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  • Conflicts, protracted crises hamper progress made to end hunger in Near East, N. Africa

    Date: 2017-03-27 14:37:04 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:58 - ID:6739263

    CAIRO, March 27 (MENA) - Food security and nutrition levels in the Near East and North Africa have sharply deteriorated over the last five years, undermining the steady improvement achieved before 2010 when the prevalence of undernourishment, anemia ....

  • Desert ski slopes lay path for Egypt’s consumer-led revival

    Date: 2017-03-27 14:19:23 GMT - USA - World - SN:55 - ID:6739218

    WASHINGTON, March 27 (MENA) - Weaving through the packed parking lot toward the Mall of Egypt, a new $700 million retail palace complete with a Dubai-style indoor ski slope, it’s easy to think that the country’s economy is well and truly on the mend ....

  • Hariri reviews with number of officials developments in Lebanon, region

    Date: 2017-03-27 13:07:57 GMT - Lebanon - World - SN:51 - ID:6739087

    BEIRUT, March 27 (MENA) - Lebanese Prime Minister Saad el Hariri reviewed during his meeting with former Spanish foreign minister Miguel Ángel Moratinos the latest developments in Lebanon and the region. Hariri also discussed with Morocco’s ....

  • Egyptian popular diplomacy delegation to ask from US to put Brotherhood on terror blacklist

    Date: 2017-03-27 13:02:34 GMT - USA - World - SN:47 - ID:6739042

    WASHINGTON, March 27 (MENA) - The Egyptian popular diplomacy delegation, who started a visit to the US on Monday, will exert utmost efforts to convince the various US authorities to blacklist the Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist organization due to ....

  • Trump administration weighs deeper involvement in Yemen war

    Date: 2017-03-27 10:42:42 GMT - USA - World - SN:30 - ID:6738760

    WASHINGTON, March 27 (MENA) - Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has asked the White House to lift Obama-era restrictions on US military support for Gulf states engaged in a protracted civil war against Iranian-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen, The ....

  • Pence: Trump 'seriously considering' moving US embassy to Jerusalem

    Date: 2017-03-27 07:16:17 GMT - USA - World - SN:11 - ID:6738446

    WASHINGTON, March 27 (MENA) - US Vice President Mike Pence said that US President Donald Trump was "seriously considering" moving the US embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Al Quds (East Jerusalem), The Washington Examinar reported Monday. ....

  • Police say no indications Ohio nightclub shooting is terrorism related

    Date: 2017-03-26 21:01:27 GMT - USA - World - SN:86 - ID:6738183

    WASHINGTON, March 26 (MENA) – The scene at the Cameo Night Club was "a very horrific situation” and added on Twitter "there are no indications this incident is terrorism related,” assistant police chief Paul Neudigate said. One person was killed ....

  • Military copter crash kills 5 in Ukraine

    Date: 2017-03-26 19:26:54 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:78 - ID:6738119

    KIEV, March 26 (MENA) - At least five people were killed after an Ukrainian Mi-2 military helicopter crashed on Sunday in the eastern region of Donetsk, local media reported, citing Ukraine's Defense Ministry spokeswoman. The crash was reported ....

  • 4 killed in US small aircraft crash

    Date: 2017-03-26 18:29:01 GMT - USA - World - SN:74 - ID:6738134

    WASHINGTON, March 26 (MENA) - Four people were killed Sunday in a Cessna 210 small aircraft crash in US Alabama, Fox News reported. Investigators have determined the victims were a family traveling from Kissimmee, Florida, to Jackson, ....

  • Daesh claims responsibility for attack on Russian National Guard in Chechnya

    Date: 2017-03-26 12:57:56 GMT - Chechnya - World - SN:34 - ID:6735249

    GROZNY, Chechnya, March 24 (MENA) - The Daesh terrorist group claimed responsibility for the deadly attack on a Russian National Guard post in the Chechnya region, Sputnik reported Sunday. Six National Guard servicemen and six gunmen were killed ....

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