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  • Trump unveils most significant tax reforms since 1986

    Date: 2017-04-26 22:56:20 GMT - USA - World - SN:88 - ID:6786363

    WASHINGTON, April 26 (MENA) – US President Donald Trump unveiled what is called the biggest tax cuts in history on Wednesday in a move that will simplify the US tax system, The Guardian newspaper reported. The plan would slash taxes for ....

  • Russia withdraws almost half of its air group from Syria's Hmeymim airbase

    Date: 2017-04-26 22:40:37 GMT - Russia - World - SN:86 - ID:6786091

    MOSCOW, April 26 (MENA) - Russia has withdrawn almost half of its air grouping originally based at the Hmeymim facility in Syria, Sputnik news agency cited Russian General Staff as saying Wednesday. The number of militant units has decreased, ....

  • Russian arms, hardware 'show high combat capabilities' in Syria

    Date: 2017-04-26 14:11:20 GMT - Russia - World - SN:55 - ID:6785690

    MOSCOW, April 26 (MENA) - Russian weapons and military hardware have put in a good performance in Syria, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said. "The Russian armament and military equipment have shown their high combat capabilities in ....

  • 91 killed in Taliban-Daesh clashes in Afghanistan

    Date: 2017-04-26 12:47:43 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:47 - ID:6785470

    KABUL, April 26 (MENA) - At least 91 insurgents have been killed as deadly clashes erupted among the Taliban insurgents and the loyalists of the Daesh terrorist group, Khaama Press reported Wednesday. According to the local government officials, ....

  • Russian defense minister stresses US attack on Syrian base jeopardized Russian servicemen's lives

    Date: 2017-04-26 12:44:30 GMT - Russia - World - SN:46 - ID:6785455

    MOSCOW, April 26 (MENA) - The US missile attack on Syria’s Shayrat airbase on April 7 posed a life-threatening danger to Russian military servicemen, so now the Defense Ministry is taking necessary measures to ensure their security, Russian Defense ....

  • MiG-31 interceptor crashes in Siberia, both pilots ejected – Russian MoD

    Date: 2017-04-26 11:33:06 GMT - Russia - World - SN:39 - ID:6785288

    MOSCOW, April 26 (MENA) - A MiG-31 military plane has crashed in the Russian Republic of Buryatia, western Siberia. Both pilots managed to eject, the Russian Defense Ministry said, adding that their lives are not in danger. The accident happened ....

  • Putin urges consolidating efforts in war on terror

    Date: 2017-04-26 10:52:58 GMT - Russia - World - SN:30 - ID:6785158

    MOSCOW, April 26 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin has said that tackling the issue of combating terrorism and efforts to resolve the situation in the Middle East and North Africa require a consolidated and balanced approach. "The agenda ....

  • US Navy fires warning flare at Iran vessel in Persian Gulf

    Date: 2017-04-26 09:04:19 GMT - Bahrain - World - SN:19 - ID:6784944

    MANAMA, April 26 (MENA) - A US Navy guided-missile destroyer fired a warning flare toward an Iranian Revolutionary Guard vessel coming near it in the Arabian Gulf, an American official said on Wednesday, the latest tense naval encounter between the ....

  • 28 Daesh militants killed in Nangarhar airstrikes, ground operations

    Date: 2017-04-26 08:34:31 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:15 - ID:6784887

    KABUL, April 26 (MENA) - At least 28 Daesh militants were killed during the clearance operations in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan, the Afghan news agency Khaama Press reported. The provincial government office in a statement said the ....

  • UN raises $1.1 billion for Yemen

    Date: 2017-04-25 22:33:38 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:73 - ID:6784492

    GENEVE, April 25 (MENA) - Donor countries have pledged nearly $1.1 billion for humanitarian aid to Yemen, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said at the end of a one-day pledging conference on Tuesday. The United Nations has said it needs $2.1 ....

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