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Egypt: prosecutors want execution of Hosni Mubarak

Egyptian prosecutors have called for death penalty for ex-president Hosni Mubarak and other defendants including the former interior minister for their role in the killing of demonstrators in the popular uprising that ousted him from power. Mubarak, who ruled Egypt for three decades, is accused of ordering the killing of protesters and corruption. The 83-year-old […]

January 6th, 2012 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Hamas leader in Turkey, 1st Official Trip Abroad

Head of the Palestinian Hamas movement, Ismail Haniya, who is visiting Turkey during his first official trip abroad, has met with Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who reaffirmed Ankara‚Äôs support to the Palestinian cause. Mr. Haniya, who has not left the isolated Palestinian Gaza enclave since 2007, arrived in Turkey after visiting Egypt and Sudan […]

January 5th, 2012 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

New cabinet set up in Morocco

Morocco’s new Prime minister, Abdelilah Benkirane, leader of the moderate islamist Justice & Development Party (PJD), which won most seats in last novembre parliamentary elections, has unveiled his cabinet team after several weeks of laborious political consultations. The 30-member cabinet includes 24 new faces and one woman. The PJD has taken 12 posts including the […]

January 4th, 2012 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Kuwait blasts Iran’s plan to exploit offshore gas field

The Kuwaiti government has denounced Iran’s plan to unilaterally exploit a disputed offshore gas field unless an agreement is reached, Kuwait’s state news agency KUNA reported. Kuwaiti foreign affairs ministry has summoned Iranian Charge d’Affaires to protest about Tehran’s recent remarks threatening to start exploiting the Arash gas field if Kuwait does not respond to […]

January 4th, 2012 | Posted in Energy,Headlines | Read More »

Syria removes tanks from cities, says Arab league

Syrian army has pulled its tanks out of cities and released about 3,500 detainees, says the Arab league Secretary-General Nabil Elaraby in a comment on the preliminary findings of an Arab observer mission deployed in Syria. The monitors are supposed to verify Syria’s compliance with an Arab League brokered plan to put an end to […]

January 3rd, 2012 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Palestinians & Israelis to resume peace talks

Palestinian chief negotiator Saeb Erekat will meet Tuesday in Jordan with his Israeli counterpart Yitzhak Molho in a bid to revive the stalled peace talks. The meeting, which would be the first between two sides in a year, will also be attended by officials from Jordan and the Quartet : Russia, the United States, the […]

January 2nd, 2012 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »