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  • US ambassador in Beirut conveys to Mikati Washington's solidarity with Lebanon

    US ambassador in Beirut conveys to Mikati Washington's solidarity with Lebanon

    Date: 2013-12-29 08:21:31 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:5 - ID:467194

    Caretaker Prime Minister Najib Mikati received Saturday US Ambassador in Beirut David Hale who relayed his country's support and solidarity with Lebanon under the current difficult circumstances. Hale expressed his country's deepest condolences ....

  • 6 killed, injured in armed attack west of Tikrit, Iraq

    6 killed, injured in armed attack west of Tikrit, Iraq

    Date: 2013-12-28 13:10:51 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:38 - ID:466247

    Six persons were killed and injured in an attack by unidentified gunmen in west Tikrit, about 170km north of Baghdad, said a security source in Salahuddin province of Iraq on Saturday. A security force cordoned off the scene, while ambulances ....

  • PLO leaderships urge Hamas to disengage from 'terrorist' Muslim Brotherhood

    PLO leaderships urge Hamas to disengage from 'terrorist' Muslim Brotherhood

    Date: 2013-12-28 10:55:29 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:30 - ID:465980

    Leaderships of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) urged the Hamas movement to distance itself from the Muslim Brotherhood, branded terrorists by Egypt. The continuation of Hamas' "subordination" to the international Muslim Brotherhood ....

  • South Sudan rebel leader Riek Machar wary of truce offer

    South Sudan rebel leader Riek Machar wary of truce offer

    Date: 2013-12-28 10:03:25 GMT - South Sudan - Arab world - SN:21 - ID:465671

    South Sudan rebel leader Riek Machar has said there must be proper negotiations before the rebels can agree to a truce with the government. He was speaking after the government said it had agreed to an immediate end to fighting, in a declaration ....

  • 5 Iraqi army officers killed, injured in Mosul

    5 Iraqi army officers killed, injured in Mosul

    Date: 2013-12-28 09:05:58 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:24 - ID:465730

    Five Iraqi army officers were killed and injured when a suicide bomber blew himself up in Mosul on Saturday. A bombed car driven by a suicide bomber went off on Saturday, targeting a checkpoint affiliated to the Iraqi army in Mosul, killing two ....

  • S. Sudan to free most politicians detained over coup: US envoy

    S. Sudan to free most politicians detained over coup: US envoy

    Date: 2013-12-28 08:49:01 GMT - Sudan - Arab world - SN:15 - ID:465638

    South Sudan will release most of a group of politicians accused by the government of links to a foiled coup plot against President Salva Kiir, the United States envoy to the African country Sudan and a senior government official said on ....

  • Iraqi MP Ahmad Al-Alwani arrested

    Iraqi MP Ahmad Al-Alwani arrested

    Date: 2013-12-28 08:40:56 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:22 - ID:465674

    Iraqi army forces detained Saturday MP Ahmed el-Elwani after his house was raided in Anbar governorate. Meanwhile, 15 were killed and injured of the guards and the family of the Iraqi MB. Curfew has been imposed in Al-Anbar province. The ....

  • Bomb thrown in Tripoli, road blocked in Beirut in protest against car bombing

    Bomb thrown in Tripoli, road blocked in Beirut in protest against car bombing

    Date: 2013-12-28 08:32:27 GMT - Jordan - Arab world - SN:1 - ID:465569

    A bomb was thrown and gun fire shots were heard in Tripoli in northern Lebanon on Friday. In Beirut, two persons blocked off a road by setting fire to tires in protest against the killing of former Lebanese finance minister Mohamad Chatah in a ....

  • Two injured in bomb explosion in Manama

    Two injured in bomb explosion in Manama

    Date: 2013-12-28 08:24:33 GMT - Bahrain - Arab world - SN:16 - ID:465645

    Bahrain's Interior Ministry said Friday two persons were wounded after a hand bomb exposed in Manama. The ministry added the two were rushed to hospitals after they had received severe injuries from what it termed an act of terror, ABC News ....

  • Jordan hopes Egypt will restore leading role in region: Jordanian MP

    Jordan hopes Egypt will restore leading role in region: Jordanian MP

    Date: 2013-12-28 08:17:07 GMT - Jordan - Arab world - SN:14 - ID:465630

    Jordanian lawmaker Dr. Hazem Qashou asserted on Friday that Jordan hopes Egypt will restore its leading role at the Arab, African and international levels. This role is key for Cairo to keep its support for resolving main issues especially the ....

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