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  • 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 ....

  • Hamas not forced to congratulate Egypt on October War victory celebrations

    Hamas not forced to congratulate Egypt on October War victory celebrations

    Date: 2013-10-08 20:06:06 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:24 - ID:329384

    A senior Hamas official said on Tuesday that the Islamic movement is not forced to congratulate Egypt in the name of interim President Adly Mansour on the occasion of the anniversary of October War victory like what President Mahmoud Abbas of Fatah ....

  • King Abdullah II, president Mansour stress depth of Jordanian-Egyptian relations

    King Abdullah II, president Mansour stress depth of Jordanian-Egyptian relations

    Date: 2013-10-08 16:06:19 GMT - Jordan - Arab world - SN:16 - ID:328889

    King Abdullah II of Jordan and Egypt's Interim President Adly Mansour stressed on Tuesday the depth of bilateral relations which are based on solid and strong national and historical foundations. At a joint official session of talks, the two ....

  • Putin: Eliminating Syria chemical weapons possible within year

    Putin: Eliminating Syria chemical weapons possible within year

    Date: 2013-10-08 13:40:24 GMT - Russia - Arab world - SN:10 - ID:328569

    The disagreements on Syria between Russia and the United States are tactical, Russian President Vladimir Putin said. Speaking at a news conference after the APEC summit, Putin said Russia and the United States have common goals to stabilize the ....

  • Clashes between Sunni, Alawite residents in Tripoli

    Clashes between Sunni, Alawite residents in Tripoli

    Date: 2013-10-07 09:29:04 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:3 - ID:326212

    Limited clashes erupted early Monday between residents of the Sunni Bab al-Tebana and Alawite Jabal Mohsen neighborhoods in Tripoli. Light weapons were used in the confrontation that lasted for about an hour. The situation in both ....

  • Israel reopens Kerm Abu Salem crossing to allow entry of 450 trucks to Gaza

    Israel reopens Kerm Abu Salem crossing to allow entry of 450 trucks to Gaza

    Date: 2013-10-06 12:30:55 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:9 - ID:324987

    The Israeli occupation forces on Sunday reopened Kerm Abu Salem Crossing, southeast Gaza Strop, and allowed the entry of 450 trucks laden with commodities. Chief of Commodities Committee Raed Fatouh said the trucks are carrying commodities for ....

  • Qaraqei: One quarter of Palestinians victims of continued Israeli detention

    Qaraqei: One quarter of Palestinians victims of continued Israeli detention

    Date: 2013-10-05 14:50:40 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:12 - ID:323722

    Palestinian Prisoners Affairs Minister Issa Qaraqei has called for turning the issue of prisoners to a burden on the Israeli government’s shoulders, asserting that one quarter of the Palestinian people are victims of the continued Israeli ....

  • Sudanese Foreign Ministry denies summoning UAE envoy in Khartoum

    Sudanese Foreign Ministry denies summoning UAE envoy in Khartoum

    Date: 2013-10-05 12:07:43 GMT - Sudan - Arab world - SN:9 - ID:323404

    Sudanese Foreign Minister Ali Kerati denied reports that Khartoum has summoned the UAE ambassador here for talks about the recent UAE statement issued on the developments in Sudan. In statements to “Khartoum” newspaper published on Saturday, ....

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