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  • Chemical weapons body deserves praise, but not a Nobel: FT

    Chemical weapons body deserves praise, but not a Nobel: FT

    Date: 2013-10-12 08:20:39 GMT - United Kingdom - Arab world - SN:10 - ID:334792

    On Friday the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons received the Nobel Peace Prize for “its extensive efforts to eliminate chemical weapons”. The OPCW has only been around for 16 years, and it has one-fifth the staff and budget ....

  • Kerry to meet Faisal, Brahimi on way back from Asian tour

    Kerry to meet Faisal, Brahimi on way back from Asian tour

    Date: 2013-10-12 07:37:47 GMT - USA - Arab world - SN:2 - ID:334725

    US Secretary of State John Kerry will be meeting with Lakhdar Brahimi, the UN-AL envoy to Syria, in London on Sunday on his way back home from an Asian tour that lasted for several days. Deputy Spokesperson for the US State Department Marie Harf ....

  • Dozens injured in clashes with Israeli forces

    Dozens injured in clashes with Israeli forces

    Date: 2013-10-11 14:19:00 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:27 - ID:334081

    Scores of Palestinians and international activists were injured Friday in clashes with Israeli forces in Ramallah. Clashes erupted after Israeli troops fired rubber bullets and tear-gas bombs at a rally against Israeli settlements and apartheid ....

  • Grand Mosque imam urges pilgrims to focus on Hajj rituals

    Grand Mosque imam urges pilgrims to focus on Hajj rituals

    Date: 2013-10-11 12:42:10 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Arab world - SN:19 - ID:333867

    Imam of the Grand Mosque in Mecca Maher Al Mueaqly urged in Friday sermons pilgrims to focus on Hajj rituals and forget about politics. During the sermon, Al Mueaqly explained how to perform all Hajj rituals in a perfect way till the end. He ....

  • Hezbollah has no conditions for forming government- Raad

    Hezbollah has no conditions for forming government- Raad

    Date: 2013-10-11 12:29:09 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:18 - ID:333840

    Loyalty to the Lebanese Resistance bloc member MP Muhammad Raad clarified Friday that Hezbollah does not have preconditions for forming the government, the National News Agency reported. Raad noted that the only concern is to have a clear vision ....

  • Anti-govt opponents behind abduction, Libyan PM says

    Anti-govt opponents behind abduction, Libyan PM says

    Date: 2013-10-11 10:30:08 GMT - France - Arab world - SN:14 - ID:333623

    Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zeidan said that an unspecified "political party" seeking his ouster was behind his brief abduction by armed men on Thursday. "This is a political party that wants to destabilise the current government and bring it ....

  • Putin invited to join Arab-African Summit

    Putin invited to join Arab-African Summit

    Date: 2013-10-11 10:21:10 GMT - Russia - Arab world - SN:13 - ID:333616

    The Emir of Kuwait Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah extended an invitation to Russian President Vladimir Putin to visit the country in November to participate in the Arab-African Summit, Voice of Russia reported Friday. "I am confident that ....

  • Libyan PM to address nation on abduction

    Libyan PM to address nation on abduction

    Date: 2013-10-11 09:36:49 GMT - Libya - Arab world - SN:12 - ID:333568

    Interim Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zeidan will address the nation on Friday on the circumstances surrounding his Thursday abduction. Zeidan was hauled from his bed at 2:30 a.m. Thursday by a group of militiamen who stormed into the luxury hotel ....

  • Lavrov warns Syrian opposition against hindering chemical weapons disposal

    Lavrov warns Syrian opposition against hindering chemical weapons disposal

    Date: 2013-10-11 09:32:59 GMT - Russia - Arab world - SN:10 - ID:333561

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov warned Syria's opposition against hindering the disposal of chemical weapons in Syria to call in a foreign intervention in Syria. Speaking at the 8th East Asia Summit in Brunei, Lavrov called for not ....

  • AU relieved by release of Libyan PM

    AU relieved by release of Libyan PM

    Date: 2013-10-11 07:55:50 GMT - Ethiopia - Arab world - SN:7 - ID:333379

    The Commission of the African Union (AU) expressed relief over the release of Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zeidan, who had been kidnapped in Tripoli. AU Commission Chairwoman Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma strongly condemned the unacceptable kidnapping ....

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