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  • Israel warns of Iran's 'tricks and shticks' ahead of deal

    Date: 2015-07-13 09:14:43 GMT - Israel - World - SN:20 - ID:2971545

    GAZA CITY, July 13 (MENA) - After a grueling political marathon of negotiations, Iran and the P5+1 were reportedly close to striking a historic deal to end the Iran nuclear crisis. It is slated to be signed in Vienna on Monday, Israeli newspaper ....

  • Hostages taken in France

    Date: 2015-07-13 08:22:41 GMT - France - World - SN:17 - ID:2971277

    PARIS, July 13 (MENA) - Gunmen are holding several hostages inside Primark shop north of Paris, Police said. "Some 10 people may be held inside" a shopping centre in Villeneuve-la-Garenne, police sources said. Special forces have been sent to ....

  • UNICEF warns of high risk of disease among young Syrian refugees

    Date: 2015-07-12 12:57:20 GMT - Syria - World - SN:40 - ID:2967213

    GENEVA, July 12 (MENA) - The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has warned that children in Syria are facing high risks of diseases due to dwindling supplies of safe drinking water and extreme summer heat, according to the UNICEF. “Dwindling ....

  • 61 rebels killed in military operations in Afghanistan

    Date: 2015-07-12 10:26:26 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:20 - ID:2966149

    KABUL, July 12 (MENA) - Sixty-one rebels have been killed in newest military operations across Afghanistan, Khaama Press announced quoting a Ministry of Interior statement released on Sunday. According to the statement, the operations were ....

  • Boko Haram claims responsibility for attacks in Chad, Nigeria

    Date: 2015-07-12 08:26:50 GMT - Nigeria - World - SN:8 - ID:2965197

    ABUJA, July 12 (MENA) - Boko Haram militant group has claimed responsibility for attacks in Chad and Nigeria, Sky News reported. A suicide bombing that took place in a crowded market in Chad's capital killed 15 people, just days after the ....

  • Bali airport reopens after days of closure due to ash cloud: official

    Date: 2015-07-11 07:49:45 GMT - Indonesia - World - SN:22 - ID:2959857

    JAKARTA, July 11 (MENA) - Indonesian authorities reopened the international airport on the holiday hotspot of Bali on Saturday, an official said, after it was shut for days due to drifting ash from a volcano. It was not immediately clear, ....

  • Huge data breach prompts resignation of top US official

    Date: 2015-07-10 17:45:27 GMT - USA - World - SN:67 - ID:2958377

    WASHINGTON, July 10 (MENA) - The director of the US Office of Personnel Management (OPM) has resigned after a massive data breach involving more than 20 million people, the BBC reported Friday. Katherine Archuleta said she would step down on Friday ....

  • French Jihadi network chief sentenced to 9 years in prison

    Date: 2015-07-10 14:44:46 GMT - France - World - SN:53 - ID:2957581

    PARIS, July 10 (MENA) - The chief of a dismantled French radical network was sentenced Friday to nine years in prison for recruiting for jihad, plotting attacks against Jewish targets and praising terrorism. The relatively severe verdict comes ....

  • S.Korea navy lieutenant arrested over leaking classified inf. to China

    Date: 2015-07-10 13:36:54 GMT - south korea - World - SN:46 - ID:2957169

    SEOUL, July 10 (MENA) – A South Korean navy lieutenant commander was nabbed on Friday over charge of leaking confidential information to China, the military prosecution revealed, according to Yonhap News Agency. Official charges facing the ....

  • UNHCR warns of growing asylum crisis in Greece

    Date: 2015-07-10 13:06:13 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:37 - ID:2956465

    GENEVA, July 10 (MENA) - The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) warns of growing asylum crisis in Greece and the Western Balkans amid arrivals of refugees from war, UNHCR Spokesperson William Spindler said on Friday, according to ....

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