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  • UN resolution calls on Iranian militia fighters to exit Syrian conflict

    Date: 2017-11-15 16:42:43 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:58 - ID:7092551

    NEW YORK, Nov 15 (MENA) - The UN General Assembly has passed a resolution against serious human rights violations in Syria, most notably is their call on Iranian militias to leave Syria. The UN resolution condemned systematic violations and abuses ....

  • Zimbabwe's military denies coup against Mugabe

    Date: 2017-11-15 05:56:07 GMT - Zimbabwe - World - SN:1 - ID:7091274

    HARARE, Nov 15 (MENA) - Zimbabwe's military has stormed the country's national broadcaster's studios to declare it is 'targeting criminals' amid fears of a coup after reports of explosions and gunfire in the capital, The Daily Mail reported. The ....

  • FBI scrutinizing Russian embassy payments 'to finance election campaign of 2016' - report

    Date: 2017-11-14 22:55:55 GMT - USA - World - SN:89 - ID:7091143

    WASHINGTON, Nov 14 (MENA) - The FBI is reportedly looking into a group of wire transfers the Russian foreign ministry sent to embassies around the world with a memo line that said "to finance election campaign of 2016," The Hill reported ....

  • US fears Russian media’s influence, professionalism - Russia's upper house speaker

    Date: 2017-11-14 22:19:02 GMT - Russia - World - SN:84 - ID:7091041

    MOSCOW, Nov 14 (MENA) - Speaker of Russia’s Federation Council (upper house of parliament), Valentina Matviyenko said on Tuesday that the United States is frightened and upset by the popularity and influence of the Russian media, hence the demand ....

  • White House considering nomination of Mohamed El-Erian for Federal Reserve vice chair - report

    Date: 2017-11-14 22:03:24 GMT - USA - World - SN:82 - ID:7091175

    NEW YORK, Nov 14 (MENA) - The CNBC news channel said on Tuesday the White House is considering Mohamed El-Erian for vice chairman of the Federal Reserve. El-Erian, the chief economic advisor at Allianz, would take the seat vacated in October by ....

  • US bent on keeping its military presence in Syria — Russian analyst

    Date: 2017-11-14 21:43:36 GMT - Russia - World - SN:80 - ID:7090953

    MOSCOW, Nov 14 (MENA) - Washington is determined to maintain its military presence in Syria although combat operations have largely been completed, Director of the Middle and Near East Center at the Russian Institute for Strategic Studies RISI, ....

  • 5 dead at multiple shooting locations in US California county

    Date: 2017-11-14 21:25:44 GMT - USA - World - SN:79 - ID:7091168

    WASHINGTON, Nov 14 (MENA) - At least five people are dead following shootings at multiple locations in Tehama County, including an elementary school where at least two children were wounded, Los Angeles Times reported on Tuesday. Authorities ....

  • Efforts to free UK citizen will be 'long-haul': UK former diplomat

    Date: 2017-11-14 21:17:01 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:78 - ID:7090906

    LONDON, Nov 14 (MENA) - Britain’s former ambassador to Tehran has warned against expecting a breakthrough in the fight to release Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe when UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson visits Iran later this year, saying negotiations will ....

  • Russian State Duma Council to send delegation to North Korea

    Date: 2017-11-14 20:59:03 GMT - Russia - World - SN:77 - ID:7090892

    MOSCOW, Nov 14 (MENA) - The State Duma Council has supported a proposal to send a parliamentary delegation to North Korea, Head of the State Duma Committee for International Affairs Leonid Slutsky told TASS on Tuesday. "The State Duma Council has ....

  • Syria signs up to Paris climate pact, leaving US as lone outsider

    Date: 2017-11-14 20:34:17 GMT - Germany - World - SN:75 - ID:7090898

    BONN, Nov 14 (MENA) - Syria has officially signed up to the Paris Agreement, the UN announced on Tuesday. The move leaves the US as the only country to reject the global climate-rescue pact, RT reported. Damascus “deposited its instrument of ....

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