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  • Israel attacks target in northern Gaza Strip

    Israel attacks target in northern Gaza Strip

    Date: 2014-03-01 07:17:12 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:4 - ID:582892

    An Israeli army spokesman said Friday that a strike was conducted to eliminate "an imminent threat of rocket fire towards Israel," according to Yediot Ahronot. Details of the strike remain unclear. Israeli media reported the target was "a ....

  • UN chief won't attend international meeting on Lebanon -- spokesman

    UN chief won't attend international meeting on Lebanon -- spokesman

    Date: 2014-03-01 07:13:28 GMT - United Nations - Arab world - SN:3 - ID:582890

    UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon will not take part in the meeting of the International Support Group for Lebanon planned to be held in Paris on March 5, spokesperson for the secretary general Martin Nesirky said. "The Secretary-General has asked ....

  • Gunmen assassinate senior Libyan army officer in Benghazi

    Gunmen assassinate senior Libyan army officer in Benghazi

    Date: 2014-03-01 07:12:22 GMT - Libya - Arab world - SN:2 - ID:582889

    A Libyan army colonel was killed after unidentified armed men opened fire at him in Benghazi city, security authorities on Friday. Wanis al-Bargthi succumbed to his wounds after being moved to a hospital in Benghazi, said the authorities. The ....

  • UNIFIL says mission limited to southern Lebanon

    UNIFIL says mission limited to southern Lebanon

    Date: 2014-03-01 07:11:14 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:1 - ID:582887

    The United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) said that as for an Israeli raid on Hezbollah in Lebanon's Bekaa few days ago the mission can not deal with issues outside of its ‚Äč‚Äčoperations area that is limited to southern Lebanon. UNIFIL ....

  • Gunmen attempt to storm Libyan Interior Ministry

    Gunmen attempt to storm Libyan Interior Ministry

    Date: 2014-02-28 17:15:27 GMT - Libya - Arab world - SN:18 - ID:582538

    A number of gunmen attempted to break into the Libyan Interior Ministry earlier Friday. Special troops deployed at the premises located on the Airport Road in Tripoli were able to counter the attack, according to Libya International ....

  • Abbas discusses peace process with Russia parliament speaker

    Abbas discusses peace process with Russia parliament speaker

    Date: 2014-02-26 18:01:53 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:68 - ID:578916

    Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas received Wednesday the speaker of the Russian State Duma Sergey Naryshkin in Ramallah. They discussed the latest developments in the peace process and efforts exerted to push it forward, WAFA news agency ....

  • Lebanon PM receives message of congratulations, support from Egypt

    Lebanon PM receives message of congratulations, support from Egypt

    Date: 2014-02-26 17:56:43 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:67 - ID:578901

    Lebanese Prime Minister Tammam Salam received Wednesday a message of congratulations and support from the Egyptian government. This came during a meeting with the Egyptian Ambassador here Ashraf Hamdy, who said that Egypt will spare no effort to ....

  • King Abdullah, Indonesia president call for more Middle East peacemaking efforts

    King Abdullah, Indonesia president call for more Middle East peacemaking efforts

    Date: 2014-02-26 11:42:45 GMT - Jordan - Arab world - SN:42 - ID:577960

    Jordanian King Abdullah II and Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono held a bilateral meeting at Merdeka Palace in Jakarta on Wednesday and discussed efforts to step up bilateral relations, Petra News Agency reported. The two leaders ....

  • Arab-South American meeting in Manama in April or May - AL official

    Arab-South American meeting in Manama in April or May - AL official

    Date: 2014-02-26 11:25:51 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:40 - ID:577915

    Arab League Assistant Secretary General for Political Affairs Fadel Jawad said an Arab-South American ministerial meeting is expected to take place in Manama in April or May to follow up the implementation of resolutions issued by the 3rd Arab-South ....

  • PLO official: Abbas' successor could return to armed resistance

    PLO official: Abbas' successor could return to armed resistance

    Date: 2014-02-26 09:43:53 GMT - Israel - Arab world - SN:32 - ID:577621

    A senior official within the Fatah movement warned that the next Palestinian leader might return to violent resistance should peace talks fail, Israel Radio reported. "It is not detached from reality," the official said regarding the possibility ....

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