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  • Time for dialogue with Hezbollah over border security – minister

    Date: 2014-10-22 19:47:52 GMT - Lebanon - World - SN:152 - ID:1180169

    BEIRUT, Oct 22 (MENA) - Interior Minister Nouhad Machnouk said Wednesday that it is the time to speak with Hezbollah about means to secure Lebanon’s borders. The minister made the remarks in an interview on Al-Jadeed satellite TV channel on ....

  • President Obama called Harper within hours of attack

    Date: 2014-10-22 19:45:09 GMT - USA - World - SN:151 - ID:1180085

    WASHINGTON, Oct 22 (MENA) – US President Barack Obama called Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper to voice “the American people’s solidarity with Canada in the wake of attacks on Parliament Hill,,” that killed two Canadian soldiers this week, the ....

  • British PM backs Canadian counterpart following shootings

    Date: 2014-10-22 19:44:21 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:150 - ID:1180253

    LONDON, Oct 22 (MENA) - Prime Minister David Cameron on Wednesday voiced support for his Canadian counterpart Stephen Harper after a soldier was killed this morning in shootings earlier in the day. "I'm appalled by today's attack in Ottawa. I ....

  • FBI raises alert level after Canada shootings

    Date: 2014-10-22 19:42:26 GMT - USA - World - SN:149 - ID:1180297

    WASHINGTON, Oct 22 (MENA) – The FBI directed all field offices to raise their alert level in the wake of Daesh chatter about attacks on law enforcement and military targets in the US, after the deadly shooting occurred in and around the nation's ....

  • Italian PM: Int'l intervention against Daesh to take time

    Date: 2014-10-22 19:32:06 GMT - Italy - World - SN:147 - ID:1180089

    ROME, Oct 22 (MENA) - Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi admitted that the military intervention by international coalition against terrorism posed by Daesh in Syria will take long time. Addressing the Senate Wednesday, he called for a ....

  • Former Blackwater guards convicted in Iraq shooting

    Date: 2014-10-22 19:21:44 GMT - USA - World - SN:143 - ID:1180185

    WASHINGTON, Oct 22 (MENA) - Four former Blackwater Worldwide security contractors were convicted Wednesday on charges stemming from a deadly 2007 shooting in Iraq, The New York Times reported. Federal court jurors found one defendant guilty of ....

  • South Korea welcomes North's release of US man, urges release of other detainees

    Date: 2014-10-22 18:56:25 GMT - south korea - World - SN:138 - ID:1180249

    SEOUL, Oct 22 (MENA) - South Korea on Wednesday welcomed North Korea's release of a United States citizen, but immediately urged it to free two other American detainees and a South Korean missionary who was arrested on espionage charges, according ....

  • Erdogan criticizes US for airdropping weapons to Kurdish fighters

    Date: 2014-10-22 18:48:00 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:137 - ID:1180061

    ANKARA, Oct 22 (MENA) - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday criticised as "wrong" the airdrops of ammunition and weapons by US planes to Kurdish fighters battling jihadists in the Syrian town of Kobani, Al-Arabiya reported. He said ....

  • Ottawa shootings: Soldier killed in series of attacks

    Date: 2014-10-22 18:43:50 GMT - Canada - World - SN:135 - ID:1179937

    OTTAWA, Oct 22 (MENA) - A gunman shot and killed a soldier at a war memorial in Ottawa, then ran into the parliament building where he exchanged gunfire with police, the BBC reported. One gunman is dead, but parts of Canada's capital remain on ....

  • Iran ready for nuclear cooperation with interested countries -- official

    Date: 2014-10-22 18:04:32 GMT - Iran - World - SN:119 - ID:1179449

    TEHRAN, Oct 22 (MENA) – Head of Atomic Energy Organization of Iran Ali Akbar Salehi said that Tehran is ready for cooperation with friend countries interested in peaceful usage of that energy, IRNA reported. “Iran has lots of experience in ....

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