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  • Niger's police say military kills more than 500 Boko Haram militants

    Date: 2015-03-11 18:03:17 GMT - Chad - World - SN:119 - ID:2141285

    N'DJAMENA, March 11 (MENA) - Military operations in Niger's east have killed at least 500 of Nigeria's Boko Haram extremists whose war has spilled over into neighboring countries, Niger's police spokesman said Wednesday. The provisional count of ....

  • Drone strike kills 6 insurgents in Nangarhar

    Date: 2015-03-11 16:39:22 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:105 - ID:2140657

    KABUL, March 11 (MENA) - An unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) which is commonly known as drone has targeted a vehicle of insurgents in eastern Nangarhar province killing six insurgents and damaging their weapons, according to KHAAMA Press. Hazrat ....

  • Kerry calls for US war powers to strike Daesh

    Date: 2015-03-11 16:05:39 GMT - USA - World - SN:101 - ID:2140521

    WASHINGTON, March 11 (MENA) – US Secretary of State John Kerry urged lawmakers Wednesday to give President Barack Obama updated war powers to go after Islamic jihadists at "a pivotal hour" in the battle against the militants, according to the Daily ....

  • 7 US marines, four soldiers presumed dead after helicopter crash

    Date: 2015-03-11 15:13:44 GMT - USA - World - SN:85 - ID:2140101

    WASHINGTON, March 11 (MENA) - Debris has been found at the site of a US Army helicopter crash in Florida which has left 11 US troops missing and presumed dead, The Independent reported on Wednesday. Seven Marines and four soldiers were on board ....

  • Chinese Muslims from country's western region travelling to Syria to fight alongside ISIS, says Beijing

    Date: 2015-03-11 12:31:46 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:61 - ID:2138465

    LONDON, March 11 (MENA) - Chinese officials have claimed Muslims from the country's western region are travelling to Syria and Iraq to join Daesh- before returning home to take part in plots against the communist rule, The Daily Mail reported. ....

  • Bangladesh takes part with high-level delegation at EEDC

    Date: 2015-03-11 12:28:09 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:58 - ID:2137989

    CAIRO, March 11 (MENA) - Bangladesh will take part with a high-level delegation led by Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Shariar Alam at the Egypt Economic Development Conference (EEDC), due to kick off on Friday, said Egypt's Ambassador to ....

  • Iran, Turkmenistan should use potential to boost ties: Rouhani

    Date: 2015-03-11 12:27:13 GMT - Turkmenistan - World - SN:57 - ID:2138461

    ASHGABAT, TURKMENISTAN, March 11 (MENA) - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says the Islamic Republic and Turkmenistan should tap into their potential to improve their bilateral relations, Press TV reported. “The officials of the two countries ....

  • Hillary Clinton slams Senate Republican letter to Iran

    Date: 2015-03-11 11:54:42 GMT - USA - World - SN:49 - ID:2137457

    WASHINGTON, March 11 (MENA) - Hillary Clinton Tuesday addressed the growing controversy over a letter that Senate Republicans wrote to Iranian leaders, which critics are calling a partisan move to scuttle White House negotiations with a foreign ....

  • Russia 'completely ending' activities under Conventional Armed Forces in Europe treaty

    Date: 2015-03-11 11:37:21 GMT - Russia - World - SN:45 - ID:2137629

    MOSCOW, March 11 (MENA) - Moscow has announced it is "completely" ending activities under the Treaty on Conventional Armed Forces in Europe (CFE), Russia Today reported Wednesday. Russia’s participation in the treaty was first halted in ....

  • 7 US marines, 4 soldiers missing after helicopter crashes

    Date: 2015-03-11 11:11:23 GMT - USA - World - SN:37 - ID:2137485

    WASHINGTON, March 11 (MENA) - Seven US Marines and four soldiers were missing early Wednesday after an Army helicopter crashed during a night training exercise at Eglin Air Force Base in the Florida Panhandle, ABC News reported. The area where ....

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