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  • 83 people evacuated from besieged city of Homs in Syria: UN

    83 people evacuated from besieged city of Homs in Syria: UN

    Date: 2014-02-08 07:39:18 GMT - United Nations - Arab world - SN:11 - ID:543174

    UN Secretary-General's Deputy Spokesperson Farhan Haq said Friday that eighty-three people have been evacuated from Old Homs City during a three-day humanitarian pause agreed between the parties to the conflict, the UN News Centre reported. ....

  • Libyan security personnel assassinated in Benghazi

    Libyan security personnel assassinated in Benghazi

    Date: 2014-02-08 07:18:34 GMT - Libya - Arab world - SN:2 - ID:543127

    A Libyan policeman of the former External Security Office was assassinated in Benghazi on Friday. Unidentified gunmen opened fire at the personnel, identified as Atef Al Medawly outsidet Ansar Mosque in Al Hadaaq area in Benghazi, killing him on ....

  • Libya's PM urges citizens to be committed to peaceful course

    Libya's PM urges citizens to be committed to peaceful course

    Date: 2014-02-07 15:45:11 GMT - Libya - Arab world - SN:24 - ID:542565

    Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zeidan has appealed for Libyans to avoid violence, saying that every thing could be achieved through dialogue. "I urge all citizens to be committed to the peaceful course. All demands can be implemented peacefully and ....

  • Lebanese president leaves for Tunis

    Lebanese president leaves for Tunis

    Date: 2014-02-07 14:32:09 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:21 - ID:542441

    Lebanese President Michel Suleiman left Lebanon on Friday heading for Tunisia on a several hours' visit. Suleiman will attend celebrations held to mark the endorsement of the new Tunisian constitution. While in Tunis, Suleiman will also meet with ....

  • Tunisia celebrates adoption of new constitution

    Tunisia celebrates adoption of new constitution

    Date: 2014-02-07 14:29:52 GMT - Tunisia - Arab world - SN:20 - ID:542437

    A session at the National Constituent Assembly (NCA) and an official ceremony were held on Friday to mark the adoption of the new Tunisian constitution. At the invitation of caretaker Tunisian President Mohamed Moncef Marzouki, several heads of ....

  • Israel storms 'Ein Hejleh' protest village, injures several activists

    Israel storms 'Ein Hejleh' protest village, injures several activists

    Date: 2014-02-07 13:55:06 GMT - Israel - Arab world - SN:18 - ID:542369

    Forty-one activists were injured during an Israeli raid on Ein Hejleh protest village in the Jordan Valley, the Palestinian News Network (PNN) reported. Activists told PNN that 41 activists suffered injuries from rubber-coated bullets and tear ....

  • Up to 20 killed, injured in Tuz blast

    Up to 20 killed, injured in Tuz blast

    Date: 2014-02-07 13:28:35 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:17 - ID:542331

    Up to 20 persons were killed and wounded when a booby-trapped vehicle, driven by a suicide bomber, exploded in Tuz Khormato town in eastern Tikrit on Friday, according to a local police source. The source said the explosion left four persons dead ....

  • Palestinian cause in heart of all Egyptians, says diplomat

    Palestinian cause in heart of all Egyptians, says diplomat

    Date: 2014-02-07 13:16:30 GMT - Jordan - Arab world - SN:14 - ID:542301

    Egypt's Ambassador to Jordan Khaled Tharwat stressed the importance of bringing about fair and comprehensive peace that aims to establish a Palestinian state, based on the 1967 borders, with Al-Quds (East Jerusalem) as its capital. Tharwat told ....

  • 40 Sudanese parties agree with NCP to implement Bashir initiative

    40 Sudanese parties agree with NCP to implement Bashir initiative

    Date: 2014-02-07 12:39:10 GMT - Sudan - Arab world - SN:13 - ID:542209

    Some 40 Sudanese parties have agreed with the ruling National Congress Party (NCP) on mechanisms for implementing an initiative, which was launched by Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir for dialogue on national issues. The agreement calls for ....

  • Egypt calls for halting attacks against civilians in Syria

    Egypt calls for halting attacks against civilians in Syria

    Date: 2014-02-06 18:06:19 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:16 - ID:541345

    Foreign Minister Nabil Fahmy affirmed on Thursday Egypt's full rejection of the escalation of violence of the Syrian government and targeting civilians in Aleppo. "All parties should respect the war laws and the international humanitarian law," ....

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