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  • AL chief slams Syria's election plans amid war

    AL chief slams Syria's election plans amid war

    Date: 2014-04-22 14:46:54 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:43 - ID:682064

    Arab League (AL) Secretary-General Nabil al-Araby said that holding elections in Syria while civil war is raging there is a violation of the obligations and commitments of the Syrian government to work under the provisions of the Geneva conference ....

  • AL chief slams UN Security Council double standards

    AL chief slams UN Security Council double standards

    Date: 2014-04-22 14:30:09 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:42 - ID:682032

    In his speech during an Arab Parliament (AP) meeting, Arab League (AL) Secretary General Nabil el-Araby said that the current system of the UN Security Council allows for having double standards as it gives the US the right to veto any resolution ....

  • Palestinian authority urges Fatah, Hamas to implement reconciliation deal

    Palestinian authority urges Fatah, Hamas to implement reconciliation deal

    Date: 2014-04-22 13:13:12 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:29 - ID:681826

    The Palestinian National Reconciliation Authority has called on Fatah and Hamas movements to put into effect the reconciliation accords. Addressing a press conference held on Tuesday in Gaza, Secretary General of the Authority Gamil Salama ....

  • Arab-Afro extraordinary meeting kicks off at AL HQ

    Arab-Afro extraordinary meeting kicks off at AL HQ

    Date: 2014-04-22 13:00:32 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:27 - ID:681793

    An extraordinary meeting on the senior officials level of the Arab-African partnership coordination committee began on Tuesday at the Arab League (AL) headquarters under Permanent Representative of Kuwait to the AL Aziz al-Daihani. The ....

  • 15 persons killed, injured in gunmen attack on Kirkuk electoral station

    15 persons killed, injured in gunmen attack on Kirkuk electoral station

    Date: 2014-04-22 09:30:20 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:14 - ID:681252

    Sixteen people were killed and injured in an armed attack on an electoral station in eastern Kirkuk, situated 250 kilometers north of Baghdad, a security source said on Tuesday. Gunmen riding a jeep stormed into Tamour electoral station late ....

  • Netanyahu criticizes PA for its threats to dissolve itself

    Netanyahu criticizes PA for its threats to dissolve itself

    Date: 2014-04-22 08:31:13 GMT - Israel - Arab world - SN:12 - ID:681109

    Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu criticized the Palestinian Authority, saying that its threat to dissolve and the ruling Fatah faction’s efforts to forge unity with Hamas indicate a lack of desire for peace, the Jerusalem Post reported. “Today, ....

  • Senior Russian diplomat meets Syrian enovy

    Senior Russian diplomat meets Syrian enovy

    Date: 2014-04-22 08:03:53 GMT - Russia - Arab world - SN:11 - ID:681042

    Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov met with Syrian Ambassador in Moscow Riyad Haddad on Monday to discuss political settlement in Syria, ITAR-TASS reported on Tuesday. The diplomats discussed “various aspects of the political ....

  • Fatah announces full support to Abbas

    Fatah announces full support to Abbas

    Date: 2014-04-21 21:10:09 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:50 - ID:680774

    Fatah Central Committee asserted the movement’s full support to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas’s stance on rejecting the extension of peace negotiations unless based on clear foundations. This came during the central committee’s meeting, ....

  • Arab MPs: Arab Parliament not of advisory nature

    Arab MPs: Arab Parliament not of advisory nature

    Date: 2014-04-21 19:47:28 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:47 - ID:680720

    The Arab Parliament stressed, in a statement issued late Monday, on the legislative and supervisory role of the parliament and criticized considering it an advisory parliament by the Arab summit in Kuwait. Arab Parliament MPs demanded a review ....

  • Ban Ki-Moon: Syrian elections to undermine political solution

    Ban Ki-Moon: Syrian elections to undermine political solution

    Date: 2014-04-21 18:26:03 GMT - United Nations - Arab world - SN:44 - ID:680639

    UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon warns that Syria's newly announced presidential election will undermine efforts to achieve a political solution to the Syrian conflict, spokesman Stephane Dujarric said. The election is set to be held on June ....

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