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  • UK Special Representative for Syria worried about attacks on hospital in Aleppo

    Date: 2016-08-12 16:07:43 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:56 - ID:5417581

    LONDON, Aug 12 (MENA) - UK Special Representative for Syria Gareth Bayley on Friday said he is worried after a Syrian-Russian attack against a hospital for children in Kafr Hamra near Aleppo. "Targeted attacks on #Syria's medical facilities - ....

  • EU backs Turkey’s fight against PKK

    Date: 2016-08-12 16:03:43 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:55 - ID:5416637

    BRUSSELS, Aug 12 (MENA) - The European Union reiterated its solidarity with Turkey's government and people in the wake of attacks in Diyarbakir and Gaziantep cities by the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK). "The Turkish authorities are facing ....

  • Iraqi FM: Nothing prevents Popular Mobilization Forces from liberating Mosul

    Date: 2016-08-12 15:52:13 GMT - Iraq - World - SN:54 - ID:5416145

    BAGHDAD, Aug 12 (MENA) – Nothing impedes the Popular Mobilization Forces (known as al Hashd al Shaabi) from freeing Mosul from Daesh group, Iraqi Foreign Minister and president of national coalition Ibrahim Jaafari said Friday. Jaafari said the ....

  • Trump explains his Obama-founded-Daesh claim as ‘sarcasm’

    Date: 2016-08-12 15:39:43 GMT - USA - World - SN:52 - ID:5417273

    NEW YORK, Aug 12 (MENA) - US presidential nominee Donald J. Trump tried to quash the latest controversy engulfing his campaign, suggesting on Friday that he was not serious when he said that President Obama and presidential nominee and former state ....

  • Russian Foreign Ministry says no threat to life of pilot captured by Taliban

    Date: 2016-08-12 15:19:16 GMT - Russia - World - SN:51 - ID:5416373

    MOSCOW, Aug 12 (MENA) - Russian Foreign Ministry confirms negotiations concerning liberation of pilot Sergei Sevastyanov, captured in Afghanistan; nothing threatens his life, Tass news agency quoted the Russian Foreign Ministry as saying on ....

  • London schoolgirl who travelled to Syria to join Daesh 'feared dead'

    Date: 2016-08-12 14:38:53 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:48 - ID:5416081

    LONDON, Aug 12 (MENA) - One of three schoolgirls who left east London last year to join Daesh is believed to have been killed in a Russian air strike in Syria, the BBC quoted her family solicitor as having said. Kadiza Sultana was 16 when she ....

  • Belgium detains three in anti-terrorism case after Brussels raids

    Date: 2016-08-12 14:26:26 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:47 - ID:5416149

    BRUSSELS, Aug 12 (MENA) - Belgium has detained three people after a string of house searches in Brussels as part of an anti-terrorism investigation, ABC New reported. "Eight house searches were conducted last night by the federal judicial police ....

  • Turkey to consider closing border with Syria at Russia’s request, say reports

    Date: 2016-08-12 13:58:11 GMT - Russia - World - SN:45 - ID:5416121

    MOSCOW, Aug 12 (MENA) - Turkey will consider closing its border with Syria at Russia’s request as full reconciliation with Moscow is in Ankara’s interest, Russian media reported Friday, citing a Russian Federation Council member. Moscow has ....

  • Blast, gunfire, rock Philippine jail, leaving 10 dead

    Date: 2016-08-12 13:44:59 GMT - Philippines - World - SN:44 - ID:5416097

    MANILA, Aug 12 (MENA) - A blast from a suspected grenade and gunshots rocked a Philippine jail, leaving 10 inmates dead, including two alleged Chinese drug criminals, officials said Friday. The warden was seriously injured in Thursday night’s ....

  • Two police officers killed in attack in Dagestan- Interior Ministry

    Date: 2016-08-12 13:12:39 GMT - Dagestan - World - SN:42 - ID:5416129

    MAKHACHKALA, Aug 12 (MENA) - Unknown men attacked a police patrol killing two police officers in Dagestan on Friday, a spokesman for the republic’s Interior Ministry told TASS. "The incident occurred near the town of Izberbash. The unknown men ....

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