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  • Cyprus deprives Assad's cousin from citizenship

    Cyprus deprives Assad's cousin from citizenship

    Date: 2013-06-02 13:59:17 GMT - Cyprus - Arab world - SN:8 - ID:136689

    Cyprus said Saturday that it has revoked citizenship from Syrian billionaire Rami Makhlouf, a cousin of Syria's President Bashar l-Assad. Makhlouf is seen as part of Assad's inner circle and one of the most influential men in Syria. ....

  • Jordanian FM, Palestinian president discuss efforts to resume peace negotiations

    Jordanian FM, Palestinian president discuss efforts to resume peace negotiations

    Date: 2013-06-02 13:44:46 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:4 - ID:136659

    A Palestinian presidential sources said Jordanian Foreign Minister Nasser Judeh will discuss with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas efforts to resume peace negotiations. The talks will take place during the Jordanian minister's visit to ....

  • Salah Eddin Brigades ready to defend Gaza against any Israeli escalation

    Salah Eddin Brigades ready to defend Gaza against any Israeli escalation

    Date: 2013-06-01 13:24:33 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:8 - ID:135269

    The Salah Eddin Brigades, the military wing of the Popular Resistance Committees (PRC) in Palestine, warned Israel against staging a new attack on the Gaza Strip. The Brigades are ready to deter any new possible aggression on the Gaza ....

  • 16 missile shells hit Lebanon from Syria

    16 missile shells hit Lebanon from Syria

    Date: 2013-06-01 13:19:02 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:5 - ID:135253

    Sixteen missile shells were fired from Syria into Lebanon and four Syrians were arrested in connection. No casualties were reported but some small fires that were brought under control erupted, media sources said. Meanwhile, a ....

  • Khartoum: Egypt, Sudan Nile water quota won't be affected by Ethiopian Renaissance Dam

    Khartoum: Egypt, Sudan Nile water quota won't be affected by Ethiopian Renaissance Dam

    Date: 2013-05-30 14:06:44 GMT - Sudan - Arab world - SN:6 - ID:132639

    A Spokesman for the Sudanese government Ahmed Bilal Othman said that the Nile water quota of Egypt and Sudan will not be affected by Ethiopia's Renaissance Dam project. In statements published by the Sudanese newspapers out Thursday, the ....

  • Eight killed, wounded in Baghdad blast

    Eight killed, wounded in Baghdad blast

    Date: 2013-05-30 13:58:47 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:2 - ID:132621

    Two people were killed and six wounded in a blast at al-Karada area in central Baghdad on Thursday, an Iraqi security source said. Some police members are among the wounded, the source added. Security forces cordoned off the scene and a ....

  • PLO leader: Building 1,000 settlements in Quds closes door of talks  for ever

    PLO leader: Building 1,000 settlements in Quds closes door of talks for ever

    Date: 2013-05-30 13:57:24 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:1 - ID:132617

    Member of the executive committee of Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) Dr Wasel Abu-Youssef said Israel's decision to build about 1,000 new settlement units East al-Quds closes the door of negotiations for ever. Abu-Youssef told MENA ....

  • 5 new coronavirus cases detected in Saudi Arabia

    5 new coronavirus cases detected in Saudi Arabia

    Date: 2013-05-29 12:30:36 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Arab world - SN:10 - ID:130763

    The Saudi Ministry of Health said five new coronavirus cases were detected in eastern the kingdom, upping the total number of cases to 37. The age of the five coronavirus patients ranges between 73 to 85 years, the ministry said in a statement ....

  • Israeli forces arrest young man in West Bank

    Israeli forces arrest young man in West Bank

    Date: 2013-05-28 14:15:59 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:18 - ID:129233

    Israeli occupation forces arrested on Tuesday morning a young man from Arraba town in northern West Bank, 13 kilometers southwest of Jenin. The Israeli forces have also stormed many houses in several villages in Hebron and the West Bank. ....

  • Peace conference on Syria 'tall order'- Lavrov

    Peace conference on Syria 'tall order'- Lavrov

    Date: 2013-05-28 09:49:35 GMT - France - Arab world - SN:2 - ID:128666

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov described Monday preparations of a peace conference on Syria as a "tall order", after talks with his US counterpart John Kerry in France, Russia Today reported. Kerry and Lavrov tackled the specifics of ....

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