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  • Saudi Arabia officially rejects Security Council seat

    Saudi Arabia officially rejects Security Council seat

    Date: 2013-11-13 07:38:50 GMT - United Nations - Arab world - SN:1 - ID:383905

    Saudi Arabia officially informed UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon that it will not take the seat of the Security Council it has won. The kingdom won the seat on October 17 but a day later it announced that it will not take it in protest against ....

  • New political bloc formed to run in the coming parliamentary elections

    New political bloc formed to run in the coming parliamentary elections

    Date: 2013-11-12 16:00:00 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:47 - ID:383325

    Iraqi Agriculture Minister Ezzedine al-Dawleh said on Tuesday that a new political bloc, including in its membership politicians, intellectuals and tribal chieftains, will be formed to run in the next parliamentary elections set for 2014. In a ....

  • Sudan holds Britain responsible for international sanctions against it

    Sudan holds Britain responsible for international sanctions against it

    Date: 2013-11-12 15:53:06 GMT - Sudan - Arab world - SN:46 - ID:383317

    Sudanese foreign minister Ali Karti accused Tuesday Britain of showing hostility to his country through processing all negative resolutions by the Security Council against Sudan. In press statements, Karti said that Britain has a steady and ....

  • Sudan's Umma Party rejects cooperation with oppsition alliance

    Sudan's Umma Party rejects cooperation with oppsition alliance

    Date: 2013-11-12 15:47:31 GMT - Sudan - Arab world - SN:45 - ID:383306

    Sudan's Umma Party reiterated its rejection of cooperation with the opposition alliance, saying their visions are not the same. In statements on Tuesday, spokesperson of Umma Party's political office Abdul Hamid al-Fadl said his party will accept ....

  • Jarallah: June 30 revolt ended US strategy supporting political Islam

    Jarallah: June 30 revolt ended US strategy supporting political Islam

    Date: 2013-11-12 15:38:15 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:43 - ID:383287

    Kuwait's veteran journalist Ahmed al-Jarallah on Tuesday said that the Egyptian June 30 revolution has ended the US strategy supporting political Islam. In press statements after a meeting with Egyptian Foreign Minister Nabil Fahmi as part of a ....

  • Arab League reiterates denunciation of terrorism

    Arab League reiterates denunciation of terrorism

    Date: 2013-11-12 15:19:27 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:40 - ID:383232

    The Arab League reiterated its firm stance on denouncing all forms of terrorism whatever their motives and justifications might be. It also expressed rejection of associating Islam with terrorism. During his speech before the opening session ....

  • Two mortars fall near Syria central bank in Damascus: Report

    Two mortars fall near Syria central bank in Damascus: Report

    Date: 2013-11-12 13:36:43 GMT - Syria - Arab world - SN:27 - ID:382999

    Two mortar rounds fell in the front of Syria's central bank in the capital Damascus on Tuesday, Sky News reported. There were no reports of injuries. Syrian rebels regularly target the center of Damascus with mortar fire from rear bases on the ....

  • Border crossings between Sudan and South Sudan to open shortly -- minister

    Border crossings between Sudan and South Sudan to open shortly -- minister

    Date: 2013-11-12 13:24:43 GMT - Sudan - Arab world - SN:25 - ID:382980

    Sudanese Interior Minister Ibrahim Hamed said on Tuesday that the implementation of the "four freedoms" agreement between Sudan and South Sudan has already started as Khartoum-Juba flights were recently very active and the crossings between the two ....

  • Israel allows entry of 200 goods-laden trucks into Gaza

    Israel allows entry of 200 goods-laden trucks into Gaza

    Date: 2013-11-12 12:35:41 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:21 - ID:382852

    Israeli occupation authorities allowed on Tuesday the entry of 200 trucks laden with commodities to the Gaza Strip via Karm Abu Salem crossing. In a press release, Head of the Commodities Coordination Committee Raed Fatouh said the trucks are ....

  • Policeman killed, driver injured in armed attack in Baghdad

    Policeman killed, driver injured in armed attack in Baghdad

    Date: 2013-11-12 12:26:08 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:19 - ID:382833

    An Iraqi traffic policeman was killed and his driver injured in an armed attack in northeastern Baghdad Tuesday. Elsewhere in Al Sidiya in southwestern Baghdad, eight civilians were injured when a bomb went off. Unidentified gunmen opened fire ....

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