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  • US leads 13 nations on major naval drill in preparation for possible Asia conflict

    Date: 2016-08-03 20:39:08 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:97 - ID:5369517

    LONDON, Aug 3 (MENA) - About 25,000 servicemen and women and 40 warships massed in the Pacific Ocean to participate in Rimpac 16, the world's largest international maritime exercise, Express of Britain reported on Wednesday. The US Navy said the ....

  • US police officer charged with aiding Daesh

    Date: 2016-08-03 20:12:23 GMT - USA - World - SN:94 - ID:5369505

    WASHINGTON, August 3 (MENA) - In the first case of a US police officer charged with aiding Daesh, a Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority cop was arrested Wednesday for providing material support to Daesh, the Justice Department ....

  • US embassy mourns death of Zewail

    Date: 2016-08-03 18:24:45 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:87 - ID:5369689

    CAIRO, Aug 3 (MENA) - The US Embassy in Cairo has mourned the death of Egyptian scientist Ahmed Zewail. "In addition to winning the Nobel Prize for his path breaking contributions to the field of Chemistry in 1999, we fondly remember Dr. Zewail as ....

  • Police detain 65 illegal migrants in Sofia

    Date: 2016-08-03 18:15:14 GMT - Bulgaria - World - SN:86 - ID:5369465

    SOFIA, Aug 3 (MENA) - Police in Sofia have detained 65 migrants carrying no identity documents in less than 24 hours, the Bulgarian Ministry of the Interior was quoted by Sofia News Agency as saying on Wednesday. Eight migrants claiming to be of ....

  • Airbus offers military aircraft to Malaysia's Air Force

    Date: 2016-08-03 17:58:13 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:85 - ID:5369437

    KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 3 (MENA) - Airbus Defense and Space is set to pitch its surveillance aircraft C295 for maritime patrol to the Royal Malaysian Air Force, Airbus Head of Military Aircraft, Fernando Alonso, was quoted by Bernama news agency as ....

  • US airlifted $400 m to Iran as four detained Americans were released

    Date: 2016-08-03 08:38:34 GMT - USA - World - SN:21 - ID:5365393

    WASHINGTON, Aug 3 (MENA) - The US government airlifted the equivalent of 400 million dollars to Iran this past January, which occurred as four detained Americans were released by Tehran, the Wall Street Journal reported. State Department spokesman ....

  • Three more Democratic National Committee officials resign in wake of email leak

    Date: 2016-08-03 08:38:18 GMT - USA - World - SN:20 - ID:5365377

    WASHINGTON, Aug 3 (MENA) - Three more top Democratic National Committee officials plan to leave the organization, including the chief executive and the finance head, as fallout from an email-hacking scandal further shook the party’s leadership ....

  • N. Korea fires off 2 Rodong missiles, one explodes shortly after launch: military

    Date: 2016-08-03 07:34:37 GMT - south korea - World - SN:13 - ID:5364897

    SEOUL, Aug 3 (MENA) - North Korea on Wednesday fired off what are believed to be two mid-range Rodong ballistic missiles, but one of them exploded right after launch, the South Korean military said. The missiles were launched from near the ....

  • Iran says it has executed a number of Kurdish militants

    Date: 2016-08-02 22:57:28 GMT - Iran - World - SN:102 - ID:5364053

    TEHRAN, Aug 2 (MENA) - The official news agency for Iran's judiciary says authorities have executed a number of Kurdish Islamic extremists convicted of armed robbery, killing civilians and planning bomb attacks. The Tuesday report says the group ....

  • Japan to name woman as defense minister

    Date: 2016-08-02 22:50:52 GMT - Japan - World - SN:100 - ID:5363577

    TOKYO, Aug 2 (MENA) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe plans to replace Defense Minister Gen Nakatani with the governing Liberal Democratic Party's policy council chairwoman Tomomi Inada, Kyodo News cited sources close to the matter as saying ....

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