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  • Israel summons Swedish envoy to protest UNESCO vote on Jerusalem

    Date: 2017-05-03 13:02:06 GMT - Israel - World - SN:48 - ID:6795117

    GAZA CITY, May 3 (MENA) - Israel summoned Swedish Ambassador Carl Magnus Nesser to the Foreign Ministry on Wednesday to protest Sweden's vote on Tuesday in favor of the UNESCO resolution disavowing Israel's sovereignty in Jerusalem, Israeli ....

  • Lawmaker says Putin-Trump phone call was constructive

    Date: 2017-05-03 11:53:18 GMT - Russia - World - SN:41 - ID:6794933

    MOSCOW, May 3 (MENA) - Tuesday’s telephone conversation between Russian and US presidents was long and productive and the Russian-US dialog is not stalled, the chairman of the Federation Council’s international affairs committee, Konstantin ....

  • Daesh claims responsibility for Kabul suicide attack

    Date: 2017-05-03 10:25:36 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:30 - ID:6794837

    KABUL, May 3 (MENA) - The Daesh terrorist group claimed responsibility for a deadly suicide attack that took place in Kabul early Wednesday, the Afghan news agency Khaama Press reported. The group in a statement released in Arabic language ....

  • 4 hardcore terrorists tried by military courts hanged in Pakistan

    Date: 2017-05-03 08:52:54 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:17 - ID:6794607

    ISLAMABAD, May 3 (MENA) - Four hardcore terrorists, tried by Military Courts, were executed, Geo News reported on its website. The terrorists were involved in the killing of innocent civilians and attacking the armed forces of Pakistan and law ....

  • Attack on US convoy kills 8 Afghans, wounds 3 US soldiers

    Date: 2017-05-03 07:25:52 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:9 - ID:6794506

    KABUL, May 3 (MENA) - A suicide car bomber struck a US military convoy in the Afghan capital on Wednesday, killing at least eight Afghan civilians and wounding three US service members, ABC News reported. Najib Danish, deputy spokesman for the ....

  • Russian military advisor killed in Syria

    Date: 2017-05-02 22:39:26 GMT - Russia - World - SN:101 - ID:6794293

    MOSCOW, May 2 (MENA) – The Russian Defense Ministry said in a report that a Russian military advisor was killed in Syria in a gunfire opened by a militant sniper at a unit of the Syrian Army, TASS news agency reported. "Militants' gunfire at a ....

  • Russian Defense Ministry says it never exported HAB-250 bombs

    Date: 2017-05-02 22:31:59 GMT - Russia - World - SN:99 - ID:6794172

    MOSCOW, May 2 (MENA) – The Russian Defense Ministry said on Tuesday that Moscow has never exported HAB-250 bombs and never stuffed them with the nerve agent Sarin, TASS News Agency reported. Gen Igor Konashenkov, the official spokesman for the ....

  • Syria, Ukraine crisis topped agenda of Putin, Merkel talks - Kremlin

    Date: 2017-05-02 22:15:18 GMT - Russia - World - SN:98 - ID:6794176

    MOSCOW, May 2 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin's press secretary Dmitry Peskov said Tuesday the crisis in Syria and Ukraine were highlighted in talks that gathered the president and visiting German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Sochi. In ....

  • Putin calls for unbiased probe into alleged chemical weapons incident in Syria

    Date: 2017-05-02 18:53:11 GMT - Russia - World - SN:87 - ID:6794100

    MOSCOW, May 2 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin has called for a thorough and unbiased investigation into the incident with the use of chemical weapons in Syria’s Khan Shaykhun, TASS news agency reported. "We resolutely condemn any use ....

  • Erdogan warns Turkey could 'bid goodbye' to EU

    Date: 2017-05-02 17:13:05 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:80 - ID:6794029

    ANKARA, May 2 (MENA) - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned on Tuesday that Turkey would bring the curtain down on its over half-century bid to join the European Union if new accession chapters were not opened, Sky News TV channel ....

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