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  • 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 ....

  • Israel approves 1,000 more settlement housing units

    Israel approves 1,000 more settlement housing units

    Date: 2013-08-11 16:20:53 GMT - Israel - Arab world - SN:6 - ID:236994

    Israeli Housing Minister Uri Ariel stated on Sunday that more than 1,000 housing units will be marketed through the Israel Land Authority in Jerusalem and the West Bank. In a statement, Minister Ariel said "No country in the world accepts ....

  • Fatah condemns Hamas' detention campaign against its cadres in Gaza

    Fatah condemns Hamas' detention campaign against its cadres in Gaza

    Date: 2013-08-11 16:04:00 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:2 - ID:236968

    Fatah movement condemned on Sunday the wide-scale detention campaign, launched by Hamas' security bodies against its cadres in the Gaza Strip, especially in northern Gaza province ahead of Eid el-Fitr (Lesser Bairam). Fatah said that such ....

  • 80 Syrians killed by regime forces - Syrian network

    80 Syrians killed by regime forces - Syrian network

    Date: 2013-08-10 16:09:13 GMT - Syria - Arab world - SN:12 - ID:235886

    As many as 80 persons were killed by regime forces in Damascus and Rif Dimashq on Friday, according to the Syrian Network for Human Rights. Al-Arabiya Channel carried the news without details. Syria has been engulfed by violence since ....

  • Iraqi army officer killed, 3 injured in 2 attacks in Mosul

    Iraqi army officer killed, 3 injured in 2 attacks in Mosul

    Date: 2013-08-10 12:57:45 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:8 - ID:235652

    A military officer has been killed in an armed attack on his house in southern Mosul. Gunmen opened their fire at the officer, killing him on the spot, a security source said Saturday. Elsewhere in Mosul, a bomb exploded in al-Qahira ....

  • Tunisia ruling party calls for national unity government

    Tunisia ruling party calls for national unity government

    Date: 2013-08-07 19:18:55 GMT - Tunisia - Arab world - SN:54 - ID:233240

    Tunisia's ruling Islamist Ennahda party said Wednesday it accepted the suspension of the North African country's National Constituent Assembly and urged talks with its rivals on a national unity government, FRANCE 24 reported. "Despite our ....

  • Erekat slams Israel's reported plan for new Al-Quds settlement

    Erekat slams Israel's reported plan for new Al-Quds settlement

    Date: 2013-08-07 17:41:18 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:42 - ID:233152

    Chief Palestinian Negotiator Saeb Erekat slammed a reported plan by the Jerusalem City Council and the Israeli Housing Ministry to place the cornerstone of a new settlement in south of the occupied East Jerusalem (Al-Quds). "Such intentions ....

  • 300 aid-laden trucks allowed into Gaza

    300 aid-laden trucks allowed into Gaza

    Date: 2013-08-07 17:31:48 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:40 - ID:233138

    Israeli authorities opened on Thursday Karm Abu-Salem (Kerem Shalom) crossing, southeast of the Gaza Strip, to let in 300 trucks loaded with aid to the Gazans, who have been under a suffocating siege since June of 2007. The trucks are carrying ....

  • Organization of Arab peoples, parliaments condemn McCain's interference in Egypt's affairs

    Organization of Arab peoples, parliaments condemn McCain's interference in Egypt's affairs

    Date: 2013-08-07 17:26:08 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:39 - ID:233132

    The organization of Arab peoples and parliaments, under Abdel-Aziz Abdullah has strongly condemned interference of US Senator John McCain in Egypt's affairs. In a statement Wednesday, the organization said that McCain's statements are bare of ....

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