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  • US state department welcomes allowing Saudi women to drive

    Date: 2017-09-26 22:47:35 GMT - USA - World - SN:103 - ID:7011037

    WASHINGTON, Sept 25 (MENA) - US State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said Tuesday the US is "happy" with a Saudi move allowing female citizens to drive for the first time in the kingdom. ABC News quoted Nauert as calling the Saudi decision ....

  • Haftar meets with Italy's chief of defense staff

    Date: 2017-09-26 22:41:32 GMT - Libya - World - SN:102 - ID:7010946

    BENGHAZI, Sept 26 (MENA) - Libyan army commander Khalifa Haftar on Tuesday met with Italy's chief of defense staff Claudio Graziano. During his meeting with Graziano at the defense ministry, Haftar is believed to have discussed the situation in ....

  • UNESCO condemns assassination of 2 Syrian journalists in Turkey

    Date: 2017-09-26 21:38:06 GMT - France - World - SN:97 - ID:7010935

    PARIS, Sept 26 (MENA) - The Director-General of UNESCO, Irina Bokova, on Tuesday denounced the killing of Syrian writer, journalist and film-maker Orouba Barakat and her daughter Hala Barakat, also a journalist, in Istanbul. "I condemn the murder ....

  • Russian bombers wipe out terrorist targets in Syria with cruise missiles

    Date: 2017-09-26 20:42:30 GMT - Russia - World - SN:94 - ID:7010882

    MOSCOW, Sept 26 (MENA) - Russian Defense Ministry Spokesman Igor Konashenkov said on Tuesday that the Russian strategic bombers hit command centers belonging to the terrorists and munitions depots in Syria with Kh-101 cruise missiles, the Russian ....

  • Topol ballistic missile test launched from range in Russia's south

    Date: 2017-09-26 17:59:26 GMT - Russia - World - SN:82 - ID:7010848

    MOSCOW, Sept 26 (MENA) - A Topol RS-12M intercontinental ballistic missile has been test launched from the Kapustin Yar range in Russia’s southern Astrakhan region, the Russian defense ministry said on Tuesday, TASS News Agency reported. "A ....

  • No boots in Afghanistan: Indian minister

    Date: 2017-09-26 17:54:08 GMT - India - World - SN:81 - ID:7010769

    NEW DELHI, Sept 26 (MENA) - India will not deploy troops to Afghanistan as part of a new US strategy for the war-torn country, the Indian defense minister said on Tuesday. However, she promised to boost support for the recently unveiled effort, ....

  • UN says 480,000 in latest Rohingya exodus to Bangladesh

    Date: 2017-09-26 16:43:04 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:78 - ID:7010727

    NEW YORK, Sept 26 (MENA) - About 480,000 Rohingya Muslim refugees have fled to Bangladesh since violence broke out in Myanmar in August, the United Nations was quoted as saying on Tuesday. A report by UN agencies and international charities said ....

  • Putin relieves Russian Aerospace commander-in-chief of his duties

    Date: 2017-09-26 15:34:08 GMT - Russia - World - SN:72 - ID:7010576

    MOSCOW, Sept 26 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin has relieved Russian Aerospace Commander-in-Chief Colonel General Viktor Bondarev of his duties and dismissed him from service, TASS news agency reported Tuesday. A corresponding order ....

  • Putin discusses Kurdish referendum with Erdogan, Rouhani

    Date: 2017-09-26 15:32:05 GMT - Russia - World - SN:70 - ID:7010561

    MOSCOW, Sept 26 (MENA) - The situation regarding the Iraqi Kurdistan independence referendum was discussed during telephone conversations between Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish and Iranian counterparts Recep Tayyip Erdogan and ....

  • London mayor calls for a second EU referendum

    Date: 2017-09-26 14:04:46 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:62 - ID:7010320

    LONDON, Sept 26 (MENA) - London Mayor Sadiq Khan has called for a second referendum on the UK’s membership to the European Union (EU). London mayor has unraveled Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn’s bid for party unity depending on Brexit. Khan ....

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