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  • Gunfire heard in Lebanon's Tripoli

    Gunfire heard in Lebanon's Tripoli

    Date: 2014-01-19 11:39:51 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:45 - ID:507519

    Gunfire was heard Sunday at restless regions in Tripoli in north Lebanon. Exchanged gunfire continued in Almilolh district between Sunni and Alawites gunmen. Meanwhile, the Lebanese army reopened the International Road near Tripoli after it ....

  • Assad thanks Russia for humanitarian aid to Syria

    Assad thanks Russia for humanitarian aid to Syria

    Date: 2014-01-19 11:35:53 GMT - Russia - Arab world - SN:43 - ID:507508

    Syrian President Bashar Assad thanked Russia for its continued support of Syria and for the dispatch of humanitarian aid to the unrest-hit country, Itar Tass news agency reported. At a meeting with Russian parliamentarians, he said, “unlike other ....

  • Kuwaiti National Assembly Speaker calls on nation to unite on Palestinian issue

    Kuwaiti National Assembly Speaker calls on nation to unite on Palestinian issue

    Date: 2014-01-19 11:03:33 GMT - Kuwait - Arab world - SN:42 - ID:507419

    Kuwaiti National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Ali Al-Ghanim called on the Arab Inter-Parliamentary Union (AIPU) on Sunday to seek to re-unify the nation and re-focus on the Palestinian cause. At inauguration of the AIPU 20th Conference, he said: "The ....

  • Kuwaiti Crown Prince inaugurates AIPU conference

    Kuwaiti Crown Prince inaugurates AIPU conference

    Date: 2014-01-19 09:28:08 GMT - Kuwait - Arab world - SN:32 - ID:507216

    Kuwaiti Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and Deputy Emir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah inaugurated Sunday the 20th conference of the Arab Inter-Parliamentary Union (AIPU). The inauguration will be followed by the ....

  • Five Sahwa elements killed in armed attack in Baqouba

    Five Sahwa elements killed in armed attack in Baqouba

    Date: 2014-01-19 09:20:31 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:31 - ID:507188

    Five Sahwa elements were killed in an armed attack in northeastern Baqouba on Sunday, a security source said. Unidentified gunmen wearing military uniforms attacked a security checkpoint of Al-Sahwa elements, the source added. The attack came ....

  • Four Iraqi soldiers killed, injured in armed attack northern Tikrit

    Four Iraqi soldiers killed, injured in armed attack northern Tikrit

    Date: 2014-01-19 09:09:48 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:28 - ID:507169

    Four Iraqi were killed and injured in an armed attack in northern Tikrit, central Salahuddin Governorate, 170 km north of Baghdad. Unidentified gunmen riding a modern car opened fire Sunday morning from automatic weapons on a civilian car ....

  • Iraq congratulates Egyptians on successful vote on constitution

    Iraq congratulates Egyptians on successful vote on constitution

    Date: 2014-01-19 09:04:57 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:25 - ID:507148

    Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki congratulated on Sunday the Egyptian people and leadership on the successful vote on the new Constitution, saying this is a big guarantee to their future. The vote reflected the Egyptian people's strong desire ....

  • Israeli warplanes raid on Qassam outposts in Gaza Strip

    Israeli warplanes raid on Qassam outposts in Gaza Strip

    Date: 2014-01-19 08:36:25 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:17 - ID:507059

    Israeli warplanes launched two air raids over two outposts of Al-Qassam Brigades, Hamas's military wing, in southern and central Gaza Strip on Sunday but no casualties were reported. The two positions located in Beni Suhail and Nussairat camp ....

  • Two killed, 11 injured in clashes in Libya's Sabha

    Two killed, 11 injured in clashes in Libya's Sabha

    Date: 2014-01-19 08:19:35 GMT - Libya - Arab world - SN:12 - ID:507032

    Two people were killed and 11 others were injured on Saturday in clashes between Libyan military troops and members of two tribes in the city of Sabha, medical authorities said. The clashes erupted after gunmen of the two tribes attacked a ....

  • Deadly clashes flare up in Lebanon’s Tripoli

    Deadly clashes flare up in Lebanon’s Tripoli

    Date: 2014-01-19 08:16:06 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:10 - ID:507023

    Deadly clashes have erupted in northern Lebanon as moving targets were sniped on roads leading to Tripoli. The Lebanese army exchanged fire with gunmen and snipers, reports said. On Friday, seven rockets launched from the Syrian territories ....

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