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  • US authorities charge 2 Iranians on allegations of spying for Tehran

    Date: 2018-08-21 19:49:31 GMT - USA - World - SN:50 - ID:7543060

    WASHINGTON, Aug 21 (MENA) - US prosecutors have charged two Iranian nationals with acting as “unregistered agents” of Iran by taking pictures of the Islamic Republic’s “political opponents,” Press TV reported Tuesday. The two Iranian men, who ....

  • Taliban rejects involvement in Tuesday’s rocket attack on Kabul city

    Date: 2018-08-21 19:05:41 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:47 - ID:7543076

    KABUL, Aug 21 (MENA) - Taliban militants have rejected their involvement in Tuesday’s rocket attack on Kabul city, Khaama Press reported. Taliban spokesman Zabilullah Mujahid said in a statement that the group fighters have no links with today’s ....

  • Return of Syrian refugees in focus of Putin's telephone conversation with King of Jordan

    Date: 2018-08-21 18:45:25 GMT - Russia - World - SN:46 - ID:7543106

    MOSCOW, Aug 21 (MENA) - Various aspects of settlement efforts in Syria, including the return of Syrian refugees, were in focus of a telephone conversation between Russian President Vladimir Putin and King Abdullah II of Jordan, the Kremlin press ....

  • Putin greets Russia’s Muslims on Eidul Adha holiday

    Date: 2018-08-21 18:12:36 GMT - Russia - World - SN:44 - ID:7543083

    MOSCOW, Aug 21 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin has greeted the Muslims of Russia on the Islamic Eidul Adha holiday, also known as the Festival of Sacrifice, TASS news agency quoted the Kremlin press service as reporting on ....

  • Iranian President: US does not dare to attack Tehran

    Date: 2018-08-21 11:29:09 GMT - Iran - World - SN:24 - ID:7542613

    TEHRAN, Aug 21 (MENA) - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said that the US does not dare to attack Iran, maintaining that the reason that holds the US back from launching a military attack against Iran is because of the Islamic Republic's defense ....

  • US welcomes Pakistani PM's desire for peace with India, Afghanistan

    Date: 2018-08-21 11:25:02 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:22 - ID:7542614

    ISLAMABAD, Aug 21 (MENA) - The United States welcomed Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan’s statement emphasizing the importance of peace on both sides of Pakistan’s borders, Pakistani newspaper Dawn reported on Tuesday. Alice Wells, who heads ....

  • Taliban military chief among 102 killed in Faryab airstrikes

    Date: 2018-08-21 07:25:12 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:9 - ID:7542351

    KABUL, Aug 21 (MENA) - At least one hundred and two militants including some leaders of the Taliban have been killed in airstrikes conducted in northern Faryab province of Afghanistan, the Afghan military said. According to a statement released ....

  • Taliban’s rockets hit near Afghan presidency

    Date: 2018-08-21 07:07:37 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:8 - ID:7542330

    KABUL, Aug 21 (MENA) - The Taliban fired several rockets toward the presidential palace in Kabul, Afghanistan, as President Ashraf Ghani was delivering a televised speech on Tuesday, with one rocket landing near the U.S. Embassy, according to Afghan ....

  • EU considers 60-minute deadline for social networks to remove terrorist content

    Date: 2018-08-20 20:37:38 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:64 - ID:7542106

    LONDON, Aug 20 (MENA) - The European Commission is considering imposing an hour-long deadline for social networks to remove terrorist and extremist content to avoid the risk of being fined, the Financial Times reported Monday. The social networks ....

  • 2 detained after shots fired at US Embassy in Turkey

    Date: 2018-08-20 19:41:54 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:62 - ID:7542074

    ANKARA, Aug 20 (MENA) - Shots were fired at the US Embassy in Turkey from a moving car before dawn Monday, an attack that came during heightened tensions between the two NATO allies, ABC news reported. Officials said two people with criminal ....

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