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  • US paper says Hezbollah Iran’s Middle East agent, emissary, hammer

    Date: 2017-08-27 21:46:10 GMT - USA - World - SN:74 - ID:6964953

    NEW YORK, Aug 27 (MENA) - For three decades, Hezbollah maintained a singular focus as a Lebanese military group fighting Israel, The New York Times reported Sunday. "It built a network of bunkers and tunnels near Lebanon’s southern border, ....

  • Russia to sign contracts over $34Bln at Eastern Economic Forum - official

    Date: 2017-08-27 20:55:35 GMT - Russia - World - SN:71 - ID:6964792

    MOSCOW, Aug 27 (MENA) - Moscow plans to conclude agreements worth over 2 trillion rubles ($34 billion) during the upcoming Eastern Economic Forum (EEF) in Vladivostok, Deputy Prime Minister Yury Trutnev said. "We hope that the value of signed ....

  • Death toll in Helmand suicide bombing rises to 13

    Date: 2017-08-27 18:48:13 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:62 - ID:6964904

    KABUL, Aug 27 (MENA) - A suicide bomber reportedly detonated his explosives near a military vehicle in Nawa district of southern Helmand province killing at least 13 people and wounding 19, Tolo News reported. The attack occurred around 6:30 pm ....

  • Suspected Boko Haram extremists kill 16 in north Cameroon

    Date: 2017-08-27 18:34:16 GMT - Cameroon - World - SN:61 - ID:6964851

    YAOUNDE, Aug 27 (MENA) - Residents say suspected Boko Haram extremists killed at least 16 people and burned homes in two villages in Cameroon's north, near the border with Nigeria, ABC News reported. Iya Gana, whose husband was killed in the ....

  • Local official: 10 killed in Afghanistan suicide attack

    Date: 2017-08-27 18:04:16 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:60 - ID:6964887

    KABUL, Aug 27 (MENA) - Ten people, including soldiers and civilians, were killed when a suicide car bomber attacked an Afghan army convoy in southern Helmand province, a local official said, ABC News reported. Atiqullah Khan, local director of ....

  • Blast occurs at weapons depot in Azerbaijan's military unit

    Date: 2017-08-27 17:34:01 GMT - Azerbaijan - World - SN:58 - ID:6964797

    BAKU, Aug 27 (MENA) - A fire has caused an explosion at a weapons depot in a military unit in Azerbaijan, the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry said. "The fire broke out at a weapons depot in a military unit. The explosion occurred as a result of the ....

  • Italian amb. to Sudan expresses his country's desire to strengthen relations

    Date: 2017-08-27 14:55:09 GMT - Sudan - World - SN:45 - ID:6964468

    KHARTOUM, Aug 27 (MENA) - Italy's Ambassador to Sudan Fabrizio Lobasso said Sunday his country is seeking to strengthen its relations with Sudan. Lobasso stressed in a meeting with the Sudanese Minister of Minerals Hashem Ali Salem that Italy aims ....

  • Pope laments "persecutions" of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar

    Date: 2017-08-27 14:49:34 GMT - Vatican - World - SN:44 - ID:6964459

    VATICAN, Aug 27 (MENA) - Pope Francis is decrying persecution of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar and praying they receive "full rights," ABC News reported. The pontiff said Sunday there was "sad news about the persecution of the religious minority of ....

  • Deadly airstrikes target Taliban insurgents in Afghanistan leaving several dead

    Date: 2017-08-27 13:29:29 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:40 - ID:6964300

    KABUL, Aug 27 (MENA) – A series of airstrikes targeted the Taliban insurgents in at least two districts of the restive Helmand province in the South, leaving several fighters of the group dead, Khaama Press reported on Sunday. A spokesman for the ....

  • German woman dies, raises death toll to 16 in Spain attacks

    Date: 2017-08-27 12:00:32 GMT - Spain - World - SN:32 - ID:6964137

    MADRID, Aug 27 (MENA) - Health authorities in Catalonia say a 51-year-old German woman has died from injuries suffered in the Aug. 17 attack in Barcelona, raising the death toll in attacks there and the nearby coastal town of Cambrils to 16, abc ....

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