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  • Italy to provide port for Syrian chemical weapons transfer

    Italy to provide port for Syrian chemical weapons transfer

    Date: 2013-12-16 08:04:49 GMT - Italy - Arab world - SN:5 - ID:442152

    Italy has agreed to provide a port for use in the transfer of Syria's chemical weapons arsenal between ships on the way to its destruction at sea, Sky News Arabia quoted reported an Italian Ministry official as saying Sunday. Danish and Norwegian ....

  • Kerry expects quick resumption of Syria aid

    Kerry expects quick resumption of Syria aid

    Date: 2013-12-16 08:01:00 GMT - USA - Arab world - SN:4 - ID:442141

    US Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday said he expects the resumption of non-lethal aid to Syrian rebels, suspended last week following the seizure of a warehouse by Islamists, to resume very quickly. "Nobody wants to just build a warehouse ....

  • Cold wave death toll reaches 12 children

    Cold wave death toll reaches 12 children

    Date: 2013-12-15 18:59:31 GMT - Syria - Arab world - SN:51 - ID:441762

    The Syrian Network for Human Rights announced Sunday that the death total amid Syrians inside and outside their borders due to the cold wave has reached 12 children, Al Arabiya news channel reported. A 7-year-old child was dead as a result of the ....

  • Bashir appoints new central bank governor

    Bashir appoints new central bank governor

    Date: 2013-12-15 17:47:19 GMT - Sudan - Arab world - SN:48 - ID:441666

    Sudanese president Omar el-Bashir appointed Sunday Abdel-Rahman Hassan as a new Central Bank of Sudan governor. Hassan was the head of Khartoum's state-run Omdurman National Bank since 2006. ....

  • AL chief exerts strenuous efforts to provide aid to Gaza inhabitants: diplomat

    AL chief exerts strenuous efforts to provide aid to Gaza inhabitants: diplomat

    Date: 2013-12-15 15:42:36 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:43 - ID:441503

    Palestine's permanent delegate at the Arab League Barakat al-Farra said Sunday that Arab League Secretary General Nabil el-Araby was exerting strenuous efforts to provide the Gaza Strip with aid in the light of the recent bad weather ....

  • Lebanese president heads to Paris

    Lebanese president heads to Paris

    Date: 2013-12-15 11:03:06 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:22 - ID:440902

    Lebanese President Michel Sleiman headed Sunday to Paris on a private visit for medical check-ups. The Under-Secretary-General and Emergency Relief Coordinator Valerie Amos also left for Geneva after a visit to Beirut where she discussed with a ....

  • AL chief to visit India to hold talks with Singh

    AL chief to visit India to hold talks with Singh

    Date: 2013-12-15 10:36:37 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:19 - ID:440839

    Arab League Secretary-General Nabil El-Arabi left Cairo for New Delhi on Sunday on a two-day visit to India for talks with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Foreign Minister Salman Khurshid aimed at promoting Arab cooperation with India. In ....

  • Japanese diplomat stabbed during abduction attempt in Yemen

    Japanese diplomat stabbed during abduction attempt in Yemen

    Date: 2013-12-15 10:17:57 GMT - Yemen - Arab world - SN:18 - ID:440802

    The Japanese consul-general in Yemen was stabbed during an attempt by unidentified assailants to kidnap him, Al-Arabiya satellite TV reported. The consul and second secretary at the embassy suffered five stab wounds in the Sunday morning attack ....

  • Fuel pumped to Gaza power station after 45 days hiatus

    Fuel pumped to Gaza power station after 45 days hiatus

    Date: 2013-12-15 09:46:04 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:13 - ID:440710

    The Israeli authorities allowed Sunday the pumping of 450,000 liters of diesel to Gaza power station after it has been halted for 45 days for lack of fuel. Also, limited amounts of cooking gas and fuel were allowed via Kerm Abu Salem crossing in ....

  • Palestinian teen wounded by Israeli forces in Gaza

    Palestinian teen wounded by Israeli forces in Gaza

    Date: 2013-12-15 08:58:37 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:10 - ID:440625

    A Palestinian teenager was wounded when Israeli forces opened fire at him in northern Gaza Strip, a Health Ministry spokesman said Sunday. The 16-year-old teen sustained a bullet in the left feet and was taken to a nearby hospital, said Ashraf ....

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