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  • 79 killed in violent actions Sunday

    79 killed in violent actions Sunday

    Date: 2014-05-12 08:05:53 GMT - Syria - Arab world - SN:13 - ID:716364

    Seventy-nine people were killed Sunday in violence in different parts of Syria, said the Local Coordination Committees of Syria. Free army groups targeted an air base in Rif Dimashq, causing human and material losses, activists said. ....

  • AL chief to head for Saudi Arabia Monday

    AL chief to head for Saudi Arabia Monday

    Date: 2014-05-11 15:49:16 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:49 - ID:715650

    Arab League Secretary General Nabil el-Arabi will head for Saudi Arabia on Monday to take part in the first Economic Forum and Arab Cooperation with Central Asia and Azerbaijan, slated for Tuesday. This is the first meeting to be held in ....

  • Hamas condemns detaining 8 Palestinian refugees coming from Syria in northern Lebanon

    Hamas condemns detaining 8 Palestinian refugees coming from Syria in northern Lebanon

    Date: 2014-05-11 14:24:09 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:39 - ID:715467

    Hamas Movement has condemned detaining eight Palestinian refugees coming from Syria at Al-Bared refugee camp in northern Lebanon. This came in a statement released by the Hamas Palestinian Refugees Affairs Office. The statement said Hamas has ....

  • 4 killed, injured; 2 bodies found in Baghdad

    4 killed, injured; 2 bodies found in Baghdad

    Date: 2014-05-11 11:58:33 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:29 - ID:715102

    One person was killed and three were injured when an explosive device went off in northern Baghdad Sunday, a security source said. Bodies of two unknown men with bullets in the head and the chest were found here. The bomb was planted on the ....

  • Palestinian FM meets delegation from national campaign for the return of Al-Mahd deportees

    Palestinian FM meets delegation from national campaign for the return of Al-Mahd deportees

    Date: 2014-05-11 11:21:55 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:26 - ID:714974

    Palestinian Foreign Minister Riad al-Maliki met Sunday with a delegation of the National Campaign for the Return of Al-Mahd (Church of Nativity) Deportees “Ahya”, under Kefah Harb, and in the presence of the family of the deportees. During the ....

  • Libya court resumes trial of 37 Qaddafi-regime officials

    Libya court resumes trial of 37 Qaddafi-regime officials

    Date: 2014-05-11 08:56:33 GMT - Libya - Arab world - SN:17 - ID:714623

    South Tripoli court resumed on Sunday the trial of 37 Gaddafi-era officials, including his son Saif al-Islam, ex-intelligence chief Abdullah Sanoussi and former premier al-Baghdadi al-Mahmoudi. They face charges of killing protesters, committing ....

  • Iraqi parliament defense committee accuses Israel of arming Daash group

    Iraqi parliament defense committee accuses Israel of arming Daash group

    Date: 2014-05-11 08:53:47 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:16 - ID:714611

    The Iraqi parliament security and defense committee has accused Israel of providing the so-called Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant or better known as Daash with arms to fight the Iraqi army in the ongoing battles in Anbar governorate, in western ....

  • 22 soldiers killed, wounded in armed attack in Mosul

    22 soldiers killed, wounded in armed attack in Mosul

    Date: 2014-05-11 08:40:34 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:9 - ID:714502

    Twenty two people were killed and wounded in an armed attack on a military barrack in southern Mosul on Sunday, a security source said. The source, who declined to be identified, said gunmen driving a four-by-four vehicle attacked the military ....

  • 350 trucks allowed into GS via Karm Abu Salem crossing

    350 trucks allowed into GS via Karm Abu Salem crossing

    Date: 2014-05-11 08:09:11 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:12 - ID:714519

    Israeli forces re-opened Karm Abu Salem crossing Sunday after the weekend allowing 350 commodity trucks into Gaza. The trucks are loaded with goods for the commercial and agricultural sectors as well as aid supplies, said Raed Fattouh, Chairman ....

  • South Sudan govt committed to ceasefire deal - spokesman

    South Sudan govt committed to ceasefire deal - spokesman

    Date: 2014-05-11 07:48:14 GMT - South Sudan - Arab world - SN:7 - ID:714479

    South Sudanese President Salva Kiir's spokesman, Ateny Wek Ateny, told the BBC that the government is committed to the ceasefire deal brokered with rebel leader Riek Machar on Friday. "It was up to Machar to rebuild the trust lost during the ....

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