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  • Around 52 million in NENA suffering chronic malnutrition -- FAO

    Date: 2019-05-09 07:21:03 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:8 - ID:7934404

    NEW YORK, May 9 (MENA) - Hunger continues to rise as conflicts and protracted crises have worsened in the Near East and North Africa region (NENA), which is likely to affect food security for years to come, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization ....

  • Brazilian court orders former President Temer to be jailed again

    Date: 2019-05-09 07:04:22 GMT - Brazil - World - SN:6 - ID:7934403

    BRASILIA, May 9 (MENA) - A Brazilian court has ordered that former President Michel Temer be jailed again over an ongoing investigation into allegations of corruption, according to Euronews. Temer had been held for several days in March over ....

  • US House committee votes to hold AG in contempt over Mueller report

    Date: 2019-05-09 06:39:05 GMT - USA - World - SN:3 - ID:7934380

    WASHINGTON, May 9 (MENA) - The US House Judiciary Committee voted to advance a resolution to hold Attorney General Bill Barr in contempt of Congress for not complying with a subpoena for special counsel Robert Mueller's unredacted report, after ....

  • Trump imposes sanctions on Iran's steel, mining industries

    Date: 2019-05-08 19:40:37 GMT - USA - World - SN:71 - ID:7934221

    WASHINGTON, May 8 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump on Wednesday announced sanctions against Iran’s steel and mining sectors, Al Arabiya reported. The White House said it was targeting the country’s biggest revenue source after oil and warned in ....

  • Trump asserts executive privilege over full Mueller report

    Date: 2019-05-08 18:35:10 GMT - USA - World - SN:67 - ID:7934087

    NEW YORK, May 8 (MENA) – US President Donald Trump asserted executive privilege on Wednesday in an effort to shield hidden portions of Robert S. Mueller III’s unredacted report and the evidence he collected from Congress, The New York Times ....

  • Azhar decries attack on Sufi shrine in Lahore

    Date: 2019-05-08 15:13:47 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:57 - ID:7933879

    CAIRO, May 8 (MENA) – Al-Azhar on Wednesday categorically denounced a suicide blast outside the Data Darbar shrine in Lahore, Pakistan, that left scores dead and injured. In a press statement, it urged the international community to uproot and ....

  • Japan will work on ensuring peace, stability in ME - spokesman

    Date: 2019-05-08 13:27:10 GMT - Japan - World - SN:44 - ID:7933534

    TOKYO, May 8 (MENA) - Japan is closely following the situation after Iran suspended some commitments under an international nuclear deal and will use Tokyo's amicable ties with Tehran to ensure peace and stability in the Middle East, a government ....

  • Hizbul Ahrar group claims responsibility for Lahore blast

    Date: 2019-05-08 10:00:27 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:18 - ID:7933120

    ISLAMABAD, May 8 (MENA) - Hizbul Ahrar group, a Pakistani Taliban faction, claimed responsibility for a blast that killed at least 10 persons and wounded 20 others in the eastern Pakistani city of Lahore on Wednesday, ABC News reported. Pakistani ....

  • Strong explosion hits foreign aid organization in Kabul

    Date: 2019-05-08 08:34:29 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:13 - ID:7933078

    KABUL, May 8 (MENA) - A heavy explosion rocked Kabul city few minutes with preliminary reports indicating the incident has taken place in Shahr-e-Naw area of the city, Khaama Press reported. Photos circulating on social media show thick plume of ....

  • Suicide blast outside Data Darbar in Lahore claims 8 lives

    Date: 2019-05-08 06:54:41 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:7 - ID:7932889

    ISLAMABAD, May 8 (MENA) - At least eight people, including five police officials, were killed and scores injured in a suicide blast outside the Data Darbar shrine in Lahore on Wednesday morning, Geo News quoted authorities as saying. According to ....

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