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  • Egypt's amb. to Sarajevo meets new Bosnian parliament speaker

    Date: 2016-03-20 16:51:48 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:46 - ID:4550717

    CAIRO, March 20 (MENA) - Egyptian Ambassador to Bosnia and Herzegovina Yasser el Atawy met with the new Bosnian parliament speaker. The Egyptian diplomat congratulated him on assuming the duties of his new post. During the meeting, el Atawy ....

  • Egypt condemns Istanbul bombing

    Date: 2016-03-20 15:31:53 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:36 - ID:4549037

    CAIRO, March 20 (MENA) - Egypt's Foreign Ministry has strongly condemned ٍSaturday’s bomb attack in Istiklal Street in Taksim Square, Istanbul that left five people killed and 36 others, including 12 foreigners, injured. Egypt deplores all forms ....

  • US Embassy in Cairo slams N. Sinai terrorist attack

    Date: 2016-03-20 14:55:42 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:35 - ID:4549013

    CAIRO, March 20 (MENA) - The US Embassy here strongly condemned Sunday the terrorist attack that took place at the end of this Week in Arish and Rafah. The offensive left at least 18 soldiers and a policeman dead and others injured. In a press ....

  • Turkey blames Daesh group for Istanbul bombing

    Date: 2016-03-20 14:42:32 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:34 - ID:4548709

    ANKARA, March 20 (MENA) - The suicide bomber who killed four people in Istanbul's main shopping street belonged to Daesh terrorist group, the interior minister said. Efken Ala named the man as Mehmet Ozturk. He told reporters that five people ....

  • 2 Americans among 5 dead in Istanbul suicide bomb attack

    Date: 2016-03-19 22:45:52 GMT - USA - World - SN:102 - ID:4545737

    WASHINGTON, March 19 (MENA) – Two American citizens were among those killed in a suicide bombing attack on a pedestrian shopping street in Istanbul, Turkey earlier Saturday, Fox News quoted the White House as saying. "The United States condemns ....

  • Russia says US slow to agree on Syria monitoring

    Date: 2016-03-19 22:06:31 GMT - Russia - World - SN:100 - ID:4545701

    MOSCOW, March 19 (MENA) - The Russian Defense Ministry says the US has dragged its feet on responding to Moscow's proposals on joint monitoring of a Syria cease-fire, ABC News reported on Saturday. Lt. Gen. Sergei Kuralenko said Saturday that ....

  • NASA astronaut, two cosmonauts arrive at Space Station for six-month stay

    Date: 2016-03-19 17:00:59 GMT - Russia - World - SN:65 - ID:4543261

    MOSCOW, March 19 (MENA) - One American and two Russians blasted off for their six-month stay on the International Space Station Friday evening from Kazakhstan, according to media reports. The Russian Soyuz spacecraft lifted off with 9,000 pounds ....

  • Iran's Zarif to discuss business, Syria on Turkey visit

    Date: 2016-03-19 17:00:36 GMT - Iran - World - SN:64 - ID:4543257

    TEHRAN, March 19 (MENA) - Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif joined his Turkish hosts in Istanbul on Saturday in condemning a suicide bombing by suspected Kurdish militants in a main shopping district that killed five people, Channel News ....

  • Istanbul blast death toll up to 5

    Date: 2016-03-19 15:32:35 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:54 - ID:4542597

    ANKARA, March 19 (MENA) – The death toll from the Istanbul suicide bombing has risen to five. The blast took place earlier Saturday in a busy shopping area frequented by tourists and locals in Istanbul. The explosion was in Istiklal Avenue, a ....

  • Second flight data recorder found at FlyDubai Boeing crash site in Russia

    Date: 2016-03-19 11:57:58 GMT - Russia - World - SN:41 - ID:4541417

    MOSCOW, March 19 (MENA) - Specialists have found the second flight data recorder at the crash site of the FlyDubai Boeing in Rostov-on-Don, the Sputnik reported Saturday. "The second black box was found at 12:10 p.m. Moscow time," a source in the ....

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