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  • US quietly lifts limit on number of refugees allowed in

    Date: 2017-05-27 11:40:25 GMT - USA - World - SN:35 - ID:6830060

    WASHINGTON, May 27 (MENA) - Despite repeated efforts by US President Donald Trump to curtail refugee resettlements, the US State Department this week quietly lifted the department’s restriction on the number of refugees allowed to enter the United ....

  • 18 killed in deadly Khost suicide bombing

    Date: 2017-05-27 11:27:49 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:32 - ID:6830056

    KABUL, May 27 (MENA) - A suicide attack has killed at least 18 people and injured six others, including two children, in Afghanistan’s Khost province on the first day of Ramadan, according to Tolo News. The suicide car bomber targeted vehicles ....

  • 2 killed, 1 injured in stabbing incident involving hate speech on Oregon train

    Date: 2017-05-27 09:08:04 GMT - USA - World - SN:16 - ID:6829841

    WASHINGTON, May 27 (MENA) - Two people died and another was hurt in a stabbing on a Northeast Portland light-rail train after a man yelled racial slurs at two young women, one of whom was wearing a hijab. The suspect is in custody, police said ....

  • 24 killed, injured near bus stop in Afghanistan

    Date: 2017-05-27 08:49:47 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:15 - ID:6829813

    KABUL, May 27 (MENA) - At least 18 people, mostly civilians, were killed Saturday when a suicide car bomber targeted a convoy of provincial security forces in eastern Afghanistan, ABC News reported quoting an Interior Ministry official. Najib ....

  • S. Korean fishing vessel apparently hijacked in waters of Somalia

    Date: 2017-05-27 07:33:26 GMT - south korea - World - SN:10 - ID:6829750

    SEOUL, May 27 (MENA) - A South Korean fishing vessel was apparently hijacked in waters off the Somali coast, a Seoul official was quoted by South Korean news agency Yonhap as saying on Saturday. Seoul's naval contingent, the Cheonghae Unit, was ....

  • British police make 11th arrest in Manchester bombing probe

    Date: 2017-05-27 06:45:42 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:7 - ID:6829709

    LONDON, May 27 (MENA) - UK authorities have arrested another suspect in the “fast moving investigation” into the terrorist attack on the Manchester Arena, bringing the total number of arrests to 11 – with nine men still in custody, according to Sky ....

  • Latvia condemns Minya terrorist attack

    Date: 2017-05-26 20:04:34 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:101 - ID:6829513

    CAIRO, May 26 (MENA) - Latvian Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkēvičs strongly denounced Friday's terrorist attack that targeted a bus carrying Coptic Christians from Beni Suef to Minya. In a statement issued by the Latvian embassy in Cairo, the ....

  • Eiffel Tower’s lights turned off in solidarity with of Minya victims

    Date: 2017-05-26 19:09:38 GMT - France - World - SN:97 - ID:6829481

    PARIS, May 26 (MENA) – Paris mayor Anne Hildalgo said the Eiffel Tower’s lights would be turned off on Friday in solidarity with the victims of Minya terror attack. Earlier on Tuesday, the Eiffel Tower’s lights were turned off in solidarity with ....

  • Trump: Terror attacks in Egypt 'acts of depravity', contrary to the spirit of Ramadan

    Date: 2017-05-26 19:08:24 GMT - USA - World - SN:96 - ID:6829464

    WASHINGTON, May 26 (MENA) – US President Donald Trump on Friday targeted recent terror attacks in England and Egypt, calling them "acts of depravity that are directly contrary to the spirit of Ramadan", the Hill reported. "Such acts only steel ....

  • AU Parl’t condemns Minya bus attack

    Date: 2017-05-26 18:58:24 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:94 - ID:6829389

    CAIRO, May 26 (MENA) – President of the Pan African Parliament Roger Nkodo Dang condemned Friday's terrorist attack that targeted a bus carrying Coptic Christians from Beni Suef to Minya, leaving scores dead and injured. In a statement, adviser ....

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