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  • Bryan Adams thanks Egypt for kind attention to his guitar's incident

    Date: 2016-03-16 21:09:54 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:87 - ID:4526685

    CAIRO, March 16 (MENA) - Canadian singer and songwriter Bryan Adams has praised Egypt's government for its attention to the incident of defacing his vintage guitar. "I'd like to personally thank the Egyptian Government and Customs for their kind ....

  • Pope urges Europe to 'open hearts and doors' to migrants

    Date: 2016-03-16 20:33:59 GMT - Italy - World - SN:84 - ID:4526397

    VATICAN CITY, March 16 (MENA) - Pope Francis appealed to nations on Wednesday to "open their hearts and open their doors" to migrants. "Those waiting at closed European borders in the cold and rain were made to feel like exiles abandoned by God," ....

  • Britain slams Israel’s decision to expand settlements in West Bank

    Date: 2016-03-16 19:18:57 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:79 - ID:4526085

    LONDON, March 16 (MENA) - Britain has slammed Israeli decision to expand settlements in the West Bank. "We condemn the Israeli Government’s decision to take over 585 acres of land in the West Bank as ‘state land’. Such steps clearly damage the ....

  • Merkel presses EU to reach "milestone" refugee deal

    Date: 2016-03-16 18:22:14 GMT - Germany - World - SN:75 - ID:4525857

    BERLIN, March 16 (MENA) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel urged fellow European Union leaders to lock in “decisive” progress on the refugee crisis at a summit this week and stood firm in rejecting intra-EU border closings as a permanent solution, ....

  • At least 39 injured in Tehran bazaar blast

    Date: 2016-03-16 18:03:54 GMT - Iran - World - SN:74 - ID:4525957

    TEHRAN, March 16 (MENA) - Dozens of people were injured when a blast ripped through an open-air market in the Iranian capital, local media reported citing officials. A gas cylinder is suspected to be behind the blast, the Fars news agency ....

  • Germany urges Israel to reverse West Bank land seizure plan

    Date: 2016-03-16 17:33:10 GMT - Germany - World - SN:72 - ID:4525749

    BERLIN, March 16 (MENA) - Germany is urging Israel to reverse the seizure of land in the West Bank, according to The Washington Post. A spokeswoman for Germany’s Foreign Ministry says Berlin fears the expropriated land will be used to expand ....

  • Russia says withdrawal of Russian forces from Syria won't weaken Assad

    Date: 2016-03-16 16:43:16 GMT - Russia - World - SN:67 - ID:4525405

    MOSCOW, March 16 (MENA) - Spokeswoman for Russia's Foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova said on Wednesday that the withdrawal of the main part of Russia's armed forces in Syria would not weaken Syrian President Bashar Al Assad, Interfax ....

  • Israel seeks Russian assurance Syrian pullout not to boost Hezbollah

    Date: 2016-03-16 16:10:11 GMT - Russia - World - SN:65 - ID:4525377

    MOSCOW, March 16 (MENA) - Israeli President Reuven Rivlin wants Russia to provide guarantees that the withdrawal of its air and naval forces from Syria will not result in Iran or the Lebanon-based Shiite Hezbollah militant group gaining power in the ....

  • Rome military meeting not for starting military operation in Libya

    Date: 2016-03-16 13:05:10 GMT - Libya - World - SN:42 - ID:4523221

    TRIPOLI, March 16 (MENA) - Italian Foreign Minister Paolo Gentiloni said on Wednesday that the military meeting, currently held in Rome over the situation in Libya, is not an announcement about a military mission to kick off in Libya soon. The ....

  • Kremlin refutes claim that Syrian operations cost $536Mln

    Date: 2016-03-16 13:00:49 GMT - Russia - World - SN:40 - ID:4523237

    MOSCOW, March 16 (MENA) - Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov denied news reports that Russia’s military operations in Syria allegedly cost $536 million. “No, none has been received,” Peskov told journalists when asked whether the Kremlin had ....

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