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  • Israel rejects request to allow Palestinians visit their next of kin during Eid

    Israel rejects request to allow Palestinians visit their next of kin during Eid

    Date: 2013-10-16 11:36:00 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:12 - ID:340465

    MP from the Islamic movement in the Israeli Knesset Taleb Abu Arar said the Israeli security ministry's decision to turn down his request to allow 1948 Arabs to visit their next of kin in Gaza Strip during Eidul Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) emanates ....

  • Palestinian Foreign Ministry warns of illegal trafficking of artefacts

    Palestinian Foreign Ministry warns of illegal trafficking of artefacts

    Date: 2013-10-16 11:32:02 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:9 - ID:340458

    The Palestinian Foreign Ministry warned on Wednesday against the illegal trafficking of Palestinian artefacts and other cultural property. The warning came after the ministry found the bronze-made Apollo statute, that was discovered in Gaza Strip ....

  • Governor says Flood Management Committee to resume mission after Eid vacation

    Governor says Flood Management Committee to resume mission after Eid vacation

    Date: 2013-10-16 09:18:53 GMT - Sudan - Arab world - SN:7 - ID:340238

    Khartoum Governor Abdel Rahman Khder said the Flood Management Committee, tasked with offering assistance to the victims of flooding, will continue its work immediately after the end of Eidual Adha vacation. In press statements, the governor ....

  • 71 killed by pro-Assad forces on first day of Eid - coordination committees

    71 killed by pro-Assad forces on first day of Eid - coordination committees

    Date: 2013-10-16 08:37:31 GMT - Syria - Arab world - SN:5 - ID:340198

    At least 71 people were killed by Assad loyalists on the first day of Eidual Adha, according to the Syrian coordination committees. A number of mortar shells fell on al-Hama area in the capital while Qaboon neighborhood in eastern Damascus was ....

  • IMF urges Yemen to help itself

    IMF urges Yemen to help itself

    Date: 2013-10-16 08:36:09 GMT - Yemen - Arab world - SN:4 - ID:340195

    Yemen needs to do more at home to support its political transformation because donor support is slow to develop, the International Monetary Fund said. Yemeni President Abdo Rabbo Mansour Hadi took power in 2012 after longtime President Ali ....

  • US urges probe into Sudan deaths of UN peacekeepers

    US urges probe into Sudan deaths of UN peacekeepers

    Date: 2013-10-16 08:25:36 GMT - USA - Arab world - SN:1 - ID:340181

    The United States on Tuesday called on Sudan to investigate the killings of three UN peacekeepers in an ambush in the troubled western Darfur region. Three Senegalese troops died, and a fourth was wounded, when a water convoy they were escorting ....

  • Bag of explosives wounds many in Benghazi

    Bag of explosives wounds many in Benghazi

    Date: 2013-10-15 16:27:36 GMT - Libya - Arab world - SN:10 - ID:339822

    Scores of Libyans were injured on Tuesday when a bag full of explosives went off near a medical unit in Benghazi city. According to a security source, the explosives bag was planted by unknown insurgents near the medical unit. ....

  • Palestine urges intl agencies to protect refugees in Syria

    Palestine urges intl agencies to protect refugees in Syria

    Date: 2013-10-14 17:35:10 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:65 - ID:338727

    Spokesman for the Palestinian government Ihab Bseiso called on international human rights organizations to shoulder their responsibilities in protecting Palestinian refugees in Syria. The government is following up the tragedy of the ....

  • Iran's Zarif leaves Tehran to attend Geneva talks

    Iran's Zarif leaves Tehran to attend Geneva talks

    Date: 2013-10-14 17:33:40 GMT - Iran - Arab world - SN:64 - ID:338723

    Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has left Tehran for the Swiss city of Geneva to take part in negotiations with six major world powers over the country’s nuclear energy program. The top Iranian diplomat is leading a high-ranking ....

  • Kerry calls for holding peace conf. on Syria as soon as possible

    Kerry calls for holding peace conf. on Syria as soon as possible

    Date: 2013-10-14 17:26:22 GMT - United Kingdom - Arab world - SN:62 - ID:338715

    US Secretary of State John Kerry has said a peace conference should be held in Geneva as soon as possible to set up an interim government. "There has to be a transition government in Syria to permit the possibility of peace," the BBC quoted ....

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