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  • Putin accepts King Salman’s invitation to visit Saudi Arabia

    Date: 2017-10-05 20:53:25 GMT - Russia - World - SN:82 - ID:7025796

    MOSCOW, Oct 5 (MENA) - Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud on Thursday invited Russian President Vladimir Putin to pay a visit to Saudi Arabia. Putin, who visited Riyadh in February 2007, has accepted the invitation, Russia Today ....

  • Four Russian nationals abroad suspected of false phone bomb threats in Russia

    Date: 2017-10-05 20:35:16 GMT - Russia - World - SN:81 - ID:7025795

    MOSCOW, Oct 5 (MENA) – False bomb threats in Russia that have prompted mass evacuations across the country were made by four nationals who were operating from abroad, Alexander Bortnikov, director of the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB), told ....

  • US-led coalition aircraft shell Syrian military convoy near Iraq-Syria borders

    Date: 2017-10-05 18:27:35 GMT - Syria - World - SN:74 - ID:7025606

    DAMASCUS, Oct 5 (MENA) – Scores of Syrian regime forces were killed when the US-led coalition aircraft targeted a military convoy near the Syrian-Iraqi borders, Syrian activists said on Thursday. The military convoy comprised four tanks, five ....

  • NATO to increase counterterrorism funding in line with Trump agenda

    Date: 2017-10-05 18:22:52 GMT - USA - World - SN:73 - ID:7025596

    NEW YORK, Oct 5 (MENA) - The US has reached an agreement with holdout France to increase NATO funding for counterterrorism programs, clearing a significant obstacle to the Trump administration’s agenda for the alliance, The Wall Street Journal ....

  • Saudi Arabia to Buy S-400 air defense system from Russia

    Date: 2017-10-05 17:41:55 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - World - SN:72 - ID:7025599

    MOSCOW, Oct 5 (MENA) - Saudi Arabia signed a memorandum of understanding on the purchase of S-400 air defense systems from Russia's state arms exporter, it revealed on Thursday. The countries also signed a memorandum of understanding to help the ....

  • Russian combat engineers demine over 10,000 buildings in Syria’s Palmyra

    Date: 2017-10-05 17:26:47 GMT - Syria - World - SN:70 - ID:7025497

    DAMASCUS, Oct 5 (MENA) - Russian combat engineers have demined over 10,000 buildings in Syria’s Palmyra, and also 219 km of roads, Commander of the Palmyra mine clearance group Valery Ovdiyenko said on Thursday, TASS reported. "In 2016 and 2017, ....

  • US calls on NATO to send 1,000 additional troops to Afghanistan

    Date: 2017-10-05 17:19:58 GMT - USA - World - SN:68 - ID:7025479

    WASHINGTON, Oct 5 (MENA) - The United States called Thursday on NATO to boost its mission in Afghanistan with 1,000 additional troops, US Al Hurra TV news channel reported. US Ambassador to NATO Kay Bailey Hutchison said the new US strategy ....

  • Trump denies Tillerson threatened to resign

    Date: 2017-10-05 16:51:17 GMT - USA - World - SN:64 - ID:7025299

    WASHINGTON, Oct 5 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump denied on Twitter that his Secretary of State Rex Tillerson had threatened to resign, Euro News reported Thursday. Tillerson called in July Trump a "moron" in front of members of Trump team ....

  • Putin: Saudi king’s visit to Russia a landmark event

    Date: 2017-10-05 16:19:19 GMT - Russia - World - SN:61 - ID:7025017

    MOSCOW, Oct 5 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin has said during his meeting with Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz al Saud that the monarch's visit to Russia is a landmark event, Sputnik News reported. "This is the first visit of the King of ....

  • Russia, Saudi Arabia ink 14 cooperation agreements

    Date: 2017-10-05 16:17:18 GMT - Russia - World - SN:60 - ID:7025306

    MOSCOW, Oct 5 (MENA) - Russia and Saudi Arabia signed 14 documents following Moscow talks between Russian President Vladimir Putin and Saudi King Salman Ben Abdul Aziz Al Saud on Thursday, Sputnik news agency reported. The governments of the two ....

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