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  • California shooters 'supporters' of Daesh

    Date: 2015-12-05 20:32:48 GMT - USA - World - SN:103 - ID:3868566

    WASHINGTON, Dec 5 (MENA) – Daesh terrorist group on Saturday hailed the two people who massacred 14 people in Southern California this week as "supporters" of the terror group -- a message that came after US investigators said they suspect one of ....

  • Russia surprised by US 'blindness' to trucks delivering Daesh oil to Turkey

    Date: 2015-12-05 17:45:58 GMT - Russia - World - SN:83 - ID:3868073

    MOSCOW, Dec 5 (MENA) - The Russian Defense Ministry said on Saturday that it was surprised by the "blindness" of US authorities in regard to photo evidence showing trucks delivering Daesh oil to Turkey. "Finally, our colleagues from the [US] ....

  • Mauritania, EU confer on boosting cooperation

    Date: 2015-12-05 16:49:54 GMT - Mauritania - World - SN:79 - ID:3867785

    NOUAKCHOTT, Dec 5 (MENA) – Mauritanian Prime Minister Yahya Ould Hademine conferred with the ambassadors of the European Union, Spain, France, Germany and Britain on efforts of developing cooperation and partnership between the EU and the five ....

  • 10 injured in bomb blasts at Hindu Temple in Bangladesh

    Date: 2015-12-05 16:26:31 GMT - Bangladesh - World - SN:74 - ID:3867661

    DHAKA, Dec 5 (MENA) - Unidentified attackers hurled three homemade bombs on the premises of a Hindu temple in northern Bangladesh during a drama performance early Saturday, injuring 10 people, police said. The incident occurred while an open-air ....

  • Japanese PM says no simultaneous Diet elections next summer

    Date: 2015-12-05 15:32:41 GMT - Japan - World - SN:66 - ID:3866777

    TOKYO, Dec 5 (MENA) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Saturday that he is not considering dissolving the House of Representatives for a general election, Kyodo news agency reported. He said no elections would be held to coincide with ....

  • Royal security stepped up after Syria air strikes increase terrorist threat

    Date: 2015-12-05 13:53:19 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:51 - ID:3866017

    LONDON, Dec 5 (MENA) - The Queen and other members of the Royal family have had their security stepped up because police believe British air strikes on Syria have increased the risk of a terrorist attempt on their lives. Royal sources said the ....

  • No link between California shooting, refugee program -- US official

    Date: 2015-12-05 07:27:49 GMT - USA - World - SN:10 - ID:3863610

    WASHINGTON, Dec 5 (MENA) - The US State Department has denied any link between a recent California shooting that killed 14 people and a program to resettle Syrian refugees. "The US has made very clear its position on the resettlement of Syrian ....

  • US presses for UN resolution to fight Daesh financing

    Date: 2015-12-05 07:20:26 GMT - USA - World - SN:9 - ID:3863586

    WASHINGTON, Dec 5 (MENA) - The United States and Russia are negotiating a new resolution at the United Nations Security Council intended to strengthen international efforts to cut off revenues that the Daesh raises to govern territory and spread its ....

  • Australian parliament passes anti-terrorism law to strip citizenship

    Date: 2015-12-04 10:41:59 GMT - Australia - World - SN:38 - ID:3860210

    CANBERRA, Dec 4 (MENA) - Australia's parliament has passed legislation to strip dual nationals of their citizenship if they are convicted of terrorism offenses or found to have fought with banned groups overseas, despite concerns about deporting ....

  • Taliban leader killed

    Date: 2015-12-04 08:39:31 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:17 - ID:3859378

    KABUL, Dec 4 (MENA) - A former Taliban minister has said leader Mullah Akhtar Mansoor was killed during a shootout between militants in Quetta though the outlawed group rejected the claim as fabricated, Hindustan Times reported. Amir Khan ....

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