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  • 4 killed in mortar attacks in Damascus

    4 killed in mortar attacks in Damascus

    Date: 2013-11-26 14:15:23 GMT - Syria - Arab world - SN:31 - ID:408067

    Four people have been killed, including three women, in mortar attacks on a number of districts in Damascus. Mortar shells were fired at Tahrir Square and Baghdad Street near Hamish Hospital, the Syrian Observatory for Human rights said Tuesday. ....

  • UN regional coordination mechanism meeting kicks off

    UN regional coordination mechanism meeting kicks off

    Date: 2013-11-26 13:17:36 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:28 - ID:407936

    The 19th meeting of the UN Regional Coordination Mechanism (RCM) kicked off at the Arab League headquarters on Tuesday. The Palestinian people are suffering from unprecedented settlement colonialism over the six decades," Nabil el-Arabi, the head ....

  • Officer, civilian killed in separate attacks in Baghdad

    Officer, civilian killed in separate attacks in Baghdad

    Date: 2013-11-26 13:11:25 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:27 - ID:407930

    An Iraqi army officer and a civilian were killed and five more civilians injured in two separate attacks in Baghdad on Tuesday. Unidentified gunmen opened fire at a car of the army officer while it passed in al-Salikh area in northern Baghdad, a ....

  • Libyan defense minister hails troops in Benghazi

    Libyan defense minister hails troops in Benghazi

    Date: 2013-11-26 09:41:16 GMT - Libya - Arab world - SN:11 - ID:407423

    Libyan Minister of Defense Abdullah al-Thinni hailed painstaking efforts exerted by troops in Benghazi which has been hit with bloody clashes between troops and militants. "Army units in Benghazi played a heroic role in preserving the city," he ....

  • Benghazi local council declares 3-day mourning, calls for civil disobedience

    Benghazi local council declares 3-day mourning, calls for civil disobedience

    Date: 2013-11-26 07:37:18 GMT - Libya - Arab world - SN:10 - ID:407141

    Benghazi municipal council declared a three-day mourning as of Tuesday after the fall of victims in Benghazi clashes. In statements on Tuesday, Head of the Municipal Council Ahmed Bousenina said the council has declared mourning over Monday's ....

  • No backtrack on disarmament decision -- Libya PM

    No backtrack on disarmament decision -- Libya PM

    Date: 2013-11-26 06:27:24 GMT - Libya - Arab world - SN:8 - ID:407052

    Libya's Prime Minister Ali Zidan asserted on Monday that his government will not backtrack its decision to disarm all militias in the country. In an interview with Sky News Arabia, Zidan said that all those who committed crimes will be brought to ....

  • Iraq sees Turkish mediation over sharing oil sources between Baghdad, Erbil interference in internal affairs

    Iraq sees Turkish mediation over sharing oil sources between Baghdad, Erbil interference in internal affairs

    Date: 2013-11-25 12:15:29 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:51 - ID:405961

    The Turkish mediation regarding sharing oil sources between Baghdad and Erbil is a severe interference in Iraq's internal affairs, said Iraqi MB Emad Youkhana on Monday. Turkey has a floundering policy towards Iraq, he said, stressing that the ....

  • Israeli forces arrest 13 in West Bank

    Israeli forces arrest 13 in West Bank

    Date: 2013-11-25 12:08:05 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:46 - ID:405898

    Israeli forces arrested 13 Palestinians in different parts of the West Bank on Monday, local sources said. The arrests took place in Balta and Jenin camps, Hebron and Bethlehem. Among the arrestees were the brother of leading Jihad member ....

  • Nine killed, 49 wounded in Benghazi clashes - official

    Nine killed, 49 wounded in Benghazi clashes - official

    Date: 2013-11-25 11:38:56 GMT - Libya - Arab world - SN:42 - ID:405849

    Nine people were killed and 49 wounded in bloody clashes between Libyan special forces and members of Ansar al Sharia group in the restive city of Benghazi on Monday, said Libyan Deputy Premier and Interior Minister Al Sedik Abdel Kerim. Clashes, ....

  • Suicide attack in Husseiniya leaves scores of people dead, wounded

    Suicide attack in Husseiniya leaves scores of people dead, wounded

    Date: 2013-11-25 11:37:52 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:41 - ID:405845

    A number of people died and others were injured in a suicide attack in al-Husseiniya area in northern Baghdad Monday. A booby-trapped car detonated earlier in the day targeting a gathering in al-Husseiniya area. The exact number of casualties ....

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