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  • Pro-Machar forces seize control of Upper Nile's capital

    Pro-Machar forces seize control of Upper Nile's capital

    Date: 2013-12-25 10:51:04 GMT - Sudan - Arab world - SN:21 - ID:460650

    Forces loyal to sacked vice president Riek Machar seized on Wednesday control of Malakal, the capital of the oil-rich Upper Nile province, after fierce clashes with army forces of President Salva Kiir according to the South Sudanese news ....

  • UN official says 'absolutely no doubt' thousands dead in South Sudan

    UN official says 'absolutely no doubt' thousands dead in South Sudan

    Date: 2013-12-25 09:58:00 GMT - South Sudan - Arab world - SN:18 - ID:460513

    The United Nations' humanitarian coordinator in South Sudan said that he had "absolutely no doubt" that thousands of people had been killed in violence that threatens to tear the world's newest country apart a little more than two years after it won ....

  • Netanyahu warns of harsh response against Gaza Strip

    Netanyahu warns of harsh response against Gaza Strip

    Date: 2013-12-25 06:48:11 GMT - Israel - Arab world - SN:1 - ID:460166

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned that Israel will firmly retaliate any attack or sabotage act carried out by any faction in Gaza Strip, Radio Israel reported. On his Facebook account, Netanyahu wrote “I wouldn’t suggest that ....

  • AL chief condemns terrorist attack in Daqahliya

    AL chief condemns terrorist attack in Daqahliya

    Date: 2013-12-24 17:24:33 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:60 - ID:459693

    Arab League Secretary General Nabil el-Araby condemned on Tuesday the deadly terrorist attack that targeted a security building in the Nile delta governorate of Daqahliya in the wee hours of the morning. He called in a press release on all sides ....

  • Hamas denies any relation to Mansoura blast

    Hamas denies any relation to Mansoura blast

    Date: 2013-12-24 16:50:43 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:55 - ID:459623

    Palestinian movement Hamas on Tuesday said that it has nothing to do with the blast that took place in the Egyptian city of Mansoura targeting a security headquarters and leaving scores dead and injured. In a press release, its spokesman Samy Abu ....

  • UAE minister: government making positive progress

    UAE minister: government making positive progress

    Date: 2013-12-24 16:26:53 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:53 - ID:459561

    United Arab Emirates Minister of State Sultan Ahmed el-Jaber asserted Tuesday that economic growth in Egypt is related to political and security stability. At the end of his visit to Egypt, the official said the government has made a positive ....

  • Israeli soldier dies of wounds due to sniper fire

    Israeli soldier dies of wounds due to sniper fire

    Date: 2013-12-24 15:22:10 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:46 - ID:459465

    An Israeli soldier Tuesday succumbed to wounds he had sustained when a Palestinian sniper opened fire at an Israeli force near Nahal Oz terminal in eastern Gaza. The soldier was working at the border fence between Israel and the Gaza Strip when ....

  • 5 people killed, injured in charge blast in Toz Khormatu district

    5 people killed, injured in charge blast in Toz Khormatu district

    Date: 2013-12-24 14:21:43 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:27 - ID:458918

    Five police elements were killed and injured in an explosive charge blast in Toz Khormatu neighborhood in northeastern Tikrit, the main city of Salaheddine governorate, situated some 170 kilometers north of Baghdad. The source said the charge was ....

  • US calls for political dialogue in S. Sudan

    US calls for political dialogue in S. Sudan

    Date: 2013-12-24 10:45:25 GMT - United Nations - Arab world - SN:17 - ID:458713

    US Ambassador to the UN Samantha Power called on political leaders in South Sudan to return to "political dialogue". "The future of South Sudan is in jeopardy and this moment demands urgent leadership," Power said. "The leaders of South Sudan ....

  • Qatar allocates $ 10mln to support pension fund of AL employees

    Qatar allocates $ 10mln to support pension fund of AL employees

    Date: 2013-12-23 14:58:30 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:76 - ID:457475

    Qatar has allocated some 10 million dollars to support the pension fund of the employees of the Arab League. This was announced during a meeting held by Arab League Secretary General Nabil el-Arabi with Qatar's Permanent Delegate to the Arab ....

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