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  • New Morocco cabinet takes oath before King

    New Morocco cabinet takes oath before King

    Date: 2013-10-10 22:43:28 GMT - Morocco - Arab world - SN:1 - ID:333020

    Morocco's new government took oath before King Mohamed VI, the state news agency said on Thursday. The new cabinet includes the leader of the moderate Islamist Justice and Development Party Abdelilah Benkirane as prime minister, Salaheddine ....

  • Arab league slams kidnapping of Libyan PM

    Arab league slams kidnapping of Libyan PM

    Date: 2013-10-10 13:14:16 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:12 - ID:332075

    Arab League Secretary-General Nabil el-Arabi slammed the kidnapping of Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zeidan. In a statement, El-Arabia described the kidnapping as a criminal act that would tarnish the image of the Libyan people. It will also ....

  • Freed Libyan PM says he will not resign

    Freed Libyan PM says he will not resign

    Date: 2013-10-10 12:40:19 GMT - Libya - Arab world - SN:8 - ID:331982

    Freed Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zeidan said on Thursday that if his abduction was meant to force him to resign, he will not leave office. On Twitter, Zeidan said "we are taking slow strides but still on the right direction". Earlier in the ....

  • Libya's Revolutionary Chamber says PM was arrested by order of public prosecution

    Libya's Revolutionary Chamber says PM was arrested by order of public prosecution

    Date: 2013-10-10 12:35:10 GMT - Libya - Arab world - SN:7 - ID:331970

    The Operations Chamber of the Libyan Revolutionaries said it arrested, in cooperation with the Interior Ministry's anti-crime department, Prime Minister Ali Zeidan upon an order of the public prosecution over administrative and financial corruption ....

  • Libya's Interior Ministry says PM was arrested not kidnapped

    Libya's Interior Ministry says PM was arrested not kidnapped

    Date: 2013-10-10 09:21:30 GMT - Libya - Arab world - SN:4 - ID:331542

    The Libyan Interior Ministry's Anti-Crime Department said Prime Minister Ali Zeidan was arrested at his Tripoli hotel at dawn of Thursday and not kidnapped as reported before. A source at the department said members of the unit arrested Zeidan ....

  • Libyan cabinet calls for snap session over PM abduction

    Libyan cabinet calls for snap session over PM abduction

    Date: 2013-10-10 09:16:10 GMT - Libya - Arab world - SN:3 - ID:331534

    The Libyan cabinet called for an emergency meeting under the deputy premier over the abduction of Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zeidan early Thursday by gunmen. The Libyan government media office said the armed men led the premier to an unknown ....

  • Libyan government denies kidnap of finance minister

    Libyan government denies kidnap of finance minister

    Date: 2013-10-10 09:01:55 GMT - Libya - Arab world - SN:2 - ID:331519

    The media office of the Libyan cabinet denied on Thursday reports that Finance Minister El-Kilani Abdel Kerim was kidnapped, saying the minister is currently visiting the United States. Some news outlets reported that Abdel Kerim was taking by ....

  • Libyan government confirms kidnap of PM

    Libyan government confirms kidnap of PM

    Date: 2013-10-10 08:56:19 GMT - Libya - Arab world - SN:1 - ID:331511

    The Libyan government confirmed the abduction of Prime Minister Ali Zaidan by unidentified gunmen from a hotel he was staying in the Libyan capital at dawn of Thursday. The media office of the cabinet told MENA that a group, believed to be the ....

  • Yair Lapid: Israel doesn’t need Palestinian recognition of Jewish state

    Yair Lapid: Israel doesn’t need Palestinian recognition of Jewish state

    Date: 2013-10-09 09:49:20 GMT - Israel - Arab world - SN:3 - ID:329801

    Israeli Finance Minister Yair Lapid announced Tuesday that he opposes a demand set by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that Palestinian recognition of Israel as a Jewish state be a condition for any future peace deal, the Israeli newspaper Haaretz ....

  • Netanyahu rejects Palestinian, U.S. request to bring forward next round of prisoner release

    Netanyahu rejects Palestinian, U.S. request to bring forward next round of prisoner release

    Date: 2013-10-09 09:33:12 GMT - Israel - Arab world - SN:2 - ID:329779

    Israel has rejected a request by the Palestinian and American governments that the planned release of a second group of Palestinian prisoners be moved up by two and a half weeks, the Israeli newspaper Haaretz reported. The release was originally ....

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