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  • Daesh in exploratory phase in Afghanistan: Pentagon

    Date: 2015-06-18 09:03:47 GMT - USA - World - SN:26 - ID:2820057

    WASHINGTON, June 18 (MENA) - The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) known as Daesh is in an "initial exploratory phase" in Afghanistan, the Pentagon said in a report to Congress, noting the Taleban retained its resilience in the war-torn ....

  • Russia to extend food embargo if EU position does not change

    Date: 2015-06-18 08:50:05 GMT - Russia - World - SN:22 - ID:2819889

    MOSCOW, June 18 (MENA) –Russia’s First Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich said that Moscow would extend the food embargo if "the EU position does not change," Sputnik News reported on Thursday. Russia will most likely not add any new ....

  • Blatter, Valke hire top US lawyers as corruption probe digs deeper

    Date: 2015-06-18 07:38:24 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:14 - ID:2819581

    ZURICH, June 18 (MENA) – Embattled Fifa president Sepp Blatter has "lawyered up", hiring a top US counsel to represent him, as a corruption probe dug deeper into the world footballing body, International Business Times reported on Thursday. And ....

  • US House votes against bill to withdraw troops from Iraq

    Date: 2015-06-18 06:58:33 GMT - USA - World - SN:8 - ID:2819337

    WASHINGTON, June 18 (MENA) - The U.S. House of Representatives rejected legislation on Wednesday that would have forced President Barack Obama to pull all U.S. troops from Iraq and Syria as soon as one month from now, Radio Sawa reported. The ....

  • Obama wishes Muslims happy Ramadan

    Date: 2015-06-18 05:50:03 GMT - USA - World - SN:1 - ID:2819205

    WASHINGTON, June 18 (MENA) - US President Barack Obama marked the beginning of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan on Wednesday, offering his “warmest greetings” to those celebrating in the United States and abroad. “Muslims honor each day of ....

  • Attack by Colombian FARC rebels kills 2 police officers, civilian

    Date: 2015-06-17 22:26:03 GMT - Colombia - World - SN:125 - ID:2818793

    BOGOTA, June 17 (MENA) - Marxist rebels killed two Colombian police officers and a civilian in the country's southwest, the government said on Friday, as the guerrillas continue to increase attacks against infrastructure and the armed forces. ....

  • Missing Dawood sisters, 9 children 'already in Syria', may never return: UK police warn

    Date: 2015-06-17 20:52:09 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:119 - ID:2818761

    LONDON, June 17 (MENA) - Three missing Bradford sisters and their nine young children who are believed to have fled to Syria to join Daesh are already in Syria and may never be allowed to return, the British police fear. One of the siblings has ....

  • S. Korea to send rescued 5 N. Korean fishermen back home

    Date: 2015-06-17 20:31:23 GMT - south korea - World - SN:118 - ID:2818769

    SEOUL, June 17 (MENA) - South Korea plans to send back five North Korean fishermen this week who have been rescued while drifting on a vessel in the East Sea, Yonhap news agency cited the Unification Ministry as saying Wednesday. On Tuesday ....

  • Global-PRNewswire (3): ASGE Releases New Guidelines on Endoscopic Management of GERD – Including Stretta Therapy.

    Date: 2015-06-17 19:38:51 GMT - USA - World - SN:113 - ID:2818637

    NORWALK, Connecticut, June 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/MENA/ -- Mederi Therapeutics Inc. today announced that the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) has issued new Guidelines that cite Stretta as a viable treatment option for GERD. ....

  • 83 illegal immigrant arrested in Turkey

    Date: 2015-06-17 18:59:40 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:110 - ID:2818149

    ANKARA, June 17 (MENA) - The Turkish security forces arrested 83 illegal immigrants who tried to go to the Greek Lesbos Island via borders. They were caught in Gallipoli district in Canakkale, Turkey, the state-run Anadolu Agency reported. ....

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