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  • Kuwait denies reports on Arab summit cost

    Kuwait denies reports on Arab summit cost

    Date: 2014-03-31 08:17:12 GMT - Kuwait - Arab world - SN:19 - ID:640397

    A senior government official Sunday brushed aside reports in the press and social media networks over the costs of the March 25-26 Arab Summit, saying actual spending was around 40 million Kuwaiti Dinars (USD 142.5 million), said KUNA news ....

  • Over one million displaced by South Sudan conflict: UN

    Over one million displaced by South Sudan conflict: UN

    Date: 2014-03-31 07:59:18 GMT - USA - Arab world - SN:13 - ID:640352

    More than a million people in South Sudan have been forced from their homes during more than three months of fighting, with conditions continuing to worsen, the United Nations has warned on Sunday. “In the 100 days since the start of the ....

  • Arab League urges Israel to release 4th batch of Palestinian prisoners

    Arab League urges Israel to release 4th batch of Palestinian prisoners

    Date: 2014-03-30 14:10:19 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:34 - ID:639372

    The Arab League called on Israel to release all imprisoned Palestinian women and children and those imprisoned before forging the Oslo peace deals. Israel must free the 30 prisoners, including 14 Arab Israelis, that were agreed upon as part of ....

  • Iraqi parliament speaker, US diplomat discuss situation in Iraq

    Iraqi parliament speaker, US diplomat discuss situation in Iraq

    Date: 2014-03-30 14:02:55 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:33 - ID:639351

    Iraqi parliament speaker Osama al-Nujaifi discussed on Sunday with US Ambassador to Iraq Stephen Beecroft the latest developments in Iraq. The two sides tackled security and political conditions in Iraq ahead of the parliamentary elections in the ....

  • AL meeting on unified Arab customs law

    AL meeting on unified Arab customs law

    Date: 2014-03-30 13:56:47 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:31 - ID:639342

    The 21st meeting of the committee on the unified Arab customs law started today at the Arab League headquarters. The meeting is chaired by head of the legal department at the Saudi Finance Ministry Abdullah Mokham. The meeting will discuss ....

  • Fatah to MENA: We will not never remain captives of Israeli options

    Fatah to MENA: We will not never remain captives of Israeli options

    Date: 2014-03-30 09:05:30 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:17 - ID:638614

    The Palestinian National Movement "Fatah" Spokesman Ahmed Assaf asserted that the Palestinian people and leadership have several alternatives and plans that will opt for them if the current peace talks with Israel failed. In statements to MENA ....

  • Karam Abu Salem crossing re-opened after weekend

    Karam Abu Salem crossing re-opened after weekend

    Date: 2014-03-30 08:36:36 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:13 - ID:638548

    Israeli authorities re-opened Karam Abu Salem crossing Sunday after closing it during the weekend. The forces will allow 300 trucks loaded with goods for trade and agricultural sectors as well as aid supplies, Gaza commercial liaison officer Raed ....

  • Assad’s forces control 80 percent of Syria’s largest city

    Assad’s forces control 80 percent of Syria’s largest city

    Date: 2014-03-29 11:52:09 GMT - USA - Arab world - SN:38 - ID:637263

    The Syrian Army has been working on encircling the nation’s largest city. Western diplomats said the Army, backed by Hizbullah and other Iranian proxies, was moving steadily into Aleppo, The World Tribune reported. They said forces loyal to ....

  • 1 killed, 3 injured in bomb blast in Iraq

    1 killed, 3 injured in bomb blast in Iraq

    Date: 2014-03-29 10:42:07 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:31 - ID:637140

    One person was killed and three others were injured when a bomb exploded in Tikrit's downtown, 170 km north of Baghdad. The explosive charge was planted on the side of the road, a security source said. The blast scene was sealed off as ....

  • Israel opens fire on Palestinian fishermen

    Israel opens fire on Palestinian fishermen

    Date: 2014-03-29 10:39:18 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:30 - ID:637127

    Israeli forces opened fire on Palestinian fishing boats off the shores of north the Gaza Strip on Saturday. No casualties were reported but the fishermen had to abandon the sea under the Israeli navy gunfire, Palestinian sources said. ....

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