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  • Israel started works on border with Lebanon -- UNIFIL

    Date: 2018-02-07 22:36:51 GMT - Lebanon - World - SN:90 - ID:7233529

    BEIRUT, Feb 7 (MENA) - The UN peacekeeping mission (UNIFIL) said on Wednesday that Israel has already begun to carry out works south of the Blue Line with Lebanon amid tensions between the two countries. "We are in contact with the parties on ....

  • More than 300 child soldiers released in South Sudan

    Date: 2018-02-07 21:55:26 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:88 - ID:7233368

    GENEVA, Feb 7 (MENA) - More than 300 child soldiers were released Wednesday by armed groups in South Sudan, the second-largest such release since civil war began five years ago, ABC News reported. The "laying down of the guns" ceremony for 87 ....

  • South Sudan declares end of its longest cholera outbreak

    Date: 2018-02-07 21:32:51 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:87 - ID:7233372

    GENEVA, Feb 7 (MENA) - South Sudan has declared the end of its longest and largest cholera outbreak, with no new cases of cholera reported in over seven weeks, the WHO said in a report on Wednesday. The fight against cholera in South Sudan has ....

  • Global-PRNewswire(1):MIAX PEARL Achieves over 4% Market Share on Eve of One-Year Anniversary

    Date: 2018-02-07 18:20:32 GMT - USA - World - SN:76 - ID:7233527

    PRINCETON, New Jersey, Feb. 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/MENA/ -- MIAX PEARL announced that it achieved over 4% market share on February 2, 2018, establishing a new market share record on the eve of its one-year anniversary. Successfully launched on ....

  • Taiwan hit by second huge earthquake in 24 hours

    Date: 2018-02-07 17:57:05 GMT - Taiwan - World - SN:74 - ID:7233353

    TAIPEI, Feb 7 (MENA) - Taiwan has been hit by a second strong earthquake just a day after at least seven people were killed by a quake near the city of Hualien, Daily Express reported. Today a 5.7 quake has hit the east coast of the island, ....

  • Russia's top diplomat believes US has plans to divide Syria

    Date: 2018-02-07 16:38:01 GMT - Russia - World - SN:70 - ID:7233287

    MOSCOW, Feb 7 (MENA) - The United States has plans to divide Syria and Russia will discuss the issue with its American counterparts, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said at a master class session for the finalists of the Leaders of Russia ....

  • Palestinian amb. in Moscow: Putin, Abbas to probe establishing new mediating mechanism

    Date: 2018-02-07 15:22:28 GMT - Russia - World - SN:65 - ID:7233122

    MOSCOW, Feb 7 (MENA) - Palestinian Ambassador here Abdel Hafiz Nofal said that Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Palestinian counterpart Mahmoud Abbas plans to discuss establishing a new mediating mechanism to replace the Middle East ....

  • B-52 bombers target Daesh hideouts in Afghanistan, 10 militants killed

    Date: 2018-02-07 08:41:11 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:16 - ID:7231991

    KABUL, Feb 7 (MENA) - The US Air Force carried out a series of airstrikes on Daesh hideouts using the B-52 bombers in northern Jawzjan province of Afghanistan, Khaama press said. The 209th Shaheen Corps of the Afghan military in a statement said ....

  • Pence views Japan’s missile defense site with North Korea on agenda for talks

    Date: 2018-02-07 08:04:40 GMT - Japan - World - SN:14 - ID:7231959

    TOKYO, Feb 7 (MENA) - US Vice President Mike Pence visited a Japanese Patriot PAC-3 missile battery, Japan’s last line of defense against any possible North Korean missile strike, in Tokyo on Wednesday on his way to the Winter Olympics in South ....

  • Russia, Japan call for Korean Peninsula denuclearization

    Date: 2018-02-07 08:02:12 GMT - Russia - World - SN:13 - ID:7231955

    TOKYO, Feb 7 (MENA) - The common objective for Japan and Russia in terms of the North Korean issue is the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula, Tass News Agency reported quoting the Japanese Foreign Ministry on Wednesday. The parties will ....

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