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  • Syrian regime forces use chemical weapons in Jober district

    Syrian regime forces use chemical weapons in Jober district

    Date: 2013-05-27 13:22:27 GMT - Syria - Arab world - SN:6 - ID:127439

    Troops of Lebanon's Hizbollah movement tried to storm a village in Rif Dimashq amid fierce clashes with the Free Syrian Army, Al-Arabiya satellite channel reported on Monday. The broadcaster quoted "Sana al-Thawra" news agency, affiliated to ....

  • Israeli troops storm Aqsa – statement

    Israeli troops storm Aqsa – statement

    Date: 2013-05-27 13:17:07 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:4 - ID:127426

    Around 70 Israeli female soldiers in uniform along with intelligence elements and 25 settlers stormed Aqsa mosque on Monday in a new provocative act for Muslims. Prayers in the mosque shouted slogans in rejection of what happened, the Aqsa ....

  • Lebanese interior minister: Today's rocket attack act of sabotage

    Lebanese interior minister: Today's rocket attack act of sabotage

    Date: 2013-05-26 14:13:22 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:11 - ID:126075

    Lebanese caretaker Interior Minister Marwan Charbel said that Sunday's rocket attack on the southern suburb of Beirut that left five persons injured is an act of sabotage. In statements, the minister said the army cordoned off the area and ....

  • Jordanian king inaugurates WEF 2013

    Jordanian king inaugurates WEF 2013

    Date: 2013-05-25 12:43:12 GMT - Jordan - Arab world - SN:11 - ID:124551

    Jordanian King Abdullah II Saturday inaugurated the 2013 World Economic Forum (WEF) on the Middle East and North Africa with the aim to advance conditions for growth and resilience. "This Forum recognizes the partnership of all our countries. ....

  • Bashir, Salva Kiir discuss situation in Abyei region

    Bashir, Salva Kiir discuss situation in Abyei region

    Date: 2013-05-25 11:55:21 GMT - Ethiopia - Arab world - SN:6 - ID:124494

    Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir and South Sudanese President Salva Kiir Mayardit discussed on Friday in Addis Ababa the situation in Abyei region and ending support to rebel movements. Bashir asserted that Sudan is not disturbing travel, ....

  • 5 Iraqi policemen injured in 2 explosions in Iraq

    5 Iraqi policemen injured in 2 explosions in Iraq

    Date: 2013-05-25 11:45:34 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:1 - ID:124471

    Five Iraqi policemen were injured Saturday when two improvised explosive devices (IED) went off in Salah al-Din and Ninewa governorates, an Iraqi security source said. An IED exploded Saturday morning, leaving three policemen injured, when a ....

  • 146 killed in Syria Wednesday, opposition says

    146 killed in Syria Wednesday, opposition says

    Date: 2013-05-23 13:56:39 GMT - Syria - Arab world - SN:11 - ID:122110

    As many as 146 people were killed by the Assad regime loyalists in Syria on Wednesday, Aljazeera channel reported quoting the General Authority for the Syrian Revolution. The deaths were reported in the Syrian capital, Rif Dimashq, Homs and ....

  • Assad welcomes US-Russian initiative

    Assad welcomes US-Russian initiative

    Date: 2013-05-19 13:04:42 GMT - Syria - Arab world - SN:11 - ID:115533

    Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said Saturday he welcomed a US-Russian peace initiative to end Syria's civil war but had no plans to resign, France 24 reported.    "To resign would be to flee," he said in an interview with Argentine ....

  • Hamas urges Egypt to reopen Rafah Crossing

    Hamas urges Egypt to reopen Rafah Crossing

    Date: 2013-05-18 12:03:18 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:9 - ID:114058

    Hamas spokesman Sami Abu Zuhri urged Egyptian authorities to reopen the Rafah crossing between the Gaza Strip and Egypt, after it was closed earlier on Friday.    The Rafah crossing's closure has caused harm to the Palestinian commuters ....

  • 5 Iraqi police members kidnapped

    5 Iraqi police members kidnapped

    Date: 2013-05-18 11:48:50 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:8 - ID:114039

    Unidentified gunmen kidnapped Saturday five Iraqi police members in Anbar province, west of Baghdad, an Iraqi security source said.    The unidentified gunmen erected a fake checkpoint in east of Ramadi city, the capital of Anbar province ....

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