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  • Russian, US top diplomats discuss Syrian file over phone

    Date: 2017-06-30 07:43:09 GMT - Russia - World - SN:7 - ID:6874023

    MOSCOW, June 30 (MENA) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov had a telephone conversation with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, Russian news agency TASS reported. The two ministers discussed the Syrian crisis and other pressing issues on ....

  • US House member says Qatar harbors senior leaders of Hamas, MB

    Date: 2017-06-29 21:49:02 GMT - USA - World - SN:69 - ID:6873886

    WASHINGTON, June 29 (MENA) – US House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce has raised concerns over Qatar’s role in supporting the terrorist Muslim Brotherhood and its offshoots including Hamas in the Gaza Strip. According to the Sky News ....

  • Liberation of Mosul 'days' away, says Pentagon

    Date: 2017-06-29 21:01:31 GMT - USA - World - SN:67 - ID:6873865

    WASHINGTON, June 29 (MENA) – The Pentagon said on Thursday that the liberation of Mosul is only "days," not weeks, away with only a few hundred Daesh fighters left in the city, the ABC News reported. Col. Ryan Dillon, spokesman for the US-led ....

  • Germany denies permission for Erdogan rally on G-20 visit

    Date: 2017-06-29 20:53:55 GMT - Russia - World - SN:66 - ID:6873866

    MOSCOW, June 29 (MENA) - Germany will deny permission for Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to address Turks at a rally when he visits for the upcoming Group of 20 meeting in Hamburg, Germany's foreign minister said Thursday. Turkey ....

  • Cyberattack damage limited this time but Asia vulnerable – report

    Date: 2017-06-29 20:32:06 GMT - Japan - World - SN:65 - ID:6873794

    TOKYO, June 29 (MENA) - A global cyberattack that has swept Europe and the US in the past several days has landed on Asian shores, inflicting limited damage, a report published by the Nikkei Asian Review said Thursday. But experts warn Asian ....

  • Man tries to drive car into crowd in front of French mosque, police say

    Date: 2017-06-29 19:57:53 GMT - France - World - SN:63 - ID:6873816

    PARIS, June 29 (MENA) - A man has been arrested after trying to drive a car into a crowd in front of a mosque in the Paris suburb of Creteil, police said, adding that no one was injured. Police said the man’s motives were unclear, and that he had ....

  • Trade University building damaged in attack in downtown Donetsk

    Date: 2017-06-29 19:17:33 GMT - Russia - World - SN:61 - ID:6873812

    MOSCOW, June 29 (MENA) - The building of the Trade University has been damaged in an attack in downtown Donetsk, Sputnik cited spokesman for the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic (DPR) administration as saying on Thursday. "On Shevchenko ....

  • Canada extends mission in Iraq to March 2019

    Date: 2017-06-29 17:11:27 GMT - Canada - World - SN:54 - ID:6873692

    OTTAWA, June 29 (MENA) - Canada is extending its military mission against the Daesh group in Iraq for another two years, The Washington Times reported. Defense Minister Harjit Sajjan said on Thursday Canada is renewing its contribution to the ....

  • Trump rakes in $10 million at first re-election fundraiser

    Date: 2017-06-29 16:01:19 GMT - USA - World - SN:50 - ID:6873473

    WASHINGTON, June 29 (MENA) – US President Donald Trump was whisked a few blocks from the White House to the Trump hotel on Wednesday night for his first re-election fundraiser, where he raised an estimated $10 million behind closed doors, CNBC ....

  • European Commission: Brexit blows €20bln hole in EU budget

    Date: 2017-06-29 15:49:43 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:49 - ID:6873487

    LONDON, June 29, (MENA) - The European Commission warned that Britain's withdrawal from the EU could create €20bln budget deficit which require to impose more additional taxes from the EU to fill this hole, The Guardian newspaper reported ....

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