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  • Israeli PM approves 1,500 new housing units in East Jerusalem

    Israeli PM approves 1,500 new housing units in East Jerusalem

    Date: 2013-10-30 09:47:22 GMT - Israel - Arab world - SN:26 - ID:361845

    Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu approved tenders for the construction of 1,500 additional housing units in the east Jerusalem neighborhood of Ramat Shlomo, The Jerusalem Post newspaper reported Wednesday. He said the current owners of ....

  • Assad forces shell two districts in Damascus

    Assad forces shell two districts in Damascus

    Date: 2013-10-30 09:34:09 GMT - Syria - Arab world - SN:24 - ID:361808

    The Assad forces attacked Yarmouk and Assali districts of Damascus by warplanes and artillery on Wednesday at a time nearly 2,000 locals were finally allowed to leave besieged Damascus suburb of Moadamiya. Supplies in Moadamiya had been running ....

  • Israel allows 300 trucks loaded with goods into Gaza Strip

    Israel allows 300 trucks loaded with goods into Gaza Strip

    Date: 2013-10-30 09:29:12 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:23 - ID:361799

    Israeli occupation forces allowed the entry of 300 trucks laden with commodities into the Gaza Strip via Karam Abu Salem (Kerem Shalom) crossing. In a press release on Wednesday, Head of the Coordination Committee for entry of goods in the Gaza ....

  • Abbas: No agreement with Israel untill all Palestinian prisoners released

    Abbas: No agreement with Israel untill all Palestinian prisoners released

    Date: 2013-10-30 09:17:36 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:19 - ID:361752

    Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas made it clear that there will be no agreement with Israel as long as there are Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails. Addressing a crowd on Wednesday on the occasion of the release of the second batch of ....

  • Syrian Deputy prime minister fired for meeting US diplomat

    Syrian Deputy prime minister fired for meeting US diplomat

    Date: 2013-10-30 08:53:33 GMT - USA - Arab world - SN:13 - ID:361681

    Syria’s Deputy Prime Minister Qadri Jamil met with US Ambassador Robert Ford and appears to have now lost his job because the meeting was unauthorized by the Assad regime, the ABC News reported Tuesday. A U.S. official confirmed to ABC News that ....

  • Yemen denies reports on attack on US embassy in Sanaa

    Yemen denies reports on attack on US embassy in Sanaa

    Date: 2013-10-30 08:37:19 GMT - Yemen - Arab world - SN:9 - ID:361647

    Yemen has denied reports claiming that an attack took place near the US embassy in Sanaa, a well-paced security source said. In a press statement on Tuesday, the source said the sound heard in the area was that of fireworks displayed at a wedding ....

  • Army officer injured in bombing in Baghdad

    Army officer injured in bombing in Baghdad

    Date: 2013-10-29 16:32:05 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:47 - ID:360905

    An Iraqi military officer was injured in a bomb blast in northern Baghdad. The explosive device was installed to a government vehicle, a security source said, adding that it went off earlier Tuesday as he was passing in Qaha neighborhood in ....

  • FP: Baghdad burning ... (It's kind) of our fault

    FP: Baghdad burning ... (It's kind) of our fault

    Date: 2013-10-29 16:30:00 GMT - USA - Arab world - SN:46 - ID:360903

    Two years after the last American combat troops left Iraq, the country is in flames. The violence raging there poses a serious policy challenge for the Obama administration -- and offers a cautionary tale of what could happen in Afghanistan if all ....

  • Hamas rejects Palestinian-Israeli negotiations

    Hamas rejects Palestinian-Israeli negotiations

    Date: 2013-10-29 16:24:56 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:45 - ID:360900

    The Palestinian people are committed to resistance in the face of Israeli occupation, says Hamas media spokesman in Lebanon Raafat Mora. Hamas rejects the Palestinian-Israeli negotiations and any other step that entails conceding the constant ....

  • Plumbly: UN unaware of plan to bury Syria arms in Lebanon

    Plumbly: UN unaware of plan to bury Syria arms in Lebanon

    Date: 2013-10-29 14:39:44 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:38 - ID:360750

    U.N. Special Coordinator for Lebanon Derek Plumbly on Tuesday hailed the efforts exerted to contain the violence in the northern city of Tripoli and denied knowledge of reported plans to destroy Syria's chemical weapons in Lebanon. Following ....

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