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  • Ban: Sisi to meet Egyptians' aspirations

    Date: 2014-06-03 21:06:07 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:191 - ID:759590

    NEW YORK, June 3 (MENA) – UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon expressed Tuesday his confidence that president-elect Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi would do his best to meet his people's aspirations, the UN posted on its website. "The Secretary-General takes ....

  • PM said he did not intend to offend Islam - Egypt community

    Date: 2014-06-03 19:09:32 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:166 - ID:759391

    LONDON, June 3 (MENA) - Head of the Egyptian community in Northern Ireland Afaf Ali said Tuesday Prime Minister Peter Robinson confirmed that he had never meant to offend Islam and Muslims whose active participation in the development of his country ....

  • Netanyahu 'troubled' by U.S. decision to work with Palestinian gov't

    Date: 2014-06-03 15:36:41 GMT - Israel - World - SN:112 - ID:758964

    GAZA CITY, June 3 (MENA) – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Tuesday he was "deeply troubled" by the United States' decision to maintain relations with the new Palestinian unity government. Netanyahu has urged the world not to work ....

  • Cheney: Obama negotiated with terrorists, made bad deal

    Date: 2014-06-03 15:33:33 GMT - USA - World - SN:111 - ID:758787

    WASHINGTON, June 3 (MENA) - Former U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney had harsh words for President Obama over the recent Bergdahl negotiation. Appearing on Fox News’ The Kelly File, Cheney said “I think they [the Obama Administration] have in fact ....

  • New Palestinian government to pave way for ending division: US center

    Date: 2014-06-03 14:33:19 GMT - USA - World - SN:99 - ID:758567

    WASHINGTON, June 3 (MENA) - American working group center for Palestinian affairs has voiced hope that the formation of a new Palestinian government could end internal division. The formation of a unity government would be a preliminary step ....

  • U.S. base In Kyrgyzstan officially closes

    Date: 2014-06-03 13:50:56 GMT - Russia - World - SN:87 - ID:758682

    BISHKEK, June 3 (MENA) - The United States has officially closed the Manas air base in Kyrgyzstan more than one month before the lease on the base was due to expire, RFE/RL reported. At a ceremony on June 3 to hand over a symbolic "key" to the ....

  • 'Muslim School Plot' fears were raised In 1994

    Date: 2014-06-03 12:46:51 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:76 - ID:758415

    LONDON, June 3 (MENA) - Fears that hardline Muslim governors have been infiltrating Birmingham schools go back at least two decades, and were raised with the government in 1994, Sky News reported Tuesday. Senior leaders at three schools in ....

  • Obama announces $1bn fund for European Reassurance Initiative

    Date: 2014-06-03 12:44:52 GMT - Poland - World - SN:75 - ID:758418

    WARSAW, June 3 (MENA) - US President Barack Obama has announced plans for a $1 billion (£ 600 million) fund to increase US military deployments to Europe, during a visit to Poland, the BBC reported Tuesday. Obama, who will meet Nato leaders amid ....

  • S. Korea plans to sharply cut greenhouse gas emissions by 2018

    Date: 2014-06-03 12:31:31 GMT - south korea - World - SN:71 - ID:758414

    SEOUL, June 3 (MENA) - South Korea plans to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from the local industrial sector by 6.25 million tons this year and to increase the annual reduction volume by ninefold over the next five years, Yonhap News Agency ....

  • Most Americans think Snowden did the right thing - Poll says

    Date: 2014-06-03 12:17:21 GMT - USA - World - SN:68 - ID:758431

    WASHINGTON, June 3 (MENA) - Nearly a year after Edward Snowden first leaked classified documents revealing the extent of National Security Agency surveillance programs, more than half of employed Americans believe he was in the right, Newsweek ....

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