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  • Iran's FM: fighting Daesh needs international cooperation

    Date: 2014-09-07 17:02:53 GMT - Iran - World - SN:97 - ID:910807

    TEHRAN, Sept 7 (MENA) - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif underlined that combating the so-called Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) terrorist group requires international cooperation, but not through occupation and military ....

  • US launches air strikes against Isis in Iraq’s Anbar province

    Date: 2014-09-07 15:42:28 GMT - USA - World - SN:83 - ID:910577

    WASHINGTON, Sept 7 (MENA) - US forces launched air strikes on Sunday against the so-called Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, also known as Isis or Daesh, near a crucial dam in Iraq’s western Anbar province, marking the first attack in direct ....

  • Obama vows to "hunt down" extremists

    Date: 2014-09-07 15:19:38 GMT - USA - World - SN:82 - ID:910641

    WASHINGTON, Sept 7 (MENA) - One day before the thirteenth anniversary of the September 11 attacks, US President Barack Obama plans to address the nation on the threat posed by ISIS extremists -- telling NBC News the U.S. will “hunt down" the ....

  • Poll: Majority back military action against Daesh

    Date: 2014-09-07 10:53:04 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:38 - ID:910107

    LONDON, Aug 7 (MENA) - Almost two thirds of the public would support some form of British military action against jihadist fighters in Iraq, an exclusive poll for The Telegraph suggested Sunday. The survey, by Opinion Research, found 60 per cent ....

  • Blasts roar near Donetsk airport in Ukraine

    Date: 2014-09-07 10:13:55 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:29 - ID:909927

    KIEV, Sept 7 (MENA) - Strong explosions were heard early Sunday on the outskirts of the main rebel-held city in eastern Ukraine near the airport, raising new fears that a cease-fire signed two days ago is on the verge of collapse, New York Times ....

  • US citizen to go on trial in North Korea for 'hostile acts'

    Date: 2014-09-07 10:05:27 GMT - North Korea - World - SN:28 - ID:909911

    PYONGYANG, Sept 7 (MENA) - Matthew Todd Miller, who has been held in North Korean custody since April this year, will go on trial, Deutsche Welle quoted Korean state media as saying on Sunday. The court date has been set for September 14, though ....

  • President: Iran would continue support for regional peace, stability

    Date: 2014-09-07 09:30:21 GMT - Iran - World - SN:23 - ID:909851

    TEHRAN, Sept 7 (MENA) - President Hassan Rouhani said on Saturday night that Iran would continue its support for estalishment of peace and stability in the region, IRNA news agency reported. President Rouhani, who has traveled to Mashhad, in the ....

  • 19 Taliban militants killed during clearing operations

    Date: 2014-09-07 08:58:14 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:21 - ID:909854

    KABUL, Sept 7 (MENA) - At least 19 Taliban militants were killed and 5 others were injured following military operations by Afghan national security forces, Khaama Press reported on Sunday. The Ministry of Interior (MoI) following a statement ....

  • Ukraine southeast leaders urge OSCE to ensure control over ceasefire regime

    Date: 2014-09-07 08:07:56 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:15 - ID:909785

    DONETSK, Sept 7 (MENA) - The leaders of the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Lugansk People’s Republics (DPR and LPR) in the east of Ukraine on Sunday urged the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) to ensure control over the ....

  • Japan, US discuss possible visit by Abe to Washington in January

    Date: 2014-09-07 08:07:47 GMT - Japan - World - SN:14 - ID:909752

    TOKYO, Sept 7 (MENA) - Japan and the United States are considering arranging for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to visit Washington in January for talks with President Barack Obama on trade and security issues, Japan Times quoted a US government source ....

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