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  • paper: Flow of foreign fighters not affected by US-led airstrikes

    Date: 2014-10-31 10:50:14 GMT - USA - World - SN:31 - ID:1236329

    WASHINGTON, Oct 31 (MENA) - More than 1,000 foreign fighters are streaming into Syria each month, a rate that has so far been unchanged by airstrikes against Daesh and efforts by other countries to stem the flow of departures, according to U.S. ....

  • 20 killed, injured in bus accident in Turkey

    Date: 2014-10-31 09:01:09 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:25 - ID:1235837

    ANKARA, Oct 31 (MENA) - As many as 12 workers were killed and eight others injured after their bus rolled over Friday due to heavy rain in Turkey. The injured were taken to hospitals for treatment. (MENA) MHK/AS ....

  • MENA agenda for Friday, October 31

    Date: 2014-10-31 05:56:29 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:1 - ID:1235261

    PARIS, Egyptian Finance Minister Hani Qadri participates in meetings of the French-Egyptian Presidential Council, to kick off later here. RAMALLAH, The Israeli police open the gates of Al-Aqsa Mosque but ban the entrance of male worshipers ....

  • Russian pilot captured by Taliban in Afghanistan last year released

    Date: 2014-10-30 22:09:57 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:138 - ID:1235017

    MOSCOW, Oct 30 (MENA) - The pilot of a Mil Mi-8 helicopter who was captured by Taliban in Afghanistan in April 2013 has been released, the Itar-Tass cited the Russian Foreign Ministry as saying Thursday. "On October 29, as a result of concerted ....

  • 4 killed after plane hits building near Wichita airport

    Date: 2014-10-30 21:19:35 GMT - USA - World - SN:134 - ID:1234961

    WASHINGTON, Oct 30 (MENA) - Four people died after a small plane crashed into a building near Wichita's Mid-Continent Airport in southern Kansas on Thursday morning, the CNN reported. Four remain unaccounted for, city Fire Marshal Brad Crisp said. ....

  • Norway to send training troops to Iraq

    Date: 2014-10-30 20:36:27 GMT - Norway - World - SN:129 - ID:1234833

    OSLO, Oct 30 (MENA) - Norway's prime minister said Thursday her country will send 120 soldiers this year to join the international campaign against Daesh militants in Iraq and help train local troops there, the ABC News reported. Describing the ....

  • UN concerned by deteriorating security situation in Burkina Faso

    Date: 2014-10-30 19:09:28 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:121 - ID:1234209

    NEW YORK, Oct 30 (MENA) - United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Thursday called for an end to the violence in Burkina Faso. According to a statement issued by his spokesperson, the Secretary-General was following with great concern the ....

  • Afghanistan to appoint female judge first time in history

    Date: 2014-10-30 19:07:56 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:112 - ID:1234229

    KABUL, Oct 30 (MENA) - Afghan President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai has said that the first female judge will be appointed in the Supreme Court of Afghanistan, which will mark the first such appointment in the history of Afghanistan, Khaama News Agency ....

  • Israel cancels purchase of 6 US-made V-22 planes

    Date: 2014-10-30 19:05:30 GMT - Israel - World - SN:120 - ID:1234373

    GAZA CITY, Oct 30 (MENA) - Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon has canceled a still-unsigned multi-billion-dollar deal with the US for advanced military capabilities, amid strained ties with Washington, The Time of Israel reported. The deal ....

  • Italy condemns Israeli plans to build settlements in Al Quds

    Date: 2014-10-30 18:54:14 GMT - Italy - World - SN:117 - ID:1234057

    ROME, Oct 30 (MENA) – Italy condemned on Thursday latest announcements made by the Israeli government to build new settlements on Palestinian occupied territories. Such a decision, which violates the international law, would raise new doubts ....

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