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  • UN personnel kidnapped in Libya freed

    Date: 2017-06-28 20:41:15 GMT - Libya - World - SN:58 - ID:6872426

    TRIPOLI, June 28 (MENA) - The UN personnel who were kidnapped earlier on Wednesday in Libya were released, said security sources. A group of six UN personnel were kidnapped by militants in the Libyan city of Zawiya. According to a Libyan ....

  • French, Iranian FMs to discuss Vienna agreement, Mideast crises

    Date: 2017-06-28 19:40:02 GMT - France - World - SN:55 - ID:6872412

    PARIS, June 28 (MENA) – French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian and his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif will discuss on Thursday in Paris several files, including implementation of Vienna deal on Iranian nuclear program, a spokesman for ....

  • Sisi greets Queen Elizabeth on birthday

    Date: 2017-06-28 18:39:35 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:52 - ID:6872421

    CAIRO, June 29 (MENA) - President Abdel Fattah El Sisi delegated on Wednesday presidential secretary Hossam Za'tar to the British Embassy here to offer greetings on the birthday of Queen Elizabeth II. (MENA) M A A/M A F ....

  • UN personnel kidnapped by militants in Libya

    Date: 2017-06-28 17:38:02 GMT - Libya - World - SN:49 - ID:6872385

    TRIPOLI, June 28 (MENA) – UN personnel were kidnapped Wednesday by militants in the Libyan city of Zawiya. Sky News said that the personnel were driving a UN vehicle when it was intercepted by a group affiliated to the Al Qaeda. (MENA) M I N/M A ....

  • Donald Trump accepts Macron's invitation to attend Bastille day celebrations in Paris

    Date: 2017-06-28 16:37:08 GMT - France - World - SN:46 - ID:6872301

    PARIS, June 28 (MENA) - The Élysée Palace announced on Wednesday that US President Donald Trump has just accepted the invitation of French President Emmanuel Macron to attend July 14 celebrations in France. This invitation comes within the ....

  • U.S. defense minister: Assad took our warning seriously

    Date: 2017-06-28 15:17:37 GMT - USA - World - SN:36 - ID:6872119

    WASHINGTON, June 28, (MENA) - Syrian President Bashar Al Assad took Donald's Trump warnings seriously about the chemical attack, U.S. Defense Minister James Mattis said in statement aired by the US-funded Al Hurrah channel news Wednesday. He ....

  • 17 bodies found in Philippine city under rebel attack

    Date: 2017-06-28 11:59:37 GMT - Philippines - World - SN:25 - ID:6871810

    MANILA, June 28 (MENA) - Philippine troops have retrieved 17 bodies believed to be of villagers killed by Daesh group that seized parts of southern Marawi city last month. Government spokesman Zia Alonto Adiong said that troops and rescuers found ....

  • Venezuela crisis: Helicopter launches attack on Supreme Court

    Date: 2017-06-28 11:14:40 GMT - Venezuela - World - SN:22 - ID:6871811

    CARACAS, June 29 (MENA) - Venezuela's Supreme Court has been attacked by grenades dropped from a helicopter in what President Nicolás Maduro called a "terrorist attack," the BBC reported. Footage on social media shows a police helicopter circling ....

  • Six arrested in Spain, Britain, Germany over Daesh links

    Date: 2017-06-28 10:37:16 GMT - Spain - World - SN:21 - ID:6871742

    MADRID, June 28 (MENA) - Six people have been arrested in Spain, Britain and Germany over links to the militant group Daesh, and the indoctrination and radicalization of potential members, US News reported on Wednesday, quoting the Spanish interior ....

  • Airstrike in Helmand leaves 6 militants dead and 4 others wounded

    Date: 2017-06-28 10:34:32 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:20 - ID:6871741

    KABUL, June 28 (MENA) - At least six insurgents were killed in an airstrike in southern Helmand province of Afghanistan, Khaama Press quoted the Ministry of Defense (MoD) as saying Wednesday. The airstrike was carried out in the vicinity of Mosa ....

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