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  • Explosion hits Kurdish refugee camp in Makhmur, casualties reported

    Date: 2017-12-06 18:42:22 GMT - Iraq - World - SN:62 - ID:7127206

    BAGHDAD, Dec 6 (MENA) - A bomb attack has targeted a Kurdish refugee camp in Makhmur, southwest of Erbil, on Wednesday evening. A “large number” of casualties are reported. The explosion damaged parts of the camp and resulted in a “large ....

  • Trump recognizes Jerusalem as Israel's capital

    Date: 2017-12-06 18:25:52 GMT - USA - World - SN:61 - ID:7127192

    WASHINGTON, Dec 6 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump on Wednesday recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital and announced plans to relocate the US embassy there. "I have determined that it is time to officially recognize Jerusalem as the capital ....

  • Syria fully liberated from Daesh terrorists – Russian MoD

    Date: 2017-12-06 17:56:17 GMT - Russia - World - SN:57 - ID:7127051

    MOSCOW, Dec 6 (MENA) - The Russian General Staff has declared the liberation of Syria from the so-called Islamic State (Daesh), stating that all territories previously under terrorist control were liberated in the final push by the Syrian Army, ....

  • Putin announces bid for 2018 Russian presidential race

    Date: 2017-12-06 16:04:18 GMT - Russia - World - SN:51 - ID:7126946

    MOSCOW, Dec 6 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin will contest another presidential term in 2018. He declared his election plans at a meeting with veterans and workers of the automobile plant GAZ, TASS News Agency reported on ....

  • Plot to assassinate UK PM foiled

    Date: 2017-12-06 06:16:16 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:2 - ID:7125584

    LONDON, Dec 6 (MENA) - The Metropolitan Police said on Tuesday that two men arrested last week had been charged with terrorism offenses and would appear in Westminster Magistrates' Court on Wednesday, Sky news reported. The Metropolitan Police ....

  • Russia's president shares his view on Israeli-Palestinian conflict

    Date: 2017-12-05 18:24:38 GMT - Russia - World - SN:75 - ID:7125297

    MOSCOW, Dec 5 (MENA) - Russia’s principled position is that direct Palestinian-Israeli talks on all disputable issues, including the status of Jerusalem, are to be resumed immediately, the Kremlin press service was quoted by TASS news agency ....

  • Lavrov: Russia has vital interest in preventing sectarian divide in ME

    Date: 2017-12-05 15:55:24 GMT - Russia - World - SN:59 - ID:7124899

    MOSCOW, Nov 5 (MENA) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said that Russia is concerned about preventing a sectarian divide in the Middle East. These remarks were made Tuesday during Lavrov's meeting with Patriarch John X of Antioch and All ....

  • Lavrov, Tillerson to meet in Vienna on Thursday

    Date: 2017-12-05 13:01:38 GMT - Russia - World - SN:36 - ID:7124458

    MOSCOW, Dec 5 (MENA) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will meet in Vienna on Thursday, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov was quoted by TASS news agency on Tuesday. "One can’t say there ....

  • Abul Gheit urges US administration not to take any initiative to change Quds status

    Date: 2017-12-05 10:41:59 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:19 - ID:7124170

    CAIRO, Dec 5 (MENA) - Arab League Secretary General Ahmed Abul Gheit urged the US administration not to take any initiative that would change the legal and political status of al Quds. This came during Abul Gheit's speech before an extraordinary ....

  • Trump delays decision on whether to relocate US embassy in Israel to Jerusalem

    Date: 2017-12-05 09:38:15 GMT - USA - World - SN:16 - ID:7124008

    WASHINGTON, Dec 5 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump has delayed a decision on whether to recognize Jerusalem as the Israeli capital and move the US embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, according to the White House. The White House noted that Trump ....

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