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  • NATO says Russia maintains 'military presence' in Syria

    Date: 2016-04-21 12:47:49 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:49 - ID:4765869

    ANKARA, April 21 (MENA) - Russia has kept a considerable military presence in conflict-torn Syria to bolster the regime of President Bashar al Assad, NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg said. "Despite the announced partial withdrawal we see that Russia ....

  • Egyptian expats quit show by Basim Yousef in protest of defaming Egypt

    Date: 2016-04-21 12:45:13 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:48 - ID:4765645

    LONDON, April 21 (MENA) - Satirist Basim Yousef was embarrassed on Wednesday evening while performing his show in one of London's theaters after the Egyptian expatriates walked out of the theater accusing him of defaming the homeland. Ahmed ....

  • Russia to deliver 30 tons of humanitarian aid to Ecuador hit by earthquake

    Date: 2016-04-21 12:13:29 GMT - Russia - World - SN:45 - ID:4765277

    MOSCOW, April 21 (MENA) - The Russian Emergencies Ministry will send humanitarian aid to Ecuador, hit by a powerful earthquake, the ministry’s press service told TASS. "Under the ruling of the president, Russia will deliver humanitarian aid to ....

  • Queen Elizabeth II celebrates 90th birthday

    Date: 2016-04-21 08:09:50 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:16 - ID:4763173

    LONDON, April 21 (MENA) - Queen Elizabeth II will celebrate her 90th birthday on Thursday, marking a milestone that is expected to draw hundreds of well-wishers to the streets near Windsor Castle in honor of Britain’s longest serving monarch, the ....

  • Ecuador earthquake death toll rises to 553 - Prosecutor General

    Date: 2016-04-21 07:49:12 GMT - Ecuador - World - SN:15 - ID:4763097

    QUITO, April 21 (MENA) - The death toll from this weeks’ deadly earthquake in Ecuador has climbed to 553 people, the Latin American republic’s prosecutor general said Wednesday. The prosecutor general said over 4,000 have been injured in the ....

  • Saudi deputy CP, Kerry discuss bilateral relations

    Date: 2016-04-21 07:07:47 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - World - SN:11 - ID:4762897

    RIYADH, April 21 (MENA) - Saudi Deputy Crown Prince and Defense Minister Mohamed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud met on Wednesday night with visiting US Secretary of State John Kerry. They discussed bilateral relations and the latest ....

  • US, GCC defense ministers focus on Daesh, Iran

    Date: 2016-04-21 06:24:11 GMT - USA - World - SN:6 - ID:4762693

    WASHINGTON, April 21 (MENA) - U.S. Secretary of Defense Ash Carter has called on Gulf Cooperation Council nations to engage more in the fight against the so-called Islamic State "Daesh" and continue to work with the U.S. to counter Iranian "malign ....

  • UNAMI says Yazidi community of Iraq suffered immensely from Daesh atrocities

    Date: 2016-04-20 22:10:46 GMT - Iraq - World - SN:117 - ID:4761373

    BAGHDAD, April 20 (MENA) - Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General and Head of the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) Ján Kubiš said on Wednesday that the Yazidi community of Iraq has suffered slavery and ....

  • Moscow urges 'responsible' NATO approach in relations with Russia

    Date: 2016-04-20 21:24:38 GMT - Russia - World - SN:114 - ID:4761369

    MOSCOW, April 20 (MENA) - Moscow will carefully analyze the results of a NATO meeting, the foreign ministry said, and will decide on future contacts based on the alliance's readiness to cooperate on equal grounds and take into account Russian ....

  • S. Korea to offer US$700,000 in aid to quake-hit Ecuador

    Date: 2016-04-20 20:55:31 GMT - south korea - World - SN:112 - ID:4761093

    SEOUL, April 20 (MENA) - South Korea will offer US$700,000 in aid to Ecuador in the wake of a deadly earthquake that has claimed hundreds of lives, Yonhap news agency cited the South Korean Foreign Ministry as saying Wednesday. On Saturday, a ....

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