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  • Libya denies Egyptian workers entry for having no valid visas

    Libya denies Egyptian workers entry for having no valid visas

    Date: 2013-08-12 13:09:56 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:34 - ID:237971

    The Libyan authorities denied on Monday a large number of Egyptian workers an access to the North African country for having no valid visas and residence permits. Workers were angry of the Libyan measure, saying these are not good reasons for ....

  • Israeli forces arrest 12 Palestinians in West Bank

    Israeli forces arrest 12 Palestinians in West Bank

    Date: 2013-08-12 12:55:16 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:29 - ID:237931

    Israeli forces arrested 12 Palestinians in different parts of the West Bank including el-Khalil, Bethlehem and Nablus, after cracking down on many houses. The Israeli forces arrested two young men from el-Khalil, another one from south ....

  • Turkish Airlines denies relocating its employees at Beirut Airport

    Turkish Airlines denies relocating its employees at Beirut Airport

    Date: 2013-08-12 12:53:07 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:28 - ID:237925

    Turkish Airlines denies moving its employees from its central Beirut bureaus to Beirut Airport after the abduction of its two pilots on Friday. In a statement Monday, the airliner said three months ago the company sent a number of its employees ....

  • Jumblatt to MENA: MB didn't understand that Egypt comes first, then int'l organization

    Jumblatt to MENA: MB didn't understand that Egypt comes first, then int'l organization

    Date: 2013-08-12 12:50:12 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:27 - ID:237921

    Leader of Lebanon's Progressive Socialist Party (PSP) Walid Jumblatt said that the Muslim Brotherhood did not understand that the Egyptian state comes first and then the international organization and the party come next. In an interview with ....

  • 170 trucks to enter Gaza Strip via Karm Abu Salem crossing

    170 trucks to enter Gaza Strip via Karm Abu Salem crossing

    Date: 2013-08-12 12:29:04 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:26 - ID:237882

    Some 170 trucks will enter Gaza Strip on Monday through Karm Abu Salem commercial crossing, said Raed Fatouh, Chairman of the coordination committee for entry of goods into the Gaza Strip. The trucks, including 20 loaded with gravels, are ....

  • Fatah movement appoints spokesman in Gaza

    Fatah movement appoints spokesman in Gaza

    Date: 2013-08-12 11:58:43 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:21 - ID:237820

    The higher authority of the Palestinian faction Fatah appointed Hassan Ahmed as the movement's spokesman in the Gaza Strip. Ahmed will succeed Diab al-Louh, who will soon assume his duties as the Palestinian ambassador to Yemen, the authority ....

  • Fierce clashes between army, police, gunmen in Yemen; two soldiers killed, others injured

    Fierce clashes between army, police, gunmen in Yemen; two soldiers killed, others injured

    Date: 2013-08-12 11:17:57 GMT - Yemen - Arab world - SN:18 - ID:237753

    Fierce clashes erupted between the army and police and gunmen in central Al-Hawta city, the capital of restive Lahij Province, leaving two soldiers dead and others injured. In a press release on Monday, a military source said clashes ensued ....

  • Al-Qaeda in Iraq claims responsibility for Eid blasts

    Al-Qaeda in Iraq claims responsibility for Eid blasts

    Date: 2013-08-12 11:06:21 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:16 - ID:237741

    Al-Qaeda in Iraq claimed on Monday responsibility for the blasts that hit Baghdad and other Iraqi areas during the third day of Eidul Fitr holiday. In a statement, aired by the BBC, the group said the blasts came in retaliation for the arrests ....

  • Erekat says Israel decision to build 1,000 settlement units

    Erekat says Israel decision to build 1,000 settlement units "provocative", "unacceptable"

    Date: 2013-08-12 10:27:23 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:13 - ID:237669

    Israel's decision to build 1,000 settlement units in the West Bank and East Jerusalem is "provocative" and totally "unacceptable", says chief Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat. "This is more than a provocation. This is more than poking us in ....

  • Berri wonders at accusing Hezbollah of Turkish pilots' kidnap in Lebanon

    Berri wonders at accusing Hezbollah of Turkish pilots' kidnap in Lebanon

    Date: 2013-08-12 10:17:54 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:8 - ID:237643

    Speaker of the House of Representative Nabih Berri wondered at accusing Hezbollah group of being involved in the kidnap of two Turkish pilots in Lebanon. He also wondered at many Lebanese politicians' weak reaction to Israel's recent violation ....

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