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  • Taliban vows to launch attacks despite appeals to stop violence in Ramadan

    Date: 2018-05-19 09:02:52 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:13 - ID:7407409

    KABUL, May 19 (MENA) - The Taliban group in Afghanistan has vowed to step up attacks despite the appeals made by the government and the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan to respect the holy month of Ramadan and stop violence. "We ....

  • Cypriot parliament unanimously condemns Israeli violence in Gaza

    Date: 2018-05-19 08:08:03 GMT - Cyprus - World - SN:10 - ID:7407340

    NICOSIA, May 19 (MENA) - The Cypriot House of Representatives has unanimously condemned Israeli violent acts in the Gaza Strip. The Cypriot Parliament expressed its readiness to contribute to peace efforts within the framework of its ....

  • UK must be prepared to launch cyber attacks on enemies: intelligence chief

    Date: 2018-05-18 22:04:49 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:80 - ID:7407188

    LONDON, May 18 (MENA) - Britain must be prepared to launch cyber attacks on enemies or risk “falling behind” in modern warfare, the head of UK defense intelligence has warned. Air Marshal Phil Osborn warned that online offensives could have ....

  • 10 persons killed in Texas high school shooting - CNN

    Date: 2018-05-18 22:00:29 GMT - USA - World - SN:78 - ID:7407187

    WASHINGTON, May 18 (MENA) - Ten people were killed and 10 others were wounded on Friday by a teenager with a shotgun and a revolver at a high school in the southeastern Texas city of Santa Fe, CNN quoted Texas Gov. Greg Abbott as ....

  • US hits 4 Venezuelans, 3 Florida-based companies with fresh sanctions

    Date: 2018-05-18 21:23:11 GMT - USA - World - SN:74 - ID:7407179

    WASHINGTON, May 18 (MENA) - The U.S. slapped sanctions on four Venezuelan nationals and three Florida-based companies on Friday in the latest move intended to put pressure on Caracas, The Hill newspaper reported. The Treasury Department's Office ....

  • Cuban plane crash leaves more than 100 dead, state media says

    Date: 2018-05-18 21:14:37 GMT - Cuba - World - SN:72 - ID:7407178

    HAVANA, May 18 (MENA) - A Cuban airliner with more than 110 people on board plummeted into a yuca field just after takeoff from Havana's international airport, ABC News reported Friday. More than 100 people were killed in the crash, Cuban ....

  • Boeing 737 crashes in Cuba with 104 people on board: State media

    Date: 2018-05-18 19:03:48 GMT - Cuba - World - SN:63 - ID:7407095

    HAVANA, May 18 (MENA) - A Boeing 737 plane crashed on Friday shortly after taking off from Havana’s Jose Marti International Airport, Cuban new agency (ACN) reported. It was not yet known if there were any casualties. The plane was a domestic ....

  • 32 People injured after 2 buses collide in Lincoln Tunnel

    Date: 2018-05-18 18:56:12 GMT - USA - World - SN:61 - ID:7407080

    NEW YORK, May 18 (MENA) - Fire officials said two buses have collided in the Lincoln Tunnel, injuring at least 32 people. The accident happened around 10 a.m. in the center tube of the tunnel between two New Jersey Transit buses and that most of ....

  • Plane crashes in Havana with more than 100 on board

    Date: 2018-05-18 18:55:03 GMT - Cuba - World - SN:60 - ID:7407053

    HAVANA, May 18 (MENA) - A passenger jet with more than 100 people on board crashed shortly after takeoff from Havana’s international airport Friday, according to Cuban media and witnesses. The Cuban state-run newspaper Granma reported that the ....

  • President Trump promises his action from his administration after Texas school shooting

    Date: 2018-05-18 16:22:58 GMT - USA - World - SN:52 - ID:7406973

    WASHINGTON, May 18 (MENA) - In the aftermath of a shooting that left multiple people dead at a Texas high school, President Trump said Friday his administration would "do everything in our power" to protect students, The USA Today reported. "My ....

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