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  • Hezbollah rejects dropping resistance from Lebanon government statement

    Hezbollah rejects dropping resistance from Lebanon government statement

    Date: 2014-02-22 07:37:08 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:7 - ID:569303

    Hezbollah has reiterated rejection of ignoring the resistant movement in a ministerial statement of the Lebanese government. The resistance is a right which cannot be dropped in the ministerial statement, Minister of State for Parliamentary ....

  • Lebanon army says killed Syrian suspect

    Lebanon army says killed Syrian suspect

    Date: 2014-02-22 07:28:46 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:4 - ID:569282

    The Lebanese army said on Friday that a Syrian suspect who was wanted over attacking a military checkpoint was killed. According to a statement by the army command, the fugitive hurled a grenade at the troops when they managed to arrest him. He ....

  • 11 dead as Libya military plane crashes in Tunisia

    11 dead as Libya military plane crashes in Tunisia

    Date: 2014-02-21 14:07:36 GMT - Tunisia - Arab world - SN:9 - ID:568574

    A Libyan army medical plane crashed south of Tunis early on Friday, killing all 11 people on board, Tunisian emergency services said. "The plane crashed at 1:30 am (0030 GMT)... with 11 people on board -- three doctors, two patients and six crew ....

  • Kerry, Abbas meet again in Paris

    Kerry, Abbas meet again in Paris

    Date: 2014-02-20 19:59:14 GMT - France - Arab world - SN:23 - ID:567530

    Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and US Secretary of State John Kerry will meet here again on Thursday for their second round of talks in less than 24 hours. Kerry has spent months trying to get the Israelis and the Palestinians to agree on a ....

  • UN spokesman : new aid package to Yarmouk camp

    UN spokesman : new aid package to Yarmouk camp

    Date: 2014-02-20 10:50:49 GMT - United Nations - Arab world - SN:5 - ID:566384

    UN spokesman Martin Nesirky said that Palestinian refugees in Yarmouk camp had received humanitarian aid for the first time in two weeks. Russia Today channel quoted Nesirky as saying that the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine ....

  • Libya PM calls on Libyans to vote

    Libya PM calls on Libyans to vote

    Date: 2014-02-20 08:45:39 GMT - Libya - Arab world - SN:3 - ID:566021

    Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zeidan called on Libyans to cast their ballots for electing a body that will be tasked with drafting a new constitution. "We held successful elections in 2013 for the General National Congress (GNC), so we hope this vote ....

  • Maliki calls for int'l strategy to face Qaeda terrorism

    Maliki calls for int'l strategy to face Qaeda terrorism

    Date: 2014-02-19 17:49:11 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:67 - ID:565317

    Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Maliki has called for an international strategy to face the terrorist Al-Qaeda group. "We aim not only to defeat terrorists when we find them, but also to diminish the discontent on which they feed. We are pursuing a ....

  • Extra-ordinary meeting of AL Council starts

    Extra-ordinary meeting of AL Council starts

    Date: 2014-02-19 11:52:47 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:44 - ID:564457

    The Arab League Council convened an extra-ordinary meeting at the level of permanent representatives on Wednesday to discuss conditions of Palestinian detainees in Israeli jails. Palestinian Minister for Prisoners' Affairs Issa Qaraqe is ....

  • Emir of Kuwait receives Russian FM

    Emir of Kuwait receives Russian FM

    Date: 2014-02-19 11:26:42 GMT - Kuwait - Arab world - SN:41 - ID:564365

    Emir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jabir Al-Sabah received on Wednesday at Bayan Palace Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergei Lavrov and his accompanying delegation. Kuwaiti Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jabir ....

  • 1 killed, 4 wounded in two separate attacks in Baghdad

    1 killed, 4 wounded in two separate attacks in Baghdad

    Date: 2014-02-19 11:14:58 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:30 - ID:564118

    One civilian was killed and four wounded in two acts of violence in Baghdad on Wednesday, a security source said. Unidentified gunmen driving modern cars opened fire at a civilian near his house in western Baghdad, killing him at once, the source ....

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