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  • Jeremy Corbyn to apologize for Iraq war on behalf of the Labor Party

    Date: 2015-09-26 12:36:32 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:41 - ID:3417737

    LONDON, Sept 26 (MENA) - Jeremy Corbyn is set to use his first conference speech as Labor leader to apologize on behalf of his party for taking Britain into war in Iraq, The Independent reported Saturday. In a sign of how Corbyn wants to reshape ....

  • UK extends surveillance operations in Iraq and Syria until 2016

    Date: 2015-09-26 11:51:36 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:38 - ID:3417561

    LONDON, Sept 26 (MENA) - UK surveillance operations to monitor Islamic State (IS) in Iraq and Syria have been extended until 2016, the Defense Secretary has announced. Michael Fallon said the RAF's sole Sentinel spy aircraft will continue to be ....

  • Some 70 Daesh militants from Iraq, Syria forming the group’s branch in Afghanistan

    Date: 2015-09-26 10:24:40 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:32 - ID:3417265

    KABUL, Sept 26 (MENA) - Around 70 militants of the Daesh terrorist group are busy in forming the core of the group’s branch in Afghanistan, it has been reported. According to a UN report, the terror group is making inroads in Afghanistan with the ....

  • Russia’s Lavrov to meet with Kerry, Mogherini, Stoltenberg at UN

    Date: 2015-09-26 10:20:56 GMT - Russia - World - SN:31 - ID:3417277

    NEW YORK, Sept 26 (MENA) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has arrived in New York, where he will attend the 70th UN General Assembly session, TASS reported Saturday. His agenda consists of more than 50 events, including multilateral and ....

  • Daesh gaining ground in Afghanistan: UN report

    Date: 2015-09-26 06:31:48 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:15 - ID:3416321

    NEW YORK, Sept 26 (MENA) - The terrorist group of Daesh is making inroads in Afghanistan, winning over a growing number of sympathizers and recruiting followers in 25 of the country's 34 provinces, a UN report said. The militant group, which ....

  • UN adopts post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals

    Date: 2015-09-26 06:14:36 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:10 - ID:3416257

    NEW YORK, Sept 26 (MENA) - The 193-member General Assembly has adopted the new framework, "Transforming Our World: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development", composed of 17 goals and 169 targets to wipe out poverty, fight inequality and tackle ....

  • Egypt-Germany ties very imp.: Sisi tells Merkel

    Date: 2015-09-26 01:49:24 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:2 - ID:3416145

    NEW YORK, Sept 26 (MENA) - President Abdel Fattah El Sisi has expressed Egypt's interest in developing good ties with Germany describing bilateral relations as very important during a meeting he had with German Chancellor Angela Merkel on the side ....

  • Hollande, Sisi to meet in New York on Monday

    Date: 2015-09-25 23:39:48 GMT - France - World - SN:98 - ID:3416057

    PARIS, Sept 25 (MENA) - French President François Hollande will meet on Monday with Egyptian President Abdel Fatah El Sisi on the fringe of the 70th session of United Nations General Assembly in New York, a well-placed source at Elysee said on ....

  • US House Speaker says will resign in October

    Date: 2015-09-25 19:57:49 GMT - USA - World - SN:84 - ID:3415749

    WASHINGTON, Sept 25 (MENA) – John Boehner, the Ohio Republican, said in a news conference Friday afternoon he had decided only that morning to announce his plans to resign from Congress, the CNN reported. "Last night I started thinking about this ....

  • Merkel says changing world for better is possible

    Date: 2015-09-25 19:25:11 GMT - USA - World - SN:82 - ID:3415497

    NEW YORK, Sept 25 (MENA) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Friday that changing the world for the better is possible. In her speech at the UN Sustainable Development Summit on Friday, she said Germany pledged to eliminate poverty by ....

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