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  • Syria welcomes Russia’s offer to put its chemical weapons under intl control

    Syria welcomes Russia’s offer to put its chemical weapons under intl control

    Date: 2013-09-09 21:08:24 GMT - Russia - Arab world - SN:26 - ID:281745

    Syria has welcomed Russia’s call to hand control over its chemical weapons to the international community, the Syrian Foreign Minister said responding to Sergey Lavrov's statement after the two met in the Russian capital, Russia Today reported. ....

  • Hezbollah urges US not to strike Syria

    Hezbollah urges US not to strike Syria

    Date: 2013-09-09 21:04:46 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:24 - ID:281737

    Sheikh Naim Qasim, the deputy secretary general of Lebanese resistance movement Hezbollah called on Americans to backtrack on a decision to strike Syria, think of a political solution and let Syrians choose their destiny by their own. The US ....

  • Egypt foreign ministry welcomes outcome of Bashir-Kiir meeting

    Egypt foreign ministry welcomes outcome of Bashir-Kiir meeting

    Date: 2013-09-09 15:30:25 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:20 - ID:281082

    Egypt's Foreign Ministry welcomed the outcome of the meeting between Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir and South Sudanese President Salva Kiir, which was held on September 13-14. Egypt commended the two countries' commitment to maintaining ....

  • Israel to close Ibrahimi mosque on Tuesday

    Israel to close Ibrahimi mosque on Tuesday

    Date: 2013-09-09 13:13:43 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:17 - ID:280758

    Israeli authorities will close the Ibrahimi Mosque in Hebron to Muslims on Tuesday, a local official said. The mosque will be closed as Israeli settlers will celebrate the Jewish new year. ....

  • Seven killed, wounded in bomb blast in eastern Baghdad

    Seven killed, wounded in bomb blast in eastern Baghdad

    Date: 2013-09-09 12:35:58 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:13 - ID:280685

    One civilian was killed and seven wounded in a roadside bomb blast in southeastern Baghdad on Monday, a security source said. Security forces cordoned off the area and ambulances rushed to carry the wounded. ....

  • Syrian army, allies to not stand idly by if Western countries attacked Syria: Assad

    Syrian army, allies to not stand idly by if Western countries attacked Syria: Assad

    Date: 2013-09-09 09:50:55 GMT - Syria - Arab world - SN:3 - ID:280305

    Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said that the Syrian army and its allies will not stand idly by and will take revenge if Western countries attacked Syria. In a statement aired by Sky News TV channel on Sunday, Assad expressed his concern over ....

  • Baquba suicide blast kills policeman, wounds two

    Baquba suicide blast kills policeman, wounds two

    Date: 2013-09-08 14:21:22 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:41 - ID:279338

    An Iraqi policeman was killed and another wounded in a suicide blast that hit in the eastern Iraqi city of Baquba on Sunday, a security source said. The source said the bomber detonated the hidden explosives belt he was wearing at the main ....

  • Iraqi VP meets Iranian FM

    Iraqi VP meets Iranian FM

    Date: 2013-09-08 14:17:54 GMT - Iran - Arab world - SN:39 - ID:279324

    Iraqi Vice President Khodeir al-Khozaei met here Sunday with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif to discuss a host of issues of mutual interest, according to IRNA News Agency. During the meeting, Zarif conveyed the warm greetings of ....

  • Arab committee meeting on Palestine kicks off in Paris

    Arab committee meeting on Palestine kicks off in Paris

    Date: 2013-09-08 14:15:24 GMT - France - Arab world - SN:38 - ID:279312

    The Arab Ministerial Committee meeting on the Palestinian Cause kicked off on Sunday in Paris in the presence of the US Secretary of State John Kerry, Arab League Secretary General Nabil el-Arabi. The meeting was also attended by a host of ....

  • Abbas invited to attend Arab-Africa summit

    Abbas invited to attend Arab-Africa summit

    Date: 2013-09-08 13:32:59 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:30 - ID:279206

    Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas received an invitation from Kuwaiti Emir Sabah al-Sabah to attend the Arab-African summit to be held in November in the Gulf nation. The "Kuwait Declaration" to be issued by the summit is expected to call ....

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