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  • Algeria welcomes new Lebanese Cabinet

    Date: 2014-02-16 19:18:55 GMT - Algeria - World - SN:149 - ID:558939

    ALGIERS, Feb 16 (MENA) - Algeria welcomed Sunday the formation of a new Lebanese national unity government. The Foreign Ministry said Sunday that Algeria was very much satisfied with the formation of Lebanon's new government led by Prime Minister ....

  • Ukraine’s opposition supporters leave regional government buildings

    Date: 2014-02-16 18:56:14 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:145 - ID:558867

    KIEV, Feb 16 (MENA) - Ukraine’s opposition supporters have left four regional government buildings in the Lvov, Ivano-Frankovsk, Ternopol and Poltava regions, a lawmaker representing the Batkivshchina party told Itar-Tass on Sunday. “The ....

  • Cuba condemns coup attempt in Venezuela

    Date: 2014-02-16 18:23:48 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:138 - ID:558843

    CAIRO, Feb 16 (MENA) - Cuba condemned the ongoing coup d’état attempts against Venezuela government, as well as the violent actions that resulted in death and dozens of injured people. A statement released by the Cuba embassy in Cairo on Sunday ....

  • Seoul follows up developments of Taba terrorist attack

    Date: 2014-02-16 17:57:06 GMT - south korea - World - SN:134 - ID:558919

    SEOUL, Feb 16 (MENA) - South Korea announced on Sunday that it sent its consul to Egypt where a terror bombing occurred earlier in the day, according to Yonhap news agency. The bombing, which hit Egypt's Sinai tourist city of Taba, has left three ....

  • U.S. Embassy in Cairo condemns Taba terror attack

    Date: 2014-02-16 17:15:33 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:127 - ID:558920

    CAIRO, Feb 16 (MENA) - The U.S. Embassy in Cairo condemns in the strongest terms Sunday’s terrorist attack on a tourist bus in Taba. There is absolutely no justification for such cowardly attacks, the embassy said in a statement. The embassy ....

  • Syria security risk a big problem for UK - Brokenshire

    Date: 2014-02-16 15:31:37 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:114 - ID:558664

    LONDON, Feb 16 (MENA) - The "security concern" for the UK posed by individuals who have trained and fought in Syria is "a big problem" for MI5 and the police, the immigration minister has said. James Brokenshire told the BBC "a significant and ....

  • Bomb derails train in south-west Pakistan, kills 8, injures 30

    Date: 2014-02-16 13:52:33 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:83 - ID:558458

    ISLAMABAD, Feb 16 (MENA) - A bomb derailed a train in southwest Pakistan on Sunday, killing eight people, police said, according to Russia Today. Three of the dead were children and another 30 people were wounded by the blast in Kashmor ....

  • 250 jihadis spark UK terror alert

    Date: 2014-02-16 11:50:06 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:54 - ID:557928

    LONDON, Feb 16 (MENA) - The full scale of the terrorist threat to Britain can be revealed today with the disclosure that about 250 British-based jihadis who went to train and fight in Syria have returned home, The Sunday Times said. Senior ....

  • FM meets UN secretary general for political affairs

    Date: 2014-02-16 11:49:37 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:53 - ID:558087

    CAIRO, Feb 16 (MENA) - Foreign Minister Nabil Fahmy received here Sunday United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs Jeffrey Feltman. During the meeting, the two sides discussed a host of regional issues in the Middle East and ....

  • Turkish president replaces governors

    Date: 2014-02-16 11:47:12 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:51 - ID:557915

    ANKARA, Feb 16 (MENA) - Turkish President Abdullah Gül sanctioned a decree to transfer eight governors and send six others to other posts at the Interior Ministry. The decree was published in the Official Gazette Sunday morning. The wave of ....

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