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  • 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, ....

  • Haniyeh asks Abbas to form national gov't

    Haniyeh asks Abbas to form national gov't

    Date: 2013-12-19 13:41:41 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:25 - ID:450697

    Head of the sacked Palestinian government in Gaza Ismail Haniya called on Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to hold a national meeting to discuss the formation of a national consensus government in line with Cairo and Doha agreements. Haniya ....

  • Russia signals to Syria's Assad to stay silent on re-election

    Russia signals to Syria's Assad to stay silent on re-election

    Date: 2013-12-19 12:33:45 GMT - Russia - Arab world - SN:17 - ID:450517

    A Russian diplomat signalled on Thursday that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad should refrain from statements suggesting he might seek re-election because it could fuel tension before planned peace talks, Interfax news agency reported. “Such ....

  • Syrian media center: Assad forces killed 30 civilians

    Syrian media center: Assad forces killed 30 civilians

    Date: 2013-12-19 09:17:52 GMT - Syria - Arab world - SN:5 - ID:450044

    The Syrian media center said on Thursday that the regime forces killed some 30 civilians during their attempt to escape from the town of Beit Sahm. The forces used sniper rifles in the brutal attack. Hundreds of Syrians tried to escape from hard ....

  • Amnesty: Abuse rife in secret jails in Syria run by Isis

    Amnesty: Abuse rife in secret jails in Syria run by Isis

    Date: 2013-12-19 08:49:50 GMT - United Kingdom - Arab world - SN:3 - ID:449958

    Torture and summary executions are rife in secret prisons in Syria run by the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (Isis), BBC quoted Amnesty International as saying on Thursday. "Those abducted and detained by Isis include children as young as ....

  • Sacked South Sudan vice president denies standing behind coup attempt

    Sacked South Sudan vice president denies standing behind coup attempt

    Date: 2013-12-18 11:16:03 GMT - South Sudan - Arab world - SN:16 - ID:448004

    Sacked South Sudan Vice President Riek Machar denied Wednesday standing behind the failed coup attempt that took place in South Sudan on Monday, Al Arabiya News Channel reported. President Salva Kiir accused Machar of leading the coup attempt ....

  • Policeman killed, six Shia pilgrims injured in suicide attack

    Policeman killed, six Shia pilgrims injured in suicide attack

    Date: 2013-12-18 10:59:27 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:37 - ID:448307

    An Iraqi policeman was killed and six Shiite Muslims on pilgrimage in a suicide attack in Iraq's eastern province of Diyala, a security source said on Wednesday. A suicide bomber set off his explosive belt among a group of pilgrims who were ....

  • Lebanon's legislative session postponed again over lack of quorum

    Lebanon's legislative session postponed again over lack of quorum

    Date: 2013-12-18 10:54:32 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:35 - ID:448289

    Lebanese Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri postponed a controversial parliamentary session for the 8th time to January 28 over lack of quorum. There are 45 draft laws listed on the agenda, including one on extending the term of top security ....

  • Israeli forces open fire toward houses of Palestinians in Gaza

    Israeli forces open fire toward houses of Palestinians in Gaza

    Date: 2013-12-18 10:52:50 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:33 - ID:448283

    Israeli occupation forces opened fire toward houses of Palestinian citizens in Beit Hanoun, in the northern Gaza Strip on Wednesday. The Israeli occupation forces opened fire on houses of citizens, security sources said. No causalities or ....

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