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  • Syrian govt will not change its stance, necessary measures taken to respond to any aggression - Deputy FM

    Syrian govt will not change its stance, necessary measures taken to respond to any aggression - Deputy FM

    Date: 2013-09-04 18:32:53 GMT - Syria - Arab world - SN:15 - ID:273762

    The Syrian government will not change its stance toward the current crisis in the country, said Syria's Deputy Foreign Minister Faisal Mekdad. The Syrians will not give up their country's independence, he added in statements to Sky News ....

  • Quds Mufti allowed into Al-Aqsa Mosque hall

    Quds Mufti allowed into Al-Aqsa Mosque hall

    Date: 2013-09-04 13:51:44 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:10 - ID:273240

    Israeli occupation forces have allowed Sheikh Mohamed Hussein, Mufti of Al-Quds, into the hall of the Al-Aqsa Mosque to perform the noon prayers. Sheikh Mohamed was denied entry for hours. He has been waiting outside the mosque since Wednesday ....

  • Israeli forces surround al-Aqsa mosque

    Israeli forces surround al-Aqsa mosque

    Date: 2013-09-04 12:28:36 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:8 - ID:272973

    There are confirmed reports that Israeli forces have surrounded the al-Aqsa mosque in occupied al-Quds after it was reportedly stormed by Jewish groups. Witnesses inside the mosque told Al Jazeera on Wednesday that Israeli forces had detained ....

  • Erekat phones US, European officials to intervene to halt Israel's practices in Al-Aqsa

    Erekat phones US, European officials to intervene to halt Israel's practices in Al-Aqsa

    Date: 2013-09-04 12:25:22 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:7 - ID:272959

    Member of the Fatah Executive Committee Saeb Erekat held contacts with several US and European officials to ask them to intervene to bring an end to Israel's practices in the vicinity of Al-Aqsa Mosque. Erekat, in statements on Wednesday, said ....

  • Iran once again warns of consequences of possible attack on Syria

    Iran once again warns of consequences of possible attack on Syria

    Date: 2013-09-04 10:47:38 GMT - Iran - Arab world - SN:5 - ID:272746

    Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has once again warned that any military intervention in Syria could have negative consequences on the regional and international security, Press TV news reported Wednesday. Zarif made the remarks in a ....

  • Mekdad tells CBS Mideast will be on fire if US attacks Syria

    Mekdad tells CBS Mideast will be on fire if US attacks Syria

    Date: 2013-09-03 18:53:10 GMT - Syria - Arab world - SN:23 - ID:272107

    In an interview with CBS News correspondent Elizabeth Palmer, Syria's deputy foreign minister Faisal Mekdad said the region will be on fire if the US attacks his country. "The Middle East is already on fire now," Mekdad said. "And we think any ....

  • Talks between Kiir, Bashir kicks off

    Talks between Kiir, Bashir kicks off

    Date: 2013-09-03 12:24:08 GMT - Sudan - Arab world - SN:13 - ID:271332

    Sudanese Foreign Minister Ali Karti and South Sudan's President Salva Kiir kicked off their bilateral talks just hours after Kiir landed in Khartoum for a state visit. The talks tackled issues related to border, oil sharing, the flashpoint ....

  • Quds mufti condemns closure of Ibrahimi mosque

    Quds mufti condemns closure of Ibrahimi mosque

    Date: 2013-09-03 11:35:43 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:11 - ID:271209

    Quds Mufti Mohamed Hussein condemned Wednesday Israel's closure of Ibrahimi Mosque in the face of Muslims next Thursday and Friday. In statements Tuesday, he deplored Israel's ban of Azan (call for prayers) at the Ibrahimi mosque since August ....

  • Top UN official: 7 million Syrians displaced by civil war

    Top UN official: 7 million Syrians displaced by civil war

    Date: 2013-09-03 09:12:05 GMT - Syria - Arab world - SN:5 - ID:270869

    Tarik Kurdi, the representative of the UN refugee agency in Syria, said that 7 million Syrians, or almost one-third of the population, have been displaced inside the country because of the ongoing war. Kurdi added that 5 million of the ....

  • Arab League chief says any act against Assad regime should come as part of Geneva Charter, UN agreement

    Arab League chief says any act against Assad regime should come as part of Geneva Charter, UN agreement

    Date: 2013-09-02 14:42:09 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:15 - ID:269890

    Arab League Secretary General Nabil al-Arabi stressed on Monday that any deterrent acts to be taken against the Assad regime should come as part of the Geneva Charter or the UN agreement that prohibits the use of chemical weapons. Arabi, at a ....

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