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  • Two Ukrainian military jets shot down

    Date: 2014-07-23 14:48:43 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:77 - ID:841858

    KIEV, July 23 (MENA) - Two Ukrainian military jets were shot down in the Donetsk region of the country today, the Ukrainian defense ministry said as reported by the ABC news on Wednesday. The planes were identified as Sukhoi-25 fighter jets. The ....

  • Bipartisan doubts: Obama provided no intelligence briefings on aid to Syrian rebels

    Date: 2014-07-23 13:37:26 GMT - USA - World - SN:66 - ID:841632

    WASHINGTON, July 23 (MENA) - Congress has expressed skepticism over a US decision to relay $500 million in military aid to Syrian rebels, according to World Tribune. Leading members of the House and Senate are warning President Barack Obama of a ....

  • UN HRC's emergencey session kicks off in Geneva

    Date: 2014-07-23 12:32:14 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:50 - ID:841554

    GENEVA, July 23 (MENA) – An emergency session of the UN Human Rights Council opened on Wednesday in Geneva. It is expected that the session would discuss the humanitarian situation in the occupied Palestinian territories especially the situation in ....

  • UN's Pillay says Israel may be committing war crimes

    Date: 2014-07-23 11:34:05 GMT - Israel - World - SN:42 - ID:841553

    GAZA CITY, July 23 (MENA) - Israel may be committing war crimes in Gaza, where its punitive house demolitions and killing of children raise the "strong possibility" that it is violating international law, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi ....

  • UK receives MH17 black boxes

    Date: 2014-07-23 11:05:32 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:35 - ID:841487

    LONDON, July 23 (MENA) - The UK received two black boxes of the downed Malaysia Airlines jet Wednesday. The boxes will be analyzed at a lab under the Air Accidents Investigations Branch in Aldershot in southern England. The bodies of hundreds ....

  • S. Korea, Japan resume sex slavery talks

    Date: 2014-07-23 09:38:47 GMT - south korea - World - SN:23 - ID:841363

    SEOUL, July 23 (MENA) - South Korea and Japan resumed director-general-level talks in Seoul on Wednesday following a hiatus in June to discuss the Japanese Imperial Army's sexual enslavement of Korean women during World War II, Yonhap news agency ....

  • Malaysia condemns downing Of MAS plane

    Date: 2014-07-23 09:20:36 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:19 - ID:841226

    KUALA LUMPUR, July 23 (MENA) - Malaysia on Wednesday convened a special sitting of the Dewan Rakyat and strongly condemned as uncivilized, inhuman and savage what is believed to be the shooting down of a Malaysia Airlines aircraft in eastern Ukraine ....

  • S. Korea asks builders to reduce workforce in Libya amid growing unrest

    Date: 2014-07-23 08:35:41 GMT - south korea - World - SN:17 - ID:841223

    SEOUL, July 23 (MENA) - The South Korean government has asked the country's construction companies to reduce their workforce in Libya amid growing unrest in the country involving gunfights among Islamic militias, Yonhap news agency reported ....

  • PUIC Troika meeting kicks off in Tehran

    Date: 2014-07-22 19:39:37 GMT - Iran - World - SN:110 - ID:840900

    TEHRAN, July 22 (MENA) - A troika meeting of the Parliamentary Union of Islamic Cooperation (PUIC) opened in Tehran on Tuesday to discuss ways to stop the Israeli massacre of the Palestinians in the Gaza Strip, Fars News reported. The PUIC troika ....

  • US, European airlines cancel flights to Israel

    Date: 2014-07-22 18:35:35 GMT - Israel - World - SN:93 - ID:840758

    GAZA CITY, July 22 (MENA) - Several American and European airlines have cancelled their flights in and out of Israel's Ben-Gurion International Airport, after a rocket fired from the Gaza Strip landed near the airport Tuesday, the Yedioth Ahronoth ....

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