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  • Palestine-Israel issue should not be complicated: Chinese official

    Date: 2017-01-16 22:47:49 GMT - China - World - SN:100 - ID:6346641

    BEIJING, Jan 16 (MENA) - The Palestinian-Israeli peace process should be advanced with a responsible, objective and fair attitude, instead of being complicated, Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Zhang Ming said here. "We hope that the parties ....

  • Lavrov, Zarif discuss coordination of Syria peace talks in phone call

    Date: 2017-01-16 22:31:10 GMT - Russia - World - SN:97 - ID:6346713

    MOSCOW, Jan 16 (MENA) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif discussed in a phone call on Monday the situation in Syria and the preparation for intra-Syrian peace talks in Astana, Sputnik news ....

  • Russian Foreign Ministry: Washington initiating new arms race in Europe

    Date: 2017-01-16 22:22:46 GMT - Russia - World - SN:96 - ID:6346653

    MOSCOW, Jan 16 (MENA) - Washington is practically initiating a new arms race in Europe, plans to deploy large-scale armed forces have destructive potentials, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on Monday. "Plans of ....

  • EU opposes shift of US embassy site in Israel

    Date: 2017-01-16 20:41:43 GMT - USA - World - SN:90 - ID:6346789

    BRUSSELS, Jan 16 (MENA) – European Union foreign ministers on Monday opposed any plan by President-elect Donald Trump to move the US Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem and warned that it could ratchet up tensions with the Arab world, ABC News ....

  • 5 killed after gunfire erupts at festival in Mexico - report

    Date: 2017-01-16 18:03:32 GMT - Mexico - World - SN:73 - ID:6346257

    MEXICO CITY, Jan 16 (MENA) - Gunfire erupted Monday at a club in Playa del Carmen, Mexico, left least five people dead and more than a dozen others injured, CNN quoted officials as saying. The shooting broke out at an electronic music festival ....

  • Culture minister visits Shanghai - Egyptian consul

    Date: 2017-01-16 15:48:31 GMT - China - World - SN:61 - ID:6344813

    SHANGHAI, Jan 16 (MENA) - Egypt's Consul here Khaled Youssef said Monday that Egyptian Culture Minister Helmi el Namnam is currently visiting Shanghai leading a high-level delegation of his ministry till January 18. Youssef told MENA corespondent ....

  • 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 ....

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