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  • Daesh thirst for oil highlighted by attacks in Libya

    Date: 2016-01-05 17:03:11 GMT - USA - World - SN:109 - ID:4057413

    WASHINGTON, Jan 5 (MENA) - Daesh's main branch in Libya launched attacks Monday near a key oil export terminal on the Mediterranean, the latest in a growing offensive that national security sources say underscores the terrorist group’s desire to ....

  • Kuwaiti CP receives former US amb. to Kuwait

    Date: 2016-01-05 14:29:59 GMT - Kuwait - World - SN:82 - ID:4055921

    KUWAIT CITY, Jan 5 (MENA) – Kuwaiti Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf al Ahmad al Jaber al Sabah received Tuesday former US ambassador to Kuwait Edward Gnehm. The Kuwaiti crown prince lauded Gnehm’s efforts for boosting Kuwaiti-US ties. The meeting ....

  • Grave dangers face Muslim world in light of Saudi-Iran standoff: Sartaj

    Date: 2016-01-05 11:38:57 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:43 - ID:4054265

    ISLAMABAD, Jan 5 (MENA) - Pakistan is concerned over recent tensions between Saudi Arabia and Iran that spiralled after the execution of Shia scholar Sheikh Nimr al Nimr, the Adviser to Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz said in a policy ....

  • Obama administration keeps its distance from Saudi Arabia-Iran fight Resize Text

    Date: 2016-01-05 11:33:10 GMT - USA - World - SN:42 - ID:4054313

    WASHINGTON, Jan 5 (MENA) - The Obama administration’s cautious approach to the latest eruption in tensions between two major Middle Eastern powers reflects a reluctance to take sides in a dispute where it believes both are at fault, and a sense that ....

  • Bus crash along icy Kırşehir-Ankara highway kills 7, injures 22

    Date: 2016-01-05 11:32:25 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:41 - ID:4054253

    ANKARA, Jan 5 (MENA) - Seven people were killed and 22 others injured when a bus rolled over due to ice on the road near the Central Anatolian province of Kırşehir on Monday, according to Today's Zaman. The accident took place at around 11 a.m. ....

  • 15 Daesh militants killed in clash with security forces in Nangarhar

    Date: 2016-01-05 11:30:56 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:40 - ID:4054269

    KABUL, Jan 5 (MENA) - Security forces have killed 15 Daesh militants in a clash in eastern Nangarhar province, Khaama Press reported. A statement released by the police headquarters of Nangarhar states that the gun battle erupted around 04:30 pm ....

  • UN Security Council to discuss weapons delivery from Turkey to Syria at Russia’s request

    Date: 2016-01-05 11:26:07 GMT - Russia - World - SN:38 - ID:4054309

    UNITED NATIONS, Jan 5 (MENA) - The United Nations Security Council will discuss delivery of weapons from Turkey to Syria on Tuesday at Russia’s request, Uruguay’s Permanent Representative to UN Elbio Rosselli, who is presiding over the UN Security ....

  • Malaysia condemns mob attacks on Saudi missions in Iran Read More : http://www.nst.com.my/news/2016/01/120562/msia-condemns-mob-attacks-saudi-missions-iran

    Date: 2016-01-05 10:59:08 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:35 - ID:4053793

    KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 5 (MENA) - Malaysia has expressed its concern over the developments in the Middle East, revolving around mob attacks on Saudi Arabian diplomatic missions, Bernama reported. Foreign Minister Anifah Aman said Malaysia strongly ....

  • Pentagon shutters African drone base, moves aircraft to other hotspots

    Date: 2016-01-05 10:13:54 GMT - USA - World - SN:30 - ID:4053533

    WASHINGTON, Jan 5 (MENA) - The Pentagon has closed a drone base in Africa and moved the unmanned aircraft to other locations as it strains to cope with a surge in demand for drones from military commanders fighting Daesh and other militant groups, ....

  • Iran, emerging from sanctions, faces more isolation after embassy attack

    Date: 2016-01-05 10:12:43 GMT - USA - World - SN:28 - ID:4053257

    TEHRAN, Jan 5 (MENA) - When a Saudi state executioner beheaded the prominent Shiite dissident Sheikh Nimr al Nimr on Saturday, the Shiite theocracy in Iran took it as a deliberate provocation by its regional rival and dusted off its favored ....

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