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  • 16 Taliban fighters killed during joint operation between Afghan, foreign forces

    Date: 2018-11-08 08:31:23 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:14 - ID:7659882

    KABUL, Nov 8 (MENA) - At least 16 armed Taliban insurgents were killed during a joint operation between Afghan forces and foreign forces in Baghlan province, Tolo News quoted local officials as saying on Thursday. According to Baghlan police ....

  • US Attorney General Sessions resigns at 'Trump's request'

    Date: 2018-11-07 20:39:28 GMT - USA - World - SN:94 - ID:7659676

    WASHINGTON, Nov 7 (MENA) - Jeff Sessions has resigned as attorney general immediately after being asked to do so by President Donald Trump, ABC News reported on Wednesday. "At your request, I am submitting my resignation," Sessions wrote in an ....

  • Saudi Arabia, US discuss coordination in counter-terrorism

    Date: 2018-11-07 18:23:18 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - World - SN:84 - ID:7659476

    RIYADH, Nov 7 (MENA) - Saudi Minister of Foreign Affairs Adel Al Jubeir, received on Wednesday Nathan Sales, the US State Department's coordinator for counter-terrorism, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported. The meeting discussed the latest ....

  • May pledges support for political settlement in Afghanistan

    Date: 2018-11-07 18:21:31 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:83 - ID:7659432

    LONDON, Nov 7 (MENA) - British Prime Minister Theresa May pledged on Wednesday her country's support for a political settlement in Afghanistan, the UK government said on its official website. May's remarks were made during a phone call with ....

  • Mahathir thanks Japan for 200 billion yen Samurai bonds to ease Malaysia's financial woes

    Date: 2018-11-07 08:42:31 GMT - Japan - World - SN:16 - ID:7658417

    TOKYO, Nov 7 (MENA) - Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has expressed his gratitude to his Japanese counterpart, Shinzo Abe and his government for their help in easing Malaysia's financial woes. The Malaysian premier said Abe and his ....

  • High-level US-North Korea meeting postponed without reason

    Date: 2018-11-07 07:24:08 GMT - USA - World - SN:11 - ID:7658279

    WASHINGTON, Nov 7 (MENA) - US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's Friday meeting with a key aide to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has been postponed, the State Department said. The State Department announced the decision to reschedule the meeting ....

  • 2 Muslim women elected to Congress in 2018 U.S. midterms

    Date: 2018-11-07 06:11:05 GMT - USA - World - SN:2 - ID:7658212

    WASHINGTON, Nov 7 (MENA) - American voters have made history by sending two Muslim women to Congress for the first time, Sky news reported. The 2018 U.S. midterms saw voters making history by electing Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar on the ....

  • Democrats win House in major blow for Trump

    Date: 2018-11-07 05:37:28 GMT - USA - World - SN:1 - ID:7658183

    WASHINGTON, Nov 6 (MENA) - The Democrats are set to take back the House of Representatives in a midterm election victory that will check Donald Trump's agenda over the next two years and lead to a multitude of investigations into his business ....

  • NATO secretary general arrives in Kabul

    Date: 2018-11-06 09:59:49 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:25 - ID:7656843

    KABUL, Nov 6 (MENA) - NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg arrived in Kabul on a visit to Afghanistan, a statement from the presidential palace media’ office said on Tuesday. Stoltenberg will meet President Ashraf Ghani and Chief Executive ....

  • Facebook blocks 115 accounts on eve of US midterms amid probe into 'inauthentic behaviour'

    Date: 2018-11-06 09:37:09 GMT - USA - World - SN:22 - ID:7656897

    WASHINGTON, Nov 6 (MENA) - Facebook has blocked 115 accounts it said may have been “engaged in coordinated inauthentic behaviour” ahead of the US midterm elections today, The Telegraph reported. The social network said it had been contacted by US ....

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