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  • Breakdown in baggage carousel system in Jeddah airport causes delays to three EgyptAir flights

    Date: 2014-02-10 17:10:40 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:150 - ID:548036

    CAIRO, Feb 10 (MENA) - The breakdown in the baggage carousel system in the Pilgrims City at King Abdulaziz International Airport in Jeddah caused delay in three EgyptAir fights coming from Jeddah to Cairo for about two hours, said Head of the ....

  • US commander says Osprey training in Okinawa can be halved

    Date: 2014-02-10 17:09:18 GMT - Japan - World - SN:148 - ID:548055

    TOKYO, Feb 10 (MENA) - The top commander of US forces in Japan expressed confidence Monday that around half of their training using MV-22 Osprey transport aircraft can be conducted outside Okinawa Prefecture, Kyodo news agency reported. "I don't ....

  • Ashton stresses need to stop terrorist attacks in Egypt

    Date: 2014-02-10 15:33:11 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:132 - ID:547841

    CAIRO, Feb 10 (MENA) - EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton stressed the need to promptly halt what the European Union considers as "terrorist attacks" in Egypt. In statements on the sidelines of the formal EU foreign ministers meeting in ....

  • Egypt assistant minister, Belarusian ambassador hold talks

    Date: 2014-02-10 15:26:11 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:130 - ID:547741

    CAIRO, Feb 10 (MENA) - Assistant Foreign Minister for Economic Affairs and International Cooperation Magdi Radi held talks on Monday with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Belarus to Egypt Sergei Rachkov. During the meeting, the two ....

  • 2nd credit line to be signed with number of Egyptian banks soon - Italian technical cooperation agency

    Date: 2014-02-10 15:23:21 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:128 - ID:547743

    CAIRO, Feb 10 (MENA) - Director of the Italian Technical Cooperation agency Marco Platzer said that a second credit line will be signed with a number of Egyptian banks soon. In statements during the Euro-Mediterranean Conference, Platzer said ....

  • David Cameron in EU Africa summit dilemma after Robert Mugabe invited

    Date: 2014-02-10 14:23:33 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:112 - ID:547547

    LONDON, Feb 10 (MENA) - David Cameron faces a dilemma over whether to attend a summit between Africa and the European Union after President Robert Mugabe was formally invited to attend. The invitation comes despite Zimbabwe's leader being ....

  • White House reportedly struggling to target US citizen with drone attack

    Date: 2014-02-10 14:20:41 GMT - USA - World - SN:109 - ID:547680

    WASHINGTON, Feb 10 (MENA) - An American citizen who is a member of Al Qaeda is actively planning attacks against Americans overseas, US officials say, and the Obama administration is wrestling with whether to kill him with a drone strike and how to ....

  • Burundi floods: Many dead in Bujumbura

    Date: 2014-02-10 13:55:08 GMT - Burundi - World - SN:102 - ID:547504

    BUJUMBURA, Feb 10 (MENA) - At least 50 people are reported to have died after floods and landslides hit the Burundi capital, Bujumbura. It is not yet possible to give accurate figures because bodies may be hidden in the mud or under debris. One ....

  • Austria supports diplomatic solution to Iranian nuclear file

    Date: 2014-02-10 13:37:46 GMT - Austria - World - SN:99 - ID:547214

    VIENNA, Feb 10 (MENA) - The Austrian Foreign Ministry said Monday that Austria supports a diplomatic solution to Iran's nuclear file, welcoming the choice of Vienna as the venue of the coming round of negotiations between Iran and six world powers ....

  • Obama and Hollande: France and the U.S. enjoy a renewed alliance

    Date: 2014-02-10 13:12:02 GMT - France - World - SN:93 - ID:546921

    PARIS, Feb 10 (MENA) - US President Barack Obama and visiting French President Francois Hollande are traveling Monday to the city of Charlottesville, where they will give speeches and tour the historic home of the third U.S. president, Thomas ....

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