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  • Turkey rejects allegations on Syria chemical weapons

    Date: 2013-09-20 15:40:50 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:63 - ID:298901

    ANKARA, Sept 20 (MENA) - The Turkish Foreign Ministry on Thursday rejected allegations that chemical weapons have been sent to neighboring Syria via Turkey, saying the charges are “impossible to take seriously,” according to Today's Zaman. “It is ....

  • Russia, Belarus begin strategic biannual exercises

    Date: 2013-09-20 15:33:37 GMT - Russia - World - SN:61 - ID:298910

    MOSCOW, Sept 20 (MENA) – About 12,000 Russian servicemen will take part in joint biannual military exercises of Russia and Belarus beginning on Friday, RIA Novosti reported. The six-day drills, code named Zapad 2013 (West 2013), will be held on ....

  • UN nuclear meeting rejects Arab push for Israel to join weapons pact

    Date: 2013-09-20 14:43:46 GMT - Austria - World - SN:51 - ID:298776

    VIENNA, Sept 20 (MENA) - Member states of the UN nuclear agency voted down an Arab-backed resolution targeting the Jewish state for criticism over its clandestine nuclear weapons arsenal, RIA Novosti reported on Friday. Fifty-one countries voted ....

  • Arab Group submits draft resolution on Israel’s nukes

    Date: 2013-09-20 12:51:45 GMT - Austria - World - SN:33 - ID:298593

    VIENNA, Sept 20 (MENA) – Representative of the Arab Group at the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Badr bin Mohammed called for keeping the “Israeli nuclear capacities” file under discussion within the body. The Arab Group will resubmit ....

  • Egyptian resolution on nuclear supervision passed at IAEA

    Date: 2013-09-20 12:46:41 GMT - Austria - World - SN:32 - ID:298563

    VIENNA, Sept 20 (MENA) – Egypt’s delegation participating in the annual meeting of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) succeeded in mobilizing international support for a resolution on applying full guarantees on nuclear facilities in ....

  • Egyptian resolution on nuclear guarantees gets intl support

    Date: 2013-09-20 12:46:17 GMT - Austria - World - SN:31 - ID:298573

    VIENNA, Sept 20 (MENA) – Head of Syria’s delegation to the annual general conference of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Ibrahim Osman expressed support to an Egyptian-proposed resolution on applying full guarantees for nuclear ....

  • Death toll of Mexico storms up to 97

    Date: 2013-09-20 10:28:33 GMT - Mexico - World - SN:17 - ID:298381

    MEXICO CITY, Sept 20 (MENA) - Mexican authorities say 97 people have been killed by storms that hit the country earlier in the week, BBC reported. In the village of La Pintada, near the Pacific coast, a landslide partially engulfed the ....

  • Venezuela: US banned presidential overflight

    Date: 2013-09-20 10:16:15 GMT - Venezuela - World - SN:14 - ID:298362

    CARACAS, Sept 20 (MENA) - Venezuela complained that Washington had barred President Nicolas Maduro from flying through US airspace and prohibited a general from later accompanying him to the United Nations. Foreign Minister Elias Jaua said ....

  • America needs neocentrist foreign policy – magazine

    Date: 2013-09-20 00:03:49 GMT - USA - World - SN:191 - ID:298177

    WASHINGTON, Sept 19 (MENA) – Washington is paralyzed over what to do in Syria. By all accounts, the president’s choices range from bad to worse, the US POLITICO magazine said on Thursday. "But Syria is actually a symptom of a deeper intellectual ....

  • In 1973 testimony, Gold Meir feared US backlash for Israeli pre-emptive strike

    Date: 2013-09-19 22:15:40 GMT - Israel - World - SN:186 - ID:298140

    WASHINGTON, Sept 19 (MENA) - Forty years later, Israel released testimony that reported fear of a US reaction to a pre-emptive strike that could have prevented the 1973 war with Egypt and Syria, the World Tribune reported. The government ....

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