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  • US joins Japan, India in show of force in South China Sea

    Date: 2019-05-09 20:37:53 GMT - USA - World - SN:77 - ID:7935545

    WASHINGTON, May 9 (MENA) - The US Navy said Thursday that it joined warships from India, Japan and the Philippines in a show of force in the South China Sea. While the US frequently conducts exercises in the contested region, this multilateral ....

  • European powers reject Iran's nuclear "ultimatums"

    Date: 2019-05-09 19:56:25 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:75 - ID:7935537

    BRUSSELS, May 9 (MENA) - European powers have rejected Iranian “ultimatums” over a landmark nuclear deal, in a sign of the deepening crisis engulfing the accord a year after US president Donald Trump pulled out, CNBC reported. The EU, France, ....

  • US airstrike in Somali mountains nets 13 dead terrorists, no civilians killed - AFRICOM

    Date: 2019-05-09 19:50:48 GMT - USA - World - SN:74 - ID:7935492

    WASHINGTON, May 9 (MENA) - A US airstrike targeting a mountain outpost of Daesh terror group (banned in Russia) killed 13 terrorists with no civilian deaths, the US Africa Command (AFRICOM) said in a press release on Thursday. "At this time, it ....

  • Trump urges Iran to talk over nuclear program, cannot rule out military action

    Date: 2019-05-09 18:20:11 GMT - USA - World - SN:69 - ID:7935428

    WASHINGTON, May 9 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump on Thursday urged Iran's leadership to sit down and talk with him about giving up Tehran's nuclear program and said he could not rule out a military confrontation given the heightened tensions ....

  • Pyatt: US remains ‘invested’ in Greece’s economic recovery

    Date: 2019-05-09 17:44:25 GMT - Greece - World - SN:67 - ID:7935383

    ATHENS, May 9 (MENA) - The United States remain “invested” in Greece’s economic recovery following the debt-hit country’s official exit from the bailout programs, the American ambassador in Athens, Geoffrey Pyatt, said Thursday, while praising ....

  • Putin discussed Iran, Middle East with members of Russian security council - Peskov

    Date: 2019-05-09 15:26:50 GMT - Russia - World - SN:58 - ID:7935161

    MOSCOW, May 9 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin has discussed the situation around the Iran nuclear deal and middle Eastern issues with the permanent members of the Russian Security Council, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Thursday ....

  • Tehran says US sanctions on Iranian metal industry 'against international norms': ISNA

    Date: 2019-05-09 15:11:50 GMT - Iran - World - SN:54 - ID:7935212

    TEHRAN, May 9 (MENA) - US sanctions on Iranian metal industry are against international norms, Iran’s foreign ministry spokesman said on Thursday, warning that Washington would be responsible for Iran’s losses, Al Arabiya channel reported. “This ....

  • 33 Taliban militants killed in self defense strikes of Afghan forces in Faryab

    Date: 2019-05-09 14:48:13 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:52 - ID:7935137

    KABUL, May 9 (MENA) - The Taliban militants suffered heavy casualties in self defense strikes of the Afghan Special Forces in northern Faryab province, the military sources said Thursday. “Self-defense strikes by Afghan Special Forces in Andkhoy ....

  • Britain concerned by Turkey's intention to drill off Cyprus

    Date: 2019-05-09 14:21:08 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:50 - ID:7935160

    LONDON, May 9 (MENA) - Britain is concerned by Turkey's intention to begin offshore drilling operations in an area claimed by Cyprus as its exclusive economic zone, Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said on Thursday as quoted by the CNN. "Concerned ....

  • Putin: Russia open for cooperation with countries in fighting terrorism

    Date: 2019-05-09 10:21:52 GMT - Russia - World - SN:24 - ID:7934673

    MOSCOW, May 9 (MENA) - Russia will continue developing its defense potential but remains open for cooperation with other countries in fighting terrorism, extremism and neo-Nazism, TASS news agency quoted Russian President Vladimir as saying in a ....

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