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  • Egypt amb. to Russian holds reception on July 23 revolution anniversary

    Date: 2014-06-26 19:52:57 GMT - Russia - World - SN:148 - ID:799905

    MOSCOW, June 26 (MENA) – Egypt's Ambassador to Moscow Mohamad el-Badri held a reception on Thursday to mark the anniversary of July 23 revolution. The reception was attended by several Russian officials topped by Russian President Vladimir ....

  • Kerry meets Saudi, Jordanian, UAE counterparts on Iraq crisis

    Date: 2014-06-26 19:07:12 GMT - France - World - SN:144 - ID:799848

    PARIS, June 26 (MENA) – US Secretary of State John Kerry met Thursday in Paris with foreign ministers of Saudi Arabia's Saud al-Faisal, Jordan's Nasser Judeh, and UAE's Abdullah bin Zayed to discuss the Iraqi crisis. Kerry discussed with the ....

  • Egypt witnesses historic phase: Amb. to France

    Date: 2014-06-26 17:43:52 GMT - France - World - SN:130 - ID:799680

    PARIS, June 26 (MENA) – Egyptian Ambassador to France Mohamad Mostafa Kamel asserted on Thursday that Egypt was currently witnessing a historic phase after the January 25 and June 30 revolutions. Speaking at the celebration held to mark the 62nd ....

  • UK Home Office confirms banning Saudi cleric from entering UK

    Date: 2014-06-26 17:31:30 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:129 - ID:799776

    LONDON, June 26 (MENA) – The British Home Office confirmed Thursday banning controversial Saudi preacher Mohammad al-Arifi from entering UK. "We can confirm Mohammad al-Arifi has been excluded from the United Kingdom," a Home Office spokesperson ....

  • 243 million people use drugs worldwide

    Date: 2014-06-26 14:14:49 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:95 - ID:799092

    CAIRO, June 26 (MENA) - Around the world 243 million people have used drugs, according to a new UN report. About 200,000 drug users died in 2012, said Yuri Fedotov, director-general of the UN Office on Drugs and Crime, Thursday in Vienna according ....

  • N. Korea fires 3 short-range rockets into East Sea

    Date: 2014-06-26 12:20:32 GMT - south korea - World - SN:72 - ID:799087

    SEOUL, June 26 (MENA) - North Korea fired three short-range projectiles from its east coast into the East Sea on Thursday, the Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) said. The rockets were fired in succession from coastal areas near its eastern city of ....

  • NATO says service member killed in attack in southern Afghanistan

    Date: 2014-06-26 06:32:55 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:17 - ID:798384

    KABUL, June 26 (MENA) - The U.S.-led international coalition in Afghanistan says one of its service members has been killed in an attack in the country's south, Fox News channel reported. NATO said on Thursday that the soldier died as a result of ....

  • Vietnamese court upholds 2-year-jail term against well-known dissident blogger

    Date: 2014-06-26 05:33:56 GMT - Vietnam - World - SN:10 - ID:798348

    HANOI, June 26 (MENA) - A court in central Vietnam has upheld a two-year jail sentence against a well-known dissident blogger for posting online criticism of the communist government, ABC news reported. Truong Duy Nhat was convicted of "abusing ....

  • House republicans to sue Obama

    Date: 2014-06-26 04:23:33 GMT - USA - World - SN:2 - ID:798310

    WASHINGTON, June 26 (MENA) - House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner announced Wednesday that he's pushing the House of Representatives to sue President Barack Obama "in an effort to compel the president to follow his oath of office and ....

  • UN warns against shrinking int'l aid to Afghanistan

    Date: 2014-06-25 21:35:08 GMT - Austria - World - SN:176 - ID:798199

    VIENNA, June 25 (MENA) – The possible declines in economic development, international aid and business confidence would most likely increase Afghanistan's reliance on the illicit economy, Executive Director of the UN Office on Drugs and Crime ....

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