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  • 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 ....

  • 5.3-magnitude earthquake strikes Islamabad

    Date: 2018-05-10 16:46:31 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:88 - ID:7394243

    ISLAMABAD, May 10 (MENA) - A 5.3 magnitude earthquake struck the Pakistani capital, various parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and upper parts of the country. The earthquake's epicenter was the bordering area was Afghanistan and Tajikistan, Geo News ....

  • Trump to meet North Korea leader in Singapore

    Date: 2018-05-10 16:22:41 GMT - USA - World - SN:83 - ID:7394233

    WASHINGTON, May 10 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump said he will meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on June 12 in Singapore. "The highly anticipated meeting between Kim Jong Un and myself will take place in Singapore on June 12th," Trump ....

  • Japan stresses support for Iran nuclear deal

    Date: 2018-05-10 16:17:19 GMT - Japan - World - SN:85 - ID:7394234

    TOKYO, May 10 (MENA) - Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono has reiterated Japan's support for the Iran nuclear agreement. Kono talked with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif by phone for about 30 minutes, NHK WORLD website reported on ....

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