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  • Italian FM calls Jerusalem tension 'alarming'

    Date: 2014-11-06 18:03:40 GMT - Italy - World - SN:124 - ID:1281497

    ROME, Nov 6 (MENA) - Italian Foreign Minister Paolo Gentiloni on Thursday called the situation regarding al-Quds, East Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa Mosque ''alarming'', ANSAmed reported. The minister noted that the tension had been ''aggravated by the ....

  • UK condemns Wednesday's attacks in Israel, Palestine

    Date: 2014-11-06 17:46:52 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:121 - ID:1281413

    LONDON, Nov 6 (MENA) - UK Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond on Thursday condemned the recent attacks in Al Quds and al- Arrub refugee camp. Hammond said that he is "deeply concerned by the growing tensions in Israel and the Occupied Palestinian ....

  • Obama calls for ending impunity for crimes against journalists

    Date: 2014-11-06 15:56:18 GMT - USA - World - SN:104 - ID:1280417

    WASHINGTON, Nov 6 (MENA) – US President Barack Obama called for ending impunity for crimes against journalists. In a statement issued on the first annual International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists, Obama said "History shows ....

  • Jordan, US probe joint military cooperation

    Date: 2014-11-06 15:29:31 GMT - Jordan - World - SN:101 - ID:1280157

    AMMAN, Nov 6 (MENA) - Jordan's Chief -of-Staff Meshaal Mohamed al-Zaban met on Thursday with director of communications at the US central command. The two sides discussed means of promoting cooperation between Armed Forces of the two countries, ....

  • Burkina Faso leaders agree power transition plan

    Date: 2014-11-06 15:18:02 GMT - Burkina Faso - World - SN:98 - ID:1279785

    OUAGADOUGOU, Nov 6 (MENA) - Burkina Faso's political parties have agreed that the country's political transition should last a year, followed by elections in November 2015. But the crisis talks in the capital Ouagadougou ended without a deal on ....

  • Dissolving Libyan parl't complicates situation: Italy FM

    Date: 2014-11-06 14:27:06 GMT - Italy - World - SN:93 - ID:1279757

    ROME, Nov 6 (MENA) - The dissolution of the Libyan parliament in Tobruk could further complicate the situation in Libya, Italian Foreign Minister Paolo Gentiloni was quoted by ANSAmed as saying. Commenting on the Libyan Supreme Court decision on ....

  • International Criminal Court says will not investigate Mavi Marmara raid

    Date: 2014-11-06 13:41:29 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:86 - ID:1279597

    ANKARA, Nov 6 (MENA) - International prosecutors believe Israeli soldiers may have committed war crimes during the raid on the Mavi Marmara that killed nine Turkish citizens in 2010, but have decided the case is beyond their remit, according to ....

  • S. Korea to send gov't officials to Ebola-hit Sierra Leone

    Date: 2014-11-06 13:28:33 GMT - south korea - World - SN:84 - ID:1279301

    SEOUL, Nov 6 (MENA) - South Korea will send government officials to Ebola-hit Sierra Leone, joining global efforts to defeat the fatal virus, the defense ministry said Thursday. The ministry said it will send an advance team of 11 officials from ....

  • Japan passes law to beef up cyber security

    Date: 2014-11-06 13:10:06 GMT - Japan - World - SN:80 - ID:1278489

    TOKYO, Nov 6 (MENA) - Japan's Diet has enacted a cyber security law to enhance the government's ability to respond to cyber attacks on businesses and other organizations, the NHK reported. The Lower House of the Diet approved the law on Thursday ....

  • Russia calls for deescalation in East Jerusalem

    Date: 2014-11-06 12:59:58 GMT - Russia - World - SN:77 - ID:1278765

    MOSCOW, Nov 6 (MENA) - Russia’s Foreign Ministry on Thursday urged Palestine and Israel to take urgent steps towards deescalation in East Jerusalem, TASS news agency reported. “Over the recent days the dangerous escalation of tension has been ....

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