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Egypt to form emergency government

Source: Al Jazeera and Agencies/Nov.22/2011

Egypt's ruling generals have offered to transfer power to a civilian president by July in a dramatic attempt to placate protesters and defuse a political crisis that has shaken plans for the country's first free election in decades. 

 

ICC prosecutor in Libya for trial talks

Source:By Al Jazeera and Agencies/Nov.22/2011

The International Criminal Court's chief prosecutor is visiting Tripoli for talks with Libyan authorities about their plans for prosecuting the captured son of Muammar Gaddafi and the former Libyan leader's intelligence chief.

 

Israel says NO to nuclear transparency

Source: By PressTV/Nov.22/2011

Israel has once again refused to acknowledge international calls for transparency in its covert nuclear program during a meeting held by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).

 

Turkey calls on former ally Assad to step down

Source:  by Dominic Evans and Jon Hemming/Reuters/Nov.22/2011

Turkey called on Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Tuesday to step down for the sake of his people and the Middle East, tightening regional pressure on Damascus after Arab states threatened sanctions over its crackdown on unrest. Turkey called on Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Tuesday to step down for the sake of his people and the Middle East, tightening regional pressure on Damascus after Arab states threatened sanctions over its crackdown on unrest.

 

Palestinians' talks over unity government likely to succeed

Source : Xinhuanet / Jerusalem / 21 Nov 2011

An agreement between Fatah and Hamas, Palestinians' rival parties, looks likely on the formation of a unity government with Fatah's flexibility on the future role of Prime Minister Salam Fayyad in the ruling body.

Hamas, which established its own government in Gaza after routing out forces loyal to Fatah in 2007, has been opposed to Fayyad's playing any part in the unity government.

 

World’s largest Quran exhibited in Tatarstan

Source : Cihan News Agency / Kazan / 20 Nov 2011

In memory of Bulgarian Tatars' conversion to Islam in 922, world's 2 meters wide, 1.5 meters in height largest Quran weighing 800 kilograms is being exhibited in the Republic of Tatarstan's capital city of Kazan.

Ordered by former Tatarstan president and state advisor Mintimir Saymivey, the head of Tatarstan Historical Artifacts Rejuvenation Foundation to Italian Reverra Company, the cost of the Quran is being kept as a secret.

 

Egypt cabinet resigns as protests intensify

Source: Al Jazeera and Agencies/Nov.21/2011

Egypt's interim cabinet has offered its resignation to the country's ruling military council as clashes raged for a third day in Cairo's Tahrir Square, pitting police and soldiers against protesters demanding democratic change.

 

Russian FM blames West for ‘provocation’ over Syria

Source: By Russia Today/Nov.21/2011

Russia has accused the west of exacerbating the already tense situation in Syria. Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov says calls for the overthrow of Bashar al-Assad's regime are nothing but a provocation.

 

Iran faces new wave of sanctions over nuclear programme

 

Source: and /The Guardian/Nov.21/2011

The US and Britain are leading a new wave of international sanctions targeting Iran's banks and oil industry following the International AtomicEnergy Agency's report earlier this month that said Tehran worked for many years to develop nuclear weapons – and may still be doing so.

 

Jordanian king pays rare visit to West Bank

Source:BY Agencies/arabnews.com/Nov.21/2011 

Jordan’s King Abdallah II is paying a rare visit to the West Bank to show support for Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas.

 
 

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