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  • US bans commercial airlines from flying over Iraq

    Date: 2014-08-08 19:37:11 GMT - USA - World - SN:100 - ID:864857

    WASHINGTON, Aug 8 (MENA) - Washington announced a ban Friday on its airlines and other commercial carriers from flying over Iraq, The Daily Mail reported. The Federal Aviation Authorities announced the ban in a statement Friday, citing the ....

  • US. aircraft conduct targeted airstrike in northern Iraq: Pentagon

    Date: 2014-08-08 16:57:36 GMT - USA - World - SN:87 - ID:864777

    WASHINGTON, Aug 8 (MENA) – The US military conducted a targeted airstrike today against Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists in northern Iraq, the Pentagon press secretary said. At about 6:45 a.m. EDT, two F/A-18 aircraft dropped ....

  • S. Korea issues travel warning for Ebola-hit Nigeria

    Date: 2014-08-08 15:03:54 GMT - south korea - World - SN:78 - ID:864678

    SEOUL, Aug 8 (MENA) -- South Korea on Friday issued a special travel advisory for Nigeria's Ebola-hit capital Lagos as part of efforts to control the spread of the virus, Yonhap quoted the South Korean health ministry as saying. During an ....

  • Afghans sign unity government deal with US backing

    Date: 2014-08-08 12:42:35 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:63 - ID:864368

    KABUL, Aug 8 (MENA) – Afghan presidential rivals Ashraf Ghani and Abdullah Abdullah signed Friday an agreement to form a unity government, the BBC reported. "We will form a government of national unity... What unites us is far greater than what ....

  • Cambodia's opposition MPs end 10-month boycott of Parliament after deal

    Date: 2014-08-08 11:56:50 GMT - Cambodia - World - SN:56 - ID:864342

    PHNOM PENH, Aug 8 (MENA) - Opposition lawmakers in Cambodia have ended a 10-month boycott of Parliament, attending the assembly for the first time after reaching a breakthrough political deal with the country's ruling party, Fox News reported ....

  • MENA agenda for Friday, August 8

    Date: 2014-08-08 05:44:46 GMT - all over the world - World - SN:1 - ID:863738

    TUNIS, Spokesman for the Egyptian embassy here Ahmed el-Tanikhi announces the latest developments of the eviction of Egyptian nationals stranded at the Libyan-Tunisian borders. SUEZ, Egypt, A popular delegation comprising members of the Egyptians ....

  • ISIL advance in Iraq prompts U.S. to suspend deliveries of F-16s, Apaches

    Date: 2014-08-07 21:25:37 GMT - USA - World - SN:155 - ID:863655

    WASHINGTON, Aug 7 (MENA) - The United States has suspended the delivery of military aircraft to Iraq, the World Tribune reported on Thursday. Officials as saying that the administration of President Barack Obama has rebuffed Iraqi requests for ....

  • NATO suspends cooperation with Russia- Rasmussen

    Date: 2014-08-07 20:17:30 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:150 - ID:863567

    KIEV, August 7 (MENA) - NATO terminates cooperation with Russia, set to strengthen collective defense of the military alliance's member states and will expand its level of cooperation with Ukraine, ITAR-TASS cited NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh ....

  • Malaysia's proposal included in adopted NAM declaration

    Date: 2014-08-07 19:30:29 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:147 - ID:863570

    KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 7 (MENA) - Malaysia's suggestions have been included in a Declaration adopted by an emergency meeting of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) Ministerial Committee on Palestine on the situation in Gaza in Tehran, Iran on Monday, the ....

  • Malaysian protesters launch campaign for boycotting Israeli goods over Gaza

    Date: 2014-08-07 19:23:09 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:146 - ID:863578

    KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 6 (MENA) - More than 2,000 local youths participated in a peaceful demonstration and campaign to boycott Israeli products, the Bernama said Thursday. The peaceful protest aimed at prompting the public to stop using Israeli ....

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