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  • Daesh to open second front in Afghanistan: Russia spokesman

    Date: 2015-12-10 20:17:42 GMT - Russia - World - SN:95 - ID:3903050

    MOSCOW, Dec 10 (MENA) – Russian Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Maria Zakharova said Daesh terrorist group is going to open a "second front" in Afghanistan. According to her, the Russian military campaign against the terrorist organization in Syria ....

  • China backs political settlement in Syria

    Date: 2015-12-10 20:04:43 GMT - China - World - SN:94 - ID:3903926

    BEIJING, Dec 10 (MENA) - China has expressed readiness to work with all relevant parties for a political settlement in Syria. "The Chinese side is ready to work with all relevant parties to push for a political settlement of the Syrian issue at ....

  • Iraqi MPs asked for investigation into Turkish incursion into Iraq: speaker

    Date: 2015-12-10 16:57:23 GMT - Iraq - World - SN:81 - ID:3903210

    BAGHDAD, Dec 10 (MENA) - Iraqi parliament speaker Salim Al Jabouri has received 61 requests from lawmakers to launch an investigation on the Turkish incursion into the Iraqi territories. In press statements on Thursday, Jabouri said that the ....

  • Kim Jong Un claims North Korea has a hydrogen bomb

    Date: 2015-12-10 15:46:16 GMT - North Korea - World - SN:75 - ID:3902638

    PYONGYANG, Dec 10 (MENA) - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has reportedly claimed his scientists have developed a hydrogen bomb. If true, it would signal a major advance in the country's nuclear weapons capabilities, Fox News reported on ....

  • Military plane flying 164 Syrian refugees from Beirut to Toronto

    Date: 2015-12-10 15:33:12 GMT - Lebanon - World - SN:73 - ID:3902434

    BEIRUT, Dec 10 (MENA) – A Canadian military plane has left Beirut's Rafik Hariri International Airport carrying the first plane load of Syrian refugees for resettlement in Canada. An airport source said the plane – a Canadian military CC-150 ....

  • Trump postpones Israel trip 'until after he is elected'

    Date: 2015-12-10 15:23:26 GMT - USA - World - SN:72 - ID:3902386

    WASHINGTON, Dec 10 (MENA) - Leading Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has said he is postponing a planned trip to Israel. The business mogul tweeted that the trip would take place "at a later date after I become President of the US", ....

  • Afghan Intelligence Chief Rahmatullah Nabil resigns

    Date: 2015-12-10 14:58:24 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:69 - ID:3902026

    KABUL, Dec 10 (MENA) - The Afghan Intelligence – National Directorate of Security (NDS) Chief Rahmatullah Nabil has resigned shortly after issuing an unusual statement, slamming Pakistan for supporting the anti-government elements in Afghanistan and ....

  • EU panel votes to gather airline passenger data

    Date: 2015-12-10 13:53:26 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:65 - ID:3901502

    BRUSSELS, Dec 10 (MENA) - A key committee of EU lawmakers has voted in favor of a new plan to track extremist fighters, paving the way for the long-delayed system to be approved early next year. The European Parliament Civil Liberties committee ....

  • American Muslims Raise $1,000 per hour for San Bernardino victims

    Date: 2015-12-10 12:23:47 GMT - USA - World - SN:52 - ID:3900922

    WASHINGTON, Dec 10 (MENA) - Hundreds of Muslim-Americans have raised more than $150,000 for the families of the victims killed in the San Bernardino shooting, hoping to respond to “evil with good”, said Time Magazine. Donations have been pouring ....

  • Azerbaijan Shells Positions In Nagorno-Karabakh

    Date: 2015-12-10 12:02:58 GMT - Azerbaijan - World - SN:51 - ID:3900626

    BAKU, Dec 10 (MENA) - Azeri tanks shelled positions in the Nagorno-Karabakh region for the first time in 21 years, the Defense Ministry for the region said in a statement carried by Radio Free Europe on Thursday. "For the first time since the ....

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