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  • Pro-Gaza rally staged outside White House

    Date: 2014-08-02 19:51:06 GMT - USA - World - SN:121 - ID:855034

    WASHINGTON, Aug 2 (MENA) - Pro-Palestinian protesters staged a rally on Saturday outside the White House. The rally was part of a large national movement Saturday in the US where groups were calling for an end to the violence in the Middle East ....

  • Obama hosts Africa summit with an eye on legacy

    Date: 2014-08-02 17:27:20 GMT - USA - World - SN:100 - ID:854832

    WASHINGTON, Aug 2 (MENA) - US President Barack Obama is gathering nearly 50 African heads of state in Washington for an unprecedented summit aimed in part at building his legacy on a continent where his commitment has been questioned, the Washington ....

  • Miliband: Britain must take 'leading role' in ending ME violence

    Date: 2014-08-02 17:08:51 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:97 - ID:854833

    LONDON, Aug 2 (MENA) - The British government must speak with “one voice” and take a “leading role” in pressuring both Israel and Hamas to end the violence in the Middle East, leader of the Labor Party Ed Miliband said Saturday. As the fighting ....

  • US doctor infected with Ebola arrives in United States

    Date: 2014-08-02 17:00:41 GMT - USA - World - SN:96 - ID:854897

    WASHINGTON, Aug 2 (MENA) - The first of two US aid workers infected with the deadly Ebola virus while in Liberia arrived in Georgia the United States Saturday morning, the CNN reported. A chartered medical aircraft carrying Kent Brantly touched ....

  • Armenian army violated ceasefire over 70 times - Azerbaijan

    Date: 2014-08-02 16:43:58 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:88 - ID:854834

    CAIRO, Aug 2 (MENA) - The Azerbaijani Defense Ministry said Saturday a ceasefire on the Armenian-Azerbaijani contact line was broken 71 times in numerous positions during the last 24 hours. A statement distributed by the Azerbaijan Embassy in ....

  • Britain to close embassy and withdraw staff from Libya

    Date: 2014-08-02 15:47:49 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:76 - ID:854728

    LONDON, Aug 2 (MENA) - Britain is closing its embassy in the embattled Libyan capital, Tripoli, and evacuating staff in tacit recognition that the country is now in a state of war, The Guardian reported. The UK was, with Italy, one of the last ....

  • Britain pledges further £3 million to Gaza aid workers

    Date: 2014-08-02 14:52:48 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:64 - ID:854684

    LONDON, Aug 2 (MENA) - Britain has pledged a further £3 million to help workers in Gaza provide a rapid response to the crisis, ITV reported. International Development Secretary Justine Greening called the three-week offensive "nothing short of a ....

  • US-Africa summit to tackle economic relations only - minister

    Date: 2014-08-02 14:52:30 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:63 - ID:854573

    CAIRO, Aug 2 (MENA) - Industry, Trade and Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises Minister Mounir Fakhry Abdel-Nour said that he will visit the US within the Egyptian delegation to be led by Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab to attend the activities of the ....

  • First UN humanitarian aid arrives in Ukraine's Donetsk - Officials

    Date: 2014-08-02 14:48:54 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:61 - ID:854701

    KIEV, Aug 2 (MENA) – The first part of the UN humanitarian aid for internally displaced persons, fleeing the fighting in eastern Ukraine, has arrived in a village in Donetsk Region, the RIA Novosti reported on Saturday. “Today in the village of ....

  • Defense minister calls for creation of violence-free culture in military barracks

    Date: 2014-08-02 13:59:40 GMT - south korea - World - SN:56 - ID:854450

    SEOUL, Aug 2 (MENA) - South Korea's defense minister Saturday deplored the death of a soldier by violence and abusive treatment by fellow soldiers and called for the creation of an environment where soldiers' human rights can be respected. In ....

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