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  • French president meets with national defense council on terror combat

    Date: 2017-04-12 10:46:19 GMT - France - World - SN:25 - ID:6765322

    PARIS, April 12 (MENA) - French President Francois Hollande met on Wednesday with the French National Defense Council to assess measures to protect French citizens against potential terrorism threats ahead of the presidential elections. A ....

  • Putin says US-Russia ties worse since Trump took office

    Date: 2017-04-12 10:13:17 GMT - Russia - World - SN:24 - ID:6765226

    MOSCOW, April 12 (MENA) - Levels of trust between Moscow and Washington have deteriorated since U.S. President Donald Trump took office, Russian President Vladimir Putin said in an interview broadcast on Wednesday. Asked about relations since ....

  • Trump says US will not enter Syria civil war

    Date: 2017-04-12 07:01:43 GMT - USA - World - SN:5 - ID:6764902

    WASHINGTON, April12 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump said the US would not enter the Syrian civil war, in a bid to clarify his policy in the wake of confusion that followed his missile strike on the regime of President Bashar al Assad. Speaking ....

  • One dead, 4 injured in explosion at US Army ammunition plant in Missouri

    Date: 2017-04-11 21:34:35 GMT - USA - World - SN:101 - ID:6764732

    WASHINGTON, April 11 (MENA) - One person has died and four were injured Tuesday after an explosion at an Army ammunition plant in Missouri, Fox News TV Channel quoted officials as saying on Tuesday. The explosion took place in a mixing building ....

  • US Defense chief Mattis says Syria will pay a big price if it uses gas again

    Date: 2017-04-11 21:22:11 GMT - USA - World - SN:100 - ID:6764758

    WASHINGTON, April 11 (MENA) - US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Syria will pay a "very, very stiff price" if it uses chemical weapons again, USA Today reported. The remarks from Mattis and Army Gen. Joseph Votel, the chief of Central Command, ....

  • Russian diplomat says Tillerson’s statement on Syria is not 'an ultimatum'

    Date: 2017-04-11 20:26:12 GMT - Russia - World - SN:97 - ID:6764710

    MOSCOW, April 11 (MENA) - US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s statement on Syria made ahead of his first visit to Russia is not seen as an ultimatum, Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on Tuesday. "I don’t think it is an ....

  • EU extends sanctions on Iran over human rights violations

    Date: 2017-04-11 16:35:21 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:86 - ID:6764419

    BRUSSELS, April 11 (MENA) - The European Union has extended sanctions against Iran by another year over what the bloc says are serious human rights violations, ABC News reported Tuesday. The EU said in a statement it extended a travel ban and ....

  • Putin: Situation in Syria resembles 2003 events in Iraq

    Date: 2017-04-11 16:28:07 GMT - Russia - World - SN:84 - ID:6764385

    MOSCOW, April 11 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin said the latest US missile strikes in Syria bring to mind the United States' UN Security Council address in 2003 that led to the invasion of Iraq, Sputnik reported. Putin's remarks were ....

  • 200 US troops deployed in Helmand province of Afghanistan

    Date: 2017-04-11 13:12:46 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:59 - ID:6763909

    KABUL, April 11 (MENA) - At least 200 US soldiers have been deployed in the restive Helmand province in south of Afghanistan, Khaama Press reported on Tuesday. Officials in the Ministry of Defense (MoD) said the soldiers have recently been ....

  • 13 Daesh militants killed during operations in Afghanistan

    Date: 2017-04-11 12:59:25 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:55 - ID:6763832

    KABUL, April 11 (MENA) - At least 13 militants affiliated with Daesh terrorist group were killed during the ongoing military operations in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan, Khaama Press reported on Tuesday. The provincial police command ....

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