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  • Afghan intelligence seizes explosive-laden truck

    Date: 2014-01-13 20:09:20 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:152 - ID:496355

    KABUL, Jan. 13 (MENA) - The Afghan intelligence announced Monday that a truck packed with 20 kg of explosives was seized in eastern Paktika province, Khaama Press reported. The National Directorate of Security (NDS) said the explosives were ....

  • Russia's Kalashnikov plans to sell 200,000 guns in US annually

    Date: 2014-01-13 17:54:35 GMT - Russia - World - SN:134 - ID:496168

    MOSCOW, Jan 13 (MENA) – Russia’s Kalashnikov gun maker is planning to sell up to 200,000 hunting and sporting rifles and shotguns in the United States every year, RIA Novosti said Monday. The recently established Kalashnikov Concern, which ....

  • Iran sends experts to Russia to choose replacement for S-300 missile system

    Date: 2014-01-13 17:43:33 GMT - Russia - World - SN:131 - ID:496144

    TEHRAN, Jan 12 (MENA) - The Iranian defense ministry is due to send a delegation to Russia to discuss the delivery of a substitute for S-300 defense shield, a legislator revealed on Monday. “I accompanied the chairman of the parliament’s National ....

  • Russian missile corvettes ready to enter service in Caspian

    Date: 2014-01-13 17:41:46 GMT - Russia - World - SN:129 - ID:496143

    MOSCOW, Jan 13 (MENA) - A pair of new missile corvettes have completed acceptance trials and will enter service in Russia’s Caspian Flotilla in the first quarter of this year, RIA Novosti quoted Russian Southern Military District as saying ....

  • Nasrallah meets Iran FM

    Date: 2014-01-13 17:35:53 GMT - Lebanon - World - SN:128 - ID:496120

    BEIRUT, Jan 13 (MENA) – Secretary General of the Lebanese Shiite movement Hezbollah Hassan Nasrallah met Monday with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohamed Javad Zarif. The two tackled the situation in Lebanon and the region during the meeting, ....

  • Kerry visits Italy tomorrow

    Date: 2014-01-13 17:30:34 GMT - France - World - SN:127 - ID:496104

    PARIS, Jan 13 (MENA) - US Secretary of State John Kerry will leave Paris on Tuesday heading to Rome for talks with Vatican officials on the Middle East peace process. A State Department spokeswoman said Kerry will meet his Italian counterpart ....

  • Financial Times publishes correction on Egypt's Halaib triangle

    Date: 2014-01-13 16:05:11 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:114 - ID:496009

    LONDON, Jan 13 (MENA) - The Financial Times published a correction on its website on Monday about Egypt's map. "Due to an error in a source map used by the FT, the graphic in last month’s special report on Egypt described the Halaib triangle ....

  • Turkish newspapers criticize Erdogan's government

    Date: 2014-01-13 15:51:32 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:112 - ID:495961

    ANKARA, Jan 13 (MENA) - A number of Turkish newspapers criticized Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, describing the government's recent activities regarding the judiciary as "civil coup." Erdogan signalled on Sunday that his government would ....

  • Turkish prosecutor to file complaint against Erdogan

    Date: 2014-01-13 15:11:06 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:101 - ID:495778

    ANKARA, Jan 13 (MENA) - Turkish Prosecutor Zekeriya Oz has said he will file a complaint against Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan for misusing his post. During his meeting with reporters on Monday, Oz, meanwhile, denied reports ....

  • Lebenese PM-designate meets Iranian FM

    Date: 2014-01-13 15:03:23 GMT - Lebanon - World - SN:102 - ID:495887

    BEIRUT, Jan 13 (MENA) - Lebanon's Prime Minister-designate Tammam Salam met on Monday with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif. Zarif met also with Lebanese President Michel Suleiman and Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri. (MENA) YY/NA ....

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