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  • Netanyahu to directly address Iranian supreme leader Khomeini during un speech

    Date: 2017-09-17 20:44:03 GMT - Israel - World - SN:76 - ID:6996002

    GAZA CITY, Sept 17 (MENA) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will directly address Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei for the first time during his UN General Assembly speech on Tuesday, according to the Prime Minister's Office, ....

  • Storm Talim heading northeast over Japan

    Date: 2017-09-17 20:43:16 GMT - Japan - World - SN:75 - ID:6995984

    TOKYO, Sept 17 (MENA) – Severe tropical storm Talim has made landfall on Japan's main island of Honshu and is expected to move northwest through Monday, NHK reported on Sunday. It had a central atmospheric pressure of 980 hectopascals with winds ....

  • Terror threat level reduced as London police question tube bombing suspects

    Date: 2017-09-17 20:05:09 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:72 - ID:6995966

    LONDON, Sept 17 (MENA) - The UK terror threat level has been reduced to severe from critical following what Amber Rudd, the home secretary, described as “good progress” in the investigation into the bomb attack on a London underground train that ....

  • US ambassador says Trump's fire and fury comment 'not an empty threat'

    Date: 2017-09-17 19:51:38 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:70 - ID:6995974

    NEW YORK, Sept 17 (MENA) - US ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said President Donald Trump's "fire and fury" comment last month about North Korea's nuclear program was not an empty threat. In an interview that aired Sunday with CNN's ....

  • 4 American tourists attacked with acid in Marseille's train station

    Date: 2017-09-17 17:30:34 GMT - France - World - SN:60 - ID:6995804

    MARSEILLE, Sept 17 (MENA) – Four American women were attacked with acid in Marseille’s main train station in France on Sunday, Fox News quoted the city's prosecutor's office as saying. The four American women, said to be in their 20s, were in ....

  • Four killed in market explosion in Afghanistan

    Date: 2017-09-17 16:55:02 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:57 - ID:6995799

    KABUL, Sept 17 (MENA) - Four people were killed and 14 others wounded in an explosion at a mobile phone market in southeastern Afghanistan, the guardian reported on Sunday. “The blast happened at around noon in a market where people go to ....

  • False bomb threat delays BA flight at Charles de Gaulle airport

    Date: 2017-09-17 16:50:01 GMT - France - World - SN:55 - ID:6995684

    PARIS, Sept 17 (MENA)- A British Airways flight was briefly grounded in Paris early Sunday and passengers deplaned over a bomb threat, French authorities said. Security personnel conducted bag searches and sniffer dogs checked the ....

  • London attack: Second man arrested in connection with Parsons Green Tube attack

    Date: 2017-09-17 13:41:54 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:41 - ID:6995525

    LONDON, Sept 17 (MENA) - A second man has been arrested by detectives investigating the terrorist attack at Parsons Green station, the Metropolitan Police has said. The 21-year-old man was arrested in Hounslow around 11.50pm on Saturday under the ....

  • Ghani to meet Trump on sidelines of UN General Assembly

    Date: 2017-09-17 12:57:01 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:37 - ID:6995412

    KABUL, Sept 17 (MENA) - Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani is expected to meet his US counterpart President Donald Trump on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York, Khaama Press reported Sunday. A spokesman for the Presidential ....

  • British Airways plane held in Paris over 'direct security threat'

    Date: 2017-09-17 10:54:15 GMT - France - World - SN:24 - ID:6995050

    PARIS, Sept 17 (MENA) - A British Airways flight from Paris was evacuated at Charles de Gaulle airport for security reasons after passengers were told a “direct threat’ had been made towards the aircraft, The Guardian reported. Flight BA303 was ....

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