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  • Al Qaeda 'armies' growing in Syria pose threat to region, official warns

    Al Qaeda 'armies' growing in Syria pose threat to region, official warns

    Date: 2013-12-13 08:01:14 GMT - USA - Arab world - SN:3 - ID:437640

    Al Qaeda is said to have formed armies that could spread throughout the Middle East, the World Tribune reported Thursday. Iraqi Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari warned that Al Qaeda and aligned militias were turning into veritable military forces ....

  • AL to hold extraordinary FMs meeting Dec 21 at request of Palestinian president

    AL to hold extraordinary FMs meeting Dec 21 at request of Palestinian president

    Date: 2013-12-12 12:02:48 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:31 - ID:436523

    The Arab League (AL) announced that an extraordinary meeting for the AL Council will be held on December 21 at the level of foreign ministers at the request of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas. The meeting is set to take up all developments of ....

  • Hamas PM phones Abbas on humanitarian situation in Gaza

    Hamas PM phones Abbas on humanitarian situation in Gaza

    Date: 2013-12-12 08:36:46 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:19 - ID:436006

    Hamas Prime Minister in Gaza Strip Ismail Haniyeh phoned Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas over the humanitarian situation in Gaza Strip, that has been under a tight Israeli siege since Hamas took control of the coastal enclave in June of ....

  • UN demands 'immediate halt' for demolishing Palestinians' homes in Jordan Valley

    UN demands 'immediate halt' for demolishing Palestinians' homes in Jordan Valley

    Date: 2013-12-12 08:20:57 GMT - United Nations - Arab world - SN:11 - ID:435958

    The United Nations asked Israel on Wednesday to halt immediately the demolition of Palestinians' homes in the Jordan Valley, UN secretary-general spokesman Martin Nesirky said. "The demolitions must be brought to an immediate halt," he added."The ....

  • UN: Plan for destruction of Syrian chemicals outside of Syria to be released

    UN: Plan for destruction of Syrian chemicals outside of Syria to be released

    Date: 2013-12-12 08:00:41 GMT - United Nations - Arab world - SN:4 - ID:435900

    The United Nations said Wednesday that the Syrian government will announce a new plan to destroy the chemical weapons out side Syria. "The plan for the destruction of all Syrian chemicals outside of Syria will be released on 17 December," Martin ....

  • Britain pledges £24m of aid to Syrian refugees in Lebanon

    Britain pledges £24m of aid to Syrian refugees in Lebanon

    Date: 2013-12-11 18:31:20 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:82 - ID:435448

    The British government announced a commitment Wednesday of £24 million in humanitarian assistance to the Lebanese government to help the Syrian refugees. British Minister for the Middle East, Hugh Robertson, made the remarks after a two-day ....

  • GCC to form unified military command

    GCC to form unified military command

    Date: 2013-12-11 16:34:26 GMT - Kuwait - Arab world - SN:68 - ID:435261

    The Gulf Cooperation Council has approved the formation a unified military command structure, announcing the move in a closing statement of a two-day annual Gulf summit held in Kuwait City on Wednesday, Al-Arabiya news reported. The bloc also ....

  • UNHCR Representative praises Egypt granting Syrian refugees residency visas

    UNHCR Representative praises Egypt granting Syrian refugees residency visas

    Date: 2013-12-11 16:28:36 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:65 - ID:435250

    The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Regional Representative in Egypt Ambassador Mohamed Dayri praised a recent initiative of the Ministries of Foreign Affairs and Interior for granting visas for a number of Syrians, hailing the ....

  • Senior police officer assassinated in Libya

    Senior police officer assassinated in Libya

    Date: 2013-12-11 13:27:19 GMT - Libya - Arab world - SN:53 - ID:434785

    Unidentified gunmen assassinated a senior Customs police officer at Darnah Port in a drive-by shooting on Wednesday, a security source said. Colonel Abdel Monem Tag el-Din was shot dead outside his house. He was killed at once, the source ....

  • AL chief: It is time for Palestinians to gain independence

    AL chief: It is time for Palestinians to gain independence

    Date: 2013-12-11 13:24:01 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:51 - ID:434775

    Arab League's Secretary General, Nabil el-Araby said it is time for the Palestinian people to gain their liberty and independence just like other peoples. This came during a celebration held by the Palestinian Embassy in Cairo to mark the 25th ....

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