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  • Iran arrests 3 foreigners on suspect trip to Iraq

    Date: 2014-09-09 10:46:34 GMT - Iran - World - SN:37 - ID:913277

    TEHRAN, Sept 9 (MENA) - The Iranian authorities have detained three foreigners traveling through Iran under the suspicion they were planning to join the extremists of Daesh group in neighboring Iraq, a state-owned Tehran newspaper reported on ....

  • Turkey is courted by U.S. to help fight Daesh

    Date: 2014-09-09 10:45:50 GMT - USA - World - SN:36 - ID:913206

    WASHINGTON, Sept 9 (MENA) - The Obama administration on Monday began the work of trying to determine exactly what roles the members of its fledgling coalition of countries to fight the so-called Islamic State in Iraq and Syria will play, with ....

  • Hagel tests Turkish willingness for bigger role in Daesh fight

    Date: 2014-09-09 10:41:18 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:31 - ID:913375

    ANKARA, Sept 9 (MENA) - Turkey is seeking specific roles in a US-led coalition to battle Daesh militants, the Today's Zaman daily quoted US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel as saying after talks with Turkish leaders said. "Today's meetings were a ....

  • Obama said to push Syria no-fly zone with prodding from Turkey

    Date: 2014-09-09 10:40:31 GMT - USA - World - SN:30 - ID:913358

    WASHINGTON, Sept 9 (MENA) - The United States is said to have been discussing a no-fly zone over Syria in an effort to stop the so called Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (Known as Daesh), World Tribune reported Tuesday. According to ....

  • Russia denies approaching planes from Canadian warship

    Date: 2014-09-09 07:47:10 GMT - Russia - World - SN:12 - ID:913038

    MOSCOW, Sept 9 (MENA) - Russian Air Force Su-24 and An-26 planes on scheduled flights over the Black Sea flew near the Canadian Toronto warship, but did not approach it, the Russian Defense Ministry’s spokesman Igor Konashenkov told ITAR-TASS on ....

  • New US ambassador to help his govt understand Russia’s goals, perspectives

    Date: 2014-09-09 06:39:22 GMT - Russia - World - SN:11 - ID:912994

    MOSCOW, Sept 9 (MENA) - New US Ambassador to Russia John Tefft said on Monday he would seek to promote U.S. interests in Moscow and help his government better understand Russia’s goal and perspectives, ITAR-TASS reported. “It is truly a privilege ....

  • Ebola crisis: Liberia 'faces huge surge' says WHO

    Date: 2014-09-09 06:28:43 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:10 - ID:912973

    GENEVA, Sept 9 (MENA) - Ebola is spreading exponentially in Liberia, with thousands of new cases expected in the next three weeks, the World Health Organization (WHO) says. Conventional methods to control the outbreak were "not having an adequate ....

  • Bomb blast in Chile subway injures seven

    Date: 2014-09-08 21:46:21 GMT - Chile - World - SN:166 - ID:912853

    SANTIAGO, Sept 8 (MENA) – A bomb exploded in a Chilean subway station on Monday, injuring at least seven people, the most damaging in a string of bombs planted around the country's capital this year, ABC News reported. Fire Department Commander ....

  • Russian FM, African Union envoy discuss terrorist threat in Africa

    Date: 2014-09-08 20:21:45 GMT - Russia - World - SN:157 - ID:912795

    MOSCOW, Sept 8 (MENA) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov met with African Union Special Envoy for Western Sahara Joaquim Chissano on Monday to discuss the growing terrorist threat in Africa, ITAR-TASS quoted the Russian Foreign Ministry as ....

  • Respiratory virus hospitalizes hundreds of kids in US

    Date: 2014-09-08 20:12:29 GMT - USA - World - SN:156 - ID:912791

    WASHINGTON, Sept 8 (MENA) – Children's hospitals in Denver are experiencing an alarming spike in a severe respiratory illness-especially among very young children and those with asthma - that may be caused by an uncommon viral pathogen, The Denver ....

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