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  • Sarraj extends hand to Libyan parties to join dialogue

    Date: 2017-02-18 08:43:55 GMT - Libya - Arab world - SN:1 - ID:6543149

    Chairman of the Libyan Presidential Council Fayez al Sarraj is still extending a hand to all parties wishing to engage in a dialogue to achieve reconciliation. Sarraj, in a speech to mark the sixth anniversary of the February 17 Revolution, said ....

  • Lebanese president visits AL's premises

    Date: 2017-02-14 08:45:41 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:4 - ID:6519733

    Lebanese President Michel Aoun started Tuesday morning a visit to the Arab League's premises. Arab League Secretary General Ahmed Abul Gheit received Aoun upon arrival. Abul Gheit and Aoun will hold a session of talks. Later, Aoun will deliver ....

  • Situation in Syria's East Ghouta may threaten Geneva peace talks: UN envoy

    Date: 2017-02-11 09:22:58 GMT - United Nations - Arab world - SN:4 - ID:6501333

    UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura said Friday that the situation in Syria's town of East Ghouta near capital Damascus may have a negative impact on the upcoming intra-Syrian talks in Geneva and on the ceasefire regime in the war-torn ....

  • Sarraj told Guterres: Kobler's mission 'coming to an end'

    Date: 2017-02-11 07:48:06 GMT - Libya - Arab world - SN:3 - ID:6500901

    Libyan Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj told the new UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres that he considers the mission of the UN envoy to Libya Martin Kobler as "coming to an end," well-informed sources told Al Wasat news website on Friday. This ....

  • Sudanese president appoints attorney general

    Date: 2017-02-11 07:46:46 GMT - Sudan - Arab world - SN:2 - ID:6500893

    Sudanese President Omar al Bashir on Friday issued a presidential decree appointing Omer Ahmed Abdul Salam as attorney general. The decision was taken upon recommendations of the country's national dialogue to separate the position from the ....

  • 22 killed in raids, clashes in Syria Friday

    Date: 2017-02-11 07:45:37 GMT - Syria - Arab world - SN:1 - ID:6500889

    At least 22 persons were killed in raids and clashes in different parts of Syria Friday night, local sources said Saturday. Two women and five children were among the dead, the sources were quoted as saying by Al Hurra Channel. Fierce clashes ....

  • Seven killed, injured in Israeli airstrike south of Gaza Strip - soures

    Date: 2017-02-09 07:37:37 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:3 - ID:6490161

    Two Palestinians were killed in an Israeli raid south of the Gaza Strip, Palestinian medical sources said. Health Ministry Spokesman Ashraf al Qadra said on Thursday two youths aging 24 and 38 years old were killed in the airstrike, while five ....

  • 11 Qaeda elements killed in two US raids near Idlib - Pentagon

    Date: 2017-02-09 07:30:14 GMT - USA - Arab world - SN:2 - ID:6490133

    The Pentagon said late Wednesday that 11 Qaeda elements were killed in two US airstrikes near Idlib, northwestern Syria. Sky New reported the news on Thursday without giving further details. ....

  • Bahrain foils attempt by Jaw prison fugitives to flee to Iran

    Date: 2017-02-09 07:29:40 GMT - Bahrain - Arab world - SN:1 - ID:6490129

    Bahraini security forces foiled early Thursday an attempt by Jaw prison fugitives to escape to Iran. In a statement on Thursday, the Bahraini Interior Ministry said the fugitives – who are accused in terror cases – planned to use a boat to travel ....

  • African Union decides to readmit Morocco

    Date: 2017-01-31 06:28:58 GMT - Ethiopia - Arab world - SN:5 - ID:6434417

    The African Union on Monday readmitted Morocco back in to the continental body. Senegalese President Macky Sall said 39 heads of state out of 54 voted for the return of Morocco. The readmission was approved during the 28th AU Summit in ....

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