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  • Trump tweetstorm disparages judge for 'ridiculous' opinion

    Date: 2017-02-04 21:11:55 GMT - USA - World - SN:64 - ID:6463785

    WASHINGTON, Feb 4 (MENA) – US President Donald Trump kicked off his first day of vacation in Mar-a-Lago on Saturday morning with a set of stinging Tweets deriding the "so-called judge" that overturned his travel ban and declaring the "ridiculous" ....

  • Lugansk militia commander killed in car blast - news agency

    Date: 2017-02-04 19:59:12 GMT - Russia - World - SN:59 - ID:6463453

    MOSCOW, Feb 4 (MENA) - Commander of the Lugansk militia Oleg Anashchenko was killed in a car blast on Saturday, LuganskInformCenter said referring to the militia’s press service, according to TASS. The car, in which Anashchenko was, exploded in ....

  • Louvre Museum re-opens after machete attack

    Date: 2017-02-04 14:02:21 GMT - France - World - SN:39 - ID:6461685

    PARIS, Feb 4 (MENA) - The Louvre Museum in Paris re-opened on Saturday morning, 24 hours after a soldier patrolling the museum shot a machete-wielding attacker, believed to be an Egyptian who entered the country on a tourist visa a week ago, France ....

  • Russia concerned over growing Daesh influence in Afghanistan - Foreign Ministry

    Date: 2017-02-04 14:01:19 GMT - Russia - World - SN:38 - ID:6461709

    MOSCOW, Feb 4 (MENA) - Russia is concerned over the situation in Afghanistan, related to the spreading influence of Daesh (Daesh, outlawed in Russia) and growing combat activities of the opposition in the country, the Foreign Ministry said in a ....

  • Pentagon argues value of Yemen raid using old evidence

    Date: 2017-02-04 11:40:04 GMT - USA - World - SN:23 - ID:6459917

    WASHINGTON, Feb 4 (MENA) - A US military effort Friday to demonstrate the intelligence value of a weekend commando raid in Yemen ended in a snafu, when video clips the military released from a computer seized during the operation turned out to be ....

  • Following up on tough talk, Trump administration adds sanctions on Iran

    Date: 2017-02-04 09:25:57 GMT - USA - World - SN:14 - ID:6459705

    LOS ANGELES, Feb 4 (MENA) - Two days after warning that it was putting Iran “on notice,” the Trump administration imposed relatively mild economic sanctions on the Islamic Republic as punishment for last Sunday’s ballistic missile test and its ....

  • US has no plans to increase Mideast forces - Mattis

    Date: 2017-02-04 09:06:24 GMT - Japan - World - SN:13 - ID:6459701

    TOKYO, Feb 4 (MENA) - US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said the US cannot afford to ignore destabilizing moves by Iran, but has no plans to respond by increasing American military forces in the Middle East, according to Sky News. Mattis spoke at ....

  • Japan, US defense chiefs show unity over S. China Sea situation

    Date: 2017-02-04 08:51:57 GMT - Japan - World - SN:10 - ID:6459613

    TOKYO, Feb 4 (MENA) - The Japanese and U.S. defense chiefs on Saturday took a united stand against security challenges in the region, agreeing to beef up their bilateral alliance and step up involvement in the situation in the South China Sea where ....

  • US judge temporarily blocks Trump's travel ban nationwide

    Date: 2017-02-04 07:00:42 GMT - USA - World - SN:6 - ID:6459197

    WASHINGTON, Feb 4 (MENA) - A US Federal judge imposed a nationwide hold on President Donald Trump's ban on travelers and immigrants from seven predominantly Muslim countries, siding with two states that had challenged the executive order that has ....

  • More than 1,300 migrants rescued at sea in one day - Italy coast guard

    Date: 2017-02-03 22:21:26 GMT - Italy - World - SN:107 - ID:6458809

    ROME, Feb 3 (MENA) – More than 1,300 migrants were rescued in 13 separate missions in the Mediterranean Sea on Friday, bringing the total helped over the last three days to more than 2,600, the Daily Mail quoted the coast guard as saying. The ....

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