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Arab invasion in Syria ‘not an option’: UN envoy


September 3rd, 2012 - 3:02 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The UN's new envoy to Syria has said a military intervention in the country by Arab forces is not on the cards."A military interference in ... Read more...

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Osama’s wives, kids seen in new video


April 10th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 10 (IANS) A new video on Osama bin Laden's widows in a Pakistani prison shows a boy stacking teddy bears on a chair while another grabs a cricket ... Read more...

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Gaddafi’s son says Tripoli under government control


August 23rd, 2011 - 10:54 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Aug 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The son of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, Saif al-Islam, whom the rebels said they had arrested, appeared TV Tuesday accompanied by his supporters.Al Arabiya television ... Read more...

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Libyan rebels search for Gaddafi (Lead)


August 23rd, 2011 - 8:38 am ICT by IANS
Benghazi/Tripoli (Libya), Aug 23 (IANS) Libyan rebels have vowed to capture Muammar Gaddafi as NATO continued air strikes on his compound in Tripoli early Tuesday, Xinhua reported.Libyan rebel forces took ... Read more...

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Mubarak summoned for interrogation, ex-PM in custody


April 11th, 2011 - 3:03 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, April 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Egypt's top prosecutor has summoned ousted president Hosni Mubarak and his sons for interrogation while ex-prime minister Ahmed Nazif has been taken into custody on ... Read more...

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‘Ready to step down with respect and dignity’: Saleh


March 27th, 2011 - 3:29 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh has said that he is ready to leave power "with respect and dignity".Saleh, who has ruled Yemen for ... Read more...

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Gaddafi’s son warns of civil war, rebels reject talks offer (Lead)


March 8th, 2011 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli, March 8 (IANS) Embattled Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's son warned of civil war if his father was forced to quit even as an increasingly confident opposition refused to talk ... Read more...

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Rebels refuse to talk to Gaddafi aide


March 8th, 2011 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli, March 8 (IANS/AKI) Rebels seeking to oust Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi Tuesday refused to speak to former prime minister Jadallah Azzouz Talhi, whom the embattled leader ordered to talk ... Read more...

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Libyan military enters key town near Tripoli (Lead)


March 5th, 2011 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli, March 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Troops loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi broke through opposition defences and entered Az Zawiyah city near the country's capital Saturday.The military offensive was launched ... Read more...

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Libyan military attacks anti-government forces near Tripoli


March 5th, 2011 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli, March 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A military offensive on Libya's Az Zawiyah city, near the country's capital, has witnessed the army managing to break through the opposition defences and enter ... Read more...

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Protesters control four Libyan cities; Oman singed by protests (Intro Roundup)


March 1st, 2011 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Tripoli/Manama/Muscat, Feb 28 (IANS) Anti-government protesters in Libya gained control of four cities and formed a council to begin the transition of power from Muammar Gaddafi's 41-year-old regime as Canada too slapped ... Read more...

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Arab world unrest: Gaddafi stays on as 100,000 flee (Roundup)


February 28th, 2011 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli/Manama/Muscat, Feb 28 (IANS) Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's vice-like grip weakened with nearly 100,000 people fleeing the country Monday and more areas slipping out of his control. The days also saw unrest ... Read more...

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Mubarak to address nation among reports of pending resignation


February 11th, 2011 - 12:16 am ICT by BNO News
CAIRO (BNO NEWS) -- Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak will address the nation on Thursday evening, the state-run Nile Television reported amid media reports that he will be announcing his resignation.Egypt plunged into ... Read more...

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Egypt crisis: CBS journalist incorrectly tweets about Mubarak’s exit


February 6th, 2011 - 3:25 pm ICT by ANI
Cairo, Feb.6 (ANI): CBS News anchor Katie Couric mistakenly informed her 140,000 followers that embattled Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak had stepped down after 30 years."As many of you have already heard ... Read more...

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Report: American cargo plane crashes on Dubai highway, sets cars on fire


September 3rd, 2010 - 11:26 pm ICT by BNO News
DUBAI (BNO NEWS) -- An American cargo plane went down on a highway in Dubai on Friday, local media reported, killing at least several people. Al Arabiya Television reported that the cargo plane ... Read more...

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Ahmadinejad survives ‘bomb’ attack


August 4th, 2010 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 4 (ANI): Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad today survived an attempt on his life, according to reports.The website khabaronline.ir reported that the president's car was about 100 yards away from ... Read more...

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Failed NY bomber wanted to take revenge for Afghan war, reveals video


July 15th, 2010 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, July 15 (ANI): Confessed Times Square bomb plotter Faisal Shahzad had planned the May 1 terror strike to take revenge from the US for waging war against Afghanistan, a video ... Read more...

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Afriqiyah Airways passenger plane crash-lands at Tripoli International Airport


May 12th, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by BNO News
TRIPOLI (BNO NEWS) -- At least dozens of people were believed to have been killed after an Afriqiyah Airways passenger plane from South Africa crashed in the Libyan capital on early Wednesday. A ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda in Iraq confirms deaths of its leaders


April 25th, 2010 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, April 25 (DPA) Al Qaeda in Iraq Sunday confirmed the death of two of its leaders, nearly a week after Iraqi forces said they were killed in a raid, al-Arabiya television ... Read more...

