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  • 23 terrorists detained in Nangarhar

    Date: 2015-05-23 12:28:49 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:60 - ID:2648109

    KABUL, May 23 (MENA) - National Directorate of Security (NDS) – Afghanistan’s intelligence agency has arrested 23 militants from different parts of eastern Nangarhar province, Khaama Press reported. A statement issued Saturday by NDS states that ....

  • White House condemns Saudi mosque blast

    Date: 2015-05-22 19:35:37 GMT - USA - World - SN:112 - ID:2644469

    CAIRO, May 22 (MENA) – The White House on Friday deplored the deadly suicide bombing at a Shiite mosque in Saudi Arabia. We "mourn the loss of life and condemn this violence," said White House spokesman Josh Earnest. "All of the victims were ....

  • Czech government faces no-confidence vote session Tuesday

    Date: 2015-05-22 18:38:12 GMT - Czech - World - SN:107 - ID:2644233

    PRAGUE, May 22 (MENA) - Czech Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka's centre-left government will face a no-confidence vote in the lower house on Tuesday, Radio Prague reported on Friday. The demand for a no-confidence vote was tabled by the opposition ....

  • British army works to defuse bomb near Wembley Stadium

    Date: 2015-05-22 09:49:43 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:45 - ID:2640817

    LONDON, May 22 (MENA) - Homes have been evacuated as the Army works to defuse an unexploded World War II bomb discovered near Wembley Stadium, according to ITV News. The 50kg explosive, which is believed to have been dropped over London during ....

  • Russian official: US recognizes Assad main factor in solving Syrian crisis

    Date: 2015-05-22 07:17:36 GMT - Russia - World - SN:22 - ID:2639865

    MOSCOW, May 22 (MENA) – The US has recognized that Syrian President Bashar al Assad is a main factor in solving the crisis there, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov announced on Friday. Speaking to reporters, Bogdanov said that the US ....

  • 4.6-magnitude quake hits China's Wendeng: CENC

    Date: 2015-05-22 06:46:14 GMT - China - World - SN:12 - ID:2639717

    BEIJING, May 22 (MENA) - A 4.6-magnitude earthquake jolted Wendeng City of east China's Shandong Province at 12:05 a.m. Friday (Beijing Time), the China Earthquake Networks Center said. According to Xinhua News Agency, the epicenter was monitored ....

  • US Secretary of Defense meets Tunisian president

    Date: 2015-05-22 06:44:35 GMT - USA - World - SN:11 - ID:2639721

    WASHINGTON, May 22 (MENA) – US Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter met on Thursday with visiting Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi at the Pentagon. The meeting focused on U.S.-Tunisian defense partnership, Tunisia's security situation, and ....

  • Obama: We're not losing against Daesh

    Date: 2015-05-21 22:15:57 GMT - USA - World - SN:130 - ID:2639409

    WASHINGTON, May 22 (MENA) - Assessing his war on Daesh after the group overtook the key Iraqi city of Ramadi, US President Barack Obama said in an interview this week his strategy against the terrorists isn't failing. "I don't think we're losing," ....

  • Pakistani official says favorable political atmosphere after offensive against terrorism

    Date: 2015-05-21 22:00:59 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:128 - ID:2639405

    ISLAMABAD, May 21 (MENA) - Pakistan’s Army Chief General Raheel Sharif on Thursday said that a ‘favorable political atmosphere’ is being built in the country following the launch of military offensive Zarb-e-Azb against terrorism in the tribal belt, ....

  • Guatemala interior minister, close ally of president, resigns amid political crisis

    Date: 2015-05-21 21:41:40 GMT - Guatemala - World - SN:124 - ID:2639349

    GUATEMALA CITY, May 21 (MENA) - Guatemala's interior minister is stepping down amid a growing political crisis and calls for President Otto Perez Molina and officials close to him to resign, Fox News reported. Mauricio Lopez Bonilla is a former ....

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