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  • Briton detained in Iran 'eligible for early release'

    Date: 2017-12-21 15:38:18 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:47 - ID:7152693

    LONDON, Dec 21 (MENA) - The husband of a British-Iranian woman Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe who was detained for months in Iran said Thursday that she could be granted early release after spending more than 18 months in an Iranian prison over spying ....

  • Russia’s State Duma ratifies agreement with Syria on expanding Tartus naval base

    Date: 2017-12-21 11:03:18 GMT - Russia - World - SN:21 - ID:7151768

    MOSCOW, Dec 21 (MENA) - Russia’s State Duma (lower house of parliament) has ratified the agreement with Syria on expanding the Russian naval supply facility in the Syrian port of Tartus, TASS News Agency reported. The Russian president submitted ....

  • Germany: Man suspected of planning attack as Daesh member

    Date: 2017-12-20 22:50:31 GMT - Germany - World - SN:71 - ID:7151410

    BERLIN, Dec 20 (MENA) - German police arrested a 29-year-old man on suspicion of being a member of the so-called Islamic State group (Daesh) and planning an attack with a vehicle, federal prosecutors said Wednesday, the Washington Post ....

  • Israeli politician: If Obama protected Hezbollah over Iran deal, he should give back Nobel

    Date: 2017-12-20 22:44:53 GMT - Israel - World - SN:70 - ID:7151401

    GAZA CITY, Dec 20 (MENA) - Israeli politicians lashed out at former US president Barack Obama after an exposé in Politico alleged that his administration had blocked a major investigation into Hezbollah’s global drug trafficking activities so that ....

  • Theresa May's effective deputy Damian Green quits over pornography cover-up - report

    Date: 2017-12-20 22:32:23 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:68 - ID:7151440

    LONDON, Dec 21 (MENA) - Damian Green was tonight forced to resign as First Secretary of State after a Cabinet Office investigation found he had misled the public and MPs over what he knew about pornography found on an office computer, the Telegraph ....

  • Pakistan condemns Houthi missile attack on Riyadh

    Date: 2017-12-20 22:09:37 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:66 - ID:7151425

    ISLAMABAD, Dec 20 (MENA) – Pakistan on Wednesday condemned a missile attack on Saudi Arabia by Yemen’s Houthi rebels. In a statement, Pakistan said it stands with Riyadh in an event of any threat to the country. “Pakistan stands in solidarity ....

  • Global-PRNewswire(1):Miami International Holdings, Inc. Receives Over $7.5 Million in Non-Dilutive Funding Through New Jersey Technology Business Tax Certificate Transfer Program

    Date: 2017-12-20 21:35:35 GMT - USA - World - SN:64 - ID:7151427

    PRINCETON, New Jersey, Dec. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/MENA/ -- Miami International Holdings, Inc. (MIH), a New Jersey-based technology company and exchange holding company of two U.S. options exchanges, MIAX Options and MIAX PEARL, today announced ....

  • Moscow vows to prevent any attempts to politicize UNESCO

    Date: 2017-12-20 21:25:35 GMT - Russia - World - SN:63 - ID:7151421

    MOSCOW, Dec 20 (MENA) - Russia will strive to prevent any attempts aimed at UNESCO politicizing, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said at a session of the country’s Commission for UNESCO on Wednesday. "We have been insisting, are insisting ....

  • Pakistan says Afghan soil used by hostile elements

    Date: 2017-12-20 17:09:02 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:54 - ID:7151109

    ISLAMABAD, Dec 20 (MENA) - The Pakistani Ministry of Foreign Affairs said Wednesday that the Afghan soil, despite substantial US presence, is being constantly used by elements hostile to Pakistan’s stability. In a statement, the ministry noted ....

  • Senate approves GOP tax plan, House to re-vote Wednesday

    Date: 2017-12-20 07:29:03 GMT - USA - World - SN:9 - ID:7149753

    WASHINGTON, Dec 20 (MENA) - The Senate approved the final version of the first overhaul of the US tax code in more than 30 years, handing President Donald Trump and congressional Republicans their most significant legislative victory of 2017, CNN ....

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