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  • US military airstrike in Somalia kills 4 al-Shabab fighters

    Date: 2018-08-03 13:29:10 GMT - Somalia - World - SN:37 - ID:7517203

    MOGADISHU, Aug 3 (MENA) - The US military says it has carried out an airstrike in Somalia that killed four members of the al-Shabab extremist group, ABC News reported Friday. The US Africa Command says this is the 19th such airstrike this year ....

  • Russian foreign ministry says 3 reporters were killed in CAR during robbery

    Date: 2018-08-03 13:26:04 GMT - Russia - World - SN:36 - ID:7517164

    MOSCOW, Aug 3 (MENA) - Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on Friday a preliminary investigation showed three Russian journalists were killed in the Central African Republic this week by assailants who wanted to rob them, ....

  • Fishing boat capsizes off Java, all 13 aboard missing

    Date: 2018-08-03 12:51:53 GMT - Indonesia - World - SN:35 - ID:7517070

    JAKARTA, Aug 3 (MENA) - A fishing boat capsized Friday in bad weather off Indonesia's main island of Java, leaving 13 people missing, a rescue official said. The boat, Bunga Hati 2, left port from the town of Karangsong in West Java and capsized ....

  • Afghan president condemns suicide attack on Gardez City mosque

    Date: 2018-08-03 12:50:05 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:34 - ID:7517096

    KABUL, Aug 3 (MENA) - Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Friday condemned a suicide bombing that targeted Khwaja Hassan Mosque in Gardez City, calling it inhuman, the Afghan Tolo News reported. In a statement, the Afghan president said such attacks ....

  • Afghan commandos rescue 61 civilians from a Taliban prison in Helmand

    Date: 2018-08-03 12:37:50 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:31 - ID:7516916

    KABUL, Aug 3 (MENA) - The Commandos of the Afghan National Army rescued at least 61 civilians from a Taliban prison in the southern Afghan province of Helmand. The provincial government media office in a statement said the civilians were rescued ....

  • 20 persons killed, 40 injured as explosion targets mosque in Afghan Gardez city

    Date: 2018-08-03 12:37:07 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:30 - ID:7517066

    KABUL, Aug 3 (MENA) - An explosion has ripped through the worshipers in a mosque in Gardez city, the provincial capital of Paktia province, Khaama Press reported on Friday. Provincial police chief Gen. Raz Mohammad Mandozai said that at least 20 ....

  • 7 Pakistani militants killed, 8 wounded in Kunar operations

    Date: 2018-08-03 09:31:12 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:13 - ID:7516732

    KABUL, Aug 3 (MENA) - At least seven Pakistani militants were killed and eight others were wounded during operations in eastern Kunar province of Afghanistan, Khaama Press news agency reported Friday. The 201st Silab Corps of the Afghan Military ....

  • White House: Trump receives message from Kim Jong Un, sends his reply

    Date: 2018-08-02 22:35:14 GMT - USA - World - SN:86 - ID:7516526

    WASHINGTON, Aug 2 (MENA) - The White House said Thursday that President Donald Trump received a new letter from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and responded quickly with a letter of his own, ABC News reported. The correspondence, following up on ....

  • Facebook’s new message to WhatsApp: make money

    Date: 2018-08-02 08:09:58 GMT - USA - World - SN:13 - ID:7515218

    WASHINGTON, Aug 2 (MENA) - Four years after Facebook Inc. bought WhatsApp for $22 billion, it is formally starting the messaging app on a new mission: bringing in revenue, Wall Street Journal reported. WhatsApp on Wednesday detailed plans to sell ....

  • Congress sends defense bill with military pay raise to Trump

    Date: 2018-08-02 07:30:45 GMT - USA - World - SN:8 - ID:7515173

    WASHINGTON, Aug 2 (MENA) – The Senate has given final congressional approval to a 716-billion- dollar defense policy bill that would raise military pay by 2.6 percent, the largest pay hike in nine years, Fox News reported. The 87-10 vote ....

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