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  • Palestinian presidency forms panel to provide aid to Gazans

    Palestinian presidency forms panel to provide aid to Gazans

    Date: 2013-12-17 06:09:13 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:5 - ID:443895

    Palestinian Minister of Awqaf and Religious Affairs Mahmoud Habash said the Palestinian presidency would form a committee to collect aid to Gazans. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas ordered to provide assistance to the families affected by the ....

  • UN chief, Security Council call for calm after shooting on Lebanese-Israeli borders

    UN chief, Security Council call for calm after shooting on Lebanese-Israeli borders

    Date: 2013-12-17 06:03:18 GMT - United Nations - Arab world - SN:3 - ID:443892

    United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and the members of Security Council have deplored the shooting on Sunday of an Israel Defence Forces (IDF) soldier by a Lebanese soldier, and called for calm and continued restraint by all parties. ....

  • Explosion hits near Hezbollah center east Lebanon; casualties reported

    Explosion hits near Hezbollah center east Lebanon; casualties reported

    Date: 2013-12-17 05:57:56 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:2 - ID:443887

    An explosion ripped through the area housing a Hezbollah center in Sabouba town north the city of Baalbek, east Lebanon, at dawn on Tuesday, a security source said. The blast occurred at almost 4am and left casualties, the source was quoted by Al ....

  • EU support to PA paves way for full partnership in future -- Fatah spokesman

    EU support to PA paves way for full partnership in future -- Fatah spokesman

    Date: 2013-12-16 18:07:46 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:61 - ID:443587

    Fatah movement's spokesman in Europe, Jamal Nazzal, said that the European Union’s rejection to calls to reconsider its financial aid to the Palestinian Authority means the continuation of the union’s support to the authority. In a press ....

  • Cross-border shooting from Lebanon at Israeli force

    Cross-border shooting from Lebanon at Israeli force "individual" act, says Mikati

    Date: 2013-12-16 17:45:49 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:51 - ID:443526

    Lebanon's outgoing prime minister Najib Mikati told the Special Coordinator of the Secretary-General for Lebanon, Derek Plumbly, that the cross-border shooting from Lebanon on an Israeli force is an individual incident. Mikati expressed, during ....

  • AL condemns attempted coup in South Sudan

    AL condemns attempted coup in South Sudan

    Date: 2013-12-16 17:38:54 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:47 - ID:443510

    The Arab League has strongly condemned the attempted coup in Juba at dawn Monday that aimed to hamper efforts aiming to achieve national consensus and ties with Sudan. In a press release on Monday, the AL affirmed its support to South Sudanese ....

  • UN: We seek to help 16 mln Syrians in 2014

    UN: We seek to help 16 mln Syrians in 2014

    Date: 2013-12-16 17:27:02 GMT - United Nations - Arab world - SN:42 - ID:443495

    The United Nations (UN) called on donor countries to donate 6.5 billion dollars to Syria and its neighbors hosting Syrian refugees so as to provide aid to 16 million persons. During the meeting of the donor countries in Geneva, United Nations ....

  • Fuel reaches Gaza electricity station via Karem Abu Salem crossing

    Fuel reaches Gaza electricity station via Karem Abu Salem crossing

    Date: 2013-12-16 12:42:24 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:34 - ID:442885

    Fuel reached an electricity station in Gaza for the second day in a row via Karem Abu Salem crossing. In a statement on Monday, the head of committee that coordinates the entry of goods to Gaza Strip Ra'ed Fatouh said that the Israeli forces ....

  • Broader Middle East forum's preparatory meeting starts

    Broader Middle East forum's preparatory meeting starts

    Date: 2013-12-16 10:04:01 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:20 - ID:442465

    The preparatory meetings of the Broader Middle East and North Africa Initiative (BMENA) forum began here on Monday to set the scene for the ministerial meetings to take place on Tuesday with the participation of 30 Arab countries, G8, Pakistan, ....

  • Palestinian cause still core issue in region - Arab parliament speaker

    Palestinian cause still core issue in region - Arab parliament speaker

    Date: 2013-12-16 09:04:32 GMT - Jordan - Arab world - SN:14 - ID:442289

    The Palestinian issue is still the most important issue at the heart of the Arab and Muslim world, said Arab Parliament Speaker Ahmed Ben Mohamed Al Jarwan. Jarwan told MENA that finding a solution to this issue will help settle many other issues ....

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