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  • 32-year-old doctor of Egyptian origin could be America's first Muslim governor - report

    Date: 2017-03-03 21:48:47 GMT - USA - World - SN:80 - ID:6627169

    WASHINGTON, March 3 (MENA) - The US "Business Insider" on Friday spotlighted Abdul Rahman El-Sayed; a 32-year-old doctor of Egyptian origin, who has officially announced his campaign for Michigan governor. "Born to two Egyptian immigrants in the ....

  • Former Haitian president dies

    Date: 2017-03-03 20:38:18 GMT - Haiti - World - SN:75 - ID:6627037

    PORT AU PRINCE, March 3 (MENA) - Former Haitian President Rene Preval died Friday at the age of 74 after suffering cardiac arrest, according to Haitian media reports. Preval served two terms as president, once from 1996-2001, and again between ....

  • Brexit bill: Theresa May faces another defeat in House of Lords to stop 'no deal' EU exit, peers warn

    Date: 2017-03-03 19:28:12 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:72 - ID:6626809

    LONDON, March 3 (MENA) - Peers say Theresa May is heading for another thumping Brexit defeat in the House of Lords, to prevent her crashing Britain out of the EU with "no deal", The Independent reported on Friday. Both Labour and the Liberal ....

  • Malaysia frees N. Korean detained in Kim Jong-nam's murder

    Date: 2017-03-03 18:52:03 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:70 - ID:6626781

    SEOUL, March 3 (MENA) - Malaysia on Friday released a North Korean man detained over the killing of the North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's half brother, citing lack of sufficient evidence, Yonhap news agency reported. Ri Jong-chol, 46, was the ....

  • 23 Daesh loyalists killed in Afghanistan

    Date: 2017-03-03 14:39:54 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:54 - ID:6625569

    KABUL, March 3 (MENA) - At least 23 loyalists to Daesh terrorist group were killed in separate operations conducted in southern Zabul and eastern Nangarhar provinces of Afghanistan, Khaama reported Friday. Spokesman for the country's Defense ....

  • Security ramped up in Belgian city following Daesh treats

    Date: 2017-03-03 14:38:23 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:53 - ID:6625337

    BRUSSELS, March 3 (MENA) - Security has been ramped up at a Belgian train station after a Daesh militant filmed himself there threatening to cop off the heads of civilians and fill the streets with blood, the Daily Mail reported Friday. The ....

  • Russia denies receiving reports from Pentagon on dangerous warplanes encounter

    Date: 2017-03-03 13:25:55 GMT - Russia - World - SN:50 - ID:6625121

    MOSCOW, March 3 (MENA) - The Russian defense ministry received no messages from Pentagon concerning the dangerous encounters between the Russian and the US warplanes which allegedly took place on February 10, Tass quoted the ministry’s spokesman ....

  • Donetsk declares trade blockade on Kiev

    Date: 2017-03-03 12:54:44 GMT - Russia - World - SN:46 - ID:6624909

    MOSCOW, March 3 (MENA) - Leader of the self-declared Donetsk People's Republic (DPR) Alexander Zakharchenko on Friday declared a blockade on Ukraine, as well as cutting all ties with Kiev, Sputnik reported. "We are cutting all ties with Ukraine, ....

  • Egyptian-origin doctor may become first Muslim US governor

    Date: 2017-03-03 11:51:14 GMT - USA - World - SN:40 - ID:6624337

    WASHINGTON, March 3 (MENA) - A 32-year-old doctor and public health activist Abdulrahman Mohamed El-Sayed could become the first Muslim governor of the United States, after announcing his candidacy for Michigan's governorship, according to Daily ....

  • Bangladesh arrests spiritual leader of militant group

    Date: 2017-03-03 11:31:56 GMT - Bangladesh - World - SN:39 - ID:6624317

    DHAKA, March 3 (MENA) - Police in Bangladesh's capital have arrested the spiritual leader of a banned militant group that is responsible for a series of attacks in the South Asian country, ABC News quoted an official as saying on Friday. Maulana ....

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