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  • Senate confirms Yellen as Fed Chair

    Date: 2014-01-07 06:07:46 GMT - USA - World - SN:3 - ID:483603

    WASHINGTON, Jan 7 (MENA) - The U.S. Senate has confirmed Janet Yellen to serve as the next chair of the Federal Reserve, after Ben Bernanke finishes his second term at the end of the month, CNN reported. Senators voted 56 to 26 in her favor, with ....

  • Palestine signs first contract for Israel's offshore natural gas

    Date: 2014-01-06 18:35:54 GMT - Israel - World - SN:161 - ID:483032

    GAZA CITY, Jan 6 (MENA) - Palestine Power Generating Company has become the first company to sign a contract with Israeli Leviathan Gas Field, Yedioth Ahronoth reported on Monday. The agreement will supply the Palestinian energy company with $1.2 ....

  • Jordan official: Netanyahu ready for land swap with Palestinians

    Date: 2014-01-06 16:56:23 GMT - Israel - World - SN:142 - ID:483019

    GAZA, Jan 6 (MENA) - A senior Jordanian politician said Monday that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has expressed willingness to a land transfer with the Palestinians, a plan touted Sunday by his foreign minister, Avigdor Lieberman, Ynet ....

  • Merkel suffers pelvic injury on ski holiday

    Date: 2014-01-06 13:14:00 GMT - Germany - World - SN:82 - ID:482490

    BERLIN, Jan 6 (MENA) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel cracked her pelvis during a skiing accident in the Swiss Alps and will have to cut back on her work schedule for the next three weeks, ABC quoted Merkel's spokesman as saying Monday. Merkel's ....

  • Foreign ministry rejects remarks by Iranian officials on Egypt

    Date: 2014-01-06 12:28:11 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:73 - ID:482349

    CAIRO, Jan 6 (MENA) - Egypt's Foreign Ministry has strongly condemned statements made by a number of Iranian officials on Egypt. The Iranian officials' statements regarding the situation in Egypt are unacceptable interference in the country's ....

  • One pilot dead, 2 injured after small jet crashes on Aspen runway in Colorado airport

    Date: 2014-01-06 09:23:04 GMT - USA - World - SN:35 - ID:481885

    NEW YORK, Jan 6 (MENA) - One pilot was killed and two others injured when their small private jet crashed while landing at the mountain-ringed Colorado airport late Sunday, the Log Angeles Times reported. Once the plane landed, it burst into ....

  • Austrian Coptic church highlights Mansour's visit to Cathedral on Christmas

    Date: 2014-01-06 09:12:09 GMT - Austria - World - SN:34 - ID:481777

    VIENNA, Jan 6 (MENA) – The Orthodox Coptic Church in Austria highlighted on its website the visit of Egyptian President Adly Mansour to the Coptic Cathedral to greet Pope Tawadros II on the Christmas Day. The Austrian church said on its website ....

  • Kerry back to Israel after talks with Arabia, Jordanian monarchs

    Date: 2014-01-06 09:07:58 GMT - Israel - World - SN:32 - ID:481776

    GAZA CITY, Jan 6 (MENA) - US Secretary of State John Kerry returned to Israel early Monday coming from Saudi Arabia. Kerry will hold talks with Israeli and Palestinian officials, according to Israel Radio. During his stay in Riyadh, Kerry met ....

  • Pakistan confirms its consistent position regarding Kashmir issue

    Date: 2014-01-06 07:55:21 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:20 - ID:481596

    ISLAMABAD, Jan 6 (MENA) - Pakistan confirmed its consistent position calling for a solution for Kashmir problem according to UN Security Council resolutions. Foreign Ministry spokesperson Tasnim Aslam said Sunday Kashmir was a disputed territory ....

  • Park voices regret over Japan's moves 'denying' history

    Date: 2014-01-06 07:45:54 GMT - south korea - World - SN:17 - ID:481595

    SEOUL, Jan 6 (MENA) - South Korean President Park Geun-hye expressed regret Monday over Japan's recent moves to "deny" its imperialist past, saying they are spoiling the atmosphere for expanding bilateral cooperation, Yonhap reported. She ....

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