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  • El Al plane lands safely after being accompanied by Swiss F-18 jets amid bomb threat

    Date: 2016-07-05 14:08:07 GMT - Israel - World - SN:57 - ID:5213013

    GAZA CITY, July 5 (MENA) - Swiss Air Force F-18 fighter jets were scrambled on Tuesday to accompany an El Al flight due to a bomb threat which eventually turned out to be a false alarm, reported Israeli newspaper The Jerusalem Post. The flight ....

  • France condemns attacks in Saudi Arabia

    Date: 2016-07-05 13:24:57 GMT - France - World - SN:51 - ID:5212913

    PARIS, June 5 (MENA) - France has strongly condemned the series of attacks in the Saudi cities of Jeddah, Qatif and Madenah. Foreign Ministry spokesman Roman Nadal expressed in statements Tuesday sympathy with the families of the victims and ....

  • Russia condemns blasts in Saudi Arabia

    Date: 2016-07-05 13:12:13 GMT - Russia - World - SN:49 - ID:5212653

    MOSCOW, July 5 (MENA) - Russia is ready to strengthen coordination of anti-terrorist efforts with Saudi Arabia and other countries in the region, the Russian Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday. Commenting on Monday’s terrorist attacks in Saudi ....

  • Putin Congratulates Russian Muslims on Eid al Fitr Holiday - Kremlin

    Date: 2016-07-05 12:33:54 GMT - Russia - World - SN:47 - ID:5212917

    MOSCOW, July 5 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin congratulated Russian Muslims on the advent of the Eid al Fitr holiday, which marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan, Sputnik quoted the Kremlin as saying on Tuesday. The Eid al Fitr, ....

  • German FM condemns terrorist attacks in Saudi Arabia

    Date: 2016-07-05 12:33:07 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:46 - ID:5212741

    CAIRO, July 5 (MENA) - German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier has condemned the series of attacks in the Saudi cities of Jeddah, Qatif and Madinah. In a press release issued by the Germany embassy in Cairo Tuesday, the German foreign ....

  • Italian police detain suspect in death of American student in Rome

    Date: 2016-07-05 11:35:53 GMT - Italy - World - SN:36 - ID:5212301

    ROME, July 5 (MENA) - A man is in custody in the death of an American student in Rome, according to a statement released today by Italian police. Roman police identified the suspect as 40-year-old Massimo Galioto. Galioto, who has no fixed address ....

  • Pakistan rejects allegations of involvement in Dhaka attack

    Date: 2016-07-05 09:58:59 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:32 - ID:5211705

    ISLAMABAD, July 5 (MENA) - Pakistan's Foreign Office (FO) strongly rejected Indian media reports alleging Pakistan's involvement in the recent Dhaka attack in which 20 foreigners were killed, Pakistani newspaper Dawn reported. In a statement, FO ....

  • NASA’s Juno probe enters orbit around Jupiter

    Date: 2016-07-05 08:21:47 GMT - USA - World - SN:23 - ID:5211497

    WASHINGTON, July 5 (MENA) - NASA scientists confirmed that Juno, a football-field-sized spacecraft designed to unlock some of the secrets of our solar system, successfully entered an orbit around Jupiter, the largest, oldest planet in our solar ....

  • Chechen president urges Erdogan to extradite Chechen terrorists hiding in Turkey

    Date: 2016-07-05 08:13:57 GMT - Chechnya - World - SN:22 - ID:5211541

    GROZNY, July 5 (MENA) - Chechen President Ramzan Kadyrov published on Tuesday a list of Chechen terrorists hiding in Turkey and urged Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to extradite them to Russia, Sputnik International reported Tuesday. "If ....

  • Teachers' strike: Schools to close because of NUT walkout

    Date: 2016-07-05 07:44:59 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:18 - ID:5211429

    LONDON, July 5 (MENA) - Many schools in England could be closed or face disruption as members of the National Union of Teachers stage a one-day strike over school funding, the BBC reported Tuesday. NUT acting leader Kevin Courtney said school ....

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