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  • Japan rules out military support for U.S. fight against Islamic State

    Date: 2014-09-16 07:57:08 GMT - Japan - World - SN:25 - ID:948361

    TOKYO, Sept 16 (MENA) - Japan does not plan to provide any military support to the United States or other countries joining a coalition to fight Islamic State extremists in Iraq, Kyodo reported qutoing the top government spokesman as having said ....

  • Paper: Iran won’t join U.S. in Daesh fight

    Date: 2014-09-16 07:40:33 GMT - USA - World - SN:20 - ID:947837

    WASHINGTON, Sept 16 (MENA) - Iran on Monday spurned an American request for cooperation in the fight against Daesh militants, but the United States said the door remains open to a rare opportunity to make common cause with its principal adversary in ....

  • ISAF said one of soldiers shot dead by individual wearing army uniform

    Date: 2014-09-16 07:31:42 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:18 - ID:948089

    KABUL, Sept 16 (MENA) - The International Security Assistance Force known as ISAF announced Tuesday that one of its troops died after being shot by an individual wearing an Afghan army uniform, ABC news reported. The attack raises the possibility ....

  • Typhoon hits China, forcing cancellation of dozens of flights

    Date: 2014-09-16 07:13:31 GMT - China - World - SN:16 - ID:947905

    BEIJING, Sept 16 (MENA) - A typhoon struck China's southernmost island of Hainan on Tuesday, forcing the cancellation of dozens of flights as it headed northwest toward Vietnam, ABC news reported. About 90,000 people in southern China were ....

  • Japanese premier in US for UNGA meetings

    Date: 2014-09-16 06:43:48 GMT - Japan - World - SN:13 - ID:947425

    TOKYO, Sept 16 (MENA) - Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will visit New York for five days from Sept. 22 to attend the U.N. General Assembly, Kyodo quoted Japan's top government spokesman as saying Tuesday. Abe is scheduled to make speeches ....

  • US deputy spokesperson: US continues to back Egypt in fighting terrorism

    Date: 2014-09-16 06:33:55 GMT - USA - World - SN:11 - ID:947361

    WASHINGTON, Sept 16 (MENA) – US State Department Deputy Spokesperson Marie Harf said on Tuesday that the US would continue to support Egypt in combating terrorism, especially in Sinai. Harf, speaking to reporters in Washington, said US Secretary ....

  • Suicide attack kills 16 people in Kabul

    Date: 2014-09-16 06:20:02 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:9 - ID:947369

    KABUL, Sept 16 (MENA) - A Taliban suicide car bomber has attacked a foreign military convoy in the Afghan capital, Kabul, injuring 16 people, the BBC reported quoting Afghan officials. The blast took place on the airport road near the US embassy at ....

  • Huge blast rocks central Kabul near US embassy, reports say

    Date: 2014-09-16 05:44:08 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:5 - ID:947365

    KABUL, Sept 16 (MENA) - A large explosion has ripped through Kabul, shaking buildings in Afghanistan's capital and setting off the siren alert at the US embassy, reports say. The blast tore through cars on the main airport road near the US ....

  • 3 Marines wounded by grenade explosion in Pohang

    Date: 2014-09-16 05:42:11 GMT - south korea - World - SN:4 - ID:947373

    SEOUL, Sept 16 (MENA) - Three Marines were injured Tuesday as a hand grenade exploded during a training session at a Marine unit in this southeastern port city, Yonhap news agency reported quoting military sources. The accident took place around ....

  • World leaders vow to use 'whatever means necessary' to defeat Daesh threat -- Paper 2 last London

    Date: 2014-09-15 21:38:26 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:171 - ID:946921

    A second emergency conference is to be held in Bahrain to examine ways to cut off the funding and the flux of fighters to Daesh, though no date was given. The group is believed to have recruits from 51 countries. Monday's gathering came just a ....

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