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  • US airstrikes kill Daesh head in Libya

    Date: 2015-12-07 21:32:38 GMT - USA - World - SN:98 - ID:3881586

    WASHINGTON, Dec 7 (MENA) – The Pentagon confirmed Monday that US airstrikes last month killed the head of Daesh in Libya, FOX News reported. Abu Nabil was targeted in a Nov 13 airstrike carried out by F-15 aircraft in the city of Derna, Pentagon ....

  • Dalai Lama calls for dialogue with Daesh

    Date: 2015-12-07 19:24:26 GMT - Italy - World - SN:90 - ID:3881258

    ROME, Dec 7 (MENA) - The spiritual leader, Dalai Lama, raised eyebrows when he insisted that the West "must engage in dialogue with ISIS (Daesh)" and said leaders should still "have respect" for the terror group despite its sickening crimes against ....

  • UN seeks record $20bn for humanitarian aid in 2016

    Date: 2015-12-07 17:58:38 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:85 - ID:3880766

    NEW YORK, Dec 7 (MENA) - The United Nations is appealing for $20.1bn to fund aid operations in 2016, with two-fifths needed to help those affected by the war in Syria, The BBC reported Monday. UN aid chief Stephen O'Brien said suffering in the ....

  • Turkey summons Russian ambassador

    Date: 2015-12-07 17:27:00 GMT - Russia - World - SN:83 - ID:3880866

    MOSCOW, Dec 7 (MENA) – The Turkish Foreign Ministry on Monday summoned the Russian ambassador in Ankara over a serviceman on a Russian naval ship allegedly brandished a rocket launcher while the vessel passed through Istanbul over the ....

  • NATO ready to help future Libya unity government

    Date: 2015-12-07 16:19:02 GMT - Libya - World - SN:76 - ID:3880082

    TRIPOLI, Dec 7 (MENA) - NATO is ready to help a future national unity government in Libya, alliance chief Jens Stoltenberg said. "If a national unity government is formed, we are ready to help it and provide assistance," Stoltenberg said in press ....

  • White House insists it has a plan to fight Daesh and that it’s working

    Date: 2015-12-07 15:53:32 GMT - USA - World - SN:72 - ID:3879830

    WASHINGTON, Dec 7 (MENA) - To its critics, President Obama’s strategy to combat the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq (Daesh) is weak and incoherent. Even some of the staunchest U.S. allies and partners in the fight worry that the time for what they ....

  • Turkey to lose 6.5 bln dlrs due to crisis with Russia

    Date: 2015-12-07 15:07:30 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:68 - ID:3878534

    ANKARA, Dec 7 (MENA) - A Turkish official in the main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) said that Turkey will lose about 6.5 billion dollars due to its crisis with Russia after downing the Russian military jet. He further said that the ....

  • Kremlin denies news about using military bases in Homs to launch raids

    Date: 2015-12-07 15:01:17 GMT - Russia - World - SN:66 - ID:3878930

    MOSCOW, Dec 7 (MENA) - The Kremlin denied Monday news fanned by Russian media about the use of two military air bases in Homs by the Russian air forces to support the Syrian army. In a press conference, the Russian Presidential spokesman Dmitry ....

  • US-led international coalition air raids Daesh hotbeds in Syria, Iraq

    Date: 2015-12-07 14:36:01 GMT - USA - World - SN:60 - ID:3878934

    WASHINGTON, Dec 7 (MENA) – The US-led international coalition air forces raided on Monday hotbeds of Daesh terrorist group in Syria and Iraq. In a statement on Russia Today TV channel, a statement issued by the coalition forces said 20 air raids ....

  • 1 person killed, 6 others injured in blast on Algerian ship in Petersburg

    Date: 2015-12-07 12:42:02 GMT - Russia - World - SN:48 - ID:3878033

    SAINT PETERSBURG, Dec 7 (MENA) - A source at the Russian Emergency Ministry in St. Petersburg Monday said that one person was killed and six others were wounded due to an explosion on an Algerian military vessel under maintenance in the Russian ....

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