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  • US rebukes Sudan over Darfur attacks

    US rebukes Sudan over Darfur attacks

    Date: 2014-03-13 09:49:34 GMT - United Nations - Arab world - SN:19 - ID:606777

    The United States has accused Sudan's government and armed groups there of attacking civilians in Darfur and called on Khartoum to stop obstructing UNAMID. "The Government of Sudan's proxies and other armed groups continue to attack civilians in ....

  • US condemns Gaza rocket attacks on Israel

    US condemns Gaza rocket attacks on Israel

    Date: 2014-03-13 09:40:15 GMT - USA - Arab world - SN:17 - ID:606764

    The US Department of State condemned rocket attacks launched Wednesday from the Gaza Strip into Israel. At least 30 rockets fired from Gaza struck Israel Wednesday night in the biggest attack since 2012.Islamic Jihad has claimed ....

  • Libyan cabinet thanks Zeidan for his efforts during past period

    Libyan cabinet thanks Zeidan for his efforts during past period

    Date: 2014-03-12 20:58:13 GMT - Libya - Arab world - SN:55 - ID:606180

    Libya's prime minister-designate Abdullah al-Thinni has thanked former premier Ali Zeidan for his efforts during the past period. Zeidan was ousted in a no-confidence vote by the Libyan parliament on Tuesday. ....

  • UAE summons Iraq ambassador over PM comments on Saudi Arabia

    UAE summons Iraq ambassador over PM comments on Saudi Arabia

    Date: 2014-03-12 20:49:53 GMT - United Arab Emirates - Arab world - SN:48 - ID:606162

    The United Arab Emirates summoned Iraq's ambassador on Wednesday, protesting at remarks made by Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki against Saudi Arabia. The Iraqi leader was quoted as saying Saturday Saudi Arabia "was supporting terrorism." UAE ....

  • UAE summons Iraq ambassador over PM comments on Saudi Arabia

    UAE summons Iraq ambassador over PM comments on Saudi Arabia

    Date: 2014-03-12 15:40:07 GMT - United Arab Emirates - Arab world - SN:36 - ID:605667

    The United Arab Emirates summoned Iraq's ambassador on Wednesday, protesting at remarks made by Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki against Saudi Arabia. The Iraqi leader was quoted as saying Saturday Saudi Arabia "was supporting terrorism." UAE ....

  • Maliki calls upon all nations to unite in fight against terror

    Maliki calls upon all nations to unite in fight against terror

    Date: 2014-03-12 14:00:16 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:31 - ID:605387

    Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki has called upon all nations to unite to uproot terrorism and extremism. In the opening speech of the first international conference to combat terrorism held in Baghdad, Maliki said that Iraq has started its ....

  • Saudi Arabia viewed MB not less dangerous than Al-Qaeda

    Saudi Arabia viewed MB not less dangerous than Al-Qaeda

    Date: 2014-03-12 10:51:51 GMT - Russia - Arab world - SN:21 - ID:604825

    The Saudi decision to designate the Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist organization meant that the kingdom viewed the organization not less dangerous than the Al-Qaeda organization, the Russian Nezavisimaja Gazeta newspaper reported. The paper ....

  • Libya's defense minister takes oath to be acting PM

    Libya's defense minister takes oath to be acting PM

    Date: 2014-03-12 10:17:48 GMT - Libya - Arab world - SN:17 - ID:604712

    Libyan Defense Minister Abdallah al-Thinni took oath Tuesday before parliament to become the acting prime minister after the ouster of Ali Zidan. Parliament spokesman Omar Hmeidan said that 124 members had voted in support of a no-confidence ....

  • Libya's prosecutor chief prevents Zeidan from traveling abroad

    Libya's prosecutor chief prevents Zeidan from traveling abroad

    Date: 2014-03-12 07:01:22 GMT - Libya - Arab world - SN:4 - ID:604235

    The Libyan Prosecutor General Abdel-Kader Radwan issued a warrant Tuesday preventing the ousted Prime Minister from leaving the country. Earlier, the Libyan National Congress has voted on no-confidence against Zeidan and picked the defense ....

  • 8 Saudis get up to 6 years in prison for providing financial aid to fighters abroad

    8 Saudis get up to 6 years in prison for providing financial aid to fighters abroad

    Date: 2014-03-11 18:50:49 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Arab world - SN:66 - ID:603911

    The Specialized Criminal Court (SCC) in Riyadh Tuesday sentenced eight defendants up to six years in jail on charges of receiving and delivering money from inside and outside Saudi Arabia to support fighters abroad. The defendants were also ....

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