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  • Afghan President condemns attack on Shia mosque in Kabul

    Date: 2017-08-25 16:16:59 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:52 - ID:6961803

    KABUL, Aug 25 (MENA) - Afghan President Ashraf Ghani condemned Friday the terrorist attack on a Shitte mosque in the Afghan capital Kabul. Ghani called on all Islamic clerics around the world to condemn terrorism, ABC News reported. He ....

  • At least 20 dead in Shiite mosque attack in Kabul

    Date: 2017-08-25 15:48:47 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:50 - ID:6961733

    KABUL, Aug 25 (MENA) - A senior hospital official said at least 20 people were killed in the hours-long siege of a Shiite Muslim mosque in the Afghan capital of Kabul, ABC News reported. Mohammad Salim Rasouli, chief of Kabul’s hospitals, said at ....

  • Chinese naval fleet stages live-fire drill in Indian Ocean

    Date: 2017-08-25 14:52:34 GMT - China - World - SN:45 - ID:6961484

    BEIJING, Aug 25 (MENA) - A Chinese naval formation consisting of the destroyer Changchun, guided-missile frigate Jingzhou and supply vessel Chaohu conducted a live-fire drill in the waters of the western Indian Ocean, military sources said Friday, ....

  • British FM warns Libya of early elections

    Date: 2017-08-25 14:47:15 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:43 - ID:6961420

    LONDON, Aug 25 (MENA) - British Foreign Minister Borris Johnson warned Libya of early elections referring to British Prime Minister Theresa May's disastrous decision to call a snap election shows the risk of going to the polls too early, the ....

  • Attack at Afghan mosque ends, 4 assailants dead

    Date: 2017-08-25 14:05:25 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:39 - ID:6961641

    KABUL, Aug 25 (MENA) - Police said the hours-long attack at a Shiite Muslim mosque in the Afghan capital Kabul has ended with all four attackers dead, ABC News reported. Police official Mohammed Sadique Muradi said two of the attackers blew ....

  • Daesh claims responsibility for Shiite mosque attack in Kabul

    Date: 2017-08-25 14:01:44 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:38 - ID:6961557

    KABUL, Aug 25 (MENA) - Militants stormed a Shiite mosque in the Afghan capital while worshippers were at Friday prayers, setting off an explosion that killed a security guard outside and pushing into the two-story building, officials said. A cleric ....

  • WSJ: Pakistan’s fear of India fuels Afghan War

    Date: 2017-08-25 13:24:16 GMT - USA - World - SN:34 - ID:6961454

    WASHINGTON, Aug 25 (MENA) - The success of American efforts in Afghanistan has always hinged on a critical variable of whether neighboring Pakistan abandons its strategic hedging and comes full-bore against the Afghan Taliban, The Wall Street ....

  • New secure communication tested by Russian military in Syria

    Date: 2017-08-25 12:33:23 GMT - Russia - World - SN:31 - ID:6961414

    MOSCOW, Aug 25 (MENA) - Deputy Head of the General Staff Lieutenant General Khalil Arslanov said that the Russian military tested a new secure communication during its operations in Syria, TASS reported . "During the military operation in ....

  • Mosque in Kabul under attack by gunmen: Afghan police

    Date: 2017-08-25 11:42:00 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:28 - ID:6961303

    KABUL, Aug 25 (MENA) - Afghan police reported on Friday that sounds of explosions and gunfire were heard at the scene of the attack on a mosque in the capital, Kabul, ABC news reported. Police official Mohammed Jamil, said the gunmen are still ....

  • Moon, Abe share need for peaceful solution to N.K. nukes

    Date: 2017-08-25 11:21:26 GMT - south korea - World - SN:26 - ID:6961152

    SEOUL, Aug 25 (MENA) - The leaders of South Korea and Japan on Friday agreed on the need to continue sanctions and pressure on North Korea. As well, there is a need to settle the nuclear issue ultimately through peaceful means, Yonhap news agency ....

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