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  • Trump urges Iran to talk over nuclear program, cannot rule out military action

    Date: 2019-05-09 18:20:11 GMT - USA - World - SN:69 - ID:7935428

    WASHINGTON, May 9 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump on Thursday urged Iran's leadership to sit down and talk with him about giving up Tehran's nuclear program and said he could not rule out a military confrontation given the heightened tensions ....

  • Pyatt: US remains ‘invested’ in Greece’s economic recovery

    Date: 2019-05-09 17:44:25 GMT - Greece - World - SN:67 - ID:7935383

    ATHENS, May 9 (MENA) - The United States remain “invested” in Greece’s economic recovery following the debt-hit country’s official exit from the bailout programs, the American ambassador in Athens, Geoffrey Pyatt, said Thursday, while praising ....

  • Putin discussed Iran, Middle East with members of Russian security council - Peskov

    Date: 2019-05-09 15:26:50 GMT - Russia - World - SN:58 - ID:7935161

    MOSCOW, May 9 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin has discussed the situation around the Iran nuclear deal and middle Eastern issues with the permanent members of the Russian Security Council, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Thursday ....

  • Tehran says US sanctions on Iranian metal industry 'against international norms': ISNA

    Date: 2019-05-09 15:11:50 GMT - Iran - World - SN:54 - ID:7935212

    TEHRAN, May 9 (MENA) - US sanctions on Iranian metal industry are against international norms, Iran’s foreign ministry spokesman said on Thursday, warning that Washington would be responsible for Iran’s losses, Al Arabiya channel reported. “This ....

  • 33 Taliban militants killed in self defense strikes of Afghan forces in Faryab

    Date: 2019-05-09 14:48:13 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:52 - ID:7935137

    KABUL, May 9 (MENA) - The Taliban militants suffered heavy casualties in self defense strikes of the Afghan Special Forces in northern Faryab province, the military sources said Thursday. “Self-defense strikes by Afghan Special Forces in Andkhoy ....

  • Britain concerned by Turkey's intention to drill off Cyprus

    Date: 2019-05-09 14:21:08 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:50 - ID:7935160

    LONDON, May 9 (MENA) - Britain is concerned by Turkey's intention to begin offshore drilling operations in an area claimed by Cyprus as its exclusive economic zone, Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said on Thursday as quoted by the CNN. "Concerned ....

  • Putin: Russia open for cooperation with countries in fighting terrorism

    Date: 2019-05-09 10:21:52 GMT - Russia - World - SN:24 - ID:7934673

    MOSCOW, May 9 (MENA) - Russia will continue developing its defense potential but remains open for cooperation with other countries in fighting terrorism, extremism and neo-Nazism, TASS news agency quoted Russian President Vladimir as saying in a ....

  • Frankfurt Airport resumes flights after drone sighting

    Date: 2019-05-09 09:23:04 GMT - Germany - World - SN:20 - ID:7934558

    BERLIN, May 9 (MENA) - All flights in and out of Germany's busiest airport had been halted on Thursday morning after a drone was spotted, Deutsche Welle reported. Police said the issue had been resolved, but declined to give further ....

  • 29 killed, injured in Kabul attack

    Date: 2019-05-09 08:08:56 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:15 - ID:7934484

    KABUL, May 9 (MENA) - Afghan Ministry of Interior confirmed that the death toll from Wednesday’s attack in Kabul city climbed to nine, while 20 were injured, Afghan news agency Khaama Press reported on Thursday. Interior ministry spokesman Nasrat ....

  • Singapore Airlines plane makes emergency landing at Delhi airport

    Date: 2019-05-09 07:47:54 GMT - India - World - SN:11 - ID:7934464

    NEW DELHI, May 9 (MENA) - A Singapore Airlines aircraft carrying 228 people made an emergency landing in the national capital on Wednesday after experiencing a glitch in the nose wheel, India TV reported. Coming from Singapore, the A380-800 plane ....

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