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  • Berri sets presidential election session for Apr. 23

    Berri sets presidential election session for Apr. 23

    Date: 2014-04-16 13:03:44 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:50 - ID:671667

    Lebanese Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri called Wednesday for a parliamentary session to elect a new President on April 23. The session is set to take place at noon next Wednesday. Berri contacted Cardinal Beshara Rai, informed him of his ....

  • Haniyeh thanks Egypt for facilitating entry of building materials into Gaza

    Haniyeh thanks Egypt for facilitating entry of building materials into Gaza

    Date: 2014-04-16 11:46:51 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:45 - ID:671426

    Hamas Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh thanked Egypt for facilitating the entry of building materials to carry out Qatari projects in the Gaza Strip. During a press conference in Khan Yunis in the southern Gaza Strip Wednesday after touring the ....

  • 3 Palestinians killed, 10 injured  in mysterious explosion in Gaza

    3 Palestinians killed, 10 injured in mysterious explosion in Gaza

    Date: 2014-04-16 11:37:19 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:44 - ID:671389

    Three Palestinians were killed and ten others injured in an accidental explosion Wednesday in Khan Younis in southern the Gaza Strip, medics and security sources said. The explosion left three citizens killed, said Gaza health ministry spokesman ....

  • AL condemns Jordanian ambassador abduction

    AL condemns Jordanian ambassador abduction

    Date: 2014-04-16 11:29:49 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:43 - ID:671369

    Arab League Secretary-General Nabil el-Arabi condemned on Wednesday the abduction of Jordanian Ambassador in Tripoli Fawaz al-Itan on Tuesday. Arabi called Jordan's Minister of Foreign and Expatriate Affairs Nasser Judeh and Libya's Foreign ....

  • Top militant arrested in Kirkuk

    Top militant arrested in Kirkuk

    Date: 2014-04-16 10:16:15 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:29 - ID:670984

    Security forces arrested a top militant of the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant group, known as Daash, the Degla Operations Command said on Wednesday. The terrorist is responsible for the bloody blasts that hit Kirkuk lately, Commander of the ....

  • Israel reopens Karam Abu Salem crossing

    Israel reopens Karam Abu Salem crossing

    Date: 2014-04-16 08:45:39 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:21 - ID:670875

    Israeli authorities re-opened on Wednesday Karam Abu Salem border crossing, located southeast of Gaza, after a two-day closure due to Jewish holidays. Gaza commercial liaison officer Raed Fattouh said 300 trucks loaded with goods for the ....

  • Security Council condemns abduction of Jordanian envoy in Libya

    Security Council condemns abduction of Jordanian envoy in Libya

    Date: 2014-04-16 08:43:31 GMT - United Nations - Arab world - SN:19 - ID:670869

    The United Nations Security Council strongly condemned Tuesday's attack in the Libyan capital, Tripoli, which resulted in the abduction of the Jordanian ambassador and injuries to his driver. According to media reports, assailants opened fire on ....

  • AL optimistic over Algerian presidential election

    AL optimistic over Algerian presidential election

    Date: 2014-04-16 08:32:11 GMT - Algeria - Arab world - SN:15 - ID:670833

    Head of an Arab League's delegation to partake in monitoring presidential elections in Algeria Ambassador Mohamed Sobeih expressed optimism over the outcome of the presidential polls. During his meeting Tuesday with Algeria's Interior Minister ....

  • 3 injured in Giza bomb blast

    3 injured in Giza bomb blast

    Date: 2014-04-16 08:30:04 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:14 - ID:670830

    Three persons were injured late Tuesday when a car detonated on Faisal Street. Initial investigation indicated that a homemade bomb caused the explosion, a senior security source told MENA. Security forces cordoned off the scene of the blast, ....

  • Palestinian prisoners' issue top priority: Gaza gov't

    Palestinian prisoners' issue top priority: Gaza gov't

    Date: 2014-04-16 07:39:20 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:6 - ID:670714

    The Gaza government said that the issue of the Palestinian prisoners would be a top priority until all of them were released. In a statement following its weekly meeting on Tuesday, the government, run by Hamas movement, called on all official, ....

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