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  • Trump approves additional deployment to ME to counter Iran

    Date: 2019-05-24 16:32:48 GMT - USA - World - SN:39 - ID:7954566

    WASHINGTON, May 24 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump has given his approval to Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan to deploy about 1,500 additional US troops to the Middle East to deter Iranian threats, CNN quoted a senior US official as ....

  • S. Korean navy officer dead, four injured in accident involving destroyer docked at port

    Date: 2019-05-24 15:20:52 GMT - south korea - World - SN:34 - ID:7954439

    SEOUL, May 24 (MENA) - One Navy officer was killed and four were injured Friday in an accident involving a destroyer that returned home after a mission in waters off Somalia, Yonhap news agency reported. The accident occurred at 10:15 a.m. at a ....

  • 2 killed, 16 injured in mosque explosion in Afghan capital

    Date: 2019-05-24 13:00:16 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:21 - ID:7954128

    KABUL, May 24 (MENA) - At least two people have been killed and 16 others injured as an explosion rocked a mosque full of people during Friday prayers in the Afghan capital Kabul, according to the Afghan interior ministry. "We have rushed ....

  • Pakistan official: Bomb at Quetta mosque kills 2, wounds 28

    Date: 2019-05-24 12:48:55 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:19 - ID:7954130

    ISLAMABAD, May 24 (MENA) - A bombing Friday at a mosque in the Pakistani city of Quetta, the capital of restive Baluchistan province, killed two people, including the prayer leader, and wounded 28 worshipers, officials said as quoted by the ....

  • Theresa May resigns Conservative Party leadership

    Date: 2019-05-24 09:39:38 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:14 - ID:7953974

    LONDON, May 24 (MENA) - British Prime Minister Theresa May has announced her resignation as Conservative leader, clearing the stage for a new prime minister to pick up the formidable challenge of delivering Brexit and reuniting a shattered ....

  • Japan's PM to visit Iran to help ease tension between Tehran, Washington

    Date: 2019-05-24 07:23:20 GMT - Japan - World - SN:6 - ID:7953820

    TOKYO, May 24 (MENA) - Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is considering visiting Iran in June for talks with its leadership to help ease escalating tensions between Washington and Tehran, government sources, quoted by Kyodo, said Friday. Abe is expected ....

  • Pakistan tests nuclear-capable ballistic missile

    Date: 2019-05-23 19:41:02 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:70 - ID:7953612

    ISLAMABAD, May 23 (MENA) - Pakistan says it has successfully conducted a “training launch” of a ballistic missile capable of carrying both nuclear and conventional warheads up to 1,500 kilometers. The move came amid Pakistan’s heightened military ....

  • US Defense Secretary: Trump considers sending more troops to Middle East

    Date: 2019-05-23 19:07:40 GMT - USA - World - SN:67 - ID:7953594

    WASHINGTON, May 23 (MENA) - US President Trump is considering deploying additional troops to the Middle East to provide protection for American military personnel already there, Al Arabiya Al Hadath reported quoting the acting defense secretary, ....

  • British Airways to resume Pakistan flights next week after a decade

    Date: 2019-05-23 17:24:10 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:63 - ID:7953494

    LONDON, May 23 (MENA) - British Airways will resume flights to Pakistan next week a decade after it suspended operations following a major hotel bombing, becoming the first Western airline to restart flights to the South Asian country, Euronews ....

  • UfM Regional Dialogue recommends youth suggestions in Summit of Two Shores

    Date: 2019-05-23 13:52:57 GMT - Spain - World - SN:42 - ID:7952818

    BARCELONA, May 23 (MENA) - The Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) said on Thursday that it will be a key partner of the "Summit of the Two Shores" in its role as a platform for regional cooperation, bringing together all the Mediterranean ....

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