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  • 35 Afghan soldiers killed in overnight Farah raids

    Date: 2018-05-11 13:09:02 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:35 - ID:7395350

    KABUL, May 11 (MENA) - At least 35 security forces have been killed as a result of attacks on their posts by Taliban insurgents in northwestern Farah province last night, Afghan Pajhwok news agency reported. A number of other security forces, ....

  • Mogherini to convene with Germany, France, UK FMs to tackle Iran nuclear deal

    Date: 2018-05-11 12:30:43 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:29 - ID:7395237

    BRUSSELS, May 11 (MENA) - EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini will host a meeting on Tuesday in Brussels with the Foreign Ministers of Germany, France, UK, according to a statement released by the ....

  • Abe welcomes decision on US-N.Korea summit

    Date: 2018-05-11 11:16:04 GMT - Japan - World - SN:24 - ID:7395095

    TOKYO, May 11 (MENA) - Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has welcomed the news that the date and location of the US-North Korea summit have been decided, said the Japanese broadcasting corporation. Abe told reporters on Friday that he hopes the ....

  • Iranian FM to meet with his Russian counterpart on May 14 -- Source

    Date: 2018-05-11 11:05:53 GMT - Russia - World - SN:23 - ID:7395014

    MOSCOW, May 11 (MENA) - Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif will travel to China, Russia and Belgium to discuss the future of the Iranian nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), amid the US's decision to withdraw from ....

  • 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 ....

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