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  • 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 ....

  • Lebanese army commander, US Marine Corps commander discuss military cooperation

    Lebanese army commander, US Marine Corps commander discuss military cooperation

    Date: 2013-12-20 17:11:48 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:38 - ID:452656

    Lebanese Army Commander Jean Kahwaji met Friday with Lt. General Robert B. Neller, Commander of US Marine Corps Forces Central Command. Neller is currently visiting Lebanon on top of a US military delegation. The meeting took up means of ....

  • UNMISS confirms death, injury of 3 soldiers in S. Sudan

    UNMISS confirms death, injury of 3 soldiers in S. Sudan

    Date: 2013-12-20 16:31:22 GMT - United Nations - Arab world - SN:37 - ID:452612

    The United Nations Mission in the Republic of South Sudan (UNMISS) confirmed Friday that two soldiers of the Indian Battalion troops were killed and one other was injured during violence that erupted in Akobo town. UNMISS condemned in the ....

  • Nasrallah says Hezbollah not Iranian takfiri party, warns of targeting Lebanese army

    Nasrallah says Hezbollah not Iranian takfiri party, warns of targeting Lebanese army

    Date: 2013-12-20 16:23:55 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:35 - ID:452588

    Secretary-General of Hezbollah Hassan Nasrallah said Friday that Hezbollah is not an Iranian takfiri party as claimed by opponents. "Our war is against Israel," said Nasrallah, adding that "we cannot, however, turn a blind eye to such ....

  • Russia slams battles near Syria chemical facility

    Russia slams battles near Syria chemical facility

    Date: 2013-12-20 16:15:45 GMT - Russia - Arab world - SN:31 - ID:452574

    The Russian Foreign Ministry has voiced concern over combat operations between militants and the Syrian army near a chemical facility in the Syrian city of Homs, Russia Today reported on Friday. Russia strongly condemns provocative actions aimed ....

  • Nasrallah: Hezbollah pays price for victories over Israel

    Nasrallah: Hezbollah pays price for victories over Israel

    Date: 2013-12-20 15:04:32 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:29 - ID:452445

    Secretary-General of Hezbollah Hassan Nasrallah said Friday that his party is paying the price of previous victories over Israel. Nasrallah voiced hope that he would have a chance later to talk about achievements and sacrifices of the ....

  • Lavrov: Assad did not ask Russia to ensure his safety

    Lavrov: Assad did not ask Russia to ensure his safety

    Date: 2013-12-20 14:28:50 GMT - Russia - Arab world - SN:27 - ID:452360

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Syrian President Bashar Assad has not asked Russia to ensure his safety in case he leaves his presidential post, RIA Novosti reported on Friday. Lavrov said Assad “reiterated on several occasions that ....

  • Land road between Egypt, Sudan to be opened in January

    Land road between Egypt, Sudan to be opened in January

    Date: 2013-12-20 13:15:44 GMT - Sudan - Arab world - SN:20 - ID:452228

    Undersecretary of Sudan's Transport and Roads Ministry Ahmed Ibrahim said on Friday that an agreement was reached to open the international land road between Egypt and Sudan in January. In statements to Sudanese Almeghar Alsyasy newspaper, ....

  • Troops on Lebanon border with Israel on high alert

    Troops on Lebanon border with Israel on high alert

    Date: 2013-12-20 12:10:35 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:14 - ID:452090

    Lebanese army and UNIFIL troops deployed on the border with Israel are on high alert after the Israeli army attempted to cut down a tree inside Lebanon that fell on the separating fence. UNIFIL troops are trying to settle the problem, a ....

  • Palestinian analysts slam  Israeli PM stance over settlement expansion

    Palestinian analysts slam Israeli PM stance over settlement expansion

    Date: 2013-12-20 12:09:24 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:13 - ID:452089

    Palestinian analysts have slammed stance of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu over expansion of settlements in the West Bank. In statements on Thursday, Netanyahu had vowed to continue developing settlements, saying "We will not stop, ....

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