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  • Pentagon tries to ease Turkey's concerns with arming Kurds

    Date: 2017-05-11 20:38:33 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:74 - ID:6807542

    LONDON, May 11 (MENA) - US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis made clear Thursday that America is committed to protecting Turkey after angering its NATO ally with a deal to arm anti-Daesh fighters in Syria that Turkey considers terrorists, ABC News ....

  • New round of Syria talks in Geneva scheduled for May 16-19

    Date: 2017-05-11 20:34:32 GMT - Russia - World - SN:72 - ID:6807496

    GENEVA, May 11 (MENA) - UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura told a briefing on Thursday that a new round of intra-Syrian talks will be held in Geneva from May 16 to 19, TASS news agency reported. "We are preparing intra-Syrian new round ....

  • Russian and Israeli defense ministers discuss military cooperation

    Date: 2017-05-11 19:27:14 GMT - Russia - World - SN:66 - ID:6807501

    MOSCOW, May 11 (MENA) - Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu and his Israeli counterpart Avigdor Lieberman have held a telephone conversation to discuss bilateral military cooperation, TASS cited the Russian Defense Ministry as saying. "On May ....

  • Egypt chairs WTO Committee on Market Access

    Date: 2017-05-11 18:49:03 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:63 - ID:6807267

    GENEVA, May 11 (MENA) – World Trade Organization’s (WTO) Council for Trade in Goods in Geneva approved Thursday electing the Egyptian candidate for the presidency of the Committee on Market Access. Permanent Representative of Egypt to the United ....

  • Putin: Peaceful coexistence of Palestine, Israel guarantees Middle East stability

    Date: 2017-05-11 17:33:57 GMT - Russia - World - SN:58 - ID:6807286

    MOSCOW, May 11 (MENA) - The peaceful coexistence of Palestine and Israel is a guarantee for security and stability in the Middle East, Sputnik cited Russian President Vladimir Putin as saying on Thursday. "I emphasize that the peaceful ....

  • Daesh starved Yazidi children, told them they could eat in paradise - report

    Date: 2017-05-11 16:53:44 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:54 - ID:6807052

    LONDON, May 11 (MENA) - They made the captive children, weak from hunger, fight over a single tomato. Then the Daesh militants told them that in paradise they could eat to their hearts delight, but they could only get there by blowing themselves up, ....

  • White House: Trump nominates Mark Green as USAID administrator

    Date: 2017-05-11 06:10:27 GMT - USA - World - SN:3 - ID:6806166

    WASHINGTON, May 11 (MENA) - The White House said that US President Donald Trump’s administration has nominated an ex-congressman and former US Ambassador to Tanzania to lead the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the ....

  • Erdogan calls on Trump to reverse decision to arm Syrian Kurdish fighters

    Date: 2017-05-10 22:54:28 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:75 - ID:6806037

    ANKARA, May 10 (MENA) - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday said he hopes the United States will reverse its decision to arm Syrian Kurdish fighters who are perceived as terrorists by Ankara, Fox News reported. Erdogan said the ....

  • Putin reacts to Comey firing: "We have nothing to do with that"

    Date: 2017-05-10 22:48:57 GMT - Russia - World - SN:74 - ID:6805947

    MOSCOW, May 10 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin said the firing of former FBI Director James Comey will have "no effect" on US-Russia relations, reacting for the first time to President Trump's dramatic ouster of the man leading the probe ....

  • S. Korea’s Moon, Trump agree to maintain close cooperation over N.K. nuke threats

    Date: 2017-05-10 22:39:38 GMT - south korea - World - SN:73 - ID:6806052

    SEOUL, May 11 (MENA) - The leaders of South Korea and the United States on Wednesday vowed to maintain close cooperation in handling North Korea's nuclear threats in their first phone talks, Seoul's presidential office was cited as saying by Yonhap ....

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