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  • Australia considers US request to join coalition to protect oil shipments in the Persian Gulf

    Date: 2019-08-04 09:54:03 GMT - Australia - World - SN:20 - ID:8051058

    CANBERRA, Aug 4 (MENA) - Australia is considering a "serious and complex" request from the United States to help protect oil shipments against Iranian interference in the Persian Gulf. At their annual Australia-US Ministerial Consultations ....

  • At least 9 dead, 16 injured in mass shooting in downtown Dayton, Ohio: Police

    Date: 2019-08-04 09:06:23 GMT - USA - World - SN:16 - ID:8051031

    WASHINGTON, Aug 4 (MENA) - At least nine people are dead and more than a dozen wounded after someone opened fire in downtown Dayton, Ohio, ABC News quoted police as saying. In addition, the suspected shooter was shot and killed by responding ....

  • Gov't vows to support local industries amid Japan's economic retaliation

    Date: 2019-08-04 06:45:02 GMT - south korea - World - SN:4 - ID:8050871

    SEOUL, Aug 4 (MENA) - South Korea's industry minister on Sunday vowed to provide any necessary support to local firms to help them cope with Japan's economic retaliation and export restrictions on key industrial materials, the Korean news agency ....

  • Pompeo: US ‘very confident’ it can build maritime initiative in Gulf

    Date: 2019-08-04 06:24:52 GMT - Australia - World - SN:2 - ID:8050858

    SYDNEY, Aug 4 (MENA) - US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday that he was “very confident” the United States would be able to build a maritime coalition in the Gulf, despite a lukewarm response from European and Asian allies, according to ....

  • Pakistan briefs UNSC on Indian borders violations

    Date: 2019-08-03 22:11:35 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:54 - ID:8050770

    ISLAMABAD, Aug 3 (MENA) - Pakistan has given briefed the permanent members of the UN Security Council, following Indian army's use of cluster bombs across the Line of Control, Geo News reported Saturday. Pakistan has also written a letter to the ....

  • Over 18 killed in US shopping mall shooting

    Date: 2019-08-03 21:56:46 GMT - USA - World - SN:52 - ID:8050769

    WASHINGTON, Aug 3 (MENA) - At least 20 people were killed and at least one person was in custody after a shooter went on a rampage Saturday at an El Paso shopping mall, Texas police said in a statement. Police spokesman Robert Gomez said they ....

  • 18 injured in Texas shooting in US

    Date: 2019-08-03 19:34:12 GMT - USA - World - SN:48 - ID:8050724

    WASHINGTON, Aug 3 (MENA) - Multiple law enforcement agencies responded to an active shooter situation at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas, on Saturday where at least 18 people were shot, according to local media. Information about the extent of the ....

  • 4 killed in blast in Afghanistan's Herat

    Date: 2019-08-03 14:55:56 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:34 - ID:8050420

    KABUL, Aug 3 (MENA) - An explosion killed on Saturday the mayor of Zindajan in Afghanistan's Herat province, Khaama Press reported on Saturday. Jilani Farhad, a spokesman for the governor’s office in Herat, said a roadside bomb went off in ....

  • Afghan Special Forces arrest Taliban fighter disguised in women’s dress

    Date: 2019-08-03 13:12:37 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:29 - ID:8050309

    KABUL, Aug 3 (MENA)- The Afghan Special Forces arrested a Taliban fighter disguised in women’s dress in southeastern Ghazni province, Khaama Press reported. The Afghan Ministry of Interior said in a statement the Special Unit of the Afghan National ....

  • Iran’s FM was invited to meet Trump in the Oval Office - US magazine

    Date: 2019-08-03 10:18:14 GMT - USA - World - SN:22 - ID:8050006

    WASHINGTON, Aug 3 (MENA) - Last month, amid a rapid-fire escalation in tensions between Washington and Tehran, the Iranian Foreign Minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, received an unexpected invitation—to meet President Donald Trump in the Oval Office, ....

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