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  • Houthi rebels failing to run Sanaa -- report

    Date: 2016-11-27 22:37:54 GMT - USA - World - SN:84 - ID:6040877

    NEW YORK, Nov 27 (MENA) - Houthi rebels are apparently failing to run the capital Sanaa after its seizure in a swift military offensive, said New York Times, following visit to the city. Brig. Gen. Sharaf Luqman, a spokesman for Houthi-allied ....

  • Libyan military commander Haftar on visit to Moscow

    Date: 2016-11-27 18:56:33 GMT - Russia - World - SN:73 - ID:6040845

    MOSCOW, Nov 27 (MENA) - The Libyan army's general commander Khalifa Haftar has arrived in Moscow, Russia Today reported on Sunday. The channel gave no more details. (MENA) A H E/M A F ....

  • BBC, Voice of America reporters detained in southeast Turkey

    Date: 2016-11-27 18:34:28 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:72 - ID:6040857

    ISTANBUL, Nov 27 (MENA) - Turkish authorities detained two reporters working for foreign news organizations in southeast Turkey, the latest journalists taken into custody as part of the government's sweeping crackdown following a failed coup in ....

  • Obama calling Russia 'regional power' was big error – EC head Juncker

    Date: 2016-11-27 17:27:27 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:68 - ID:6039889

    BRUSSELS, Nov 27 (MENA) - Outgoing US President Barack Obama made a big mistake calling Russia a “regional power,” the European Commission chief said in an interview Saturday. Europe, instead, should treat Russia as “one big entity and a proud ....

  • Iran's head of railways resigns over train collision

    Date: 2016-11-27 12:02:12 GMT - Iran - World - SN:33 - ID:6038009

    TEHRAN, Nov 27 (MENA) - Iran's official IRNA news agency said Sunday the head of the country's railways has resigned over the deadly collision of two trains in the north of the country which killed 45 passengers. According to ABC News, Mohsen ....

  • Islamophobia Observatory condemns attack on Danish Muslim school

    Date: 2016-11-27 10:07:39 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:21 - ID:6036857

    CAIRO, Nov 27 (MENA) - The Islamophobia Monitoring Observatory at Egypt's Dar al Ifta condemned Sunday the brutal attack against a Muslim high school for imams and preachers. In a statement, the observatory said such an attack raises a tide of ....

  • Trump blasts recount as 'ridiculous'

    Date: 2016-11-27 08:30:58 GMT - USA - World - SN:13 - ID:6036281

    WASHINGTON, Nov 27 (MENA) - US President-elect Donald Trump ripped the election recount on Saturday, calling it "a scam" and "ridiculous" and noting that Hillary Clinton had already conceded. Trump charged in a statement that the effort was ....

  • Polls open in France in presidential premier elections

    Date: 2016-11-27 08:30:30 GMT - France - World - SN:12 - ID:6036349

    PARIS, Nov 27 (MENA) - Polls across France opened on Sunday at 8 am (Paris local time) in the second round of presidential premier elections as voters will choose their center-right presidential candidate in next year's election, France 24 ....

  • Clinton to join recount that Trump calls 'scam'

    Date: 2016-11-26 21:43:27 GMT - USA - World - SN:71 - ID:6035525

    WASHINGTON, Nov 26 (MENA) - Hillary Clinton's campaign said Saturday it will take part in efforts to push for recounts in several key states, joining with Green Party candidate Jill Stein, who has raised millions of dollars to have votes counted ....

  • Election recount to begin in US Wisconsin

    Date: 2016-11-26 20:59:15 GMT - USA - World - SN:67 - ID:6035469

    WASHINGTON, Nov 26 (MENA) - An election recount will take place soon in the US state of Wisconsin, after former Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein filed a petition Friday with the state's Election Commission, the first of three states ....

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