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  • US responds to Russian threat after shoot-down of Syrian jet

    Date: 2017-06-19 21:54:04 GMT - USA - World - SN:85 - ID:6862117

    WASHINGTON, June 19 (MENA) - US pilots operating over Syria won't hesitate to defend themselves from Russian threats, a Pentagon spokesperson said Monday in the latest escalation between the two superpowers since a US jet shot down a Syrian aircraft ....

  • UN warns of escalation in Syria

    Date: 2017-06-19 20:55:15 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:80 - ID:6862093

    NEW YORK, June 19 (MENA) - The recent developments in Syria, specifically the shooting down of the Syrian Su-22 by the US-led coalition heightens the risk of escalating the Syrian conflict, the UN warned on Monday. “It does bring up more broadly a ....

  • Trump opens door to conflict with Iran in Syria once Daesh collapses

    Date: 2017-06-19 20:48:28 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:79 - ID:6862085

    LONDON, June 19 (MENA) - US forces have opened fire on Iranian-backed forces in Syria three times in the past month, amid mounting tensions that observers and former officials worry could easily turn into an unplanned conflict, The Guardian reported ....

  • Government spyware targets Mexican journalists, their families

    Date: 2017-06-19 20:22:46 GMT - USA - World - SN:78 - ID:6862088

    NEW YORK, June 19 (MENA) - Mexico’s most prominent human rights lawyers, journalists and anti-corruption activists have been targeted by advanced spyware sold to the Mexican government on the condition that it be used only to investigate criminals ....

  • Afghan president promises to reopen blocked roads in Kabul city

    Date: 2017-06-19 19:36:43 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:75 - ID:6862048

    KABUL, June 19 (MENA) - Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani promised to reopen all the blocked roads in the capital Kabul as he asked for the support of the civil society in this regard. He made the remarks during a meeting with the members of ....

  • Human Rights Council discusses human rights situation in Palestine

    Date: 2017-06-19 14:51:11 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:59 - ID:6861570

    GENEVA, June 19 (MENA) - The Human Rights Council in a midday meeting held a general debate on the human rights situation in Palestine and other occupied Arab territories after hearing United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad al ....

  • May condemns 'sickening' terror attack near London Mosque

    Date: 2017-06-19 14:24:52 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:56 - ID:6861465

    LONDON, June 19 (MENA) - UK Prime Minister Theresa May said Monday the terror attack near a north London mosque is "every bit as sickening" as other recent ones to hit the UK, the BBC reported. She was speaking after a man died and 10 people were ....

  • Paris slams attack on tourist resort in Mali

    Date: 2017-06-19 13:47:49 GMT - France - World - SN:52 - ID:6861460

    PARIS, June 19 (MENA) – France strongly condemned on Monday the attack that targeted a tourist resort visited by westerners near Mali’s capital Bamako. In a statement issued on Monday, the French Foreign Ministry spokesman said that the French ....

  • US fighter jet shoots down Syrian warplane - newspaper

    Date: 2017-06-19 13:20:33 GMT - USA - World - SN:46 - ID:6861317

    NEW YORK, June 19 (MENA) - An American fighter jet shot down a Syrian warplane on Sunday after it dropped bombs near local ground forces supported by the United States, the first time the American military has downed a Syrian aircraft since the ....

  • Death toll climbs to 79 in London high-rise fire

    Date: 2017-06-19 13:12:53 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:43 - ID:6861332

    LONDON, June 19 (MENA) - The death toll from the Grenfell Tower tragedy rose to 79, police said, as the nation stopped to remember those killed in the fire, according to the BBC. Five people have been formally identified after a blaze tore ....

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