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  • Roman Catholic Patriarch calls for prayers for success of Egypt's constitution

    Roman Catholic Patriarch calls for prayers for success of Egypt's constitution

    Date: 2014-01-14 17:27:35 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:58 - ID:498608

    Roman Catholic Patriarch Gregarious III Laham on Tuesday called for prayers for the success of Egypt's new constitution, which is put for referendum. Egyptians' consensus over the constitution is a historic event and will have its effect on the ....

  • Son of Libya's defense minister released

    Son of Libya's defense minister released

    Date: 2014-01-14 06:30:28 GMT - Libya - Arab world - SN:4 - ID:496586

    Son of Libya's defense minister, Mohamed Abdullah Al-Theni, has been released after kidnappers held him for nearly four months, said spokesman for defense minister Abdel Razek al-Shehabi. "He is in good condition," he said, without spelling ....

  • Saudi cabinet condemns Israel’s new settlement expansion plan

    Saudi cabinet condemns Israel’s new settlement expansion plan

    Date: 2014-01-13 18:34:52 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Arab world - SN:45 - ID:496262

    The Saudi Cabinet condemned the Israeli new plans to construct more illegal settlement units in the West Bank and Al-Quds (the occupied East Jerusalem). Israel has announced plans to build 1,400 new homes in Jewish settlements in the West Bank ....

  • Russia urges Syrian opposition coalition to ensure participation in Geneva 2

    Russia urges Syrian opposition coalition to ensure participation in Geneva 2

    Date: 2014-01-13 09:29:50 GMT - Russia - Arab world - SN:24 - ID:495053

    Russian Foreign Ministry urged Monday the leader of the National Coalition for Syrian Revolutionary and Opposition Forces (SNC) Ahmad al-Jarba to ensure the coalition’s participation in the Geneva 2 international conference on Syria. In a ....

  • Juba asks Khartoum for equipment to re-operate Bentiu oil fields

    Juba asks Khartoum for equipment to re-operate Bentiu oil fields

    Date: 2014-01-13 09:21:05 GMT - Sudan - Arab world - SN:22 - ID:495027

    Juba has asked Khartoum to supply it with equipment to help re-operate the Bentiu oil fields. The Bentiu oil fields have recently stopped operating in the wake of battles between government troops and forces loyal to sacked vice president Riek ....

  • Lavrov, Fabius to discuss preps for Geneva-2 and bilateral relations

    Lavrov, Fabius to discuss preps for Geneva-2 and bilateral relations

    Date: 2014-01-13 09:17:05 GMT - Russia - Arab world - SN:20 - ID:495007

    Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, who is currently in Paris for the preparation of an international conference on Syria, is to hold a separate meeting with his French counterpart Laurent Fabius on Monday, Itar Tass reported. The two ....

  • Palestinian-Israeli negotiations may take some time: FM tells MENA

    Palestinian-Israeli negotiations may take some time: FM tells MENA

    Date: 2014-01-13 08:09:24 GMT - France - Arab world - SN:9 - ID:494847

    Egypt’s Foreign Minister Nabil Fahmy said on Sunday that negotiations between the Palestinians and Israeli have not led yet to a specific formula of a full-fledged peace deal. "Negotiations may take some time," Fahmy told MENA on Sunday in Paris ....

  • Arab Parliament takes part in following up referendum

    Arab Parliament takes part in following up referendum

    Date: 2014-01-12 16:57:31 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:27 - ID:494281

    Deputy Foreign Minister Ambassador Hamdy Sanad Loza on Sunday received Arab Parliament chairman Ahmed al-Jarwan who is visiting Cairo leading a delegation to participate in following up the referendum on the rewritten Egyptian constitution. The ....

  • Nobody has right to meddle in Egypt's affairs - Palestinian minister

    Nobody has right to meddle in Egypt's affairs - Palestinian minister

    Date: 2014-01-12 14:18:57 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:18 - ID:493939

    Palestinian Awqaf Minister Mahmoud el-Habash said on Sunday that Egypt has the right to do what it deems necessary for its national security. "Nobody has the right to meddle in the Egyptian affairs," Habash told MENA's correspondent in Ramallah. ....

  • Kuwaiti FM affirms Arabs' adherence to basic principles of Mideast peace

    Kuwaiti FM affirms Arabs' adherence to basic principles of Mideast peace

    Date: 2014-01-12 10:44:03 GMT - Kuwait - Arab world - SN:9 - ID:493374

    Kuwaiti First Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah affirmed the Arab states' commitment to basic principles regarding the US-sponsored Israeli-Palestinian peace talks. In a statement to Kuwait News ....

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