05-12 10:34:14 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:3 - ID:716284

    Two people were killed and 11 others injured when an explosive device went off in southern Baghdad, an Iraqi security source said Monday. A security force sealed off the site of the explosion, the source said. An armed group kidnapped seven ....

  • Finland follows up inter-Palestinian rapprochement: FM

    Finland follows up inter-Palestinian rapprochement: FM

    Date: 2014-05-12 09:48:09 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Arab world - SN:31 - ID:716630

    Finland's Foreign Minister Erkki Tuomioja renewed support for an Arab League initiative for peace with Israel. The initiative envisions comprehensive and just peace in the region, Tuomioja told Okaz of Saudi Arabia in an interview. He said his ....

  • Arab League lashes out at 'racial' Israeli bill on prisoners

    Arab League lashes out at 'racial' Israeli bill on prisoners

    Date: 2014-05-12 09:44:34 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:30 - ID:716617

    The Arab League expressed concern on Monday over a draft law in Israel that bans the release of Palestinian prisoners. "It's very dangerous bill," Mohamed Sobeih, the assistant chief of the pan-Arab body for Palestine, said. The bill grants ....

  • Israel allows 290 trucks into Gaza Strip

    Israel allows 290 trucks into Gaza Strip

    Date: 2014-05-12 09:40:47 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:28 - ID:716604

    Israeli forces decided on Monday to allow 290 trucks into Gaza Strip via Karm Abu Salem crossing. The trucks are loaded with goods for the commercial and agricultural sectors as well as aid supplies, said Raed Fattouh, Chairman of the ....

  • Libya court head survives assassination attempt

    Libya court head survives assassination attempt

    Date: 2014-05-12 09:39:20 GMT - Libya - Arab world - SN:27 - ID:716594

    A Libyan court head survived an assassination attempt in Dernah city on Monday, a local spokesman said. Judge Abel-Aziz al-Trapolsy was critically wounded when gunmen opened fire at him near his house in Bab Shehah. He underwent two surgeries ....

  • Libyan PM-designate terms foreign interfering in Libya as

    Libyan PM-designate terms foreign interfering in Libya as "unacceptable"

    Date: 2014-05-12 09:06:01 GMT - Libya - Arab world - SN:22 - ID:716487

    Libyan Prime Minister-designate Ahmed Maiteeq termed any foreign interference in Libyan affairs as "unacceptable". In statements to Al-Nabaa news channel Sunday, Maiteeq eliminated that the international community would interfere. ....

  • Israel allows Gazans to visit relatives in Rimon prison

    Israel allows Gazans to visit relatives in Rimon prison

    Date: 2014-05-12 08:11:52 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:18 - ID:716383

    Israeli occupation authorities allowed on Monday dozens of prisoners' relatives in the Gaza Strip to visit them in Rimon prison in Negev, south Israel. Some 77 family members of the prisoners, including 10 children under the age of ten, went ....

  • 3 MB-affiliated clerics suspended in Saudi Arabia

    3 MB-affiliated clerics suspended in Saudi Arabia

    Date: 2014-05-12 08:10:16 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Arab world - SN:17 - ID:716381

    Saudi Arabia suspended three mosque imams for ever for their affiliation with the Muslim Brotherhood and their contact with the group members in other Arab countries, Okaz newspaper out Monday reported. The trio will not be allowed to lead ....

  • Six Qaeda operatives killed in Yemen

    Six Qaeda operatives killed in Yemen

    Date: 2014-05-12 08:09:24 GMT - Yemen - Arab world - SN:16 - ID:716379

    Six al-Qaeda militants were killed in an air strike over eastern the capital, tribal sources said on Monday. The air raid was carried out by a drone, the sources said as quoted by Radio France Internationale. No further details were available. ....

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