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  • Russian top brass urges military community to join forces to fight terrorism

    Date: 2017-08-22 21:52:33 GMT - Russia - World - SN:87 - ID:6957207

    MOSCOW, Aug 22 (MENA) - Russian Defense Minister Army General Sergei Shoigu said on Tuesday that the military community should unite to fight international terrorism, TASS news agency reported. The minister made the remarks during a meeting with ....

  • US targets Chinese, Russian entities, individuals over N. Korea links

    Date: 2017-08-22 21:24:04 GMT - Russia - World - SN:85 - ID:6957104

    WASHINGTON, Aug 22 (MENA) - The US Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) designated 10 entities and six individuals in response to North Korea's ongoing development of weapons of mass destruction (WMD), violations of ....

  • Spanish newspaper: Mastermind of Barcelona's attacks was not deported despite 4 years of imprisonment

    Date: 2017-08-22 20:55:53 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:84 - ID:6957098

    LONDON, Aug 22 (MENA)- A Spanish news report revealed the Imam accused of masterminding the Barcelona terrorist attacks was ordered to leave Spain after finishing a prison sentence for drugs offences, but he appealed the judgement protesting it ....

  • Afghan President welcomes new US counter-terrorism strategy

    Date: 2017-08-22 19:27:44 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:78 - ID:6956900

    KABUL, Aug 22 (MENA) - Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Tuesday welcomed the announcement of the new US strategy on Afghanistan, saying that the decision unveils an enduring commitment by United States as a key partner of the Afghan government, Tolo ....

  • Zil-Haj moon sighted in Saudi Arabia, Eidul Adha on Sept 1

    Date: 2017-08-22 17:23:16 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - World - SN:70 - ID:6957125

    RIYADH, Aug 22 (MENA) - Zil-Haj moon was sighted in Saudi Arabia, the kingdom's Royal Court said in a statement on Tuesday. The statement added that Eidul Adha will start on Sept 1. (MENA) M I N/M A F ....

  • UK not yet planning to increase troop numbers in Afghanistan

    Date: 2017-08-22 16:24:35 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:68 - ID:6956937

    LONDON, Aug 22 (MENA) - The UK will reconsider how its military resources are deployed in Afghanistan but Michael Fallon is not yet mulling an increase in troops like Trump, a senior defense source said on Tuesday. It was premature to talk about ....

  • Remains of ‘some’ sailors found on U.S. Navy destroyer damaged in collision

    Date: 2017-08-22 15:41:31 GMT - USA - World - SN:65 - ID:6956925

    WASHINGTON, Aug 22 (MENA) - The remains of some of the 10 sailors missing since a U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer collided with an oil tanker near Singapore have been found in compartments on the damaged ship, the commander of the Navy’s Pacific ....

  • Kuwaiti Emir receives Chinese Vice Premier

    Date: 2017-08-22 13:26:25 GMT - Kuwait - World - SN:53 - ID:6956514

    KUWAIT CITY, Aug 22 (MENA) - Kuwaiti Emir Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Jaber Al Sabah received on Tuesday Chinese Vice Prime Minister Zhang Gao Lee and his accompanied delegation, now visiting here. The two sides discussed means of promoting bilateral ....

  • Afghan reaction mixed on Trump’s tough-talking speech: Paper

    Date: 2017-08-22 12:33:13 GMT - USA - World - SN:43 - ID:6956546

    WASHINGTON, Aug 22 (MENA) - Afghans on Tuesday welcomed U.S. President Donald Trump’s harsh words for Pakistan in a speech outlining his strategy for the war-torn country that critics said offered little in the way of details and ruled out ....

  • Afghan president 'grateful' for Trump's commitment to fighting Taliban

    Date: 2017-08-22 11:29:17 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:37 - ID:6956183

    KABUL, Aug 22 (MENA) - Afghan leader Ashraf Ghani on Tuesday welcomed US President Donald Trump's new strategy for the war in Afghanistan, which would remove timelines for withdrawal of remaining foreign troops, The US News reported. "I am ....

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