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  • Trump says Daesh defeated in Syria

    Date: 2018-12-19 16:40:13 GMT - USA - World - SN:55 - ID:7722386

    WASHINGTON, Dec 19 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump on Wednesday announced the defeat of Daesh terrorist group in Syria. "We have defeated ISIS in Syria, my only reason for being there during the Trump Presidency", Trump said on his Twitter ....

  • US preparing for 'full' withdrawal from Syria - defense official

    Date: 2018-12-19 16:22:45 GMT - USA - World - SN:52 - ID:7722283

    WASHINGTON, Dec 19 (MENA) - Planning is underway for a "full" and "rapid" withdrawal of US troops from Syria, a US defense official told CNN on Wednesday. The decision, which would be a reversal from previously stated US policy, was made by ....

  • IMF to allocate first tranche of $3.9Bln loan package for Ukraine

    Date: 2018-12-19 07:50:51 GMT - Russia - World - SN:10 - ID:7721274

    MOSCOW, Dec 19 (MENA) - The International Monetary Fund (IMF) will immediately provide the Ukrainian government with the $1.4 billion tranche from a new loan package worth $3.9 billion, according to the fund’s press release. "The approval of the ....

  • Trump orders creation of US Space Command

    Date: 2018-12-18 22:40:51 GMT - USA - World - SN:71 - ID:7721037

    WASHINGTON, Dec 18 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump ordered the creation of "Space Command" on Tuesday, a move the administration is labeling a precursor to creating a US Space Force, CNN reported. "I direct the establishment, consistent with ....

  • Trump agrees to shut down his personal charity

    Date: 2018-12-18 22:28:23 GMT - USA - World - SN:70 - ID:7721038

    WASHINGTON, Dec 18 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump has agreed to shut down his embattled personal charity and to give away its remaining money amid allegations that he used the foundation for his personal and political benefit, New York Attorney ....

  • Russia, US discuss Syrian settlement

    Date: 2018-12-18 22:14:25 GMT - Russia - World - SN:68 - ID:7721040

    MOSCOW, Dec 18 (MENA) - Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov and US Ambassador to Moscow Jon Huntsman discussed Syrian settlement at a meeting in Moscow, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement Tuesday. "On December 18, the ....

  • Michael Flynn sentencing delayed

    Date: 2018-12-18 22:11:33 GMT - USA - World - SN:67 - ID:7721133

    WASHINGTON, Dec 18 (MENA) - A federal judge abruptly postponed the sentencing hearing Tuesday for Michael Flynn, President Donald Trump's first national security adviser, after a stunning hearing in which the judge accused Flynn of selling out his ....

  • Trump one again denies collusion with Russia during his election campaign

    Date: 2018-12-18 19:04:32 GMT - USA - World - SN:60 - ID:7720998

    WASHINGTON, Dec 18 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump has wished Michael Flynn good luck at his sentencing today. The president's former National Security Adviser has pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI about his conversations with Russian ....

  • British Airways to resume flights to Pakistan

    Date: 2018-12-18 11:44:59 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:33 - ID:7720070

    ISLAMABAD, Dec 18 (MENA) - British Airways (BA) on Tuesday announced resuming its flight operations to Pakistan after a 10-year halt, Geo News Agency reported on Tuesday. BA is due to begin the Heathrow-Islamabad service on June 15, with three ....

  • Japan approves defense plan including two aircraft carriers

    Date: 2018-12-18 07:05:05 GMT - Japan - World - SN:11 - ID:7719660

    TOKYO, Dec 18 (MENA) - Japan on Tuesday approved plans to convert two ships into aircraft carriers -- the nation's first since World War II -- as it tries to counter growing Chinese military power in the region, Kyodo News reported. The new ....

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