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  • Lebanese president chairs meeting on national security

    Lebanese president chairs meeting on national security

    Date: 2014-04-07 11:02:50 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:42 - ID:654172

    President Michel Suleiman chaired a meeting of security officials at Baabda Palace which was attended by Prime Minister Tammam Salam. The state-run National News Agency said the conferees discussed the plan approved by the government last week to ....

  • Arab League to monitor Iraq's parliamentary polls

    Arab League to monitor Iraq's parliamentary polls

    Date: 2014-04-07 11:01:50 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:41 - ID:654170

    The Arab League will monitor the Iraqi parliamentary elections set to take place at the end of this month. Ambassador Ahmed ben Helli, Deputy Secretary General of the Arab League, said the Arab League will send one delegation of 25 observers to ....

  • 2 killed, wounded in Baghdad

    2 killed, wounded in Baghdad

    Date: 2014-04-07 09:31:11 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:26 - ID:653825

    One civilian was killed and another wounded in different parts of the Iraqi capital on Monday, security sources said. Unidentified gunmen opened fire at a civilian in southern Baghdad, killing him at once, the source said. Another civilian was ....

  • Families of Gazan prisoners visit their kins in Nafha prison

    Families of Gazan prisoners visit their kins in Nafha prison

    Date: 2014-04-07 09:05:25 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:28 - ID:653835

    Israeli occupation forces on Monday allowed 89 family members of the Gazan prisoners to visit their kins at the Israeli "Nafha" desert prison. Spokesman for the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Nasser Al-Najar said the family ....

  • Syrian artillery shell lands in Golan Heights

    Syrian artillery shell lands in Golan Heights

    Date: 2014-04-07 09:03:56 GMT - Syria - Arab world - SN:27 - ID:653828

    A Syria artillery shell, fired by pro-Assad troops, landed at the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights on Monday, said Syrian activists. No casualties were reported, According to Sky News. ....

  • Palestinian leadership to demand membership of more world bodies -- Fatah member

    Palestinian leadership to demand membership of more world bodies -- Fatah member

    Date: 2014-04-07 08:59:54 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:24 - ID:653815

    The Palestinian Authority will seek membership of 63 more international organizations and conventions, said Nabil Shaas, the member of the Fatah movement central committee said on Monday. Earlier this month, the Palestinian leadership applied ....

  • Car on fire as bomb goes off in Manama

    Car on fire as bomb goes off in Manama

    Date: 2014-04-07 08:47:38 GMT - Bahrain - Arab world - SN:21 - ID:653788

    A car was set on fire after a locally-made explosive device went off in Adliya area in the Bahraini capital on Sunday, Manama police chief said. A probe was launched into the incident, he added. ....

  • Hezbollah claims responsibility for Israeli patrol attack

    Hezbollah claims responsibility for Israeli patrol attack

    Date: 2014-04-07 08:38:39 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:17 - ID:653763

    Hezbollah chief Hassan Nasrallah claimed his party's responsibility responsibility for attacking an Israeli patrol at Shebaa Farms last month. Nasrallah, in an interview with Al-Safir newspaper out Monday, said the attack came in response to an ....

  • Lebanon PM calls on Hezbollah to stop involvement in Syrian conflict

    Lebanon PM calls on Hezbollah to stop involvement in Syrian conflict

    Date: 2014-04-07 08:13:48 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:10 - ID:653697

    Lebanese Prime Minister Tammam Salam called on Hezbollah to stop engaging in the ongoing civil war in neighboring Syria. In statements to Al-Arabiya TV channel Sunday, Salam said that his government's policy is based on "self-distancing" ....

  • AL chief praises US efforts to reach peace deal

    AL chief praises US efforts to reach peace deal

    Date: 2014-04-07 08:08:02 GMT - Jordan - Arab world - SN:9 - ID:653678

    Arab League chief Nabil Arabi has praised efforts exerted by US Secretary of State John Kerry to achieve peace between the Palestinians and Israel. "The Arab states encourage the US to continue endeavors to achieve peace between both sides", ....

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