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  • 150 illegal immigrants fled jail in Benghazi -- source

    150 illegal immigrants fled jail in Benghazi -- source

    Date: 2013-09-14 09:36:17 GMT - Libya - Arab world - SN:11 - ID:288473

    As many as 150 illegal immigrants have escaped al-Madina al Riyadiya prison in Benghazi, Libyan military and security expert Mohamed Hegazi told MENA on Friday. Security forces, in cooperation with the area’s residents, succeeded in arresting ....

  • Libyan National Forces Alliance Party refuses to withdraw confidence from government

    Libyan National Forces Alliance Party refuses to withdraw confidence from government

    Date: 2013-09-13 16:51:32 GMT - Libya - Arab world - SN:25 - ID:287933

    The bloc of the Libyan National Forces Alliance Party, which has the majority of seats in parliament, has refused to withdraw confidence from the government of Prime Minister Ali Zaidan, head of the bloc Tawfiq Al-Shahiby said. The bloc will ....

  • Abbas, Saudi envoy to UNESCO discuss Israeli atrocities against Aqsa

    Abbas, Saudi envoy to UNESCO discuss Israeli atrocities against Aqsa

    Date: 2013-09-13 14:40:07 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:18 - ID:287747

    Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Saudi envoy to UNESCO Zeyad al-Dreis met Friday in Paris to discuss conditions of the holy sites in East Jerusalem and Israel's repeated atrocities against Al-Aqsa Mosque. Saeb Erekat, a member of the ....

  • Israeli forces block a protest march against settlement in Bethlehem

    Israeli forces block a protest march against settlement in Bethlehem

    Date: 2013-09-13 14:31:06 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:16 - ID:287721

    Israeli forces blocked a protest march organized on Friday against the settlement activities and separation wall, preventing the march from arriving to the wall location in the city. The coordinator of the National Committee against the Wall ....

  • Worshippers in Aqsa Mosque decrease due to Israeli arbitrary practices

    Worshippers in Aqsa Mosque decrease due to Israeli arbitrary practices

    Date: 2013-09-13 14:20:03 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:15 - ID:287699

    Al-Quds Mufti Mohamed Hussein said Friday that number of worshipers in Al-Aqsa Mosque decreased because of arbitrary practices by Israeli occupation forces. Hussein told MENA that Israeli police cordoned off the holy city, blocking movement in ....

  • Iraq clamps down on TV channel

    Iraq clamps down on TV channel

    Date: 2013-09-13 12:51:51 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:9 - ID:287537

    Iraqi security forces closed all the offices of Al-Baghdadia satellite channel in the country. The authorities ordered all the channel’s cadres to leave the offices, a well-placed police source said without giving further details. It is ....

  • Brahimi to meet Kerry, Lavrov in Geneva

    Brahimi to meet Kerry, Lavrov in Geneva

    Date: 2013-09-13 12:50:00 GMT - Russia - Arab world - SN:8 - ID:287533

    International envoy for Syria Lakhdar Brahimi is expected to hold three-way talks with US Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in Geneva on Friday, a Russian source said. Lavrov had said earlier the meeting ....

  • Assad: Rebels could launch chemical attack against Israel

    Assad: Rebels could launch chemical attack against Israel

    Date: 2013-09-13 08:58:50 GMT - Russia - Arab world - SN:3 - ID:287218

    Syrian President Bashar al Assad on Thursday that that opposition fighters could use chemical weapons in attacks against Israel, Russia Today reported. In an interview Russian news channel Rossiya-24, Assad said, “Everyone is aware that ....

  • Syria says it is now full member of anti-chemical weapons treaty

    Syria says it is now full member of anti-chemical weapons treaty

    Date: 2013-09-13 08:55:27 GMT - United Nations - Arab world - SN:2 - ID:287212

    Syrian Ambassador to the United Nations Bashar Jaafari said his country has become a full member of the global anti-chemical weapons treaty, Al Arabiya website reported on Thursday. “Legally speaking Syria has become, starting today, a full ....

  • 'Chance for Syria peace can't be missed' - Lavrov

    'Chance for Syria peace can't be missed' - Lavrov

    Date: 2013-09-12 15:22:55 GMT - Russia - Arab world - SN:23 - ID:286304

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Thursday that there is a chance for peace in Syria, and it cannot be missed, RT reported. Lavrov added that a delegation of Russian and American chemical weapons experts who “have the necessary ....

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