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  • Military plane downed in Salahuddin governorate

    Military plane downed in Salahuddin governorate

    Date: 2013-10-02 11:58:19 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:8 - ID:318381

    A military aircraft was shot down by gunmen in Salahuddin governorate, leaving its four crew members dead and three people wounded, an Iraqi security source said. The aircraft was taking part in confrontations between unidentified gunmen and ....

  • Lebanese interior minister: Hizbollah has no longer security barriers in Lebanon

    Lebanese interior minister: Hizbollah has no longer security barriers in Lebanon

    Date: 2013-10-02 10:25:40 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:7 - ID:318199

    Lebanese Interior Minister Marwan Charbel said that Hizbollah group has no longer security barriers in Lebanon and that the security responsibility is now held by security forces. In statements to the Lebanese "An-Nahar" newspaper, the minister ....

  • Israeli army arrest three Palestinians in Bethlehem

    Israeli army arrest three Palestinians in Bethlehem

    Date: 2013-10-02 09:46:13 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:3 - ID:318139

    Israeli army forces arrested three Palestinian youths in the West Bank city of Bethlehem on Wednesday during an incursion operation against Palestinian houses, a Palestinian security source said. The source added that the Israeli forces raided ....

  • UN chief lauds Kuwait's hosting of first Syria donors conference

    UN chief lauds Kuwait's hosting of first Syria donors conference

    Date: 2013-10-02 09:28:00 GMT - Kuwait - Arab world - SN:2 - ID:318120

    UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon lauded the Kuwaiti government for hosting the first international donor conference for Syria to improve the worsening humanitarian situation in the unrest-hit country, according to a statement by the Emiri Diwan on ....

  • Jordan says services to Syrian refugees outpaced country's meager resources

    Jordan says services to Syrian refugees outpaced country's meager resources

    Date: 2013-10-01 16:27:57 GMT - Jordan - Arab world - SN:14 - ID:317322

    Jordanian Interior minister Hussein Majali said on Tuesday that Jordan's efforts to deal with the repercussions of the Syrian crisis outpaced the limited resources of Jordan which was in dire need of international aid, Petra News Agency ....

  • Expert at UN says unemployment rates in Arab countries biggest worldwide

    Expert at UN says unemployment rates in Arab countries biggest worldwide

    Date: 2013-10-01 16:16:06 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:12 - ID:317299

    Abdullah Dardari, director of the UN's economic and social commission for Western Asia (ESCWA), has said that unemployment rates in Arab countries are the biggest worldwide, especially among youth. Addressing a press conference here Tuesday to ....

  • Economic measures meant to avert collapse of economy

    Economic measures meant to avert collapse of economy

    Date: 2013-10-01 14:48:52 GMT - Sudan - Arab world - SN:10 - ID:317125

    Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir reiterated his country's keenness to cooperate with neighboring countries and partners of the homeland in discarding violence and completing the implementation of development projects. In a word on Tuesday on ....

  • Yemeni army retakes military base seized by Al-Qaeda in Hadramout

    Yemeni army retakes military base seized by Al-Qaeda in Hadramout

    Date: 2013-10-01 13:00:06 GMT - Yemen - Arab world - SN:6 - ID:316881

    Yemen's army retook the headquarters of the command of the army's Second Division in the city of al-Mukalla, the capital of Hadramout province in southeast Yemen that was seized by al Qaeda militants. The US-funded Radio Sawa quoted medical and ....

  • Gaza govt proposes to hire

    Gaza govt proposes to hire "Maan" sacked journalists

    Date: 2013-10-01 12:58:38 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:5 - ID:316878

    The Palestinian government in Gaza has said it is willing to temporarily hire journalists sacked from Maan news agency until they find new jobs. A spokesman for the Gaza government, Ehab al-Ghaseen, accused on his facebook page Maan news agency ....

  • Saudi Arabia calls off speech before UN meeting in New York

    Saudi Arabia calls off speech before UN meeting in New York

    Date: 2013-10-01 08:09:32 GMT - United Nations - Arab world - SN:4 - ID:316313

    Saudi Arabia called off its scheduled speech before the UN General Assembly in New York on Monday. UN Spokesman Martin Nesirky refused to give any explanations behind the Saudi decision to cancel its official statement at the meeting. ....

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