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  • 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 ....

  • 350 trucks allowed into Karam Abu Salem

    350 trucks allowed into Karam Abu Salem

    Date: 2014-04-28 08:29:51 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:19 - ID:691492

    Israeli forces allowed 350 trucks loaded with goods to enter via Karam Abu Salem crossing. The trucks are loaded with goods for the commercial and agricultural sectors as well as aid supplies and transport, said Head of the Coordination Committee ....

  • PLO appreciates Egypt role in reconciliation

    PLO appreciates Egypt role in reconciliation

    Date: 2014-04-28 08:13:01 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:17 - ID:691478

    The central council of the Palestinian Liberation Organization expressed appreciation on Sunday for Egypt for brokering national reconciliation and reaching a recently-signed agreement. The council, at the close of its 26th round in Ramallah, ....

  • Syrian regime troops killed, injured in blast in Aleppo - activists

    Syrian regime troops killed, injured in blast in Aleppo - activists

    Date: 2014-04-28 07:51:25 GMT - Syria - Arab world - SN:7 - ID:691418

    Six Syrian regime soldiers were killed and dozens others were injured on Sunday when opposition fighters blew up a government building in Aleppo in northern Syria, said activists. Sky News which carried the news gave no further details. ....

  • Saudi Arabia: 339 MERS cases, 102 deaths

    Saudi Arabia: 339 MERS cases, 102 deaths

    Date: 2014-04-28 07:35:53 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Arab world - SN:3 - ID:691390

    The Saudi Health Ministry announced that the death toll from the Middle East respiratory syndrome corona virus, or MERS-CoV has hit 102 and 339 infection cases were confirmed. The 16 further cases confirmed on Sunday included two in Riyadh, eight ....

  • Iraqi civilian killed, 4 injured in Baghdad market blast

    Iraqi civilian killed, 4 injured in Baghdad market blast

    Date: 2014-04-27 15:54:17 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:45 - ID:690730

    An Iraqi civilian was killed and four others injured when a bomb hit a popular market in western Baghdad on Sunday. An explosive charge went off at the market located in the western district of Ghazaliya, leaving behind the casualties, a security ....

  • Salva Kiir asserts keenness on building special relations with Sudan

    Salva Kiir asserts keenness on building special relations with Sudan

    Date: 2014-04-27 14:37:46 GMT - Sudan - Arab world - SN:36 - ID:690594

    South Sudan's President Salva Kiir stressed keenness on creating highly distinguished relations with Sudan. Speaking at a meeting of the third Tana high-level forum on security in Africa, hosted by Ethiopia, he said the peoples of Sudan and South ....

  • Qaeda leader killed in ambush south of Baghdad

    Qaeda leader killed in ambush south of Baghdad

    Date: 2014-04-27 13:29:02 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:31 - ID:690425

    Iraqi security forces killed Sunday a leader of al-Qaeda in an ambush south of Baghdad, a security source said. A force from Brigade 23, 17th Infantry Division managed to kill one of al-Qaeda terrorist leaders named Ismail Hamid al-Obeidi in ....

  • 7 Iraqi army members killed, injured in suicide bombing in Ramadi

    7 Iraqi army members killed, injured in suicide bombing in Ramadi

    Date: 2014-04-27 12:15:09 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:29 - ID:690244

    Two army members were killed and five others injured in a blast of a booby-trapped car targeting a military checkpoint in Ramadi in Anbar governorate, a security source said Sunday. A security force sealed off the area and ambulances rushed to ....

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