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  • Islamic summit reaffirms centrality of Palestinian cause, renews support to Palestinian people

    Date: 2019-06-01 01:59:54 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - World - SN:4 - ID:7963985

    MECCA, Saudi Arabia, May 31 (MENA) - The “Mecca Declaration” final communique of the 14th Islamic Summit has largely focused on the question of Palestine and reiterated the Organization of Islamic Cooperation’s call for the Palestinians’ right to ....

  • King Salman: Palestinian cause remains top priority for Islamic countries

    Date: 2019-05-31 23:31:03 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - World - SN:56 - ID:7963905

    MECCA, Saudi Arabia, May 31 (MENA) - Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz asserted that the Palestinian cause remains a top priority of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) and an essential issue for Islamic countries until the Palestinian ....

  • NASA plans to send cargo to moon, maybe in 2020

    Date: 2019-05-31 21:59:02 GMT - USA - World - SN:53 - ID:7963832

    WASHINGTON, May 31 (MENA) - NASA is going to land on the moon again, maybe as soon as next year, The New York Times reported on Friday. It will still be a while - no sooner than 2024 - before any astronauts return, but NASA plans to send ....

  • Switzerland: 3 dead after hostage-taking at Zurich apartment

    Date: 2019-05-31 16:30:03 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:44 - ID:7963474

    GENEVA, May 31 (MENA) - Swiss police said an armed man took two women hostage at an apartment in Zurich and all three died after shots were heard, ABC News reported. Police in Switzerland's biggest city said the 60-year-old Swiss man took the ....

  • Russia to launch 2 military communications satellites in 2019

    Date: 2019-05-31 15:50:56 GMT - Russia - World - SN:42 - ID:7963530

    MOSCOW, May 31 (MENA) - Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said Friday that two modernized Meridian-M military communications satellites will be launched before the end of this year, Sputnik news agency reported. "Two upgraded communications ....

  • Moscow to expand EU blacklist to reach parity with number of banned Russians

    Date: 2019-05-31 15:48:18 GMT - Russia - World - SN:41 - ID:7963525

    MOSCOW, May 31 (MENA) - The Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement Friday that Russia will expand the list of representatives of EU member states and institutions that are banned from entering Russia, their number has been brought to parity ....

  • Putin, Russian Security Council members discuss situation in Syria’s Idlib, Kremlin says

    Date: 2019-05-31 15:32:32 GMT - Russia - World - SN:38 - ID:7963473

    MOSCOW, May 31 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin and the permanent members of the Russian Security Council have discussed the situation in Syria’s Idlib, Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov said. "The meeting discussed the situation in Idlib. ....

  • Pompeo on possible N.Korean execution: 'We're doing our best to check it out'

    Date: 2019-05-31 15:18:45 GMT - USA - World - SN:36 - ID:7963373

    WASHINGTON, May 31 (MENA) - The US is looking into reports that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un executed top North Korean officials in March after a failed summit with President Trump, The Hill reported. "We’ve seen the reporting to which you are ....

  • Thousands protest in Brazil over education cuts

    Date: 2019-05-30 21:33:41 GMT - Brazil - World - SN:76 - ID:7962632

    BRASILIA, May 30 (MENA) - Thousands of protesters took to the streets of Brazil's capital Thursday following calls for a second nationwide demonstration in as many weeks over the government's plan to slash education spending, France 24 ....

  • Modi sworn in for second term as Indian prime minister

    Date: 2019-05-30 18:54:45 GMT - India - World - SN:65 - ID:7962459

    NEW DELHI, May 30 (MENA) - Narendra Modi was sworn in for a second term as India's prime minister on Thursday after an overwhelming election victory for his Hindu nationalist party in a country of 1.3 billion people seeking swift economic change, ....

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