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  • 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 ....

  • AL receives 26.5 mln dollars from Algeria for Palestine

    AL receives 26.5 mln dollars from Algeria for Palestine

    Date: 2014-04-29 13:21:47 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:27 - ID:694432

    The Arab League announced Tuesday that it received a sum of 26.5 million dollars from the Republic of Algeria as a contribution to the Palestinian Authority's budget. Deputy Secretary General of the Arab League Ahmed Ben Helli said that such step ....

  • Mortar shells hit central Damascus, kill 14 and wounded 86

    Mortar shells hit central Damascus, kill 14 and wounded 86

    Date: 2014-04-29 13:02:06 GMT - Syria - Arab world - SN:22 - ID:694388

    A series of mortar shells slammed into central Damascus on Tuesday, killing 14 people and wounding scores, Fox News Network reported. The attacks in the Syrian capital came a day after President Bashar Assad announced his candidacy for the June 3 ....

  • Libya's 'Ansar Sharia' group rejects democracy

    Libya's 'Ansar Sharia' group rejects democracy

    Date: 2014-04-29 12:41:29 GMT - Libya - Arab world - SN:19 - ID:694333

    The extremist 'Ansar al-Sharia' in Libya has rejected democracy and all its mechanisms and tools. "Democracy is forbidden in Islam," the group said in a statement on Facebook. The group slammed the democracy for destroying the concept of Shura ....

  • Friends of Yemen conference held in London

    Friends of Yemen conference held in London

    Date: 2014-04-29 12:33:18 GMT - United Kingdom - Arab world - SN:17 - ID:694313

    Friends of Yemen conference opened here under Yemeni Foreign Minister Abu Bakr al-Qirbi and Prince Turki Al-Kabeer, the Undersecretary of the Saudi Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The meeting was chaired by UK Foreign Secretary William Hague. ....

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