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  • Kremlin: Putin expresses sincere condolences to families of crashed plane in Syria

    Date: 2018-09-18 11:57:39 GMT - Russia - World - SN:42 - ID:7581164

    MOSCOW, Sept 18 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin has expressed his sincerest condolences to the colleagues, families, and friends of the crew of the Il-20 that was brought down near Syria, Sputnik News Agency reported quoting Kremlin ....

  • Russian Foreign Ministry summons Israeli envoy after plane downed in Syria

    Date: 2018-09-18 11:39:34 GMT - Russia - World - SN:40 - ID:7581258

    MOSCOW, Sept 18 (MENA) - The Russian Foreign Ministry on Tuesday summoned the Israeli ambassador in Moscow following the downing of a Russian plane over Syria which the Russian Defense Ministry has blamed on the Israeli air force, Tass News Agency ....

  • Israeli Embassy in Moscow refuses to comment on Russian accusations over plane crash

    Date: 2018-09-18 11:07:38 GMT - Russia - World - SN:34 - ID:7581163

    MOSCOW, Sept 18 (MENA) - Israel's Embassy in Moscow has refused to comment on a statement by the Russian Military on an Il-20 crash, Sputnik News Agency reported. The Russian Defense Ministry had said earlier that Russia's Hmeimim Airbase had ....

  • Pentagon officials: Russian plane shot down by Syrian army fire

    Date: 2018-09-18 10:35:08 GMT - USA - World - SN:31 - ID:7580906

    WASHINGTON, Sept 18 (MENA) - Pentagon officials said a missing Russian aircraft with 14 service members on board, now subject of a Russian search-and-rescue operation, was accidentally shot down by Syrian missile defense. Russian state news ....

  • Intelligence war being waged against the Afghan people: President Ghani

    Date: 2018-09-18 10:08:34 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:25 - ID:7580915

    KABUL, Sept 18 (MENA) - President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has warned of an ongoing intelligence war that is being waged against the people of Afghanistan, Khaama Press reported. The Office of the President, ARG Palace, said President Ghani made the ....

  • Moscow blames Israel for attack which led to downing of Il-20 by Syria

    Date: 2018-09-18 09:43:23 GMT - Russia - World - SN:20 - ID:7580993

    MOSCOW, Sept 18 (MENA) - A Russian military aircraft with 14 people on board disappeared from radar screens over Syria at the same time that Israeli and French forces were mounting aerial attacks on targets in Syria, the Russian Defense Ministry has ....

  • Moon, Kim hold first round of summit talks in Pyongyang

    Date: 2018-09-18 09:36:46 GMT - south korea - World - SN:19 - ID:7580987

    SEOUL, Sept 18 (MENA) - South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un held their first round of talks Tuesday in a historic summit largely aimed at restarting US-North Korea talks on denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula, ....

  • UN concerned at challenges to Afghan elections

    Date: 2018-09-18 09:35:49 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:18 - ID:7581012

    KABUL, Sept 18 (MENA) - The UN chief’s special representative has voiced his concern at security and political challenges to Afghanistan’s parliamentary elections, slated for October 20, Pajhwok news agency reported. Tadamichi Yamamoto warned on ....

  • Russian aircraft went off radar near Hmeymim airbase in Syria, military reports

    Date: 2018-09-18 07:41:08 GMT - Russia - World - SN:12 - ID:7580878

    MOSCOW, Sept 18 (MENA) - A Russian Il-20 aircraft went off radar near Hmeymim airbase in Syria Monday evening, coinciding with an attack on the province of Latakia, Sputnik News Agency reported. The Russian Defence Ministry reported that the ....

  • US State Department says encouraged by Russian, Turkish steps to reduce violence in Idlib

    Date: 2018-09-18 07:25:10 GMT - USA - World - SN:10 - ID:7580858

    WASHINGTON, Sept 18 (MENA) - The United States is encouraged by Russia's and Turkey's efforts to avoid violence in the Syrian province of Idlib, US State Department spokesperson said Monday night. On Monday, Russian President Vladimir Putin and ....

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