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  • Saudi minister inaugurates Riyadh Book Fair

    Saudi minister inaugurates Riyadh Book Fair

    Date: 2014-03-05 07:59:00 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Arab world - SN:16 - ID:590899

    Saudi Culture and Information Minister Abdulaziz bin Mohieddin Khoja has inaugurated the 2014 Riyadh International Book Fair under the patronage of King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud. The event carries the slogan "Books, an arch bridge ....

  • State TV station in Libya under attack

    State TV station in Libya under attack

    Date: 2014-03-05 07:56:47 GMT - Libya - Arab world - SN:14 - ID:590895

    A group of gunmen launched an attack Tuesday on Libya's official television station in a bid to control transmission. The assailants used machine guns and shoulder-propelled grenades to attack the building in the Libyan capital. The forces ....

  • Arab Parliament condemns Bahrain blast

    Arab Parliament condemns Bahrain blast

    Date: 2014-03-05 07:55:56 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:13 - ID:590890

    The Arab Parliament condemned Tuesday the terror attack that occurred in Bahrain and claimed the lives of three policemen. In a press statement distributed at the Arab Parliament HQ, it said it followed up the news of such criminal act which ....

  • Recognizing Jewish state strongly rejected - Palestinian presidency

    Recognizing Jewish state strongly rejected - Palestinian presidency

    Date: 2014-03-05 07:48:26 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:11 - ID:590863

    Recognizing Israel as a Jewish state is strongly rejected by Palestine and the Arab world alike, the spokesman of the Palestinian Presidency has said. Nabil Abu-Redina said the demand by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to meet such a ....

  • Rebel movements launch new attacks in Darfur

    Rebel movements launch new attacks in Darfur

    Date: 2014-03-05 07:45:44 GMT - Sudan - Arab world - SN:9 - ID:590852

    Armed rebel groups attacked Tuesday number of cities and towns in the region of Darfur, Sudan. The rebels have continued to rage in several towns in the region of Darfur stirring clashes with the Sudanese armed forces, Governor of North Darfur ....

  • Kerry adopts, supports Israeli views on ME, says former Jordan lawmaker

    Kerry adopts, supports Israeli views on ME, says former Jordan lawmaker

    Date: 2014-03-05 07:33:56 GMT - Jordan - Arab world - SN:6 - ID:590837

    Jordan's former speaker of parliament's upper house (Senate), Taher al-Masri said on Tuesday that US Secretary of State John Kerry took positions identical to Israelis' views on regional issues of the Middle East. Speaking in a seminar on ....

  • AL chief condemns Bahrain terror attack

    AL chief condemns Bahrain terror attack

    Date: 2014-03-04 18:04:08 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:75 - ID:590424

    Arab League Secretary General Nabil Arabi strongly condemned the terror attack that occurred in Bahrain and claimed the lives of three policemen. Arabi extended his condolences to the government of Bahrain and families of the victims affirming ....

  • Syria abdicates third of its chemical stockpile: OPCW

    Syria abdicates third of its chemical stockpile: OPCW

    Date: 2014-03-04 17:21:40 GMT - Switzerland - Arab world - SN:66 - ID:590343

    The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) said about a third of chemical weapons stockpile in Syria would have been removed by the end of this week, the BBC reported. Syria has submitted a new plan for the removal of its ....

  • Israeli court sentences Sheikh Raed Salah to 8 months in prison for incitement to violence

    Israeli court sentences Sheikh Raed Salah to 8 months in prison for incitement to violence

    Date: 2014-03-04 17:04:25 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:64 - ID:590312

    Leader of the Islamic Movement's Northern Branch Sheikh Raed Salah was sentenced by an Israeli court to eight months in prison on Tuesday for a 2007 speech in which he incited to violence, Jerusalem Post reported. Salah, who also received eight ....

  • Jordanian king calls for protecting Islamic, Christian holy places in Al-Quds

    Jordanian king calls for protecting Islamic, Christian holy places in Al-Quds

    Date: 2014-03-04 16:04:40 GMT - Jordan - Arab world - SN:55 - ID:590190

    Jordanian King Abdullah II has called for exerting further efforts to protect Islamic and Christian holy places in Al-Quds (occupied East Jerusalem). During a meeting with His Beatitude Fouad Twal, Latin Patriarch in Al-Quds and Jordan on ....

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