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  • Egyptians union abroad hails Foreign Ministry's efforts in evacuating nationals from Libya

    Date: 2014-08-05 21:35:22 GMT - Austria - World - SN:208 - ID:860393

    VIENNA, Aug 5 (MENA) – The Egyptian Union Abroad praised Tuesday the efforts exerted by the Foreign Ministry to bring stranded nationals in Tunisia, fled from fighting in Libya, back home. The union hailed the move of Foreign Minister Sameh ....

  • Mahlab meets World Bank Group president

    Date: 2014-08-05 21:30:37 GMT - USA - World - SN:207 - ID:860391

    WASHINGTON, Aug 5 (MENA) – Egypt's Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab met on Tuesday with World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim on the sidelines of the US-African summit in Washington. They discussed ways of boosting cooperation between Egypt and ....

  • Jordan circulates revised UN resolution on Gaza

    Date: 2014-08-05 20:34:39 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:200 - ID:860156

    NEW YORK, Aug 5 (MENA) - Jordan has circulated a revised UN Security Council resolution calling for a durable cease-fire in the Gaza Strip. Speaking to reporters at the UN HQ, Britain's UN Ambassador Mark Lyall Grant, the current Security ....

  • Russia voices concern over Jen Psaki's poor geography knowledge

    Date: 2014-08-05 20:07:10 GMT - Russia - World - SN:196 - ID:860271

    MOSCOW, Aug 5 (MENA) – A shortage of “basic geography knowledge” displayed by spokesperson for US Department of State Jen Psaki raises concerns and the US official should study maps before making statements, ITAR-TASS news agency quoted a spokesman ....

  • Military jets escort Qatar Airways plane to Manchester Airport

    Date: 2014-08-05 20:01:14 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:194 - ID:860284

    LONDON, Aug 5 (MENA) - A man has been arrested on suspicion of making a hoax bomb threat after military jets were called to escort a passenger plane to Manchester Airport, the BBC News reported. The Qatar Airways plane was escorted in to land by ....

  • Resigned UK minister says couldn't change gov't policy on Gaza

    Date: 2014-08-05 19:47:53 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:191 - ID:860287

    LONDON, Aug 5 (MENA) – Resigned UK Foreign Office Minister Baroness Warsi said on Tuesday that she couldn't change the government's policy on Gazaand that was the reason for resigning. "Over the last four weeks I have done everything that I can, ....

  • U.S. general killed, other troops wounded in Afghanistan attack, Pentagon says

    Date: 2014-08-05 19:14:52 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:188 - ID:860241

    KABUL, Aug 5 (MENA) - A gunman believed to be an Afghan soldier opened fire at a training facility in Kabul Tuesday and killed an American general -- one of the highest-ranked military deaths since 9/11, a Pentagon spokesman said. "Perhaps up to ....

  • Mahlab receives Coca-Cola company's Chairman

    Date: 2014-08-05 18:39:47 GMT - USA - World - SN:180 - ID:860240

    WASHINGTON, Aug 5 (MENA) – Egypt's Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab has met with Coca-Cola's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Muhtar Kent on the sidelines of U.S.-Africa Summit. During the meeting, the two sides have discussed ways to pump more ....

  • Putin orders government to consider retaliation for western sanctions

    Date: 2014-08-05 18:19:06 GMT - Russia - World - SN:179 - ID:860160

    MOSCOW, Aug 5 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin instructed the government on Tuesday to consider measures in retaliation to western sanctions against Russia, ITAR-TASS said. "I have formulated this instruction today,” Putin said at a ....

  • Erdogan most-affected by Egypt's June 30 revolution: Fuller

    Date: 2014-08-05 18:03:14 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:176 - ID:860106

    ANKARA, Aug 5 (MENA) – Former US intelligence officer Graham Fuller has said that Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyib Erdogan was the most-affected by the June 30 revolution which toppled Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi. In his latest book ....

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