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  • 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 ....

  • Russia to respond adequately to NATO expansion - Putin

    Date: 2014-07-22 18:02:43 GMT - Russia - World - SN:91 - ID:840740

    MOSCOW, July 22 (MENA) - Moscow will respond adequately and equitably if NATO continues its military presence expansion closer to the Russian borders, President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday, the RIA Novosti news agency reported. «Russia will ....

  • Security Council condemns downing of Malaysian airliner, calls for international probe

    Date: 2014-07-22 17:55:18 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:88 - ID:840784

    KUALA LUMPUR, July 22 (MENA) - The Security Council today called for an international investigation into last week’s downing of a Malaysia Airlines passenger flight in eastern Ukraine, and demanded that armed groups allow unfettered access to the ....

  • Russian Foreign Ministry urges world community to prevent sectarian strife in Iraq

    Date: 2014-07-22 16:44:18 GMT - Russia - World - SN:85 - ID:840738

    MOSCOW, July 22 (MENA) - Russia’s Foreign Ministry urged the world community on Tuesday to step up efforts for preventing persecutions against Christians in Iraq, Itar-Tass news agency. The ministry called for assisting to Iraq to ensuring law ....

  • President Rouhani calls for high turnout in Intˈl Qods Day rallies

    Date: 2014-07-22 16:25:15 GMT - Iran - World - SN:82 - ID:840714

    TEHRAN, July 22 (MENA) - President Hassan Rouhani on Tuesday called for high turnout in the International Qods Day rallies to be held on the last Friday of the holy fasting month of Ramdan. According to the President Office website, he stressed ....

  • UNRWA appeals for sending dlrs 115 m aid to Palestinians in Gaza

    Date: 2014-07-22 15:50:19 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:78 - ID:840622

    GENEVA, July 22 (MENA) - The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA), in a statement Tuesday, reiterated its appeal to provide urgent cash assistance to the urgent humanitarian needs of the people of Gaza in light of ....

  • Iranian defense minister: Israel facing existential crisis

    Date: 2014-07-22 15:31:31 GMT - Iran - World - SN:76 - ID:840584

    TEHRAN, July 22 (MENA) - Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan deplored the savage aggression of Gaza by the Zionist regime, and said Israel is facing an existential crisis after its failures in the November 2012 war against ....

  • Putin says no military threat today to Russian sovereignty

    Date: 2014-07-22 15:23:48 GMT - Russia - World - SN:73 - ID:840563

    MOSCOW, July 22 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin said that there is “no military threat, no threat to sovereignty and territorial integrity of the country as of today.”, Itar-Tass news agency reported. “The strategic balance of forces in ....

  • Trojan Horse Report claims "Islamist plot" at Birmingham schools

    Date: 2014-07-22 13:28:27 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:54 - ID:840180

    LONDON, July 22 (MENA) - There is a "clear evidence" of an Islamist takeover plot at Birmingham schools, a UK Government-led inquiry has found. School groups and governors were involved in "co-ordinated, deliberate and sustained action" to instil ....

  • Hollande meets religious leaders over Gaza-related protests

    Date: 2014-07-22 13:04:04 GMT - USA - World - SN:49 - ID:840022

    WASHINGTON, July 22 (MENA) - French President François Hollande called religious leaders to a hastily arranged meeting Monday in a bid to calm what his government has called anti-Semitic violence linked to the conflict in Gaza, Wall Street Journal ....

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