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  • Obama: No one's given more than Gold Star families

    Date: 2016-08-02 07:30:56 GMT - USA - World - SN:8 - ID:5358817

    WASHINGTON, Aug 2 (MENA) - In an implicit rebuke of Donald Trump's comments about the family of a Muslim-American soldier killed by a suicide bomber in Iraq, President Barack Obama declared Monday that "no one has given more for our freedom and our ....

  • FM spokesman: Iran-US talks excluded to nuclear issue

    Date: 2016-08-01 23:01:24 GMT - Iran - World - SN:72 - ID:5358509

    TEHRAN, Aug 1 (MENA) - Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said on Monday that diplomatic encounter with Washington excluded to the nuclear dispute. According to Iran's IRNA news agency, Qassemi made the remarks in response to recent ....

  • Italy says US anti-Daesh strikes in Libya "positive"

    Date: 2016-08-01 22:55:28 GMT - Libya - World - SN:71 - ID:5358501

    TRIPOLI, Aug 1 (MENA) - The Italian foreign ministry said Monday the US air strikes against Daesh in Libya are "positive". ANSAmed quoted a ministry statement as saying "the operations are taking place upon a request by the government of Prime ....

  • Dutch authorities enhance security at Amsterdam airport

    Date: 2016-08-01 22:19:34 GMT - Netherlands - World - SN:69 - ID:5358429

    AMSTERDAM, Aug 1 (MENA) – Dutch authorities said on Monday it will take extra security measures at one of Europe’s largest airports; Amsterdam’s Schiphol. According to a statement carried by Sky News Arabia, local authorities said the current ....

  • Indonesia to sink dozens of foreign illegal fishing vessels

    Date: 2016-08-01 20:09:04 GMT - Indonesia - World - SN:62 - ID:5358089

    JAKARTA, Aug 1 (MENA) - Indonesia will mark its Independence Day later this month by sinking as many as 71 foreign vessels that were seized for fishing illegally in the country's waters, ABC News reported on Monday. Maritime and Fisheries ....

  • 70% of Daesh militants in Afghanistan are Pakistani Taliban: US commander

    Date: 2016-08-01 20:08:41 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:61 - ID:5358085

    KABUL, Aug 1 (MENA) - Top US commander in Afghanistan General John Nicholson has said roughly 70 percent of Daesh group loyalists fighting in Afghanistan are members of Taliban Pakistan. Briefing the Washington-based journalists earlier this ....

  • Pentagon says to continue raids against Daesh in Libya

    Date: 2016-08-01 20:07:56 GMT - USA - World - SN:60 - ID:5357925

    WASHINGTON, Aug 1 (MENA) - The US military on Monday conducted precision airstrikes against Daesh targets in the Libyan city of Sirte, Pentagon Press Secretary Peter Cook said. The airstrikes comes at the request of the Libyan government of ....

  • Turkish Foreign ministry summons German diplomat

    Date: 2016-08-01 13:45:47 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:37 - ID:5355817

    ANKARA, Aug 1 (MENA) - The Turkish Foreign Ministry summoned on Monday the charge d'affaires of Germany in protest over a German court ruling that prevented President Recep Tayyip Erdogan from addressing a demonstration in Germany to denounce ....

  • Wall Street Journal: European prisons fueling radicalism spread

    Date: 2016-08-01 13:25:11 GMT - USA - World - SN:32 - ID:5355973

    NEW YORK, Aug 1 (MENA) - European prisons fuel radicalism among the prisoners, said the Wall Street Journal, referring to the Paris terror suspect Salah Abdeslam who was transferred to a prison cell in France where the paint on the walls was still ....

  • Kremlin: Five servicemen killed in helicopter crash in Syria

    Date: 2016-08-01 13:05:08 GMT - Russia - World - SN:27 - ID:5355333

    MOSCOW, Aug 1 (MENA) - Five Russian military personnel on board a helicopter have died after their aircraft was shot down in Syria, the Kremlin, quoted by ABC, has confirmed. The Russian defence ministry said the military helicopter was shot down ....

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