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  • 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", ....

  • International flights resumed at Libya's Benina airport

    International flights resumed at Libya's Benina airport

    Date: 2014-04-07 08:03:09 GMT - Libya - Arab world - SN:8 - ID:653666

    International flights at Benina International Airport in Benghazi in Libya have been resumed after a one-day halt over protests. The protests were part of civil disobedience staged nationwide. An agreement was reached with the protesters to ....

  • Two dead from MERS coronavirus in Jeddah

    Two dead from MERS coronavirus in Jeddah

    Date: 2014-04-07 07:48:04 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Arab world - SN:6 - ID:653625

    Two persons have died in the Saudi Arabia city of Jeddah from the new SARS-like coronavirus, MERS-CoV, the Saudi Health Ministry said on Sunday. Saudi Arabia has been the country most affected by the respiratory-system virus, with 46 cases, of ....

  • Two killed, five wounded in marketplace blast in Baghdad

    Two killed, five wounded in marketplace blast in Baghdad

    Date: 2014-04-07 07:32:08 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:2 - ID:653590

    Two were killed and five wounded in a blast that hit a marketplace in Baghdad, a police source said. "The explosive device was planted near a marketplace south Baghdad," he said. The area was declared off-limits. Iraq is rocking by ....

  • Amr Moussa leaves for Kuwait to attend Arab, intl meeting

    Amr Moussa leaves for Kuwait to attend Arab, intl meeting

    Date: 2014-04-06 15:12:38 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:26 - ID:652828

    Former Secretary General of the Arab League Amr Moussa left Egypt on Sunday heading for Kuwait to attend a meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Council for Arab and International Relations. The event aims at activating joint Arab action. ....

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