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  • US Navy ship fires warning shots at an Iranian boat in Gulf

    Date: 2017-07-25 14:47:09 GMT - USA - World - SN:84 - ID:6915271

    WASHINGTON, July 25 (MENA) - A US Navy ship fired warning shots at an armed Iranian patrol boat Tuesday in the northern end of the Gulf, according to two US defense officials. The Iranian boat is believed to have been operated by the Iranian ....

  • Cooperation with Russia becomes central to Trump strategy in Syria

    Date: 2017-07-25 14:44:02 GMT - USA - World - SN:82 - ID:6915295

    WASHINGTON, July 25 (MENA) - Cooperation with Russia is becoming a central part of the Trump administration’s counter-Islamic State strategy in Syria, with U.S. military planners counting on Moscow to try to prevent Syrian government forces and ....

  • Iran condemns terrorist attack in Pakistan’s Lahore

    Date: 2017-07-25 14:42:32 GMT - Iran - World - SN:81 - ID:6915278

    TEHRAN, July 25 (MENA) - Iran’s Foreign Ministry condemned Monday a terrorist attack in Pakistan’s eastern city of Lahore that killed at least 26 people and wounded dozens of others, Tasnim news agency reported. Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram ....

  • New UN Migration Report Shows Complex Evolution of Pathways, Cost of Eastern Mediterranean Route

    Date: 2017-07-25 13:29:43 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:70 - ID:6914801

    VIENNA, July 25 (MENA) - The IOM, the United Nations Migration Agency revealed Tuesday in a report that the complex evolution of migrant arrivals in Europe via the so-called Eastern Mediterranean Route. The Agency’s main findings are that the cost ....

  • OIC condemns suicide attack in Pakistan

    Date: 2017-07-25 13:26:14 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:68 - ID:6914970

    JEDDAH, July 25 (MENA) - The General Secretariat of the Organization of the Islamic Cooperation (OIC), based in the Saudi city of Jeddah strongly condemned Tuesday the suicide attack in the Pakistani city of Lahore on Monday, which left 25 dead and ....

  • Pope Francis shuts off Vatican fountains amid Italy drought

    Date: 2017-07-25 11:06:21 GMT - Vatican - World - SN:41 - ID:6914678

    VATICAN CITY, July 25 (MENA) - The Vatican has started shutting off its famous fountains amid a prolonged drought in many parts of Italy, the BBC reported. Vatican Radio said the move was in line with Pope Francis's teachings on the ....

  • North Korea vows nuclear strike at heart of US if regime change attempted

    Date: 2017-07-25 11:04:19 GMT - North Korea - World - SN:40 - ID:6914579

    PYONGYANG, July 25 (MENA)- The North Korean Central News Agency cited a foreign ministry spokesman Tuesday as saying that Pyongyang will carry out a nuclear strike to “the heart of the US” in response to CIA Director Mike Pompeo’s comments on regime ....

  • Daesh uses civilian human shields to attack Afghan forces: Afghan sources

    Date: 2017-07-25 10:57:45 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:38 - ID:6914503

    KABUL, July 25 (MENA) - Investigations about armed operations targeting Daesh terrorist group at Nangarhar province in eastern Afghanistan revealed that civilian casualties have been among the killings, Afghan sources said Tuesday. An ....

  • Knife-wielding man arrested after attacking police officers on Spanish-Moroccan border

    Date: 2017-07-25 10:07:20 GMT - Spain - World - SN:30 - ID:6914443

    MADRID, July 25 (MENA) - Local sources said that a man who attacked several police officers with a knife on the Spanish-Moroccan border has been arrested. Euronews reported Tuesday, giving no further details. (MENA) R R N/D A E ....

  • WSJ: Disputes between Germany, Turkey threaten to affect Nato mission

    Date: 2017-07-25 09:43:43 GMT - USA - World - SN:27 - ID:6914425

    WASHINGTON, July 25 (MENA) - The North Atlantic Treaty Organization is working urgently to defuse a dispute between Turkey and Germany that threatens its operations including counterterrorism missions in the Middle East, the Wall Street Journal ....

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