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  • Australia set for 'years' of military action against Daesh

    Date: 2015-09-10 06:11:27 GMT - Australia - World - SN:4 - ID:3321921

    SYDNEY, Sept 10 (MENA) - Australia's role in the fight against so-called Islamic State in the Middle East could last "years", Foreign Minster Julie Bishop has said, according to the BBC. The remarks came after the Australian government said its ....

  • NATO concerned about 'Russian military activity' in Syria

    Date: 2015-09-09 21:55:07 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:105 - ID:3321333

    BRUSSELS, Sept 9 (MENA) - NATO expressed concern Wednesday about reports of a growing Russian military activity in Syria. "I am concerned about reports on increased Russian military presence in Syria," said NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg ....

  • Bombing Daesh in Iraq without Syria illogical- Hammond

    Date: 2015-09-09 19:08:44 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:90 - ID:3320637

    LONDON, Sept 9 (MENA) - UK Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said Wednesday that bombing Daesh group in Iraq and ignoring them in Syria was irrational. In a hearing before the House of Commons' foreign committee, Hammond said the British ....

  • Russian diplomat: Iran opens airspace to Russian aid flights to Syria

    Date: 2015-09-09 14:36:11 GMT - Iran - World - SN:60 - ID:3319037

    TEHRAN, Sept 9 (MENA) - Iran has opened its airspace to Russian aircraft delivering humanitarian aid to Syria, the Russian Embassy in Tehran told RIA Novosti. Iran has satisfied all of Russia's requests and opened the country's airspace for the ....

  • Cameron says 'hard military force' needed to tackle Assad, Daesh

    Date: 2015-09-09 13:28:20 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:52 - ID:3318345

    LONDON, Sept 9 (MENA) - British Prime Minister David Cameron has said "hard military force" will be needed to remove President Bashar al Assad from power in Syria and to defeat Daesh, The World Bulletin reported on Wednesday. Cameron remarks come ....

  • 13 people injured as British Airways plane catches fire in Las Vegas

    Date: 2015-09-09 09:00:10 GMT - USA - World - SN:21 - ID:3315389

    WASHINGTON, Sept 9 (MENA) - A British Airways plane bound for London has caught fire at Las Vegas airport, forcing the evacuation of 172 people on board on emergency slides, the BBC reported. Airport officials said at least 13 people were taken ....

  • Pilots Strike Forces Lufthansa to Cancel 1,000 Flights

    Date: 2015-09-09 09:00:01 GMT - Germany - World - SN:20 - ID:3315401

    BERLIN, Sept 3 (MENA) - German airline Lufthansa is canceling 1,000 flights on Wednesday because of a pilot strike, ABC News reported Wednesday. Some 140,000 travelers will be affected by the grounding, the airline said. "Lufthansa deeply ....

  • Mahathir returns to Malaysia ready for probe over anti-Najib comments

    Date: 2015-09-09 08:45:29 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:18 - ID:3315241

    KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 9 (MENA) - Malaysia's veteran former leader Mahathir Mohamad returned from an overseas trip on Wednesday saying he would comply with any police investigation into comments he made against Prime Minister Najib Razak at an ....

  • Over 2 million Syrian, Yemeni refugees in Saudi Arabi

    Date: 2015-09-09 08:23:48 GMT - Italy - World - SN:16 - ID:3315245

    ROME, Sept 9 (MENA) - About 1.5 million Yemenis and more than half a million Syrians poured into Saudi Arabia since the outbreak of the Syrian and Yemeni crises, the Saudi embassy in Rome said in a statement. About 35 to 40 percent of the ....

  • Roadside bombing in Afghanistan kills 2 Afghan soldiers

    Date: 2015-09-09 07:31:33 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:9 - ID:3314861

    KABUL, Sept 9 (MENA) - A roadside bomb has killed two Afghan soldiers and wounded a civilian near the capital, Kabul, as a suspected NATO drone strike has killed militants elsewhere in the country, ABC news reported. The roadside bombing happened ....

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