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  • Russian bases in Syria to be equipped with upgraded control systems — official

    Date: 2018-09-19 21:40:24 GMT - Russia - World - SN:106 - ID:7583980

    MOSCOW, Sept 19 (MENA) - Russian Defense Ministry is making steps to upgrade security on Russian military bases in Syria and installation of automated control instruments is one of the technical solutions it is currently working at, TASS news agency ....

  • US tags Iran anew as top terror sponsor - report

    Date: 2018-09-19 21:29:15 GMT - USA - World - SN:105 - ID:7583916

    WASHINGTON, Sept 19 (MENA) - Iran remains the world's leading state sponsor of terrorism, the Trump administration said Wednesday in an annual report that also highlighted another drop in terrorist attacks worldwide, Fox News reported. The State ....

  • US seeking to negotiate a treaty with Iran - special envoy

    Date: 2018-09-19 21:26:54 GMT - USA - World - SN:104 - ID:7583841

    WASHINGTON, Sept 19 (MENA) - The United States is seeking to negotiate a treaty with Iran that will cover both its ballistic missile and nuclear programs, the US special envoy for Iran said on Wednesday ahead of UN meetings in New York next week, ....

  • Pakistan's former PM Nawaz Sharif released

    Date: 2018-09-19 14:17:10 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:69 - ID:7583312

    ISLAMABAD, Sept 19 (MENA) - The Islamabad High Court (IHC) suspended sentences of former premier Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Captain Muhammad Safdar in the Avenfield corruption reference and ordered their release. A ....

  • Malaysia anti-graft agency arrests former leader Najib Razak

    Date: 2018-09-19 12:49:18 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:50 - ID:7583181

    KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 19 (MENA) - Malaysia's anti-graft agency said former Prime Minister Najib Razak was arrested and will face further charges of abuse of power over the multimillion-dollar looting of a state investment fund. Najib was detained ....

  • Two persons injured after car ‘attack’ outside mosque in London

    Date: 2018-09-19 12:02:09 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:36 - ID:7583067

    LONDON, Sept 19 (MENA) - British police were called on Wednesday to an incident where two people have been taken to hospital after reports of a car hitting pedestrians outside a mosque in north-west London. “The driver failed to stop at the ....

  • US defense secretary not leaving Trump administration

    Date: 2018-09-19 06:53:38 GMT - USA - World - SN:11 - ID:7582418

    WASHINGTON, Sept 19 (MENA) - US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis dismissed on Tuesday a fresh round of rumors suggesting his days at the Pentagon might be numbered due to deteriorating relations with President Donald Trump, Sawa radio ....

  • Trump welcomes North-South Korean summit

    Date: 2018-09-19 06:50:33 GMT - USA - World - SN:10 - ID:7582416

    WASHINGTON, Sept 19 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump welcomed the summit between North and South Korean leaders, saying it is very exciting. "Kim Jong Un has agreed to allow Nuclear inspections, subject to final negotiations, and to permanently ....

  • China to launch Long March-9 rocket in 2028

    Date: 2018-09-19 06:45:52 GMT - China - World - SN:9 - ID:7582412

    BEIJING, Sept 19 (MENA) - China plans to launch the heavy-lift carrier rocket Long March-9 in 2028, said an official of China National Space Administration (CNSA) at the World Conference on Science Literacy 2018. Li Guoping, director of the ....

  • Israeli PM voices regret to Putin over Russian military's death in air incident

    Date: 2018-09-18 22:43:13 GMT - Russia - World - SN:97 - ID:7582100

    MOSCOW, Sept 18 (MENA) - Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, who spoke to Russian President Vladimir Putin on the phone on Tuesday, voiced regret over the death of Russian military during the crash of the Ilyushin-20 reconnaissance plane of ....

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