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  • 40,000 Sudanese return to Sennar State from S. Sudan

    40,000 Sudanese return to Sennar State from S. Sudan

    Date: 2013-12-21 09:08:28 GMT - Sudan - Arab world - SN:22 - ID:453296

    About 40,000 Sudanese arrived in Sennar State from South Sudan over the past period, said governor of Sudan's Sennar State Ahmed Abbas. In statements to Sudan's Al-Tagheer newspaper on Saturday, Abbas said that measures pertaining to legalizing ....

  • Palestinian youth wounded by Israeli fire in Khan Younis

    Palestinian youth wounded by Israeli fire in Khan Younis

    Date: 2013-12-21 09:07:15 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:21 - ID:453293

    A Palestinian youth was injured by Israeli fire in Khan Younis early Saturday. Occupation troops suddenly opened fire at farmers tending to their lands in Khozaa town, wounding Ismail al-Najar, 22, in the leg. Najar was moved to the European ....

  • Israel seeking to demarcate maritime border in areas disputed with Lebanon

    Israel seeking to demarcate maritime border in areas disputed with Lebanon

    Date: 2013-12-21 09:05:38 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:20 - ID:453287

    Lebanese officials warned against Israel taking any “unilateral” steps in demarcating its maritime border in the areas near Lebanon, Naharnet reported on Saturday. Israel's Yedioth Ahronoth daily said that Israel is seeking to demarcate the ....

  • S. Sudan denies deployment of foreign troops in Juba

    S. Sudan denies deployment of foreign troops in Juba

    Date: 2013-12-21 07:53:23 GMT - South Sudan - Arab world - SN:15 - ID:453119

    South Sudanese Information Minister Michael Makuei Leuth denied media reports about the deployment of US or African troops in the country. No state is involved in the conflict in South Sudan, Al-Arabiya TV quoted Leuth as saying on ....

  • About 100 people killed in Syria Friday -- activists

    About 100 people killed in Syria Friday -- activists

    Date: 2013-12-21 07:30:46 GMT - Syria - Arab world - SN:13 - ID:453085

    At least 100 people were killed in Syria Friday, activists say. Most of the victims are from Damascus, Rif Dimashq and Aleppo, the activists told Sky News. Armed opposition forces were able to control the Canadian Hospital in Aleppo after ....

  • UNAMID welcomes SLA decision to ban recruitment of child soldiers

    UNAMID welcomes SLA decision to ban recruitment of child soldiers

    Date: 2013-12-21 07:07:57 GMT - Sudan - Arab world - SN:4 - ID:453051

    The African-Union United Nations Joint Special Representative for Darfur Mohamed Ibn Chambas welcomed Friday the decision taken by the Sudan Liberation Army/Minni Minawi (SLA/MM) to prohibit the recruitment and use of child soldiers in its ....

  • Brahimi: 26 states to take part in Geneva 2 conference, no agreement reached on Iran participation

    Brahimi: 26 states to take part in Geneva 2 conference, no agreement reached on Iran participation

    Date: 2013-12-20 18:37:46 GMT - Switzerland - Arab world - SN:47 - ID:452774

    UN-Arab League envoy to Syria Lakhdar Brahimi said Friday that 26 states will take part in the Geneva 2 conference which will be held in January. But he said that no agreement has been reached yet on a role for Iran in the gathering. In a ....

  • Britain to help destroy Syria's chemical weapons

    Britain to help destroy Syria's chemical weapons

    Date: 2013-12-20 18:33:28 GMT - United Kingdom - Arab world - SN:44 - ID:452764

    Britain is to destroy 150 tons of industrial-grade chemicals as part of the international effort to dismantle Sryian President Bashar al-Assad’s chemical weapons stockpile, The Telegraph reported Friday. The British Foreign Office said the ....

  • 43,000 illegal immigrants arrived to Italy in 2013 - minister

    43,000 illegal immigrants arrived to Italy in 2013 - minister

    Date: 2013-12-20 18:31:57 GMT - Italy - Arab world - SN:43 - ID:452760

    Italian Interior Minister Angelino Alfano said Friday that the number of illegal immigrants arrived to the Italian shores in 2013 jumped to 43,000 up from 23,000 immigrants in 2012. Speaking to press conference, Alfano said that about 27,000 ....

  • 20,000 Palestinian lives at risk in Yarmouk Camp, says UNRWA

    20,000 Palestinian lives at risk in Yarmouk Camp, says UNRWA

    Date: 2013-12-20 17:24:36 GMT - United Nations - Arab world - SN:41 - ID:452675

    The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) on Friday called for the lifting of the Yarmouk camp in Damascus, saying thousands are trapped there and in dire need of aid. The Syrian army has besieged ....

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