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  • Iran says 2 killed, 30 wounded in twin attacks

    Date: 2017-06-07 10:36:55 GMT - Iran - World - SN:31 - ID:6844714

    TEHRAN, June 7 (MENA) - Iran's state-run IRNA news agency says two security guards have been killed and more than 30 people wounded in attacks on the parliament building and the shrine of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini. Assailants armed with ....

  • Imams refuse funeral prayers for 'indefensible' London Bridge attackers: report

    Date: 2017-06-06 21:39:28 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:58 - ID:6844156

    LONDON, June 6 (MENA) - More than 130 imams and Muslim religious leaders have said they will refuse to say funeral prayers for the perpetrators of Saturday’s attack in London, The Guardian said in a report Tuesday. Muslim religious figures from ....

  • Russia to demand urgent UNSC discussion of new US strike in Syria - Lawmaker

    Date: 2017-06-06 21:09:47 GMT - Russia - World - SN:56 - ID:6844158

    MOSCOW, June 6 (MENA) - Russia will demand convening an urgent meeting of the UN Security Council in the wake of a fresh US strike on pro-government forces in Syria as it is a flagrant example of military aggression, Tass news agency quoted a senior ....

  • One Turkish soldier killed in PKK attack in Turkey’s Hakkari

    Date: 2017-06-06 21:00:05 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:55 - ID:6844147

    ANKARA, June 6 (MENA) - One Turkish soldier was killed and six were wounded in an outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) attack in the eastern province of Hakkari on June 6, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported. PKK militants attacked a ....

  • Lavrov says Russia aware of need for reforming UN

    Date: 2017-06-06 20:18:31 GMT - Russia - World - SN:53 - ID:6844070

    KALININGRAD, Egypt, June 6 (MENA) - Moscow is aware of the need for reforming the United Nations and adjusting the organization to the changing realities, Tass news agency quoted Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov as saying after talks with ....

  • Putin tells Qatar's Emir Russia wants settlement of diplomatic crises

    Date: 2017-06-06 19:59:13 GMT - Russia - World - SN:52 - ID:6844130

    MOSCOW, June 6 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin has discussed with Qatar’s Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani on the phone international issues and confirmed Russia’s position in favor of settlement of the crisis situations through a ....

  • Man cries 'This is for Syria,' attacks cop with hammer at Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris

    Date: 2017-06-06 17:51:37 GMT - France - World - SN:46 - ID:6844020

    PARIS, June 6 (MENA) - An Algerian student claiming to be a Daesh soldier shouted 'this is for Syria' as he attacked a police officer outside Paris's Notre Dame Cathedral on Tuesday afternoon. The man, whose name has not been released but is ....

  • Third London Bridge attacker named

    Date: 2017-06-06 15:46:09 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:39 - ID:6843866

    LONDON, June 6 (MENA) - The third London Bridge attacker has been named as 22-year-old Youssef Zaghba, a Moroccan-Italian man, the BBC reported. Pakistan-born Khuram Butt, 27, and Rachid Redouane, 30, both from Barking were the other two ....

  • Trump says recent measures against Qatar may be beginning to end terrorism

    Date: 2017-06-06 15:20:39 GMT - USA - World - SN:38 - ID:6843809

    WASHINGTON, June 6 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that the recent measures against Qatar could be the beginning of the end of terrorism. "During my recent trip to the Middle East I stated that there can no longer be funding of ....

  • Bombing in western Afghanistan kills 7

    Date: 2017-06-06 14:57:37 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:36 - ID:6843826

    KABUL, June 6 (MENA) - An Afghan official said a bomb planted in a rickshaw has killed at least seven people and wounded eight others, ABC News reported Tuesday. Gelani Farhad, a spokesman for the provincial governor of the western Herat ....

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