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  • 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 ....

  • Algeria asks Mali's Ansar Dine to lay down arms for settlement with Bamako, Paris

    Algeria asks Mali's Ansar Dine to lay down arms for settlement with Bamako, Paris

    Date: 2013-12-23 08:26:13 GMT - Algeria - Arab world - SN:10 - ID:456475

    Algeria proposed to the leaderships of Malian militant movement Ansar Dine to lay down arms and abandon Al-Qaida's support in return for a settlement with the Malian and French governments. Algeria also offered a political asylum to the movement ....

  • South Sudan army ready to attack Bentiu

    South Sudan army ready to attack Bentiu

    Date: 2013-12-23 08:22:53 GMT - South Sudan - Arab world - SN:9 - ID:456464

    The South Sudanese army is getting ready to launch an attack to retrieve control over Bentiu, a military spokesman has said. Earlier the South Sudanese army confirmed that Bentiu, the capital of oil-rich Unity State, had fallen to troops ....

  • Sudan ruling party concerned over situation in South Sudan

    Sudan ruling party concerned over situation in South Sudan

    Date: 2013-12-23 08:12:05 GMT - Sudan - Arab world - SN:5 - ID:456427

    Sudan's ruling National Congress Party (NCP) voiced on Sunday serious concern over recent developments in South Sudan. "We welcome the efforts of negotiation adopted by African mediators to end the fight there," the NCP spokesman Qubais ....

  • Arab League ready to assist in int'l efforts for S. Sudan stability

    Arab League ready to assist in int'l efforts for S. Sudan stability

    Date: 2013-12-22 16:54:31 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:40 - ID:455896

    The Arab League (AL) underlined on Sunday its full readiness to contribute to African and international efforts aimed at restoring stability to South Sudan. The AL is closely following the developments of the situation in South Sudan, and ....

  • AL stresses need of Arab solidarity for Palestinian cause

    AL stresses need of Arab solidarity for Palestinian cause

    Date: 2013-12-22 16:03:25 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:35 - ID:455813

    Assistant Secretary General of the Arab League (AL) Mohammed Sobieh affirmed on Sunday the necessity of the Arab solidarity and ending the Palestinian rift to restore all the legitimate rights of the Palestinian people. "Providing continuing ....

  • Saudi King issues royal order reshuffling officials

    Saudi King issues royal order reshuffling officials

    Date: 2013-12-22 15:01:34 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Arab world - SN:31 - ID:455697

    The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud issued on Sunday a royal order reshuffling high-level officials. The order goes as follows: "First: Relieving Prince Faisal bin Abdullah bin Mohammed Al Saud, the Minister ....

  • Abbas keen on informing Arab ministers of talks updates -- Palestinian FM

    Abbas keen on informing Arab ministers of talks updates -- Palestinian FM

    Date: 2013-12-22 13:58:15 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:26 - ID:455542

    Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad Al-Maliki affirmed on Sunday the president's keenness on explaining to the Arab countries the latest developments in the Palestinian-Israeli negotiations. "President Mahmoud Abbas explained the situation to the ....

  • 10 persons killed, injured in charge blast in southeastern Baghdad

    10 persons killed, injured in charge blast in southeastern Baghdad

    Date: 2013-12-22 12:38:43 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:24 - ID:455364

    Ten persons were killed and injured in an explosive charge blast near a popular marketplace in southeastern Baghdad. The charge was planted near a popular marketplace in Al-Nahrawan neighborhood in southeastern Baghdad, leaving three persons ....

  • South Sudan's oil exports not disrupted by ongoing clashes

    South Sudan's oil exports not disrupted by ongoing clashes

    Date: 2013-12-22 11:31:41 GMT - South Sudan - Arab world - SN:20 - ID:455208

    South Sudan stressed on Sunday that oil exports were not disrupted by clashes that have been going on between the army and some dissidents since last week. On Monday, the government of South Sudan foiled a coup attempt carried out by loyalists of ....

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