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  • New battle in Iraq gives Iran the upper hand

    Date: 2017-10-17 09:42:18 GMT - USA - World - SN:20 - ID:7043601

    WASHINGTON, Oct 17 (MENA) - For months, there have been warnings that the Islamic State's eventual defeat in Iraq and Syria would only spark a number of far more complicated and arguably more dangerous conflicts. We may now be seeing the first of ....

  • Parsons Green station's stabbing not terror-related

    Date: 2017-10-17 08:53:28 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:17 - ID:7043538

    LONDON, Oct 17 (MENA) - The stabbing that took place in Parsons Green station in London is not terror-related and no arrests have been made, The Independent quoted Scotland Yard as saying. One man died at the scene and two others were taken to ....

  • Afghan officials: Taliban attacks kill 10 policemen

    Date: 2017-10-17 08:34:35 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:14 - ID:7043485

    KABUL, Oct 17 (MENA) - Afghan officials say Taliban attacks in the country's south, west and east have killed at least 10 policemen, VOA reported Tuesday. In southern Ghazni province, the insurgents stormed a security compound, using a suicide ....

  • Spanish judge jails two Catalonia independence leaders

    Date: 2017-10-16 22:46:39 GMT - Spain - World - SN:86 - ID:7043214

    MADRID, Oct 16 (MENA) - A Spanish judge has ruled that the leaders of the two biggest grassroots pro-independence associations in Catalonia should remain in prison without bail on possible charges of sedition - for which, if convicted, they could ....

  • Pyongyang to continue to build up its nuclear potential - senior lawmaker

    Date: 2017-10-16 20:39:53 GMT - Russia - World - SN:75 - ID:7043072

    ST. PETERSBURG, Oct 16 (MENA) - North Korea will continue to build up its nuclear potential and will not discuss its right to nuclear weapons as long as a US threat is in place, Deputy Chairman of North Korea’s Supreme People’s Assembly An Tong ....

  • New Jersey man convicted in New York blast

    Date: 2017-10-16 20:37:28 GMT - USA - World - SN:74 - ID:7043074

    WASHINGTON, Oct 16 (MENA) - A New Jersey man was convicted Monday of planting two pressure-cooker bombs on New York City streets, including one that injured 30 people with a rain of shrapnel when it detonated in a bustling neighborhood on a weekend ....

  • Malta car bomb kills Panama Papers journalist -- report

    Date: 2017-10-16 20:05:31 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:72 - ID:7043142

    LONDON, Oct 16 (MENA) - The journalist who led the Panama Papers investigation into corruption in Malta was killed on Monday in a car bomb near her home, The Guardian reported. Daphne Caruana Galizia died on Monday afternoon when her car, a ....

  • Wall with Mexico needed more than ever, Trump says

    Date: 2017-10-16 20:04:30 GMT - USA - World - SN:71 - ID:7043071

    WASHINGTON, Oct 16 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump said Monday his country need a wall on its border with Mexico more than ever, CNN reported. "Our proposal closes dangerous loopholes and vulnerabilities with asylum fraud and Visa overstays. You ....

  • 3 killed as Hurricane Ophelia lashes Ireland

    Date: 2017-10-16 18:18:00 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:67 - ID:7042999

    LONDON, Oct 16 (MENA) - Three people have been killed as Hurricane Ophelia lashes Ireland, with a national emergency declared in the Republic of Ireland, the BBC News reported Monday. One man in his 30s died in a chainsaw accident while trying to ....

  • London to remain global financial center after Brexit - UK's Hammond

    Date: 2017-10-16 18:17:28 GMT - USA - World - SN:66 - ID:7042977

    CAIRO, Oct 16 (MENA) - UK Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond on Monday said he is confident London would remain a global financial center. "EU business is only a fraction of London's total business, and we're very confident that the UK, ....

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