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  • Ex-FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe is fired day before retirement

    Date: 2018-03-17 08:07:06 GMT - USA - World - SN:11 - ID:7299575

    WASHINGTON, March 17 (MENA) - Attorney General Jeff Sessions fired former FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe, less than two days shy of his retirement, ending the career of an official who rose to serve as second-in-command at the bureau, said CNN on ....

  • Infighting leaves eight Daesh militants killed, injured in Afghanistan

    Date: 2018-03-17 07:32:26 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:8 - ID:7299539

    KABUL, March 17 (MENA) - At least six militants affiliated to Daesh terrorist group were killed and two others were injured in an infighting in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan. The provincial government media office said in a statement ....

  • Russia says all decisions on response measures to UK taken

    Date: 2018-03-16 22:12:33 GMT - Russia - World - SN:111 - ID:7299374

    MOSCOW, March 16 (MENA) - Moscow has already taken decisions on response measures concerning the expulsion of 23 Russian diplomats from the UK and will inform London about them soon, Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova told TASS on ....

  • OIC chief, Pope Francis discuss terrorism, Rohingya, Jerusalem

    Date: 2018-03-16 21:40:52 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:105 - ID:7299331

    JEDDAH/ROME, March 16 (MENA) - Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Yousef bin Ahmed Al Othaimeen met with Pope Francis in the Vatican city on Friday. They emphasized the importance of inter-faith dialogue and ....

  • US military aircraft crashes in Iraq: all service members on board dead

    Date: 2018-03-16 13:02:48 GMT - USA - World - SN:49 - ID:7298528

    WASHINGTON, March 16 (MENA) - All seven service members on board a US HH-60 Pave Hawk helicopter that crashed in the western Iraqi town of Qaim were killed, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve said in a press release on ....

  • UK: 'Overwhelmingly likely' that Putin ordered spy’s poisoning

    Date: 2018-03-16 12:25:34 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:46 - ID:7298566

    LONDON, March 16 (MENA) - UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said on Friday that it was "overwhelmingly likely" that Russian President Vladimir V. Putin of personally ordered the nerve agent attack against a former Russian spy this month, The New ....

  • 11 killed, injured in rocket attack in Helmand

    Date: 2018-03-16 12:17:14 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:45 - ID:7298548

    KABUL, March 16 (MENA) - A rocket hit in a civilian house on Friday in southern Helmand province, killing one person and wounding 10 children, ABC News reported. Omar Zwak, spokesman for the provincial governor, said the attack took place in Nad ....

  • Russia to reduce diplomatic representation in UK by 40% - ambassador

    Date: 2018-03-16 10:13:45 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:36 - ID:7298296

    LONDON, March 16 (MENA) - Moscow will reduce the diplomatic representation in its embassy to the UK by 40 percent, Russian Ambassador in London Alexander Yakovenko said in a statement carried by Sky News channel on Friday. The TV channel gave no ....

  • Moscow working on new US sanctions — senior Russian diplomat

    Date: 2018-03-16 09:35:35 GMT - Russia - World - SN:33 - ID:7298164

    MOSCOW, March 16 (MENA) - Russia has already started working on retaliatory measures against the new US sanctions, Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov has said in the wake of Washington’s expansion of anti-Russian sanctions. "We have already ....

  • Mexico arrests 18 in kidnapping, killing of federal agents

    Date: 2018-03-16 07:32:02 GMT - Mexico - World - SN:18 - ID:7297959

    MEXICO CITY, March 16 (MENA) - Mexican authorities arrested 18 people on Thursday in the abduction of two prosecution agents forced to appear on a video by a drug gang before they were slain, the Attorney General's Office said. Those arrested ....

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