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  • US intelligence officials: North Korea will sell nuclear tech to Iran

    Date: 2018-06-19 21:09:28 GMT - USA - World - SN:82 - ID:7450687

    WASHINGTON, June 19 (MENA) - While the US administration is still touting its supposedly successful summit with North Korea — even claiming that Pyongyang is “no longer a nuclear threat” — senior US intelligence officials worry that a new security ....

  • OIC deplores Afghan ceasefire violations

    Date: 2018-06-19 20:09:26 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - World - SN:78 - ID:7450782

    RIYADH, June 19 (MENA) - Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Yousef bin Ahmed Al Othaimeen on Tuesday condemned ceasefire violations that occurred during Eid al Fitr holidays in Afghanistan. Also, he deplored a ....

  • North Korean leader meets Chinese president in Beijing

    Date: 2018-06-19 17:42:45 GMT - south korea - World - SN:70 - ID:7450856

    BEIJING, June 19 (MENA) - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Chinese President Xi Jinping met in Beijing Tuesday for their first face-to-face talks since Kim's historic summit with US President Donald Trump in Singapore on June 12. According to ....

  • UN envoy says 'common ground' emerging in Syria constitution talks

    Date: 2018-06-19 16:12:55 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:65 - ID:7450430

    GENEVA, June 19 (MENA) - The United Nations' special envoy for Syria says there is "some common ground" among Russia, Iran, and Turkey about how to move forward on writing a new constitution for war-torn Syria. Staffan de Mistura made the ....

  • French government freezes assets of Hani Ramadan

    Date: 2018-06-19 15:15:47 GMT - France - World - SN:58 - ID:7450522

    PARIS, June 19 (MENA) - The French government has frozen the assets of controversial Swiss-Islamic scholar Hani Ramadan, the grandson of the founder of the Muslim Brotherhood, Hassan al-Banna as part of the authorities' efforts to combat terrorist ....

  • UNICEF: Children should not be separated from their families because of their migration status

    Date: 2018-06-19 14:09:31 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:49 - ID:7450369

    GENEVA, June 19 (MENA) - UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta Fore urged the United States to take the best interests of refugee and migrant children into consideration in the application of U.S. asylum procedures and laws. In a statement on ....

  • Forced displacement above 68m in 2017 - UN report

    Date: 2018-06-19 13:46:42 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:43 - ID:7450234

    CAIRO, June 19 (MENA) - More than 68 million people were forcibly displaced as of the end of 2017 due to wars, other violence and persecution, according to a report released by the UN Refugee Agency. UN Secretary-General António Guterres said in ....

  • US Senate passes $716B defense bill

    Date: 2018-06-19 13:05:46 GMT - USA - World - SN:33 - ID:7450268

    WASHINGTON, June 19 (MENA) - The Senate easily cleared a mammoth US defense policy bill for the 2019 fiscal year, The Hill reported on Tuesday. Senators voted 85-10 on the defense authorization legislation, well over the simple majority needed to ....

  • ICRC: More conflicts, more sides in a conflict equal greater danger

    Date: 2018-06-19 13:02:09 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:31 - ID:7450226

    GENEVA, June 19 (MENA) - The number of non-international armed conflicts more than doubled from the beginning of the century, according to data from the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC). In a study published on Tuesday, the ICRC ....

  • Afghan forces eliminate Daesh hideouts

    Date: 2018-06-19 10:26:00 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:22 - ID:7449892

    KABUL, June 19 (MENA) - The Special Forces of the Afghan Intelligence and the National Directorate of Security (NDS) have eliminated the hideouts of Daesh which were used as launch pads during the deadly attacks on Nangarhar province in Eid ....

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