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  • 5 killed in Philippines due to monsoon rains

    Date: 2016-08-14 14:57:39 GMT - Philippines - World - SN:58 - ID:5426785

    MANILA, Aug 14 (MENA) - At least five people were killed and over 70,000 individuals were displaced due to monsoon rains that affected mostly northern part of the Philippines, including Metro Manila, during the past days, the state disaster ....

  • Turkey summons Austria charge d'affaires over 'indecent' report

    Date: 2016-08-14 14:44:03 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:55 - ID:5426389

    ANKARA, Aug 14 (MENA) - Turkey summoned Austria's charge d'affaires in Ankara late on Saturday over what it said was "indecent report" about Turkey on a news ticker at Vienna airport, a foreign ministry official said, according to Sky News. ....

  • Intl companies to study SCZone competitiveness

    Date: 2016-08-14 14:14:23 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:49 - ID:5425801

    CAIRO, Aug 14 (MENA) - Secretary General of the Suez Canal Economic Zone (SCZone) spokesman Nasser Fouad said Sunday that several specialized international companies have been invited to conduct studies on economic zone's ....

  • Mansoura University branch opened in Nouakchott soon

    Date: 2016-08-14 12:32:11 GMT - Mauritania - World - SN:41 - ID:5425585

    NOUAKCHOTT, Aug 14 (MENA) - Egyptian Cultural attaché in Nouakchott Nashaat Deif announced opening of Mansoura University branch at Nouakchott, the capital and largest city of Mauritania. This branch will include faculties of medicine and ....

  • Russian bombers destroy Daesh warehouses in Deir ez-Zor

    Date: 2016-08-14 12:23:48 GMT - Russia - World - SN:39 - ID:5425157

    MOSCOW, Aug 14 (MENA) - Russia's Tu-22M3 long-range bombers attacked a number of Daesh targets in Syria, the Russian Defense Ministry said in a statement. Six long-range bombers Tupolev-22 delivered intensive strikes against Daesh positions near ....

  • Russian humanitarian aid delivered to Syria's Latakia

    Date: 2016-08-14 12:06:29 GMT - Russia - World - SN:35 - ID:5425189

    MOSCOW, Aug 14 (MENA) - More than two tons of humanitarian aid delivered to the village Ubin in Syria's Latakia province, as reported in the newsletter of the Russian Center for reconciliation of the warring parties in Syria. “Poor families of ....

  • Muslims rally after imam, aide shot dead

    Date: 2016-08-14 11:10:44 GMT - USA - World - SN:29 - ID:5425177

    NEW YORK, Aug 14 (MENA) - Scores of Muslims in New York city rallied after the leader of a New York City mosque and an assistant have been shot dead by a gunman who managed to escape after the killings, Sky News said on Sunday. Imam Maulama ....

  • Sudan FM says no request sent by UN to visit Khartoum

    Date: 2016-08-14 10:39:37 GMT - Sudan - World - SN:25 - ID:5424697

    KHARTOUM, Aug 14 (MENA) - Sudanese Foreign Minister Dr Ibrahim Ghandour stressed that his government did not receive any request from the UN Security Council to visit the country. "We did not receive any request in this regard. If a Security ....

  • Senior MP: Russia to accomplish delivery of all S-300 missile systems to Iran by yearend

    Date: 2016-08-14 09:53:24 GMT - Iran - World - SN:22 - ID:5424597

    TEHRAN, Aug 14 (MENA)- The Iran-Russia contract on the supply of several S-300 missile defense systems to Tehran will be accomplished by the end of 2016, Fars News Agency quoted a senior lawmaker as saying on Saturday. "Fortunately we see that ....

  • Pakistani president participates in 70th independence day

    Date: 2016-08-14 09:37:47 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:17 - ID:5424361

    ISLAMABAD, Aug 14 (MENA) - Pakistani President Mamnoon Hussain and his Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif took part Sunday at a ceremony at Jinnah Convention Center marking the 70th anniversary of the country's independence. The Pakistani people stand ....

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