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  • Russia, discucsses with Turkey preparations for Astana talks

    Date: 2017-01-16 15:42:28 GMT - Russia - World - SN:59 - ID:6344797

    MOSCOW, Jan 16 (MENA) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his Turkish counterpart Mavlut Cavusoglu discussed in a phone call on Monday the preparation for the upcoming international consultations on Syria peace process in Kazakh capital, ....

  • Spanish police arrest man suspected to belong to Daesh terrorist group

    Date: 2017-01-16 11:06:07 GMT - Spain - World - SN:25 - ID:6341669

    MADRID, Jan 16 (MENA) - Spanish police have arrested a Moroccan man suspected of leading an Islamist militant cell which recruited volunteers to travel to Turkey for training by Daesh terrorist group, the Interior Ministry said on Monday. The ....

  • Council of Islamic societies in Austria slams Kurz proposal to ban veil

    Date: 2017-01-16 09:18:56 GMT - Austria - World - SN:12 - ID:6341241

    VIENNA, Jan 16 (MENA) - The general coordination council of Islamic societies in Austria has denounced a proposal by Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz to ban the veil at government institutions. The council slammed the proposal as "a clear ....

  • Turkish Airlines cargo plane crashes in Kyrgyzstan, 32 dead

    Date: 2017-01-16 06:23:47 GMT - Kyrgyzstan - World - SN:5 - ID:6340497

    BISHKEK, Jan 16 (MENA) - A cargo plane attempting to land at Kyrgyzstan’s main airport in thick fog crashed in a populated area Monday, authorities at the airport said, leaving at least 32 people dead, The National reported. The majority of the ....

  • Iran: Nuclear deal will not be renegotiated

    Date: 2017-01-15 22:25:11 GMT - Iran - World - SN:95 - ID:6339285

    TEHRAN, Jan 15 (MENA) - Iran's deputy foreign minister says the nuclear deal between the Islamic Republic and world powers "will not be renegotiated" ahead of US President-elect Donald Trump taking office this week, Fox News reported Sunday. In a ....

  • Media reports about alleged attack on Russian diplomat in Yemen untrue — Russian embassy

    Date: 2017-01-15 22:07:31 GMT - Russia - World - SN:93 - ID:6338885

    MOSCOW, Jan 15 (MENA) - Media reports about an alleged attack on a Russian diplomat in Yemen are far from reality, the TASS cited Russia’s diplomatic mission in Sana'a as saying. "The information is erroneous," the diplomat said. "Nothing like ....

  • France lauds Egyptian, US pro-Mideast efforts

    Date: 2017-01-15 20:37:48 GMT - France - World - SN:88 - ID:6339521

    PARIS, Jan 15 (MENA) - France's Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault highlighted on Sunday the importance of efforts exerted by Egypt, the US, and other countries to help revive Palestinian-Israeli negotiations. Ayrault’s remarks came during a ....

  • No agreement on Putin's meeting with Trump before inauguration - Kremlin

    Date: 2017-01-15 20:01:24 GMT - Russia - World - SN:86 - ID:6338889

    MOSCOW, Jan 15 (MENA) - The possibility of a meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President-elect Donald Trump was discussed, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Sunday, adding that such talks could be held after Trump's ....

  • Daesh abducts 13 religious scholars in eastern Afghanistan

    Date: 2017-01-15 18:36:00 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:82 - ID:6338349

    KABUL, Jan 15 (MENA) - Daesh militants on Sunday abducted 13 scholars from a religious school in the Shapoli area of Nangarhar province in the Eastern Afghanistan, Sputnik quoted spokesman for the provincial government Attaullah Khogiani as ....

  • Meeting between Shoukry, commissioner for European neighborhood policy tackles joint coop.

    Date: 2017-01-15 15:39:14 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:69 - ID:6337809

    CAIRO, Jan 15 (MENA) - The meeting between Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry and the Commissioner for European Neighborhood Policy Johannes Hahn took up cooperation programs between Egypt and the European Union (EU) within the framework of the projects ....

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