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  • 7 dead, 13 injured in truck explosion in northwest China

    Date: 2018-04-12 08:34:37 GMT - China - World - SN:14 - ID:7345625

    BEJING, April 12 (MENA) - Seven people have been confirmed dead and 13 were injured after a blast hit a truck loaded with explosives in northwest China's Shaanxi Province, Xinhuanet reported on Thursday. The explosion has occurred near Pusadian ....

  • Syrian military take full control over Eastern Ghouta

    Date: 2018-04-12 07:13:00 GMT - Russia - World - SN:10 - ID:7345551

    MOSCOW, April 12 (MENA) - Syria’s government army has taken full control over the city of Douma that was held by the Jaysh al Islam group and now entire Eastern Ghouta is under control of government forces, chief of the Russian center for ....

  • US charges Bulgarian with exporting prohibited items to Syria

    Date: 2018-04-12 06:42:24 GMT - USA - World - SN:4 - ID:7345577

    WASHINGTON, April 12 (MENA) - A Bulgarian man has been charged in the United States with exporting aircraft parts to Syria in violation of a U.S. embargo, The New York Times quoted the U.S. Justice Department as saying on Wednesday. Zhelyaz ....

  • British MPs caution May against Syria action without Commons vote

    Date: 2018-04-11 22:55:22 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:87 - ID:7345467

    LONDON, April 11 (MENA) - British MPs have urged Prime Minister Theresa May not to commit to a military confrontation in Syria in response to the use of chemical weapons without a vote in parliament, The Guardian reported on Wednesday. Former ....

  • Russia hails Jordan's role in Syrian settlement — Putin

    Date: 2018-04-11 22:36:32 GMT - Russia - World - SN:86 - ID:7345444

    MOSCOW, April 11 (MENA) - Russia appreciates Jordan’s contribution to efforts seeking peace for Syria, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday at a ceremony in the Kremlin, in which 17 newly appointed ambassadors presented him their ....

  • Trump has not laid out timetable for Syria attack response: White House

    Date: 2018-04-11 22:20:59 GMT - USA - World - SN:85 - ID:7345473

    WASHINGTON, April 11 (MENA) - The White House said on Wednesday that US President Donald Trump has not laid out timetable for action in response to a suspected chemical attack in Syria, despite his note on Twitter that missiles "will be coming" and ....

  • Three Russian journalists wounded in Syria - Russian Defense Ministry

    Date: 2018-04-11 21:59:51 GMT - Russia - World - SN:84 - ID:7345253

    MOSCOW, April 11 (MENA) - A bus carrying Russian journalists has been shelled by unidentified individuals in Syria, three people have sustained wounds, TASS cited the Russian Defense Ministry as saying on Wednesday. "A bus carrying Russian ....

  • Cyprus asks US to lift embargo on military sales

    Date: 2018-04-11 21:20:41 GMT - Cyprus - World - SN:82 - ID:7345392

    NICOSIA, April 11 (MENA) - Cypriot Defense Minister Savvas Angelides has asked US Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for European and NATO Policy Thomas Goffus to lift the US embargo on the sale of military material during a meeting they had, on ....

  • Mattis: Evidence of suspected attack near Damascus still being studied

    Date: 2018-04-11 19:42:52 GMT - USA - World - SN:77 - ID:7345319

    WASHINGTON, April 11 (MENA) - US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis indicated that evidence of what happened in Saturday’s suspected attack near Damascus is still being studied, Fox News reported. At a photo-taking session during a meeting with his ....

  • Philippine air, ground assault kills 12 militants

    Date: 2018-04-11 19:03:39 GMT - Philippines - World - SN:75 - ID:7345256

    MANILA, April 11 (MENA) - Philippine troops killed about a dozen members of a pro-Daesh group in air and ground assaults this week on the southern island of Mindanao, Euronews quoted the army as saying on Wednesday, in what it called preemptive ....

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