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  • 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, ....

  • Fatah: Hamas gov. issues jail sentences against 9 cadres

    Fatah: Hamas gov. issues jail sentences against 9 cadres

    Date: 2014-04-15 17:21:55 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:66 - ID:670153

    Fatah's Gaza spokesman Fayez Abou-Eita said Tuesday the sacked Hamas-run government issued Monday jail sentences against a number of the movement's cadres. Abou-Eita said in press statements that the prison sentences, which ranged between one and ....

  • Libyan PM phones Jordanian counterpart

    Libyan PM phones Jordanian counterpart

    Date: 2014-04-15 16:15:11 GMT - Libya - Arab world - SN:57 - ID:670050

    Libyan acting Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thinni held Tuesday a telephone conversation with his Jordanian counterpart Abdullah Ensour. The Libyan official said his country will exert every possible effort to ensure the safety of kidnapped ....

  • 2 killed, 6 wounded in Baghdad

    2 killed, 6 wounded in Baghdad

    Date: 2014-04-15 15:53:54 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:54 - ID:670002

    At least two people were killed and six others wounded on Tuesday when a bomb exploded in Baghdad. The roadside bomb went off while two vehicles were passing by the blast site, a security source said. A security force cordoned off the scenes, ....

  • Algeria interior denies reports in banning private TV networks from election coverage

    Algeria interior denies reports in banning private TV networks from election coverage

    Date: 2014-04-15 15:32:21 GMT - Algeria - Arab world - SN:50 - ID:669962

    Algeria's Interior Ministry and local groups have categorically denied news reports on banning private TV networks from covering the presidential election process, due to kick off on Thursday. A statement released by the Interior Ministry said ....

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