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  • Kremlin: Defense Ministry to decide which experts to invite to examine downed plane

    Date: 2015-12-09 15:30:50 GMT - Russia - World - SN:107 - ID:3895206

    MOSCOW, Dec 9 (MENA) - The Russian Defense Ministry will decide which foreign specialists are to be invited to retrieve and study data from the flight recorder of Russia’s Sukhoi-24M front-line bomber shot down over Syria, Russian presidential ....

  • George Osborne rejects calls for Donald Trump to be banned from UK

    Date: 2015-12-09 15:25:51 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:105 - ID:3895194

    LONDON, Dec 9 (MENA) - British Chancellor George Osborne has rejected the growing calls for Donald Trump to be banned from the UK after he announced his plan to ban all Muslims from entering the United States, The Independent reported on Wednesday. ....

  • Withdrawal of opposition fighters from Homs is blow to Syrian opposition

    Date: 2015-12-09 14:45:26 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:100 - ID:3893786

    LONDON, Dec 9 (MENA) – The BBC saw the pull out of Syrian opposition fighters from Al Wair neighborhood as a slap in the face of the Syrian opposition factions gathering in Riyadh to discuss ways to solve the crisis. It believes that the ....

  • Coordinated ground and air force work can resolve Islamic State issue promptly — Lavrov

    Date: 2015-12-09 14:38:08 GMT - Russia - World - SN:93 - ID:3894274

    MOSCOW, Dec 9 (MENA) - The issue concerning the Islamic State (IS) terrorist organization can be resolved promptly with a coordinated work of ground military operations and air strikes, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov told Italian ....

  • Jordanian king heads for Italy to attend forum on Mediterranean dialogues

    Date: 2015-12-09 14:36:01 GMT - Jordan - World - SN:91 - ID:3894482

    AMMAN, Dec 9 (MENA) - Jordanian King Abdullah II along with his spouse Queen Rania headed for Italy to attend the forum on Mediterranean dialogues, which will be hosted by Rome within the current week and with the participation of 40 countries. ....

  • Iran warns of growing Daesh presence in Afghanistan

    Date: 2015-12-09 14:35:22 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:90 - ID:3894362

    ISLAM ABAD, Dec 9 (MENA) - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has expressed concern over the presence of Daesh Takfiri terrorist group in war-torn Afghanistan, according to Press TV. Addressing an ongoing conference in the Pakistani ....

  • China criticizes Trump remarks to bar Muslims from entering US

    Date: 2015-12-09 14:22:59 GMT - China - World - SN:87 - ID:3893962

    BEIJING, Dec 9 (MENA) - China criticized on Sunday a call by US Presidential Candidate Donald Trump to bar Muslims from entering the US following the California shooting, which claimed the lives of 14 people last week. Spokeswoman for the Chinese ....

  • Iran to buy Russian T-90 tanks

    Date: 2015-12-09 14:07:20 GMT - Iran - World - SN:83 - ID:3894402

    TEHRAN, Dec 9 (MENA) - Iran plans to buy the T-90 tanks from Russia and make further military equipment purchases, Iran Ground Force commander said. Commander of the Iranian Ground Force Brigadier General Ahmad Reza Pourdastan told local ....

  • Align trade and agricultural development policies better to achieve food security

    Date: 2015-12-09 13:52:54 GMT - Italy - World - SN:81 - ID:3894014

    ROME, Dec 9 (MENA) - Rules governing international trade of food and agricultural products should be crafted with an eye to improving countries' food security and other development objectives. For this, a pragmatic approach that would align ....

  • Iran halves natural gas flow to Turkey

    Date: 2015-12-09 12:55:34 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:70 - ID:3891630

    ANKARA, Dec 9 (MENA) - Iran has halved the volume of natural gas flows to Turkey, citing an increase in domestic consumption due to severe winter weather, Turkish newspaper Milliyet reported on Wednesday. It said the daily gas flow of some 28-30 ....

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