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  • Parliament session to elect president adjourned for lack of quorum

    Parliament session to elect president adjourned for lack of quorum

    Date: 2014-04-30 10:22:15 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:30 - ID:696030

    The Lebanese Parliament session to elect a new president of the country was adjourned on Wednesday for lack of quorum. A two-thirds quorum (86) of the legislature’s 128 members is required for any electoral session. Speaker Nabih Berri ....

  • Israel allows 430 trucks into Gaza

    Israel allows 430 trucks into Gaza

    Date: 2014-04-30 09:16:24 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:23 - ID:695848

    Israeli occupation forces allowed the entry of 430 trucks laden with commodities into the Gaza Strip via Karam Abu Salem (Kerem Shalom) crossing. Raed Fattouh, the chairman of the coordination committee for the entry of goods into the Gaza Strip, ....

  • US to cut off aid to Palestinian Authority

    US to cut off aid to Palestinian Authority

    Date: 2014-04-30 08:44:33 GMT - USA - Arab world - SN:14 - ID:695741

    The US State Department said the Palestinian Authority (PA) will risk losing its American funding, which constitutes $440 million in 2014, if it goes through with creating a unity government with Hamas. "Let me be utterly clear about our policy ....

  • June 30 Rev. leads to positive changes in Palestinian cause - Fatah official

    June 30 Rev. leads to positive changes in Palestinian cause - Fatah official

    Date: 2014-04-30 08:38:44 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:12 - ID:695732

    Senior Fatah official Azzam Al-Ahmad, who is responsible for national reconciliation file, said Tuesday that the June 30 Revolution in Egypt would lead to positive changes on the Palestinian cause. Al Ahmad made the remarks during a meeting to ....

  • Hamas: No decision yet on participation in presidential vote

    Hamas: No decision yet on participation in presidential vote

    Date: 2014-04-30 08:34:07 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:7 - ID:695683

    Hamas group denied Tuesday reports saying it would participate in the oncoming Palestinian presidential election, asserting that any possible roles in the coming voting "is under consideration'. In a statement, the group dismissed a media report ....

  • Call for exceptions from prohibiting relations with Israel at conf. on Al Quds

    Call for exceptions from prohibiting relations with Israel at conf. on Al Quds

    Date: 2014-04-30 08:32:48 GMT - Jordan - Arab world - SN:10 - ID:695718

    A number of participants at the first international conference on Al Quds, held in Amman, called Tuesday for excepting the visits to the holy Mosque of Al Aqsa from a Fatwa that prohibits normalizing relations with Israel. Addressing the ....

  • 5 killed, injured in Tikrit ambush

    5 killed, injured in Tikrit ambush

    Date: 2014-04-29 17:32:47 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:29 - ID:694453

    An Iraqi officer was killed and four soldiers were injured on Tuesday when they were attacked by gunmen in Tikrit in Salahuddin province, 170 km north of Baghdad, a security source said. The source added that an Iraqi army's patrol was heading ....

  • Palestinian Cabinet praises Egypt, Saudi Arabia roles in achieving national reconciliation

    Palestinian Cabinet praises Egypt, Saudi Arabia roles in achieving national reconciliation

    Date: 2014-04-29 15:55:52 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:52 - ID:694864

    The Palestinian Cabinet thanked all those who contributed to achieving national reconciliation, especially Egypt and Saudi Arabia. During its weekly session under Prime Minister Rami al-Hamdallah on Tuesday, the cabinet congratulated the ....

  • Fund to be created to support Al-Quds: Fatah official

    Fund to be created to support Al-Quds: Fatah official

    Date: 2014-04-29 15:47:29 GMT - Jordan - Arab world - SN:49 - ID:694836

    A fund will be created by a group of Palestinian businessmen with a capital hitting one billion dollars to support Al-Quds (the occupied East Jerusalem), senior Fatah official Azzam Al-Ahmad has said. The fund is meant to save the Islamic and ....

  • Jordan King: AP has key role to enhance Arab cooperation

    Jordan King: AP has key role to enhance Arab cooperation

    Date: 2014-04-29 15:37:51 GMT - Jordan - Arab world - SN:47 - ID:694811

    Jordanian King Abdullah II on Tuesday emphasized the Arab Parliament's (AP) role in promoting cooperation and perpetuating communication and coordination among Arab parliaments, particularly in the area of legislation, Petra News Agency ....

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