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  • UAE interested in Russian Su-35 supermaneuverable fighters

    Date: 2017-02-20 10:35:49 GMT - Russia - World - SN:30 - ID:6554929

    MOSCOW, Feb 20 (MENA) - The United Arab Emirates is interested in possible deliveries of Russia's Su-35 multirole air superiority fighters, Sputnik quoted Russian Industry and Trade Minister Denis Manturov, who led the Russian delegation at the IDEX ....

  • WFP plans to assist 4.6 million people across Sudan in 2017: UN

    Date: 2017-02-19 22:24:42 GMT - Sudan - World - SN:87 - ID:6552629

    KHARTOUM, Feb 19 (MENA) - The World Food Program (WFP) plans to assist 4.6 million people across Sudan in 2017, The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said on Sunday. WFP plans to assist 3.4 million in ....

  • Senior Trump appointee fired after critical comments

    Date: 2017-02-19 21:58:46 GMT - USA - World - SN:85 - ID:6552657

    WASHINGTON, Feb 19 (MENA) - A senior US administration official was fired following criticism in a private speech of President Donald Trump's policies and his inner circle of advisers, ABC News reported Sunday. Craig Deare, whom Trump appointed a ....

  • McCain criticizes Trump for calling media ‘the enemy’

    Date: 2017-02-19 12:39:13 GMT - USA - World - SN:36 - ID:6549613

    WASHINGTON, Feb 19 (MENA) - Sen. John McCain spoke out in defense of the free press after President Trump lashed out against the news media several times over the past week, at one point declaring it “the enemy of the American People!” Such talk, ....

  • Spanish Navy rescues 112 migrants off Libya coasts

    Date: 2017-02-19 12:17:11 GMT - Spain - World - SN:33 - ID:6549321

    MADRID, Feb 19 (MENA) - Spain's defense ministry said Sunday one of its naval ships rescued 112 migrants off the coast of Libya Saturday. All 112 of the migrants were male and “the large majority” were from sub-Saharan Africa, officials ....

  • Kelly signs sweeping new deportation guidelines

    Date: 2017-02-19 08:53:28 GMT - USA - World - SN:12 - ID:6548009

    WASHINGTON, Feb 19 (MENA) - Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly has signed sweeping new guidelines that empower federal authorities to more aggressively detain and deport immigrants at the border and those who are living in the U.S. illegally, ....

  • US defense secretary, Abu Dhabi CP discuss military cooperation

    Date: 2017-02-19 05:24:11 GMT - USA - World - SN:1 - ID:6547425

    WASHINGTON, Feb 19 (MENA) - US Secretary of Defense James Mattis conferred with Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Zayed al-Nuhayyan on cooperation between the two countries in the military and defense fields and means of pushing them forward, ....

  • Meeting between Putin, Trump should be well prepared - Lavrov

    Date: 2017-02-18 22:39:25 GMT - Germany - World - SN:75 - ID:6547185

    MUNICH, Feb 18 (MENA) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Saturday the forthcoming meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and his US counterpart Donald Trump should be well prepared and held in a suitable moment, Sputnik ....

  • Russia is satisfied relations with Georgia begin to normalize — Lavrov

    Date: 2017-02-18 22:25:58 GMT - Germany - World - SN:74 - ID:6547169

    MUNICH, Feb 18 (MENA) – Russia is satisfied that relations with Georgia begin to normalize, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told reporters on sidelines of the Munich Security Conference on Saturday, Tass reported. "We are satisfied that ....

  • Al Gama'a al Islamiyya leader Omar Abdel Rahman dies in US prison

    Date: 2017-02-18 17:42:45 GMT - USA - World - SN:61 - ID:6546381

    WASHINGTON, Feb 18 (MENA) - Leader of Al Gama'a al Islamiyya Omar Abdel Rahman, 78, has died at the US Butner Federal Medical Center in North Carolina, where he was serving a life sentence. Abdel Rahman was convicted in 1995 of plotting terror ....

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