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  • Riyadh, Moscow aim at having sustainable, strategic relations: envoy

    Date: 2015-09-30 12:39:20 GMT - Russia - World - SN:49 - ID:3442441

    MOSCOW, Sept 30 (MENA) – The relations between Saudi Arabia and Russia have entered a new and different stage, said Saudi Ambassador in Moscow Abdulrahman Al-Rassi on Wednesday. In statements earlier in the day, Al-Rassi stressed that ....

  • Russia approves use of force in Syria

    Date: 2015-09-30 12:14:34 GMT - Russia - World - SN:47 - ID:3442197

    MOSCOW, Sept 30 (MENA) - The Russian parliament's upper house has given President Vladimir Putin formal permission to carry out air strikes in Syria, the Kremlin chief of staff says. 'The Federation Council unanimously supported the president's ....

  • Russians tell US to remove warplanes from Syria, senior official says

    Date: 2015-09-30 10:28:19 GMT - Russia - World - SN:38 - ID:3441405

    MOSCOW, Sept 30 (MENA) - Russian officials have demanded that American warplanes exit Syrian airspace immediately, a senior U.S. official told Fox News early Wednesday. The official told Fox News that Russian diplomats sent an official demarche ....

  • UK Labour leader calls for reaching political solution to Syria crisis

    Date: 2015-09-30 08:44:45 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:28 - ID:3440365

    LONDON, Sept 30 (MENA) – UK Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn has said there must be a political solution to the Syrian crisis, according to ITV News. He has already made his views on the Syria debate clear and called for a United Nations security ....

  • Pentagon to open communication channel with Russia over Syria

    Date: 2015-09-30 07:23:26 GMT - USA - World - SN:16 - ID:3439769

    WASHINGTON, Sept 30 (MENA) - US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter has ordered his staff to set up a communication channel with Moscow to coordinate military operations by the US and Russia in Syria. The order was issued on Tuesday a day after US ....

  • Obama’s call at U.N. to fight ISIS with ideas is largely seen as futile

    Date: 2015-09-30 07:20:07 GMT - USA - World - SN:15 - ID:3439773

    WASHINGTON, Sept 30 (MENA) - US President Barack Obama has called upon a conclave of world leaders on Tuesday to fight violent extremism not just with weapons but with ideas, jobs and good governance, a strategy he has long advocated. There are few ....

  • Lavrov, Steinmeier discuss Syria, Libya, Ukrainian crisis

    Date: 2015-09-29 19:46:44 GMT - Russia - World - SN:97 - ID:3438845

    NEW YORK, Sept 29 (MENA) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has discussed with his German counterpart Frank-Walter Steinmeier on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly session in New York the situation in Syria, Libya and the Ukrainian ....

  • UN says more than 500,000 migrants crossed into Europe via sea in 2015

    Date: 2015-09-29 12:29:06 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:51 - ID:3435089

    GENEVA, Sept 29 (MENA) - More than 500,000 migrants have made their way to Europe via the sea since the start of this year, according to the UN Refugee Agency. It has been calculated that 2,980 migrants and refugees died this year while in the ....

  • Malaysia to deploy 380 police officers for UN peacekeeping mission - Najib

    Date: 2015-09-29 12:11:39 GMT - USA - World - SN:50 - ID:3434925

    NEW YORK, Sept 29 (MENA) - Malaysia has pledged to deploy 380 police officers and personnel to the United Nations (UN) peacekeeping mission, Bernama said Tuesday. Speaking at the UN Peacekeeping Summit here, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun ....

  • US blocks UNSC draft statement for settlement of MidEast conflicts - Churkin

    Date: 2015-09-29 11:37:23 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:46 - ID:3433933

    NEW YORK, Sept 29 (MENA) - The United States has blocked Russia’s draft statement by the UN Security Council president on the settlement of conflicts in the Middle East that was expected to be adopted at the ministerial level meeting on September ....

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