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  • Official: Iran, Qatar planning to launch direct shipping line

    Date: 2014-09-10 14:05:58 GMT - Iran - World - SN:91 - ID:915852

    TEHRAN, Sept 10 (MENA) - Tehran and Doha are planning to set up a direct shipping line in the Persian Gulf waters in the coming months, a senior trade official announced on Wednesday, Fars News Agency reported. "We will launch a direct shipping ....

  • Iran, South Africa must up anti-terror bids: Iran's official

    Date: 2014-09-10 12:27:08 GMT - South Africa - World - SN:77 - ID:915523

    PRETORIA, Sept 10 (MENA) - Iran and South Africa must strengthen cooperation to counter terrorism and extremism, Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian says. “South Africa and Iran can have further ....

  • Obama ready to authorize airstrikes on Daesh in Syria

    Date: 2014-09-10 12:24:06 GMT - USA - World - SN:75 - ID:915485

    New York, Sept 10 (MENA) - US President Barack Obama is prepared to authorize airstrikes in Syria, a senior administration official said on Tuesday, taking the military campaign against the Sunni militant group, the so-called Islamic State in Iraq ....

  • Russia successfully test-fires Bulava SLBM

    Date: 2014-09-10 10:00:33 GMT - Russia - World - SN:43 - ID:915204

    MOSCOW, Sept 10 (MENA) - Russia has successfully test-fired a Bulava submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) from its Borey-class Vladimir Monomakh nuclear-powered submarine, the Russian Defense Ministry said Wednesday. The missile was ....

  • Pakistan Lahore mosque collapse death toll rises to 24

    Date: 2014-09-10 08:49:11 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:33 - ID:914893

    ISLAMABAD, Sept 10 (MENA) - Pakistani rescue workers and residents search for worshippers in the rubble of a collapsed mosque in Lahore on September 9, 2014, the BBC reported Wednesday. Emergency teams in the Pakistani city of Lahore say they ....

  • 23 dead, 32 injured in Haiti bus accident

    Date: 2014-09-10 06:48:29 GMT - Haiti - World - SN:12 - ID:914765

    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Sept 20 (MENA) - Authorities in Haiti say 23 people died and 32 were injured in a bus accident west of the capital of Port-au-Prince, ABC news reported. Nadia Lochard with the Civil Protection Agency said the bus went down a ravine ....

  • French consultations with Egypt, Norway on Gaza rebuild conf.

    Date: 2014-09-09 19:55:20 GMT - France - World - SN:150 - ID:914503

    PARIS, Sept 9 (MENA) - France expressed readiness to participate in the preparations for a conference for the reconstruction of Gaza in coordination with Egypt and Norway. Paris contacted Egyptian and Norwegian sides on the means to reconstruct ....

  • UNSC holds session on foreign fighters joining Deash on Sept 24

    Date: 2014-09-09 19:18:56 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:143 - ID:914468

    NEW YORK, Sept 9 (MENA) - The UN Security Council will hold a session on September 24 on the phenomenon of foreign fighters joining Daesh, US Permanent Representative to the United Nations Samantha Power has said. US President Barack Obama will ....

  • Cameron and Miliband to skip PMQs and head to Scotland

    Date: 2014-09-09 19:09:33 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:140 - ID:914447

    LONDON, Sept 9 (MENA) - David Cameron and Ed Miliband will skip their weekly Prime Minister's Questions clash to travel to Scotland, the BBC reported. Both leaders, and Lib Dem's Nick Clegg will head north to to tell the Scottish people: "We want ....

  • French president to visit Iraq on Friday

    Date: 2014-09-09 19:05:44 GMT - France - World - SN:139 - ID:914428

    PARIS, Sept 9 (MENA) - French President Francois Hollande is going to Iraq on Friday to help prepare an international conference in support of the country's efforts to fight off violent extremists advancing in the country, The ABC News ....

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