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  • Iraq to chair WTO meetings in Bahrain

    Iraq to chair WTO meetings in Bahrain

    Date: 2013-04-08 11:38:31 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:1 - ID:54259

    Iraq will send a high-ranking delegation to take part in meetings of the World Tourism Organization (WTO), due to be held in Bahrain on April 28 through 30 under Baghdad's chairmanship, the Iraqi Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities said ....

  • Fierce clashes continue in Damascus, Rif Dimashq

    Fierce clashes continue in Damascus, Rif Dimashq

    Date: 2013-04-07 14:29:52 GMT - Syria - Arab world - SN:10 - ID:52909

    Violent clashes between the Syrian army and the armed opposition continued on Sunday in several districts of Damascus and Rif Dimashq.    Local residents told MENA correspondent that the confrontations took place on the Damascus ring road ....

  • Syrian activits: Assad forces shell Jubar district using chemical weapons

    Syrian activits: Assad forces shell Jubar district using chemical weapons

    Date: 2013-04-07 14:24:44 GMT - Syria - Arab world - SN:8 - ID:52887

    Syrian activists said that the pro-Assad forces shelled areas in Jubar district of Damascus using chemical weapons, Aljazeera satellite channel reported Sunday.    The United Nations has set up a committee to probe into the use of ....

  • Saudi CP, Bahraini PM discuss boosting joint cooperation

    Saudi CP, Bahraini PM discuss boosting joint cooperation

    Date: 2013-04-06 14:03:10 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Arab world - SN:15 - ID:51377

    Saudi Crown Prince, Deputy Premier and Defense Minister Prince Salman bin Abdel Aziz met on Saturday with visiting Bahraini Prime Minister Sheikh Khalifa bin Salman Al-Khalifa.       The two sides probed ....

  • 3 killed, injured in IED blast in Iraq

    3 killed, injured in IED blast in Iraq

    Date: 2013-04-06 13:46:18 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:10 - ID:51329

    An armed man was killed when he was trying to put an improvised explosive device (IED) in north Tikrit in Iraq.    Also, one citizen was killed and another one injured as they were near the scene of the explosion, an Iraqi security source ....

  • Tension prevails in Yemen due to security chaos

    Tension prevails in Yemen due to security chaos

    Date: 2013-04-06 11:44:16 GMT - Yemen - Arab world - SN:8 - ID:51125

    Tension prevailed on a number of Yemeni cities due to the security chaos in the country, while Sanaa witnessed a relative calm, if compared to the rest of the cities.    In statements Saturday, a Yemeni security source said that five ....

  • Regime army on high alert to defend Damascus

    Regime army on high alert to defend Damascus

    Date: 2013-04-03 13:36:44 GMT - Syria - Arab world - SN:12 - ID:47027

    The Syrian regime army is on high alert to defend Damascus, a Syrian military source said in statements to the Syrian al-Watan newspaper out Wednesday, mocking threats of heavy attacks that necessitate evacuating the capital.    ....

  • Israeli defense minister: We won't allow any routine shelling of rockets by Hamas

    Israeli defense minister: We won't allow any routine shelling of rockets by Hamas

    Date: 2013-04-03 10:41:46 GMT - Israel - Arab world - SN:4 - ID:46661

    Israeli Derfense Minister Moshe Ya'alon blamed Hamas as being responsible for everything that is fired from the Gaza Strip at Israel, The Jerusalem Post reported.     Ya'alon remarks were made in comment on the rocket shelling into ....

  • Israel re-opens Karam Abu-Salem crossing after 11-day closure

    Israel re-opens Karam Abu-Salem crossing after 11-day closure

    Date: 2013-04-02 10:07:31 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:9 - ID:44931

       Israel re-opened on Tuesday Karm Abu Salem commercial terminal, south of the Gaza Strip, after 11-day closure for Jewish feasts.    The crossing was opened temporarily on Thursday allowing goods-laden trucks into the ....

  • Arab League says handing Syrian embassies to opposition up to Arab countries

    Arab League says handing Syrian embassies to opposition up to Arab countries

    Date: 2013-04-02 10:03:27 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:8 - ID:44925

        The Arab League said Monday the handing of Syrian embassies to the opposition is a sovereign decision to each Arab country.    "The League can not impose its decision of any country," spokesman Nassif Hitti said in a ....

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