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  • British amb. to Libya survives London terrorist attack

    Date: 2017-09-16 13:09:42 GMT - Libya - World - SN:41 - ID:6993705

    TRIPOLI, Sept 16 (MENA) - British Ambassador to Libya Peter Millett said that he was among the passengers of London Tube which was targeted by an explosive charge on Friday. Millett wrote on his Twitter account: "I was on the train at Parsons ....

  • First US airstrike in Pakistan after announcing new strategy

    Date: 2017-09-16 13:08:14 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:40 - ID:6993614

    KABUL, Sept 16 (MENA) - At least three Taliban militants were killed and two others injured in an airstrike conducted by the US in the vicinity of Kurram province in Pakistan, Pakistani officials said on Saturday. This is the first strike ....

  • CIA wants authority to conduct drone strikes in Afghanistan for first time: Paper

    Date: 2017-09-16 12:07:32 GMT - USA - World - SN:35 - ID:6993616

    NEW YORK, Sept 16 (MENA) - The C.I.A. is pushing for expanded powers to carry out covert drone strikes in Afghanistan and other active war zones, a proposal that the White House appears to favor despite the misgivings of some at the Pentagon, the ....

  • SOHR: ٍSyrian forces fight Daesh in eastern Deir Ezzor Airport

    Date: 2017-09-16 11:10:08 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:33 - ID:6993519

    LONDON, Sept 16 (MENA) - The London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) said that the Syrian forces fight fierce battles with Daesh terrorist group in eastern Deir Ezzor Airport amid heavy shelling by the air force on the area. The ....

  • UK: Man arrested over London Tube bombing

    Date: 2017-09-16 10:42:51 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:29 - ID:6993468

    LONDON, Sept 16 (MENA) - An 18-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of terror offences in connection with Friday's attack on a London Tube, the BBC reported Saturday. The man was detained in the port area of Dover on Saturday by Kent Police ....

  • London subway station reopens after attack on train

    Date: 2017-09-16 10:38:12 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:27 - ID:6993338

    LONDON, Sept 16 (MENA) - London transport authorities say they have re-opened Parsons Green station after yesterday's explosion which left 29 people injured, ABC News reported on Saturday. The blast sent what witnesses described as a fireball ....

  • 32 arrested after St. Louis protest over ex-cop's acquittal turns violent

    Date: 2017-09-16 10:22:33 GMT - USA - World - SN:24 - ID:6993337

    WASHINGTON, Sept 16 (MENA) - Thirty-two people were arrested and 10 officers injured during a protest held in St. Louis Friday night after a white former police officer earlier in the day was acquitted in the 2011 fatal shooting of a black man, the ....

  • Russia: US must comply with UN political steps to settle N. Korean crisis

    Date: 2017-09-16 09:00:00 GMT - Russia - World - SN:15 - ID:6993150

    MOSCOW, Sept 16 (MENA) - Russian Ambassador to the UN, Vasily Nebenzya said on Saturday that Russia will comply with the sanctions against North Korea envisioned by the latest resolution of the UN Security Council but it also expects political steps ....

  • Bangladesh accuses Myanmar of violating its airspace

    Date: 2017-09-16 07:59:03 GMT - Bangladesh - World - SN:11 - ID:6993105

    DHAKA, Sept 16 (MENA) - Bangladeshi authorities summoned Myanmar's envoy to protest, what they said, violations of their airspace amid an exodus of Rohingya Muslims fleeing violence in western Myanmar. In a statement on Saturday, Myanmar's ....

  • British police chasing down suspects involved in London terror attack

    Date: 2017-09-16 07:02:35 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:8 - ID:6993061

    LONDON, Sept 16 (MENA) - British police are chasing down suspects after the explosion that took place on the train in west London, leaving 29 people injured, Metropolitan Police Assistant Commissioner Mark Rowley said on Saturday. There are many ....

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