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  • DIA director briefs US Senate Armed Services Committee on worldwide threats

    Date: 2017-05-25 07:34:58 GMT - USA - World - SN:9 - ID:6826796

    WASHINGTON, May 24 (MENA) - North Korea, Russia, China, Iran and extremist organizations are the top five military threats facing the US, the director of the US Defense Intelligence Agency said. Testifying before the US Senate Armed Services ....

  • Turkish journalist arrested as trying to flee Turkey

    Date: 2017-05-25 06:19:12 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:4 - ID:6826761

    ANKARA, May 25 (MENA) - Journalist Murat Capan, the former managing editor of now-defunct Nokta newsweekly, who was sentenced by a Turkish court to more than 22 years in jail on Monday over a cover story of the magazine, was detained on Wednesday in ....

  • Migrant death toll passes 34 as hundreds fall from boat off Libya

    Date: 2017-05-24 22:55:51 GMT - Italy - World - SN:93 - ID:6826516

    ROME, May 24 (MENA) – Up to 34 people have died including children as hundreds fall from overcrowded migrant boat off the coast of Libya, The Guardian cited Italian coastguard as saying. The vessel was carrying about 500 and the tragedy happened ....

  • King of Jordan, French President discuss cooperation over phone

    Date: 2017-05-24 22:49:45 GMT - Jordan - World - SN:92 - ID:6826602

    AMMAN, May 24 (MENA) – King Abdullah II of Jordan held a phone conversation on Wednesday with French President Emmanuel Macron to discuss ties and latest developments in the region. In a statement, the Royal Hashemite Court said King Abdullah ....

  • Thousands protest against Temer, reforms in Brasilia

    Date: 2017-05-24 22:42:09 GMT - Brazil - World - SN:91 - ID:6826700

    BRASILIA, May 24 (MENA) - Several thousand anti-government protesters clashed violently with police in the Brazilian capital on Wednesday, smashed windows of several ministry buildings and set tires on fire near Congress, sending black billowing ....

  • Father of Manchester bomber arrested in Libya

    Date: 2017-05-24 22:37:39 GMT - Libya - World - SN:90 - ID:6826631

    TRIPOLI, May 24 (MENA) – The father of suspected Manchester suicide bomber Salman Abedi has been detained by security personnel in the Libyan capital, Tripoli. Spokesman for a local counter-terrorism force Ahmed Bin Salem made the remarks ....

  • Putin awards Russian special forces who repelled attack by 300 Syrian militants

    Date: 2017-05-24 21:55:36 GMT - Russia - World - SN:87 - ID:6826568

    MOSCOW, May 24 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin has fulfilled his promise and personally awarded Russian Special Forces' fighters who have been repelling an attack by militants in Syria for two days, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov ....

  • Manchester suicide bomber's brother arrested in Libya

    Date: 2017-05-24 20:00:41 GMT - Libya - World - SN:79 - ID:6826542

    TRIPOLI, May 24 (MENA) - A brother of Libyan suicide bomber Salman Abedi who killed at least 22 people in Manchester of England has been arrested in Libya, said security authorities in Tripoli. Hesham was aware of his brother's plan, said Libya’s ....

  • GlobalPRNewswire(3):Almarai Enables Smart Manufacturing with Schneider Electric

    Date: 2017-05-24 19:37:15 GMT - USA - World - SN:77 - ID:6826593

    Almarai Enables Smart Manufacturing with Schneider Electric - World's largest dairy company adds real-time intelligence to over 100 packaging lines to increase performance, efficiency and agility - Manufacturing Execution System delivers ....

  • Trump arrives in Brussels for NATO summit

    Date: 2017-05-24 19:27:50 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:76 - ID:6826388

    BRUSSELS, May 24 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump arrived in Brussels on Wednesday ahead of his first talks with NATO and European Union leaders. Flying from Rome after a high-profile meeting with Pope Francis, Trump will meet the king and ....

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