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  • Typhoon alert closes schools in southeast China

    Date: 2013-09-22 12:49:07 GMT - China - World - SN:41 - ID:301504

    BEIJING, Sept 22 (MENA) - The Chinese authorities have suspended classes after a powerful typhoon hit China's southeastern coast on Sunday, disrupting air traffic. Super Typhoon Usagi was monitored 404 km southeast of Hong Kong at 8 a.m. Sunday, ....

  • At least 52 killed in suicide bombing of Pakistan church

    Date: 2013-09-22 12:11:10 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:33 - ID:301318

    ISLAMABAD, Sept 22 (MENA) - A suicide bomb attack on a historic church in northwestern Pakistan killed at least 52 people and wounded over 100 Sunday, officials said, in one of the worst assaults on the country's Christian minority in years, Fox ....

  • UNSC decries terrorist attack in Nairobi

    Date: 2013-09-22 08:33:53 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:7 - ID:301093

    NEW YORK, Sept 21 (MENA) - The UN Security Council condemned "in the strongest possible terms" a deadly attack on a Nairobi shopping mall on Saturday . A press release issued late Saturday said "The members of the Security Council condemn in the ....

  • US/Israel/Iran Washington 4 As It Makes Overtures to Iran, U.S. Strives to Reassure Israel

    Date: 2013-09-21 23:08:58 GMT - USA - World - SN:127 - ID:300960

    Since Netanyahu's United Nations speech last year laying out his red lines on Iran, and especially since Obama's visit to Israel in March, the two countries have seemed in alignment. But many Israeli leaders and analysts saw Obama's zigzag response ....

  • US/Israel/Iran Washington 3 US strives to reassure Israel on Iran

    Date: 2013-09-21 23:04:26 GMT - USA - World - SN:126 - ID:300957

    While American officials have repeatedly told their Israeli counterparts that they would be cautious in their dealings with the Iranian president, the White House has also made clear that it has an obligation to test whether Rouhani’s expressions of ....

  • US/Israel/Iran Washington 2 US strives to reassure Israel on Iran

    Date: 2013-09-21 22:54:07 GMT - USA - World - SN:125 - ID:300955

    Amid news of an exchange of letters between Obama and Rouhani, and fresh discussion in Washington of negotiations that could lift sanctions against Iran, Netanyahu's office dismissed as "media spin" a raft of statements by Rouhani about the peaceful ....

  • US strives to reassure Israel on Iran

    Date: 2013-09-21 22:52:23 GMT - USA - World - SN:124 - ID:300936

    WASHINGTON, Sept 21 (MENA) – As the Obama's administration embarks on a highly visible diplomatic overture to Iran, the White House officials are engaged in a quieter, behind-the-scenes effort to reassure Israel that they will not fall for the ....

  • US/Iran Washington 5 last… Obama should take Iran's overture seriously

    Date: 2013-09-21 21:08:53 GMT - USA - World - SN:110 - ID:300872

    Obama said this week that he would test" Rouhani's sincerity. But he should do more than test — he should respond "heroically" to Iran’s diplomatic overtures, and show some flexibility of his own. But the president first needs to be clear on what he ....

  • US/Iran Washington 4… Obama should take Iran's overture seriously

    Date: 2013-09-21 21:05:53 GMT - USA - World - SN:109 - ID:300871

    One of those astute Iranian officials is Rouhani. He gets it. Rouhani realizes that only a reduction of tensions over the nuclear program can save Iran's theocracy, the US magazine said. The positive signals from his administration attest to it. ....

  • US/Iran Washington 3… Obama should take Iran's overture seriously

    Date: 2013-09-21 21:03:20 GMT - USA - World - SN:108 - ID:300870

    Then Ahmadinejad made things even worse. His economic policies increased inflation and unemployment and he thumbed his nose at Khamenei, who had supported his re-election. But more was to come. Iran's unyielding position on the nuclear program led ....

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