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  • Kazakh FM: Syrian opposition irked by failure to put into force truce conditions

    Date: 2017-03-06 15:18:53 GMT - Kazakhstan - World - SN:52 - ID:6643153

    ASTANA, March 6 (MENA) - Kazakhstan’s Foreign Minister Kairat Abdrakhmanov has said the Syrian opposition expressed worries over failure to put the Syrian truce with the government into force so far. In press statements Monday, the official said ....

  • North Korea tests four more missiles-Washington Post

    Date: 2017-03-06 12:51:15 GMT - USA - World - SN:40 - ID:6642753

    WASHINGTON, March 6 (MENA) - North Korea launched four missiles that flew about 600 miles over land before splashing into the Sea of Japan, said The Washington Post. Three landed within Japan’s exclusive economic zone, dropping about 200 miles from ....

  • Tourism min. to inaugurate Egyptian pavilion in ITB

    Date: 2017-03-06 12:40:30 GMT - Germany - World - SN:38 - ID:6641489

    BERLIN, March 6 (MENA) - Egyptian Tourism Minister Yehia Rashed will inaugurate the Egyptian pavilion at the International Tourism Bourse (ITB) held here. The 2,400-square-meter pavilion groups 80 Egyptian exhibitors representing important firms ....

  • FBI director asks Justice Department to publicly rebut Trump's wiretap claim

    Date: 2017-03-06 07:52:53 GMT - USA - World - SN:13 - ID:6639589

    WASHINGTON, March 6 (MENA) - FBI director James Comey asked the U.S. Justice Department this weekend to publicly reject US President Donald Trump’s assertion that former President Barack Obama ordered the tapping of Trump’s phones, Hurra Channel ....

  • WHO: Air pollution linked to 600,000 child deaths

    Date: 2017-03-06 07:45:20 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:12 - ID:6639585

    GENEVA, March 6 (MENA) - The director general of the World Health Organization has said air pollution is "one of the most pernicious threats" facing global public health today and is on a much bigger scale than HIV or Ebola, the BBC reported. Dr ....

  • Palmyra liberated so swiftly: Russian Commander

    Date: 2017-03-05 22:49:55 GMT - Russia - World - SN:101 - ID:6638541

    MOSCOW, March 5 (MENA) - Syria’s Palmyra has been liberated from terrorists thanks to thorough preparation of the operation, involvement of the Russian task force and selfless effort of the Syrian army, Colonel General Andrei Kartapolov, the ....

  • Blair denies Trump Mideast job talks report

    Date: 2017-03-05 22:17:07 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:96 - ID:6638361

    LONDON, March 5 (MENA) - Former British prime minister Tony Blair has had no discussions about working for US President Donald Trump, his spokesman said Sunday after reports that the former Blair sought to become his Middle East ....

  • Trump seeks inquiry into allegations claiming Obama tapped his phones

    Date: 2017-03-05 21:46:10 GMT - USA - World - SN:94 - ID:6638317

    NEW YORK, Feb 5 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump on Sunday demanded a congressional inquiry into whether his predecessor Barack Obama abused the power of federal law enforcement agencies before the 2016 presidential election, a day after leveling ....

  • White House requests Congress investigate whether Obama administration abused power

    Date: 2017-03-05 16:14:34 GMT - USA - World - SN:74 - ID:6637417

    WASHINGTON, March 5 (MENA) - President Donald Trump is asking Congress to look into whether the Obama administration abused its investigative powers during the 2016 election, CNN reported Sunday, quoting White House press secretary Sean ....

  • Nigerian pirates release 7 Russians, 1 Ukrainian Sailor

    Date: 2017-03-05 15:34:58 GMT - Russia - World - SN:66 - ID:6636777

    MOSCOW, March 5 (MENA) - Nigerian pirates have released seven Russian sailors and one Ukrainian sailor after they were kidnapped early last month on the cargo ship, Radio Free Europe reported on Sunday. Citing a human rights activist in Crimea, ....

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