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  • Russia says some 2,000 rebels left Syria's Douma

    Date: 2018-04-10 22:11:39 GMT - Syria - World - SN:93 - ID:7343386

    DAMASCUS, April 1 (MENA) - Around 2,000 rebels and members of their families left the Syrian town of Douma on Tuesday, and about 4,000 more are also ready to leave it, Interfax news agency reported, citing the Russian military. RIA news agency ....

  • US backs EU Iran sanctions push

    Date: 2018-04-10 22:01:34 GMT - USA - World - SN:92 - ID:7343350

    WASHINGTON, April 10 (MENA) - The US on Tuesday welcomed a plan by some European countries to impose new sanctions on Iran. Undersecretary of the US Treasury for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence Sigal Mandelker was quoted by the US-based ....

  • Russia fails at UN in bid to create new Syria inquiry

    Date: 2018-04-10 21:55:22 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:91 - ID:7343693

    NEW YORK, April 10 (MENA) - A Russian bid to create a new inquiry into chemical weapons attacks in Syria failed at the UN Security Council on Tuesday just hours after Moscow vetoed a US-drafted resolution for an inquiry into an alleged chemical ....

  • UN: Conflict displaces almost 700,000 Syrians in deadly first months of 2018

    Date: 2018-04-10 21:47:41 GMT - Syria - World - SN:90 - ID:7343368

    DAMASCUS, April 10 (MENA) - Almost three-quarters of a million Syrians have been forced out of their homes by fighting in the first months of 2018, according to the senior UN official coordinating the crisis response. “I am deeply concerned about ....

  • UNICEF calls for protection of children in Gaza

    Date: 2018-04-10 21:36:05 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:89 - ID:7343628

    AMMAN, April (MENA) – UNICEF on Tuesday called for the protection of children in the Gaza Strip, Relief Web reported. “In the last 10 days, three children were killed and dozens more were seriously injured in the recent tragic events in the Gaza ....

  • Russia vetoes US resolution on Syria chemical weapons attack 2 last New York

    Date: 2018-04-10 20:58:37 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:86 - ID:7343654

    US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley told the council before the vote: "This resolution is the bare minimum that the council can do to respond to the attack in Syria's Douma." "Russia will not be able to support the American draft,” ....

  • Evidence of using chemical weapons in Syria 'clear, explicit' - Merkel

    Date: 2018-04-10 20:49:25 GMT - Germany - World - SN:85 - ID:7343376

    BERLIN, April 10 (MENA) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Tuesday evidence of the use of chemical weapons in Syria is "clear and explicit", ABC News reported. "I believe that the evidence that chemical weapons were used there is very clear ....

  • Russia vetoes US resolution on Syria chemical weapons attacks

    Date: 2018-04-10 20:14:01 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:82 - ID:7343653

    NEW YORK, April 10 (MENA) - Russia on Tuesday used its veto right to block a US resolution to create new expert body to determine responsibility for Syria's chemical weapons attacks. (MORE) M R E/M A F ....

  • Macron: France, Saudi agree on need to curb 2 last Paris

    Date: 2018-04-10 20:02:15 GMT - France - World - SN:81 - ID:7343553

    The French president said: “It is obvious that we will not tolerate any ballistic activity that threatens Saudi Arabia.” After a trip which has seen France and Saudi sign up for major cultural exchanges as well as discussions of war in the Middle ....

  • Macron: France, Saudi agree on need to curb Iranian ‘expansionism’

    Date: 2018-04-10 19:10:51 GMT - France - World - SN:78 - ID:7343536

    PARIS, April 10 (MENA) - French President Emmanuel Macron said Tuesday that France agreed with Saudi Arabia on the need to curb Iranian “expansionism” in the Middle East, while also announcing a conference to boost humanitarian support for Yemen, ....

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