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  • Cyprus hit by magnitude 5.5 earthquake

    Date: 2015-04-15 10:55:01 GMT - Cyprus - World - SN:26 - ID:2383493

    NICOSIA, April 15 (MENA) - Cyprus was hit by a magnitude 5.5 earthquake on Wednesday, according to the US Geological Survey, according to the Independent. The quake hit 71 km (44 miles) northwest of Limassol in Cyprus and was mainly felt in the ....

  • IOM continue evacuation flights from Yemen

    Date: 2015-04-15 10:49:56 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:24 - ID:2382909

    GENEVA, April 15 (MENA) - The International Organization for Migration (IOM) said its third charter flight to evacuate Third Country Nationals (TCN) from Sana’a, Yemen to Addis Ababa is expected to take off later in the day . The second flight, ....

  • Kerry: Still confident US can conclude Iran nuclear deal

    Date: 2015-04-15 10:46:42 GMT - Germany - World - SN:22 - ID:2383033

    BERLIN, April 15 (MENA) - Secretary of State John Kerry said Wednesday he is still confident that the U.S. administration can conclude a nuclear deal with Iran after President Barack Obama agreed to sign legislation giving Congress the right to ....

  • US urges Iran to stick by UN arms embargo on Yemen

    Date: 2015-04-14 22:47:33 GMT - USA - World - SN:125 - ID:2380797

    WASHINGTON, April 14 (MENA) - The United States on Tuesday called on Iran to abide by the terms of a new UN embargo imposed on Shiite militias in Yemen, Al-Arabiya reported. "Obviously Iran plays a role here given their support for the Houthi," ....

  • Obama to take Cuba off US terror list

    Date: 2015-04-14 22:28:44 GMT - USA - World - SN:124 - ID:2380745

    WASHINGTON, April 14 (MENA) – US President Barack Obama will remove Cuba from the US list of state sponsors of terrorism, the White House said. The move comes amid a normalization of relations between the US and Cuba, the BBC reported. Obama ....

  • US Senate panel passes bill to have vote on final Iran Nuclear Deal

    Date: 2015-04-14 22:11:26 GMT - USA - World - SN:121 - ID:2380741

    WASHINGTON, April 14 (MENA) - The US Senate Foreign Relations Committee voted 19-0 on Tuesday to approve an amended version of a bill that would give Congress a vote on any final nuclear deal with Iran, the New York Times reported. The Senate ....

  • Egypt, Malaysia education ministers meet in Paris

    Date: 2015-04-14 20:15:48 GMT - France - World - SN:112 - ID:2380073

    PARIS, April 14 (MENA) - Egypt's Minister of Higher Education el Sayed Abdel-Khalek held a meeting on Tuesday with Malaysian Deputy Prime Minister and Education Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin. The two ministers, who met in Paris, discussed ....

  • Obama offers Iraq $200 million in humanitarian aid

    Date: 2015-04-14 19:55:56 GMT - USA - World - SN:110 - ID:2380121

    WASHINGTON, April 14 (MENA) – US President Barack Obama pledged an extra $200 million in humanitarian aid to Iraq Tuesday during a White House meeting with Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, The Washington Times reported. Asked by a reporter ....

  • Russian navy denies conducting drills in English Channel

    Date: 2015-04-14 19:24:29 GMT - Russia - World - SN:108 - ID:2379961

    MOSCOW, April 14 (MENA) – A spokesman of the Russian navy denied Tuesday conducting any drills in the English Channel. The navy announced earlier in the day that they will resume defense maneuvers series against jets and ships. (MENA) M H K/A ....

  • UNSC resolution on Yemen evidence on int'l community serious stance: Yemen

    Date: 2015-04-14 18:24:38 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:104 - ID:2379333

    NEW YORK, April 14 (MENA) - Yemen's representative to UN Security Council has said UNSC resolution No. 2216 under Chapter 7 is another evidence of the international community's serious stand on Yemen. He added that a historic visit by the UNSC ....

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