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  • Iranian warships repel pirates' attacks on 2 cargo ships in high seas

    Date: 2014-08-30 14:01:27 GMT - Iran - World - SN:59 - ID:898416

    TEHRAN, Aug 30 (MENA) - Iranian Navy warships rescued two cargo ships in Bab el-Mendeb and the Gulf of Aden after tough battles with pirates in the high seas. In the first battle, the timely presence and action of the Iranian Navy's 31st Flotilla ....

  • Pentagon confirms ISIL captured tanks, building ‘faster’ military force

    Date: 2014-08-30 13:55:15 GMT - USA - World - SN:58 - ID:898376

    WASHINGTON, Aug 30 (MENA) - The United States has determined that Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (Daesh) was building an armored force. Officials said the U.S. intelligence community detected a presence of U.S. and Russian-origin armored ....

  • Several buildings afire in Donetsk after Ukrainean army artillery strike

    Date: 2014-08-30 12:10:36 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:46 - ID:898220

    DONESTK, Aug 30 (MENA)- A district was afire in Donetsk after it was hit by incendiary shells in artillery strikes, Itar-tass news agency reported quoting witnesses as having said. Several big buildings were ablaze, including a bakery. Two city ....

  • Daesh not able to cross Iranˈs borders: Commander

    Date: 2014-08-30 11:56:46 GMT - Iran - World - SN:44 - ID:898189

    TEHRAN, Aug 30 (MENA) - The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (also known as Daesh) is not counted a threat to Iranˈs military might and it can not cross border areas with Iraq, IRNA news agency reported quoting an Iranian senior commander as ....

  • Russia never conducted warfare in Ukraine, rules out prospects – Defense Ministry

    Date: 2014-08-30 11:42:48 GMT - Russia - World - SN:42 - ID:898153

    MOSCOW, August 30 (MENA) — Russia has never held military actions in Ukraine and is not planning to undertake any in the future, Russia’s Deputy Defense Minister Anatoly Antonov said Saturday in an interview with Slovak television. “Russia has ....

  • Daily Beast outlines reasons behind Obama backing off more ISIS strikes

    Date: 2014-08-30 11:12:50 GMT - USA - World - SN:39 - ID:898057

    WASHINGTON, Aug 30 (MENA) - After lots of bluster about striking ISIS on Syria, President Obama threw cold water on the idea, disappointing those who wanted him to broaden the war. After a week of talk of eliminating the "cancer" of ISIS, President ....

  • Malaysia welcomes long-term ceasefire between Israel And Palestine - Anifah

    Date: 2014-08-30 10:52:58 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:36 - ID:898044

    KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 30 (MENA) - Malaysia welcomes the long-term ceasefire agreement between Israel and Palestine, brokered by Egypt on Aug 26, said Foreign Minister Datuk Seri Anifah Aman. He said Malaysia hoped that the ceasefire agreement would ....

  • Ebola road map promotes efforts to combat virus - official

    Date: 2014-08-30 07:57:32 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - World - SN:13 - ID:897576

    RIYADH, Aug 30 (MENA)- Director-General of the Executive Board of the GCC Health Ministers Council Tawfiq bin Ahmed Khoja said that the road map drawn up by the World Health Organization (WHO) aims to scale up international response to the Ebola ....

  • Czech Republic calls on Russia to withdraw its troops from Ukraine

    Date: 2014-08-29 21:40:46 GMT - Czech - World - SN:111 - ID:897386

    PRAGUE, Aug 29 (MENA) - Czech Republic called Friday on Russia to immediately withdraw its troops from Ukraine and suspend all arms supplies to rebels. "The incursion of the Russian Armed Forces into eastern and southeastern Ukraine poses a ....

  • UN human rights report on Ukraine distorts situation on Russia-Ukraine border - Foreign Ministry

    Date: 2014-08-29 21:38:53 GMT - Russia - World - SN:109 - ID:897381

    MOSCOW, Aug 29 (MENA) - The Russian Foreign Ministry said Friday the latest report of the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights distorts the situation on the Russian-Ukrainian border. "The authors of the document continue to follow ....

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