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  • Lebanon's president meets UNIFIL chief

    Lebanon's president meets UNIFIL chief

    Date: 2014-05-09 14:30:00 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:22 - ID:712236

    Lebanon's President Michel Sleiman met Friday Head of Mission of the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) Major-General Paolo Serra. The meeting took on the conditions in southern Lebanon, Israeli border violations along with ....

  • Yemeni defense minister vows to end Qaeda danger

    Yemeni defense minister vows to end Qaeda danger

    Date: 2014-05-09 13:59:33 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Arab world - SN:17 - ID:712181

    Yemeni Defense Minister Major General Muhammad Nasir Ahmad warned Al-Qaeda fighters that their end has drawn near. Speaking to Saudi Okaz newspaper, Ahmad said military, security and popular units are working on uprooting Qaeda militias in ....

  • 11 Yemeni soldiers wounded in roadside bomb

    11 Yemeni soldiers wounded in roadside bomb

    Date: 2014-05-09 13:50:26 GMT - Yemen - Arab world - SN:16 - ID:712164

    Eleven Yemeni soldiers were injured on Friday in a roadside bomb targeting their vehicle in eastern Sanaa. Meantime, diplomatic missions in Sanaa have beefed up security measures around their premises after al-Qaeda militants targeted some ....

  • South Sudan President in Ethiopia for peace talks with rebel leader

    South Sudan President in Ethiopia for peace talks with rebel leader

    Date: 2014-05-09 11:07:48 GMT - Ethiopia - Arab world - SN:13 - ID:711782

    South Sudanese President Salva Kiir arrived in Addis Ababa, the Ethiopian capital, on Friday for direct peace talks with rebel leader Riek Machar for the first time since fighting and ethnic violence erupted in December, BBC reported. Machar ....

  • Israeli troops launch limited incursion in eastern Khan Younis

    Israeli troops launch limited incursion in eastern Khan Younis

    Date: 2014-05-09 08:59:38 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:6 - ID:711557

    Israeli occupation forces launched a limited incursion into a town in eastern Khan Younis in southern Gaza Strip. Israeli bulldozers scooped agricultural lands in the area. ....

  • Syria calls for immediate measures against countries supporting terror in its lands

    Syria calls for immediate measures against countries supporting terror in its lands

    Date: 2014-05-09 08:43:09 GMT - Syria - Arab world - SN:3 - ID:711530

    The Syrian Foreign Ministry called on the UN secretary general and chairman of the UN Security Council to take immediate measures against the countries that support terror in Syria. It also called for obliging these states to stop presenting ....

  • First coronavirus case detected in Lebanon

    First coronavirus case detected in Lebanon

    Date: 2014-05-08 18:44:51 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:24 - ID:711055

    Lebanese Health Minister Wael Abou Faour announced on Thursday afternoon that the first case of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus has been detected in Lebanon, Naharnet reported. "One person has been diagnosed with MERS, and he was ....

  • Intelligence chief of eastern Libya gunned down

    Intelligence chief of eastern Libya gunned down

    Date: 2014-05-08 18:39:54 GMT - Libya - Arab world - SN:22 - ID:711050

    Head of general intelligence in eastern Libya Colonel Ibrahim al-Senussi Akila was shot dead in the city of Benghazi on Thursday. "Unidentified gunmen shot the intelligence chief for eastern Libya in Benghazi and then fled the scene of the ....

  • Saudi Arabia calls for urgent meeting for Arab FMs over Syria

    Saudi Arabia calls for urgent meeting for Arab FMs over Syria

    Date: 2014-05-08 12:19:03 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:13 - ID:710304

    Saudi Arabia called for an extraordinary meeting of Arab foreign ministers on Monday in the capital Riyadh for discussing the Syrian civil war, an Arab diplomat said on Thursday. The diplomat said Arab League chief Nabil el-Arabi is making ....

  • Lebanon fails for 3rd time to elect new president

    Lebanon fails for 3rd time to elect new president

    Date: 2014-05-07 13:23:30 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:23 - ID:708649

    Lebanon's Chamber of Deputies failed on Wednesday to elect a new president of the country in the third round of voting over lack of a necessary two-thirds quorum. Speaker Nabih Berri scheduled another voting session for May 15. Incumbent ....

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