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  • Syrian shells land in northern Lebanon

    Syrian shells land in northern Lebanon

    Date: 2014-02-01 07:55:55 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:9 - ID:531117

    Shells fired from Syria landed Friday in Lebanon's Akkar region, local media reported. Two shells struck the border villages of Shedra and Habl Khalisa while three others hit the village of Mashta Hassa. Hundreds of stray shells from the war ....

  • Retired Libyan police colonel survives assassination attempt in Benghazi

    Retired Libyan police colonel survives assassination attempt in Benghazi

    Date: 2014-02-01 07:42:54 GMT - Libya - Arab world - SN:5 - ID:531096

    Retired Libyan police colonel Abdel Fattah Ibrahim Baraasi survived on Friday an assassination attempt in the capital Benghazi after unidentified gunmen opened fire on him. A security source in Benghazi told MENA correspondent that the ....

  • More than 1,000 killed, 2,000 injured in Iraq in January - report

    More than 1,000 killed, 2,000 injured in Iraq in January - report

    Date: 2014-02-01 07:39:34 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:4 - ID:531088

    An Iraqi official report showed on Friday that at least 1,000 people were killed while about 2,000 others injured in Iraq during January. A total of 1,013 Iraqis including 795 civilians, 122 soldiers and 96 policemen died due to violence, the ....

  • Syria Geneva talks: Some common ground, says Brahimi

    Syria Geneva talks: Some common ground, says Brahimi

    Date: 2014-01-31 17:17:13 GMT - Switzerland - Arab world - SN:28 - ID:530703

    UN envoy Lakhdar Brahimi has said progress at the Syria peace talks has been slow but can form a basis on which the two sides can build, as he closed the week-long conference in Geneva, the BBC reported Friday. He said he had seen a "little ....

  • Lebanon PM, Egypt consul confer on regional developments

    Lebanon PM, Egypt consul confer on regional developments

    Date: 2014-01-31 17:02:57 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:22 - ID:530671

    Lebanese premier designate Tamam Salam met Friday with Egypt Consul General in Beirut Sherif Bahrawi to discuss the situation in Lebanon and the latest regional developments. Bahrawi posted Salam on the latest developments in Egypt and efforts ....

  • Lebanon PM, Egypt consul confer on regional developments

    Lebanon PM, Egypt consul confer on regional developments

    Date: 2014-01-31 14:00:44 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:16 - ID:530383

    Lebanese premier designate Tamam Salam met Friday with Egypt Consul General in Beirut Sherif Bahrawi to discuss the situation in Lebanon and the latest regional developments. Bahrawi posted Salam on the latest developments in Egypt and efforts by ....

  • 7 Palestinians injured in Gaza during Israeli air raid

    7 Palestinians injured in Gaza during Israeli air raid

    Date: 2014-01-31 13:20:58 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:14 - ID:530311

    Seven Palestinians were injured Friday after the Israeli air force hit several targets in the Gaza Strip, Palestinian security sources said. Israeli Army spokesperson said the forces launched airstrikes in response to rocket fire against Israel. ....

  • Palestinians suffer from smoke inhalation as Israel troops storm West Bank village

    Palestinians suffer from smoke inhalation as Israel troops storm West Bank village

    Date: 2014-01-31 11:33:20 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:11 - ID:530062

    Several Palestinians suffered smoke inhalation from tear gas fired by Israeli troops in the northern West Bank village of Maythaloon, the Palestinian news agency WAFA reported on Friday. It said Israeli forces have stormed the village, firing ....

  • S. Sudan amb. lauds Egypt's support to end Juba crisis

    S. Sudan amb. lauds Egypt's support to end Juba crisis

    Date: 2014-01-31 10:33:13 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:8 - ID:529966

    South Sudan ambassador in Cairo Anthony Louis Kon has lauded Egypt's supportive stance to his country's government during a crisis that erupted between forces of President Salva Kiir and his ex-vice president Reik Machar. Speaking at a press ....

  • Sudanese, Turkish FMs discuss fostering ties

    Sudanese, Turkish FMs discuss fostering ties

    Date: 2014-01-31 09:48:28 GMT - Sudan - Arab world - SN:5 - ID:529916

    Sudanese Foreign Minister Ali Karti met Thursday with his Turkish counterpart Ahmet Davotoglu on the sidelines of the 22nd session of the Assembly of the African Union (AU) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The meeting tackled boosting bilateral ....

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