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  • Army chief of staff back home from Saudi visit

    Date: 2018-04-19 18:14:19 GMT - Egypt - Military - SN:78 - ID:7359574

    CAIRO, April 19 (MENA) - Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces Mohamed Farid returned home on Thursday coming from Saudi Arabia, where he attended the conclusion of the "Joint Gulf Shield 1" drill held in the Eastern Region in Saudi Arabia. During ....

  • Koreas to open hotline between leaders Friday

    Date: 2018-04-19 18:00:55 GMT - south korea - World - SN:77 - ID:7359533

    SEOUL, April 19 (MENA) – The two Koreas will open a direct telephone line between the countries' leaders on Friday ahead of their summit set for April 27, Yonhap News quoted Seoul's presidential office as saying on Thursday. "The hotline between ....

  • Sisi directs to continue developing electricity sector

    Date: 2018-04-19 17:48:38 GMT - Egypt - Economy - SN:76 - ID:7359479

    CAIRO, April 19 (MENA) – President Abdel Fattah El Sisi directed on Thursday to work on a plan that aims at enhancing the electricity system in Egypt, Presidency Spokesman Bassam Radi said. This came during a meeting with Prime Minister Sherif ....

  • CAF: Egypt's Ahly to face Tunisia's Esperance, Uganda's Kampala City on May 4, 15

    Date: 2018-04-19 17:32:49 GMT - Egypt - Sports - SN:74 - ID:7359124

    CAIRO, April 19 (MENA) – The Confederation of African Football (CAF) informed Egypt’s Al Ahly of the dates of its first two matches against Tunisia's Esperance and Uganda's Kampala City in the African Champions League group stage, club director ....

  • 3 former US Army soldiers convicted in contract killing ordered by international crime boss

    Date: 2018-04-19 17:27:04 GMT - USA - World - SN:75 - ID:7359482

    WASHINGTON, April 19 (MENA) - Three former American soldiers were found guilty Wednesday for the murder-for-hire of a female real estate agent in the Philippines whom an international crime boss accused of cheating him in a land deal, Fox News ....

  • “Jaish al-Islam” militants begin leaving al-Dmair town in Damascus

    Date: 2018-04-19 16:29:15 GMT - Syria - Arab world - SN:73 - ID:7359398

    DAMASCUS, April 19 (MENA) - The evacuation of “Jaish al-Islam” militants and their families from al-Dmair town in Damascus countryside began Thursday after handing over their heavy and medium weapons as part of the agreement reached with the Syrian ....

  • Russia recommends UK holding off from destroying evidence on Skripal case

    Date: 2018-04-19 16:23:53 GMT - Russia - World - SN:72 - ID:7359390

    MOSCOW, April 19 (MENA) - Russia expects to receive comprehensive answers from both the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) and the UK on the poisoning case of former GRU Colonel Sergei Skripal, Russian Foreign Ministry ....

  • 14 fugitives arrested in Iraq over terrorism

    Date: 2018-04-19 16:23:47 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:71 - ID:7359391

    BAGHDAD, April 19 (MENA) – Up to 14 people were arrested in Diyala Governorate, eastern Iraq, over criminal and terrorism charges, the governorate’s police command spokesman, Ghaleb Attiyah, said Thursday. According to Al Sumaria TV, the arrests ....

  • UK intelligence could be used for unlawful drone strikes, warns Amnesty

    Date: 2018-04-19 16:22:58 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:70 - ID:7359386

    LONDON, April 19 (MENA) - The UK risks violating international law through its support of lethal US drone strikes around the world, including sharing intelligence to help identify targets and the use of RAF bases, according to a report by Amnesty ....

  • Egyptian exports up 14% in 1Q18- minister

    Date: 2018-04-19 16:20:42 GMT - Egypt - Economy - SN:69 - ID:7359340

    CAIRO, April 19 (MENA) – The Egyptian exports increased by 14 percent in the first quarter of 2018, Minister of Trade and Industry Tarek Qabil said Thursday. Egypt targets increasing its exports amid its attempt to lower its trade balance ....

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