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  • Ban strongly condemns car bombing in S. Beirut

    Ban strongly condemns car bombing in S. Beirut

    Date: 2014-01-03 07:15:53 GMT - United Nations - Arab world - SN:2 - ID:476432

    UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Thursday "strongly condemned" the car bombing in southern Beirut earlier in the day that killed and wounded a number of people, his deputy spokesman told the daily press briefing. "This act follows the terrible ....

  • Four terrorists arrested in Tunisia -- Interior Ministry

    Four terrorists arrested in Tunisia -- Interior Ministry

    Date: 2014-01-02 18:24:51 GMT - Tunisia - Arab world - SN:29 - ID:476082

    Four terrorists belonging to the banned Ansar Sharia organization were arrested in Sidi Bouzid city, The Tunisian News Agency quoted the Interior Ministry as saying. A Kalashnikov and ammunition were seized, the press release added. The ....

  • Explosion in Beirut southern suburb

    Explosion in Beirut southern suburb

    Date: 2014-01-02 18:19:44 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:25 - ID:476071

    An explosion hit the of municipality of Haret Hreik in Beirut's southern suburbs on Thursday. Casualties have been reported. Preliminary reports said the explosion is caused by a bobby-trapped car and wreaked great havoc in the area. ....

  • Hamas government says it is ready to clear atmosphere with Egypt in 2014

    Hamas government says it is ready to clear atmosphere with Egypt in 2014

    Date: 2014-01-02 14:00:25 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:18 - ID:475510

    Prime Minister of Hamas government Ismail Haniyah said on Thursday that Hamas is ready to clear the atmosphere with Egypt and the other Arab and Islamic countries in 2014. "No way we can live without our Arab brothers. We cannot do without Egypt ....

  • Lebanese MP says president could form salvation government

    Lebanese MP says president could form salvation government

    Date: 2014-01-02 11:30:37 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:10 - ID:475181

    Lebanese lawmaker Jamal Jarrah said Lebanese President Michel Suleiman could form a salvation government that will run the country. "Based on his constriction powers, the president can form a government to run the country. This government then ....

  • Berri warns against 'excluding' Hezbullah from new cabinet

    Berri warns against 'excluding' Hezbullah from new cabinet

    Date: 2014-01-02 08:18:42 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:1 - ID:474661

    Lebanese parliament speaker Nabih Berri has said that the intention behind the formation of a new non-partisan government is to exclude Hezbullah, a process that he rejected by warning that the lawmakers of his parliamentary bloc would not give ....

  • Issa to MENA: We seek to reinforce backing of Arabs, especially Egyptians, to Jerusalem issue

    Issa to MENA: We seek to reinforce backing of Arabs, especially Egyptians, to Jerusalem issue

    Date: 2014-01-01 14:34:50 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:33 - ID:473800

    Secretary General of the Islamic Christian authority for Support of Jerusalem and Holy Sites Dr Hana Issa said the Palestinians are seeking to gain the support of their fellow Arabs, especially the Egyptians, to play a bigger role in supporting the ....

  • South Sudan FM says govt ready for talks with rebels

    South Sudan FM says govt ready for talks with rebels

    Date: 2014-01-01 13:57:15 GMT - South Sudan - Arab world - SN:29 - ID:473684

    South Sudanese Foreign Minister Baranaba Marial Benjamin said the government is ready for talks with the government, the BBC reported Wednesday. "We do not want people in South Sudan to be subjected to meaningless war," he added. Peace talks ....

  • 230 trucks to be allowed into Karm Abu Salem crossing

    230 trucks to be allowed into Karm Abu Salem crossing

    Date: 2014-01-01 13:12:33 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:25 - ID:473580

    Israeli occupation forces will allow the entry of 230 trucks laden with commodities into the Gaza Strip via Karm Abu Salem (Kerem Shalom) crossing on Wednesday. In a press release, Head of the Commodities Coordination Committee in the Gaza Strip ....

  • Iraqi forces kill Al-Qaeda

    Iraqi forces kill Al-Qaeda "Wali", his assistant in Anbar

    Date: 2014-01-01 08:33:01 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:13 - ID:472871

    Iraqi security forces killed the so-called “Wali” of Al-Qaeda organization in Iraq and his assistant who incited sectarian sedition in the governorate, situated some 110 kilometers west of Baghdad, a security source in Anbar said on Wednesday The ....

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