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  • UK's Syria air strikes killed or injured 'seven Daesh fighters'

    Date: 2016-02-18 22:24:57 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:125 - ID:4344645

    LONDON, Feb 18 (MENA) - Seven fighters from Daesh have been killed or injured by British air strikes in Syria, the Ministry of Defense estimates. By the end of January four attacks had resulted in Daesh casualties, the BBC reported. The first UK ....

  • Trump: Pope will regret calling me un-Christian when Daesh attacks Vatican

    Date: 2016-02-18 21:52:36 GMT - USA - World - SN:121 - ID:4344517

    WASHINGTON, Feb 18 (MENA) - US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump lashed out Thursday after Vatican Pope Francis questioned his Christianity, saying the pontiff will "wish and pray" he the real estate mogul were President "if and when ....

  • Global-PRNewswire (3):Davisco to Exhibit Cheese and Food Ingredient Expertise at Gulfood 2016

    Date: 2016-02-18 21:43:36 GMT - USA - World - SN:120 - ID:4344665

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minnesota, Feb. 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/MENA/ -- Davisco will exhibit its cheese and food ingredient expertise at Gulfood 2016, the world's largest annual food and hospitality show. The event takes place February 21-25 at the Dubai ....

  • Hammond urges cessation of hostilities, launching political transition in Syria

    Date: 2016-02-18 17:36:37 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:107 - ID:4343625

    LONDON, Feb 18 (MENA) - UK Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond on Thursday reiterated the urgent need for cessation of hostilities and political transition in Syria. "I am relieved that desperately-needed aid convoys have now arrived in five ....

  • France to increase fighter jets in Jordan, UAE

    Date: 2016-02-18 16:57:17 GMT - France - World - SN:104 - ID:4343309

    PARIS, Feb 18 (MENA) – France will increase the number of its fighter jets deployed in Jordan and the UAE to compensate the departure of Charles de Gaulle, the French army said on Thursday. France's only aircraft carrier the Charles de Gaulle had ....

  • Obama announces Cuba visit

    Date: 2016-02-18 15:33:46 GMT - USA - World - SN:91 - ID:4342837

    WASHINGTON, Feb 18 (MENA) – US President Barack Obama will visit Havana, Cuba, March 21-22, according to a Medium post by deputy national security adviser Ben Rhodes. The President announced the news via Twitter on Thursday, CNN reported. "14 ....

  • Italian president calls for meeting of Supreme Defense Council

    Date: 2016-02-18 15:28:02 GMT - Italy - World - SN:88 - ID:4342689

    ROME, Feb 18 (MENA) - Italian President Sergio Mattarella called a meeting of the Supreme Defense Council to be held next Thursday. The first item on the agenda is the international situation, especially Libya, the conflicts in Iraq and Syria and ....

  • Germany, Turkey at odds on migrants

    Date: 2016-02-18 14:18:14 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:77 - ID:4342249

    LONDON, Feb 18 (MENA) - Berlin and Ankara are at loggerheads over Europe’s refugee crisis, with Germany refusing to take in refugees directly from Turkey unless it does more to curb the number of migrants arriving in Greece. Angela Merkel, German ....

  • 5 Red Cross officials kidnapped in Afghanistan

    Date: 2016-02-18 14:03:16 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:73 - ID:4342245

    KABUL, Feb 18 (MENA) - Five employees of International Committee of Red Cross (ICRC) have been kidnapped by unknown gunmen in Afghanistan’s Ghazni province, according to local media sources. Officials at the ICRC in Afghanistan said on Thursday ....

  • Erdogan slams US over Syria's Kurdish PYD, YPG

    Date: 2016-02-18 13:55:50 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:68 - ID:4341909

    ANKARA, Feb 18 (MENA) – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan slammed Washington on Thursday over its stance regarding Syria's Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD) and the People's Protection Units (YPG), according to Turkey's Cihan News ....

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