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  • Britain gathers support for military campaign against Daesh

    Date: 2014-09-23 12:19:55 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:74 - ID:996501

    LONDON, Sept 23 (MENA) - The British Defense Secretary is currently in the Middle East where he has been seeking support for the international military campaign against the so-called Islamic State jihadists. Michael Fallon has been visiting Bahrain ....

  • AL, China stress keenness on continuing cooperation

    Date: 2014-09-23 11:21:17 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:62 - ID:995545

    CAIRO, Sept 23 (MENA) - The Arab League (AL) General Secretariat and the Chinese Foreign Ministry underlined their keenness on continuing joint cooperation and consultations so as to achieve the welfare of the two sides regrading the peace, ....

  • Anti-terror police arrest man in London over making 'Iraq explosives'

    Date: 2014-09-23 10:59:19 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:50 - ID:995577

    LONDON, Sept 23 (MENA) - A man has been arrested in north-west London on suspicion of involvement in production of improvised explosive devices in Iraq in 2007, the BBC reported. Scotland Yard said the 37-year-old was held at his home address ....

  • Zarif, Hammond discuss Tehran-London ties

    Date: 2014-09-23 10:31:56 GMT - USA - World - SN:45 - ID:994749

    NEW YORK, Sept 23 (MENA) - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond have met here the two countries officially resumed direct diplomatic relations in February. Iranian-British diplomatic ties were ....

  • Iran: No agreement on number of centrifuges, cascades disconnection

    Date: 2014-09-23 10:12:59 GMT - Iran - World - SN:44 - ID:994721

    TEHRAN, Sept 23 (MENA) - Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Marziyeh Afkham said that Iran and the six major world powers are studying each other's new plans in a bid to narrow down differences, but no agreement has been reached yet, FARS news ....

  • Paper: Syrian opposition leader calls on U.S. to strike militants from air

    Date: 2014-09-23 09:21:52 GMT - USA - World - SN:38 - ID:994085

    NEW YORK, Sept 23 (MENA) - The leader of the moderate Syrian opposition urged the US on Monday to intensify its airstrikes to halt the fierce attacks by militants from the so-called Islamic State against Kurdish communities in northern Syria, just ....

  • UK PM to hold face-to-face talks with Iran leader: Statement

    Date: 2014-09-23 08:51:21 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:36 - ID:994149

    LONDON, Sept 23 (MENA) - British Prime Minister David Cameron will hold face-to-face talks with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, the premier's office said on Tuesday, in what would be the first such high-level meeting between the two countries ....

  • Japan PM postpones visit by Putin over US pressure

    Date: 2014-09-23 08:41:50 GMT - Russia - World - SN:34 - ID:994137

    TOKYO, Sept 23 (MENA) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has dropped plans to host Russian president Vladimir Putin, media reports said. The two countries had agreed on the Russian leader's visit "this autumn" but Washington had asked Tokyo to ....

  • Electricity minister to MENA: Fukushima accident, revolutions hampered Egypt's nuclear projects

    Date: 2014-09-23 08:37:27 GMT - Austria - World - SN:32 - ID:993645

    VIENNA, Sept 23 (MENA) - Egyptian Minister of Electricity and Energy Mohammad Shaker asserted that Egypt has decided since 2007 to establish four nuclear stations in the coastal Dhabaa area, but the Fukushima nuclear accident and the revolutions ....

  • Russia warns against ‘double standards’ in fighting against terrorism

    Date: 2014-09-23 08:00:31 GMT - Russia - World - SN:27 - ID:993961

    MOSCOW, Sept 23 (MENA) - Moscow stressed that no double standards are acceptable in the fight against terrorism, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Tuesday. The statement, broadcast by Itar-Tass, comes following a meeting on Monday ....

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