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Abbas said the UN move would be followed by steps to bridge the bitter political divide between his Fatah movement and its Islamist rival Hamas
Ask an Israeli and he will tell you that Israel is attacking Gaza because Hamas’s rocket attacks pose a security threat to Israel and its settlements. Israeli sources claim that Hamas has obtained sophisticated weapons which were smuggled all the way from Libya. In step with these accounts, some western officials have declared their support …
The IAEA and Iran have agreed to hold another round of talks on 13 December in Tehran
Will travel to Ramallah and Israel
The transition deal was signed after months of anti-government protests and deadly clashes between pro- and anti-Saleh troops
Meeting takes place amidst regional strife, domestic anger, and diplomatic pressure
The incident is the most serious in the region since Sudanese troops withdrew in May
The United States and Israel say a peace deal can only be achieved in direct talks.
“Today our revolution enters its toughest stages and the cruelty of the regime against our people is proven limitless.” For all the issues that the Egyptian revolution has yet to resolve, Egyptians did not pen the above words. Representatives of the Local Coordination Committees in Syria did, and even as Egyptians have continued to be …
Such a move is likely to be voted through easily, requiring only a simple majority in the 193-member General Assembly, where the Palestinians have widespread support
US denies it is trying to control Syria’s next leadership
Tensions escalated when tribal militia aligned to the government became involved, along with anti-regime rebels
Lebanon’s March 14 coalition, which is bitterly opposed to Assad, has accused Damascus of planning a series of bombings in Lebanon
US officials say placing the Internet under UN control would undermine the freewheeling nature of cyberspace
Russia had thrown its support behind Brahimi’s call for Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad’s army and the rebels to lay down arms during the Eid Al-Adha holiday
President Bashar Al-Assad in a pre-Eid gesture issued an amnesty on Tuesday for all crimes committed in Syria “up until today.”
The ambush occurred while a UNAMID convoy of military, police and civilian personnel was on its way to the Hashaba area.
Mussa Ibrahim denies detention romours in an audio tape
Israel maintains Gaza blockade in face of international condemnation.
Syria (AFP) — Syrian fighter jets blasted the rebel-held town of Maaret al-Numan on Thursday, killing at least 49 people including 23 children, rescuers said. UN peace envoy Lakhdar Brahimi pressed for a truce during a key Muslim holiday later this month, while the UN’s human rights chief appealed to the Security Council for unity …
Brahimi called on Monday for a temporary ceasefire during the four-day Eid al-Adha holiday starting on October 26.
UN special envoy for Syria visits Cairo.
The warplanes targeted a rebel blockade of the highway to second city Aleppo.
WFP has provided around 1.4 million people across Syria with food aid since September 9.
Racism and discrimination has long been a problem in Egypt, particularly for Sudanese who have come to Egypt seeking a better life.
Qatar’s Prime Minister, Sheikh Hamad bin Jassem al-Thani told reporters that any such force must be “well-armed.”
Secretary general of the Arab League says UN security council has denied Syrians justice.
Peace envoy Lakhdar Brahimi and German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle were in Turkey on Saturday for talks on the Syrian conflict.
The Iranian Rial lost 40% of its value as a result to the economic sanctions