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  • Bahrain's interior minister meets UK amb.

    Date: 2017-02-02 13:20:11 GMT - Bahrain - World - SN:61 - ID:6451373

    MANAMA, Feb. 2 (MENA) - Bahrain's Interior Minister Lt-General Shaikh Rashid bin Abdullah al Khalifa received Thursday UK Ambassador to Bahrain Simon Martin. During the meeting, the two sides discussed bilateral ties along with several issues of ....

  • European Parliament backs lifting visa requirements for Georgia

    Date: 2017-02-02 13:04:31 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:58 - ID:6451201

    BRUSSELS, Feb. 2 (MENA) - The European Parliament has agreed to lift visa requirements for Georgia once a suspension mechanism allowing reintroducing visas with third countries enters into force. Most lawmakers voted in favor of the proposal at a ....

  • Trump had heated exchange with Australian PM on refugee deal

    Date: 2017-02-02 13:02:31 GMT - USA - World - SN:56 - ID:6449885

    WASHINGTON, Feb 2 (MENA) - A phone call between US President Trump and the Australian prime minister is threatening to develop into a diplomatic rift between two stalwart allies after the two men exchanged harsh words over refugee policy, and Trump ....

  • US homeland secretary hopes Trump border wall finished in two years

    Date: 2017-02-02 09:48:04 GMT - USA - World - SN:26 - ID:6449101

    WASHINGTON, Feb. 2 (MENA) - US Homeland Security secretary John Kelly said he wants the US-Mexico border wall finished in two years - setting an ambitious schedule for the project ordered last week by President Donald Trump. In his first ....

  • US defense chief in Seoul for talks over North Korea

    Date: 2017-02-02 07:29:54 GMT - south korea - World - SN:14 - ID:6448189

    SEOUL, Feb 2 (MENA) - US Defense Secretary James Mattis on Thursday began his two-day visit to South Korea in his first overseas trip aimed at underscoring the US security commitment to the Asian ally amid growing threats from North Korea, Yonhap ....

  • Pentagon probe of Daesh intelligence finds reports weren’t skewed

    Date: 2017-02-02 07:00:54 GMT - USA - World - SN:10 - ID:6448021

    WASHINGTON, Feb 2 (MENA) - The US Defense Department is expected to release the results of an investigation on Wednesday that largely will exonerate senior military officials at US Central Command of allegations that they manipulated intelligence ....

  • 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 ....

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