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  • Susan Rice, Samantha Power to speak at AIPAC meeting

    Date: 2015-02-27 06:28:56 GMT - USA - World - SN:7 - ID:2052109

    WASHINGTON, Feb 27 (MENA) - President Barack Obama's national security adviser Susan Rice and the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power will be the two administration officials to address the American Israel Public Affairs Committee ....

  • MENA agenda for Friday, February 27

    Date: 2015-02-27 06:14:54 GMT - all over the world - World - SN:1 - ID:2052069

    BEIJING, Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry starts a two-day visit here to lead a delegation of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation’s Ministerial Contact Committee on Defending the Cause of Palestine. CAIRO, Al Wafd Party youths announce ....

  • Saudi man convicted of conspiracy in 1998 bombings of US embassies in Africa

    Date: 2015-02-26 22:27:48 GMT - USA - World - SN:192 - ID:2051821

    NEW YORK, Feb 26 (MENA) - A man prosecutors portrayed as one of Al Qaeda's early leaders was convicted Thursday of conspiracy in the deadly bombings of two US embassies in Africa following a trial that showcased the terror group's early days, Fox ....

  • Putin's approval rating rises to 86 % - independent poll

    Date: 2015-02-26 19:58:54 GMT - Russia - World - SN:172 - ID:2051061

    MOSCOW, Feb 26 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin's approval rating has jumped to 86 percent, a 17 percent increase since February 2014, according to a recent poll by the independent Levada Center, the Sputnik reported. While the majority ....

  • Japan commits over USD 1 mln for grassroots projects

    Date: 2015-02-26 18:56:56 GMT - Ethiopia - World - SN:163 - ID:2050665

    ADDIS ABABA, Feb 26 (MENA) - Japan has committed over one million USD for grassroots projects in Ethiopia, the Ethiopian News Agency reported Thursday. The grant for 11 development projects was signed by Japan's ambassador to Ethiopia, Kazuhiro ....

  • Russian fighter jets kick off air missile drills above Barents Sea

    Date: 2015-02-26 18:43:04 GMT - Russia - World - SN:162 - ID:2050661

    MOSCOW, Feb 26 (MENA) - Russia's Central Military District's MiG-31 Foxhound interceptor aircraft are conducting military drills over the Barents Sea, testing responses to air missile strikes, the Sputnik cited the Russian Defense Ministry as saying ....

  • Egypt seeks cutting budget deficit, maintaining high investment rates: Minister

    Date: 2015-02-26 18:10:46 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:158 - ID:2050133

    LONDON, Feb 26 (MENA) - Egypt's Finance Minister Hany Qadri has said the government seeks to bring down the budget deficit while maintaining high investment and saving rates. "We are moving forward to regain investor confidence by shifting toward ....

  • Tories fails in controlling immigration- British deputy PM

    Date: 2015-02-26 18:05:36 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:157 - ID:2050205

    LONDON, Feb 26 (MENA) - British Liberal Democrat Leader and Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg criticized Thursday the Conservative Party over not fulfilling their commitments on reducing net immigration to UK, BBC reported. Net migration to the UK ....

  • Italian PM reaffirms policy on Libya, Ukraine

    Date: 2015-02-26 17:58:07 GMT - Italy - World - SN:154 - ID:2050349

    ROME, Feb 26 (MENA) - Italy Premier Matteo Renzi on Thursday reaffirmed Italy's position on Libya and Ukraine, Gazzetta del Sud paper reported. "We hope that United Nations efforts go in the direction of creating a sustainable peace, beginning ....

  • Cameron urged to put London mayor at heart of election campaign

    Date: 2015-02-26 16:23:05 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:143 - ID:2050005

    LONDON, Feb 26 (MENA) - Ministers are privately urging UK Prime Minister David Cameron to bring London Mayor Boris Johnson back into the fray to rejuvenate with the Conservative election campaign, the Telegraph reported on Thursday. The ....

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