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  • 8 army, Sahwa elements killed, injured in southern Baghdad attack

    8 army, Sahwa elements killed, injured in southern Baghdad attack

    Date: 2014-02-14 11:17:58 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:6 - ID:555004

    Eight army and Sahwa elements were killed and injured in an armed attack in southern Baghdad on Friday morning. Unidentified gunmen showered a joint military-Sahwa checkpoint with machine-gun fire, killing two Sahwa members and a soldier, police ....

  • Scores of Palestinian students suffocate during fierce clashes in Silwan

    Scores of Palestinian students suffocate during fierce clashes in Silwan

    Date: 2014-02-13 11:15:36 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:9 - ID:553255

    A number of Palestinian students suffered from tear gas suffocation fired at them by Israeli forces in Silwan town in East Jerusalem on Thursday. Eyewitnesses said fierce clashes broke out between students of two schools and Israeli forces after ....

  • 320 trucks allowed into Gaza via Karm Abu Salem

    320 trucks allowed into Gaza via Karm Abu Salem

    Date: 2014-02-13 09:49:10 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:5 - ID:553014

    Israeli authorities decided on Thursday to reopen Karm Abu Salem commercial crossing in south-east Gaza to let in 320 trucks laden with goods to the commercial and agricultural sectors." Raed Fattouh, the head of the committee for the import of ....

  • Ethiopia calls for dialogue with Egypt to resolve controversial dam crisis

    Ethiopia calls for dialogue with Egypt to resolve controversial dam crisis

    Date: 2014-02-12 18:18:05 GMT - Ethiopia - Arab world - SN:41 - ID:552221

    Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn has called for dialogue with Egypt to get out of the current crisis between the two countries over the construction of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam. Ethiopia's premier ruled out a military ....

  • UN chief deplores use of cluster bombs in S. Sudan conflict

    UN chief deplores use of cluster bombs in S. Sudan conflict

    Date: 2014-02-12 17:03:17 GMT - United Nations - Arab world - SN:31 - ID:552045

    United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon condemned on Wednesday the use in the South Sudan conflict of cluster bombs, remnants of which were found last week by the United Nations Mine Action Service, on the Juba-Bor road, Jonglei State. He ....

  • Abbas awards Egypt ambassador Al-Quds Star Medal

    Abbas awards Egypt ambassador Al-Quds Star Medal

    Date: 2014-02-12 16:05:26 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:27 - ID:551958

    Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas decorated the first Egyptian Ambassador to Palestine, Yasser Othman, bestowing the Al-Quds Star Medal on him in appreciation of his efforts to support bilateral relations. Abbas received Othman, who finished ....

  • Russia, Brahimi discuss measures to push Syrian parties towards constructive dialogue

    Russia, Brahimi discuss measures to push Syrian parties towards constructive dialogue

    Date: 2014-02-12 15:52:50 GMT - Russia - Arab world - SN:25 - ID:551938

    Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Gennady Gatilov and UN/AL Special Envoy for Syria Lakhdar Brahimi have discussed measures to push the Syrian parties towards starting a constructive dialogue, the Voice of Russia quoted a well-informed diplomatic ....

  • One survivor in Algerian crashed military plane

    One survivor in Algerian crashed military plane

    Date: 2014-02-11 18:03:28 GMT - Algeria - Arab world - SN:68 - ID:550224

    An Algerian military transport plane has crashed in mountains in the north-east of the country with 103 passengers and crew on board, the BBC reported. The plane - reported to be a Hercules C-130 - crashed in a mountainous area of Oum al-Bouaghi ....

  • Palestinian cabinet eyes success of reconciliation efforts

    Palestinian cabinet eyes success of reconciliation efforts

    Date: 2014-02-11 15:22:28 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:45 - ID:549890

    The Palestinian cabinet, under Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah, has voiced hope for the success of efforts exerted to realize inter-Palestinian reconciliation. The implementation of reconciliation deals will unify efforts to bring an end to the ....

  • Palestinian negotiator, EU officials discuss peace process

    Palestinian negotiator, EU officials discuss peace process

    Date: 2014-02-11 14:28:45 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:38 - ID:549744

    Saeb Erekat, chief Palestinian negotiator, held a meeting Tuesday with President of the European Parliament Martin Schulz and his accompanying delegation to discuss the latest developments of the Middle East peace process. During the meeting, ....

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