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  • Five more ATR planes to arrive in Tehran on Sunday

    Date: 2018-08-04 15:33:52 GMT - Iran - World - SN:36 - ID:7518432

    TEHRAN, Aug 4 (MENA) - The French-Italian aircraft manufacturer -ATR- is to deliver five new purchased passenger planes to Iran on Sunday, the Airline of the Islamic Republic of Iran (IranAir) announced on Saturday. IranAir Managing Director ....

  • Afghan army: Taliban militants suffer heavy losses in separate clashes northeast Afghanistan

    Date: 2018-08-04 15:29:31 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:35 - ID:7518539

    KABUL, Aug 4 (MENA) - Taliban militants suffered heavy losses as a result of separate clashes in the province of Takhar in northeastern Afghanistan, Khaama Press reported Saturday. In a statement, the 209th Shaheen Corps of the Afghan Military ....

  • Russia offers US cooperation in restoration of Syria – Report

    Date: 2018-08-04 14:59:35 GMT - Russia - World - SN:31 - ID:7518480

    MOSCOW, Aug 4 (MENA) - The Russian military has reportedly offered the US Armed Forces its cooperation in rebuilding the ravaged nation of Syria, Sputnik quoted a US government memo as saying. According to the memo, Valery Gerasimov, chief of ....

  • Afghanistan: 57 Taliban militants killed, wounded in Kunar operations

    Date: 2018-08-04 09:18:57 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:11 - ID:7517967

    KABUL, Aug 4 (MENA) - At least 57 Taliban militants including some of their top leaders were killed and wounded during the ongoing operations in eastern Kunar province of Afghanistan, Khaama Press news agency reported Saturday. The 201st Silab ....

  • S. Korea, US top diplomats discuss N. Korea

    Date: 2018-08-04 09:16:46 GMT - south korea - World - SN:7 - ID:7517870

    SEOUL, Aug 4 (MENA) - The top diplomats of South Korea and the United States held one-on-one talks in Singapore on Saturday on North Korea and alliance issues on the sidelines of ASEAN-hosted annual sessions, Yonhap news agency reported. The ....

  • UNHCR sounds alarm as Mediterranean Sea deaths pass 1,500 mark

    Date: 2018-08-03 18:54:00 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:64 - ID:7517536

    GENEVA, Aug 3 (MENA) - More than 1,500 refugees and migrants have lost their lives attempting to cross the Mediterranean in the first seven months of this year, the UNHCR said in its report on Friday. The bleak milestone was confirmed after more ....

  • Duterte says may deploy warship to save Philippine captives in Libya

    Date: 2018-08-03 18:34:59 GMT - Philippines - World - SN:63 - ID:7517537

    MANILA, Aug 3 (MENA) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on Friday he might send the navy's most modern frigate to waters off Libya in a bid to "save" three Philippines and a South Korean kidnapped last month from a water plant in the North ....

  • Blaze at New Kabul Bank branch contained

    Date: 2018-08-03 17:14:29 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:56 - ID:7517479

    KABUL, Aug 3 (MENA) - A fire blamed on a short circuit caused millions of Afghanis - the basic monetary unit of Afghanistan- loss to a branch of the New Kabul Bank in western Herat province. No casualties were reported, Pajhwok news agency ....

  • Ships of NATO task forces leave Black Sea

    Date: 2018-08-03 16:11:59 GMT - Russia - World - SN:50 - ID:7517484

    MOSCOW, Aug 3 (MENA) - Ships of NATO's two permanent task forces have left the Black Sea after a 20-day stay, an informed source told Interfax on Friday. "Ships of the Standing NATO Maritime Group 2 (SNMG2) and the Standing NATO Mine ....

  • US citizen detained in Vietnam

    Date: 2018-08-03 15:35:34 GMT - Vietnam - World - SN:47 - ID:7517355

    HANOI, Aug 3 (MENA) - A 54-year old American missing in Vietnam for nearly a month is being held by Vietnamese authorities, ABC news reported on Friday. Detained without charges, he is the second US citizen recently arrested by the government ....

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