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  • Qatar Emir receives GCC secretary general

    Qatar Emir receives GCC secretary general

    Date: 2013-12-03 14:16:05 GMT - Qatar - Arab world - SN:29 - ID:420608

    Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani received on Tuesday Secretary General of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Abdul Latif bin Rashid Al Zayani, Qatar News Agency (QNA) reported. The two parties discussed preparations for the 34th GCC ....

  • Arab league head mourns Negm's death

    Arab league head mourns Negm's death

    Date: 2013-12-03 13:44:17 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:24 - ID:420508

    Arab League General-Secretary Nabil El-Arabi mourned the death of Ahmed Fouad Negm, the Egyptian poet renowned for sarcasm. "Negm will remain one of renowned vernacular poets of Egypt," El-Arabi said. Negm died on Tuesday morning at the age of ....

  • 10 killed, wounded in Baghdad blast

    10 killed, wounded in Baghdad blast

    Date: 2013-12-03 13:25:49 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:21 - ID:420478

    Ten people were killed and wounded Tuesday in a blast at a marketplace, western Baghdad. A security source said the blast targeted a market in Abu Ghraib city, western Baghdad, killing two people and injuring eight others. The security ....

  • One killed, five wounded in Baghdad blast

    One killed, five wounded in Baghdad blast

    Date: 2013-12-01 18:53:43 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:68 - ID:417417

    One person was killed and five were wounded as an explosive device went off near a cafe northeastern Baghdad, a security source said. He said the blast caused damage to the cafe and nearby shops. Early Sunday, a suicide bombing at a funeral in ....

  • Maliki's advisor confirms his visit to Iran Wednesday

    Maliki's advisor confirms his visit to Iran Wednesday

    Date: 2013-12-01 18:08:12 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:62 - ID:417346

    The media adviser of Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki confirmed that the premier will visit Iran this weekend, NINA reported on Sunday. He said in a press statement that "Maliki will pay an official visit to Iran to discuss the development of ....

  • Arab League calls for anti-HIV/AIDS concerted efforts

    Arab League calls for anti-HIV/AIDS concerted efforts

    Date: 2013-12-01 13:07:16 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:45 - ID:416735

    Arab League Secretary General Nabil el-Araby called for exerting concerted efforts to face HIV/AIDS. He urged Arab families to discipline their children and familiarize them with the dangers of all forms of drugs. Anti-HIV/AIDS national ....

  • 50 killed, wounded in Diyala blasts

    50 killed, wounded in Diyala blasts

    Date: 2013-12-01 09:29:05 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:24 - ID:416229

    At least 50 people were killed and wounded Sunday after three bombs exploded in northern Diyala, about 55 km north east of Baghdad. The blasts occurred during the funeral of a son of a tribal sheikh, killing eight people and wounding 45 others, a ....

  • Khartoum agrees to hold another round of negotiations with popular movement

    Khartoum agrees to hold another round of negotiations with popular movement

    Date: 2013-12-01 08:36:50 GMT - Sudan - Arab world - SN:21 - ID:416119

    Sudan agreed on Sunday to hold a new round of negotiations with the Sudan People's Liberation Movement on the fate of Blue Nile and South Kurdufan provinces. The date of the round will be set by the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) led by ....

  • Israel lets 220 trucks into Gaza Strip

    Israel lets 220 trucks into Gaza Strip

    Date: 2013-12-01 08:27:27 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:17 - ID:416104

    Israeli occupation forces allowed 220 trucks laden with commodities into the Gaza Strip via Karam Abu Salem (Kerem Shalom) crossing on Sunday. In a press release, Head of the Coordination Committee for entry of goods in the Gaza Strip Raed ....

  • Kuwaiti emir invites leaders of Oman, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain to attend Gulf summit

    Kuwaiti emir invites leaders of Oman, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain to attend Gulf summit

    Date: 2013-12-01 08:26:33 GMT - Kuwait - Arab world - SN:16 - ID:416101

    Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmed al-Jaber al-Sabah sent on Sunday invitations to the leaders of Oman, Saudi Arabia and Bahrain to attend the 34th summit of the Gulf Cooperation Council to take place on December 10. The invitations were carried by ....

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