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  • Official: Pakistani officer killed in roadside bomb blast

    Date: 2018-05-11 10:05:19 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:17 - ID:7394949

    ISLAMABAD, May 11 (MENA) - At least one police officer was killed and 13 others were injured when a roadside bomb struck a vehicle carrying police officers in northwest Pakistan on Friday, police said. The attack on police took place in a ....

  • UK’s May urges Israel, Iran to show restraint

    Date: 2018-05-10 20:18:53 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:110 - ID:7394536

    LONDON, May 10 (MENA) – The United Kingdom Prime Minister Theresa May on Thursday called on both Israel and Iran to exercise restraint and avoid launching more attacks. May’s call came in a phone call with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin ....

  • UN chief urges immediate halt to 'hostile acts' in Middle East

    Date: 2018-05-10 19:30:23 GMT - USA - World - SN:108 - ID:7394511

    NEW YORK, May 10 (MENA) – The United Nations says Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is urging "an immediate halt to all hostile acts" and provocative actions to avoid "a new conflagration" in the Middle East, ABC reported Thursday. The UN ....

  • US Treasury imposes new sanctions on Iran - report

    Date: 2018-05-10 17:50:42 GMT - USA - World - SN:99 - ID:7394375

    WASHINGTON, May 10 (MENA) - The US Department of Treasury has blackballed six individuals allegedly associated with Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) and three affiliated business entities, just days after the US withdrew from the 2015 ....

  • Russia hits out at Britain over continued blocking of access to poisoned Skripals

    Date: 2018-05-10 17:49:11 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:98 - ID:7394321

    LONDON, May 10 (MENA) - Russia has hit out at Britain for continuing to block physical access to nerve agent victims Sergei and Yulia Skripal, Sky News reported. The country's ambassador to the UK, Alexander Yakovenko, repeated his claim that ....

  • Russia vows to deepen ties with Iran despite US sanctions

    Date: 2018-05-10 17:39:37 GMT - Iran - World - SN:96 - ID:7394319

    MOSCOW, May 10 (MENA) - Russia is firmly committed to continuing to deepen ties with Iran despite a US decision to quit an international nuclear deal and impose new sanctions on Tehran, Interfax news agency cited Russian Deputy Foreign Minister ....

  • Trump asks US Congress to cancel budget of fighting Ebola

    Date: 2018-05-10 17:29:50 GMT - USA - World - SN:94 - ID:7394316

    WASHINGTON, May 10 (MENA) - As US President Donald Trump announced his decision to pull out of the Iran nuclear deal, the White House discreetly released an official proposal to cut funding for children’s health programs, Medicare, and Ebola ....

  • Merkel stresses Germany's support for Iran nuclear deal

    Date: 2018-05-10 17:21:52 GMT - Germany - World - SN:93 - ID:7394296

    BERLIN, May 10 (MENA) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel reaffirmed European powers' continued support for the Iran nuclear deal. This came during a phone conversation with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, ABC News reported on ....

  • UN airlifts 132 migrants from Libya to Niger

    Date: 2018-05-10 17:19:17 GMT - USA - World - SN:92 - ID:7394254

    NEW YORK, May 10 (MENA) – The United Nations' refugee agency says it has airlifted 132 vulnerable migrants from Libya to Niger, the first group to be flown out after a two-month halt in such evacuations, Fox News reported Thursday. The UN High ....

  • Italian operation arrests 14 allegedly tied to Syria terror

    Date: 2018-05-10 17:12:47 GMT - Italy - World - SN:91 - ID:7394256

    ROME, May 10 (MENA) - Italian prosecutors announced the breakup of a terror cell Thursday with the arrest of 11 Syrians and three Moroccans suspected of supplying the al-Qaida-linked Nusra Front in Syria with fighters and 2 million euros ($2.3 ....

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