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  • Egypt's Shorbagy, Abouelghar to British Open round of 16

    Date: 2018-05-15 20:32:28 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:101 - ID:7402922

    LONDON, May 15 (MENA) - Egyptian squash players Marwan ElShorbagy and Mohamed Abouelghar have reached the round of 16 of the prestigious Allam British Open. World No.3 ElShorbagy overcame Commonwealth Games gold medalist James Willstrop in ....

  • Trump greets Muslims on Ramdan

    Date: 2018-05-15 19:17:48 GMT - USA - World - SN:91 - ID:7402929

    WASHINGTON, May 15 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump on Tuesday wished Muslims observing Ramadan a "blessed month", praising the occasion as a reminder of "the richness Muslims add to the religious tapestry of American life." "In the United ....

  • UNSC emergency session on Gaza kicks off

    Date: 2018-05-15 16:40:41 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:76 - ID:7402656

    NEW YORK, May 15 (MENA) - The United Nations Security Council observed a moment of silence for those killed during the deadly violence along the Israel-Gaza border before a meeting to discuss the situation there, The Washington Post reported on ....

  • Lavrov: US starts turning heat up on EU over Iran deal

    Date: 2018-05-15 14:09:47 GMT - Russia - World - SN:60 - ID:7402348

    MOSCOW, May 15 (MENA) - European countries have come under the gun from Washington over the Iranian nuclear deal, Russia’s Acting Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said at a press conference. TASS news agency quoted as saying on Tuesday "All other ....

  • Ireland summons Israeli ambassador over Gaza confrontations

    Date: 2018-05-15 13:17:16 GMT - Ireland - World - SN:53 - ID:7402173

    DUBLIN, May 15 (MENA) - Ireland summoned the Israeli ambassador in Dublin Tuesday to communicate its “shock and dismay” over the deaths of dozens of Palestinians during confrontations with Israeli security forces along the border with the Gaza ....

  • Japan deeply concerned over Gaza clashes after US embassy move to Jerusalem

    Date: 2018-05-15 09:47:47 GMT - Japan - World - SN:24 - ID:7401632

    TOKYO, May 15 (MENA) - Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono expressed regret on Tuesday over the fatal clashes in Gaza in the wake of the relocation of the US Embassy to Jerusalem. In press statements, Kono said "It is extremely regrettable. We ....

  • Cyprus concerned with serious escalation of situation in Gaza

    Date: 2018-05-15 07:24:02 GMT - Cyprus - World - SN:11 - ID:7401407

    NICOSIA, May 15 (MENA) - Cyprus government on Tuesday voiced its concern over the serious escalation of the situation in Gaza after moving the US Embassy to al Quds, Cyprus News Agency reported. Cyprus maintains the position that the final ....

  • Malaysia opposes opening of US Embassy in Jerusalem

    Date: 2018-05-15 06:52:27 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:8 - ID:7401363

    KUALA LUMPUR, May 15 (MENA) - Malaysia is strongly opposed to the decision by the United States government to the official opening of its embassy in Jerusalem that took place on Monday, Bernama News Agency reported. In a statement, the Foreign ....

  • Daesh claims attack on Indonesia police site: SITE

    Date: 2018-05-14 20:32:13 GMT - Indonesia - World - SN:114 - ID:7401091

    JAKARTA, May 14 (MENA) - Daesh has claimed a suicide bombing of a police headquarters in Indonesia's second largest city Surabaya Monday, according to the SITE monitoring group. A family of five, including a child, carried out the suicide bombing ....

  • Germany eyes goal of 1.5 percent defense spending by 2025

    Date: 2018-05-14 19:41:21 GMT - Germany - World - SN:109 - ID:7401056

    BERLIN, May 14 (MENA) - Germany's defense minister said Berlin will raise its military spending to 1.5 percent of GDP by 2025 — far short of the 2 percent goal demanded of NATO members by US President Donald Trump, ABC News reported. Defense ....

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