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  • US to defend new Syria force from Assad regime

    Date: 2015-08-03 13:17:53 GMT - USA - World - SN:44 - ID:3092189

    NEW YORK, Aug 3 (MENA) - President Barack Obama has authorized using air power to defend a new US-backed fighting force in Syria if it is attacked by Syrian government forces or other groups, raising the risk of the American military coming into ....

  • Saudi king arrives in Morocco on private vacation

    Date: 2015-08-02 22:18:07 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - World - SN:88 - ID:3089097

    JEDDAH, Aug 2 (MENA) - Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud arrived in Morocco on Sunday on a private vacation. King Salman left Jeddah a week ago on a private vacation and issued a royal decree to deputize Crown Prince Mohammed bin Nayef to ....

  • Italy's youth unemployment just hit a new record high

    Date: 2015-08-02 22:13:15 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:87 - ID:3089117

    LONDON, Aug 2 (MENA) - Italian youth unemployment broke a new record today, hitting the eye-watering level of 44.2% in June's figures. That's despite the fact the eurozone is clearly now recovering (slowly) from years of recession and ....

  • Donald Trump: Joe Biden would ‘do very well’ in presidential race against Hillary Clinton

    Date: 2015-08-02 21:53:13 GMT - USA - World - SN:86 - ID:3089077

    WASHINGTON, Aug 2 (MENA) - US Billionaire businessman and presidential candidate Donald Trump said Sunday that he likes Vice President Joseph R. Biden’s chances of defeating front-runner Hillary Rodham Clinton for the Democratic presidential ....

  • 64 militants in Afghan security operations

    Date: 2015-08-02 21:47:35 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:85 - ID:3089073

    KABUL, Aug 2 (MENA) - As many as 64 militants have been killed in newest security operations across Afghanistan, the country's interior ministry said Sunday. A statement, quoted by local Khaama news agency, added that the operations were carried ....

  • New Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour calls for unity

    Date: 2015-08-01 21:50:05 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:97 - ID:3083297

    KABUL, Aug 1 (MENA) - The new leader of the Afghan Taliban, Mullah Akhtar Mansour, has called for unity in an audio message, saying that the group will continue fighting. Mullah Mansour was named as the new leader on Thursday, after the death of ....

  • US airport ticketing area temporarily evacuated after bag tests positive for explosives

    Date: 2015-08-01 20:55:34 GMT - USA - World - SN:92 - ID:3083333

    WASHINGTON, Aug 1 (MENA) – A Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport ticketing area reopened Saturday after being evacuated for about two hours when an unattended bag tested positive for explosives, FOX News reported on Saturday. Officials ....

  • Temporary air traffic controls during military parade on September 3

    Date: 2015-08-01 14:56:55 GMT - China - World - SN:53 - ID:3081581

    BEIJING, Aug 1 (MENA) - Chinese Authorities on Saturday announced that a temporary air traffic controls would be implemented on September 3, when a military parade is scheduled to take place in the city. September 3's military parade will mark ....

  • Egypt participates in anti-Daesh meeting

    Date: 2015-08-01 12:35:34 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:41 - ID:3080709

    CAIRO, Aug 1 (MENA) - Egypt took part in a meeting against the Daesh terrorist group held in Canadian Quebec city under Iraqi and Canadian foreign ministers as well as US Special Presidential Envoy John Allen. The Egyptian delegation was led by ....

  • Japan, US, S. Korea eye N. Korea to follow Iran's lead in nuclear deal

    Date: 2015-07-31 13:57:51 GMT - Japan - World - SN:64 - ID:3076257

    TOKYO, July 31, (MENA) - A special US envoy for the long-stalled six-party talks on North Korea's denuclearization said Friday he and his Japanese and South Korean counterparts agreed to find a way to resolve the issue by drawing on the experience ....

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