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  • Hollande says holding Osiris' exhibition in Paris reflects strong relations with Egypt

    Date: 2015-09-08 22:35:05 GMT - France - World - SN:112 - ID:3314397

    PARIS, Sept 8 (MENA) - French President François Hollande highlighted the strength of French-Egyptian relations, saying that holding “Osiris, Sunken Mysteries of Egypt” exhibition in Paris reflected cooperation with Cairo at all levels, including ....

  • U.S. puts four Hamas, Hezbollah leaders on terrorism list

    Date: 2015-09-08 21:39:17 GMT - USA - World - SN:108 - ID:3314265

    WASHINGTON, Sept 8 (MENA) - The US State Department announced on Tuesday that four leaders of Hamas and Hezbollah groups were placed on a terrorism list that subjects them to U.S. sanctions. The State Department said that Hezbollah spokesman ....

  • Russian, Iranian deputy FMs discuss Syria crisis

    Date: 2015-09-08 21:23:22 GMT - Russia - World - SN:105 - ID:3314269

    MOSCOW, Sept 8 (MENA) – Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Igor Sutyagin and Iranian counterpart Ibrahim Rahimpour held discussions on Tuesday on means to boost cooperation and the latest developments of the Syrian crisis. The two senior diplomats ....

  • Kremlin awaits Bulgaria's explanation on airspace closure

    Date: 2015-09-08 21:17:58 GMT - Russia - World - SN:104 - ID:3314173

    MOSCOW, Sept 8 (MENA) - Moscow is waiting for explanations from Sofia following the closure of the Bulgarian airspace for Russian transport planes carrying humanitarian aid to Syria, Sputnik quoted Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov as saying ....

  • French president, Bahraini king discuss counter-Daesh efforts

    Date: 2015-09-08 21:03:02 GMT - France - World - SN:102 - ID:3314045

    PARIS, Sept 8 (MENA) - French President Francois Hollande on Tuesday received Bahrain's King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa at the Elysee Palace in Paris. The meeting dealt with various regional issues of common concern and efforts made to eliminate ....

  • Bulgaria denies airspace to Russian aid flights to Syria

    Date: 2015-09-08 20:21:08 GMT - Russia - World - SN:98 - ID:3313721

    MOSCOW, Sept 8 (MENA) - Bulgaria has denied its airspace to Russian aid flights to Syria, Sputnik reported on Tuesday. Bulgarian Defense Ministry spokesman Daniel Stefanov confirmed that the country had closed its airspace to Russian aircraft ....

  • Afghani air forces foil attack by Taliban, kills 22 militants

    Date: 2015-09-08 17:47:53 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:86 - ID:3312985

    KABUL, Sept 8 (MENA) – At least 22 Taliban militants were killed Tuesday when the Afghani air forces responded to two attacks by the terrorist group on checkpoints in the eastern Kunar province. According to Russia Today television, a statement ....

  • Top UN official urges 'global response' for asylum seekers

    Date: 2015-09-08 16:53:31 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:80 - ID:3312993

    GENEVA, Sept 8 (MENA) - A United Nations' top official in charge of migration said that the crisis rocking Europe needs a "global response" amid a warning from the European Union that the situation could last for years, ABC News reported on ....

  • Unknown gunmen kidnap undersecretary of Iraqi justice Ministry

    Date: 2015-09-08 15:26:34 GMT - Iraq - World - SN:69 - ID:3312229

    BAGHDAD, Sept 8 (MENA) – Unknown gunmen kidnapped undersecretary of Iraqi Justice Ministry Abdel Karim Fares Tuesday. The reasons behind the abduction are not yet clear. A security source said that Fares was kidnapped along with three other ....

  • Russia purchased ten Israeli drones - report

    Date: 2015-09-08 14:41:32 GMT - Russia - World - SN:60 - ID:3311381

    MOSCOW, Sept 8 (MENA) - Russia has purchased 10 Israeli intelligence-gathering drones within 2015, a Russian newspaper reported Tuesday. According to a report published in the Vedomosti, the Russian Defense Ministry purchased Israel Aerospace ....

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