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  • 3 Iraqi police forces killed, Sahwa member injured in armed attack in Iraq

    3 Iraqi police forces killed, Sahwa member injured in armed attack in Iraq

    Date: 2014-01-27 09:44:15 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:21 - ID:522740

    Three Iraqi police forces were killed while one of the members of Sahwa, (or Awakening) forces was injured in an armed attack by unidentified gunmen in Samarra, southern Tikrit, 170 km north of the capital Baghdad, an Iraqi security source said on ....

  • FM: Sudan ready for negotiations on Blue Nile and South Kordofan

    FM: Sudan ready for negotiations on Blue Nile and South Kordofan

    Date: 2014-01-27 09:36:03 GMT - Sudan - Arab world - SN:20 - ID:522713

    Sudanese Foreign Minister Ali Karti has announced his government’s readiness for negotiations on Blue Nile and South Kordofan areas where the army is battling the rebel Sudan People’s Liberation Movement/North (SPLM-N). Karti told reporters ....

  • UN chief commends Tunisia's adoption of new constitution

    UN chief commends Tunisia's adoption of new constitution

    Date: 2014-01-27 09:08:10 GMT - United Nations - Arab world - SN:15 - ID:522637

    United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon commended “another historic milestone” in Tunisia's democratic transition with the adoption of the country's new constitution, the UN News Center reported. In a statement from his spokesperson, Ban ....

  • Tunisia PM designate says formed new government

    Tunisia PM designate says formed new government

    Date: 2014-01-27 08:59:22 GMT - Tunisia - Arab world - SN:12 - ID:522618

    Tunisia's premier-designate Mehdi Jomaa said Sunday he has presented the president with the list of his proposed cabinet of independents, under a roadmap aimed at ending months of political crisis, France 24 reported. "I have submitted the list ....

  • 154 killed, 463 injured in Libyan clashes

    154 killed, 463 injured in Libyan clashes

    Date: 2014-01-27 08:40:38 GMT - Libya - Arab world - SN:10 - ID:522553

    Ongoing clashes that erupted on Jan. 9 in the southern Libyan areas of Sabha, Warshafena and Al Ojailat have left 154 people killed and 463 others wounded, Libyan Health Ministry Spokesman Ammar Mohamed said on Sunday. In a press release, he said ....

  • 230 trucks allowed into Gaza through Karm Abu Salem

    230 trucks allowed into Gaza through Karm Abu Salem

    Date: 2014-01-26 09:33:31 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:14 - ID:520952

    Israeli authorities reopened Sunday the Karm Abu Salem commercial crossing in south-east Gaza after the weekend. " Occupation forces will allow the entry of 230 trucks laden with goods to the commercial and agricultural sectors." Raed Fattouh, ....

  • No extension to talks with Israel - Fatah

    No extension to talks with Israel - Fatah

    Date: 2014-01-25 16:24:15 GMT - Jordan - Arab world - SN:37 - ID:520085

    Proposals made by US State Secretary John Kerry contradict international legitimacy decisions and the Middle East roadmap, said member of the Fatah Central Committee Azzam al-Ahmad. The Palestinian leadership is against extending negotiations ....

  • Hague hails South Sudan cease fire

    Hague hails South Sudan cease fire

    Date: 2014-01-24 09:52:47 GMT - United Kingdom - Arab world - SN:13 - ID:517018

    Foreign Secretary William Hague hailed today in a twitter Ethiopian mediated ceasefire agreement between the government and rebels in South Sudan concluded yesterday. "There is a ray of hope in South Sudan and I hope both sides implement the ....

  • Assad can not be called criminal without investigation - Medvedev

    Assad can not be called criminal without investigation - Medvedev

    Date: 2014-01-23 18:20:49 GMT - Russia - Arab world - SN:33 - ID:516264

    Syrian President Bashar al-Assad cannot be declared a criminal a priori, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said, according to Russia Today. "We cannot say that Assad is a criminal without investigation. Assad is the current president of ....

  • 2 killed, 16 wounded in Fallujah bombardments

    2 killed, 16 wounded in Fallujah bombardments

    Date: 2014-01-23 10:06:40 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:10 - ID:515117

    At least two people were killed and 16 others wounded in bombings in Fallujah, a police source said Thursday. Fallujah, a city on Baghdad's doorstep, has been outside of government control for weeks. The source said the bombings coincided with ....

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