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  • UN chemical weapons inspectors to leave for Syria imminently: Ban

    UN chemical weapons inspectors to leave for Syria imminently: Ban

    Date: 2013-08-15 11:08:36 GMT - USA - Arab world - SN:11 - ID:242485

    UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has announced that the UN team of chemical weapons inspectors will have an imminent departure for Syria with the formal acceptance of modalities essential for cooperation from Damascus, the BBC said Thursday. ....

  • Israel begins to release 26 Palestinian prisoners

    Israel begins to release 26 Palestinian prisoners

    Date: 2013-08-14 14:07:42 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:5 - ID:240538

    Israel has begun to free a group of Palestinian prisoners, whose release was agreed as part of the deal that allowed peace talks to resume, the BBC reported on Tuesday. A group of 26 prisoners, all convicted of attacks that happened before ....

  • Gaddaf al-Dam trial adjourned until Oct. 7

    Gaddaf al-Dam trial adjourned until Oct. 7

    Date: 2013-08-13 17:53:44 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:44 - ID:239891

    The trial of Ahmed Gaddaf al-Dam, a close aide and cousin of late Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, has been adjourned until October 7 on charges of attempted murder, resisting authorities and possessing unlicensed firearms. The court delayed the ....

  • Mansour asserts to Bashir Egypt's support for Sudan in facing floods

    Mansour asserts to Bashir Egypt's support for Sudan in facing floods

    Date: 2013-08-13 17:52:14 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:43 - ID:239889

    Interim President Adly Mansour made a telephone call with Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir on Tuesday. Mansour told Bashir that Egypt is supporting Sudan in facing floods that hit the country. A presidential statement said Mansour asserted - ....

  • Jordan military denies clashes with Syrian army

    Jordan military denies clashes with Syrian army

    Date: 2013-08-13 17:45:32 GMT - Jordan - Arab world - SN:41 - ID:239876

    A Jordanian military source has denied clashes between the Jordanian and Syrian armies on the border between the two countries. The confrontations took place between the regime and Free Syrian armies on Syrian soil, the source told Jordan's ....

  • Yemeni president meets U.S. ambassador

    Yemeni president meets U.S. ambassador

    Date: 2013-08-13 17:40:04 GMT - Yemen - Arab world - SN:38 - ID:239869

    Yemeni President Abd Rabbo Mansour Hadi on Wednesday met at his office in the Presidency Palace with U.S. ambassador to Yemen, Gerald Feierstein. In the meeting, they discussed the security warnings launched by the United Sates and some ....

  • Explosion occurs at weapon warehouse in Misrata

    Explosion occurs at weapon warehouse in Misrata

    Date: 2013-08-13 17:22:47 GMT - Libya - Arab world - SN:37 - ID:239845

    A huge explosion occurred at a warehouse of weapons and ammunition in Ruwaisat area in Misrata city on Tuesday, said Libyan security sources. A fire broke out as a result at an adjacent store of drugs, said the sources, adding that the blast ....

  • 6 wanted men killed, injured during clashes with security force in western Mosul

    6 wanted men killed, injured during clashes with security force in western Mosul

    Date: 2013-08-13 16:59:02 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:27 - ID:239773

    An Iraqi security source said two wanted men on terrorism charges were killed and four others injured during clashes with a security force in western Mosul in Ninewa province, 405 km north of Baghdad. The source said the force was ....

  • 19 killed, injured in booby-trapped car blast targeting Hussainia in southern Baghdad

    19 killed, injured in booby-trapped car blast targeting Hussainia in southern Baghdad

    Date: 2013-08-13 15:47:45 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:21 - ID:239631

    An Iraqi security source said on Tuesday that 19 persons were killed and wounded in a booby-trapped car explosion targeting Hussainia in southern Baghdad. The source said the blast took place as worshipers were leaving after performing the ....

  • Bahrain to

    Bahrain to "forcefully confront" planned Aug. 14 protests

    Date: 2013-08-13 15:38:04 GMT - Bahrain - Arab world - SN:16 - ID:239619

    Bahrain's prime minister has said his government would “forcefully confront” protests called for later this week, and warned those behind planned demonstrations that they would be punished, state news agency BNA reported. “The government will ....

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