Algerian protestors clashed with security men in riots over high living costs in Algiers and other parts of the country last night, leaving dozens wounded, Dubai-based Al-Arabiya television reported.
Faisal Shahzad, who pleaded guilty last month to trying to explode a car bomb in New York’s Times Square, says in a video that he planned the attack as revenge for the U.S. war in Afghanistan, Al-Arabiya television reported.
A Syrian woman was killed and five others injured when shots were fired on a border crossing in northern Lebanon where hundreds are fleeing unrest in their homeland, Al Arabiya television said.
Syrian security forces fired on anti- government protesters, killing eight people in cities including Homs, Daraa and al-Sanamin, Al Arabiya television said, citing witnesses.
Saudi Arabian King Abdullah has undergone “successful surgery,” and his health has improved notably, Saudi-owned Al Arabiya television reported today without giving further details.
Aldar Properties PJSC , Abu Dhabi’s biggest developer, advanced the most since Dec. 19 after Al Arabiya said the company expects to receive government funding in the first quarter of 2011.
"I declare my defection from the regime's army because of its deviation of its fundamental mission to protect the nation and transformation into gangs of killing and destruction."
- Al Arabiya on Dec 26, 2012