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  • RJ cancels Tuesday flight to Tripoli

    RJ cancels Tuesday flight to Tripoli

    Date: 2014-04-15 13:59:56 GMT - Libya - Arab world - SN:36 - ID:669699

    Royal Jordanian Airlines (RJ) cancelled its Tuesday flight to Tripoli after this morning’s kidnapping of the Jordanian ambassador to Libya, Fawaz Al-Aytan. In a statement, the company said it is closely monitoring the situation in Libya and would ....

  • Arabi, Fahmy follow up implementation of Kuwait summit resolutions

    Arabi, Fahmy follow up implementation of Kuwait summit resolutions

    Date: 2014-04-15 13:15:33 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:26 - ID:669561

    Arab League Secretary General Nabil el-Arabi met on Tuesday with Foreign Minister Nabil Fahmy at the Arab League premises to discuss regional developments. In statements to reporters, Fahmy said he discussed with the Arab League chief a set of ....

  • Palestinian FM: Negotiations could be extended but on new bases

    Palestinian FM: Negotiations could be extended but on new bases

    Date: 2014-04-15 10:07:12 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:13 - ID:669069

    Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyadh Al-Maliki asserted that the Palestinian side does not mind extending current negotiations with Israel but on new bases that should be agreed upon. Interviewed by MENA correspondent in Ramallah, Maliki said "we ....

  • Jordan FM confirms kidnapping of its ambassador in Libya

    Jordan FM confirms kidnapping of its ambassador in Libya

    Date: 2014-04-15 09:34:32 GMT - Jordan - Arab world - SN:10 - ID:668989

    The Jordanian Foreign Ministry confirmed the kidnapping of its ambassador to Libya, "All information we have have so confirm that Ambassador Fawaz al-Etan was kidnapped," spokeswoman Sabah al-Rafie said. She said the Jordanian government was ....

  • Hawatmeh says Palestinian-Israeli talks should be 'according int'l norms'

    Hawatmeh says Palestinian-Israeli talks should be 'according int'l norms'

    Date: 2014-04-15 07:28:26 GMT - Jordan - Arab world - SN:7 - ID:668681

    Nayef Hawatmeh of the Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine said the front will not accept extending peace talks with Israel unless the Palestinian-Israeli negotiations are to be held according to international norms and understandings ....

  • GCC urges investigations into Assad's use of toxic gas

    GCC urges investigations into Assad's use of toxic gas

    Date: 2014-04-14 12:47:47 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Arab world - SN:53 - ID:667517

    Secretary General of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Abdel Latif bin Rashed al-Zayani urged holding a probe into the Assad regime's use of toxic gases against civilians in Hama countryside. In a statement, he warned that the continued silence ....

  • Palestinians to launch 'Third Intifada' to defend Al-Quds

    Palestinians to launch 'Third Intifada' to defend Al-Quds

    Date: 2014-04-14 12:09:26 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:44 - ID:667417

    The Palestinian people are about to launch a "Third Intifada" to defend Al-Aqsa Mosque and respond to Israeli bids to Judaize Al-Quds (the ocuupied East Jeerusalem), said Salah Bardawil, senior Hamas leader. "If the Zionist enemy is preparing to ....

  • Porto Dead Sea project to strengthen Egyptian-Jordanian coperation

    Porto Dead Sea project to strengthen Egyptian-Jordanian coperation

    Date: 2014-04-14 11:40:49 GMT - Jordan - Arab world - SN:29 - ID:667144

    Jordan's Prime Minister Abdullah Ensour stressed that the Porto Dead Sea project will help strengthen cooperation between Egypt and Jordan in the economic domain in general and in tourism in specific. Economic and not political cooperation is the ....

  • 7 people killed, injured in bomb blast in southern Baghdad

    7 people killed, injured in bomb blast in southern Baghdad

    Date: 2014-04-14 10:54:02 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:38 - ID:667204

    At least seven people were killed and injured when a bomb blast took place in Al-Mahmoudiya neighborhood in southern Baghdad, an Iraqi police source said. The source said the charge, that was planted on the roadside in the industrial zone in ....

  • Israeli, Palestinian negotiators meet without Indyk

    Israeli, Palestinian negotiators meet without Indyk

    Date: 2014-04-14 10:43:49 GMT - Israel - Arab world - SN:32 - ID:667178

    Israeli and Palestinian negotiators held a three-hour meeting Sunday night without the presence of US mediator Martin Indyk, the Jerusalem Post newspaper reported. The meeting reportedly ended without clear indications of progress. PLO sources ....

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