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  • Syrian opposition seeks more help from abroad, warns of chaos

    Syrian opposition seeks more help from abroad, warns of chaos

    Date: 2013-12-15 08:37:19 GMT - Syria - Arab world - SN:9 - ID:440585

    Syrian opposition leaders called on Western and Arab allies to give them funding to reorganise their forces after Islamist fighters seized some of their weapons, the BBC reported. Monzer Akbik, chief of staff in the Syrian National Coalition, ....

  • 5 of same family killed in blast in Baqouba

    5 of same family killed in blast in Baqouba

    Date: 2013-12-15 08:27:35 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:7 - ID:440563

    Five members of the same family were killed in a blast in northern Baqouba on Sunday, a security source said. Unidentified gunmen blew up several explosive devices in the precincts of a house owned by a Diyala Health Department employee, the ....

  • Qaraqae asserts 3rd batch of Palestinian prisoners to be released as scheduled

    Qaraqae asserts 3rd batch of Palestinian prisoners to be released as scheduled

    Date: 2013-12-14 16:45:33 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:27 - ID:439966

    Palestinian Minister of Prisoners Eissa Qaraqae asserted that the 3rd batch of Palestinian prisoners will be released as scheduled on December 29. In statements carried by the Palestinian “Al-Raya” Radio, Qaraqae said if Israel did not fulfill ....

  • Arabi urges Arab, int'l intervention to offer aid to power crisis in Gaza Strip

    Arabi urges Arab, int'l intervention to offer aid to power crisis in Gaza Strip

    Date: 2013-12-14 15:33:36 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:25 - ID:439851

    Arab League Secretary General Nabil El-Arabi urged Arab and international parties and the UN organizations to bear their responsibilities and offer urgent aid to Gaza Strip residents especially in view of the power cut crisis. A statement ....

  • Police, army ordered to protect fuel stations- Libyan PM

    Police, army ordered to protect fuel stations- Libyan PM

    Date: 2013-12-14 15:01:34 GMT - Libya - Arab world - SN:21 - ID:439792

    Libya's Prime Minister Ali Zeidan said Saturday he has ordered police and army to guard petrol stations, especially in Tripoli, amid the recent petrol crisis. The premier also directed security forces that any director or a worker in a gas ....

  • Lebanese president, Italian PM probe latest developments

    Lebanese president, Italian PM probe latest developments

    Date: 2013-12-14 14:44:55 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:18 - ID:439763

    Lebanese President Michel Sleiman held a meeting with Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta who arrived in Lebanon Friday on an official visit during which he will hold talks with Lebanese officials and inspect his country's troops participating in ....

  • Iraqi policeman killed, another injured in attack in Ramadi

    Iraqi policeman killed, another injured in attack in Ramadi

    Date: 2013-12-14 14:40:11 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:17 - ID:439754

    An Iraqi policeman was killed and another injured Saturday in an armed attack which targeted a security checkpoint in northern Ramadi, Anbar Governorate, west of Baghdad, a security source said. Unidentified militants open fire on the checkpoint ....

  • Lavrov calls for forming coalition between govt, opposition in Syria to fight terrorism

    Lavrov calls for forming coalition between govt, opposition in Syria to fight terrorism

    Date: 2013-12-14 09:29:35 GMT - Russia - Arab world - SN:9 - ID:439206

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov called for setting up a coalition between the government and the Syrian national powers to fight the terrorist groups in Syria. In statements to Russia-24 channel on Saturday, Lavrov said that fighting ....

  • UN chief deplores use of chemical weapons in Syria

    UN chief deplores use of chemical weapons in Syria

    Date: 2013-12-14 09:14:55 GMT - USA - Arab world - SN:8 - ID:439172

    UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon deplored the use of chemical weapons in Syria and demanded that those responsible are held accountable, according to the BBC. Ban told the UN General Assembly that the international community also has a moral and ....

  • Russia says destruction of chemical weapons in Syria requires $150 milion donations

    Russia says destruction of chemical weapons in Syria requires $150 milion donations

    Date: 2013-12-14 07:42:08 GMT - Russia - Arab world - SN:5 - ID:439035

    Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Gennady Gatilov said the destruction of chemical weapons and facilities in Syria would require donations of about $140-150 million, RIA Novosti reported on Friday. He said that Russia was ready to make a financial ....

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