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  • Russian humanitarian aid delivered to Syria's Latakia

    Date: 2016-08-14 12:06:29 GMT - Russia - World - SN:35 - ID:5425189

    MOSCOW, Aug 14 (MENA) - More than two tons of humanitarian aid delivered to the village Ubin in Syria's Latakia province, as reported in the newsletter of the Russian Center for reconciliation of the warring parties in Syria. “Poor families of ....

  • Muslims rally after imam, aide shot dead

    Date: 2016-08-14 11:10:44 GMT - USA - World - SN:29 - ID:5425177

    NEW YORK, Aug 14 (MENA) - Scores of Muslims in New York city rallied after the leader of a New York City mosque and an assistant have been shot dead by a gunman who managed to escape after the killings, Sky News said on Sunday. Imam Maulama ....

  • Sudan FM says no request sent by UN to visit Khartoum

    Date: 2016-08-14 10:39:37 GMT - Sudan - World - SN:25 - ID:5424697

    KHARTOUM, Aug 14 (MENA) - Sudanese Foreign Minister Dr Ibrahim Ghandour stressed that his government did not receive any request from the UN Security Council to visit the country. "We did not receive any request in this regard. If a Security ....

  • Senior MP: Russia to accomplish delivery of all S-300 missile systems to Iran by yearend

    Date: 2016-08-14 09:53:24 GMT - Iran - World - SN:22 - ID:5424597

    TEHRAN, Aug 14 (MENA)- The Iran-Russia contract on the supply of several S-300 missile defense systems to Tehran will be accomplished by the end of 2016, Fars News Agency quoted a senior lawmaker as saying on Saturday. "Fortunately we see that ....

  • Pakistani president participates in 70th independence day

    Date: 2016-08-14 09:37:47 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:17 - ID:5424361

    ISLAMABAD, Aug 14 (MENA) - Pakistani President Mamnoon Hussain and his Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif took part Sunday at a ceremony at Jinnah Convention Center marking the 70th anniversary of the country's independence. The Pakistani people stand ....

  • S. Korea's military to greatly increase Hyunmoo missiles

    Date: 2016-08-14 09:12:07 GMT - south korea - World - SN:15 - ID:5424257

    SEOUL, Aug 14 ( MENA) - South Korea's military will greatly increase the number of Hyunmoo missiles in its inventory to better counter North Korea's evolving nuclear and missile threats, Yonhap quoted sources as saying Sunday. Government insiders ....

  • Mosque imam killed in New York

    Date: 2016-08-14 06:11:24 GMT - USA - World - SN:3 - ID:5423737

    NEW YORK, Aug 14 (MENA) - A Muslim imam of a mosque in New York City and his associate have been shot dead while walking along together following afternoon prayers, CNN reported quoting authorities. The men were approached by a man from behind ....

  • ‘Sexual assaults on children’ at Greek refugee camps -- Paper

    Date: 2016-08-13 22:40:06 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:82 - ID:5423301

    LONDON, Aug 13 (MENA) – Children as young as seven have been sexually assaulted in official European refugee camps, the Guardian reported on Saturday. The claims come as testimony emerges suggesting that some camps are so unsafe that youngsters ....

  • N. Korean FM to visit New York next month for U.N. meetings: report

    Date: 2016-08-13 22:38:42 GMT - south korea - World - SN:80 - ID:5423389

    SEOUL, Aug 13 (MENA) - North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho plans to visit New York next month to attend U.N. meetings, Yonhap said Saturday. Ri Yong-ho plans to visit the United Nations in September, but no specific meetings have been ....

  • N. Korea claims U.S. invasion imminent, threatens nuclear strike

    Date: 2016-08-13 21:58:38 GMT - south korea - World - SN:79 - ID:5423381

    SEOUL, Aug 13 (MENA) - North Korea on Saturday accused the United States of seeking to invade the communist state in the near future, and threatened to launch a nuclear strike against the U.S. at any sign of such a move. "The U.S. attempt to ....

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