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  • Saudi Arabia, Russia discuss issues of mutual concern

    Date: 2016-08-21 14:34:34 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - World - SN:56 - ID:5464617

    JEDDAH, Aug 21 (MENA) - Saudi Foreign Minister Adel bin Ahmed al Jubeir met here Sunday with visiting Russia's Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Mikhail Bogdanov in his capacity as special envoy of Russian President for the Middle East and African ....

  • UN envoy to Libya affirms importance of security, stability

    Date: 2016-08-21 13:13:14 GMT - Libya - World - SN:48 - ID:5463785

    TRIPOLI, Aug 21 (MENA) - The UN envoy to Libya Martin Kobler commended on the decision related to plans of reconstructing Libya. He pointed out to the importance of security and stability in Libya in order to implement these plans. In his ....

  • At least 10 dead in twin blasts in Somalia town: official

    Date: 2016-08-21 12:56:04 GMT - Somalia - World - SN:46 - ID:5463997

    MOGADISHU, Aug 21 (MENA) - Nearly 10 people were killed Sunday in two explosions in a town in central Somalia, police said. The Shabaab militant group claimed responsibility for the blasts in the town of Galkayo, some 700 kilometers (440 miles) ....

  • Mission from UN, OIC visits Afghanistan

    Date: 2016-08-21 12:47:30 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:44 - ID:5463665

    GENEVA, Aug 21 (MENA) - The United Nations said a joint mission including high-level officials from the international agency and the Organization of Islamic Cooperation paid a visit to Afghanistan. The visit will end on Sunday to assess ....

  • Britain's most dangerous extremists to be locked up in 'prisons within prisons' to prevent radicalisation

    Date: 2016-08-21 12:10:16 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:37 - ID:5463477

    LONDON, Aug 21 (MENA) - Britain's most dangerous extremists will be locked up in isolated high-security prisons within prisons to prevent them from radicalising other inmates, the Government has announced. The overhaul of the British prison ....

  • AL probes implementing unified Arab strategic plan for alliance of civilizations

    Date: 2016-08-21 12:09:25 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:36 - ID:5463409

    CAIRO, Aug 21 (MENA) - The first meeting of the working group in charge of following up the implementation of the unified Arab strategic plan for the alliance of civilizations started work at the Arab League (AL) on Sunday. The meeting was ....

  • Experimental flights to Egypt may lead to resuming Russian flights - Russian official

    Date: 2016-08-21 11:29:10 GMT - Russia - World - SN:28 - ID:5462925

    MOSCOW, Aug 21 (MENA) - The experimental flights between Egypt and Russia may lead to the resumption of regular flights, said the spokesman of the Committee on transport at the State Duma of the Russian Federation. In statements carried by ....

  • Estonian defense minister: Nato's battalion is for deterrence not a military race with Russia

    Date: 2016-08-21 10:14:39 GMT - Estonia - World - SN:19 - ID:5462489

    TALIN, Aug 21 (MENA) - Estonia's Defense Minister Hannes Hanso asserted that the recent summit of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) in Warsaw has taken a positive decision by sending a battalion of 1,000 personnel to his country, noting ....

  • Philippines' Rodrigo Duterte threatens to leave UN

    Date: 2016-08-21 09:22:27 GMT - Philippines - World - SN:13 - ID:5462225

    MANILA, Aug 21 (MENA) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has threatened to "separate" from the UN after it criticised his war on drugs as a crime under international law, the BBC reported. Duterte said he might ask China and African nations ....

  • A strong message for Erdogan: Report

    Date: 2016-08-20 22:57:48 GMT - USA - World - SN:93 - ID:5461445

    BOSTON, Aug 20 (MENA) - Relations between Turkey and the United States, long strained, have grown even worse in the wake of the failed military uprising in July, which the government in Ankara has all but accused Washington of abetting, Boston Globe ....

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