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  • South Sudan President Salva Kiir rules out power share

    South Sudan President Salva Kiir rules out power share

    Date: 2013-12-31 06:47:40 GMT - South Sudan - Arab world - SN:6 - ID:470872

    South Sudan President Salva Kiir has ruled out any power sharing with rebel leader Riek Machar to halt violence that has killed at least 1,000 people. In an interview with the BBC, Kiir said Machar - his deputy until sacked in July - should not ....

  • Ammar Hakim named Iraqi Person of the Year: survey

    Ammar Hakim named Iraqi Person of the Year: survey

    Date: 2013-12-31 06:46:44 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:5 - ID:470871

    Ammar Al-Hakim, chief of Islamic Supreme Council of Iraq (ISCI), has been named 'Man of the Year' in 2013, according to a survey conducted by Alhurrya online news website. Hakim took the lead by 34% of the total votes of the participants, while ....

  • Abbas congratulates Palestinians on release of 3rd group of prisoners

    Abbas congratulates Palestinians on release of 3rd group of prisoners

    Date: 2013-12-31 06:02:47 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:4 - ID:470819

    Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas congratulated his people on the release of the third batch of Palestinian prisoners from Israeli jails. In an address he made at the presidential compound in Ramallah before the released prisoners and the ....

  • Kerry begins trip to Middle East on Wednesday to discuss final-status issues

    Kerry begins trip to Middle East on Wednesday to discuss final-status issues

    Date: 2013-12-31 05:53:08 GMT - USA - Arab world - SN:1 - ID:470811

    US Secretary of State John Kerry will begin a trip to the Middle East on Wednesday to discuss final-status issues for a regional peace settlement. According to US State Department spokesperson Marie Harf, he will discuss with Palestinian ....

  • Israel's annexation of Jordan Valley is barefaced violation - Hamas

    Israel's annexation of Jordan Valley is barefaced violation - Hamas

    Date: 2013-12-30 16:36:08 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:58 - ID:470333

    Hamas condemned severely the approval by a ministerial Israeli committee of a draft law on annexing the Jordan Valley to the Israeli territories. The decision is a barefaced violation of international law and should be confronted by all means, ....

  • Fierce clashes erupt in Iraq's Ramadi

    Fierce clashes erupt in Iraq's Ramadi

    Date: 2013-12-30 12:17:53 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:20 - ID:469060

    Fierce clashes have erupted between security troops and participants in a sit-in in Ramadi in the western Iraqi province of Anbar on Monday. All communication and Internet services have been cut in the province during the violence, said a ....

  • Sudanese ruling party candidate for presidency not named yet

    Sudanese ruling party candidate for presidency not named yet

    Date: 2013-12-30 12:16:46 GMT - Sudan - Arab world - SN:24 - ID:469106

    The ruling Sudanese party National Congress confirmed it has not named its candidate for the coming presidential elections yet. According to the Khartoum newspaper out Monday, the party's spokesman said the party is holding dialogue with various ....

  • Syrian warplanes raid Lebanese borders

    Syrian warplanes raid Lebanese borders

    Date: 2013-12-30 12:03:36 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:48 - ID:469622

    The Syrian military jets launched an attack on Khirbet Daoud which is adjacent to border town of Arsal, in north eastern Lebanon. The Lebanese army opened anti-aircraft fire at the Syrian warplanes that hovered the eastern border town of Arsal, ....

  • Heads of MWL, Sudanese Fiqh Council review Islamic issues

    Heads of MWL, Sudanese Fiqh Council review Islamic issues

    Date: 2013-12-30 11:00:31 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Arab world - SN:40 - ID:469454

    Secretary General of the Muslim World League Abdullah al-Turki had talks Monday with the head of the Sudanese Islamic Fiqh Council Essam ben Ahmed al-Bashir on means of promoting cooperation between the Islamic jurisdiction complexes of both ....

  • Three policemen killed in armed attack in northern Salahuddin

    Three policemen killed in armed attack in northern Salahuddin

    Date: 2013-12-30 10:40:29 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:25 - ID:469126

    Three policemen were killed Monday in an armed attack in northern Salahuddin governorate, 170 km north of Baghdad, on Monday, a security source said. Unidentified gunmen opened fire at a civilian car carrying three policemen. Security forces ....

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