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  • King Abdullah II of Jordan hopes that current Afro-Arab Summit would help promote Afro-Arab cooperation

    King Abdullah II of Jordan hopes that current Afro-Arab Summit would help promote Afro-Arab cooperation

    Date: 2013-11-19 13:51:26 GMT - Jordan - Arab world - SN:39 - ID:395817

    King Abdullah II of Jordan on Tuesday expressed hope that the current Afro-Arab Summit, now in session in Kuwait, would result in tangible results that help promote Afro-Arab cooperation. According to a statement issued by the Jordanian Royal ....

  • Palestinian officer dies from  7-year-old gunshots

    Palestinian officer dies from 7-year-old gunshots

    Date: 2013-11-19 13:02:03 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:35 - ID:395679

    A retired Palestinian officer died Tuesday after seven years after being shot by Israeli troops. Mohamed Mubarak al-Swarka, 58, from a village in eastern Bethlehem, was shot by Israeli army soldiers in his back in 2006. Since then, he remained ....

  • Kuwait emir announces $1bn in easy loans to Africa

    Kuwait emir announces $1bn in easy loans to Africa

    Date: 2013-11-19 12:39:26 GMT - Kuwait - Arab world - SN:32 - ID:395621

    Kuwaiti Emir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah on Tuesday said he instructed the Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development (KFAED) to extend one billion dollars in easy loans to African countries in five years, according to KUNA. The emir ....

  • France condemns bloody attack near Iranian Embassy in Beirut

    France condemns bloody attack near Iranian Embassy in Beirut

    Date: 2013-11-19 12:36:16 GMT - France - Arab world - SN:31 - ID:395610

    France has strongly condemned the bloody attack that targeted the Iranian embassy in Beirut earlier Tuesday. In its press statement, the Élysée Palace said Paris condemns terrorism in all its forms, whatever the motives or perpetrators, ....

  • Abbas meets presidents of Kenya, Mali, Gabon

    Abbas meets presidents of Kenya, Mali, Gabon

    Date: 2013-11-19 12:12:34 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:27 - ID:395525

    Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas met Tuesday with his counterparts of Kenya, Mali and Gabon on the sidelines of an Afro-Arab summit currently being held in Kuwait. Abbas held separate meetings with the three leaders, according to the ....

  • Third Afro-Arab summit opens in Kuwait

    Third Afro-Arab summit opens in Kuwait

    Date: 2013-11-19 09:19:00 GMT - Kuwait - Arab world - SN:17 - ID:395018

    The 3rd Afro-Arab summit opened in Kuwait Tuesday morning with the participation of more than 71 states as well as Arab, regional and international organizations. Kuwaiti Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmed al-Jaber al-Sabah will address the summit's ....

  • Seven killed in blasts near Iranian embassy in Beirut

    Seven killed in blasts near Iranian embassy in Beirut

    Date: 2013-11-19 09:09:59 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:16 - ID:394984

    At least seven people were killed Tuesday in blasts near the Iranian embassy in Jenah district in southern Beirut, the Lebanese Al Mayadeen satellite channel reported. There are conflicting reports about the blasts and their numbers; some say ....

  • DFLP delegation discusses with Abu Marzouk the latest Palestinian developments

    DFLP delegation discusses with Abu Marzouk the latest Palestinian developments

    Date: 2013-11-18 15:34:34 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:67 - ID:394024

    A delegation of the Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine (DFLP) discussed Monday with senior Hamas movement official Moussa Abu Marzouk the latest developments in the Palestinian arena and efforts exerted to end the Palestinian division. ....

  • Arab League chief hails accord ahead of Africa-Arab summit

    Arab League chief hails accord ahead of Africa-Arab summit

    Date: 2013-11-18 15:28:33 GMT - Kuwait - Arab world - SN:63 - ID:394003

    Arab League chief Nabil Arabi on Monday hailed the air of Arab-African accord and harmony seen during the preparatory meetings of a joint summit that will be held later this week in the Kuwaiti capital. In statements to reporters, Arabi said ....

  • Libya's Misrata leaderships decide to freeze membership of their representatives in National Congress

    Libya's Misrata leaderships decide to freeze membership of their representatives in National Congress

    Date: 2013-11-18 13:10:42 GMT - Libya - Arab world - SN:52 - ID:393617

    The Misrata local council revealed that it had asked its members in the National Congress to freeze their membership. It said the National Congress (the interim parliament) would be responsible for protecting the residents of Tripoli, particularly ....

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