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    U.N. mediator not expecting quick breakthrough in Syria peace talks
    Feb23

    U.N. mediator not expecting quick breakthrough in Syria peace talks

    UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura delivers his speech during the 53rd Munich Security Conference in Munich, Germany, February 19, 2017. REUTERS/Michaela Rehle(Reuters) U.N. mediator Staffan de Mistura said on Wednesday he did not expect an immediate breakthrough when Syria peace talks restart on Thursday but wanted productive talks...

    Saudi-Ukraine strong relations highlighted at Interpipe reception
    Feb23

    Saudi-Ukraine strong relations highlighted at Interpipe reception

    RIYADH — Interpipe, global steel pipes and railway wheels producer, hosted a reception in partnership with the Ukrainian Embassy in Riyadh last Tuesday (Feb. 21), attended by key government officials and business representatives from the Kingdom. These included the Chairman of Al Shaye Group Saud Al Shaye, Chairman of Rassais Group and Head of...

    Middle East helps double weapons-maker Kalashnikov’s sales — CEO
    Feb22

    Middle East helps double weapons-maker Kalashnikov’s sales — CEO

    ABU DHABI — Russian weapons maker Kalashnikov Group’s sales doubled last year, helped by demand in the Middle East for its drones, missiles, rifles and military vehicles, making up for US sanctions that cost it its largest market, its chief executive said. Kalashnikov, whose AK47 assault rifles have armed Russian forces for 70 years,...

    Kerber moves closer to top ranking comeback in Dubai
    Feb22

    Kerber moves closer to top ranking comeback in Dubai

    Angelique Kerber dominated Monica Puig 6-2, 6-3 in barely an hour at the Dubai Tennis Championships yesterday to move a step closer to returning to the number one ranking. The top-seeded German who held the top WTA spot in 2016 before Serena Williams took it back in September, could regain the number one ranking were she to win the Gulf event on...

    2,608 soldiers dead in eastern Ukraine, president says
    Feb22

    2,608 soldiers dead in eastern Ukraine, president says

    Ukraine’s president says Russia’s modernization of its military could pose threat to Ukraine …read more Source: World...

    Weapons withdrawal not observed in Ukraine: OSCE
    Feb22

    Weapons withdrawal not observed in Ukraine: OSCE

    The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) says a newly-agreed truce in Ukraine does not look “too good,” emphasizing that the withdrawal of heavy weapons has not taken place as cited in the agreement. …read more Source: Iran...

    2,608 soldiers dead in eastern Ukraine, president says
    Feb22

    2,608 soldiers dead in eastern Ukraine, president says

    Ukraine’s president says Russia’s modernization of its military could pose threat to Ukraine …read more Source: Anadolu...

    Weapons withdrawal not observed in Ukraine: OSCE
    Feb22

    Weapons withdrawal not observed in Ukraine: OSCE

    The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) reports violations of a newly-agreed ceasefire in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Russia court orders release of opposition activist
    Feb22

    Russia court orders release of opposition activist

    Russia’s Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered the release of an opposition activist who was the only person in the country jailed under a tough law against public protests. Ildar Dadin, 34, was sent to prison in 2015 for repeated unsanctioned protests against President Vladimir Putin’s rule after the introduction of controversial...

    Ex-Ukraine leader urges Trump to end war in east
    Feb22

    Ex-Ukraine leader urges Trump to end war in east

    …read more Source: Al-Manar TV

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