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  • Libya defense minister cuts visit to Jordan over violence in Tripoli

    Libya defense minister cuts visit to Jordan over violence in Tripoli

    Date: 2013-11-16 08:53:02 GMT - Libya - Arab world - SN:13 - ID:389460

    Libyan Defense Minister Abdullah Al-Thani cut his visit to Amman Friday and returned home to address violence that erupted in Tripoli, leaving about 27 people have been killed and 235 others were injured when a peaceful march was attacked by a ....

  • 5 killed, injured in blast in Mosul

    5 killed, injured in blast in Mosul

    Date: 2013-11-16 07:49:52 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:2 - ID:389356

    Two soldiers were killed and three others were injured in an explosion that targeted a military patrol in western Mosul in Nineveh Province, some 400 km northwest of Baghdad, a security source said on Friday. Security troops cordoned off the area ....

  • Abbas briefs EU delegation on peaces process developments

    Abbas briefs EU delegation on peaces process developments

    Date: 2013-11-16 07:34:05 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:1 - ID:389353

    Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas received a delegation from the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe in Ramallah on Friday. Abbas briefed the delegation on the latest developments of the peace process and the Palestinian-Israeli ....

  • Haniyeh appeals to Egypt to help in easing siege

    Haniyeh appeals to Egypt to help in easing siege

    Date: 2013-11-15 18:46:03 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:54 - ID:388989

    Head of the Hamas government Ismail Haniyeh has appealed to Egypt to help in easing the siege imposed on the Gaza Strip. "The siege on the Gaza Strip is intensifying," Haniyeh said in statements on Friday. He asserted that Egypt has the ....

  • Yemeni president home after short visit to China

    Yemeni president home after short visit to China

    Date: 2013-11-15 18:41:07 GMT - Yemen - Arab world - SN:51 - ID:388978

    Yemeni President Abd-Rabbou Mansur Hadi returned home Friday wrapping up a successful visit to China. During his visit to Beijing, Hadii held talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping on means to boost relations. The Yemeni president ....

  • Key role eyed for private sector in joint projects with Africa -- AL deputy chief

    Key role eyed for private sector in joint projects with Africa -- AL deputy chief

    Date: 2013-11-15 18:35:18 GMT - Kuwait - Arab world - SN:48 - ID:388966

    Arab League deputy chief Ahmad bin Helli said on Friday that there is tendency to give the private sector a primary role in implementing joint projects between the Arab world and Africa. Helli was speaking in the closing session of preparatory ....

  • Jordanian-Korean committee holds meeting in Amman

    Jordanian-Korean committee holds meeting in Amman

    Date: 2013-11-15 18:30:07 GMT - Jordan - Arab world - SN:44 - ID:388957

    Jordan and South Korea stressed the importance of holding the Geneva II conference to solve the Syrian crisis via political channels which guarantee the security and unity of Syria and end the bloodshed there, Petra News Agency reported Friday. ....

  • Clashes between Israeli soldiers and Palestinians in Hebron

    Clashes between Israeli soldiers and Palestinians in Hebron

    Date: 2013-11-15 16:43:57 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:42 - ID:388845

    Fierce clashes erupted on Friday between Israeli soldiers and Palestinians in the West Bank city of Hebron. Security sources said that Palestinian young men hurled stones at the Israeli soldiers in Shalala street in the Old City of Hebron, ....

  • Lebanese politician urges Arabs, Russia to abort federalism project in Syria

    Lebanese politician urges Arabs, Russia to abort federalism project in Syria

    Date: 2013-11-15 16:41:27 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:41 - ID:388841

    Leader of Lebanese People's Congress Kamal Shatila urged Friday Arab countries, Russia, and all parties concerned with the Syrian crisis to abort attempts to establish a federalism or a separatist government in Syria. He also warned of attempts ....

  • UNHCR concerned at reports that asylum seekers, including Syrians, denied entry to some EU countries

    UNHCR concerned at reports that asylum seekers, including Syrians, denied entry to some EU countries

    Date: 2013-11-15 14:22:11 GMT - Switzerland - Arab world - SN:33 - ID:388570

    The UN refugee agency said Friday it was "greatly concerned" over reports that some European Union (EU) countries were placing barriers to entry or forcibly returning asylum-seekers, including people who have fled Syria. "UNHCR is calling, ....

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