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Assad appoints former health minister as PM


August 9th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Embattled Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has appointed former health minister Wael al-Halqi to the post of prime minister.Halqi was appointed following the defection of the ... Read more...

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20 Palestinians killed in Syria attack


August 3rd, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Damascus, Aug 3 (IANS/AKI) At least 20 Palestinians died near Damascus Friday when government forces fired mortar rounds into a refugee camp near the capital, al-Arabiya news channel reported.Overnight fighting ... Read more...

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43 killed in Syria: Report


August 2nd, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights has alleged that at least 43 young civilians were tortured and killed by the Syrian military in a school in ... Read more...

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Syria fires at another Turkish jet


June 26th, 2012 - 10:27 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Having downed a Turkish military jet last week, Syrian forces have fired at another jet looking for the first plane's wreckage, according to Al-Arabiya ... Read more...

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96 dead in Yemen military parade bombing (Lead)


May 21st, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Sana'a, May 21 (IANS) At least 96 soldiers were killed and 300 others injured when a suicide bomber blew himself up during a rehearsal Monday for a military parade in ... Read more...

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50 killed at Yemen military parade


May 21st, 2012 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Sana'a, May 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A suicide bomber killed at least 50 soldiers during a rehearsal Monday for a military parade in Yemen's capital city of Sana'a, Al Arabiya news ... Read more...

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Permit denied for Lady Gaga’s Indonesia show


May 16th, 2012 - 9:28 am ICT by IANS
Jakarta, May 16 (IANS/AKI) Pop star Lady Gaga may have to cancel a concert in the Indonesian capital after police declined to give a permit for the show amid protests ... Read more...

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Gaddafi wandered Tripoli streets in disguise


August 24th, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli, Aug 24 (IANS/AKI) Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi says he disguised himself and moved around Tripoli following the rebels' seizure of the North African country's capital, a media report said ... Read more...

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Libyan military spokesman killed in NATO raid


May 16th, 2011 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
Tripoli, May 15 (IANS) Colonel Milad Hussein al-Fiqhi, spokesman of the Libyan forces led by Muammar Gaddafi, was killed Sunday in a NATO raid that targeted an intelligence building in ... Read more...

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Libya’s Brega town cleared of rebels


March 13th, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli, March 13 (IANS) Pro-Gaddafi forces Sunday managed to clear Libya's eastern town of Brega from the grip of the rebels, Libya's official TV channel citied a military source ... Read more...

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12 killed in Libya protests


February 18th, 2011 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli/Moscow, Feb 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least 12 people were killed and dozens injured in anti-government protests in Libya's northeastern city of Al-Baida and eastern city of Benghazi, media reports said.Inspired ... Read more...

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Hotel fire kills 40 in Iraq


July 16th, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, July 16 (DPA) At least 40 people died and 22 were injured when a fire broke out at a hotel in northern Iraq, health officials said Friday. The blaze broke out Thursday ... Read more...

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20 killed, 75 injured in Iraq blasts


February 5th, 2010 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Karbala (Iraq), Feb 5 (DPA) At least 20 people were killed and 75 injured Friday in two blasts targeting Shias in the southern Iraqi city of Karbala, al-Arabiya news channel reported. Pilgrims are ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda claims kidnapping Italians in Mauritania


December 29th, 2009 - 4:00 am ICT by IANS
Nouakchott/Rome, Dec 29 (DPA) Italy's Foreign Minister Franco Frattini said Monday he will travel to Mauritania where Al Qaeda's North African branch has claimed to have kidnapped an Italian couple. "I will not ... Read more...

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Baghdad blasts toll rises to 139


October 27th, 2009 - 1:11 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Oct 26 (DPA) Iraqi Health Minister Saleh al-Haswany said Monday that the toll in Sunday's twin truck bomb suicide attacks was at least 139 but the figure is feared to go ... Read more...

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Kuwait in mourning after wedding fire kills over 40 (Second Lead)


August 17th, 2009 - 1:03 am ICT by IANS
Kuwait City, Aug 16 (DPA) Kuwait was in shock and mourning Sunday, a day after a fire ravaged a wedding tent, killing over 40 women and children and injuring some 80. The official ... Read more...

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Death toll in Kuwait wedding fire rises to 44 (Lead)


August 16th, 2009 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kuwait City, Aug 16 (DPA) The death toll in a fire that broke out during a wedding ceremony in Kuwait has risen to 44, al-Arabiya news channel reported Sunday. Some of the deaths ... Read more...

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46 killed in truck and car bombings in Iraq (Lead)


August 10th, 2009 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Aug 10 (DPA) At least 30 people were killed and 75 others injured Monday when two truck bombs exploded in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul, al-Arabiya news channel reported, while ... Read more...

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11 Al Qaeda terrorists held in Saudi Arabia


April 8th, 2009 - 2:39 am ICT by IANS
Riyadh, April 8 (DPA) Saudi Arabia Tuesday announced to have captured 11 members of the Al Qaeda terrorist network, who were planning attacks on security personnel. The terrorist cell was arrested on the ... Read more...

