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  • Iran seesawing on social media, nuclear policy may reflect infighting -- US paper

    Date: 2013-09-18 17:26:33 GMT - USA - World - SN:120 - ID:295637

    LOS ANGELES, Sept 18 (MENA) - One day Facebook is a handy way for Iranian government ministers to confer with the people and the next it can be denounced as "a Zionist tool", Los Angeles Times said Wednesday as it analyzed Iran's seesawing social ....

  • Gates, Panetta question Obama's Syria strategy

    Date: 2013-09-18 17:16:58 GMT - USA - World - SN:117 - ID:295861

    WASHINGTON, Sept 18 (MENA) - US President Barack Obama's first two defense secretaries questioned his Syria strategy and said they would have told him not to seek Congress' approval for a strike on Syrian President Bashar Assad's forces, the USA ....

  • UN inspector: Team to return to Syria within weeks

    Date: 2013-09-18 16:54:09 GMT - Sweden - World - SN:113 - ID:295816

    STOCKHOLM, Sept 18 (MENA) – The chief UN chemical weapons inspector says his team will return to Syria "within weeks" to complete the investigation it had started before the Aug 21 gas attack of other alleged chemical weapons attacks in the ....

  • Obama waives ban on arming terrorists to allow aid to Syrian opposition -- report

    Date: 2013-09-18 16:10:13 GMT - USA - World - SN:99 - ID:295505

    US/Syria Obama waives ban on arming terrorists to allow aid to Syrian opposition -- report WASHINGTON, Sept 18 (MENA) - US President Obama waived a provision of federal law designed to prevent the supply of arms to terrorist groups to ....

  • Mexico storms, landslides claim lives of 57 persons

    Date: 2013-09-18 15:49:37 GMT - Mexico - World - SN:91 - ID:294873

    Mexico/Storms Mexico storms, landslides claim lives of 57 persons MEXICO CITY, Sept 18 (MENA) - More than 2,000 tourists have been airlifted by the army from the Mexican resort of Acapulco following deadly floods caused by Tropical Storm ....

  • Limited number of MB members stage protest outside Italian consulate in Alex.

    Date: 2013-09-18 15:08:00 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:82 - ID:295578

    Egypt/MB Limited number of MB members stage protest outside Italian consulate in Alex. ALEXANDRIA, Egypt, Sept 18 (MENA) - A limited number of members of the Muslim Brotherhood (MB) group staged a protest outside the Italian Consulate in ....

  • Taliban kill Afghan election official in Kunduz province

    Date: 2013-09-18 14:12:16 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:72 - ID:295475

    Afghanistan/Taliban Taliban kill Afghan election official in Kunduz province KABUL, Sept 18 (MENA) - The head of Afghanistan's electoral commission in Kunduz province has been shot dead, the BBC reported Wednesday. Amanullah Aman was shot ....

  • Palestinian Amb.rejects Hamas' prevention of students to travel to Egypt to join universities

    Date: 2013-09-18 14:03:12 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:68 - ID:295422

    Egypt/Palestine Palestinian Amb.rejects Hamas' prevention of students to travel to Egypt to join universities CAIRO, Sept 18 (MENA) - Palestinian Ambassador in Cairo Barakat al-Farra said a decision by the Egyptian authorities to ....

  • Russia’s UN envoy urges inspectors’ return to Syria

    Date: 2013-09-18 13:57:41 GMT - Russia - World - SN:62 - ID:295424

    Russia/UN/Politics Russia’s UN envoy urges inspectors’ return to Syria MOSCOW, Sept 18 (MENA) - Russia’s UN envoy Vitaly Churkin called for an “immediate return” of organization’s inspectors to Syria for additional investigations into ....

  • Russia says UN report on Syria attack preconceived

    Date: 2013-09-18 13:57:07 GMT - Russia - World - SN:61 - ID:295349

    Russia/US Russia says UN report on Syria attack preconceived MOSCOW, Sept 18 (MENA) - Russia denounced UN investigators' findings on a poison gas attack in Syria as preconceived and tainted by politics on Wednesday. "We are disappointed, to ....

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