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  • Moscow concerned with movement of Turkish troops inside Syrian territory

    Date: 2016-09-07 21:33:52 GMT - Russia - World - SN:120 - ID:5566545

    MOSCOW, Sept 7 (MENA) - Moscow is worried by the Turkish troops’ movement inside Syrian territory, the actions are illegitimate, Russia’s Foreign Ministry said in a statement, TASS reported. "Russia’s Foreign Ministry expresses serious concern ....

  • Syria war 'shames humanity' says Boris Johnson

    Date: 2016-09-07 20:52:17 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:116 - ID:5566457

    LONDON, Sept 7 (MENA) – British foreign secretary Boris Johnson condemned a civil war that “shames humanity” on Wednesday as a Syrian rebel alliance released the first blueprint for the country after Bashar al-Assad, promising to replace ....

  • Islamic network for female scholars to be established at November's Islamic Conference - official

    Date: 2016-09-07 16:34:20 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - World - SN:92 - ID:5563941

    JEDDAH, Sept 7 (MENA) - Director General of the Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO), Abdulaziz Altwaijri, said there are endeavors to establish a world Islamic network for scientific research in addition to an Islamic ....

  • Johnson urges Kremlin to end ‘indefensible’ support for Assad

    Date: 2016-09-07 16:29:55 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:88 - ID:5564129

    LONDON, Sept 7 (MENA) - British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has challenged Russia to help to oust Bashar al Assad, in his first intervention as foreign secretary in the Middle East nation’s conflict. His comments, published by The Times, mark ....

  • Moscow voices profound concern over Turkish troops’ movement into Syrian territory

    Date: 2016-09-07 16:10:13 GMT - Russia - World - SN:86 - ID:5564269

    MOSCOW, Sept 7 (MENA) - The Russian Foreign Ministry has voiced profound concern over the Turkish troops’ movement into Syrian territory, Tass news agency reported. "Russia’s Foreign Ministry expresses serious concern in connection with the ....

  • Britain to host UN Peacekeeping Defence Ministerial

    Date: 2016-09-07 14:22:21 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:77 - ID:5564077

    LONDON, Sept 7 (MENA) - Secretary of State for Defence Michael Fallon will host a UN Peacekeeping Defence Ministerial in London on 8 September 2016. On 28 September 2015, the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and US President Barack Obama joined ....

  • Merkel hopes Russia, US will agree on truce in Syria's Aleppo

    Date: 2016-09-07 14:20:47 GMT - Russia - World - SN:76 - ID:5563801

    MOSCOW, Sept 7 (MENA) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday she expects that Russia and the United States will agree on the modalities of ceasefire in Syria’s Aleppo, according to TASS. "I can only hope that Russia and the US will ....

  • ICRC asks for 115 million dollars to fill funding hole for victims of protracted conflicts

    Date: 2016-09-07 14:19:09 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:74 - ID:5564121

    GENEVA, Sept 7 (MENA) - The Director of Operations at the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is appealing for millions of dollars of extra funding for 2016, to deal with the humanitarian consequences of conflicts around the world. ....

  • Ashton says Syria's truce responsibility of Russia

    Date: 2016-09-07 13:29:54 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:64 - ID:5563533

    LONDON, Sept 7 (MENA) - U.S. Secretary of Defense Ash Carter has said reaching a truce in Syria is the responsibility of Russia. In a speech at Oxford University Wednesday, he said diplomats have been trying to convince Moscow to take steps ....

  • US payment of $1.7 billion to Iran made entirely in cash

    Date: 2016-09-07 13:20:55 GMT - USA - World - SN:61 - ID:5563741

    WASHINGTON, Sept 7 (MENA) - The Obama administration is acknowledging its transfer of $1.7 billion to Iran earlier this year was made entirely in cash, using non-US currency, as Republican critics of the transaction continued to denounce the ....

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