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  • Civilians killed in US raid on Qaeda in Yemen

    Date: 2017-02-02 06:59:50 GMT - USA - World - SN:9 - ID:6448069

    WASHINGTON, Feb 2 (MENA) - An unknown number of civilians, including children, were killed during a US military operation targeting al Qaeda militants in Yemen this week, NBCNews quoted the military's Central Command as saying on Thursday. Nawar ....

  • UK MPs overwhelmingly back Brexit negotiation bill

    Date: 2017-02-01 21:40:49 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:105 - ID:6447385

    LONDON, Feb 1 (MENA) – The UK MPs have voted by a majority of 384 to allow Prime Minister Theresa May to get Brexit negotiations under way, the BBC News reported. They backed the government's European Union Bill, supported by the Labour ....

  • Senate approves Tillerson as secretary of state

    Date: 2017-02-01 21:15:06 GMT - USA - World - SN:104 - ID:6447389

    WASHINGTON, Feb 1 (MENA) - The Senate has approved former ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson as the next secretary of state, filling one more slot on President Donald Trump's national security team despite questions about his approach to Russia and state ....

  • Global-PRNewswire 4:MIAX Options Announces Successful Completion of Complex Order Rollout to All Symbols Traded on the Exchange

    Date: 2017-02-01 18:50:13 GMT - USA - World - SN:95 - ID:6447013

    PRINCETON, New Jersey, Feb. 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/MENA/ -- MIAX Options Exchange today announced that it had successfully completed the rollout of its Complex Order functionality to all symbols traded on the Exchange. MIAX Options initially ....

  • UN condemns killing of 5 in attack along Cameroon-Nigeria border

    Date: 2017-02-01 18:08:54 GMT - Cameroon - World - SN:89 - ID:6446681

    YAOUNDE, Feb 1 (MENA) - The United Nations is strongly condemning an attack along Cameroon's border with Nigeria that killed a UN independent contractor and four others, the ABC News reported on Wednesday. Mohamed Ibn Chambas, the UN ....

  • Iran, Mexico underscore developing cooperation

    Date: 2017-02-01 16:21:57 GMT - Mexico - World - SN:77 - ID:6445973

    MEXICO CITY, Feb 1 (MENA) - Iranian Ambassador to Mexico Mohammad Taqi Hosseini and Mexican Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray stressed on developing ties and cooperation between the two countries, Iran's IRNA news agency reported. During the ....

  • New Pentagon Chief James Mattis seeks to reassure nervous Asian allies

    Date: 2017-02-01 14:47:21 GMT - USA - World - SN:68 - ID:6445205

    WASHINGTON, Feb 1 (MENA) - By visiting Japan and South Korea on his first official overseas trip, US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is seeking to reinforce key alliances after President Donald Trump's campaign-trail complaints that defense treaties ....

  • Putin-Trump talk clears the way for better Russia-US ties - Ambassador Kislyak

    Date: 2017-02-01 11:34:56 GMT - Russia - World - SN:30 - ID:6443045

    MOSCOW, Feb 1 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump's phone conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday can put the two countries on a path to improving bilateral relations, Russian Ambassador to the United States Sergey Kislyak told ....

  • White House blasts 'outrageous' Dem boycott

    Date: 2017-02-01 10:08:36 GMT - USA - World - SN:22 - ID:6442461

    WASHINGTON, Feb 1 (MENA) - The White House blasted Senate Democrats for delaying a confirmation votes on two of President Trump’s controversial nominees by refusing to attend committee votes, The Hill reported. Press secretary Sean Spicer called ....

  • Russian defense ministry launches Arabic version of official website

    Date: 2017-02-01 09:38:09 GMT - Russia - World - SN:16 - ID:6442121

    MOSCOW, Feb 1 (MENA) - The Russian Defense Ministry launched an Arabic version of its website, the ministry said in a statement on Wednesday, according to Sputnik News Agency. The ministry's website has become accessible for users from over 30 ....

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