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  • Iraqi Interior Ministry denies storming sit-in camps in Ramadi

    Iraqi Interior Ministry denies storming sit-in camps in Ramadi

    Date: 2013-12-28 08:08:34 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:11 - ID:465621

    The Iraqi Interior Ministry denied Friday reports that the army had stormed sit-in camps in Ramadi in the province of Anbar. In a statement, the ministry said locals combated al-Qaeda militants after they attacked a police checkpoint. ....

  • UNICEF launches biggest funding appeal for children of Syria

    UNICEF launches biggest funding appeal for children of Syria

    Date: 2013-12-28 07:48:55 GMT - Switzerland - Arab world - SN:6 - ID:465597

    UNICEF has launched a campaign seeking $835 million to fund its response to the urgent humanitarian needs of children affected by the Syria crisis in 2014, read a report by the United Nations Radio. The funds being requested – a 77 per cent ....

  • 7 Palestinians injured after Israeli forces fire tear gas in northern Gaza

    7 Palestinians injured after Israeli forces fire tear gas in northern Gaza

    Date: 2013-12-28 07:44:26 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:4 - ID:465585

    Seven Palestinians suffocated on Friday when Israeli forces fired tear gas near houses in northern Gaza Strip, said a spokesperson of the Palestinian health ministry in Gaza. The injured were moved to hospital where they were treated and ....

  • 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 ....

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