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  • Daesh electrocutes 22 civilians in Mosul

    Date: 2016-10-28 14:02:49 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:41 - ID:5855737

    LONDON, Oct 28 (MENA) - Daesh terrorists have electrocuted 22 civilians in central Mosul as they sent armored suicide truck bombs towards Iraqi forces trying to liberate the city, The Daily mail reported. The Iraqi government troops and Kurdish ....

  • Daesh using tens of thousands as human shields in Mosul - UN

    Date: 2016-10-28 13:56:45 GMT - Iraq - World - SN:39 - ID:5855185

    BAGHDAD, Oct 28 (MENA) - Daesh forces in Iraq have abducted tens of thousands of men, women and children from areas around Mosul and are using them as "human shields" in the city as Iraqi government troops advance, the UN human rights office said on ....

  • Russia speaks against politicization of probe into chemical attacks in Syria - Gatilov

    Date: 2016-10-28 13:30:19 GMT - Russia - World - SN:35 - ID:5854837

    GAZA CITY, Oct 28 (MENA) - Russia is speaking against politicization of investigation of chemical attacks in Syria, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Gennady Gatilov told Russian journalists in Al Quds (occupied east Jerusalem), according to ....

  • Myanmar authorities investigate report of plane crash

    Date: 2016-10-28 10:08:46 GMT - Myanmar (Burma) - World - SN:20 - ID:5853865

    NAYPYIDAW, Oct 28 (MENA) - Myanmar is investigating unconfirmed reports of an aircraft crashing into the sea off the country's west coast on Friday, a senior official with the Civil Aviation Department said. Staff from the civil aviation department ....

  • Putin urges new Marshall Plan for Middle East to see recovery and growth

    Date: 2016-10-27 19:16:18 GMT - Russia - World - SN:106 - ID:5851793

    MOSCOW, Oct 27 (MENA) - The Middle East needs a present-day edition of the Marshall Plan to see recovery and growth, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday, according to Tass news agency. "It has been said more than once that this evil ....

  • UN envoy expresses frustration over failure of medical evacuations in Aleppo

    Date: 2016-10-27 18:00:41 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:101 - ID:5850149

    GENEVA, Oct 27 (MENA) - UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura and his Senior Special Adviser Jan Egeland expressed frustration over the failure of medical evacuations of sick and wounded residents from the Syrian city of Aleppo. The ....

  • Russian Defense Ministry to release statement soon after it studies air situation materials on attack on Idlib school - Russian Foreign Ministry

    Date: 2016-10-27 16:20:07 GMT - Russia - World - SN:92 - ID:5851405

    MOSCOW, Oct 27 (MENA) - The Russian Defense Ministry is studying air situation materials used in an attack on a school in the Syrian province of Idlib and will release a statement soon, Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Maria Zakharova ....

  • Dutch court convicts 5 men for mosque arson attack

    Date: 2016-10-27 16:16:26 GMT - Netherlands - World - SN:91 - ID:5850793

    AMSTERDAM, Oct 27 (MENA) - A Dutch court has convicted five right-wing extremists and sentenced them to four years' imprisonment for throwing Molotov cocktails at a mosque, saying the attack had "terrorist characteristics." Overijssel Court passed ....

  • Russia not involved in attack on Idlib school, Syria – Foreign Ministry

    Date: 2016-10-27 15:29:22 GMT - Russia - World - SN:85 - ID:5850489

    MOSCOW, Oct 27 (MENA) - At least 28 civilians, mostly children, were killed when an airstrike hit a school complex in the village of Hass, activists say, pinning the blame on Russian or Syrian warplanes. “Everyone has accused Russia and Syrian ....

  • French Prime Minister visits Togo, Ghana, Cote d'Ivoire

    Date: 2016-10-27 15:08:18 GMT - France - World - SN:82 - ID:5849961

    PARIS, Oct 27 (MENA) - French Prime Minister Manuel Valls started a western African tour in which he will visit Togo, Ghana and Cote d'Ivoire to promote bilateral relations in all areas and discuss anti terrorism efforts. Valls is due to stay ....

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