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  • Rouhani: Iran exports only 50 percent of its crude oil

    Date: 2014-08-21 15:56:54 GMT - Iran - World - SN:117 - ID:885030

    TEHRAN, Aug 21 (MENA) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Thursday that the country's oil crude export is less than 50 percent of its production due to international sanctions. Rouhani who is on a visit to the north western province of ....

  • US calls for 'extreme interoperability' with S. Korea in air defense system

    Date: 2014-08-21 15:20:11 GMT - south korea - World - SN:115 - ID:885082

    SEOUL, Aug 21 (MENA) - The United States has no objection to South Korea's plan to develop its own missile defense system but hopes that it would be interoperable with the existing U.S. system, a senior US official said Thursday, according to Yonhap ....

  • Rouhani: Iran determined to get resunlts i nuclear talks

    Date: 2014-08-21 15:15:13 GMT - Iran - World - SN:113 - ID:885065

    TEHRAN, Aug 21 (MENA) – Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani said on Thursday his country is seriously seeking to resolve the issues related to its peaceful nuclear energy program in the negotiations with the six world powers, Fars news agency ....

  • Indonesia court upholds Joko Widodo presidential poll victory

    Date: 2014-08-21 14:56:47 GMT - Indonesia - World - SN:110 - ID:884998

    JAKARTA, Aug 21 (MENA) – Indonesia's top court has rejected an appeal from defeated presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto over the results of July's presidential poll, the BBC reported. The constitutional court's decision upholds the results ....

  • Qatar condemns ISIL killing of US journalist

    Date: 2014-08-21 14:47:30 GMT - Qatar - World - SN:108 - ID:885046

    DOHA, Aug 21 (MENA) - The Qatari Foreign Ministry condemned Thursday the beheading of US journalist James Foley by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). The ministry "expressed in the strongest terms its condemnation of the killing of ....

  • US attorney general vows thorough probe of Ferguson shooting

    Date: 2014-08-21 14:46:52 GMT - USA - World - SN:107 - ID:885027

    WASHINGTON, Aug 21 (MENA) - US Attorney General Eric Holder sought to assure residents in Ferguson that the US Justice Department was thoroughly probing the shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown by a police officer. During a daylong visit, Holder ....

  • Authorities analyze voice in hunt for US journalist's killer

    Date: 2014-08-21 14:29:42 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:101 - ID:884992

    LONDON, Aug 21 (MENA) - Police and security services are using voice-recognition software and other technology, as well as human tips, as they scramble to identify the militant recorded on a video showing the killing of American journalist James ....

  • US commanders want more Iraq airstrike power - newspaper

    Date: 2014-08-21 14:01:24 GMT - USA - World - SN:94 - ID:884938

    WASHINGTON, Aug 21 (MENA) - US military commanders in the Middle East are urging the Pentagon to intensify the air war against Islamic State targets in Iraq, two Defense Department officials said, according to USA Today. Top officers at Central ....

  • Japanese flag to fly at half-mast tomorrow at embassy in Kuala Lumpur

    Date: 2014-08-21 13:23:15 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:89 - ID:884902

    KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 21 (MENA) - The Japanese flag will fly at half-mast at the Japanese Embassy in Kuala Lumpur tomorrow, which will be a day of national mourning as a mark of respect for victims of the downed Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, according ....

  • Dick Cheney: Deal with ISIL or face attack far worse than 9/11

    Date: 2014-08-21 12:59:05 GMT - USA - World - SN:81 - ID:884790

    WASHINGTON, Aug 21 (MENA) - Former Vice President Dick Cheney warns that if the United States doesn't deal with the Islamic State (ISIL) terrorist group that beheaded an American journalist, it faces an attack much larger than 9/11. "That's ....

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