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  • Moscow denies Russian jets intercepted by US F-22s in Syria

    Date: 2017-12-14 21:32:16 GMT - Russia - World - SN:95 - ID:7141232

    MOSCOW, Dec 14 (MENA) - The Russian Defense Ministry released a statement Thursday denying reports of an alleged "intercept" of Russian Su-25s by US F-22 fighter jets in Syria, Sputnik reported. "On December 13, a pair of Su-25 attack aircraft ....

  • Pakistan asks 21 foreign aid groups to close shop, leave

    Date: 2017-12-14 21:14:38 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:94 - ID:7141233

    ISLAMABAD, Dec 14 (MENA) - Two senior Pakistani security officials say that authorities have asked 21 foreign aid groups to wrap up their activities and prepare to leave Pakistan after they failed to re-register under a regulation introduced two ....

  • Japan holds 3 for alleged illegal exports to N.Korea

    Date: 2017-12-14 20:40:25 GMT - Japan - World - SN:93 - ID:7141217

    TOKYO, Dec 14 (MENA) - Three employees of a Tokyo-based company were arrested on Thursday for allegedly exporting food and other items to North Korea in violation of a government ban, the NHK reported. M-Create President Yuzuru Yachita and two ....

  • US VP Mike Pence delays Middle East trip

    Date: 2017-12-14 20:03:42 GMT - USA - World - SN:90 - ID:7141176

    WASHINGTON, Dec 14 (MENA) - US Vice President Mike Pence will push back a planned Middle East trip as the Senate tries to pass a bill that would overhaul the US tax system, his office said Thursday, CNBC news reported. "Yesterday the White House ....

  • Iran supplied Yemen rebels with ballistic missile - US

    Date: 2017-12-14 18:47:59 GMT - USA - World - SN:85 - ID:7141089

    WASHINGTON, Dec 14 (MENA) - The US permanent representative to the UN, Nikki Haley, has accused Iran of supplying Yemen's rebel Houthi movement with missiles to attack Saudi Arabia, the BBC reported on Thursday. She showed reporters the remnants ....

  • US F-22s intercept Russian jets over Syria, fire warning flares

    Date: 2017-12-14 18:30:43 GMT - USA - World - SN:82 - ID:7141044

    WASHINGTON, Dec 14 (MENA) - Two US F-22 stealth fighters intercepted two Russian aircraft Wednesday after the Russian jets crossed the Euphrates River in Syria, flying east of the "de-confliction line" that is supposed to separate Russian and US-led ....

  • EU says 15,000 migrants to exit Libya in two months

    Date: 2017-12-14 18:18:45 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:81 - ID:7141016

    BRUSSELS, Dec 14 (MENA) - Around 15,000 African migrants will be repatriated from Libya in the next two months under an emergency plan to stop abuses there, EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said on Thursday. According to Canad's Digital ....

  • French crash: Children killed as school bus and train collide

    Date: 2017-12-14 18:00:52 GMT - France - World - SN:80 - ID:7141019

    PARIS, Dec 14 (MENA) - A train and a school bus have collided near Perpignan in southern France, killing at least four children, the interior ministry says. Another 19 people were reported to be injured, seven of them seriously, in the incident ....

  • Putin: Iraqi sovereignty must be respected

    Date: 2017-12-14 15:15:43 GMT - Russia - World - SN:65 - ID:7140667

    MOSCOW, Dec 14 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin said Thursday that Russia believes that it essential to adhere to legal norms and maintain respect for the territorial integrity of the Republic of Iraq on the issue of independence for Iraqi ....

  • Daesh threatens attacks in US over Trump’s Jerusalem decision

    Date: 2017-12-14 14:23:39 GMT - USA - World - SN:55 - ID:7140533

    WASHINGTON, Dec 14 (MENA) - Daesh terrorist group on Thursday has threatened attacks in the US in response to President Donald Trump’s announcement to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. Daesh said in a Telegram Messenger post that it ....

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