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  • Way to Jerusalem conf. hold US responsible for Israeli violations against Al-Aqsa Mosque

    Date: 2014-05-01 14:26:27 GMT - Jordan - World - SN:86 - ID:698188

    AMMAN, May 1 (MENA) - The 1st international conference "The Way to Jerusalem" has held the United States responsible for Israel's continued violations against Al-Aqsa Mosque and Islamic and Christian holy places. The US always uses its veto power ....

  • Two prisoners killed in deadly 'gas blast' at jail in Pensacola, Florida

    Date: 2014-05-01 13:33:44 GMT - USA - World - SN:81 - ID:698112

    WASHINGTON, May 1 (MENA) - Two jail inmates were killed and more than 100 injured in an apparent gas explosion in a Florida jail, the BBC reported, quoting local officials as having said Part of the Escambia County jail in Pensacola collapsed ....

  • Putin calls stopping violence in Ukraine most important thing in conversation with Merkel

    Date: 2014-05-01 12:38:29 GMT - Russia - World - SN:72 - ID:698059

    MOSCOW, May 1 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin in a telephone conversation with German Chancellor Angela Merkel said that today the most important thing for the settlement of the Ukrainian crisis was the withdrawal of military units from ....

  • Merkel asks Putin's help release military observers in southeastern Ukraine

    Date: 2014-05-01 11:43:50 GMT - Russia - World - SN:57 - ID:697969

    MOSCOW, May 1 (MENA) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel asked Russian President Vladimir Putin in a phone conversation to help release the detained military observers detained in southeastern Ukraine, the Kremlin's Press Service said Thursday. "The ....

  • S. Korean military drone crashes into mountain near Seoul

    Date: 2014-05-01 11:27:00 GMT - south korea - World - SN:53 - ID:697967

    SEOUL, May 1 (MENA) - A South Korean military drone crashed into a mountain near Seoul on Thursday, but no one was hurt, Yonhap News Agency quoted an army official as saying on Thursday. The RQ-101 crashed into a mountain in Yangju, just north of ....

  • 100 injured by gas explosion at Florida jail

    Date: 2014-05-01 10:09:06 GMT - USA - World - SN:36 - ID:697768

    WASHINGTON, May 1 (MENA) - At least 100 inmates and corrections officers were injured late Wednesday after a gas explosion at a Florida jail, the BBC reported. The explosion happened around 11 p.m. CDT Wednesday in Escambia County jail's booking ....

  • Ukraine detains Russian military attaché for spying

    Date: 2014-05-01 07:43:30 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:23 - ID:697524

    KIEV, May 1 (MENA) - Ukraine detained Russia's military attaché to Kiev on suspicion of spying and ordered the diplomat to leave the country, BBC reported. Interfax-Ukraine, citing the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry, said the unnamed diplomat was ....

  • Iran congratulates Iraq for successful holding of parliamentary elections

    Date: 2014-05-01 07:39:48 GMT - Iran - World - SN:21 - ID:697505

    TEHRAN, May 1 (MNEA) – Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian early Thursday congratulated successful holding of Iraqi parliamentary elections, IRNA News Agency reported. "Today the world is a ....

  • US warns of new generation of global terrorists

    Date: 2014-05-01 06:15:26 GMT - USA - World - SN:10 - ID:697424

    WASHINGTON, May 1 (MENA) - The worldwide terror threat is evolving as Al-Qaeda-linked groups and other militants become increasingly violent and a new generation of global terrorists is spawned in Syria, the Daily Star quoted a US report as warning ....

  • US military intelligence chief stepping down

    Date: 2014-05-01 05:09:27 GMT - USA - World - SN:3 - ID:697406

    WASHINGTON, May 1 (MENA) - The head of the US Defense Intelligence Agency and his deputy will step down later this year, Pentagon officials said on Wednesday. Lieutenant General Michael Flynn, who had served as director of the DIA since July ....

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