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  • 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 ....

  • 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 ....

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