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  • US appeals court upholds suspension of Trump travel ban

    Date: 2017-02-10 06:35:05 GMT - USA - World - SN:2 - ID:6495965

    WASHINGTON, Feb 10 (MENA) - A federal appeals court refused on Thursday to reinstate President Donald Trump's ban on travelers from seven predominantly Muslim nations, dealing another legal setback to the new administration's immigration policy, ....

  • Trump attacks McCain for questioning success of deadly Yemen raid

    Date: 2017-02-09 22:50:07 GMT - USA - World - SN:103 - ID:6495797

    WASHINGTON, Feb 9 (MENA) – US President Donald Trump lashed out at Sen. John McCain on Thursday, saying that the senator’s negative assessment of a deadly raid in Yemen last month “emboldens the enemy!”, the Washington Post reported. McCain ....

  • Russia ready to restore cooperation on Afghanistan with US, NATO — diplomat

    Date: 2017-02-09 21:29:52 GMT - Russia - World - SN:95 - ID:6495665

    MOSCOW, Feb 9 (MENA) - Russia is ready to restore cooperation with the US and NATO on the settlement of common tasks in Afghanistan, Russian president’s special envoy to Afghanistan, Zamir Kabulov has told TASS. "We, for our part, are ready to ....

  • Russia, US working on Lavrov-Tillerson meeting in Bonn

    Date: 2017-02-09 20:35:23 GMT - Russia - World - SN:91 - ID:6495337

    MOSCOW, Feb 9 (MENA) - Russia and the US are working on the possibility of a meeting of Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in Bonn, TASS cited the Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova as ....

  • Malaysian ship with aid for Rohingya arrives in Yangon

    Date: 2017-02-09 20:22:44 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:88 - ID:6495333

    KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 9 (MENA) - A Malaysian ship carrying 2,300 tons of food and medicine to help members of Myanmar's persecuted Muslim Rohingya minority arrived in Yangon on Thursday as rights groups accuse the army of mass killings, rapes and other ....

  • Turkish, Syrian moves could transform fight against Daesh: US paper

    Date: 2017-02-09 13:54:46 GMT - USA - World - SN:58 - ID:6492721

    WASHINGTON, Feb 9 (MENA) - Forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar Assad have dramatically stepped up their attack on Daesh in recent weeks, just as the Trump administration is reportedly offering Turkey a larger military role in the assault on the ....

  • Explosion in French Flamanville reactor blast; No nuclear risk - Officials

    Date: 2017-02-09 12:36:09 GMT - France - World - SN:45 - ID:6492257

    CAEN, Feb 9 (MENA) – An explosion and fire have occurred at the Flamanville nuclear plant on France's northern coast but there was no nuclear risk, the BBC quoted officials saying on Thursday. "It is a significant technical event but it is not a ....

  • Kremlin says Russia, US share understanding on fight against terrorism

    Date: 2017-02-09 12:35:37 GMT - Russia - World - SN:44 - ID:6492293

    MOSCOW, Feb 9 (MENA) - Russia and the United States are unanimous in their understanding of the need to fight international terrorism and the so-called Islamic State terrorist organization, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Thursday, according ....

  • Several injured in explosion at France's Flamanville nuclear reactor site near Channel Islands

    Date: 2017-02-09 11:09:04 GMT - France - World - SN:32 - ID:6491677

    PARIS, Feb 9 (MENA) - Several people are reported injured after an explosion at a nuclear power station in northwestern France but regional authorities said that there was no nuclear risk, The DailyTelegraph reported. The explosion happened at ....

  • US officials caution White House on terrorist designation for Iran’s Revolutionary Guard

    Date: 2017-02-09 10:15:48 GMT - USA - World - SN:21 - ID:6490637

    WASHINGTON, Feb 9 (MENA) - Senior US defense and intelligence officials have cautioned the White House that a proposal to designate Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps as a foreign terrorist organization could endanger U.S. troops in Iraq and the ....

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