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  • PLO denies Erekat’s resignation reports

    PLO denies Erekat’s resignation reports

    Date: 2013-11-01 08:21:45 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:2 - ID:365075

    A member of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) Executive Committee denied reports that Palestinian chief negotiator Saeb Erekat and his team had submitted their resignation to President Mahmoud Abbas. Erekat has not lodged his ....

  • US risks frightening its friends when turning away from Mideast - paper

    US risks frightening its friends when turning away from Mideast - paper

    Date: 2013-11-01 07:40:19 GMT - USA - Arab world - SN:1 - ID:365026

    The US risks frightening its friends and emboldening its enemies, The Los Angeles Times reported. Two years ago, when the Arab Spring was in bloom, US President Barack Obama declared that promoting democracy in the Middle East would be "a top ....

  • Regional changes affect Arab populations: Arab League

    Regional changes affect Arab populations: Arab League

    Date: 2013-10-31 13:16:47 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:23 - ID:364207

    Arab League Secretary-General Nabil al-Arabi said the Arab region is passing through a host of changes and developments that have a great impact of the Arab population. He made the remark in an event marking the "Launch of State of the World ....

  • Lebanon underlines support for Egypt's efforts to restore democracy

    Lebanon underlines support for Egypt's efforts to restore democracy

    Date: 2013-10-31 11:40:09 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:16 - ID:363980

    Secretary General of Future Movement Ahmad Hariri met on Thursday with Egypt's Consul in Lebanon Sherif el-Bahrawi, where they discussed the latest developments on the Lebanese-Syrian and Egyptian arenas . Hariri expressed his support for ....

  • PA to resort to int'l institutions if negotiations with Israel fail - minister

    PA to resort to int'l institutions if negotiations with Israel fail - minister

    Date: 2013-10-31 10:36:20 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:13 - ID:363839

    After its successful November UN status upgrade bid, Palestinian Minister of Palestinian Affairs Issa Karka unveiled that Palestine is ready to join more than 60 international organizations but will not go for this option unless the current ....

  • Palestinian youth killed by Israeli gunfire in WB

    Palestinian youth killed by Israeli gunfire in WB

    Date: 2013-10-31 08:28:52 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:4 - ID:363519

    A Palestinian youth was killed in clashes with Israeli occupation forces when they stormed Qabateya town south of Jenin in the north of the West Bank early Thursday. Ahmed Emad Tazaza received a gunshot in his chest and died in the hospital two ....

  • AL chief  meets head of Arab commission for human rights

    AL chief meets head of Arab commission for human rights

    Date: 2013-10-30 17:03:29 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:65 - ID:362822

    Arab League Secretary General Nabil el-Arabi met here Wednesday with head of the Arab commission for human rights Counselor Abdel-Rahman Youssef el-Awadi. During the meeting, the two sides discussed the human rights conditions in the Arab ....

  • Scores of Jewish settlers storm Al-Aqsa mosque

    Scores of Jewish settlers storm Al-Aqsa mosque

    Date: 2013-10-30 15:18:07 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:57 - ID:362712

    Scores of Jewish settlers stormed Wednesday the precincts of Al-Aqsa Mosque from Bab el-Maghreba gate under the protection of Israeli occupation forces. Media Director of Al-Aqsa for Waqf and Heritage Foundation Mahmoud Abul Atta said some 30 ....

  • Police foil attempt to blow up tomb of former president Habib Bourguiba

    Police foil attempt to blow up tomb of former president Habib Bourguiba

    Date: 2013-10-30 11:32:08 GMT - Tunisia - Arab world - SN:38 - ID:361945

    The Tunisian police said Wednesday that they foiled an attempt to blow up the tomb of Habib Bourguiba, the first President of the Republic of Tunisia from July 25, 1957 to November 7, 1987, Al-Arabiya news channel reported, giving no further ....

  • Assad meets UN/Arab League envoy over Geneva 2 conference

    Assad meets UN/Arab League envoy over Geneva 2 conference

    Date: 2013-10-30 10:13:57 GMT - Syria - Arab world - SN:33 - ID:361917

    Syrian President Bashar Assad met on Wednesday with UN/Arab League envoy Lakhdar Brahimi for talks on preparations for Geneva 2 conference on Syria, slated November 23-24. The conference, to be attended by the Syrian opposition, aims at finding a ....

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