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  • Afghan refugee camps 'safe havens' for terrorists – Pakistani official

    Date: 2016-06-21 09:08:31 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:13 - ID:5132269

    ISLAMABAD, June 21 (MENA) - Adviser to the Pakistani Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz said that Afghan refugee camps within Pakistan turned into safe havens for terrorists after the country's armed forces destroyed the militants' ....

  • Donald Trump fires Corey Lewandowski, his Campaign Manager

    Date: 2016-06-21 09:07:40 GMT - USA - World - SN:11 - ID:5132461

    NEW YORK, June 21 (MENA) - US presidential candidate Donald J. Trump fired his divisive campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski, on Monday as he confronts urgent challenges heading into the general election — a strategic shift after months of concerns ....

  • UN releases dlrs 15 mn to help Iraqis fleeing Fallujah

    Date: 2016-06-21 08:42:54 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:8 - ID:5132281

    NEW YORK, June 21 (MENA) - The UN humanitarian chief has released 15 million dollars in emergency aid to provide life-saving assistance to more than 85,000 people forced to flee recent fighting and military operations in the Iraqi city of Fallujah, ....

  • Russian army chief says fed up with situation in Syria, not Americans

    Date: 2016-06-20 21:51:06 GMT - Russia - World - SN:90 - ID:5131237

    MOSCOW, June 20 (MENA) - Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Russia Valery Gerasimov said on Monday "We are fed up with the situation in Syria, not the Americans." In statements quoted by Russia Today, Gerasimov said Moscow is still ....

  • Paper: EU girds for Britain’s possible departure

    Date: 2016-06-20 21:42:24 GMT - USA - World - SN:88 - ID:5131061

    WASHINGTON, June 20 (MENA) – European officials are planning a series of emergency meetings in case Britain votes to leave the European Union, aimed at calming financial markets and avoiding a domino effect in weaker economies, according to people ....

  • WFP's ShareTheMeal launches new goal to support Syrians in Lebanon

    Date: 2016-06-20 20:56:19 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:84 - ID:5131053

    CAIRO, June 20 (MENA) - The World Food Programme's (WFP) ShareTheMeal app reached its goal of providing food for a full year to 1,400 Syrian refugee children in Beirut, Lebanon, in just seven weeks. This was possible in large part because of ....

  • Iran thwarts bomb attack in Tehran

    Date: 2016-06-20 20:13:36 GMT - Iran - World - SN:81 - ID:5131149

    TEHRAN, June 20 (MENA) - A senior Iranian official says authorities have apprehended several people suspected of planning bomb attacks in the capital Tehran, according to Press TV. Iran's Supreme National Security Council Secretary Ali Shamkhani ....

  • Global forced displacement hits record high -- UNHCR

    Date: 2016-06-20 19:58:21 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:80 - ID:5131049

    LONDON, June 20 (MENA) - Wars and persecution have driven more people from their homes than at any time since UNHCR records began, according to a new report released by the UN Refugee Agency. The report, entitled Global Trends, noted that on ....

  • Iran newspaper shut down after angering Revolutionary Guard

    Date: 2016-06-20 19:26:18 GMT - Iran - World - SN:78 - ID:5131065

    TEHRAN, June 20 (MENA) – An independent newspaper in Iran says authorities shut it down following complaints from the Revolutionary Guard, FOX News reported on Monday. The Ghanoon newspaper says in a statement on its website Monday that Tehran's ....

  • US, Israeli defense ministers discuss security issues

    Date: 2016-06-20 19:00:42 GMT - USA - World - SN:76 - ID:5131021

    WASHINGTON, June 20 (MENA) - US Defense Secretary Ash Carter and Israeli Minister of Defense Avigdor Lieberman reaffirmed the strength of the US-Israeli defense relationship during a bilateral meeting at the Pentagon on Monday, Pentagon Press ....

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