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  • Two wounded Syrian civilians treated in Israeli hospital for second time this week

    Two wounded Syrian civilians treated in Israeli hospital for second time this week

    Date: 2013-06-26 10:32:46 GMT - Israel - Arab world - SN:16 - ID:173305

    GAZA CITY (MENA) - Israeli medical teams transferred two wounded Syrian children into Israel late Tuesday night for treatment in Safed's Medical Center, the Israeli newspaper Haaretz reported Wednesday. One of the wounded, a 15-year-old, is ....

  • Qatar set to get new prime minister

    Qatar set to get new prime minister

    Date: 2013-06-26 10:16:52 GMT - Qatar - Arab world - SN:13 - ID:173283

    DOHA (MENA) - New emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani is expected to name current interior minister as head of new cabinet, Al Jazeera news channel reported Wednesday. Qatar's current interior minister, Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa ....

  • Israel re-opens Gaza crossings

    Israel re-opens Gaza crossings

    Date: 2013-06-26 10:14:50 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:12 - ID:173280

    GAZA CITY (MENA) - Israel re-opened Wednesday Gaza's two crossings after a two-day closure. Raed Fattouh, the head of the goods access committee, said Israel allowed 320 trucks into the Gaza Strip, including 20 trucks loaded with pebbles, ....

  • Bomb explodes on highway linking Lebanese and Syrian capitals, no casualties

    Bomb explodes on highway linking Lebanese and Syrian capitals, no casualties

    Date: 2013-06-25 14:14:28 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:33 - ID:172088

    BEIRUT (MENA) - Lebanese security officials say a roadside bomb has exploded on the highway linking Beirut to the Syrian capital without causing casualties, ABC News reported. The officials say the small bomb went off Tuesday morning near the ....

  • Hamas hopes new Qatar emir follows steps of his father supporting Palestinian issue

    Hamas hopes new Qatar emir follows steps of his father supporting Palestinian issue

    Date: 2013-06-25 13:48:11 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:31 - ID:172021

    GAZA CITY (MENA) - Palestinian movement Hamas on Tuesday expressed hope that the new Qatari emir would follow suit the steps of his father in supporting the Palestinian issue. A press release issued by the movement voiced hope that Sheikh ....

  • Kerry heads to Saudi Arabia on Syria push

    Kerry heads to Saudi Arabia on Syria push

    Date: 2013-06-25 12:48:15 GMT - India - Arab world - SN:23 - ID:171877

    NEW DELHI (MENA) - US Secretary of State John Kerry headed to Saudi Arabia from India in hopes of coordinating support for Syria's rebels, amid fears that a prolonged civil war will embolden extremists, FRANCE 24 TV reported. Kerry will meet ....

  • Israel arrests 7 Palestinians in WB, closes Nablus military checkpoints

    Israel arrests 7 Palestinians in WB, closes Nablus military checkpoints

    Date: 2013-06-25 12:22:39 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:21 - ID:171837

    RAMALLAH (MENA) - Israeli forces arrested Tuesday seven Palestinian during storming operations in several West Bank cities. In the northern West Bank city of Nablus, Israeli forces arrested four Palestinians. The remaining three were ....

  • Tunisian army chief of staff announces retirement

    Tunisian army chief of staff announces retirement

    Date: 2013-06-25 11:06:34 GMT - Tunisia - Arab world - SN:15 - ID:171665

    TUNIS (MENA) - Tunisian army chief Rachid Ammar announced his retirement on Monday night. "I decided to leave the service to retire because of my age. I asked the president on Saturday to resign and he agreed." Ammar, 65, said in a live ....

  • Saudi king, CP congratulates new qatari emir

    Saudi king, CP congratulates new qatari emir

    Date: 2013-06-25 11:01:59 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Arab world - SN:14 - ID:171655

    RIYADH (MENA) - Saudi King Abdullah ben Abdel-Aziz and Crown Prince Salman ben Abdel-Aziz congratulated Tuesday new Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani. Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, the ruler of Qatar for 18 years, has ....

  • Israel maintains closure of Gaza crossings for 2nd day

    Israel maintains closure of Gaza crossings for 2nd day

    Date: 2013-06-25 10:52:13 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:13 - ID:171628

    GAZA CITY (MENA) - Israel maintained Tuesday the closure of Gaza's two crossings for the second straight day. Raed Fattouh, the head of the goods access committee, said Israel maintained the closure pf Karam Abu-Salem commercial crossing in ....

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