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  • US approves $295.6 million military equipment sale to Iraq: Pentagon

    Date: 2017-04-19 22:49:31 GMT - USA - World - SN:99 - ID:6775995

    WASHINGTON, April 19 (MENA) - The US State Department has approved the sale of $295.6 million worth of military equipment to Iraq for artillery and infantry Kurdish peshmerga units, CNBC reported. The equipment requested by the Iraqi government ....

  • Lavrov: Idlib chemical incident 'provocation aimed at undermining ceasefire'

    Date: 2017-04-19 22:40:50 GMT - Russia - World - SN:98 - ID:6775928

    MOSCOW, April 19 (MENA) - Moscow considers the chemical weapons incident in the Syrian province of Idlib a provocation and an attempt to undermine the ceasefire in the country, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Wednesday in phone talks ....

  • Sarin or similar used in Syria’s Idlib attack - chemical weapons watchdog

    Date: 2017-04-19 22:19:31 GMT - Netherlands - World - SN:97 - ID:6775931

    THE HAGUE, April 19 (MENA) – The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons said on Wednesday that sarin or a similar banned toxin was used in an attack in Syria's Idlib province on April 4 that killed nearly 90 people. In a report ....

  • Trump orders review of Iran nuclear deal

    Date: 2017-04-19 22:03:54 GMT - USA - World - SN:96 - ID:6775826

    WASHINGTON, April 19 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump has directed the National Security Council to review the international agreement on Iran's nuclear program and evaluate whether suspending sanctions “is vital to the national security interests ....

  • Global/PRNews(2): Bechtel Selected to Deliver Major Petrochemicals Project in Egypt

    Date: 2017-04-19 18:48:53 GMT - USA - World - SN:86 - ID:6775872

    Bechtel Selected to Deliver Major Petrochemicals Project in Egypt Award Builds on Company's Extensive Experience in the Middle East HOUSTON, April 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/MENA/ -- Bechtel, a global leader in engineering, procurement, and ....

  • Global/PRNews(1):UN report: Social network payments now reach nearly US$3 trillion in China

    Date: 2017-04-19 17:40:42 GMT - China - World - SN:80 - ID:6775778

    Payments on messaging and e-commerce platforms set to increase China's GDP by $236 billion by 2025, unlocking new economic opportunities for people and small businesses BEIJING and NEW YORK, April 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ MENA/-- A new UN ....

  • Russia notes new provocations in Syria similar to Idlib chemical incident -- FM

    Date: 2017-04-19 16:22:05 GMT - Russia - World - SN:73 - ID:6775580

    MOSCOW, April 19 (MENA) - Moscow notes recent attempts at provocations similar to this month's chemical weapons incident in northwestern Syria, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said Wednesday. "We feel the recent attempts to organize ....

  • Putin to discuss Syrian settlement with Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi

    Date: 2017-04-19 14:57:59 GMT - Russia - World - SN:65 - ID:6775431

    MOSCOW, April 19 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet with Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the United Arab Emirates’ Armed Forces Mohammed bin Zayed al Nahyan on Thursday, the Kremlin press service ....

  • Russia ready to cooperate with all Libyan political forces - Foreign Ministry

    Date: 2017-04-19 12:52:45 GMT - Russia - World - SN:48 - ID:6775171

    MOSCOW, April 19 (MENA) - Russian authorities are ready to cooperate with all the warring parties in Libya in order to restore unity in the North African state, Sputnik quoted the Russian Foreign Ministry as saying in a statement on Wednesday. On ....

  • US army: Int'l coalition launches 16 raids on Daesh posts in Syria

    Date: 2017-04-19 11:42:02 GMT - USA - World - SN:42 - ID:6775017

    WASHINGTON, April 19 (MENA) - The US army announced that fighters of the international coalition launched 16 raids on the posts of Daesh terrorist group in Raqqa, Deir Ezzor and Hasaka in northeastern Syria over the past 24 hours. At least two ....

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