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  • UNHCR increasingly concerned over long-time stranded Tawergha people in Libya

    Date: 2018-02-23 12:57:39 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:31 - ID:7261182

    GENEVA, Feb 23 (MENA) - The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) is concerned at the plight of several hundred Libyan families prevented by armed groups from returning to their homes in the city of Tawergha and now stranded in difficult conditions, the agency ....

  • Trump’s stance on guns puts pressure on Congress

    Date: 2018-02-23 12:33:41 GMT - USA - World - SN:30 - ID:7261206

    WASHINGTON, Feb 23 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump’s calls for changes to gun laws in the wake of last week’s Florida school shooting push Congress toward a new politically fraught debate just months before the midterm elections, The Wall Street ....

  • America no longer 'Nation Of Immigrants,' USCIS says

    Date: 2018-02-23 12:30:30 GMT - USA - World - SN:29 - ID:7261165

    NEW YORK, Feb 23 (MENA) - The federal agency that issues green cards and grants citizenship to people from foreign countries has stopped characterizing the United States as "a nation of immigrants," The New York Times reported. The director of ....

  • Ivanka Trump arrives in S. Korea

    Date: 2018-02-23 11:15:17 GMT - south korea - World - SN:19 - ID:7261010

    SEOUL, Feb 23 (MENA) - Ivanka Trump, the daughter of US President Donald Trump, who serves as a senior adviser to the president, has arrived at Incheon International Airport, west of Seoul in South Korea on Friday, heading a US delegation to closing ....

  • Cyprus sides with international law while Turkey tries to impose its will through using force- Cypriot FΜ

    Date: 2018-02-23 11:11:20 GMT - Cyprus - World - SN:17 - ID:7260963

    NICOSIA, Feb 23 (MENA) - Cypriot Foreign Minister Ioannis Kasoulides said that the international community ignores the fact that Turkey uses force or threatens to use force in the case of Cyprus’ exclusive economic zone. Addressing a seminar on ....

  • Indian Army destroys Pakistani post in Jammu, Kashmir

    Date: 2018-02-22 23:02:09 GMT - India - World - SN:94 - ID:7260704

    NEW DELHI, Feb 22 (MENA) - The Indian Army on Thursday destroyed a Pakistani post along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district, The Times of India reported quoting sources as saying. The troops targeted the Pakistani ....

  • Pence: US will not certify Iran nuclear deal

    Date: 2018-02-22 22:52:41 GMT - USA - World - SN:93 - ID:7260698

    WASHINGTON, Feb 22 (MENA) - The Trump administration will not certify the Iran nuclear deal, US Vice President Mike Pence said Thursday, increasing the likelihood of re-imposition of US sanctions on international sales of Iranian crude, Al Hurra ....

  • 12 Taliban militants killed in US airstrike

    Date: 2018-02-22 17:01:02 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:66 - ID:7260204

    Kabul, Feb 22 (MENA) - Local security officials announced that at least 12 Taliban insurgents were killed in an airstrike conducted by the US forces in southern Uruzgan province of Afghanistan. According to the officials, the airstrike was ....

  • US says Cyprus has right to explore EEZ

    Date: 2018-02-22 15:10:23 GMT - Cyprus - World - SN:54 - ID:7259976

    NICOSIA, Feb 22 (MENA) - US Ambassador to Cyprus Kathleen A. Doherty said the US feels very strongly that the Republic of Cyprus has the right to explore and exploit its resources in the exclusive economic zone, Fox news reported. The ambassador ....

  • Efforts continue to resolve crisis of Eni operations at EEZ

    Date: 2018-02-22 12:58:07 GMT - Cyprus - World - SN:35 - ID:7259572

    NICOSIA, Feb 22 (MENA) - Efforts to settle the problem of Italian Eni company, which explores for gas in Cyprus’ Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) in Eastern Mediterranean, are continuing, Foreign Minister Ioannis Kasoulides has said. Turkey tried ....

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