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  • Saudi Arabia declines UN Security Council seat

    Saudi Arabia declines UN Security Council seat

    Date: 2013-10-18 11:31:42 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Arab world - SN:12 - ID:342739

    Saudi Arabia rejected its seat on the United Nations Security Council, saying the 15-member body is incapable of resolving world conflicts. The move came just hours after the kingdom was elected as one of the Council's 10 non-permanent ....

  • EU says to donate 70 million euros to Syrian refuges in Lebanon

    EU says to donate 70 million euros to Syrian refuges in Lebanon

    Date: 2013-10-18 11:28:19 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:11 - ID:342731

    The ambassadors of the European Union said the EU will donate 70 million euros to Lebanon-based Syrian refugees during the winter, Lebanese Naharnet website reported. Angelina Eichhorst made the comment during her meeting with Lebanese ....

  • Justice and Construction Party seek to sack Libyan govt - sources

    Justice and Construction Party seek to sack Libyan govt - sources

    Date: 2013-10-18 10:31:47 GMT - Libya - Arab world - SN:9 - ID:342635

    MPs of the Justice and Construction Party, the political wing of the Muslim Brotherhood in Libya, intend to move a no-confidence motion against Prime Minister Ali Zeidan, Libya's International TV channel quoted sources as saying. On Thursday, the ....

  • 55 killed, injured in yesterday's blasts in Baghdad

    55 killed, injured in yesterday's blasts in Baghdad

    Date: 2013-10-18 09:03:15 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:5 - ID:342549

    The total casualties resulted from a series of car blasts that targeted several areas in Baghdad on Thursday reached 55, the country has announced. As many as 13 citizens were killed and 42 others were injured in ten car bomb explosions on ....

  • Hamas' Haniyeh urges for Arab action on Al-Quds

    Hamas' Haniyeh urges for Arab action on Al-Quds

    Date: 2013-10-18 08:56:05 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:3 - ID:342533

    Hamas Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh called for Arab action to resist Israeli threats targeting Al-Aqsa Mosque and the occupied Al-Quds (East Jerusalem). He made his appeal during phone calls with Arab rulers to congratulate them on the occasion ....

  • Palestinian Awqaf minister lauds Egypt, Jordan, Saudi Arabia's support for pilgrims

    Palestinian Awqaf minister lauds Egypt, Jordan, Saudi Arabia's support for pilgrims

    Date: 2013-10-17 17:57:07 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:29 - ID:342170

    Palestinian Minister of Awqaf and Religious Affairs Mahmoud Al-Habash lauded Egyptian and Jordanian efforts on the crossings and borders during the hajj season and Saudi Arabia for its grants to about 9,000 Palestinian pilgrims. In statements ....

  • Abbas discusses with  Italian House Speaker latest developments in Palestine

    Abbas discusses with Italian House Speaker latest developments in Palestine

    Date: 2013-10-17 17:47:50 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:25 - ID:342158

    Palestinian President Mahomud Abbas met on Thursday with Italian House Speaker Laura Boldrini to discuss the latest developments in Palestine, the Palestinian News Agency reported. The meeting also tackled Israeli violations against Islamic ....

  • Fatah members condemn Hamas involvement in terrorism in Egypt

    Fatah members condemn Hamas involvement in terrorism in Egypt

    Date: 2013-10-17 17:45:12 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:23 - ID:342153

    A number of Fatah officials condemned the participation of Hamas elements in terrorist attacks in Egypt. During a meeting with the Independence Current, a group made up of 32 Egyptian parties, in Cairo, Fatah members said Israel believes that ....

  • 2 Palestinians injured by Israeli forces

    2 Palestinians injured by Israeli forces

    Date: 2013-10-17 15:39:25 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:17 - ID:341959

    Two Palestinians were injured with rubber-coated metal bullets on Thursday during clashes with Israeli forces in northern Khalil (Hebron). Dozens of Palestinian citizens suffered from suffocation due to tear gas fired by Israeli forces on them ....

  • Berri says talks between Iran, 5+1 Group victory to Iranian diplomacy

    Berri says talks between Iran, 5+1 Group victory to Iranian diplomacy

    Date: 2013-10-17 12:58:13 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:15 - ID:341692

    Lebanese Parliament Speaker Nabieh Berri stressed that the positive atmosphere of the talks between Tehran and 5+1 Group in Geneva is considered a victory for the Iranian diplomacy. Regardless of the outcome of the talks, what happened till now ....

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