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More barrel bombs hit Syria's Aleppo

3 hours 28 min ago
Dozens killed in barrel-bomb strikes in rebel held Aleppo, activists say, as Assad visits Christian town to mark Easter.

Kuwait papers suspended over coup plot story

4 hours 38 min ago
Al Watan and Alam Al Yawm newspapers ordered to stop printing for weeks after violating media blackout of investigation.

Many dead in Iraq violence ahead of vote

8 hours 3 min ago
Blasts, including one at a college, kill 18, while fighting in Fallujah leaves 15 dead.

Fourteen Algerian soldiers killed in ambush

9 hours 35 min ago
At least 14 soldiers killed after fighters attack a military patrol in mountains 120km east of the capital Algiers.

Daily highlights of Arab press headlines

Sun, 20/04/2014 - 8:51pm
A summary of stories making headlines in the Arabic press.

Report: Jordan media freedom down in 2013

Sun, 20/04/2014 - 8:02pm
Government closure of hundreds of online media sites leads to drop in press freedom, Jordanian Press Association finds.

Unravelling culture in Iraq's Kurdish region

Sun, 20/04/2014 - 7:15pm
Weaving and handicrafts are being re-taught to a younger generation of Iraqi Kurds, but not without challenges.

The Godot of Egypt

Sun, 20/04/2014 - 6:49pm
After years of turmoil, many Egyptians view Abdel Fattah el-Sisi as a saviour - but miracles are unlikely, experts warn.

Yemen drone strike 'kills al-Qaeda fighters'

Sun, 20/04/2014 - 6:06pm
At least five suspected al-Qaeda fighters killed in Abyan province in second such attack in as many days.

In Pictures: The Bees of Bil'in

Sun, 20/04/2014 - 4:52pm
Women's collective in small Ramallah village view bee farming as a way to learn more about community living.

Syria removes 80 percent of chemical weapons

Sun, 20/04/2014 - 3:07pm
Head of UN team overseeing disarmament process says country likely to meet April 27 deadline if momentum is maintained.

Deaths in latest attack on Egypt's police

Sun, 20/04/2014 - 10:12am
Two police killed by gunmen while patrolling road between Cairo and Suez, in latest assault on security forces.

Israel 'blocks' UN envoy from Easter service

Sun, 20/04/2014 - 9:34am
Israel dismisses Robert Serry's accusation of blocking him from ceremony in Jerusalem church as "micro-incident".

Dozens killed in series of blasts in Iraq

Sun, 20/04/2014 - 6:37am
At least 25 people killed in wave of explosions across Iraq, including strikes on busy commercial districts in Baghdad.

Syrian activists allege new gas attack

Sun, 20/04/2014 - 3:25am
Government forces accused of using chlorine gas in village near Hama, the third alleged gas attack in the past week.

Iran says reactor dispute 'virtually solved'

Sat, 19/04/2014 - 11:23pm
Vice-president says world powers have accepted proposal to redesign heavy water plant at Arak.

Two killed in Bahrain car blast

Sat, 19/04/2014 - 11:19pm
Explosion in a car kills two and wounds a third in a mostly Shia village outside the capital, interior ministry says.

French journalists kidnapped in Syria freed

Sat, 19/04/2014 - 8:10pm
Four journalists found on the Turkish border with Syria after being kidnapped last June by al-Qaeda-linked group.

Amizagh look to regain language in Libya

Sat, 19/04/2014 - 6:59pm
Minority group, banned from practising its culture under Muammar Gadaffi, aims to relearn mother tongue in new Libya.

Turkey braces for next major earthquake

Sat, 19/04/2014 - 5:55pm
As Turkey works to minimise earthquake disaster risks, some fear the societal impact of urban renewal projects.


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