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  • Lebanese army seize Syrian opposition military official

    Lebanese army seize Syrian opposition military official

    Date: 2014-04-28 20:23:21 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:98 - ID:693222

    The Lebanese army detained Mohamed Abdel Dayem, Syrian opposition military official in Kalamoon and Quseir areas, a Lebanese security source told MENA on Monday. Abdel Dayem was prevented among others from entering Lebanon. They were ....

  • Brahimi to brief UN Security Council on Syrian crisis

    Brahimi to brief UN Security Council on Syrian crisis

    Date: 2014-04-28 20:17:21 GMT - United Nations - Arab world - SN:95 - ID:693209

    Joint UN–Arab League Special Envoy to Syria Lakhdar Brahimi will brief the UN Security Council in May on the latest developments of the Syrian crisis, said UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric. Brahimi will present his report in a closed session ....

  • AL meets on regional issues

    AL meets on regional issues

    Date: 2014-04-28 12:47:19 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:57 - ID:692316

    A meeting of the Arab League at the level of permanent delegates will discuss resolutions issued by the 2014 Kuwait-hosted Arab Summit, said the pan-Arab body's chief Nabil Arabi in a speech. There are topics that should be mulled by the Arab ....

  • Bouteflika takes constitutional oath

    Bouteflika takes constitutional oath

    Date: 2014-04-28 11:31:14 GMT - Algeria - Arab world - SN:43 - ID:692056

    Algerian President Abdel Aziz Bouteflika took the constitutional oath as president for the fourth term in office in accordance with the Algerian constitution. Bouteflika reviewed the honor guards before taking the oath and was saluted by the ....

  • Iraqi forces cast ballots in parliamentary polls

    Iraqi forces cast ballots in parliamentary polls

    Date: 2014-04-28 11:19:47 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:21 - ID:691514

    Amid tight security, Iraqi forces and security personnel flocked to polling stations on Monday to cast their votes in the second day of the three-stage parliamentary elections after the vote of Iraqi expatriates. Voting started at 7:00 a.m. in ....

  • Syria's Assad to run for 3rd term

    Syria's Assad to run for 3rd term

    Date: 2014-04-28 11:17:37 GMT - Syria - Arab world - SN:40 - ID:692024

    Syrian President Bashar Assad declared on Monday he will run for re-election in a vote on June 3, Al-Arabiya channel reported. Parliament Speaker Mohammad al-Laham made the announcement during a televised session of Syria's parliament. ....

  • Kidnapped diplomats in good health, to be released soon -- Libya PM

    Kidnapped diplomats in good health, to be released soon -- Libya PM

    Date: 2014-04-28 11:16:30 GMT - Libya - Arab world - SN:39 - ID:692021

    Libyan Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thinni said on Monday that two kidnapped diplomats will be released soon. The Jordanian ambassador and the Tunisian diplomat are in good health, al-Thinni told a local TV channel. He said such kidnaps are ....

  • EU renews support to Libyan people, institutions

    EU renews support to Libyan people, institutions

    Date: 2014-04-28 11:15:13 GMT - Libya - Arab world - SN:38 - ID:692019

    The European Union renewed support to the Libyan people and institutions to lay down a stable and flourishing state on the basis of national reconciliation, justice, respect of human rights and sovereignty of law. On its website Monday, the EU ....

  • Bouteflika to swear in as Algerian president

    Bouteflika to swear in as Algerian president

    Date: 2014-04-28 10:21:29 GMT - Algeria - Arab world - SN:34 - ID:691865

    President Abdelaziz Bouteflika arrived to the Palace of Nations to be sworn in as Algerian president after winning the presidential elections for the fourth time. He got 81.35 percent of the voters. ....

  • Arab League Council convenes emergency meeting on Arab situation

    Arab League Council convenes emergency meeting on Arab situation

    Date: 2014-04-28 10:09:04 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:31 - ID:691817

    The Arab League Council convened on Monday an emergency meeting at the level of permanent delegates to discuss the latest developments in Palestine, Syria and Libya. The emergency meeting will be chaired by Morocco and in the presence of Arab ....

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