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Balhaf liquefied natural gas plant on the Gulf of Aden in Yemen
Aden - Arab TodayYemen LNG gas company has evacuated hundreds of workers from its Balhaf terminal on the Gulf of Aden, after a mortar round hit the site, an oil ministry official and employees said Sunday. Company staff, including foreigners, were evacuated Read more...
Lair containing medical equipment and drugs discovered
Syrian pro-government forces read map in the town of Nabuk
Beirut - Arab TodaySyrian regime forces made gains Sunday in the key town of Nabuk, one of the last rebel-held areas in the Qalamoun region bordering Lebanon, activists said. "There is fierce fighting in Nabuk between government forces, backed by Lebanese Read more...
Impossible to create peace if you don't have any credibility
Avigdor Lieberman arrives at the Magistrates Court in Jerusalem
Jerusalem - Arab TodayIsraeli Foreign Minister Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman has said Israeli-Palestinian peace talks are unlikely to bear fruit within the envisioned nine-month timeframe but that dialogue should continue. His remarks Friday evening contrasted with Read more...
Saudi called to unify against dangers in the region
Gulf Cooperation Council summit
Manama - Arab TodayOman opposes upgrading the Gulf Cooperation Council to a union of six nations, an idea first mooted by regional heavyweight Saudi Arabia, Muscat's foreign minister said on Saturday. The union issue is on the agenda of the GCC summit Read more...
Highlighting tensions among rebel groups
Syrian rebels stand on vehicle after seizing control of Bab el Hawa border
Damascus - Arab TodayThe largest Islamist rebel force in Syria seized arms depots belonging to the mainstream Western-backed Free Syrian Army on Saturday, a watchdog said, highlighting tensions among rebel groups. "After combat that lasted Read more...
Police used tear gas and water cannon to break up protests
Turkish police clash with Kurdish protestors at Yuksekova in Hakkari
Ankara - Arab TodayTurkish police on Saturday used tear gas and water cannon to break up a protest on the sidelines of the funeral of two Kurds shot dead during clashes a day earlier, an AFP photographer reported. Hundreds of protesters set up barricades Read more...
Reducing 11-year prison terms to 1-year suspended sentences
Members of Muslim Brotherhood hold roses during their trial in Alexandria
Cairo - Arab TodayEgyptian appeals courts ordered the release Saturday of 21 women and girls jailed over an Islamist opposition protest, after reducing harsh sentences that had sparked outrage. To chants of "God is greatest" from supporters in an Read more...
French and Swiss experts will discuss reports
Yasser Arafat's widow Suha
Paris - Arab TodayThe widow of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat pledged Friday to challenge a French inquiry which found his death to have been from natural causes, rather than poison as Palestinians suspect. "A request for further expert opinion will be submitted Read more...
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