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Baghdad mosque blasts toll rises to 54 (Second Lead)


April 23rd, 2010 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, April 23 (DPA) At least 54 people were killed Friday in a series of bomb blasts targeting Shia mosques in the Iraqi capital, security sources said. Officials said 180 people were injured ... Read more...

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Report: Iraqi security forces foil Al-Qaeda plot to crash airliner into mosque


April 15th, 2010 - 12:13 am ICT by BNO News
BAGHDAD (BNO NEWS) -- Iraqi security forces have foiled an attempt by al-Qaeda to hijack a passenger plane and crash it into the Imam Ali Mosque, according to a news report on ... Read more...

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Seven, including three ministers, killed in Somalia blast


December 3rd, 2009 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mogadishu, Dec 3 (DPA) A bomb blast ripped through a hotel in the Somali capital Mogadishu Thursday, killing at least seven people, including three ministers. A DPA correspondent at the scene said the ... Read more...

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Al-Qaeda warns of more terror attacks on Saudi Arabia


September 23rd, 2009 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Sep.23 (ANI): After a failed suicide bomb attack targeted Saudi Arabia's Deputy Interior Minister Mohammed bin Nayef last month, the Al-Qaeda has warned of more such attacks in that country.According to ... Read more...

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Iran shuts border point with Pakistan following mosque attack


June 1st, 2009 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Quetta (Pakistan), June 1 (ANI): In the wake of recent attack on a mosque that killed 25 people in the border city of Zahedan, Iran has decided to close the zero point ... Read more...

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US must start by listening in Middle East: Obama


January 27th, 2009 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 27 (DPA) Barack Obama gave his first formal interview since becoming president Monday with Al-Arabiya television, in an attempt to send a signal of the importance of US policy in ... Read more...

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Gaza to top Arab economic summit agenda (Lead)


January 16th, 2009 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Jan 16 (IANS) The situation in Gaza, where the three-week-long Israeli attacks have claimed over 1,100 Palestinian lives, will top the agenda of the Arab economic summit to be held in ... Read more...

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To allow aid to flow, Israel temporarily halts attack on Gaza


January 7th, 2009 - 9:14 pm ICT by ANI
Tel Aviv, Jan.7 (ANI): Israel has temporarily stopped attacking Gaza to allow aid supplies and fuel to reach the 1.4 million residents of the territory. Sky News quoted the Israeli military as ... Read more...

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Israel gives Hamas 48 hours, opens Gaza borders (Lead)


December 26th, 2008 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Gaza/Tel Aviv, Dec 26 (DPA) Israel Friday gave Hamas and other Palestinian militant factions in the Gaza Strip 48 hours to reduce ongoing rocket and mortar attacks from the salient or risk ... Read more...

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Hijackers of Sudanese plane release passengers: Report (Lead)


August 27th, 2008 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli, Aug 27 (DPA) The hijackers of a Sudanese plane Wednesday released all the passengers of the plane, Al-Arabiya television said, citing Libyan officials.The Boeing 737 plane had been hijacked Tuesday ... Read more...

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Pakistani envoy to Afghanistan recovered from tribal region (Second Lead)


May 17th, 2008 - 10:16 pm ICT by admin
DPA Islamabad, May 17 (DPA) Pakistan Saturday claimed that it had recovered its ambassador to Afghanistan from the country's restive tribal region where he was held for over three months by pro-Taliban militants, ... Read more...

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Pakistani ambassador to Afghanistan released from tribal region


May 17th, 2008 - 2:43 pm ICT by admin
DPA Islamabad, May 17 (DPA) Pakistan's ambassador to Afghanistan, abducted around three months ago in the country's restive tribal region, has been released, media reports said Saturday. Tariq Azizuddin was handed over by ... Read more...

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Missing Pak envoy to Afghanistan appears on TV, says he is being held by theTaliban


April 19th, 2008 - 5:39 pm ICT by admin
Dubai, April 19 (ANI): Pakistan's missing Ambassador to Afghanistan, Tariq Azizuddin, appeared on the Al Arabiya Television network on Saturday, and said that he was being held by Taliban militants. Ambassador Azizuddin, ... Read more...

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US apologizes to Egypt over Suez Canal incident


March 25th, 2008 - 11:03 pm ICT by admin
DPA Cairo, March 25 (DPA) The US ambassador to Egypt apologized Tuesday over an incident in which a US cargo vessel opened fire on an Egyptian boat near the Suez Canal, killing one ... Read more...

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US vice president in Iraq on fifth anniversary of war


March 18th, 2008 - 12:29 am ICT by admin
(Lead) DPA Baghdad, March 17 (DPA) US Vice President Dick Cheney, visiting Iraq on the fifth anniversary of the war, pressed its leaders Monday to push through key legislations while praising security gains achieved ... Read more...

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Kuwaiti cabinet resigns after one year in office


March 17th, 2008 - 11:56 pm ICT by admin
DPA Kuwait City, March 17 (DPA) All ministers in the Kuwaiti cabinet submitted their resignations to the prime minister Monday after a year in office marred by political battles with parliament. Acting on ... Read more...

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