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  • 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 ....

  • Hamas seeks achieving Palestinian reconciliation

    Hamas seeks achieving Palestinian reconciliation

    Date: 2014-05-07 07:04:33 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:5 - ID:707596

    Hamas movement said Tuesday it had taken all necessary measures that would ensure the success of the Palestinian reconciliation. Among these measures were releasing a number of prisoners and allowing Al-Quds newspaper to be distributed in the ....

  • UK condemns attacks on Libyan security forces in Benghazi

    UK condemns attacks on Libyan security forces in Benghazi

    Date: 2014-05-06 18:38:02 GMT - United Kingdom - Arab world - SN:71 - ID:707202

    The United Kingdom condemned Tuesday the ongoing attacks that target Libya's security forces in Benghazi. The British government made the remarks in a joint statement by the United Kingdom, France, the Untied States, Italy and Germany condemning ....

  • Fatah official briefs Egypt, South Africa, Spain ambassadors on latest developments in Palestinian arena

    Fatah official briefs Egypt, South Africa, Spain ambassadors on latest developments in Palestinian arena

    Date: 2014-05-06 17:11:49 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:58 - ID:707042

    Member of the Fatah Central Committee Azzam al-Ahmad said Tuesday he briefed ambassadors Wael Attiya of Egypt, Mongeza Makalima of South Africa and Juan Jose Escobar of Spain, on the latest political developments in the Palestinian ....

  • AU supports Libya's transition: official

    AU supports Libya's transition: official

    Date: 2014-05-06 16:14:36 GMT - Libya - Arab world - SN:46 - ID:706920

    The African Union has supported Libya since the ouster of slain leader Muammar Ghaddafi, said Ambassador Mondher Rezgui, special representative of the AU Commission's head. The AU reiterates its continuing support for Libya's democratic ....

  • Fire erupts at oil refinery in Baghdad

    Fire erupts at oil refinery in Baghdad

    Date: 2014-05-06 15:52:18 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:13 - ID:706341

    A major fire erupted an oil refinery southern Baghdad, causing damages to the facility, a police source said. He said he has no information about any casualties caused by the fire. The source, asked to be unnamed, said firefighters are still ....

  • Asia Media summit kicks off in Saudi Arabia

    Asia Media summit kicks off in Saudi Arabia

    Date: 2014-05-06 14:27:04 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Arab world - SN:33 - ID:706714

    Saudi Minister of Culture and Information Abdulaziz bin Mohiuddin Khoja, opened on Tuesday the 11th Asia Media summit 2014 (AMS), under the title : Media and Diversity: Enriching the Broadcasting Experience. Khoja delivered the opening speech on ....

  • Forming mini-cabinet working on national accord: Libyan interim PM

    Forming mini-cabinet working on national accord: Libyan interim PM

    Date: 2014-05-06 13:58:49 GMT - Libya - Arab world - SN:29 - ID:706644

    Libyan Interim Prime Minister Ahmad Mitig said that he will confer with opinion leaders to form a mini-cabinet that works on realizing national accord. The new government will focus on activating the judicial system and national reconciliation in ....

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