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  • Israel closes Karm Abu Salem, Erez crossings for two days

    Israel closes Karm Abu Salem, Erez crossings for two days

    Date: 2014-05-05 08:39:04 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:19 - ID:703779

    The Israeli occupation forces decided on Monday to close Karm Abu Salem (Kerem Shalom) crossing for two days on the occasion of Israel's celebrating Yom Ha'atzmaut which is a modern holiday celebrating the so-called Israel's ....

  • Palestinian Foreign Ministry undersecretary asserts importance of historical ties with Egypt

    Palestinian Foreign Ministry undersecretary asserts importance of historical ties with Egypt

    Date: 2014-05-05 08:22:22 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:14 - ID:703724

    Palestinian Foreign Ministry Undersecretary Tayseer Jaradat asserted the importance of historical Egyptian-Palestinian relations. Jaradat will head his country's delegation to the preparatory meetings of the higher Palestinian-Egyptian ....

  • Wildfire engulfs forests in Lebanon

    Wildfire engulfs forests in Lebanon

    Date: 2014-05-05 08:11:50 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:13 - ID:703707

    A huge fire ravaged Wadi Al-Sit forests on the outskirts of Betchay in Lebanon, local media reported. Tens of meters of billowing smoke covered the skies of the region, a thing which made the fire-fighting brigade's mission to extinguish the fire ....

  • Humanitarian situation in Gaza

    Humanitarian situation in Gaza "difficult": Red Cross director to MENA

    Date: 2014-05-05 08:08:13 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:12 - ID:703692

    Director of the Red Cross Mission in Gaza Christian Cardon asserted that the humanitarian situation in the besieged enclave is "difficult" and more aid supplies are needed. The problems of unemployment, poverty, chronic shortage of fuel, lack of ....

  • Election of Libya PM -- deputy speaker

    Election of Libya PM -- deputy speaker

    Date: 2014-05-05 07:50:14 GMT - Libya - Arab world - SN:9 - ID:703658

    The election of Ahmed Maiteeq as new prime minister is invalid, Libya's deputy parliamentary speaker has declared in a letter published on a government website on Sunday. Maiteeq had failed to obtain the necessary quorum during a parliamentary ....

  • Lebanese army arrests suspect over making bombs

    Lebanese army arrests suspect over making bombs

    Date: 2014-05-05 07:28:56 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:2 - ID:703605

    The Lebanese army arrested a suspect over involvement in making car bombs. The man, identified as Ali Amon, was captured in Arsal town in eastern Lebanon. ....

  • Libya's former PM says MB

    Libya's former PM says MB "hypocrites"

    Date: 2014-05-04 15:09:58 GMT - Libya - Arab world - SN:34 - ID:702906

    Libyan former prime minister Ali Zeidan described the Muslim Brotherhood as hypocrites. In an interview with Sky news on Sunday, he said that the brotherhood members are telling lies in an attempt to defame their opponents. Zeidan also spoke ....

  • Jordan PM: Int'l community neglects Syrian refugees

    Jordan PM: Int'l community neglects Syrian refugees

    Date: 2014-05-04 14:27:34 GMT - Jordan - Arab world - SN:29 - ID:702809

    Jordan's Prime Minister Abdullah Ensour said Sunday the international community neglected the issue of Syrian refugees over the recent period and they became a source of pressure on the host nations. Addressing the 3rd ministerial meeting of the ....

  • Musawi denies publications on secret visit of Iraqi PM to Iran

    Musawi denies publications on secret visit of Iraqi PM to Iran

    Date: 2014-05-04 10:36:52 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:16 - ID:702290

    Ali Musawi, Media adviser to Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki denied Sunday reports on a secret visit by Maliki to Iran, asserting that he did not leave Iraq. The news was published in the Saudi newspaper al-Hayat, Musawi saidŲŒ adding that Maliki ....

  • 9 persons killed, injured in mortar shelling on Falloujah

    9 persons killed, injured in mortar shelling on Falloujah

    Date: 2014-05-04 08:49:05 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:10 - ID:702029

    At least nine persons were killed and injured in mortar shelling on Falloujah city in Anbar governorate, situated some 110 kilometers west of Baghdad, according to a medical source. The source said Falloujah hospital received two dead and seven ....

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