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  • EU opposes shift of US embassy site in Israel

    Date: 2017-01-16 20:41:43 GMT - USA - World - SN:90 - ID:6346789

    BRUSSELS, Jan 16 (MENA) – European Union foreign ministers on Monday opposed any plan by President-elect Donald Trump to move the US Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem and warned that it could ratchet up tensions with the Arab world, ABC News ....

  • 5 killed after gunfire erupts at festival in Mexico - report

    Date: 2017-01-16 18:03:32 GMT - Mexico - World - SN:73 - ID:6346257

    MEXICO CITY, Jan 16 (MENA) - Gunfire erupted Monday at a club in Playa del Carmen, Mexico, left least five people dead and more than a dozen others injured, CNN quoted officials as saying. The shooting broke out at an electronic music festival ....

  • 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 ....

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