We are looking for sales & marketing representatives in different countries. Apply now!
Saudi government detains journalist, taunted in police cell
Human Rights Watch said yesterday that Saudi authorities in the northern city of Ha'il should immediately release Rabbah al-Quwai'i, a journalist for Riyadh's al-Shams newspaper.
Saudi Arabia, Politics, 4/13/2006
Egyptian NGOs calls Europe to support human rights and democracy
19 Egyptian NGOs said that: the resolution by the European Parliament (EP) in which it calls upon the European Commission (EC) and the Egyptian government to incorporate priorities of respect for human rights and political reform in the current negotiations on the European Neighborhood Policy's (ENP) Action Plan
Egypt-European Union, Politics, 4/13/2006
Ahmadinejad: Iran can now talk to world from vantage point of a nuclear state
Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said yesterday evening the situation has completely changed as far as Iran is concerned and it can now talk to the world from the vantage point of a nuclear state.
Iran-Regional, Politics, 4/13/2006
Asefi: World muslims happy with Iran's big nuclear success
Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman Hamid-Reza Asefi said on yesterday that Iran's "big" success in mastering nuclear fuel cycle has made the world of Islam happy.
Regional-Iran, Politics, 4/13/2006
Rice responds to Iran's announcement of uranium enrichment
US Secretary Of State Condoleezza Rice yesterday was asked to comment on that Iran has begun its enrichment of uranium.
Iran-USA, Politics, 4/13/2006
Rafsanjani in Syria on talks with US and resistance groups
Upcoming talks between Tehran and Washington on Iraq could, if they turn out to be successful, pave the way for talks on other issues, Expediency Council Chairman Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani was quoted by Al-Hayat daily today.
Iraq-Palestine, Politics, 4/13/2006
Algerian Journalist: Arab League is better off being silent on Palestine
An Algerian journalist wrote in this country's Al-Shorouq daily's Wednesday edition that Arab leaders' silent on Palestine issue would serve that nation's interests more than the Arab League's phony support.
Palestine-Regional, Politics, 4/13/2006
Annan: Israel has to take meaningful steps to alleviate Palestinian suffering
United Nations Secretary-General, Kofi Annan, said Wednesday Israel has an obligation to take "meaningful steps" to alleviate Palestinian suffering.
Palestine-Israel-UN, Politics, 4/13/2006
Iranian diplomat calls for Muslim unity against Israel
An Iranian diplomat said today that international conferences in support of Palestinians similar to one scheduled to be held in Tehran from April 14-16 will strongly convey the message that the oppressed people of Palestine are not alone in their struggle.
Palestine-Iran, Politics, 4/13/2006
US seeks sanctions on Sudanese individuals over Darfur
US State Department spokesman Sean McCormack said yesterday that "the US strongly believes the time has come to designate individuals under UN Security Council Resolution 1591 for targeted sanctions."
Sudan-USA, Politics, 4/13/2006
Iran not in breach of international law, says British MP
Iran's successful enrichment of uranium for nuclear fuel this week was a breakthrough in its civil program and does not constitute a violation of the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT), said British MP Jeremy Corbyn.
Iran-UK, Politics, 4/13/2006
Egypt to retrieve 13 Coptic manuscripts
"Egypt will be able to retrieve 13 manuscripts of its rare stolen possessions, including the early Christian leather-bound codex identified as the Gospel of Judas," Culture Minister Farouq Hosni announced yesterday.
Egypt-Regional, Religion, 4/13/2006
UN's World Court marks 60th birthday with call for yet more to be done
The International Court of Justice (ICJ), the principal judicial organ of the United Nations, celebrated its 60th birthday yesterday, with Secretary-General Kofi Annan telling a solemn sitting that more must be done to ensure its future through wider acceptance of its jurisdiction on issues ranging from boundary disputes to genocide.
Regional, Politics, 4/13/2006
American Muslim outreach key for promoting understanding, integration
"The (American) Muslim community realizes today they are part of the fabric of society, and they have a responsibility and opportunity to bridge the gap between the two cultures," said Khalil Jassemm in an April 11 webchat.
Regional-USA, Religion, 4/13/2006
| Advertise on ArabicNews.com. MyFlowers.com sold more than $2700 of flowers in one month advertising on ArabicNews.com! Make your company, and products a success. Special rate for new and small business. Inquire!Advertising Info
The Las Vegas Sun reported yesterday that The acting Iraqi parliament speaker said Wednesday "he will convene the Iraqi legislature next week to push forward the formation of a new government stalled over the issue of who will serve as prime minister."
The Lebanese Daily Star reported that Lebanon's Parliamentary majority leader Saad al-Hariri was in talk with France president Jacques Chirac regarding the UN investigation of his father's death, Rafiq al-Hariri, and regional issues.
The BBC reported today that "At least 65,000 Iraqis have fled their homes as a result of sectarian violence and intimidation, according to new figures from the Iraqi government. And the rate at which Iraqis are being displaced is increasing."