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  • Most Syrian rebels left Syria's Yarmuk

    Most Syrian rebels left Syria's Yarmuk

    Date: 2014-02-16 12:38:01 GMT - Syria - Arab world - SN:34 - ID:558291

    Most of the Syrian opposition fighters have withdrawn from Syria's Yarmouk camp, which has been suffering from a crippling blockade since eight months. The move came as part of an agreement signed with Palestinian factions. "Most of the gunmen ....

  • Zayani says combating corruption

    Zayani says combating corruption "responsibility" of all people

    Date: 2014-02-16 12:35:08 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Arab world - SN:33 - ID:558281

    Secretary General of the Gulf Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf Abdul-Latif bin Rashid al-Zayani said that combating corruption is the responsibility of all people. This came in a statement by the secretary general of the GCC, ....

  • Emir of Kuwait receives Berri, Al-Arabi

    Emir of Kuwait receives Berri, Al-Arabi

    Date: 2014-02-16 12:32:18 GMT - Kuwait - Arab world - SN:31 - ID:558265

    Emir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmed Al-Jabir Al-Sabah received Sunday morning Lebanese Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri as well as Secretary-General of the Arab League Nabil el-Arabi. Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmed Al-Jabir Al-Sabah as well ....

  • Iran counter-terror initiative hailed by Lebanese official

    Iran counter-terror initiative hailed by Lebanese official

    Date: 2014-02-16 12:03:40 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:29 - ID:558196

    An Iranian initiative for countering terrorism in the region was praised by Lebanese parliament speaker Nabih Berri on Sunday. Berri, who was addressing a meeting of the Parliamentary Union of the the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC), ....

  • 200 trucks allowed into GS via Kerm Abu Salem crossing

    200 trucks allowed into GS via Kerm Abu Salem crossing

    Date: 2014-02-16 10:25:23 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:18 - ID:557946

    Israeli authorities decided on Sunday to reopen Karm Abu Salem commercial crossing in south-east Gaza to let in 200 trucks laden with goods to the commercial and agricultural sectors." Raed Fattouh, the head of the committee for the import of goods, ....

  • Iraqi army foil attempt by Daesh militants to control Kirkuk neighbourhood, 10 gunmen killed

    Iraqi army foil attempt by Daesh militants to control Kirkuk neighbourhood, 10 gunmen killed

    Date: 2014-02-16 10:02:51 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:14 - ID:557900

    The 12 Battalion Command of the Iraqi Army on Sunday foiled an attempt by Daesh organization gunmen to control the neighborhood of Riyadh in Kirkuk city, situated some 255 kilometers north of Baghdad. A military source at the 12 Battalion Command ....

  • Former Iraqi vice-president blames PM Maliki for crisis

    Former Iraqi vice-president blames PM Maliki for crisis

    Date: 2014-02-16 09:07:24 GMT - United Kingdom - Arab world - SN:6 - ID:557776

    The former vice president of Iraq Tariq al-Hashemi has blamed Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki for the country's crisis, the BBC news reported. Iraq has seen a wave of violence in Anbar province, where Sunni militants have fought security force in ....

  • Al-Maliki: Security forces, tribes achieved victory over Daesh, Al-Qaeda

    Al-Maliki: Security forces, tribes achieved victory over Daesh, Al-Qaeda

    Date: 2014-02-15 17:34:36 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:44 - ID:557183

    Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki announced on Saturday that the security forces as well as tribes achieved victory over Al-Qaeda and the terrorist Daesh group (the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant) in Anbar province. During his meeting ....

  • Syria peace talks in doubt after 6th day in Geneva

    Syria peace talks in doubt after 6th day in Geneva

    Date: 2014-02-15 17:16:37 GMT - Switzerland - Arab world - SN:43 - ID:557159

    UN-Arab League mediator Lakhdar Brahimi ended direct talks between the Syrian government and the opposition Saturday without finding a way of breaking the impasse in peace talks, the ABC News reported. Saturday's talks, which lasted less than ....

  • Salam: New Lebanese gov't able of holding presidential elections as scheduled in May

    Salam: New Lebanese gov't able of holding presidential elections as scheduled in May

    Date: 2014-02-15 13:43:26 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:39 - ID:556769

    Lebanese Prime Minister-Designate Tammam Salam asserted that the Lebanese government's formation is the best formula for Lebanon that could achieve balance and partnership, noting that this government was able to hold the presidential elections as ....

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