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  • Condition of U.S. envoy to Seoul stable after knife attack

    Date: 2015-03-05 19:05:06 GMT - USA - World - SN:127 - ID:2099529

    WASHINGTON, March 5 (MENA) - U.S. Ambassador to South Korea Mark Lippert was in stable condition on Thursday after being cut on the face and wrist by a pro-North Korean activist who said he was against the ongoing military drills by Seoul and ....

  • Russia promises to extend more military assistance to Egypt

    Date: 2015-03-05 18:49:25 GMT - Russia - World - SN:123 - ID:2099509

    MOSCOW, March 5 (MENA) - Moscow intends to assist in the construction of Egypt's highly effective and well-equipped Armed Forces, said Russian Deputy Defense Minister Anatoly Antonov on Thursday. "We must and we will help this country (Egypt) to ....

  • Egypt envoy to UN dissappointed at statement of UN Human Rights Commissioner

    Date: 2015-03-05 18:28:00 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:122 - ID:2099157

    GENEVA, March 5 (MENA) - Egypt's envoy to the United Nations Amr Ramadan said on Thursday that he was disappointed by a statement issued by the High Commissioner for Human Rights about the human rights issues in Egypt. "I was greatly disappointed ....

  • Iranian official: Lingering Syrian crisis linked with Zionists' interests

    Date: 2015-03-05 16:46:43 GMT - Iran - World - SN:108 - ID:2098781

    TEHRAN, March 5 (MENA) - An Iranian deputy foreign minister said the continuation of crisis in Syria is linked with the interests of usurper Zionist regime of Israel, stressing need for improving living conditions and promoting a a political ....

  • US amb. to S.Korea gets over 80 stitches on face

    Date: 2015-03-05 07:19:37 GMT - USA - World - SN:21 - ID:2093553

    WASHINGTON, March 5 (MENA) – US Ambassador to South Korea Mark Lippert had more than 80 stitches to treat a gush on his right cheek, 11 centimeters long and 3 centimeters deep, caused by a knife attack by a radical activist on Thursday, the Korea ....

  • North Korea to reopen Pyongyang marathon to foreign runners

    Date: 2015-03-05 07:13:07 GMT - North Korea - World - SN:19 - ID:2093597

    PYONGYANG, March 5 (MENA) - North Korea is set to reopen an international marathon to overseas runners after ending a ban on most foreigners entering the country because of fears over the deadly Ebola virus, ABC news reported quoting tour ....

  • US says Iran nuclear talks not indication of warming ties

    Date: 2015-03-05 05:26:05 GMT - USA - World - SN:5 - ID:2093161

    WASHINGTON, March 5 (MENA) - Washington says talks between Iran and the US on Tehran’s nuclear energy program is not an indication that a broader rapprochement between the two countries on other issues is underway. "Even as we negotiate, this in ....

  • US condemns attack on its ambassador in Seoul

    Date: 2015-03-05 04:51:43 GMT - USA - World - SN:1 - ID:2093089

    WASHINGTON, March 5 (MENA) - The US ambassador to South Korea, Mark Lippert, was slashed on his face and arm in Seoul on Thursday by a blade-wielding assailant opposed to ongoing US-Korean military drills, ABC news reported. The United States ....

  • Russian jets penetrate NATO ships' air defenses in Black Sea

    Date: 2015-03-04 23:10:44 GMT - Russia - World - SN:163 - ID:2092893

    MOSCOW, March 4 (MENA) - Russia's newest Su-30 fighter jets and Su-24 attack bombers are using two NATO ships in the Black Sea to practice penetrating anti-air systems, a source at the Sevastopol naval base told Sputnik. "These ships' crews are ....

  • Hollande praises aircraft deal with Egypt

    Date: 2015-03-04 22:12:20 GMT - France - World - SN:158 - ID:2092777

    PARIS, March 4 (MENA) - French President Francois Hollande has praised an agreement reached with Egypt to sell 24 Rafale fighters to Egypt. The deal is a bright success for the aviation industry in France and an example and hope for its economy, ....

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