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Monday 22 December 2014
Almoqawama Alislamia
  • Saudis back thaw in Egypt-Qatar tensions

    Saudis back thaw in Egypt-Qatar tensions

     Saudi Arabia has announced that its initiative has led to talks between Egypt’s president and a Qatari special envoy, resulting in positive moves towards mending ties between the two governments.The Saudis declared in a Saturday statement that they sponsored the talks in the Egyptian capital of Cairo between President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi and Sheikh Mohammed Bin Abdel Rahman Al-Thani, the special representative of Qatari Emir Hamad

  • Egypt receives 10 Apache helicopters from US

    Egypt receives 10 Apache helicopters from US

     Egypt has received 10 Apache helicopters from the United States after Washington decided to lift its year-long freeze on the delivery of military aid to the country’s new rulers.“They (helicopters) got there a few weeks ago,” AFP quoted an unnamed US senior administration official as saying on Saturday.The attack helicopters are reportedly delivered to Egypt to help the North African country counter terrorist activities in the restive

  • 14 Americans, one Spanish fund Netanyahu’s Likud campaign: Report

    14 Americans, one Spanish fund Netanyahu’s Likud campaign: Report

     A report says 14 Americans and one Spanish national have funded a campaign by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to retain his position at the head of the Likud party.The Israeli newspaper Haaretz reported on Saturday that Netanyahu has raised nearly 539,000 shekels (over USD 137,000) during the campaign. “The sum came from 15 donors, all of whom are from overseas. Fourteen are from the United States, while one is from Spain,”

  • Iraq Peshmerga forces deliver aid to Mount Sinjar

    Iraq Peshmerga forces deliver aid to Mount Sinjar

     Iraqi Kurdish Peshmerga fighters have distributed aid on Mount Sinjar after breaking the ISIL terror group’s months-long siege on the area in northwestern Iraq.The Peshmerga soldiers on Saturday reached the flanks of Mount Sinjar carrying food and other aid three days after starting a huge offensive in the region against the Takfiri terrorists.“I haven't seen an orange since September,” said a 10-year-old girl as the Kurdish fighters

  • PA blasts Canada for boycotting anti-Israel confab

    PA blasts Canada for boycotting anti-Israel confab

     The Palestinian Authority (PA) has lashed out at Canada for boycotting a recent conference on the Israeli regime’s human rights violations in the occupied territories.The government of Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper should have joined other countries at a one-day meeting in the Swiss city of Geneva inspecting Tel Aviv's rights abuses in the occupied Palestinian lands, Said Hamad, the top PA diplomat in Canada, said in a statement

Saudis back thaw in Egypt-Qatar tensions
Egypt receives 10 Apache helicopters from US
14 Americans, one Spanish fund Netanyahu’s Likud campaign: Report
Iraq Peshmerga forces deliver aid to Mount Sinjar
PA blasts Canada for boycotting anti-Israel confab
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Cuba not to give up socialist principles: Castro
Cuba not to give up socialist principles: Castro

 Cuban President Raul Castro says the country will not give up its socialist principles as Havana and Washington are on a path to normalize their strained relations."We must not expect that in order for relations with the United States to …

Nationwide elections delayed in Sudan
Nationwide elections delayed in Sudan

 Sudan's electoral committee has pushed back nationwide elections next year amid the prospect that the election of state governors be excluded from the voting process.On Saturday, the committee said it had postponed the elections by 11 days to …

Egypt replaces intelligence chief with his deputy
Egypt replaces intelligence chief with his deputy

 Egypt has abruptly sacked the nation's powerful intelligence chief for “health reasons,” replacing him with his deputy, security authorities said.The country’s security officials announced Saturday that General Mohammed Farid al-Tohamy, …

EU Parliament calls for probe into EU role in CIA torture
EU Parliament calls for probe into EU role in CIA torture

 Members of the European Parliament have called for an investigation into the role of EU countries in providing the CIA with secret torture centers.In Brussels, the lawmakers debated a US Senate Intelligence Committee report on torture …

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Eric Holder condemns NYPD shootings as 'act of barbarism'
Eric Holder condemns NYPD shootings as 'act of barbarism'

 US Attorney General Eric Holder has condemned the “senseless” shooting of two New York City police officers as an act of “barbarism.”“I condemn this afternoon’s senseless shooting of two New York City police officers in the …

US may put back N. Korea on terror list
US may put back N. Korea on terror list

 The United States may place North Korea back on the state sponsors of terror list, the Wall Street Journal reported.Washington is seriously contemplating relisting the country as state sponsor of terror, a senior Obama administration official …

Egypt police attack demo in Alexandria, five arrested
Egypt police attack demo in Alexandria, five arrested

 Egyptian security forces have detained five people during a fresh anti-government protest staged by supporters of the country’s ousted president, Mohamed Morsi.The arrests were made on Friday when riot police intervened to break up the …

Russian economy will recover from crisis: Putin
Russian economy will recover from crisis: Putin

 The Russian president made the remarks during his 10th annual press conference in the capital, Moscow, on Thursday.“Our economy will overcome the current situation. How much time will be needed for that? Under the most unfavorable …

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Interview
Riddled with irony, US faces crisis on international stage: Don DeBar

Riddled with irony, US faces crisis on international stage: Don DeBar

 Washington’s contradictory foreign policy is “emblematic of the crisis that the United States government faces on the international stage,” says political …

Present milieu in Palestine stems from enemies’ stratagems

Present milieu in Palestine stems from enemies’ stratagems

 The member of the Supreme Council of the World Forum for Proximity of the Islamic Schools of Thought, Molavi Eshaq Madani in an exclusive interview with Taqrib News …

US position on Palestine eroding: Expert

US position on Palestine eroding: Expert

 An American political commentator says Washington's position on Palestine is "eroding", citing a European push to recognize an independent Palestinian state. …

Congress move means US wants Egypt in charge in region

Congress move means US wants Egypt in charge in region

 The United States resumption of aid to Egypt means Washington “ultimately” wants Egypt more dominant in the region “rather than Turkey,” Michael Maloof …

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News
Panel to advise against punishment for CIA computer search
US drone strike kills 5 in Pakistan’s North Waziristan
Bomb explosion injures 3 in Bahrain Shia village
Video shows Israel army treating injured Takfiri militants
Iran world’s fourth missile power: Defense Min.
Report
UNICEF says $900 million needed to aid Syrian children
US-Israeli relationship in crisis: Poll
Iran, P5+1 wrap up 2nd day of expert-level talks in Geneva
State Aviation Service: Ukraine's Three Major Airports Closed Indefinitely
Palestine may submit UN draft Monday: Erekat
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Stop torture! Accountability: YES, impunity: NO
Torture: America’s End-All, Be-All Way of Getting Intelligence
Nusra Front Used UN Vehicle for Terrorist Attack
Wall Street moves in for the kill
Iran UN Bid: Stirring Up US-Israel Castle of Paranoia
Interview
Analyst: Rejection of politicians reflects a profound rejection of economic system
US war on terror is war on Israel’s enemies: Kevin Barrett
Rapprochement projects should be practical
Iran criticizes IAEA unofficial rejection of offer over Marivan site
"Regime of Zionism doomed to failure": Nematzadeh