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  • Obama demands Israeli soldier's unconditional release

    Date: 2014-08-01 20:05:16 GMT - USA - World - SN:101 - ID:853792

    WASHINGTON, Aug 1 (MENA) - US President Barack Obama has warned Hamas it must free captured Israeli soldier Hadar Goldin if it is serious about peace in Gaza, Sky News reported on Friday. He told reporters the release must be immediate and ....

  • Putin tells Obama sanctions "counter-productive"

    Date: 2014-08-01 20:03:44 GMT - Russia - World - SN:100 - ID:853797

    MOSCOW, Aug 1 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin told his US counterpart Barack Obama in a phone call on Friday that imposing sanctions on Russia is counterproductive and affects international stability, Russia Today reported. The two ....

  • US Senate okays $225 million in aid for Israeli Iron Dome system

    Date: 2014-08-01 18:47:13 GMT - Israel - World - SN:94 - ID:853754

    GAZA CITY, Aug 1 (MENA) - The US Senate unanimously passed legislation on Friday to provide $225 million in emergency funding for Israel's Iron Dome missile defense system, the Jerusalem Post reported. An earlier version of the funding plan had ....

  • Egyptian GDRs in London down

    Date: 2014-08-01 17:46:57 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:88 - ID:853720

    LONDON, Aug 1 (MENA) - The Egyptian global depository receipts (GDRs) in London Stock Exchange dropped at the close of Friday's trading. The GDRs of the Commercial International Bank (CIB) and Orascom Telecom dropped by 0.51 and 1.42 percent ....

  • Biden, Abe discuss Russia, Iran sanctions

    Date: 2014-08-01 08:53:54 GMT - USA - World - SN:25 - ID:852932

    WASHINGTON, Aug 1 (MENA) - Vice President Joe Biden spoke with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Thursday about the new sanctions that Japan, the United States and the European Union have imposed on Russia over its support for separatists in ....

  • MENA agenda for Friday, August 1

    Date: 2014-08-01 05:34:16 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:1 - ID:852757

    GAZA CITY, A humanitarian ceasefire comes into effect at 8 a.m in the Gaza Strip that was announced Thursday night by United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and US State Secretary John Kerry. CAIRO, "The silver pockets full" astrological ....

  • UK urges permanent peace in S. Sudan

    Date: 2014-07-31 19:17:34 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:106 - ID:852557

    LONDON, July 31 (MENA) - British Minister for African Affairs Mark Simmonds called for immediate ceasefire and lasting peace as South Sudan faces risk of famine. Ahead of the planned restart of the South Sudan peace talks in Ethiopia, Simmonds ....

  • US sells Iraq $700 mln military equipment

    Date: 2014-07-31 19:06:49 GMT - USA - World - SN:105 - ID:852554

    WASHINGTON, July 31 (MENA) - As violence continues unabated in Iraq, the United States has agreed to sell $700 million in military equipment, including 5,000 Hellfire missiles, the CNN reported Thursday. The Iraqi government made the request for ....

  • British, German FMs discuss Gaza situation in phone conversation

    Date: 2014-07-31 18:52:05 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:103 - ID:852552

    LONDON, July 31 (MENA) – In a telephone conversation, British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond has discussed with his German counterpart Frank-Walter Steinmeier the latest developments in Gaza. They discussed efforts to reach ceasefire between ....

  • UN says has no proof of Russia’s arms supplies to east Ukraine militia

    Date: 2014-07-31 14:25:08 GMT - Russia - World - SN:79 - ID:852162

    MOSCOW, July 31 (MENA) – The United Nations has no proofs of Russia’s alleged arms supplies to self-defense militias in the east Ukrainian Donetsk and Luhansk regions, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay said on Thursday, the ITAR-TASS ....

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