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  • Ukrainian army shells Spartak village in Donetsk republic

    Date: 2015-07-18 07:49:58 GMT - Russia - World - SN:13 - ID:3003053

    KIEV, July 18 (MENA) - The Ukrainian Armed Forces have been shelling the village of Spartak in the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) over the past hour using different types of weapons, Tass News Agency reported quoting the district ....

  • NATO condemns explosion near a mosque that left 3 killed, 14 wounded in Balkh

    Date: 2015-07-18 06:47:31 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:9 - ID:3002821

    KABUL, July 18 (MENA) - NATO’s Resolute Support mission has condemned the explosion that left three killed and fourteen others wounded on the first day of Eid-ul-Fitr in northern Balkh province, Khaama Press reported. Brig. Gen. Wilson Shoffner, ....

  • US secretary of defense plans three-nation Middle East trip

    Date: 2015-07-18 06:42:22 GMT - USA - World - SN:5 - ID:3002733

    WASHINGTON, July18 (MENA) - US Defense Secretary Ash Carter will embark on Sunday a trip to three Middle Eastern nations, Pentagon Press Secretary Peter Cook announced late Friday. Beginning July 19, Cook said in a statement, Carter will travel ....

  • British PM wishes Muslims happy Eidul Fitr

    Date: 2015-07-17 19:25:45 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:68 - ID:3002337

    LONDON, July 17 (MENA) – UK Prime Minister David Cameron has greeted Muslims around the world on the occasion of Eidul Fitr, hailing the 'unprecedented charity' during the holy month of Ramadan. He made the remarks during a taped message that was ....

  • Kyrgyzstan says it foiled two ISIS attacks

    Date: 2015-07-17 17:23:58 GMT - Kyrgyzstan - World - SN:64 - ID:3001941

    BISHKEK, July 17 (MENA) – Kyrgyzstan's security police said on Friday they had prevented two major attacks by Daesh militants, Al Arabiya reported. It is the first time authorities in former Soviet Central Asia have reported armed clashes with ....

  • Russia, Saudi Arabia agree oil prices do not need to be raised artificially

    Date: 2015-07-17 15:49:02 GMT - Russia - World - SN:54 - ID:3001661

    MOSCOW, July 17 (MENA) - Russia and Saudi Arabia agree that there is no need to artificially raise prices for oil, Energy Minister Alexander Novak told reporters. "In the course of meetings we have established contact. We agree that there is no ....

  • Angela Merkel reduces girl to tears over asylum policy

    Date: 2015-07-17 14:46:24 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:49 - ID:3001405

    LONDON, July 17 (MENA) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel has been criticised for reducing a young refugee to tears after telling the girl facing deportation that “some will have to go back home”. The chancellor was left speechless after a ....

  • Putin greets Russian Muslims over Eid al-Fitr

    Date: 2015-07-17 13:59:50 GMT - Russia - World - SN:46 - ID:3001193

    MOSCOW, July 17 (MENA) - President Vladimir Putin greeted Russia's Muslims on the occasion of the holiday of Eid al-Fitr on Friday, the Sputnik reported. A press statement released on the Kremlin's website noting that Eid al-Fitr "is infused with ....

  • 13 dead in triple attacks in Nigeria

    Date: 2015-07-17 13:31:03 GMT - Nigeria - World - SN:40 - ID:3001013

    ABUJA, July 17 (MENA) - At least 13 people have been killed in three blasts in the northeastern Nigerian city of Damaturu as residents prepared to celebrate the Eid festival marking the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, the Sky News ....

  • Boko Haram militants kill a dozen villagers in Niger: sources

    Date: 2015-07-17 13:16:09 GMT - Niger - World - SN:37 - ID:3000945

    NIAMEY, July 17 (MENA) - Nigerian Boko Haram militants killed at least a dozen villagers and wounded several others in an attack in southeastern Niger on Wednesday night, security sources said. The attack on Gamgara, near the town of Bosso some ....

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