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  • Iran's Supreme Leader condemns Israeli assaults on Al Aqsa Mosque

    Date: 2015-09-23 11:19:06 GMT - Iran - World - SN:28 - ID:3404621

    TEHRAN, Sept 23 (MENA) - Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei strongly condemned the ongoing Israeli assaults on AL Aqsa Mosque, labeling them as sacrilegious acts. The mischievous policies adopted by the US and the crimes committed ....

  • Russia expands military presence in Syria, satellite photos show

    Date: 2015-09-23 10:27:49 GMT - USA - World - SN:24 - ID:3404261

    WASHINGTON, Sept 23 (MENA) - Russian forces appear to be expanding their military presence in Syria through the development of two additional bases that pose new challenges for the Obama administration as it struggles to avert a clash with Moscow in ....

  • Michel Kafando 'back in charge'

    Date: 2015-09-23 10:27:19 GMT - Burkina Faso - World - SN:23 - ID:3404353

    OUAGADOUGOU, Sept 23 (MENA) - Burkina Faso's interim President Michel Kafando has said he is back in charge and civilian rule restored nearly a week after a coup, the BBC reported on Wednesday. His announcement came as coup leader Gen Gilbert ....

  • Putin opens grand mosque in Moscow

    Date: 2015-09-23 10:13:13 GMT - Russia - World - SN:19 - ID:3404149

    MOSCOW, Sept 23 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin opened Wednesday the Moscow Cathedral Mosque, one of the largest mosques in Europe. Putin inaugurated the main mosque of Moscow after the global renovation in the company of several ....

  • NATO soldier killed in militants attack in the vicinity of Bagram Airfield

    Date: 2015-09-23 09:42:32 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:18 - ID:3403937

    KABUL, Sept 23 (MENA) - A service member of the NATO-led Resolute Support (RS) mission was killed in an attack in the vicinity of Bagram Airfield in northern Parwan province of Afghanistan, the Afghan news agency Khaama Press (KP) reported. A ....

  • Selfies are killing more people than shark attacks

    Date: 2015-09-23 09:18:18 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:15 - ID:3403941

    LONDON, Sept 23 (MENA) - More people have died while trying to take a ‘selfie’ than from shark attacks this year, The Independent reported Wednesday. So far, 12 people have lost their lives while trying to take a photo of themselves. But the ....

  • Germany considers plan to limit migrants number - minister

    Date: 2015-09-23 08:27:47 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:11 - ID:3403593

    LONDON, Sept 23 (MENA) - Germany is considering plans to limit the number of migrants it takes in every year, the British Express newspaper reported, quoting the German interior minister. Thomas de Maiziere has said there is a limit to the number ....

  • Uganda supports Egypt for Security Council membership

    Date: 2015-09-22 20:59:01 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:110 - ID:3402497

    CAIRO, Sept 22 (MENA) – Uganda has reiterated its support to Egypt for the UN Security Council membership, hoping it could assume a leading role in the Security Council in defense of African issues which represented 75 percent of its agenda. This ....

  • Shoukry meets with Security Council counter-terrorism committee chief

    Date: 2015-09-22 20:04:44 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:106 - ID:3402489

    CAIRO, Sept 22 (MENA) – Jean-Paul Laborde, the Executive Director of the Counter-Terrorism Executive Directorate (CTED) of the UN Security Council, reiterated on Tuesday his committee's support to Egypt's anti-terror efforts. At a meeting in New ....

  • Navy fighter jet crashes in California; pilot ejected safely

    Date: 2015-09-22 19:22:52 GMT - USA - World - SN:102 - ID:3402273

    WASHINGTON, Sept 22 (MENA) - A Navy fighter jet crashed near a California military base Monday, but the pilot ejected and safely parachuted to the ground, authorities said. No one else was aboard the F/A-18 Super Hornet that crashed south of the ....

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