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  • UN concerned over increased fighting in Aleppo

    Date: 2016-07-12 11:09:37 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:35 - ID:5243929

    GENEVA, July 12 (MENA) - The United Nations said on Tuesday it was deeply concerned about increased fighting in and around the Syrian city of Aleppo and called for humanitarian aid access and the safe and rapid evacuation of civilians, according to ....

  • David Cameron chairs final cabinet as UK prime minister

    Date: 2016-07-12 10:00:36 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:27 - ID:5244065

    LONDON, July 12 (MENA) - UK Prime Minister David Cameron has been chairing his final cabinet meeting as prime minister as Theresa May prepares to take over, the BBC reported Tuesday. May had been expecting a nine-week Conservative leadership ....

  • Australian convicted of recruiting foreign fighters for Daesh

    Date: 2016-07-12 08:34:48 GMT - Australia - World - SN:16 - ID:5243429

    SYDNEY, July 12 (MENA) - An Australian court on Tuesday convicted Sydney man Hamdi Al Qudsi of recruiting seven young men to travel overseas and fight alongside Islamic State and al Qaeda affiliates in Syria, euro news reported, quoting a ....

  • US defense secretary arrives in Afghanistan for talks with senior officials

    Date: 2016-07-12 08:09:18 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:15 - ID:5243421

    KABUL, July 12 (MENA)- U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter is in Afghanistan to meet with U.S. commanders in the wake of a pledge by NATO allies to keep troop levels stable as they battle a resilient Taliban, ABC News reported. It's Carter's second ....

  • Daesh suffer heavy loss in foreign forces airstrike in east of Afghanistan

    Date: 2016-07-12 07:30:23 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:11 - ID:5243165

    KABUL, July 12 (MENA) - Loyalists of Daesh terrorist group suffered heavy loss during an airstrike in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan. The provincial government media office in a statement said the airstrike was carried out by the ....

  • US condemns violence in S.Sudan - official

    Date: 2016-07-12 07:09:15 GMT - USA - World - SN:9 - ID:5242981

    WASHINGTON, July 12 (MENA) - The United States condemns in the strongest terms the return to violence in South Sudan, US National Security Advisor Susan E.Rice said. In a statement released by the White House Monday night, Rice said: "It must ....

  • Singapore court jails 4 Bangladeshis linked to Daesh

    Date: 2016-07-12 07:00:49 GMT - Singapore - World - SN:6 - ID:5242977

    SINGAPORE, July 12 (MENA) - Four Bangladeshi workers who allegedly planned attacks linked to Daesh group in their own country were sentenced Tuesday to jail terms of up to five years, The Daily Mail reported. Prosecutors said the men, who pleaded ....

  • Islamabad voices concern over Kashmir killings

    Date: 2016-07-11 21:04:55 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:99 - ID:5242405

    ISLAMABAD, July 11 (MENA) - The Pakistan Foreign office on Monday evening summoned the Indian High Commissioner and conveyed Islamabad's serious concerns over "the continued killings" in Kashmir, Geo News reported. A handout from the Ministry of ....

  • Missing US airman's father: Italy police findings don't 'make sense'

    Date: 2016-07-11 21:02:27 GMT - USA - World - SN:98 - ID:5242409

    WASHINGTON, July 11 (MENA) - The father of a US airman and Afghanistan veteran who disappeared days ago in northern Italy has said he doesn't buy a police report suggesting his son fell into a canal after getting drunk at a cookout, Fox News ....

  • Two reported dead after police end hostage situation at Germany law firm

    Date: 2016-07-11 20:58:21 GMT - Germany - World - SN:97 - ID:5242257

    BERLIN, July 11 (MENA) - Two people were found dead in the basement of a law firm in Germany following an armed man's standoff with police, Fox News reported Monday. Police raided the building in Stuttgart after they were called to the scene when ....

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