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  • Russian tour operator proposes organizing Hajj direct flights from Crimea

    Date: 2017-01-27 14:20:53 GMT - Russia - World - SN:35 - ID:6413681

    MOSCOW, Jan 27 (MENA) - Head of the Russian Federal tourism Agency Oleg Safonov has proposed to organize Hajj direct flights from Crimea to Saudi Arabia for Russian pilgrims, Russia Today reported. "Crimea is home to a large number of Muslims. ....

  • Moscow: cooperation with Ankara, Tehran in Middle East to be long-term

    Date: 2017-01-27 13:27:21 GMT - Russia - World - SN:41 - ID:6414053

    MOSCOW, Jan 27 (MENA) - Middle East triple 'Russia-Turkey-Iran' plans long-term and constructive cooperation for the benefit of the stabilization of Syria and the whole region, the Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson, Maria Zakharova, said. "We ....

  • Kremlin denies having information on Trump’s plans to lift anti-Russia sanctions

    Date: 2017-01-27 11:52:26 GMT - Russia - World - SN:37 - ID:6413653

    MOSCOW, Jan 27 (MENA) Moscow does not have any information on US President Donald Trump’s plans to lift sanctions against Russia, Tass quoted Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov as telling reporters on Friday. "We don’t know anything about that," he ....

  • Trump Strategist says media should "keep its mouth shut"

    Date: 2017-01-27 09:53:39 GMT - USA - World - SN:27 - ID:6412649

    NEW YORK, Jan 27 (MENA) - Just days after President Trump spoke of a “running war’’ with the media, his chief White House Strategist, Stephen K. Bannon, ratcheted up the attacks, arguing that news organizations had been “humiliated” by the election ....

  • Kremlin: Putin,Trump could hold phone talks Saturday

    Date: 2017-01-27 08:36:25 GMT - Russia - World - SN:15 - ID:6412253

    MOSCOW, Jan 27 (MENA) - Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said that Russian President Vladimir Putin's first phone conversation with US President Donald Trump could take place on Saturday, Sputnik news agency reported. "Yes," Peskov said, when ....

  • Trump accepts resignations from State Department senior management

    Date: 2017-01-27 07:59:29 GMT - USA - World - SN:11 - ID:6412101

    WASHINGTON, Jan 27 (MENA) - A number of senior career diplomats are leaving the State Department after the Trump administration accepted their resignations from presidential appointed positions. The State Department said Thursday that several ....

  • Trump administration debates designating Muslim Brotherhood as terrorist group

    Date: 2017-01-27 07:56:45 GMT - USA - World - SN:10 - ID:6412105

    WASHINGTON, Jan 27 (MENA) - A debate is under way in the Trump administration about whether the United States should declare the Muslim Brotherhood a terrorist organization and subject it to US sanctions, Daily Mail reported, quoting US officials ....

  • 16-year-old sentenced to six years after stabbing German police officer for Daesh

    Date: 2017-01-26 20:14:49 GMT - Germany - World - SN:88 - ID:6411245

    BERLIN, Jan 26 (MENA) - A German court has sentenced a 16-year-old girl to six years in jail for committing an act of terrorism. Investigators called the crime a "martyrdom operation" ordered by Daesh, DW reported. The German regional court in ....

  • Global-PRNewswire(1):Serafina's Grand Opening In Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

    Date: 2017-01-26 19:14:42 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - World - SN:84 - ID:6411173

    RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, Jan. 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/MENA/ -- Serafina, the Northern Italian eatery and global hot-spot, will be opening its newest branch in Riyadh on January 30, 2017. The restaurant, at two floors, will be the largest of the ....

  • Mexico’s President cancels meeting with Trump over wall

    Date: 2017-01-26 19:14:28 GMT - Mexico - World - SN:83 - ID:6411025

    MEXICO CITY, Jan 26 (MENA) - The president of Mexico said on Thursday that he was canceling his scheduled meeting with US President Donald J. Trump in Washington next week, rejecting the visit after the new American leader ordered a border wall ....

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