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  • OPCW to hold meeting on Syria on Monday -- Moscow

    Date: 2018-04-11 18:27:45 GMT - Russia - World - SN:72 - ID:7345282

    MOSCOW, April 11 (MENA) - The Executive Council of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) will hold a special meeting on April 16 to discuss the Syria situation, Russia’s OPCW Permanent Mission announced on Wednesday. "A ....

  • UN condemns killing of peacekeeper in Central African Republic

    Date: 2018-04-11 18:07:27 GMT - USA - World - SN:71 - ID:7345255

    NEW YORK, April 11 (MENA) - The United Nations has condemned the killing of a Rwandan peacekeeper in Central African Republic, Voice of America reported on Wednesday. A statement by the spokesman for the secretary-general said the killing ....

  • Strike on Assad for chemical attack unlikely to advance wider US goals in Syria -- report

    Date: 2018-04-11 17:32:47 GMT - USA - World - SN:68 - ID:7345225

    WASHINGTON, April 11 (MENA) - Deliberations over how and when to impose punishment for the latest apparent chemical weapons attack in Syria have overshadowed a deeper internal debate over the Trump administration’s overall goals there, and whether a ....

  • Interior ministry advises foreigners willing to enter Egypt to apply via official website

    Date: 2018-04-11 16:58:10 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:66 - ID:7345146

    CAIRO, April 11 (MENA) - The Interior Ministry has advised foreigners willing to get visas to enter Egypt to apply via the state's official website ( The ministry made the announcement Wednesday after the US Gcl ....

  • Russian MP denies media reports that Assad left Syria

    Date: 2018-04-11 12:21:42 GMT - Russia - World - SN:44 - ID:7344515

    MOSCOW, April 11 (MENA) - Russian MP Dmitry Sablin, who is coordinator of the State Duma group for ties with Syria’s parliament, denied media reports that Syrian President Bashar al Assad and his family have allegedly left the republic, TASS news ....

  • Syria: 500 Douma patients had chemical attack symptoms, says WHO

    Date: 2018-04-11 11:33:19 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:36 - ID:7344291

    GENEVA, April 11 (MENA) - The World Health Organization (WHO) has said an estimated 500 people went to health facilities with “signs and symptoms consistent with exposure to toxic chemicals” after the attack on the rebel-held town of Douma in Syria ....

  • Retired Indonesian general says he’ll run for president

    Date: 2018-04-11 10:56:06 GMT - Indonesia - World - SN:35 - ID:7344290

    JAKARTA, April 11 (MENA) - Retired Indonesian Gen. Prabowo Subianto says he’ll run for president in an election due next year, confirming an establishment challenger to current president Joko “Jokowi” Widodo, according to media reports. The ....

  • French Daesh fighter among 8 killed in Afghanistan: MoD

    Date: 2018-04-11 08:15:07 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:13 - ID:7343910

    KABUL, April 11 (MENA) - The Ministry of Defense of Afghanistan says at least eight militants including a French national apparently fighting in Daesh ranks have been killed in northern Jawzjan province of Afghanistan, Khaama Press news agency ....

  • Chad taken off US travel ban list

    Date: 2018-04-11 07:41:59 GMT - USA - World - SN:9 - ID:7343848

    WASHINGTON, April 11 (MENA) - The United States announced Tuesday the lifting of its six-month ban on visitors and immigrants from Chad, saying the country had met key security requirements for vetting travelers, France 24 reported. "The ....

  • Globalization accords with common interests of all countries: Chinese president

    Date: 2018-04-10 22:52:14 GMT - China - World - SN:101 - ID:7343365

    HAINAN, April 10 (MENA) - Globalization accords with the common interests of all countries, Chinese President Xi Jinping said Tuesday when meeting with Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte at the Boao Forum for Asia annual conference, Xinhuanet ....

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