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  • Syria says Turkey's backing of rebels against UN resolutions

    Syria says Turkey's backing of rebels against UN resolutions

    Date: 2013-12-06 08:19:00 GMT - Syria - Arab world - SN:5 - ID:425267

    Syria's Foreign Ministry slammed what it called "Turkish authorities' involvement in supporting the armed terrorist groups in Syria", the state-run news agency SANA reported Friday. In two identical letters addressed to the UN Secretary-General ....

  • Qaeda branch in Yemen claims responsibility for Defense Ministry attack

    Qaeda branch in Yemen claims responsibility for Defense Ministry attack

    Date: 2013-12-06 08:13:28 GMT - Yemen - Arab world - SN:2 - ID:425259

    Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula's media arm, al-Mallahem, claimed the attack on the Yemeni Defense Ministry that left 52 people killed, ABC News reported. The group claimed responsibility for the attack early Friday morning on its Twitter ....

  • Hague extends condolences for victims of Yemen's blasts

    Hague extends condolences for victims of Yemen's blasts

    Date: 2013-12-05 16:56:55 GMT - United Kingdom - Arab world - SN:39 - ID:424677

    British Foreign Secretary William Hague extended his heart-felt condolences on his twitter account for the victims who were killed in the explosions that rocked the Yemeni capital Sanaa. The explosions left 30 persons killed, including six ....

  • Arabi warns of grave risks arising from adopting Prawer Plan

    Arabi warns of grave risks arising from adopting Prawer Plan

    Date: 2013-12-05 15:55:04 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:37 - ID:424566

    Arab League Secretary General Nabil el-Arabi warned of the grave risks arising from the adoption of Israel's Prawer Plan. The Plan, which was first approved by Israel's parliament, the Knesset, in 2011, would displace up to 70,000 citizens of 40 ....

  • 20 killed, 65 wounded in Yemeni Defense ministry blast

    20 killed, 65 wounded in Yemeni Defense ministry blast

    Date: 2013-12-05 11:23:07 GMT - Yemen - Arab world - SN:20 - ID:423983

    Twenty people were killed and 65 wounded in a blast that hit the Yemeni Defense ministry on Thursday and clashes that followed it, said a Yemeni military source. The death toll is likely to increase as the condition of some of the wounded is very ....

  • Yemeni forces defuse another booby-trapped car near Defense Ministry

    Yemeni forces defuse another booby-trapped car near Defense Ministry

    Date: 2013-12-05 11:21:10 GMT - Yemen - Arab world - SN:19 - ID:423979

    Yemeni security forces defused a booby-trapped car found near the Defense Ministry minutes after a huge explosion rocked the western gate of the ministry in Sanaa early Thursday, a Yemeni military source said. He told MENA that another car ....

  • Clashes between Free Syrian Army, regime forces - Syrian sources

    Clashes between Free Syrian Army, regime forces - Syrian sources

    Date: 2013-12-05 09:22:08 GMT - Syria - Arab world - SN:13 - ID:423649

    Syrian opposition sources said Thursday that clashes have erupted between the Free Syrian Army and regime forces in Damascus earlier today. Sky News channel quoted a Syrian network as saying that the death toll is still a matter of dispute among ....

  • Yemeni forces control area around Defense Ministry - source

    Yemeni forces control area around Defense Ministry - source

    Date: 2013-12-05 09:15:07 GMT - Yemen - Arab world - SN:11 - ID:423631

    Two army helicopters are now hovering over the Defense Ministry, that was hit by a huge explosion early Thursday, to secure police and army forces that are battling the armed elements who triggered off clashes following the explosion, a military ....

  • Kirkuk police regain control over intelligence building, free 11 hostages

    Kirkuk police regain control over intelligence building, free 11 hostages

    Date: 2013-12-05 09:11:29 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:10 - ID:423621

    Kirkuk security forces managed on Thursday to regain control over the Intelligence building and the adjacent Jawaher Mall which was seized by terrorists on Wednesday, a security source said. The forces also freed the 11 shoppers who were taken ....

  • Huge blast hits Yemeni defense ministry

    Huge blast hits Yemeni defense ministry

    Date: 2013-12-05 08:03:30 GMT - Yemen - Arab world - SN:3 - ID:423448

    A huge blast took place near the headquarters of the Yemeni Defense Ministry in Sanaa on Thursday, a Yemeni military source said. A booby-trapped car blew up near the gate of the building located in Bab el-Yaman district, the source said, adding ....

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