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  • UAE president hails Al-Azhar's role in Islamic world

    UAE president hails Al-Azhar's role in Islamic world

    Date: 2013-04-30 10:13:57 GMT - United Arab Emirates - Arab world - SN:5 - ID:87240

       UAE President Sheikh Khalifa ben Zayed al-Nuhayyan hailed the role being played by Al-Azhar, Sunni Islam's highest seat of learning, in the Islamic world.   This came in a phone conversation with Al-Azhar Grand Imam Dr. Ahmed ....

  • French embassy in Tripoli hit by car bomb, two injured

    French embassy in Tripoli hit by car bomb, two injured

    Date: 2013-04-23 11:39:41 GMT - Libya - Arab world - SN:8 - ID:77350

       A car bomb has exploded outside the French embassy in the Libyan capital Tripoli, injuring two guards and causing extensive damage, the BBC reported Tuesday.   The blast completely destroyed the embassy's reception area and ....

  • State Council judges club condemns attacks against Judiciary

    State Council judges club condemns attacks against Judiciary

    Date: 2013-04-21 11:45:07 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:9 - ID:74207

    Egypt State Council judges club, chaired by Judge Hamdy Yassien, condemned attempts to assault and offend the judiciary saying that Friday's protests under the title "purging the judiciary" have shocked all judges.   ....

  • Arab League chief leaves for Geneva

    Arab League chief leaves for Geneva

    Date: 2013-04-21 11:40:46 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:7 - ID:74197

    Arab League Secretary General Nabil al-Arabi left on Sunday for London from where he will fly to Geneva for talks on the Syrian crisis.      During his two-day visit to Geneva, Arabi will hold talks with UN chief Ban Ki-moon and ....

  • Syrian opposition urges int'l community to launch air raids against Assad regime

    Syrian opposition urges int'l community to launch air raids against Assad regime

    Date: 2013-04-21 11:36:25 GMT - Syria - Arab world - SN:5 - ID:74185

    The Syrian opposition urged on Sunday the Arab and western countries to launch air raids against the Assad regime to stop them from attacking civilians by surface-to-surface missiles.    The opposition, in a statement, called for setting ....

  • Kerry: US to double non-lethal aid to Syrian opposition

    Kerry: US to double non-lethal aid to Syrian opposition

    Date: 2013-04-21 11:29:54 GMT - USA - Arab world - SN:2 - ID:74172

    US Secretary of State John Kerry said on Sunday that the United States would double its non-lethal aid to opposition forces in Syria to $250 million and that foreign backers had agreed to channel all future assistance through the rebels' Supreme ....

  • Prince Khaled bin Sultan relieved from his duty as deputy defense minister

    Prince Khaled bin Sultan relieved from his duty as deputy defense minister

    Date: 2013-04-20 14:10:12 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Arab world - SN:14 - ID:73077

    Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdel Aziz issued on Saturday a royal decree relieving Prince Khaled bin Sultan from his duty as deputy defense minister.    The royal decree included the appointment of Prince Fahd bin Abdullah bin Mohammad as ....

  • 124 people killed by Syrian regime forces yesterday

    124 people killed by Syrian regime forces yesterday

    Date: 2013-04-20 12:39:44 GMT - Syria - Arab world - SN:5 - ID:72915

    The Local Coordination Committees said at least 124 people were killed on Friday by the Syrian regime forces, mostly in Damascus, Rif Dimashq, Aleppo and Idlb, Al-Arabiya channel reported Saturday.    Syria has been engulfed into violence ....

  • Moroccon diplomant to succeed Brahimi as Syria envoy

    Moroccon diplomant to succeed Brahimi as Syria envoy

    Date: 2013-04-18 12:35:09 GMT - USA - Arab world - SN:8 - ID:70215

    A Canadian national of Moroccan origin, Mokhtar Lamani, will succeed Lakhdar Brahimi as the Arab League Syria envoy, according to Al Arabiya’s correspondent in New York.    Lamani was heading Brahimi’s Damascus office as he ....

  • 4 Suspected Al Qaeda militants killed by US drone

    4 Suspected Al Qaeda militants killed by US drone

    Date: 2013-04-18 12:31:09 GMT - Yemen - Arab world - SN:6 - ID:70199

    A U.S. drone strike killed at least four suspected al-Qaeda militants in a mountainous area south of the capital Sanaa.    Al-Jazeera news channel carried the news without spelling further details. ....

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