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  • Tarek Heggy: June 30 Revolution saved Egypt from Syria, Libya, Yemen fate

    Date: 2015-07-02 10:29:43 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:46 - ID:2907393

    LONDON, July 2 (MENA) – Egyptian intellectual Tarek Heggy said on Wednesday that the June 30 Revolution has saved Egypt from the fate of stricken countries like Syria, Iraq, Libya and Yemen. This came intwo lectures he gave at the houses of commons ....

  • UNICEF: Child labor on the rise among Syrian children as crisis spirals

    Date: 2015-07-02 10:07:09 GMT - Jordan - World - SN:39 - ID:2906869

    AMMAN, July 2 (MENA) – The number of Syrian children being forced to work keeps growing as the conflict drags on, with those as young as six reportedly working in Lebanon, two aid agencies warned on Thursday, the Daily Mail reported. Syrian ....

  • U.S. military to strengthen partnership with Japan, others

    Date: 2015-07-02 09:31:34 GMT - Japan - World - SN:34 - ID:2906961

    TOKYO, July 2 (MENA) - The United States will strengthen its global network of allies, including Japan, as key to its military strategy as its advantages as the strongest nation are being challenged, Kyodo quoted the military as saying in a report ....

  • IAEA: Iran uranium stockpile reduced by 5%

    Date: 2015-07-02 09:31:07 GMT - Austria - World - SN:33 - ID:2906737

    VIENNA, July 2 (MENA) – The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said in its monthly report on Iran that Iran's stockpile of uranium gas enriched up to a fissile purity of 5 percent was at 7,537 kg at end-June - below a roughly 7,650 kg ceiling ....

  • Indonesia to call off search for victims in deadly military plane crash

    Date: 2015-07-02 09:26:13 GMT - Indonesia - World - SN:32 - ID:2906601

    JAKARTA, July 2 (MENA) - Indonesian authorities will call off a two-day search for victims on Thursday after a military transport plane crashed into a residential area in Sumatra, killing around 140 people, The Economic Times quoted the military as ....

  • Special Force formed to combat Daesh in Afghanistan

    Date: 2015-07-02 09:13:07 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:25 - ID:2906873

    KABUL, July 2 (MENA) - The National Directorate of Security (NDS) has formed a Special Force to combat Islamic State of Daesh in Afghanistan, Khaama Press reported. Haseeb Sediqi, spokesman for NDS on Wednesday told reporters that the Special ....

  • Pentagon warns of major war with another nation

    Date: 2015-07-02 08:41:54 GMT - USA - World - SN:21 - ID:2905989

    WASHINGTON, July 2 (MENA) - The Pentagon has released a new National Military Strategy, the first update to that document since 2011 — one that warns the threat of major war with another nation is "growing." The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of ....

  • Bus plummets off bridge in China leaving 11 dead

    Date: 2015-07-02 08:38:18 GMT - China - World - SN:19 - ID:2906065

    BEIJING, July 2 (MENA) – A bus carrying twenty-six passengers from South Korea reportedly fell off a bridge in northeast China, killing at least eleven people and injuring seventeen more, Xinhua reported on Thursday. At least eleven people were ....

  • Cherie Blair helped Qatari royal gain access to Hillary Clinton

    Date: 2015-07-01 15:29:39 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:90 - ID:2902905

    LONDON, July 1 (MENA) - A Qatari royal used Cherie Blair, the wife of former prime minister Tony Blair, as an emissary to Hillary Clinton, the latest batch of Mrs Clinton's emails to be released by the US State Department has revealed, according to ....

  • IAEA chief Amano to travel to Iran for nuclear talks

    Date: 2015-07-01 15:28:04 GMT - Russia - World - SN:88 - ID:2902861

    CAIRO, July 1 (MENA) - IAEA chief Yukiya Amano will be in Tehran on Thursday to meet Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and other officials, Business Insider reported. "Amano will meet Rouhani and (the secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security ....

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