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  • Germany convicts Syrian refugee of preparing Denmark attack

    Date: 2017-07-12 22:21:36 GMT - Germany - World - SN:76 - ID:6894903

    BERLIN, July 12 (MENA) - A Syrian refugee has been convicted by a German court of collecting components to make bombs with the intent of carrying out attacks in Denmark, ABC News reported on Wednesday. The 21-year-old, whose name wasn't released, ....

  • US troops inside Raqqa, Daesh Syria stronghold: Official

    Date: 2017-07-12 21:19:36 GMT - USA - World - SN:71 - ID:6894966

    WASHINGTON, July 12 (MENA) - US military advisors are operating inside the city of Raqqa, Daesh’s last major bastion in Syria, Al-Arabiya reported. The troops, many of them special operations forces, are working in an “advise, assist and ....

  • French foreign minister to embark on Gulf tour

    Date: 2017-07-12 14:38:55 GMT - France - World - SN:44 - ID:6894311

    PARIS, July 12 (MENA) - French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian will embark on a Gulf tour on Saturday that lasts for two days in order to call for calm in Qatar's crisis with its neighbors, a statement by French Ministry of Foreign Affairs ....

  • S. Korea, US, Japan vow 'maximum pressure' on N. Korea for dialogue

    Date: 2017-07-12 07:53:26 GMT - south korea - World - SN:7 - ID:6893528

    SEOUL, July 12 (MENA) - South Korea, the United States and Japan agreed Wednesday to continue joint efforts to put "maximum pressure" on North Korea in order to bring it to the negotiating table, the Korean news agency Yonhap reported. The three ....

  • Police: 8 hostages killed, 3 wounded in Thailand

    Date: 2017-07-11 11:39:38 GMT - Thailand - World - SN:34 - ID:6892199

    BANGKOK, July 11, (MENA) - Eight persons were killed, including at least one child, and three more were wounded after being held hostage by gunmen in a house in the southern tourist province of Krabi, Thailand police announced on Tuesday. Police ....

  • US State Dept oks possible sale of dlrs 1 bln in military vehicles to Britain

    Date: 2017-07-11 08:07:16 GMT - USA - World - SN:9 - ID:6891710

    WASHINGTON, July 11 (MENA) - The US State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to the United Kingdom for Joint Light Tactical Vehicles (JLTV) and accessories. The estimated cost is dlrs 1.035 billion, the ....

  • Military plane crashes in Mississippi, 16 dead

    Date: 2017-07-11 05:49:36 GMT - USA - World - SN:1 - ID:6891667

    WASHINGTON, July 11 (MENA) - Sixteen people are dead in the crash of a Marine Corps airplane in Leflore County, Mississippi, CNN reported Tuesday. Fred Randle, the county emergency management director, said all 16 victims were on the plane and ....

  • Tillerson hopes to mend strained US-Turkey ties

    Date: 2017-07-10 21:56:35 GMT - Russia - World - SN:90 - ID:6891354

    WASINGTON, July 10 (MENA) - US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Monday acknowledged severe strains in US-Turkey relations, although he said he is hopeful of mending ties with the NATO ally and partner in the anti-Islamic State ....

  • No new agreements exist on Russia further reducing oil output – Kremlin

    Date: 2017-07-10 20:37:31 GMT - Russia - World - SN:85 - ID:6891325

    MOSCOW, July 10 (MENA) – There are no new agreements on reduction of oil output, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Monday, speaking about the possibility of Russia further reducing its oil output by over the 300,000 barrels per day set by the ....

  • Geneva talks on Syria part of comprehensive approach - de Mistura

    Date: 2017-07-10 18:57:39 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:80 - ID:6891208

    GENEVA, July 10 (MENA) - UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura said Monday the new round of Geneva talks on Syria is part of a comprehensive approach. In a press conference, de Mistura hailed Astana talks' great work in setting a number ....

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