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  • Italy denies Daesh bombing campaign is imminent

    Date: 2015-10-06 21:39:05 GMT - Italy - World - SN:73 - ID:3481361

    ROME, Oct 6 (MENA) - The Italian Ministry of Defense has said that the use of Italian fighter jets to bomb strategic Daesh targets in Iraq is not imminent, The Local reported. A statement released by the ministry on Tuesday said that a bombing ....

  • Iraqi parliament speaker receives Russian envoy in Baghdad

    Date: 2015-10-06 21:04:24 GMT - Iraq - World - SN:71 - ID:3481189

    BAGHDAD, Oct 6 (MENA) – Iraq's parliament speaker Salim Al Jabouri received Tuesday Russian Ambassador in Baghdad Ilya Morgunov. The meeting tackled international coordination with regard to fighting Daesh terrorists, in addition to ongoing ....

  • Blair: 'Perversion of Islam' behind Middle East problems

    Date: 2015-10-06 20:48:26 GMT - USA - World - SN:70 - ID:3481245

    WASHINGTON, October 6 (MENA) - The "perversion of Islam is the source of a lot of problems in the Middle East," and more than force is needed to tackle extremism, former British prime minister Tony Blair told CNN Tuesday. Blair spoke to CNN after ....

  • US defense secretary calls for 2nd round of talks with Russia on Syria

    Date: 2015-10-06 20:17:24 GMT - USA - World - SN:68 - ID:3481177

    MADRID, Oct 6 (MENA) - US Defense Secretary Ash Carter on Tuesday called on Russia to hold a second round of talks with the Pentagon to discuss Moscow's military activities in Syria. The US is waiting for a second meeting with Russia on how to ....

  • EU, US, Turkey urge Libyan rivals to finalize presidency consultations

    Date: 2015-10-06 20:03:17 GMT - Libya - World - SN:67 - ID:3481097

    TRIPOLI, Oct 6 (MENA) – The envoys and ambassadors of the EU, the US, Turkey and other countries urged the Libyan rivals to speed up their consultations on choosing the members of the presidential council. In a joint statement on Tuesday, ....

  • WWII-era bomb found near Munich's Popular Deutsches Museum

    Date: 2015-10-06 19:17:55 GMT - Germany - World - SN:64 - ID:3481025

    MUNICH, Oct 6 (MENA) – Munich's Popular Deutsches Museum was evacuated on Tuesday after a World War II-era bomb was found in a courtyard at construction site, Fox News reported. The museum's spokesman Gerrit Faust said that the 250-kilogram bomb ....

  • Russian airstrikes coordinated with Syrian army, says spokesman

    Date: 2015-10-06 18:45:15 GMT - Russia - World - SN:62 - ID:3480745

    MOSCOW, October 6 (MENA) – The Russian airstrikes are being carried out in coordination with the Syrian army, unlike those launched by the US-led coalition, Russia's Foreign Ministry spokesperson Maria Zakharova said Tuesday. According to Russia ....

  • US sees Russian drive against CIA-backed rebels in Syria challenge to Obama

    Date: 2015-10-06 16:00:15 GMT - USA - World - SN:52 - ID:3480361

    WASHINGTON, Oct 6 (MENA) - Russia has targeted Syrian rebel groups backed by the Central Intelligence Agency in a string of airstrikes running for days, leading the US to conclude that it is an intentional effort by Moscow, American officials ....

  • Taliban takes responsibility of suicide attacks in Kabul

    Date: 2015-10-06 14:37:45 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:45 - ID:3479981

    KABUL, Oct 6 (MENA) - Taliban claimed responsibility for twin suicide bombings in Kabul on Monday evening near the Afghan parliament and the Russian Embassy. Taliban said in a statement Tuesday that the attack on the Russian embassy targeted a ....

  • Turkish PM holds security meeting over Russia airspace violation

    Date: 2015-10-06 11:25:04 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:28 - ID:3477821

    ANKARA, Oct 6 (MENA) – Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu chaired a security meeting on late Monday with his deputies Tugrul Turkes and Yalcin Akdogan after a Russian fighter jet violated Turkey's airspace over the weekend near the Syrian ....

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