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  • '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 ....

  • Conflicting reports about death of Qaeda-linked militant

    Conflicting reports about death of Qaeda-linked militant

    Date: 2014-01-04 10:29:17 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:20 - ID:478494

    An al-Qaeda-linked Saudi suspect detained in Lebanon has reportedly died one day after being transferred to a military hospital. The Voice of Lebanon, however, denied the news, stressing that Majid al-Majid is in poor health condition. He is ....

  • Member of Libyan special deterrence force killed

    Member of Libyan special deterrence force killed

    Date: 2014-01-04 10:05:35 GMT - Libya - Arab world - SN:17 - ID:478438

    A member of the Libyan special deterrence force was killed by gunmen, who opened fire on him in front of one of Tripoli's mosques. A security source told Tadamoun news agency said that the element who belongs to the Libyan special deterrence ....

  • Sudanese minister says eastern Nile Basin states keen on achieving aspirations of peoples

    Sudanese minister says eastern Nile Basin states keen on achieving aspirations of peoples

    Date: 2014-01-04 09:47:54 GMT - Sudan - Arab world - SN:14 - ID:478388

    Sudanese Water Resources and Electricity Muattaz Musa said Saturday eastern Nile Basin countries are honestly seeking to achieve aspirations of their peoples. Negotiations between Sudan, Egypt and Ethiopia on the Renaissance Dam set the scene for ....

  • GNC spokesman denies attempt to kidnap parliament president

    GNC spokesman denies attempt to kidnap parliament president

    Date: 2014-01-04 09:17:26 GMT - Libya - Arab world - SN:11 - ID:478318

    Spokesman for the General National Congress Omar Hamidan has categorically denied news posted on facebook about an attempt by gunmen to kidnap GNC President Nouri Abu-Sahmain on Friday night. Citizens should not believe such tendentious rumors ....

  • Syrian jets bomb Idlib

    Syrian jets bomb Idlib

    Date: 2014-01-04 08:00:39 GMT - Syria - Arab world - SN:9 - ID:478177

    Syrian regime jets shelled several areas in Idlib, northwest of Syria, leaving several people dead and injured. Meanwhile, the opposition Free Syrian Army clashed with a regime battalion in Daraa’s countryside in the south, Sky News quoted Syrian ....

  • Abbas meets Kerry in Ramallah

    Abbas meets Kerry in Ramallah

    Date: 2014-01-04 07:53:46 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:6 - ID:478169

    Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas met Friday evening with US Secretary of State John Kerry in Ramallah. The meeting took up means of boosting peace efforts, the Palestinian news agency WAFA reported giving no further details. On Thursday, ....

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