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  • Brahimi leaves Cairo en route to Paris

    Brahimi leaves Cairo en route to Paris

    Date: 2013-07-11 13:53:20 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:14 - ID:196962

    UN-Arab League Special Envoy for Syria Lakhdar Brahimi left Cairo on Thursday en route to Paris. Brahimi had embarked on a visit to Egypt at the end of June, during which he met with Secretary General of the Arab League Nabil el-Arabi and a ....

  • Assad’s chemical weapons 'pose a catastrophic threat to Britain'

    Assad’s chemical weapons 'pose a catastrophic threat to Britain'

    Date: 2013-07-11 10:08:29 GMT - United Kingdom - Arab world - SN:5 - ID:196562

    The risk that Syrian President Bashar Assad’s chemical stockpile will fall into terrorist hands poses a serious, potentially catastrophic threat to the Middle East and to British national security, intelligence chiefs have warned. John Sawers, ....

  • Arab parliament chief hails army role in fulfilling Egyptians' aspirations

    Arab parliament chief hails army role in fulfilling Egyptians' aspirations

    Date: 2013-07-10 20:55:17 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:48 - ID:196218

    CAIRO (MENA) - Arab Parliament chief Ahmed bin Mohamed Al-Jarwan has praised a role played by the Egyptian army in fulfilling the aspirations of the Egyptian people. In a statement on Wednesday, he hoped that Egypt could get out of its current ....

  • 100 Jewish settlers storm halls of Aqsa Mosque on 1st day of Ramadan

    100 Jewish settlers storm halls of Aqsa Mosque on 1st day of Ramadan

    Date: 2013-07-10 17:52:29 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:34 - ID:196075

    RAMALLAH (MENA) - As many as 100 Jewish extremists stormed the halls of the Aqsa Mosque Wednesday protected by Israeli troops. Awqaf Director Sheikh Azzam al-Khatib said the settlers stormed the mosque from the Maghareb Gate. He said that ....

  • MWL calls for achieving objectives of fasting, launching initiative to resolve Syrian crisis

    MWL calls for achieving objectives of fasting, launching initiative to resolve Syrian crisis

    Date: 2013-07-10 17:47:46 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Arab world - SN:32 - ID:196062

    MECCA AL-MUKARAMAH, Saudi Arabia (MENA) - The Secretariat General of the Muslim World League has called on Muslims the world over on the occasion of the blessed month of Ramadan to take advantage of the fasting lessons during this month and emulate ....

  • Anti-Assad group claims responsibility for Beirut blast

    Anti-Assad group claims responsibility for Beirut blast

    Date: 2013-07-10 13:17:40 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:12 - ID:195662

    An armed group against President Bashar al-Assad claimed responsibility for Tuesday's blast in a southern Beirut area controlled by Hezbollah. In a statement on Facebook, the group, calling itself the "313 brigade for special missions", said it ....

  • Benomar: Yemen won't be affected this time by what is taking place in Egypt

    Benomar: Yemen won't be affected this time by what is taking place in Egypt

    Date: 2013-07-10 13:02:09 GMT - Yemen - Arab world - SN:11 - ID:195642

    UN secretary-general's special envoy to Yemen Jamal Benomar said Yemen will not be affected this time by what is taking place in Egypt. Yemen has been affected by events that took place in Egypt for many decades, however, this time, it will not be ....

  • Sudanese president orders release of ex-spy chief

    Sudanese president orders release of ex-spy chief

    Date: 2013-07-10 12:32:30 GMT - Sudan - Arab world - SN:9 - ID:195564

    Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir ordered the release of ex-intelligence chief Salah Gosh, who has been charged with plotting against the state and trying to topple his regime. Quoting well-informed sources, Al-Sudani paper said the pardon ....

  • Coming weeks crucial for Palestinian detainees issue - minister

    Coming weeks crucial for Palestinian detainees issue - minister

    Date: 2013-07-10 12:16:12 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:7 - ID:195537

    Palestinian Minister of Detainees Issa Qaraqe said the coming weeks will be crucial with regard to the Palestinian request to release 104 Palestinian captives. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has said that this request is the foundation stone ....

  • Hamas welcomes Egypt's decision to reopen Rafah terminal

    Hamas welcomes Egypt's decision to reopen Rafah terminal

    Date: 2013-07-10 10:22:35 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:5 - ID:195327

    The Hamas-led government in Gaza City welcomed on Wednesday the Egyptian authorities' decision to reopen Rafah border terminal for just two days. The BBC quoted Hamas Deputy Foreign Minister Ghazi Hamad as saying that the crossing will be ....

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