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  • EU Council extends anti-Iran sanctions for one year

    Date: 2018-04-12 13:10:08 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:49 - ID:7346065

    BRUSSELS, April 12 (MENA) - The Council of the European Union (EU) said on Thursday it had extended sanctions against Iran in response to alleged human rights violations until April 2019. "On 12 April 2018, the Council extended until 13 April ....

  • OPCW says Novichok used in spy poisoning

    Date: 2018-04-12 13:09:24 GMT - Netherlands - World - SN:48 - ID:7346375

    THE HAGUE, April 12 (MENA) - The international chemical weapons watchdog has backed Britain’s findings on the identity of the chemical used in the Salisbury nerve agent attack. The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) said ....

  • Greek fighter jet falls in Aegean Sea

    Date: 2018-04-12 11:37:43 GMT - Greece - World - SN:32 - ID:7346196

    ATHENS, April 12 (MENA) - A Greek military jet went down in the Aegean Sea between Turkey and Greece. The cause of the plane crash is still unknown so far. Al Hurra news channel carried the news without giving further details. (MENA) K A ....

  • Afghan official killed in Taliban attack in Ghazni

    Date: 2018-04-12 09:05:21 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:16 - ID:7345732

    KABUL, April 12 (MENA) - A senior government official was killed in a coordinated attack by the Taliban militants in Ghazni province in southeastern Afghanistan, Khaama Press reported on Thursday. The provincial police department confirmed in a ....

  • 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 ....

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