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  • 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 ....

  • Israeli ministers okay list of 26 Palestinian prisoners to be released

    Israeli ministers okay list of 26 Palestinian prisoners to be released

    Date: 2013-08-12 09:46:30 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:4 - ID:237593

    The Israeli ministerial committee, which has been appointed to determine which Palestinian prisoners will be the first to be released, approved a list of 26 prisoners to be released on Tuesday, Yediot Ahronot reported on Sunday. The list, to ....

  • Lebanese troops deployed at airport road

    Lebanese troops deployed at airport road

    Date: 2013-08-12 09:36:17 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:1 - ID:237576

    Lebanese troops were deployed on Sunday at the road leading to Beirut international airport in anticipation of any attempts to cut off the road. Earlier on Friday, two crew members of Turkish Airlines were kidnapped by gunmen in the Lebanese ....

  • ِAbbas, US envoy discuss developments of peace process

    ِAbbas, US envoy discuss developments of peace process

    Date: 2013-08-11 19:21:28 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:18 - ID:237214

    Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas discussed on Sunday with US Special Envoy for Israeli-Palestinian Negotiations Martin Indyk the developments of peace process after the Palestinians and Israel resumed direct talks in US. For his part, Indyk ....

  • Jabal Lebanon mufti calls for cutting ties with Iran

    Jabal Lebanon mufti calls for cutting ties with Iran

    Date: 2013-08-11 19:09:46 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:15 - ID:237195

    Mufti of Jabal Lebanon Mohammed bin Ali al-Jozo called for severing ties with Iran and expelling its ambassador from the country. The Iranian people, who tolerate crimes by the Revolutionary Guards and Hezbollah in Syria, do not like Arabs, Jozo ....

  • Lebanese FM denies asking nationals to leave Turkey

    Lebanese FM denies asking nationals to leave Turkey

    Date: 2013-08-11 17:19:19 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:10 - ID:237090

    Lebanese Foreign Minister Adnan Mansour denied that the Lebanese embassy in Ankara had asked nationals to leave Turkey. Lebanon has not sent any flights to Turkey to carry back nationals, Mansour said in statements Sunday, noting that such false ....

  • 12 security elements killed, injured in Iraq

    12 security elements killed, injured in Iraq

    Date: 2013-08-11 16:36:50 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:8 - ID:237026

    Three Iraqi security men were killed and nine others injured when a roadside bomb exploded in Babil, 100 km south of Baghdad, on Sunday. The bomb went off when an anti-terrorism force was passing by, a police source said. Meanwhile, seven ....

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