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  • 2 Air France flights diverted because of threats

    Date: 2015-11-18 13:32:55 GMT - USA - World - SN:78 - ID:3755857

    WASHINGTON, Nov 18 (MENA) - Two Air France flights were diverted Tuesday night due to anonymous threats received after they had taken off, USA Today reported. The airline confirmed that a bomb threat prompted it to interrupt Air France Flight 65 ....

  • Russia hits 206 ISIS targets in Syria in 24 hours

    Date: 2015-11-18 13:30:03 GMT - Russia - World - SN:74 - ID:3755769

    MOSCOW, Nov 18 (MENA) - Over the past 24 hours, the Russian military hit over 200 terrorist targets in Syria in 127 sorties. The escalated Russian operation involved not only warplanes flying from an airfield near Latakia, but also strategic ....

  • Washington Post: Is US safe from Paris-style Daesh attack?

    Date: 2015-11-18 13:16:25 GMT - USA - World - SN:70 - ID:3755945

    WASHINGTON, Nov 18 (MENA) - As France reels from a set of Daesh terrorist attacks in Paris last week that killed scores and wounded hundreds, Americans are wondering whether their own country is any safer, an editorial published in The Washington ....

  • Last flight to evacuate remaining Russian tourists from Egypt on Nov. 30 - minister

    Date: 2015-11-18 12:23:54 GMT - Russia - World - SN:62 - ID:3755557

    MOSCOW, Nov 18 (MENA) - The last flight to take Russians from Egypt is scheduled for November 30, said Russian Transport Minister Maxim Sokolov. Almost 90,000 Russian tourists have been taken out of Egypt, he added. "An overwhelming majority of ....

  • Russian defense min. calls for uniting efforts to combat terrorism

    Date: 2015-11-18 11:59:24 GMT - Russia - World - SN:56 - ID:3754937

    MOSCOW, Nov 18 (MENA) - Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu called on the international community to unite efforts to fight terrorism. This remark came during the meeting held between Shoigu and the vice chairman of the Chinese central ....

  • French govt spokesman confirms Paris suburb police raid over

    Date: 2015-11-18 11:35:55 GMT - France - World - SN:53 - ID:3755129

    PARIS, Nov 18 (MENA) - A police raid on the Paris suburb of Saint-Denis is over, French government spokesman Stephane Le Foll said on Wednesday, according to France 24. Police launched a raid in the Saint Denis area north of Paris early on ....

  • Paris attacks: 'No timetable' for UK Syria strikes decision

    Date: 2015-11-18 11:28:39 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:52 - ID:3755225

    LONDON, Nov 18 (MENA) - Downing Street has insisted it is "not setting out a timetable" for a decision on Syria air strikes after newspaper reports suggested David Cameron would hold a Commons vote by Christmas. On Tuesday, the prime minister ....

  • Encrypted communications used in Paris attacks - intelligence

    Date: 2015-11-18 11:17:00 GMT - USA - World - SN:48 - ID:3754653

    WASHINGTON, Nov 18 (MENA) - A growing belief among intelligence officials that the terrorists behind Friday’s Paris attacks used encrypted communications is prompting a far-ranging re-examination of U.S. policy on data collection and surveillance, ....

  • Murder of Russians aboard A321 equivalent to attack on country - Lavrov

    Date: 2015-11-18 11:04:12 GMT - Russia - World - SN:46 - ID:3755021

    MOSCOW, Nov 18 (MENA) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said that the murder of Russians aboard a passenger plane that had crashed over Egypt's Sinai was equivalent to an attack on Moscow, according to Sputnik News Agency. A Russian ....

  • EU slammed as 8 migrants use same passports as Paris bomber

    Date: 2015-11-18 10:44:21 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:41 - ID:3754729

    LONDON, Nov 18 (MENA) - The European Union has come under fire after it emerged as many as eight migrants have reached Europe using travel documents almost identical to those belonging to one of the Paris bombers, according to Britain's Express ....

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