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  • The hunt for Daesh pivots to remaining pockets in Syria

    Date: 2017-12-24 10:26:21 GMT - USA - World - SN:23 - ID:7156310

    NEW YORK, Dec 24 (MENA) - Secretive drones and surveillance jets are boring down on an estimated 3,000 remaining Islamic State fighters, who are hiding in Syria along a short stretch of the Euphrates River and surrounding deserts, as the American ....

  • Landmine kills 3 Pakistani soldiers near borders

    Date: 2017-12-24 10:15:28 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:22 - ID:7156324

    ISLAMABAD, Dec 24 (MENA) - At least three three Pakistani soldiers were killed Sunday when a landmine went off near Pakistan's borders with Afghanistan, Geo News network reported. Political administration said that the explosion occurred in ....

  • North Korea rejects UN Security Council resolution

    Date: 2017-12-24 06:48:50 GMT - North Korea - World - SN:8 - ID:7156008

    PYONGYANG, Dec 24 (MENA) - North Korea has rejected the latest sanctions resolution adopted by the UN Security Council in response to last month's launch of what the country says was an intercontinental ballistic missile, the North Korean news ....

  • Thousands protest against Netanyahu in Tel Aviv

    Date: 2017-12-23 21:40:24 GMT - Israel - World - SN:70 - ID:7155934

    GAZA CITY, Dec 23 (MENA) – Thousands of Israelis are rallying in the streets of Tel Aviv calling on Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to resign over alleged corruption for the fourth consecutive week, while hundreds more gathered in Jerusalem for ....

  • Philippines tropical storm Tembin kills 180 on Mindanao

    Date: 2017-12-23 21:18:04 GMT - Philippines - World - SN:69 - ID:7155915

    MANILA, Dec 23 (MENA) – More than 180 people are reported to have been killed as a tropical storm swept through the southern Philippines, with dozens more missing, the BBC reported on Saturday. Storm Tembin brought flash flooding and mudslides to ....

  • Pakistan doesn't need US aid - army

    Date: 2017-12-23 20:53:29 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:68 - ID:7155897

    ISLAMABAD, Dec 23 (MENA) - The Pakistani army said that the country does not need aid but trust from the United States, local media reported Saturday. A military spokesman added that Pakistan has had good terms with the United States for the past ....

  • Terrorism cases this year 5 times than 2016

    Date: 2017-12-23 20:52:25 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:67 - ID:7155914

    BRUSSELS, Dec 23 (MENA) - Germany’s federal public prosecutor this year launched five times as many terrorist cases than in 2016, spokesperson for the prosecutor’s office was quoted by Politico magazine as saying Saturday. He said it had started ....

  • Macedonia ready to give up claims on Alexander the Great

    Date: 2017-12-23 19:29:58 GMT - Macedonia - World - SN:64 - ID:7155816

    SKOPJE, Dec 23 (MENA) – Macedonia's left-wing prime minister says he is ready to renounce his country's claim to the legacy of Alexander the Great to help solve a 26-year-old dispute with neighboring Greece over the country's name, Fox News reported ....

  • Moscow wants Kabul to engage in constructive dialogue with armed opposition

    Date: 2017-12-23 17:45:33 GMT - Russia - World - SN:60 - ID:7155755

    MOSCOW, Dec 23 (MENA) - Russia calls for a direct dialogue between the Afghan government and "the armed opposition", confirming its readiness to host such talks in Moscow, a Russian official said in an interview. "Russia wants the Afghan ....

  • India says Pakistani fire kills 3 Indian soldiers in Kashmir

    Date: 2017-12-23 17:30:04 GMT - India - World - SN:59 - ID:7155742

    NEW DELHI, Dec 23 (MENA) - At least three Indian soldiers were killed Saturday in Pakistani firing along the highly militarized de facto border that divides the disputed region of Kashmir between the nuclear-armed rivals, ABC News quoted Indian ....

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