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  • Beirut blasts leave 5 killed, 80 wounded -- minister

    Beirut blasts leave 5 killed, 80 wounded -- minister

    Date: 2014-02-19 11:02:27 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:34 - ID:564237

    Beirut's morning blasts have left at least five people killed and 80 more wounded, Lebanese Health Minister Wael Abu-Faour said Wednesday. Political support should be given to all security bodies, he said, stressing the importance of coordination ....

  • 4 killed, 6 wounded in Beirut blast

    4 killed, 6 wounded in Beirut blast

    Date: 2014-02-19 10:39:30 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:22 - ID:563880

    Four persons were killed and six others wounded in the blast which took place in Beer Hassan area in southern Beirut, according to initial reports. The explosion occurred close to the Iranian cultural center in Beirut. There have been ....

  • Gaza govt says Egypt to let building matertials into Gaza Strip in March

    Gaza govt says Egypt to let building matertials into Gaza Strip in March

    Date: 2014-02-19 10:25:40 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:31 - ID:564136

    The Egyptian authorities promised to allow the entry of construction materials into Gaza Strip in March, said Gaza Minister of Economy Alaa Rafati on Wednesday. Since June of 2013, Egypt did not let in any building materials into the coastal ....

  • 2 blasts in Beir Hassan in Beirut - sources

    2 blasts in Beir Hassan in Beirut - sources

    Date: 2014-02-19 08:54:46 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:20 - ID:563844

    Two explosions occurred in Beir Hassan district in southern the Lebanese capital of Beirut on Wednesday, a Lebanese security source said. The first blast occurred near the Iranian Cultural Center, while the second was only 50 meters from a ....

  • Sudanese FM says his country has fair stand on Renaissance Dam crisis

    Sudanese FM says his country has fair stand on Renaissance Dam crisis

    Date: 2014-02-19 08:21:00 GMT - Sudan - Arab world - SN:19 - ID:563763

    Sudanese Foreign Minister Ali Karti said his country has a fair position towards the Ethiopian Renaissance Dam crisis. Karti told Sudan Tribune on Wednesday that Sudan does not sympathize with any party concerned, saying Khartoum has joint ....

  • 220 trucks allowed into Gaza via Karm Abu Salem

    220 trucks allowed into Gaza via Karm Abu Salem

    Date: 2014-02-19 08:00:57 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:15 - ID:563720

    Israeli occupation forces decided on Wednesday to allow the entry of 220 trucks carrying goods into the Gaza Strip via Kerem Abu Salem commercial crossing in south-east Gaza. Raed Fattouh, the head of the committee for the entry of goods, said in ....

  • Israeli gunboats fire on Palestinian fishermen

    Israeli gunboats fire on Palestinian fishermen

    Date: 2014-02-19 07:59:45 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:14 - ID:563717

    Israeli gunboats opened fire on Wednesday morning on Palestinian fishermen off the Gaza coast, according to local sources. The sources said the Israeli navy forces fired shells on Palestinian boats, with no injuries reported. ....

  • 64 Hezbollah elements killed in Yabrud battles

    64 Hezbollah elements killed in Yabrud battles

    Date: 2014-02-19 07:56:30 GMT - Syria - Arab world - SN:12 - ID:563711

    Head of the Media Office of the Military Council in Damascus and its Suburbs Musab al-Khair said 64 Hezbollah elements were killed in battles in Yabrud city in Rif Damascus. The free army documented 64 bodies of Hezbollah members in Yabrud, ....

  • Jordanian king, British prime minister hold talks on ties, Mideast issues

    Jordanian king, British prime minister hold talks on ties, Mideast issues

    Date: 2014-02-19 07:39:48 GMT - Jordan - Arab world - SN:6 - ID:563680

    King Abdullah II of Jordan, on Tuesday, held talks with British Prime Minister David Cameron on a number of Middle East issues, including Palestinian-Israeli peace efforts and the crisis in Syria. The meeting touched on Jordan's relief efforts to ....

  • Libya's Gov't calls on media outlets to seek accuracy of information

    Libya's Gov't calls on media outlets to seek accuracy of information

    Date: 2014-02-19 07:36:29 GMT - Libya - Arab world - SN:5 - ID:563675

    Libyan interim government urged media outlets Tuesday to verify all news on the developments in the Arab country. In a statement on its website, the government called on media people to make sure that any information they post about the crisis ....

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