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  • Israeli president warns Merkel of Mideast war dangers

    Date: 2017-09-07 14:56:29 GMT - Israel - World - SN:58 - ID:6979434

    BERLIN, Sept 7 (MENA) - Israeli President Reuven Rivlin warned German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday of the dangers of war in the Middle East due to Iran's continued attempts to have a foothold in Syria via its arm Hizbollah. During their ....

  • Estimated 1.2 million battered by Irma, millions more lie in hurricane’s destructive path, says IFRC

    Date: 2017-09-07 14:49:28 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:57 - ID:6979418

    GENEVA, Sept 7 (MENA) - The strongest Atlantic hurricane in more than a decade may have already battered an estimated 1.2 million people and poses a serious threat to millions more. At least 10 people are believed to have been killed, said ....

  • Trump Jr. to Meet With Senate Russia Investigators

    Date: 2017-09-07 13:41:46 GMT - USA - World - SN:48 - ID:6979162

    NEW YORK, Sept 7 (MENA) - President Donald Trump's oldest son is scheduled to meet with Senate Judiciary Committee investigators behind closed doors on Thursday to answer questions about a meeting he had with Kremlin-connected lawyer during his ....

  • Putin received no invitation from Trump to attend meeting on reforming UN

    Date: 2017-09-07 09:48:03 GMT - Russia - World - SN:20 - ID:6978626

    MOSCOW, Sept 7 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin had not received an invitation from US counterpart Donald Trump to attend a meeting on reforming the United Nations, the Russian news agency Sputnik reported on Thursday, quoting presidential ....

  • Taliban claims responsibility for suicide attack on US base in Afghanistan

    Date: 2017-09-06 22:40:32 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:96 - ID:6978324

    KABUL, Sept 6 (MENA) - Taliban group claimed responsibility for a suicide attack outside a US military base in Afghanistan on Wednesday. According to Afghan officials, a suicide bomber riding a motorcycle blew himself up outside an American base ....

  • US: Drone strike kills 3 Al-Shabab extremists in Somalia

    Date: 2017-09-06 22:32:47 GMT - USA - World - SN:94 - ID:6978277

    WASHINGTON, Sept 6 (MENA) - A US military drone strike has killed three members of the al-Shabab extremist group in Somalia, the US Africa Command said Wednesday. The airstrike was carried out Tuesday morning local time in the Bay region, about ....

  • Russian, French foreign ministers to discuss Syria, Ukraine, North Korea

    Date: 2017-09-06 22:21:13 GMT - France - World - SN:93 - ID:6978266

    PARIS, Sept 6 (MENA) - Russian and French Foreign Ministers Jean-Yves Le Drian and Sergey Lavrov will discuss the situation in Libya, Syria, Ukraine and on the Korean peninsula on September 8, the French Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday. Lavrov ....

  • US to install more 4 THAAD launchers in South Korea

    Date: 2017-09-06 21:51:46 GMT - USA - World - SN:90 - ID:6978317

    WASHINGTON, Sept 6 (MENA) - The US Defense Ministry announced Wednesday four more rocket launchers that make up the Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system will be installed along with the two launchers already in operation at a former ....

  • US seeks oil embargo on North Korea after H-bomb test

    Date: 2017-09-06 21:43:49 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:89 - ID:6978332

    NEW YORK, Sept 6 (MENA) - The US is pushing for tougher UN economic sanctions against North Korea as US President Donald Trump says military action is "not our first choice", Sky News reported. His comments are a step back from those last month ....

  • Iraqi student pilot killed in F-16 desert crash in Arizona

    Date: 2017-09-06 21:14:29 GMT - USA - World - SN:87 - ID:6978168

    WASHINGTON, Sept 6 (MENA) - An Iraqi student jet fighter pilot was killed when an F-16 jet crashed during a training mission in southeastern Arizona, authorities said Wednesday, the ABC News reported. First Lt. Lacey Roberts of the Arizona Air ....

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