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  • Iran approcahes UN against US over envoy ban

    Date: 2014-04-14 16:51:10 GMT - Iran - World - SN:122 - ID:667998

    TEHRAN, April 14 (MENA) - Iran has complained to the United Nations about the United States refusing to grant a visa to its newly appointed UN ambassador over his role in the 1979 hostage crisis, state news agency Irna said on Monday. Hamed ....

  • Lavrov begins talks with OPCW director-general

    Date: 2014-04-14 14:47:39 GMT - Russia - World - SN:102 - ID:667744

    MOSCOW, April 14 (MENA) - A meeting between Director-General of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) Ahmet Uzumcu and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov is taking place in Moscow on Monday, Interfax reported. Lavrov ....

  • Iran slams Israel’s attack on Palestinians in al-Aqsa

    Date: 2014-04-14 14:34:17 GMT - Iran - World - SN:95 - ID:667749

    TEHRAN, April 14 (MENA) - Iran has strongly condemned the Israeli regime’s despicable attack on Palestinians at the al-Aqsa Mosque compound in al-Quds (occupied East Jerusalem), Press TV reported Monday. “Al-Aqsa mosque is in the hearts of ....

  • 14 Taliban militants killed, 20 others detained in Afghan operations

    Date: 2014-04-14 13:36:33 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:74 - ID:667386

    KABUL, April 14 (MENA) - At least 14 Taliban militants were killed and six others injured during military operations by Afghan security forces in the past 24 hours, Khaama Press reported on Sunday. The ministry of interior affairs of Afghanistan ....

  • Israel to US: Opposing Russia would endanger our security

    Date: 2014-04-14 12:36:13 GMT - Israel - World - SN:65 - ID:667293

    GAZA, April 14 (MENA) - Israel has told the United States over the past two weeks of its concerns that taking a public stance against Russia over the invasion of Ukraine could cause real damage to its security interests, an Israeli official involved ....

  • Afghanistan confirms disappearance of ex-Taliban leader in UAE

    Date: 2014-04-14 12:22:22 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:60 - ID:667388

    KABUL, April 14 (MENA) - The ministry of foreign affairs of Afghanistan confirmed that former senior Taliban leader Agha Jan Mutasim has gone missing in the United Arab Emirates, said a local newspaper. Foreign ministry spokesman Shekib Mostaghni ....

  • Iran mounts cruise missiles on Navy vessels, coastal defense

    Date: 2014-04-14 11:43:34 GMT - Iran - World - SN:49 - ID:667248

    TEHRAN, April 14 (MENA) - Iran equipped its vessels and coastal defense units with Ghadir cruise missiles to reinforce defense measures in its territories and waters, FARS news agency reported. "Ghadir cruise missiles have been mounted on both ....

  • Japan PM seeks to enhance security relations with US

    Date: 2014-04-14 11:04:37 GMT - Japan - World - SN:44 - ID:667150

    TOKYO, April 14 (MENA) – Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Monday he hopes that Japan and the United States will strengthen their security alliance when President Barack Obama visits Tokyo next week, Kyodo news agency reported. "I want to ....

  • Three dead in shootings at US Jewish sites

    Date: 2014-04-14 08:38:44 GMT - USA - World - SN:25 - ID:666828

    WASHINGTON, April 14 (MENA) - A gunman opened fire at two Jewish facilities near Kansas City on Sunday, killing three people, CNN reported quoting police. Authorities are investigating whether the shootings were a hate crime, Overland Park Police ....

  • Australia to deploy mini-sub in search for missing Malaysian plane

    Date: 2014-04-14 07:51:37 GMT - Australia - World - SN:19 - ID:666744

    CANBERRA, April 14 (MENA) - The head of the search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 said an Australian ship will deploy an unmanned mini-sub "as soon as possible" to determine if signals detected by sound-locating equipment were from the ....

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