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Security restored in Baghdad a day after clashes


March 30th, 2009 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, March 29 (DPA) US and Iraqi forces Sunday imposed a siege on central Baghdad's al-Fadl neighbourhood, blocking roads leading to it, a day after clashes erupted with members of a Sunni ... Read more...

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Hamas member allowed back in Gaza after leaving $12 mn in Egypt


February 6th, 2009 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
Rafah (Egypt), Feb 6 (DPA) A senior Hamas member trying to return to Gaza after talks with Egyptian mediators was turned back at the Rafah crossing by border guards who found cash ... Read more...

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US wants partnership with Muslim world based on respect: Obama (Lead)


January 27th, 2009 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 27 (RIA Novosti) President Barack Obama has said that the US will seek to reach out to the Muslim world. During Monday night's interview with the al-Arabiya news channel, Obama ... Read more...

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Israelis, Hamas work on ceasefire in Gaza (Lead)


January 16th, 2009 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Gaza City/Tel Aviv, Jan 16 (DPA) Top Israeli diplomats headed for Washington and again to Cairo to work out details of a truce in Gaza as fighting Friday took the Palestinian death ... Read more...

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Curfew imposed as 14 killed in Iraq jail break


December 26th, 2008 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Dec 26 (DPA) A curfew was imposed on the western Iraqi city of Ramadi Friday after Al Qaeda militants launched a pre-dawn breakout from a police station in the city, triggering ... Read more...

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Apology would not help shoe-thrower: Iraqi government


December 20th, 2008 - 4:07 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Dec 20 (DPA) The Iraqi government will not excuse Iraqi journalist Montazer al-Zaidi, despite his apology and appeal for a pardon, a spokesman for the government of Nuri al-Maliki said Friday.Al-Zaidi, ... Read more...

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Iraq violence leaves 14 dead, government discusses security deal (Lead)


November 16th, 2008 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Nov 15 (DPA) Two explosions in different parts of Iraq Saturday killed 14 people and left scores injured.In Baghdad, five people were killed and 20 were wounded when a car bomb ... Read more...

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Syria freezes ties with Iraq: reports


October 31st, 2008 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Oct 31 (DPA) Syria has frozen its ties with Iraq following a cross-border attack by US forces on a Syrian village, the Dubai-based al-Arabiya news network reported Friday.It said the Iraqi ... Read more...

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Iraqi police help US target terrorist in Syria: Report


October 28th, 2008 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Oct 28 (DPA) The Iraqi police tipped the US military to the whereabouts of a senior Al Qaeda terrorist hiding in a Syrian border village that was the site of Sunday's ... Read more...

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Saudi cleric issues fatwa against immoral TV channels


September 13th, 2008 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
Riyadh (Saudi Arabia), Sept.13 (ANI): A Saudi cleric has issued a new fatwa against Arabic satellite TV channels that broadcast programs considered immoral. The Al Arabiya news channel broadcasted a sound ... Read more...

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Female suicide bombers kill 10 in Baghdad: Report


July 28th, 2008 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Baghdad, July 28 (DPA) Two female suicide bombers killed themselves and 10 others in the Iraqi capital here Monday, television reports said. Details were not immediately available, the Al-Arabiya news channel said. ... Read more...

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At least 42 killed, 62 injured in Iraq violence (Lead)


June 26th, 2008 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Baghdad, June 26 (DPA) At least 42 people were killed and 62 wounded in separate attacks across Iraq, police sources and media reports said Thursday. In Nineveh province, 17 people were killed ... Read more...

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At least seven killed, nine wounded in Iraq violence


June 24th, 2008 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Baghdad, June 24 (DPA) At least seven people were killed and nine wounded in separate incidents in Iraq, US military and media reports said Tuesday. In Baghdad's Shiite Sadr city, an explosion ... Read more...

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Arabs mourn Palestinian ‘Nakba’, deplore Israel’s policy


May 15th, 2008 - 12:24 am ICT by admin
DPA Cairo, May 14 (DPA) Arab commentators and officials Wednesday deplored the conditions in which the Palestinians live and berated Israel for its "crimes" on the 60th anniversary of its establishment, which Arabs ... Read more...

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Iraqi government, al-Sadr agree to stop fighting in Sadr City


May 10th, 2008 - 6:03 pm ICT by admin
DPA Baghdad, May 10 (DPA) The Iraqi government and the Shia al-Sadr movement agreed Saturday to quit the intense fighting that continued since March 25 in Baghdad's Shia Sadr City, media reports said. ... Read more...

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Minister among 26 killed in plane crash in Sudan


May 2nd, 2008 - 9:02 pm ICT by admin
DPA Nairobi/Khartoum, May 2 (DPA) Twenty-six people including a minister and Sudanese politicians were killed when a Southern Sudan Air Connection plane crashed Friday in southern Sudan, al-Arabiya news channel reported. Major General ... Read more...

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