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  • CIA Director: Islamic State is ‘ideology of violence’ not of Muslim faith

    Date: 2015-03-22 21:46:15 GMT - USA - World - SN:136 - ID:2220905

    WASHINGTON, March 22 (MENA) - Islamic State terrorists represent an “ideology of violence” but should not be classified as religious, the head of the CIA said Sunday. CIA Director John O. Brennan stuck to the Obama administration’s refusal to use ....

  • Palestinian official calls for enforcing EU recommendations on Al-Quds

    Date: 2015-03-22 21:24:16 GMT - palestine - World - SN:132 - ID:2219885

    RAMALLAH, March 22 (MENA) - Chief Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat has called on the European Union to implement the recommendations of a report issued by the EU mission in Palestine on Al-Quds (Occupied East Jerusalem). In an official message ....

  • ains derailments in Texas, Colorado over weekend

    Date: 2015-03-22 21:22:00 GMT - USA - World - SN:129 - ID:2220717

    WASHINGTON, March 22 (MENA) - While a crew worked Sunday to clean-up the scene in Central Texas where the derailment of about a dozen train cars resulted in an industrial solvent leaking from one tanker a train jumped its tracks in northern ....

  • Malian president starts state visit to Algeria

    Date: 2015-03-22 18:48:24 GMT - Algeria - World - SN:112 - ID:2219889

    ALGIERS, March 22 (MENA) - Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita on Sunday arrived in Algeria on a three-day visit to Algeria at an invitation of his Algerian counterpart Abdelaziz Bouteflika. This visit “is part of long-standing fraternity, ....

  • Russian nvoy warns Denmark not to join NATO missile shield

    Date: 2015-03-22 15:54:25 GMT - Russia - World - SN:83 - ID:2218933

    MOSCOW, March 22 (MENA) - Danish warships may become targets for Russian nuclear missiles if Denmark decided to join the NATO missile defense shield, Russian Ambassador to Denmark Mikhail Vanin said on Sunday, according to Danish newspaper ....

  • Six arrested after Stamford Hill synagogue attack

    Date: 2015-03-22 14:38:20 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:71 - ID:2218569

    LONDON, March 22 (MENA) - Six men have been arrested after a group forced its way into a synagogue in what police have described as an "anti-Semitic" incident, the BBC reported on Sunday. Police said the drunk men had just left a nearby party and ....

  • Poroshenko reveals 30% of Ukrainian conscripts deserted in early days of conflict

    Date: 2015-03-22 14:37:43 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:70 - ID:2218561

    KIEV, March 22 (MENA) - Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Sunday that Ukraine saw shocking levels of desertion during the first wave of mobilization in the early days of the country's fight against Russian-backed militants. The ....

  • World set to face 40% water shortage by 2030: UN report

    Date: 2015-03-22 14:18:12 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:67 - ID:2218361

    CAIRO, March 22 (MENA) - The world is set to face a 40% per cent shortfall in water supplies by 2030 due to urbanisation, pressures of food production, population growth and the increasing demand from the manufacturing, domestic and energy sector, a ....

  • Daesh urges sympathizers to kill US service members it identifies on website

    Date: 2015-03-22 10:22:52 GMT - USA - World - SN:24 - ID:2215877

    NEW YORK, March 22 (MENA) – In a new online threat to American military personnel, Daesh has called on its members and sympathizers in the United States to kill 100 service members whose names, photos and purported addresses it posted on a website, ....

  • Local elections start in France

    Date: 2015-03-22 08:33:01 GMT - France - World - SN:16 - ID:2215121

    PARIS, March 22 (MENA) - The French people Saturday started casting their ballots in local elections in which the Socialists of President Francois Hollande are expected to suffer another setback. Voters are electing representatives in 101 ....

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