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  • Pakistan denies joining anti-Houthi regional alliance

    Date: 2015-03-29 16:51:31 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:118 - ID:2271141

    ISLAMABAD, March 29 (MENA) - Foreign Secretary Aizaz Chaudhry denied reports that Pakistan has agreed to send troops to join the Saudi-led regional coalition against the Houthis in Yemen, Geo channel reported Sunday. “All these reports are ....

  • Iran, China FMs confer in Lausanne

    Date: 2015-03-29 16:10:47 GMT - Iran - World - SN:110 - ID:2270673

    TEHRAN, March 29 (MENA) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif discussed latest developments in nuclear negotiations with his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi on Sunday in the Swiss town of Lausanne, IRNA reported. The two ministers reviewed ....

  • Dutch nationals arrested by Turkey as they attempted to sneak into Syria

    Date: 2015-03-29 15:53:09 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:109 - ID:2270457

    ANKARA, March 29 (MENA) - Five Dutch nationals were detained by the Turkish Army Border Command as they tried to illegally enter Syria, according to Turkey's state-run broadcaster TRT. Turkish authorities also reported that 92 Syrians trying to ....

  • Paper: Situation in Yemen may force Obama to take harder line with Iran

    Date: 2015-03-29 15:28:09 GMT - USA - World - SN:104 - ID:2269773

    WASHINGTON, March 29 (MENA) – US President Obama has for years stuck to a strategy aimed at keeping the United States from getting pulled into a big regional war between Iran and America’s traditional Arab allies, according to the Washington ....

  • Chinese warship docks in Aden port

    Date: 2015-03-29 12:57:42 GMT - Yemen - World - SN:76 - ID:2268721

    ADEN, March 29 (MENA) - A Chinese warship docked in the Yemeni port city of Aden on Sunday to evacuate Chinese diplomats and expatriate workers, a port official said. The Chinese warship was officially tasked to evacuate Chinese nationals who ....

  • Russian official: Sides in Yemen ask Moscow for help in conflict resolution

    Date: 2015-03-29 12:36:08 GMT - Russia - World - SN:72 - ID:2268577

    MOSCOW, March 29 (MENA) - The conflicting sides in Yemen have approached Russia asking for help in resolving the conflict; Moscow advocates seizing hostilities in the country, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov said Saturday, according ....

  • German FM says reaching final agreement on Iranian nuke program contribution to achieving calmness in ME

    Date: 2015-03-29 12:17:06 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:66 - ID:2267737

    CAIRO, March 29 (MENA) - German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said that reaching a final agreement on the Iranian nuclear problem is a contribution to achieving calm in the Middle East. In statements before departing Berlin for ....

  • Russia to help Palestine become independent state – Putin

    Date: 2015-03-29 10:38:15 GMT - Russia - World - SN:30 - ID:2266753

    MOSCOW, March 29 (MENA) - Russia will help Palestine in achieving its goal of becoming an independent state with the capital in East Jerusalem, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Saturday in a message to the Arab League summit participants, ....

  • Pro-Hassan Rouhani Iranian editor defects while covering nuclear talks in Lausanne

    Date: 2015-03-29 08:57:05 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:23 - ID:2266273

    LONDON, March 29 (MENA) – A close media aide to Hassan Rouhani, the Iranian president, has sought political asylum in Switzerland after travelling to Lausanne to cover the nuclear talks between Tehran and the West, the Telegraph reported on ....

  • 41 killed as voters go to polls in Nigeria

    Date: 2015-03-29 08:44:38 GMT - Nigeria - World - SN:20 - ID:2266217

    ABUJA, March 29 (MENA) - Boko Haram extremists killed 41 people, including a legislator, and scared hundreds from polling stations in the northeast, but millions voted across Nigeria on Saturday in the most closely contested presidential race in its ....

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