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  • 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 ....

  • 15 people killed, injured in blast in central Baghdad

    15 people killed, injured in blast in central Baghdad

    Date: 2014-01-12 10:38:15 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:8 - ID:493362

    At least 15 people were killed and injured when a booby-trapped car went off in Alawi's parking in central Baghdad, an Iraqi police source said. Three people were killed and 12 others injured in an initial toll of casualties. Security forces ....

  • Five elements of Sahwa forces killed, injured in Tikrit

    Five elements of Sahwa forces killed, injured in Tikrit

    Date: 2014-01-11 12:23:34 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:42 - ID:491873

    Five members of Sahwa forces were killed in an armed attack carried out by unidentified gunmen in southern Tikrit city, situated some 170 kilometers north of Baghdad, a security source at Salahuddine governorate said Saturday. The source said ....

  • Bombings kill; injure 34 in western Anbar in Iraq

    Bombings kill; injure 34 in western Anbar in Iraq

    Date: 2014-01-11 11:35:32 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:35 - ID:491756

    Thirty-four elements of the border guards were killed and wounded after two bombs exploded targeting a bus they were riding west of the Al-Anbar province, said a security source on Saturday. The security forces imposed a security cordon around ....

  • Lebanese Forces consult on forming government - Bloc MP

    Lebanese Forces consult on forming government - Bloc MP

    Date: 2014-01-11 11:10:53 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:29 - ID:491694

    Lebanese Forces (LF) Bloc MP, Antoine Zahra said despite differences in the March 14 alliance, the decision on whether to join in a national unity Cabinet or not would be left to the coalition as a whole, dailystar website reported. “Nobody [in ....

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