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  • Hollande hints at military action against Daesh

    Date: 2014-09-03 21:32:04 GMT - France - World - SN:181 - ID:905366

    PARIS, Sept 3 (MENA) - French President Francois Hollande has underlined the necessity to adopt a military response, if necessary, to confront the so-called "Islamic State" in line with the international law, Elysee said in a statement following a ....

  • Hagel: US Mission to 'degrade and destroy' ISIL

    Date: 2014-09-03 21:30:24 GMT - USA - World - SN:179 - ID:905365

    WASHINGTON, Sept 3 (MENA) – US Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel on Wednesday unequivocally said that the US mission against the extremist group Daesh (ISIL) is to "degrade and destroy" the group. Hagel's comments came during an interview with ....

  • UNSC demands immediate release of peacekeepers detained in Golan

    Date: 2014-09-03 20:47:49 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:174 - ID:905362

    New York, Sept 3 (MENA) - The United Nations Security Council called again Wednesday for the immediate and unconditional release of 45 United Nations peacekeepers seized late last week by an armed group in the Golan, the UN News Centre reported. ....

  • Paris slam Rafah terror attack

    Date: 2014-09-03 20:47:11 GMT - France - World - SN:173 - ID:905353

    PARIS, Sept 3 (MENA) – France has condemned a terror act that targeted security forces in North Sinai, leaving 11 soldiers dead, said spokesman for French Foreign Ministry Roman Nadal. Speaking at a press conference, Nadal offered condolences to ....

  • Biden: We will follow you ‘to the gates of hell’

    Date: 2014-09-03 20:39:07 GMT - USA - World - SN:169 - ID:905319

    WASHINGTON, Sept 3 (MENA) - US Vice President Joe Biden has vowed retaliation for the execution of two American journalists in recent weeks by the so called "Islamic State." During a speech at a Naval shipyard in New Hampshire, he warned the ....

  • Russian says no notification from France on suspension of Mistral delivery

    Date: 2014-09-03 20:31:05 GMT - Russia - World - SN:166 - ID:905352

    MOSCOW, Sept 3 (MENA) - Russian government has not received official notification from France on the plans to suspend the delivery to Russia of the first helicopter carrier in the Mistral family or on renunciation of commitment to the agreement, ....

  • Putin peace plan not dogma: Russian official

    Date: 2014-09-03 20:26:38 GMT - Russia - World - SN:165 - ID:905337

    MOSCOW, Sept 3, (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin’s peace plan for settling the conflict in eastern Ukraine is not a dogma, its main goal is to establish peace, presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Wednesday. “We hope that the plan ....

  • France suspends delivery of warship to Russia

    Date: 2014-09-03 19:58:16 GMT - France - World - SN:159 - ID:905295

    PARIS, Sept 3 (MENA) - France is suspending the delivery of a hulking warship to Russia amid security concerns about Moscow's actions in neighboring Ukraine, President Francois Hollande's office said Wednesday. The announcement comes a day before ....

  • Pakistani military fires nearly 100 rockets in Kunar province

    Date: 2014-09-03 19:27:47 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:157 - ID:905233

    KABUL, Sept 3 (MENA) – Pakistani military fired around 100 rockets in Kunar province, as cross-border shelling from the other side of Durand Line continued, Khaama Press reported. Provincial police chief, Gen. Abdul Habib Syed Khel, confirmed that ....

  • UK Home Secretary: Daesh killers are 'murderous psychopaths'

    Date: 2014-09-03 18:53:42 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:145 - ID:905052

    LONDON, Sept 3 (MENA) – UK Home Secretary Theresa May attacked the "barbaric" murder of US journalist Steven Sotloff saying their 'brutality' is clear to all, the Telegraph reported on Wednesday. The murder of US journalist Steven Sotloff was a ....

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