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  • Syria denies accusations of being involved in Beirut blast

    Syria denies accusations of being involved in Beirut blast

    Date: 2013-12-27 18:11:55 GMT - Syria - Arab world - SN:43 - ID:465221

    Syrian Information Minister Omran al-Zoubi dismissed accusations that his country is behind the car bomb attack that killed Friday former finance minister Mohamed Chatah in Beirut, saying they are based on “political grudges". He added that some ....

  • Protests in Libya against extending national congress mandate

    Protests in Libya against extending national congress mandate

    Date: 2013-12-27 17:30:52 GMT - Libya - Arab world - SN:42 - ID:465155

    Dozens of Libyan citizens rallied Friday in Tripoli to protest against extending the mandate of the General National Congress (GNS), the country's highest political authority, until the end of 2014. Demonstrators chanted slogans rejecting the ....

  • Saudi Arabia warns citizens against traveling to Lebanon

    Saudi Arabia warns citizens against traveling to Lebanon

    Date: 2013-12-27 17:28:33 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:41 - ID:465146

    The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia warned its citizens Friday against traveling to Lebanon after a strong explosion hit Beirut killing a former minister and five other persons. The Saudi Embassy in Beirut urged its nationals, in a statement, to leave ....

  • Sudan to open 14 border crossings with neighboring countries in 2014

    Sudan to open 14 border crossings with neighboring countries in 2014

    Date: 2013-12-27 17:21:49 GMT - Sudan - Arab world - SN:40 - ID:465131

    Sudanese Transport, Roads and Bridges Ministry has said it will inaugurate 14 border crossings with neighboring countries in 2014. In a press release on Friday, head of road transport department at the ministry Abdelilah Omar Sherif said that the ....

  • US Embassy in Lebanon condemns assassination of Mohammad Chatah

    US Embassy in Lebanon condemns assassination of Mohammad Chatah

    Date: 2013-12-27 17:06:06 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:37 - ID:465101

    The United States condemned in the strongest terms the terrorist attack that killed former Finance Minister Mohammad Chatah, the US Embassy in Lebanon said in a press release on Friday. Minister Chatah had a long history of promoting Lebanon’s ....

  • Sudan starts evacuating nationals from S. Sudan

    Sudan starts evacuating nationals from S. Sudan

    Date: 2013-12-27 17:03:08 GMT - Sudan - Arab world - SN:36 - ID:465094

    The Sudanese government stared on Friday evacuating its citizens and some nationals of the IGAD states from South Sudan on UNICEF airplanes. Five flights were operated over the day to evacuate people from South Sudan's Bentiu to Heglig city in ....

  • Alliance of Palestinian Forces in Lebanon denounces Chatah assassination, calls for unity

    Alliance of Palestinian Forces in Lebanon denounces Chatah assassination, calls for unity

    Date: 2013-12-27 14:09:57 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:30 - ID:464753

    The Alliance of Palestinian Forces in Lebanon denounced on Friday the assassination of former Lebanese finance minister Mohamad Chatah. Chatah was killed along with several others in a car bomb in central Beirut earlier today. The alliance ....

  • Seniora says assassins of Chatah have Syrian, Lebanese blood on hand

    Seniora says assassins of Chatah have Syrian, Lebanese blood on hand

    Date: 2013-12-27 13:43:42 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:29 - ID:464682

    Former Lebanese prime minister Fouad Seniora said on Friday that those who shed blood in Syria and Lebanon are behind the assassination of former finance minister Mohamed Chatah. "The same criminals threaten Lebanon on a daily basis, but they ....

  • Maliki threatens to burn protest camps in Anbar

    Maliki threatens to burn protest camps in Anbar

    Date: 2013-12-27 13:38:57 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:27 - ID:464657

    Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki threatened on Friday to burn protest camps in the squares of Anbar Province if protesters do not end their sit-ins, which he described as "squares of sedition". He pointed out that today will be the last ....

  • Hezbollah condemns Beirut car bomb blast

    Hezbollah condemns Beirut car bomb blast

    Date: 2013-12-27 13:36:30 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:26 - ID:464648

    Lebanese Shi'ite Hezbollah movement denounced Friday the car bomb blast that killed former finance minister Mohamed Chatah along with several others. This heinous crime came as part of a series of bombings that aim to destabilize the country and ....

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