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  • 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 ....

  • Attack on Northgate hotel ended in Kabul, all terrorists shot dead

    Date: 2016-08-01 09:44:46 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:15 - ID:5354077

    KABUL, August 1 (MENA) - A coordinated attack followed by a massive explosion has ended with the elimination of all three terrorists, Khaama Press reported quoting the security officials as saying. Sediq Sediqi, spokesman for the Ministry of ....

  • Beijing seeks designs for 2022 winter Olympic & Paralympic games logos

    Date: 2016-08-01 08:55:14 GMT - China - World - SN:12 - ID:5353709

    BEIJING, August 1 (MENA) - Beijing launched a wolrdwide campaign to seek designs for the emblems of both 2022 winter Olympic and Paralympic games, xinhua news agency reported. At an event held to celebrate the first anniversary of its successful ....

  • Trump denies any relation with Putin

    Date: 2016-08-01 06:15:41 GMT - USA - World - SN:2 - ID:5353109

    WASHINGTON, Aug 1 (MENA) - US Presidential candidate Donald Trump continued to distance himself from Russian leader Vladimir Putin by saying he saying he has never met or spoken to him on the phone. The latest remarks come contrary to what he ....

  • S. Korea's Navy chief to visit US to coordinate response to N. Korean provocations

    Date: 2016-07-31 22:35:15 GMT - south korea - World - SN:87 - ID:5352885

    SEOUL, July 31 (MENA) - South Korea's Navy chief will visit the United States to discuss ways to coordinate joint responses to North Korea's provocations, Yonhap news agency reported Sunday. Adm. Jung Ho-sub will leave for the United States for a ....

  • Police in French priest murder case investigate messaging app link

    Date: 2016-07-31 21:48:03 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:85 - ID:5352841

    LONDON, July 31 (MENA) - French police investigating the murder of a priest in Normandy are trying to identify members of a closed channel on the messaging app Telegram where one of the attackers outlined his murder plan. As Muslim worshippers ....

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