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  • Boris Johnson meets Rex Tillerson amid furore over Trump team's links with Russia

    Date: 2017-02-15 13:37:51 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:41 - ID:6528401

    LONDON, Feb 15 (MENA) - UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson is set to have his first face-to-face meeting with Donald Trump’s Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, amid disarray in the President’s team over its links with Russia, The Independent reported ....

  • Netanyahu, Trump to meet amid uncertainty over US policy - WSJ

    Date: 2017-02-15 10:45:36 GMT - USA - World - SN:26 - ID:6526909

    WASHINGTON, Feb 15 (MENA) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu began meetings in Washington Tuesday ahead of a critical summit with US President Donald Trump, the Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday. Officials in both countries hope the ....

  • Russian MoD denies incidents with Russian planes near US destroyer in Black Sea

    Date: 2017-02-15 05:54:16 GMT - Russia - World - SN:3 - ID:6525517

    MOSCOW, Feb 15 (MENA) - The Russian Ministry of Defense has denied any unusual incidents or encounters with a US destroyer after the Pentagon accused Moscow of “unsafe and unprofessional” piloting in the vicinity of the USS Porter “patrolling” the ....

  • Syria peace talks in Astana postponed until February 16

    Date: 2017-02-14 22:01:48 GMT - Syria - World - SN:102 - ID:6524957

    DAMASCUS, Feb 14 (MENA) - The start of a fresh round of consultations on Syria peace process in Astana has been delayed until February 16 as delegations of the Syrian armed opposition and Turkey have not yet arrived in the Kazakh capital, Syria's ....

  • Russia says HRW damages reputation with report on chemical weapons in Syria

    Date: 2017-02-14 21:09:59 GMT - Russia - World - SN:99 - ID:6524477

    MOSCOW, Feb 14 (MENA) - Russian Defense Ministry spokesman Major-General Igor Konashenkov said on Tuesday that a report by Human Rights Watch (HRW) on the alleged use of chemical weapons by Syrian troops in Aleppo in 2016 is damaging further its ....

  • British journalist greets Egyptian women in Valentine's Day

    Date: 2017-02-14 19:49:15 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:94 - ID:6524485

    CAIRO, Feb 14 (MENA) - Prominent British journalist Louisa Young on Tuesday expressed appreciation for the Egyptian women in the Valentine's Day. In a press meeting organized by the British Council in Cairo, Young said that the Egyptian women are ....

  • N. Korean leader's half-brother killed in Malaysia: source

    Date: 2017-02-14 14:13:11 GMT - south korea - World - SN:71 - ID:6522517

    SEOUL, Feb 14 (MENA) - North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's half-brother has been killed in Malaysia, Yonhap News Agency quoted a South Korean government source as saying on Tuesday. Kim Jong-nam was assassinated on Monday in Malaysia, the source ....

  • US sanctions Venezuelan vice president on drug trafficking

    Date: 2017-02-14 13:00:30 GMT - USA - World - SN:58 - ID:6521741

    WASHINGTON, Feb 14 (MENA) - The Trump administration imposed sanctions Monday against Venezuelan Vice President Tareck El Aissami, accusing him of playing a significant role in international drug trafficking, USA Today reported. The Treasury ....

  • Russia regrets resignation of US National Security Advisor

    Date: 2017-02-14 12:52:51 GMT - Russia - World - SN:57 - ID:6521257

    MOSCOW, Feb 14 (MENA) - Leading Russian lawmakers rushed to defend President Trump’s former national security adviser on Tuesday after he resigned for misleading senior White House officials, including Vice President Pence, about his contacts with ....

  • Egypt amb. attends preparatory meetings for UNHRC session

    Date: 2017-02-14 11:53:02 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:43 - ID:6520873

    GENEVA, Feb 14 (MENA) - Amr Ramadan, Egypt's permanent representative at the UN, has attended preparatory meetings for the Human Rights Council (UNHRC) session, slated for February 27. Egypt will be taking part in the session as a full member of ....

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