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  • President calls for cutting ISIL financial resources

    Date: 2014-09-27 12:07:41 GMT - USA - World - SN:35 - ID:1022801

    NEW YORK, Sept 27 (MENA) - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has called for cut off of financial resources of the terrorist group Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as Daesh). He made the remarks at a press conference on the ....

  • Moscow warns citizens of CIS countries join Daesh militants

    Date: 2014-09-26 22:29:47 GMT - Russia - World - SN:125 - ID:1020137

    MOSCOW, Sept 26 (MENA) - The head of Russia's Security Council said there could be as many as 50,000 insurgents fighting for Daesh militant group in Syria and Iraq, Itar-Tass News Agency reported. Nikolai Patrushev said at a meeting of the ....

  • White House welcomes UK vote to approve airstrikes against Daesh

    Date: 2014-09-26 21:05:14 GMT - USA - World - SN:113 - ID:1020009

    WASHINGTON, Sept 26 (MENA) - The United States' White House said Friday it was pleased that the British parliament voted to approve airstrikes against Daesh insurgents in Iraq, the US Today reported. White House spokesman Josh Earnest said the ....

  • Ebola deaths in West Africa 'pass 3,000' - WHO

    Date: 2014-09-26 20:46:09 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:112 - ID:1020001

    GENEVA, Sept 26 (MENA) - The death toll from the Ebola outbreak in West Africa has passed 3,000, the BBC quoted the World Health Organization (WHO) as saying on Friday. The latest figures indicate that more than 6,500 people are believed to have ....

  • Radical preacher warns Cameron over strikes against Daesh

    Date: 2014-09-26 20:45:00 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:111 - ID:1019953

    LONDON, Sept 26 (MENA) - Radical British activist and preacher Anjem Choudary warned UK Prime Minister David Cameron that the objective of strikes against Daesh is to take Muslim away from their religion. Choudary, radical activist and co-founder ....

  • US military commander: strikes disrupted Daesh abilities in Syria

    Date: 2014-09-26 20:18:11 GMT - USA - World - SN:108 - ID:1019849

    WASHINGTON, Sept 26 (MENA) - The Top US military officer said on Friday that the US and allied air strikes against Daesh fighters in Syria that began earlier this week have disrupted the militant group's command and control and logistics ....

  • Japan, Russia agree on Abe-Putin talks on fringes of APEC summit

    Date: 2014-09-26 20:09:39 GMT - Japan - World - SN:105 - ID:1019737

    TOKYO, Sept 26 (MENA) - Japan and Russia have agreed in principle that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and President Vladimir Putin should hold talks on the fringes of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum's summit in Beijing in November, Kyodo News ....

  • US conducted over 200 airstrikes against Daesh in Iraq - Hagel

    Date: 2014-09-26 20:09:07 GMT - USA - World - SN:104 - ID:1019669

    WASHINGTON, Sept 26 (MENA) - US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Friday The US, with the participation of France, have conducted over 200 airstrikes against Daesh in Iraq. In a joint press conference with Chairman of the joint chiefs of staff ....

  • UN confirms humanitarian crisis in eastern Ukraine - Russian Foreign Ministry

    Date: 2014-09-26 18:42:35 GMT - Russia - World - SN:96 - ID:1019461

    MOSCOW, Sept 26 (MENA) - The Russian Foreign Ministry said Friday the statement of the UN Special Rapporteur on the human rights of internally displaced persons Chaloka Beyani, who paid a visit to south-east of Ukraine confirms that the people there ....

  • Russia FM says global action against terrorism should abide by int'l law

    Date: 2014-09-26 18:37:22 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:95 - ID:1019621

    NEW YORK, Sept 26 (MENA) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said that any global action against terrorism should abide by international law and should have been agreed with its ally Damascus. "We believe that any action taken globally, ....

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