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  • Britain says Syria elections only designed to sustain Assad’s dictatorship

    Britain says Syria elections only designed to sustain Assad’s dictatorship

    Date: 2014-04-21 17:50:43 GMT - United Kingdom - Arab world - SN:39 - ID:680591

    British Foreign Office Minister Mark Simmonds said Syrian presidential elections, conducted against backdrop of regime attacks and in a climate of fear, will have no credibility. Commenting on the announcement today by Syria’s parliament that ....

  • Efforts are continuing for release of kidnapped ambassador - Jordanian FM

    Efforts are continuing for release of kidnapped ambassador - Jordanian FM

    Date: 2014-04-21 17:47:04 GMT - Jordan - Arab world - SN:36 - ID:680585

    Jordanian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriate Affairs Nasser Judeh said the Foreign Ministry and other relevant agencies are continuing their efforts to follow up on the kidnapping of Jordan's Ambassador to Libya Fawaz al-Eitan, Petra News ....

  • Jordanian PM receives Australian FM

    Jordanian PM receives Australian FM

    Date: 2014-04-21 17:42:06 GMT - Jordan - Arab world - SN:34 - ID:680583

    Jordanian Prime Minister Abdullah Ensour on Monday discussed with Australian Foreign Minister Jolie Bishop ways to cement bilateral ties and the latest regional developments, Petra news agency reported. During the meeting, Ensour said Jordan ....

  • Arab Parliament to hold meeting on human rights Tuesday in Cairo

    Arab Parliament to hold meeting on human rights Tuesday in Cairo

    Date: 2014-04-21 17:36:12 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:33 - ID:680575

    The Arab Parliament under Speaker Ahmad al-Jarawan will hold a meeting on the "human rights and the Arab citizen" in Cairo on Tuesday. The meeting will be attended by Arab League chief Nabil el-Arabi. Earlier in the day, the fourth session ....

  • UN confirms massacre in South Sudan

    UN confirms massacre in South Sudan

    Date: 2014-04-21 17:35:01 GMT - South Sudan - Arab world - SN:32 - ID:680573

    Hundreds of people were killed because of their ethnic group after South Sudan rebels seized the oil hub of Bentiu last week, the UN has said, according to The BBC. They were targeted at a mosque, a church and a hospital, the UN Mission in ....

  • Jordan king urges int'l community to support ME peace process

    Jordan king urges int'l community to support ME peace process

    Date: 2014-04-21 17:32:48 GMT - Jordan - Arab world - SN:30 - ID:680567

    Jordan's King Abdullah underlined the importance of the international community continuing to support peace talks between the Palestinian and the Israelis, Petra news agency reported on Monday. The king made the remarks during his meeting ....

  • Syria holds presidential vote on June 3

    Syria holds presidential vote on June 3

    Date: 2014-04-21 12:27:53 GMT - Syria - Arab world - SN:28 - ID:680101

    The Speaker of the Syrian Parliament has said presidential elections will be held on June 3. According to the BBC TV, Mohamed al-Laham said that those desiring to enter the race can begin registering their applications as of Tuesday, April ....

  • Abu Marzouq crosses Rafah terminal to Gaza to attend Palestinian reconciliation talks

    Abu Marzouq crosses Rafah terminal to Gaza to attend Palestinian reconciliation talks

    Date: 2014-04-21 11:20:37 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:25 - ID:679951

    Hamas political bureau deputy chief Mousa Abu Marzouq crossed Rafah border terminal from Egypt to Gaza on Monday to attend Inter-Palestinian reconciliation talks. The talks are expected to take place after the arrival to Gaza tomorrow of a ....

  • Jordan to take necessary steps to defend A-Aqsa Mosque

    Jordan to take necessary steps to defend A-Aqsa Mosque

    Date: 2014-04-21 09:37:19 GMT - Jordan - Arab world - SN:19 - ID:679724

    Jordan stressed on Monday that it will take necessary steps, in coordination with Palestine, to defend Al-Aqsa mosque and other holy places in Al-Quds against repeated Israeli storming. Spokesman for the Jordanian government Mohamed Al-Momani ....

  • Rafah border crossing opens for 2nd day

    Rafah border crossing opens for 2nd day

    Date: 2014-04-21 09:24:18 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:18 - ID:679693

    Rafah border terminal between Egypt and the Gaza Strip opened on Monday for the second day in a row to let in pilgrims, humanitarian cases and stranded people. The Egyptian authorities agreed on Sunday to re-open the terminal on both sides for ....

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