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  • Iraqi president, parliament speaker agree on rejecting military intervention in Syria

    Iraqi president, parliament speaker agree on rejecting military intervention in Syria

    Date: 2013-09-08 09:16:04 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:5 - ID:278693

    Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki and Parliament Speaker Osama al-Nujaifi adopted a unified national stance and agreed on rejecting any military intervention in Syria. These remarks came during a meeting between al-Maliki and al-Nujaifi on ....

  • Fabius, Kerry meet on Syria

    Fabius, Kerry meet on Syria

    Date: 2013-09-07 20:41:20 GMT - France - Arab world - SN:26 - ID:278387

    French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius held on Saturday talks with US Secretary of State John Kerry, who is visiting Paris. Fabius and Kerry reviewed the situation in Syria and ways of responding to a chemical massacre that took place on Aug ....

  • Our Armed forces ready to defend northern borders - Jordanian border guards commander

    Our Armed forces ready to defend northern borders - Jordanian border guards commander

    Date: 2013-09-07 13:40:11 GMT - Jordan - Arab world - SN:20 - ID:277657

    Commander of the Jordanian border guards General Hussein Zuwaid said that the Armed Forces are ready to defend the country's northern borders as well as its security. In an interview with the Jordanian TV last night, Zuwaid underlined that the ....

  • Obama Falls Short on Wider Backing for Syria Attack

    Obama Falls Short on Wider Backing for Syria Attack

    Date: 2013-09-07 11:42:25 GMT - USA - Arab world - SN:11 - ID:277428

    President Obama raced home on Friday to confront one of the biggest tests of his presidency as he ramped up a campaign to persuade Congress to support airstrikes against Syria that many world leaders he had consulted declined to back. After two ....

  • Russia to keep helping Syria in case of airstrikes – Putin

    Russia to keep helping Syria in case of airstrikes – Putin

    Date: 2013-09-07 10:13:21 GMT - Russia - Arab world - SN:7 - ID:277282

    Russian President Vladimir Putin said Friday that his country will keep on supplying Syria with weapons and humanitarian aid and continue economic cooperation with Damascus in case of foreign airstrikes in the Middle Eastern country, RIA Novosti ....

  • Vatican spokesman denies claims that Pope contacted President Assad of Syria

    Vatican spokesman denies claims that Pope contacted President Assad of Syria

    Date: 2013-09-06 15:23:16 GMT - Italy - Arab world - SN:21 - ID:276555

    Vatican spokesman Father Federico Lombardi denied on Friday claims that Pope Francis had contacted President Bashar al-Assad of Syria, saying that having Assad phone number is not an easy task. Father Lombardi affirmed,however, the importance of ....

  • ‘Abandon futile military solution for Syria’, Pope tells G20 leaders, as Vatican urges dialogue

    ‘Abandon futile military solution for Syria’, Pope tells G20 leaders, as Vatican urges dialogue

    Date: 2013-09-06 14:54:00 GMT - Italy - Arab world - SN:19 - ID:276515

    Pope Francis has urged the leaders of the G20 countries to abandon the “futile pursuit” of a military solution in Syria, as the Vatican laid out its case for a negotiated settlement guaranteeing the rights of all minorities, including Christians, ....

  • Kerry to convene with AL representatives in Paris Sunday

    Kerry to convene with AL representatives in Paris Sunday

    Date: 2013-09-06 14:34:50 GMT - France - Arab world - SN:17 - ID:276487

    US Secretary of State John Kerry will hold meetings Sunday with a number of representatives of the Arab League (AL) in the French capital, Paris. Kerry will arrive in Paris on Saturday on a visit for talks with his French counterpart Laurent ....

  • EU countries fail to reach understanding on Syria at G20 summit

    EU countries fail to reach understanding on Syria at G20 summit

    Date: 2013-09-06 13:00:34 GMT - Russia - Arab world - SN:14 - ID:276320

    The EU countries, which take part in G20 summit in Saint Petersburg, failed to reach understanding on Syria, Itar Tass reported on Friday. Only France is ready to take part in the US military intervention. The leaders of Germany, ....

  • Cameron rushed into holding 'quick' Syria vote by Americans, Ken Clarke suggests

    Cameron rushed into holding 'quick' Syria vote by Americans, Ken Clarke suggests

    Date: 2013-09-05 15:54:35 GMT - United Kingdom - Arab world - SN:27 - ID:275207

    David Cameron was rushed into holding a “quick” Commons vote on military intervention in Syria by the White House, Cabinet minister Ken Clarke has indicated. Clarke has disclosed that the Americans “wanted us to make this vote very quickly”, ....

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