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  • Netanyahu calls for "stopping attacks on Kerry"

    Date: 2014-02-04 08:04:28 GMT - Israel - World - SN:19 - ID:536270

    GAZA CITY, Feb 4 (MENA) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyau called on his Likud party ministers and MKs to stop criticizing US Secretary of State John Kerry. He said that any disagreement between the US and Israel should be discussed ....

  • Russia says Syria committed to abandoning chemical arms

    Date: 2014-02-03 21:37:16 GMT - Russia - World - SN:155 - ID:536029

    MOSCOW, Feb 3 (MENA) - Russia stepped up its defense of Damascus on Monday in a dispute with the West over delays in the elimination of Syria’s chemical arsenal, saying that President Bashar al-Assad’s government was not to blame and that a June ....

  • Russia to form United space corporation

    Date: 2014-02-03 21:10:29 GMT - Russia - World - SN:153 - ID:535990

    MOSCOW, Feb. 3 (MENA) - Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has signed a government decree on the formation of the United Rocket and Space Corporation (URSC) in the Research Institute for Space Instrument Engineering, local media reported. The ....

  • Afghan forces seize rockets in capital Kabul

    Date: 2014-02-03 21:03:30 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:152 - ID:535993

    KABUL, Feb 3 (MENA) - The Afghan national security forces discovered and seized several rockets during an operation in capital Kabul, Khaama Press ‏quoted security officials as saying on Monday. Kabul police spokesman, Hashmat Stanekzai, ....

  • Russia denies US warships in Black Sea

    Date: 2014-02-03 20:26:15 GMT - Russia - World - SN:147 - ID:535909

    MOSCOW, Feb. 3 (MENA) - No US warships have entered the Black Sea, the Russian Defense Ministry’s official spokesman said on Monday. “The US Navy ships - USS Ramage destroyer and USS Mount Whitney command ship – did not enter the Black Sea on ....

  • US finalizes evacuation plans for Americans at Sochi Olympics

    Date: 2014-02-03 19:58:45 GMT - USA - World - SN:142 - ID:535910

    WASHINGTON , Feb. 3 (MENA) - The U.S. military is putting the final touches on a series of orders that will put transport aircraft on standby status to assist in the evacuation of Americans, should that become necessary, at the Olympic Games in ....

  • European rights envoy to visit Ukraine

    Date: 2014-02-03 18:01:26 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:130 - ID:535756

    STRASBOURG, Feb 3 (MENA) - Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights Nils Muiznieks is planning to visit Ukraine on February 4-10, the commissioner’s press service reported on Monday. The commissioner will focus on human rights aspects of ....

  • Yellen sworn in as Fed chair

    Date: 2014-02-03 18:00:47 GMT - USA - World - SN:128 - ID:535762

    WASHINGTON, Feb 3 (MENA) - Janet Yellen was sworn in on Monday to succeed Ben Bernanke, becoming the first woman to lead the US Federal Reserve in its 100-year history. Yellen, who was confirmed by the Senate last month, was sworn in by Fed ....

  • Putin regrets Moscow school shooting

    Date: 2014-02-03 17:29:23 GMT - Russia - World - SN:123 - ID:535705

    MOSCOW, Feb 3 (MENA) - The incident, which occurred in a Moscow school on Monday when a high-school student brought a gun to school and opened fire is a tragedy and more attention should be paid to the upbringing of young generations, Russian ....

  • UN-AL deputy joint special representative resigns

    Date: 2014-02-03 17:08:27 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:113 - ID:535641

    NEW YORK, Feb 3 (MENA) - United Nations and League of Arab States Deputy Joint Special Representative Nasser al-Kidwa has confirmed to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon his intention to leave his current position, effective this week, the UN News ....

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