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  • 50 Sudanese passengers survive plane accident

    50 Sudanese passengers survive plane accident

    Date: 2013-08-07 17:21:02 GMT - Sudan - Arab world - SN:37 - ID:233119

    Fifty Sudanese passengers, including former Sudanese president Abdel-Rahman Swar al-Dahab, survived a plane accident that could have turned fatal in Khartoum Airport. One of the plane's wings collided with the airport's ground electrical power ....

  • Israel to begin construction on new settlement in East Jerusalem

    Israel to begin construction on new settlement in East Jerusalem

    Date: 2013-08-07 16:38:05 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:20 - ID:233058

    Israel's Housing Minister Uri Ariel and Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat plan to lay the cornerstone for a new settlement near Jabal Mukkaber neighborhood, south East Jerusalem (Al-Quds), Haaretz reported. The new settlement is being built by the ....

  • Dialogue only way to solve Egypt crisis - Qatari FM

    Dialogue only way to solve Egypt crisis - Qatari FM

    Date: 2013-08-07 16:34:00 GMT - Qatar - Arab world - SN:18 - ID:233054

    Qatari Foreign Minister Khalid al-Attiyah said that Egypt's crisis will be resolved only through Egyptian-Egyptian dialogue. Egypt must release jailed Muslim Brotherhood leaders to help resolve a political crisis following the overthrow of ....

  • Lebanese Army: Israeli soldiers wounded in Lebanon

    Lebanese Army: Israeli soldiers wounded in Lebanon

    Date: 2013-08-07 16:24:22 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:15 - ID:233039

    An explosion on Wednesday wounded Israeli soldiers who had crossed the border into Lebanon in a rare incident on the heavily guarded and volatile frontier, a Lebanese army statement said. The army said in a statement quoted by NPR that the ....

  • Gemayel: Cabinet line-up with no consensus last solution if political gov. not formed in Lebanon

    Gemayel: Cabinet line-up with no consensus last solution if political gov. not formed in Lebanon

    Date: 2013-08-07 12:56:06 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:10 - ID:232645

    Former Lebanese President Amin Gemayel said the formation of a government in Lebanon without political consensus is the last solution if a political government does not see daylight. Gemayel told MENA correspondent in Beirut that Lebanon should ....

  • Yemen British embassy staff withdrawn over security

    Yemen British embassy staff withdrawn over security

    Date: 2013-08-06 14:42:33 GMT - United Kingdom - Arab world - SN:35 - ID:231391

    All British diplomatic staff in Yemen have been withdrawn to the UK and the embassy closed "due to increased security concerns", the Foreign Office has said. Dozens of employees were moved to the UK overnight, the BBC reported. In a ....

  • Kuwaiti emir opens 1st session of 14th legislative term for National Assembly

    Kuwaiti emir opens 1st session of 14th legislative term for National Assembly

    Date: 2013-08-06 11:10:04 GMT - Kuwait - Arab world - SN:14 - ID:230916

    Kuwaiti Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah opened on Tuesday the first ordinary session of the 14th legislative term for the National Assembly. The National Assembly's elder of the MPs will deliver a speech that will be followed by the speech ....

  • Israel lets in 310 trucks to Gaza via Karam abu Salem crossing

    Israel lets in 310 trucks to Gaza via Karam abu Salem crossing

    Date: 2013-08-05 12:21:31 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:16 - ID:229652

    Israeli authorities decided to allow 310 trucks carrying different goods to enter Gaza Strip via Karam Abu Salem commercial crossing on Monday, head of coordination committee in charge of the entry of goods to the besieged Gaza Strip, Raed ....

  • Libyan former chief of staff, his guard wounded in assassination attempt in Tripoli

    Libyan former chief of staff, his guard wounded in assassination attempt in Tripoli

    Date: 2013-08-05 10:42:20 GMT - Libya - Arab world - SN:15 - ID:229485

    Libya's former chief of staff Salem Gnaidi was wounded in an assassination attempt on his life on Sunday, according to sources at the Libyan Staff. His guard was also injured in the attack. The sources said a group of gunmen intercepted ....

  • Sudan starts investigations into banning Bashir's plane from crossing Saudi airspace

    Sudan starts investigations into banning Bashir's plane from crossing Saudi airspace

    Date: 2013-08-05 10:30:53 GMT - Sudan - Arab world - SN:14 - ID:229468

    The Sudanese Civil Aviation Authority began investigations on Saudi Arabia's banning of a plane carrying President Omar Hassan Bashir from crossing its airspace to attend the inauguration of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani. Sudan maintains ....

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