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  • US pilot missing after ejecting from Marine Corps jet off Japan

    Date: 2016-12-08 07:21:44 GMT - USA - World - SN:7 - ID:6106649

    WASHINGTON, Dec 8 (MENA) - A Marine Corps F/A-18 Hornet strike fighter crashed off the coast of Japan on Wednesday, Fox news reported quoting the Pentagon. The pilot reportedly ejected and a search and rescue effort is currently underway. ....

  • Indonesia quake: Search for survivors continues

    Date: 2016-12-08 07:09:26 GMT - Indonesia - World - SN:6 - ID:6106417

    JAKARTA, Dec 8 (MENA) - Rescuers are continuing their search for survivors in Indonesia's Aceh province a day after a powerful quake struck the area killing 97 people, the BBC reported Thursday. The magnitude 6.5 tremor damaged or toppled more ....

  • 43 ceasefire violations reported in Syria in 24 hours - Russian Defense Ministry

    Date: 2016-12-07 22:57:24 GMT - Russia - World - SN:94 - ID:6106037

    MOSCOW, Dec 7 (MENA) - Armed groups in Syria have violated the cessation of hostilities in Syria 43 times, mainly in the regions of Aleppo (21) and Damascus (20), the Russian reconciliation center said in its daily news bulletin posted on the ....

  • Report: 1,500 European militants returned from Mideast

    Date: 2016-12-07 21:27:38 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:88 - ID:6105789

    BRUSSELS, Dec 7 (MENA) - Around a third of the estimated 5,000 European militants who went to Syria and Iraq have returned to Europe, and some may have orders to attack, an EU report warned Wednesday, Al Arabiya reported. Up to 2,500 fighters ....

  • Theresa May says UK will step up ties with GCC countries

    Date: 2016-12-07 20:45:00 GMT - Bahrain - World - SN:83 - ID:6105409

    MANAMA, Dec 7 (MENA) - UK Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday asserted that she wants to build a bold new chapter in co-operation between the United Kingdom and the Gulf Co-operation Council (GCC) countries. Addressing the Gulf Cooperation ....

  • US, Britain, France lead call for Aleppo ceasefire

    Date: 2016-12-07 17:21:56 GMT - France - World - SN:70 - ID:6103945

    PARIS, Dec 7 (MENA) - The United States, Britain and France led a call on Wednesday from six countries for an immediate ceasefire to allow aid into the besieged Syrian city of Aleppo, according to NDTV. A statement jointly issued with Canada, ....

  • Najib: KL-Singapore high-speed rail deal to be inked next week

    Date: 2016-12-07 16:19:26 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:66 - ID:6104045

    KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 7 (MENA) - Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has described the progress of the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High-Speed Rail (HSR) project as "well and good", Bernama reported Wednesday. Najib said that Singapore had requested for a ....

  • Indonesia quake death toll jumps to 97

    Date: 2016-12-07 09:35:16 GMT - Indonesia - World - SN:30 - ID:6100009

    JAKARTA, Dec 7 (MENA) - The army chief in Indonesia's Aceh province says the death toll in Wednesday's earthquake has jumped to 97 from 54 as rescuers pull more bodies from the rubble, ABC News reported. Maj. Gen. Tatang Sulaiman says in a live ....

  • Obama expects terror threat to continue in ME

    Date: 2016-12-07 07:50:38 GMT - USA - World - SN:12 - ID:6098989

    WASHINGTON, Dec 7 (MENA) - US President Barack Obama said the terrorist threat was never restricted to South Asia, or to Afghanistan, or Pakistan. Even as al Qaeda has been decimated in Afghanistan and Pakistan, the threat from terrorists ....

  • Inherent flaws in Trump’s plan to destroy Deash: writer

    Date: 2016-12-06 22:50:30 GMT - USA - World - SN:85 - ID:6098545

    NEW YORK, Dec 6 (MENA) - American political writer Aaron David Miller on Tuesday said US President-elect Donald Trump may find out his efforts to destroy Daesh would contradict his “new foreign policy” in the Middle East. In The Wall Street ....

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