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  • US official: Soundbites won't stop Iran from obtaining nuclear weapon

    Date: 2015-03-03 11:51:52 GMT - Israel - World - SN:44 - ID:2080265

    GAZA CITY, March 3 (MENA) – US National Security Adviser Susan Rice received a standing ovation at AIPAC's annual policy conference in Washington on Tuesday when she said "a bad deal [with Iran] is worse than no deal. And if that is the choice, ....

  • Donations dry up for IS group: US spy chief

    Date: 2015-03-03 08:16:14 GMT - USA - World - SN:18 - ID:2077753

    NEW YORK, March 3 (MENA) - Donations to Islamic State jihadists have dramatically declined in the wake of brutal executions by the group that have shocked public opinion in the Middle East, the chief of US intelligence said Monday. "I think ....

  • S. Korea sends special troops to UAE

    Date: 2015-03-03 08:15:49 GMT - south korea - World - SN:17 - ID:2078461

    SEOUL, March 3 (MENA) - The South Korean Army held a send-off ceremony Tuesday for 128 elite troops set to leave for the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to replace a military contingent tasked with training the Middle East country's special forces, ....

  • Australia to send 300 extra troops to Iraq

    Date: 2015-03-03 07:10:13 GMT - Australia - World - SN:12 - ID:2077837

    CANBERRA, March 3 (MENA) - Australia will deploy another 300 troops to Iraq to work with New Zealand counterparts on a joint mission to train Iraqi military in the fight against Daesh, according to the Guardian. The Australian prime minister, ....

  • Obama slams at Netanyahu over his anticipated criticism of US talks with Iran

    Date: 2015-03-03 07:09:36 GMT - USA - World - SN:11 - ID:2077749

    WASHINGTON, March 3 (MENA) - US President Barack Obama seeks to head off Israeli prime minister’s criticism of Iran nuclear talks, declaring freeze on weapons program far better than sanctions or military action. In statements late Monday, Obama ....

  • Ukraine death toll hits 6,000 amid ongoing fighting – UN

    Date: 2015-03-02 22:42:11 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:189 - ID:2077313

    NEW YORK, March 2 (MENA) – The estimated death toll caused by the continuing fighting in Ukraine has now surpassed the 6,000 mark, the United Nations human rights office confirmed on Monday, amid broader warnings that the country stands on the brink ....

  • China has growing problem with its own Muslim minority

    Date: 2015-03-02 22:31:48 GMT - USA - World - SN:187 - ID:2077301

    WASHINGTON, March 2 (MENA) - Seven Chinese nationals were recently detained in Turkey as they attempted to enter Syria, the Week Magazine reported. The Chinese, described as hailing from the traditionally Muslim province of Xinjiang, were ....

  • Bill Gates named world's richest person again

    Date: 2015-03-02 22:17:54 GMT - USA - World - SN:186 - ID:2077305

    WASHINGTON, March 2 (MENA) - Bill Gates has been declared the richest man in the world for the 16th time by Forbes magazine's annual ranking of global billionaires, the BBC reported on Monday. The Microsoft founder once again beat Mexican ....

  • Iran, US, EU begin fresh round of nuclear talks in Switzerland

    Date: 2015-03-02 20:33:23 GMT - Iran - World - SN:174 - ID:2077037

    TEHRAN, March 2 (MENA) – Representatives of Iran, the United States and the European Union have started a new round of intensive talks on Tehran’s nuclear program in the Swiss city of Montreux ahead of a July 1 deadline for reaching a comprehensive ....

  • Lavrov notes progress in talks on Iran nuclear program

    Date: 2015-03-02 20:03:37 GMT - Russia - World - SN:163 - ID:2076797

    MOSCOW, March 2 (MENA) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Monday noted serious progress in talks on Iran’s nuclear program, Tass news agency reported. "At a meeting with [US Secretary of State John] Kerry and [Iranian Foreign Minister ....

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