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  • 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 ....

  • UN chief follows Lebanese developments with deep concern

    UN chief follows Lebanese developments with deep concern

    Date: 2013-06-25 10:11:46 GMT - United Nations - Arab world - SN:6 - ID:171552

    NEW YORK (MENA) – UN chief Ban Ki-Moon is following with deep concern the latest developments in Sidon in Lebanon, UN spokesperson said on Monday. "The Secretary-General condemns the attacks on the Lebanese Armed Forces which have led to ....

  • Qatari emir transfers power to his son

    Qatari emir transfers power to his son

    Date: 2013-06-25 09:47:12 GMT - Qatar - Arab world - SN:1 - ID:171516

    DOHA (MENA) - Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, the ruler of Qatar for 18 years, has transferred the "reins of power" to his son, Aljazeera news channel reported. The outgoing emir made the announcement to hand over power to Sheikh Tamim bin ....

  • Liberman: Israel should conduct 'thorough cleaning' in Gaza

    Liberman: Israel should conduct 'thorough cleaning' in Gaza

    Date: 2013-06-24 11:24:51 GMT - Israel - Arab world - SN:5 - ID:170088

    GAZA CITY (MENA) - Israel should seriously consider the reoccupation of the Gaza Strip in response to Palestinian rocket fire on the western Negev, former Israeli foreign minister Avigdor Liberman told Israel Radio on Monday. Liberman, who ....

  • Hamas-Islamic Jihad movement panel to probe killing of Saraya al-Quds member

    Hamas-Islamic Jihad movement panel to probe killing of Saraya al-Quds member

    Date: 2013-06-24 11:20:54 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:3 - ID:170077

    GAZA CITY (MENA) - Hamas government in Gaza decided forming a joint panel with the Islamic Jihad movement to probe the killing of a member of Saraya al-Quds, the armed wing of the Jihad movement. In a brief report a copy of which MENA ....

  • Al-Bashir inaugurates electricity line with $208m Qatari funding

    Al-Bashir inaugurates electricity line with $208m Qatari funding

    Date: 2013-06-23 17:52:02 GMT - Sudan - Arab world - SN:14 - ID:169221

    President Omar Al-Bashir inaugurated on Sunday construction work of the 310-km Abu Hamad electricity transmission line at a cost of $208 million funded by Qatar. Al-Bashir also announced - during the inauguration ceremony - the beginning of work at ....

  • Abbas accepts resignation of PM Hamdallah

    Abbas accepts resignation of PM Hamdallah

    Date: 2013-06-23 11:10:52 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:4 - ID:168483

    RAMALLAH (MENA) - President Mahmoud Abbas accepted on Sunday the resignation of Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah who assumed office on June 6. Hamdallah said on his Facebook page that his decision came after "outside interferences in his powers ....

  • In turnabout, Syria rebels get Libyan weapons

    In turnabout, Syria rebels get Libyan weapons

    Date: 2013-06-22 13:48:25 GMT - USA - Arab world - SN:15 - ID:167445

    NEW YORK (MENA) - During his more than four decades in power, Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi of Libya was North Africa’s outrageously self-styled arms benefactor, a donor of weapons to guerrillas and terrorists around the world fighting governments, The ....

  • Sheikh Hamad to transfer power to son soon - paper

    Sheikh Hamad to transfer power to son soon - paper

    Date: 2013-06-22 13:06:51 GMT - France - Arab world - SN:14 - ID:167405

    PARIS (MENA) - Qatari Emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani, is preparing to hand control of the gas-rich Gulf state to his son Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad for personal and political reasons, said French daily Le Figaro. The arrangements in this ....

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