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  • Obama apprised of situation in Turkey

    Date: 2016-07-15 22:55:29 GMT - USA - World - SN:118 - ID:5266365

    WASHINGTON, July 15 (MENA) - The White House said on Friday that President Barack Obama has been briefed of the unfolding situation in Turkey and will continue to receive regular updates. According to the CNN, President Obama’s national security ....

  • Social network use restricted in Turkey

    Date: 2016-07-15 22:38:16 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:116 - ID:5266269

    ANKARA, July 15 (MENA) - Access has been restricted in Turkey to Facebook, Twitter and YouTube shortly after news that a military coup was under way, monitoring groups said Friday. Turkey Blocks, a group that monitors internet shutdowns in the ....

  • US, Saudi cooperation to be unchanged after 9/11 report declassification

    Date: 2016-07-15 22:37:00 GMT - USA - World - SN:115 - ID:5266209

    WASHINGTON, July 15 (MENA) – The declassification of 28 pages of a joint congressional inquiry links between the Saudi government and the 9/11 terrorist attacks will not compromise the relationship between Washington and Riyadh, US Department of ....

  • British Foreign Office tells UK citizens to avoid public places in Turkey

    Date: 2016-07-15 22:07:12 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:112 - ID:5266153

    LONDON, July 15 (MENA) – The British Foreign Office has advised UK citizens in Turkey to avoid public places and remain vigilant, ITV reported on Friday. It added: "We are concerned by events unfolding in Ankara and Istanbul." France and ....

  • Turkish military declares martial laws

    Date: 2016-07-15 22:05:53 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:111 - ID:5266113

    ANKARA, July 15 (MENA) - The Turkish military on Friday said that it had launched a coup, in what the prime minister termed an illegal act aimed at usurping the authorities, the Sky News reported. Also, the military imposed curfew nationwide and ....

  • Turkish PM claims attempted coup underway

    Date: 2016-07-15 21:26:35 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:108 - ID:5266037

    ANKARA, July 15 (MENA) - Turkey's prime minister said Friday that a group within Turkey's military has engaged in what appeared to be an attempted coup, The Independent reported. Binali Yildirim told NTV television: "It is correct that there was ....

  • Russia’s Syria experience to strengthen Armed Forces, create new weapons — minister

    Date: 2016-07-15 18:07:35 GMT - Russia - World - SN:97 - ID:5265529

    MOSCOW, July 15 (MENA) - The Russian military contingent’s experience gained in the struggle against terrorists in Syria will help strengthen Russia’s Armed Forces and develop new-generation weapons, Defense Minister, Army General Sergei Shoigu said ....

  • Paris prosecutor: 84 dead in Nice attack, 52 in critical care

    Date: 2016-07-15 17:24:33 GMT - France - World - SN:94 - ID:5265293

    PARIS, July 15 (MENA) – Paris Prosecutor François Molins said the death toll in Nice Attack remains 84 and “202 people were injured including 52 who are now in critical care,” the Guardian reported on Friday. “Among these 52 people 25 are still ....

  • Hollande to hold another meeting of Security and Defense Council on Saturday

    Date: 2016-07-15 17:15:03 GMT - France - World - SN:93 - ID:5265349

    PARIS, July 15 (MENA) - French President François Hollande will hold on Saturday morning another meeting of the country's Security and Defense Council, the second, to discuss the latest developments of the terrorist attack in Nice, according to a ....

  • Awqaf minister deplores Nice terrorist attack

    Date: 2016-07-15 16:17:05 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:87 - ID:5264981

    CAIRO, July 15 (MENA) - Awqaf Minister Mohamed Mokhtar Gomaa on Friday strongly condemned the terrorist attack that took place in the French city of Nice on Thursday night, leaving scores of people dead and many others injured. The minister also ....

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