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  • Office of UN envoy to Yemen denies attack on convoy

    Office of UN envoy to Yemen denies attack on convoy

    Date: 2013-11-23 08:16:55 GMT - Yemen - Arab world - SN:15 - ID:402014

    The office of the UN envoy to Yemen has denied news that gunmen fired shots at a convoy carrying Jamal Benomar in Sanaa Friday night. The news about the firing at the UN envoy is baseless, a well-placed source stressed Saturday. Benomar is ....

  • Lebanese Forces MP: Iran occupies Lebanon

    Lebanese Forces MP: Iran occupies Lebanon

    Date: 2013-11-23 08:13:50 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:12 - ID:401980

    Lebanese Forces Parliamentary Bloc Member, MP Antoine Zahra, accused Iran Friday of occupying his country indirectly and Hezbollah, which has close links with Iranian Revolutionary Guards, practices such occupation on large parts of ....

  • Syria mediator Brahimi holding talks with Iran, Russia

    Syria mediator Brahimi holding talks with Iran, Russia

    Date: 2013-11-23 07:55:24 GMT - Switzerland - Arab world - SN:14 - ID:401984

    Syrian mediator Lakhdar Brahimi held talks with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Friday on a planned international conference aimed at ending Syria's civil war, according to Russia Today TV channel. "They discussed preparations ....

  • Abbas announces planned visit to Russia

    Abbas announces planned visit to Russia

    Date: 2013-11-23 07:44:45 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:10 - ID:401963

    Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said Friday that he will visit Russia this year. Speaking to Russia Today satellite channel, Abbas said that he will hold discussion over regional issues with the Russian side, including negotiations with ....

  • Central Darfur state moving closer to activating emergency law

    Central Darfur state moving closer to activating emergency law

    Date: 2013-11-23 07:33:14 GMT - Sudan - Arab world - SN:5 - ID:401946

    The governor of Sudan's Central Darfur State Yousef Tibin said Friday that there are plans to impose the emergency law to control security chaos and grant authorities greater powers to enforce law. Tibin stated that he presented a draft law to ....

  • Algerian Brotherhood discusses 4 options for presidency elections

    Algerian Brotherhood discusses 4 options for presidency elections

    Date: 2013-11-23 07:28:01 GMT - Algeria - Arab world - SN:4 - ID:401939

    Algerian Muslim Brotherhood-aligned Movement for the Society of Peace (MSP) launched on Friday an exceptional session to discuss the political situation in Algeria and the movement's stance towards the upcoming presidency elections to be held in ....

  • Leading Syrian rebel groups form new Islamic Front

    Leading Syrian rebel groups form new Islamic Front

    Date: 2013-11-23 07:25:51 GMT - Syria - Arab world - SN:3 - ID:401935

    Seven leading Islamist rebel groups in Syria announced Friday that they are joining forces to create one front in fighting against Bashar al-Assad government, the BBC reported. A statement posted online said Ahrar al-Sham, Jaysh al-Islam, Suqour ....

  • Syrian MB condemns Hezbollah, Iran for supporting Al Assad

    Syrian MB condemns Hezbollah, Iran for supporting Al Assad

    Date: 2013-11-23 07:14:55 GMT - Syria - Arab world - SN:1 - ID:401918

    Syrian Muslim Brotherhood General Guide Mohamed Riyadh al-Shakfeh condemned Hezbollah group and Iran for supporting Syrian President Bashar Al Assad, urging them to leave Syria. In statements to Al Arabiya TV Channel on Friday, Shakfeh said: "We ....

  • Saudi king told Putin he is ready to help organize Geneva-2 -- presidential aide

    Saudi king told Putin he is ready to help organize Geneva-2 -- presidential aide

    Date: 2013-11-21 13:55:22 GMT - Russia - Arab world - SN:41 - ID:399676

    Saudi King Abdallah bin Abd al-Aziz told Russian President Vladimir Putin during a phone conversation that he is ready to help organize the Geneva-2 international conference, demonstrating an approach to the problem that is similar to Russia's ....

  • UNAMID welcomes Sudan-LJM agreement

    UNAMID welcomes Sudan-LJM agreement

    Date: 2013-11-21 12:33:24 GMT - Sudan - Arab world - SN:31 - ID:399378

    The head of the African Union United Nation mission in Darfur (UNAMID) Mohamed Ibn Chambas welcomed the security agreement was signed in Khartoum between the Sudanese government and the Liberation and Justice Movement stipulated in the Doha ....

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