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  • 240 trucks were allowed via Karm Abu Salem crossing in Gaza

    240 trucks were allowed via Karm Abu Salem crossing in Gaza

    Date: 2014-01-05 09:50:52 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:30 - ID:480149

    Israeli occupation forces allowed the entry of 240 trucks laden with commodities into the Gaza Strip via Karm Abu Salem (Kerem Shalom) crossing on Sunday. In a press release, Head of the Coordination Committee for entry of goods in the Gaza Strip ....

  • Saudi Arabia coordinating with Lebanon over Al Qaeda leader death

    Saudi Arabia coordinating with Lebanon over Al Qaeda leader death

    Date: 2014-01-05 09:11:07 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Arab world - SN:28 - ID:480062

    Saudi Arabia assigned a team from its Embassy in Beirut to coordinate with the Lebanese authorities over the death of chief of an al Qaeda-affiliated jihadist group Majed al-Majed. Majed, a Saudi citizen, died in custody after being arrested by ....

  • 7 policemen killed, injured in two attacks in Mosul

    7 policemen killed, injured in two attacks in Mosul

    Date: 2014-01-05 08:59:15 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:23 - ID:480021

    Seven policemen were killed and injured in two separate attacks in Mosul city, central Ninawa governorate, situated some 405 kilometers north of Baghdad, security sources said. Unidentified gunmen attacked on Sunday a police convoy in southern ....

  • Turkey closes its border gate with Syria

    Turkey closes its border gate with Syria

    Date: 2014-01-05 08:58:33 GMT - Turkey - Arab world - SN:25 - ID:480034

    Turkey has temporarily closed the Cilvegözü border crossing with Syria after the rise of clashes between Syrian troops and opposition forces near the Syrian village of Sarmada. Turkey's decision came to protect the Turkish drivers and passengers ....

  • Juba rings with gunfire as South Sudan peace talks open in Ethiopia

    Juba rings with gunfire as South Sudan peace talks open in Ethiopia

    Date: 2014-01-05 08:48:32 GMT - South Sudan - Arab world - SN:2 - ID:479872

    South Sudan's capital was echoing with heavy gunfire on Saturday evening, as peace talks in Ethiopia officially opened, The Telegraph reported. The peace talks, aimed to bring about an end to the conflict in South Sudan officially opened in ....

  • 2 killed, 3 wounded in 2 separate incidents in Baghdad

    2 killed, 3 wounded in 2 separate incidents in Baghdad

    Date: 2014-01-04 12:47:25 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:37 - ID:478822

    One policeman and a civilian were killed and three police elements wounded in two separate incidents that took place in the Iraqi capital Baghdad on Saturday. An Iraqi security source said a roadside bomb went off in southern Baghdad targeting a ....

  • 'Military aid for army should boost capabilities'- Lebanese FM

    'Military aid for army should boost capabilities'- Lebanese FM

    Date: 2014-01-04 12:41:28 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:36 - ID:478788

    Military aid to the Lebanon's army should contribute to boosting its capabilities to turn it into a military deterrent force as part of a national defense plan, the country's foreign minister has said. In statements on Saturday, Adnan Mansour ....

  • Miqati, Seniora condemn torching of priest library in Tripoli

    Miqati, Seniora condemn torching of priest library in Tripoli

    Date: 2014-01-04 12:04:04 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:28 - ID:478621

    Lebanon's resigned Prime Minister Najib Miqati on Saturday condemned the torching of a decades-old library owned by a Greek Orthodox priest in north Lebanon's majority Sunni city of Tripoli. In statements on Saturday, Miqati said such acts ....

  • Hundreds of Iraqis demonstrate in central Baghdad

    Hundreds of Iraqis demonstrate in central Baghdad

    Date: 2014-01-04 12:02:59 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:33 - ID:478682

    Hundreds of Iraqis demonstrated on Saturday in central Baghdad to show their support for security forces and Anbar clans in their fight against terrorism. The protesters raised banners to support the Iraqi army in its fight against al-Qaeda and ....

  • Dozens of families in Ramadi flee homes as clashes intensify

    Dozens of families in Ramadi flee homes as clashes intensify

    Date: 2014-01-04 11:29:30 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:29 - ID:478627

    Scores of Iraqi families in the Ramadi city of Anbar governorate, west of Baghdad, fled their homes amid escalating clashes between security forces and militant groups. The fleeing families took a secure path till they left the city, a security ....

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