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  • Operations in Syria have nothing to do with Ukrainian crisis - Moscow

    Date: 2015-10-18 17:43:41 GMT - Russia - World - SN:109 - ID:3555625

    MOSCOW, Oct 18 (MENA) - Spokeswoman of the Russian Foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova on Sunday denied that her country launched an air operation in Syria in order to divert attention from the Ukrainian crisis. Zakharov added that Moscow intervened ....

  • £150m legal bill for British troops just doing their duty

    Date: 2015-10-18 16:54:39 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:100 - ID:3554841

    LONDON, Oct 18 (MENA) - Taxpayers in Britain are facing a bill of almost £150 million to defend British soldiers who are being sued by enemy fighters for breaching their “human rights”, The Telegraph reported on Sunday. More than 2,000 separate ....

  • Pentagon: Khorasan leader killed in Syria airstrike

    Date: 2015-10-18 14:40:02 GMT - USA - World - SN:74 - ID:3555101

    WASHINGTON, Oct 18 (MENA) - An airstrike by the US-led coalition has killed Sanafi al Nasr, the leader of an al Qaeda offshoot called the Khorasan Group, a Pentagon spokesman said. The Pentagon said al Nasr organized routes for new recruits to ....

  • Trade min. to meet British companies looking forward to investing in Egypt

    Date: 2015-10-18 14:05:37 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:68 - ID:3554469

    CAIRO, Oct 18 (MENA) - Trade and Industry Minister Tarek Qabil will begin his visit to the British capital London Sunday where he will meet with a number of British officials including the ministers of trade and investment as well as the Middle East ....

  • Fallon accuses Russia of supporting Assad regime

    Date: 2015-10-18 13:33:04 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:62 - ID:3554481

    LONDON, Oct 18 (MENA) - The Defense Secretary Michael Fallon has accused Russia of "propping up" the Assad regime in Syria and said if it wants to help in the fight against Islamic state in the country, "it should work with us to find political ....

  • IAEA completes nuclear security review mission in Norway

    Date: 2015-10-18 11:40:38 GMT - Austria - World - SN:53 - ID:3552745

    VIENNA, Oct 18 (MENA) – An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team of experts completed a mission to review national nuclear security practices in Norway, IAEA official website said. The IAEA conducted the two-week International Physical ....

  • Iran, Russia stress political solutions to regional crises

    Date: 2015-10-18 10:55:01 GMT - Russia - World - SN:41 - ID:3552953

    MOSCOW, Oct 18 (MENA) - In a phone conversation with Russian special envoy for the Middle East on Sat., Iran’s Amir-Abdollahian stressed the need to follow political strategies in settling conflicts in the region, Mehr News Agency ....

  • Iran, Russia agree on diplomacy to resolve Mideast crises

    Date: 2015-10-18 10:26:43 GMT - Iran - World - SN:32 - ID:3552169

    TEHRAN, Oct 18 (MENA) - Iran and Russia agree that diplomacy is the most effective way to resolve current crises in the Middle East, officials from both sides have said. Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein ....

  • Cameron pledges £5m for local groups to fight 'poison of extremism'

    Date: 2015-10-18 10:16:58 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:30 - ID:3552137

    LONDON, Oct 18 (MENA) – British Prime Minister David Cameron has pledged £5 million of funding to help local groups root out the "poison" of extremism in British communities, ITV Network reported on Sunday. Cameron attacked the "passive ....

  • 2 Japanese ministers visit Yasukuni Shrine

    Date: 2015-10-18 08:03:43 GMT - Japan - World - SN:12 - ID:3550837

    TOKYO, Oct 18 (MENA) – Two Japanese Cabinet ministers visited war-linked Yasukuni Shrine on Sunday, a day after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sent an offering in lieu of a visit to its annual autumn festival to avoid offending Japan’s regional ....

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