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  • Jordanian King receives US Congress, Senate delegation

    Jordanian King receives US Congress, Senate delegation

    Date: 2014-01-20 13:53:49 GMT - Jordan - Arab world - SN:66 - ID:509886

    The Jordanian King Abdullah II held a meeting on Monday with a US Congress and Senate delegation to discuss the latest developments in the Middle East and other issues of common interest. During the meeting, the King voiced Jordan's appreciation ....

  • Ugandan mercenaries block cease-fire agreement – Machar

    Ugandan mercenaries block cease-fire agreement – Machar

    Date: 2014-01-20 12:46:43 GMT - South Sudan - Arab world - SN:58 - ID:509699

    The leader of rebels in South Sudan Riek Machar said Monday he wants Ugandan troops to leave South Sudan and political detainees to be freed before he can commit to a deal with the government. On his Twitter account, he added the presence of ....

  • 8 civilians killed, injured in bomb blast northeast of Baghdad

    8 civilians killed, injured in bomb blast northeast of Baghdad

    Date: 2014-01-20 12:23:40 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:45 - ID:509633

    Eight Iraqi citizens were killed and injured on Monday in an explosive device blast in northeast Baghdad, a security source said. The device planted near a number of stores exploded killing a civilian and wounding seven others as well as causing ....

  • Berri congratulates Mansour on new constitution approval

    Berri congratulates Mansour on new constitution approval

    Date: 2014-01-20 12:11:11 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:43 - ID:509590

    Lebanese Chamber of Deputies Speaker Nabih Berri sent Monday a cable of congratulations to Egyptian President Adly Mansour on the sweeping approval on the new Egyptian constitution. In the cable, a copy of which MENA has received, Berri said ....

  • Israeli army on alert over possible Gaza escalation

    Israeli army on alert over possible Gaza escalation

    Date: 2014-01-20 11:56:30 GMT - Israel - Arab world - SN:41 - ID:509544

    A state of alert was announced at the Israeli army over a possible escalation in the situation in the Gaza Strip, Radio Israel reported Monday. The situation has been tense over the past few days due to rocket attacks by Palestinian groups in the ....

  • Iraqi troops storm Khalidiya island

    Iraqi troops storm Khalidiya island

    Date: 2014-01-20 11:24:11 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:40 - ID:509449

    A military force stormed the Khalidiya island in Ramadi Monday following fierce clashes with gunmen. The clashes erupted Sunday night between the troops and armed groups on the island in eastern Ramadi, a source said. Small pockets of ....

  • 4 policemen killed, injured in explosive device blast southern Tikrit

    4 policemen killed, injured in explosive device blast southern Tikrit

    Date: 2014-01-20 11:16:14 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:37 - ID:509420

    Four Iraqi policemen were killed and injured on Monday in an explosive device blast in southern Tikrit, 170 km north of Baghdad, a security source said. The device planted on the highway side targeted a federal police patrol, killing a policeman ....

  • Wali of Anbar killed, Daesh youth recruitment officer arrested

    Wali of Anbar killed, Daesh youth recruitment officer arrested

    Date: 2014-01-20 10:49:42 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:33 - ID:509350

    Iraqi security forces killed Monday Wali (official ) of al-Qaeda in Anbar province Ismail Lateef during an armed clashes in Ramadi, a statement by Anbar Operations Command said Monday. Another security force arrested the Daesh organization's ....

  • Gaza detainees' families visit them at Eshel prison

    Gaza detainees' families visit them at Eshel prison

    Date: 2014-01-20 09:06:14 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:25 - ID:509021

    Israeli occupation authorities allowed Monday some Gaza detainees' families to visit them at Eshel prison in Beersheba, south Israel. In a statement, Information Officer for the International Committee of the Red Cross Nasser Najjar said 16 ....

  • Syrian opposition suspends participation in Geneva II conf. over Iran invitation

    Syrian opposition suspends participation in Geneva II conf. over Iran invitation

    Date: 2014-01-20 09:00:34 GMT - Syria - Arab world - SN:14 - ID:508906

    The political bureau of the Syrian opposition coalition suspended its participation in the Geneva II peace conference on Syria in protest of the United Nations' official invitation of Iran to the gathering. In statements to the Arabic Sky News, ....

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