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  • Hammond hails 'progress' after Iran talks pass deadline

    Date: 2015-04-01 10:28:31 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:21 - ID:2289953

    LONDON, April 1 (MENA) - British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond has said progress has been made between Iran and major powers over Tehran's nuclear program, despite passing Tuesday's midnight deadline, but said "key issues" still need to be ....

  • Nuclear deal with Iran ‘reached on all key aspects’ – Lavrov

    Date: 2015-04-01 10:28:18 GMT - Russia - World - SN:20 - ID:2289857

    MOSCOW, April 1 (MENA) - Iran and six major world powers have managed to reach a preliminary agreement on ‘all the key aspects’ of a deal over Tehran’s controversial nuclear program, Russia’s FM has announced, adding that the sides have begun ....

  • Egypt works on restoring all its stolen antiquities, says minister

    Date: 2015-04-01 09:50:16 GMT - Germany - World - SN:15 - ID:2289573

    BERLIN, April 1 (MENA) - Minister of Antiquities Mamdouh Al Damati said Egypt's policies are currently focusing on restoring all antiquities which have been smuggled from the country over the past period. In statements to MENA on the fringe of ....

  • Niklas storm hits Austria, with gross material and humanitarian losses reported

    Date: 2015-04-01 09:08:14 GMT - Austria - World - SN:12 - ID:2288657

    VIENNA, April 1 (MENA) - A man fell from a ladder and suffered fatal head injuries while securing an awning over his patio in Austria which has been hit by storm dubbed Niklas. Winds of more than 150km/h were recorded in Austria. The storm ....

  • Death toll rises to 14 in Mexico gas tanker explosion

    Date: 2015-04-01 08:02:57 GMT - Mexico - World - SN:10 - ID:2288653

    MEXICO CITY, April 1 (MENA) - The death toll in a gasoline tanker truck explosion in southeastern Mexico rose to 14 on Tuesday, the result of an attempted theft of fuel in an area that authorities say has a long reputation for roadside thefts, ABC ....

  • Egypt strong regional ally to US: congressman

    Date: 2015-03-31 22:16:09 GMT - USA - World - SN:127 - ID:2287929

    WASHINGTON, March 31 (MENA) - US House Armed Services Committee chairman Rep. Mac Thornberry asserted on Tuesday that Egypt is a strong regional ally to Washington. The congressmen made the remarks in a press release to praise the White House's ....

  • Enough progress made in Iran nuclear talks to extend talks to Wednesday - US

    Date: 2015-03-31 22:04:20 GMT - USA - World - SN:126 - ID:2287785

    WASHINGTON, March 31 (MENA) - Nuclear talks between Iran and six world powers will pass the negotiators' self-imposed Tuesday night deadline to produce the outline of an agreement and will be extended by at least a day, the United States ....

  • UN appeals for $8.4 billion for Syria

    Date: 2015-03-31 21:26:15 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:124 - ID:2287797

    NEW YORK, March 31 (MENA) - United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon appealed on Tuesday for $8.4 billion from donors for Syria to help deal with the ballooning humanitarian crisis. "The Syrian people are victims of the worst humanitarian ....

  • US unlocks military aid to Egypt … 2 last Washington

    Date: 2015-03-31 19:56:39 GMT - USA - World - SN:117 - ID:2287565

    Beginning in fiscal year 2018, Obama told Sisi that US will channel security assistance for Egypt to four categories - counterterrorism, border security, Sinai security, and maritime security - and for sustainment of weapons systems already in ....

  • US unlocks military aid to Egypt

    Date: 2015-03-31 19:44:31 GMT - USA - World - SN:113 - ID:2287561

    WASHINGTON, March 31 (MENA) - US President Barack Obama informed his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah El Sisi he will lift executive holds that have been in place since October 2013 on the delivery of weapons. In a statement on Tuesday, The ....

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