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  • Pentagon urges patience in Anti-Daesh campaign

    Date: 2014-10-25 18:14:34 GMT - USA - World - SN:104 - ID:1198585

    WASHINGTON, Oct 24, (MENA) – It is imprudent to assess the US strategy against terrorists from the Daesh organization after only three months, Navy Rear Adm. John Kirby said during a Pentagon news conference Saturday. The Pentagon press secretary ....

  • Front National councilor urges French far-Right party to convert to Islam

    Date: 2014-10-25 18:12:01 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:103 - ID:1198773

    LONDON, Oct 25 (MENA) - A Front National local councilor has embarrassed France's far-Right party by announcing his recent conversion to Islam, and urging fellow members to join him, The Daily Telegraph said Saturday. Maxence Buttey, 22, offended ....

  • Moscow understands that Norway joined anti-Russian sanctions under pressure - Lavrov

    Date: 2014-10-25 16:43:17 GMT - Norway - World - SN:86 - ID:1198165

    OSLO, Oct 25 (MENA) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Saturday Moscow understands that Norway joined anti-Russian sanctions under pressure from outside, Tass reported. "Our relations with Norway face certain tensions at the moment, ....

  • Iranian Commander: US still sending aid to ISIL

    Date: 2014-10-25 16:21:16 GMT - Iran - World - SN:80 - ID:1197909

    TEHRAN, Oct 25 (MENA) - Deputy Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Brigadier General Massoud Jazayeri questioned the drive of the US-led anti-ISIL (the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant) coalition, saying that Washington is still ....

  • Unapproved drug to be used for Ebola treatment in Japan

    Date: 2014-10-25 16:10:17 GMT - Japan - World - SN:76 - ID:1197605

    TOKYO, Oct 25 (MENA) - An experts' panel of Japan's health ministry has agreed to allow an anti-influenza drug developed by a domestic company when people are infected with the deadly Ebola virus, although it has not yet been approved for treating ....

  • UK govt denounces Sinai terror attack

    Date: 2014-10-25 09:55:28 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:26 - ID:1194637

    LONDON, Oct 25 (MENA) - The UK government condemned the terrorist attack against Egyptian army soldiers, which occurred Friday in North Sinai and left dozens killed and injured. In a statement, UK Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said "I strongly ....

  • 16 killed in China coal mine collapse

    Date: 2014-10-25 07:14:17 GMT - China - World - SN:10 - ID:1193653

    BEIJING, Oct 25 (MENA) - A coal mine shaft collapsed in northwestern China, killing 16 miners, Fox News said Saturday. Another 11 miners were injured in the disaster that struck just before midnight Friday in Tiechanggou township outside the ....

  • Nepal bus crash kills 14, injures dozens

    Date: 2014-10-25 07:09:50 GMT - Nepal - World - SN:8 - ID:1193629

    KATMANDU, Oct 25 (MENA) - A Nepal bus packed with people, including Israeli tourists and locals heading home for a Hindu festival, veered off a mountain highway, killing 14 and injuring dozens, Fox News said Saturday. Among those killed Friday ....

  • Student dead, others wounded in shooting in Seattle school

    Date: 2014-10-24 22:05:50 GMT - USA - World - SN:123 - ID:1193053

    WASHINGTON, Oct 24 (MENA) - A student opened fire on Friday in a high school cafeteria north of Seattle, killing at least one person and shooting several others in the head, the New York Post quoted officials as saying. The gunman also died in ....

  • Suspicious yellow powder causes evacuations at 3 consulates in Turkey

    Date: 2014-10-24 21:40:31 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:119 - ID:1192909

    ISTANBUL, Oct 24 (MENA) - Turkish authorities said Friday the consulates of Canada, Belgium and Germany in Istanbul have been evacuated after receiving suspicious packages, Fox News reported Dogan Eskinat, a spokesman for Turkey's emergence ....

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