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  • Russian FM, OIC chief discuss crises in ME

    Date: 2015-10-01 11:12:14 GMT - Russia - World - SN:38 - ID:3447733

    MOSCOW, Oct 1 (MENA) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergy Lavrov held a meeting on Thursday with Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Iyad Ameen Madani to discuss various Middle East crises and their potential political ....

  • Lavrov advises US reporters not to listen to Pentagon about Russian air strikes in Syria

    Date: 2015-10-01 11:03:07 GMT - Russia - World - SN:33 - ID:3448313

    MOSCOW, Oct 1 (MENA) - Russia's Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov advised Western journalists to apply to Russia's Defense Ministry for information about the Russian military operation in Syria, in response to US reporters' question on the Syria ....

  • Russia: Operation in Syria fully financed by Moscow

    Date: 2015-10-01 10:42:42 GMT - Russia - World - SN:32 - ID:3448005

    MOSCOW, Oct 1 (MENA) – Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskovsaid that the operation of the Russian Armed Forces in Syria is fully financed by Moscow, TASS reported on Thursday. Answering a question on whether the operation of Russian ....

  • UK jihadist Aseel Muthana added to UN sanctions list

    Date: 2015-10-01 08:38:07 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:22 - ID:3447101

    LONDON, Oct 1 (MENA) - A fifth UK jihadist fighting for Daesh militants in Syria has been added to a UN sanctions list, the BBC reported on Thursday. Aseel Muthana, from Cardiff, followed his older brother Nasser - who is already on the UN's list ....

  • Global 2: Apply Now for the 2016 Mandela Washington Fellowship

    Date: 2015-10-01 08:26:09 GMT - USA - World - SN:21 - ID:3447213

    WASHINGTON, Oct. 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Applications for the 2016 Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders are being accepted now through Wednesday, November 11, 2015. Logo - ....

  • Kerry rebuffs Russian demand, says US airstrikes in Syria ‘will continue’

    Date: 2015-09-30 21:11:49 GMT - USA - World - SN:98 - ID:3445745

    WASHINGTON, Sept 30 (MENA) – US Secretary of State John Kerry on Wednesday rebuffed Russia's demand that US warplanes leave Syrian airspace to make way for their own airstrikes, saying coalition forces are not going anywhere, the Fox News reported. ....

  • 480 Palestinian pilgrims back home via Rafah terminal

    Date: 2015-09-30 16:14:58 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:71 - ID:3444521

    RAFAH, Sept 30 (MENA) - As many as 480 Palestinian pilgrims crossed Rafah border terminal, returning to the Gaza Strip on Wednesday. More pilgrims are expected to return home via the crossing in the coming days. (MENA) A H E/M O H ....

  • Russian airstrikes hit Islamic state in Syria

    Date: 2015-09-30 15:13:55 GMT - Russia - World - SN:66 - ID:3443525

    MOSCOW, Sept 30 (MENA) - Russia's defense ministry says its jets are carrying out airstrikes on Islamic State positions in Syria. The ministry spokesman Igor Konashenkov told Russian news agencies that Russian jets are carrying out targeted ....

  • Abbas condemns Bethlehem monastery arson

    Date: 2015-09-30 15:09:48 GMT - Lebanon - World - SN:64 - ID:3443533

    BEIRUT, Sept 30 (MENA) – Lebanese Maronite Patriarch Bechara Boutros al-Rahi on Wednesday received a phone call from Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas. During the call, Abbas condemned burning of a part of St. Charbel Monastery in Bethlehem ....

  • Combating terrorism should be carried out according to UNSC decisions - Putin

    Date: 2015-09-30 15:02:34 GMT - Russia - World - SN:60 - ID:3443709

    MOSCOW, Sept 30 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin announced that fighting terrorism should be carried out according to the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) resolutions or at the request of the violence-hit countries. The president's ....

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