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  • Lebanese PM calls off vacation over ex-minister assassination

    Lebanese PM calls off vacation over ex-minister assassination

    Date: 2013-12-27 12:24:18 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:14 - ID:464396

    Lebanese caretaker Prime Minister Najib Mikati decided to call off his vacation and head back to Lebanon after the assassination of Mohamad Chatah, a former Lebanese minister of finance. “We condemn this assassination, which targeted a respected, ....

  • Moussa condemns Shatah assassination

    Moussa condemns Shatah assassination

    Date: 2013-12-27 12:14:32 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:10 - ID:464359

    Chairman of the charter panel Amr Moussa on Friday condemned the terrorist attack in Lebanon that left former finance minister Mohamed Chatah dead. Moussa, on his Facebook account, denounced terrorism that is sweeping the Arab world. He called ....

  • Lebanon's Hariri slams adviser killing in Beirut blast

    Lebanon's Hariri slams adviser killing in Beirut blast

    Date: 2013-12-27 12:06:34 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:8 - ID:464332

    Lebanese former prime minister Saad Hariri condemned on Friday the assassination of his adviser Mohammed Chatah. “Chatah's murderers are the same ones who assassinated former premier Rafik Hariri,” he said in a statement, referring to his father ....

  • Clashes erupt in Rif Dimashq

    Clashes erupt in Rif Dimashq

    Date: 2013-12-27 10:07:43 GMT - Syria - Arab world - SN:4 - ID:464090

    Violent clashes erupted on Friday between Syrian government forces and armed rebels in Rif Dimashq, the Syrian Revolution Coordinators Union said. Several mortar shells have landed near Al-Qosor neighborhood in the capital with no casualties ....

  • Advisor to Lebanon's Hariri killed in Beirut blast: TV

    Advisor to Lebanon's Hariri killed in Beirut blast: TV

    Date: 2013-12-27 09:38:49 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:3 - ID:464038

    A huge explosion in central Beirut has killed an adviser to former prime minister Saad Hariri and former Lebanese Finance Minister Mohammed Shattah, Lebanese Future TV reported on Friday, quoting a Red cross source as saying. The source said at ....

  • Israel stages airstrikes on Gaza

    Israel stages airstrikes on Gaza

    Date: 2013-12-27 09:32:50 GMT - Israel - Arab world - SN:2 - ID:464011

    The Israeli air force struck the Gaza Strip overnight in response to rockets fired hours earlier into southern Israel. The air attacks targeted a training facility and other places within Gaza, injuring one person, the “Voice of Israel” radio ....

  • Kiir, Machar to start negotiations next Tuesday in Addis Ababa

    Kiir, Machar to start negotiations next Tuesday in Addis Ababa

    Date: 2013-12-25 15:36:49 GMT - Sudan - Arab world - SN:45 - ID:461353

    Direct negotiations will start Tuesday in Ethiopia between the two conflicting parties of South Sudan under the mediation of the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD). In statements to Sudan's Al-Sherouk network on Wednesday, a ....

  • Arab League denounces Israeli attack against the Gaza Strip

    Arab League denounces Israeli attack against the Gaza Strip

    Date: 2013-12-25 13:39:25 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:36 - ID:461115

    The Arab League denounced on Wednesday an Israeli attack against the Gaza Strip. In press statements, Ambassador Mohamed Sobeih of the AL, said that the Israeli occupation is waging an all-out war in the territories including the West Bank and ....

  • Algeria strongly denounces bloody attack against Mansoura security HQ

    Algeria strongly denounces bloody attack against Mansoura security HQ

    Date: 2013-12-25 13:24:08 GMT - Algeria - Arab world - SN:34 - ID:461084

    Algeria on Wednesday strongly denounced the bloody attack that targeted Mansoura security HQ in Egypt on Tuesday and left scores dead and wounded. A spokesman for the Algerian Foreign Ministry, in press statements, said that Algeria is condemning ....

  • Iran's Foreign Ministry: Israel's aggression on Gaza out of fear from emergency of 3rd intifada

    Iran's Foreign Ministry: Israel's aggression on Gaza out of fear from emergency of 3rd intifada

    Date: 2013-12-25 11:57:51 GMT - Iran - Arab world - SN:29 - ID:460856

    Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Marziyeh Afkham voiced Tehran's deep concern over the ongoing circumstances in Gaza whose people are not only under siege, but also are the target of state terrorism by the Zionist regime of Israel, Fars news ....

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