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  • Lavrov: Terrorists’ use of Idlib for attacks on Russian, Syrian troops unacceptable

    Date: 2018-08-30 16:49:29 GMT - Russia - World - SN:56 - ID:7554695

    MOSCOW, Aug 30 (MENA) - The situation when terrorists are using Syria’s Idlib province as a staging ground for attacks on the positions of Syrian troops and Russia’s Hmeimim air base is unacceptable, TASS quoted Russian Foreign Minister Sergey ....

  • Russia to hold Mediterranean naval drills as Syria tensions rise

    Date: 2018-08-30 11:20:10 GMT - Russia - World - SN:26 - ID:7554029

    MOSCOW, Aug 30 (MENA) - Russian Ministry of Defense said on Thursday it would hold a major naval exercise in the Mediterranean Sea from Sept. 1 to September 8, TASS news agency reported. The move coincides with rising tensions between Moscow and ....

  • Daesh leader, 5 comrades killed in drone strikes in Nangarhar

    Date: 2018-08-30 11:08:22 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:24 - ID:7553908

    KABUL, Aug 30 (MENA) - A leader of Daesh terrorist group, called Yasir Khurasani, was killed along with his five comrades in an airstrike in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan, Khaama Press news agency reported on Thursday. The 201st Silab ....

  • At least 10 killed in South Africa bus crash

    Date: 2018-08-30 09:14:17 GMT - South Africa - World - SN:15 - ID:7553797

    PRETIORA, Aug 30 (MENA)- At least ten people died after a bus travelling from South Africa's Cape Town to the Eastern Cape overturned in the early hours of Thursday morning, traffic officials said. The accident occurred at around 2 a.m. (2400 ....

  • S.Korea president names new defense chief, four other ministers

    Date: 2018-08-30 09:09:54 GMT - south korea - World - SN:14 - ID:7553775

    SEOUL, Aug 30 (MENA) - South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Thursday nominated five new ministers of defense, education, industry, labor and gender equality in his first Cabinet shakeup, the Korean news agency Yonhap reported. Jeong Kyeong-doo, ....

  • Japan PM Abe calls for better cyber, space defense capabilities

    Date: 2018-08-29 22:46:22 GMT - Japan - World - SN:72 - ID:7553332

    TOKYO, Aug 29 (MENA) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Wednesday called for strengthening Japan's defense capabilities in new fields such as cyberspace and outer space, citing the rapidly changing security situation surrounding the country, ....

  • Syrian refugee detained in Greece for aiding illegal migrants: report

    Date: 2018-08-29 22:30:50 GMT - Greece - World - SN:70 - ID:7553294

    ATHENS, Aug 29 (MENA) - Greek police have charged Sarah Mardini, a Syrian refugee once hailed for saving people at sea, with helping migrants illegally enter the country, Mardini's lawyer said Wednesday. He said Mardini, who denies the charges, ....

  • Israel, US form joint team to enforce Iran sanctions

    Date: 2018-08-29 22:13:04 GMT - Israel - World - SN:68 - ID:7553364

    GAZA CITY, Aug 29 (MENA) - Israeli Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon and US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin agreed to set up a joint team for the enforcement of economic sanctions against Iran during a meeting in Washington, JPost reported on ....

  • Memorial service held for late sen. McCain in Arizona

    Date: 2018-08-29 19:12:38 GMT - USA - World - SN:58 - ID:7553303

    WASHINGTON, Aug 29 (MENA) - A memorial service has been held for late senator John McCain at the Arizona state capitol, Fox News reported. McCain’s family and friends, along with state, local and tribal officials, and business and civic leaders ....

  • Pakistani PM to skip UNGA session in Sept.

    Date: 2018-08-29 09:39:16 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:15 - ID:7552217

    ISLAMABAD, Aug 29 (MENA) - Prime Minister Imran Khan will skip next month’s United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) session to focus his attention on the country’s economy, said Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Wednesday. Qureshi will lead ....

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