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  • Trump arrives in Vatican to meet Pope Francis

    Date: 2017-05-24 06:39:06 GMT - Vatican - World - SN:8 - ID:6825126

    VATICAN, May 24 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump arrived at the Vatican on Wednesday for talks with Pope Francis on his first official trip to Europe since coming to office. The CNN aired Trump's arrival at the papal headquarters. (MENA) S R ....

  • Somali pirates hijack Iranian fishing vessel: Somali official

    Date: 2017-05-23 22:35:31 GMT - Somalia - World - SN:115 - ID:6824796

    MOGADISHU, May 23 (MENA) - Somali pirates hijacked an Iranian fishing vessel on Tuesday to use as a base to attack bigger, more valuable ships, the mayor of a Somali town said, part of an upsurge in attacks following years of relative calm, the ....

  • Multiple US troops injured in Yemen raid: Pentagon

    Date: 2017-05-23 21:52:44 GMT - USA - World - SN:113 - ID:6824989

    WASHINGTON, May 23 (MENA) – The Pentagon said on Tuesday that multiple US troops were injured in a Tuesday raid against a compound associated with al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula in Yemen in which at least seven militants were killed, Sputnik news ....

  • Theresa May upgrades terrorist threat level to 'critical' and puts soldiers on UK streets

    Date: 2017-05-23 21:19:24 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:110 - ID:6824999

    LONDON, May 23 (MENA) - Theresa May has announced the terror threat level in the UK is being raised to "critical" and soldiers will now be deployed on the streets to protect key sites, in a significant escalation of the policing response following ....

  • Ethiopia’s Adhanom elected as WHO director general

    Date: 2017-05-23 20:30:36 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:107 - ID:6824795

    GENEVA, May 23 (MENA) - Ethiopia’s former health and foreign affairs minister Tedros Adhanom was elected Tuesday as director general of the World Health Organization (WHO) to be the first African ever to head the agency. Dr. Adhanom ultimately ....

  • Foreign, Defense Ministers from Egypt, Russia to discuss situation in Syria, Libya: diplomat

    Date: 2017-05-23 20:06:30 GMT - Russia - World - SN:106 - ID:6824847

    MOSCOW, May 23 (MENA) - The Egyptian and Russian ministers of foreign affairs and defense are scheduled to hold a meeting in Cairo to discuss developments in Syria and Libya, Egyptian Ambassador to Russia Mohamed el Badry said. Speaking to the ....

  • Somali suicide bomber kills 4 at Puntland checkpoint

    Date: 2017-05-23 19:57:45 GMT - Somalia - World - SN:105 - ID:6824843

    MOGADISHU, May 23 (MENA) - A suicide bomber blew himself up at a military checkpoint in northern Somalia's semiautonomous state of Puntland, killing at least four people, ABC News quoted a Somali police officer as saying Tuesday. The bomber ....

  • Martial rule declared in besieged south Philippines

    Date: 2017-05-23 19:05:57 GMT - Philippines - World - SN:102 - ID:6824794

    MANILA, May 23 (MENA) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte declared the country's south under martial rule for 60 days and cut short a visit to Moscow on Tuesday after extremists allied with the Daesh terrorist group laid siege to a southern city, ....

  • Manchester Arena attacker named as Salman Ramadan Abedi

    Date: 2017-05-23 17:51:21 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:98 - ID:6824783

    LONDON, May 23 (MENA) - The man who murdered 22 people and injured 59 others in Manchester has been named as Salman Ramadan Abedi, a Mancunian of Libyan descent, The Guardian reported. Police confirmed the 22-year-old’s identity after officials ....

  • Jamiat-e-Islami eyes major role in Afghan presidential elections

    Date: 2017-05-23 16:08:31 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:92 - ID:6824495

    KABUL, May 23 (MENA) - The Jamiat-e-Islami of Afghanistan led by Salahuddin Rabbani and Ata Mohammad Noor eyes A major role in the next presidential elections of Afghanistan by expanding the leadership council of the party. Speaking during a ....

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