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  • South Sudan army set to move on rebel-held town of Bor

    South Sudan army set to move on rebel-held town of Bor

    Date: 2013-12-23 14:29:04 GMT - South Sudan - Arab world - SN:61 - ID:457403

    South Sudanese troops are preparing to enter the rebel-held town of Bor, President Salva Kiir has said. Kiir told parliament the army was "ready to move", adding that the counter-attack had been delayed to allow US citizens to be airlifted out, ....

  • All Kuwaiti ministers tender resignations to premier - minister

    All Kuwaiti ministers tender resignations to premier - minister

    Date: 2013-12-23 13:44:01 GMT - Kuwait - Arab world - SN:57 - ID:457272

    Kuwaiti Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs and Health Minister Sheikh Mohamed Adallah al-Mubarak al-Sabah said all ministers have tendered their resignation to Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber al-Mubarak al-Hamad al-Sabah to enable him to prepare for ....

  • Kuwait's parliament accepts resignation of government

    Kuwait's parliament accepts resignation of government

    Date: 2013-12-23 12:23:13 GMT - Kuwait - Arab world - SN:50 - ID:457083

    Kuwaiti National Assembly Speaker Marzouk el-Ghanim accepted on Monday the resignation of the cabinet led by Sheikh Jaber al-Mubarak al-Sabah, saying the ministers will not attend Tuesday's session. The cabinet submitted a formal resignation ....

  • Libyan special forces member attacked in Benghazi

    Libyan special forces member attacked in Benghazi

    Date: 2013-12-23 11:28:48 GMT - Libya - Arab world - SN:40 - ID:456934

    A Libyan special forces member was attacked by unidentified gunmen in Benghazi on Monday. Rezq Ubaidi is now at the intensive care unit after receiving many bullets, an Al-Jalaa Hospital media office official said. The attack took place while ....

  • Gaza detainees' families visit them at Eshel prison

    Gaza detainees' families visit them at Eshel prison

    Date: 2013-12-23 11:23:23 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:37 - ID:456923

    Israeli occupation authorities allowed Monday dozens of Gaza detainees' families to visit them at Eshel prison in Beersheba, south Israel. In a statement, Information Officer for the International Committee of the Red Cross Nasser Najjar said 60 ....

  • 20 killed, wounded in bombing of Idlib countryside

    20 killed, wounded in bombing of Idlib countryside

    Date: 2013-12-23 11:16:37 GMT - Syria - Arab world - SN:35 - ID:456906

    Twenty people were killed and wounded in the bombing of Maarat al-Numaan in Idlib countryside on Monday, Sky news reported quoting Syrian activities. They added that the death toll of Sunday violence, mostly in Aleppo, rose to 100, including ....

  • More army reinforcements head for Anbar hours after of Maliki's threats

    More army reinforcements head for Anbar hours after of Maliki's threats

    Date: 2013-12-23 10:44:07 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:26 - ID:456808

    More military reinforcements have been seen heading from Baghdad to Assad military base, west of Ramadi, the main city of Anbar governorate, situated some 110 kilometers north of Baghdad, a police source in Anbar said. The build-ups come under ....

  • Death toll from Sunday violence in Syria reaches 100

    Death toll from Sunday violence in Syria reaches 100

    Date: 2013-12-23 10:32:31 GMT - Syria - Arab world - SN:22 - ID:456766

    The death toll from Sunday's violence in Syria upped to 100, including women and children, according to the BBC. Activists say most of the deaths were in Aleppo in northwestern Syria. Barrels packed with TNT were dropped on the Hanano ....

  • Lebanese president reiterates rejection to extend his term in office

    Lebanese president reiterates rejection to extend his term in office

    Date: 2013-12-23 10:23:00 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:21 - ID:456732

    Lebanese President Michel Suleiman reiterated his rejection to extend his term to expire in May, the date set for presidential elections. In a statement to the Lebanese Annahar newspaper, he dismissed fears by several Lebanese politicians that he ....

  • 6 killed, wounded on armed attack in Baqouba

    6 killed, wounded on armed attack in Baqouba

    Date: 2013-12-23 10:17:00 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:17 - ID:456720

    At least six persons were killed and wounded in an armed attack targeting pilgrims on their way back from a ritual visit in southern Baqouba, 55 kilometers northeast of Baghdad. A security source said Monday unidentified gunmen opened fire at a ....

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