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  • Dozens killed, injured in Russia twin blast

    Date: 2017-04-03 13:11:22 GMT - Russia - World - SN:45 - ID:6750453

    MOSCOW, April 3 (MENA) - A twin blast hit the Saint Petersburg metro station on Monday, Sputnik International reported. The blasts occurred at the "Sennaya Ploschad [square]" and "Tekhnologichesky Institute" stations. At least 10 people were ....

  • What life is like for Daesh's 400,000 'human shields' in west Mosul - newspaper

    Date: 2017-04-03 12:17:14 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:43 - ID:6750258

    LONDON, April 3 (MENA) - Isolated in their houses and short of food and water, people besieged in the Daesh-held Old City of Mosul say it is like being held in an underground prison with little idea of the ebb and flow of the battle being fought ....

  • Egypt renews welcome to receive Vatican pope - presidency

    Date: 2017-04-03 11:38:27 GMT - USA - World - SN:36 - ID:6750170

    WASHINGTON, April 3 (MENA) - Presidential spokesman Alaa Yousef said at Vatican Pope Francis is expected to arrive in Cairo on April 28 where Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi will hold an official reception for him followed by a ....

  • 27 Daesh militants killed in Afghanistan

    Date: 2017-04-03 10:02:21 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:25 - ID:6749963

    KABUL, April 3 (MENA) - At least 27 militants affiliated with the Daesh terrorist group were killed in operations and airstrikes in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan, the state news agency Khaama Press said. The provincial police command ....

  • Over 113,000 suspects arrested since 2016 coup in Turkey -- interior minister

    Date: 2017-04-03 07:53:40 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:12 - ID:6749791

    ANKARA, April 3 (MENA) - A total of 113,260 suspects are under detention and 47,155 have been arrested as part of a crackdown after the failed coup of 2016, Turkish Interior Minister Süleyman Soylu said Sunday. The minister also said that ....

  • Trump administration stops disclosing troop deployments in Iraq and Syria

    Date: 2017-04-02 14:53:46 GMT - USA - World - SN:75 - ID:6748983

    LOS ANGELES, April 2 (MENA) - Even as the U.S. military takes on a greater role in the warfare in Iraq and Syria, the Trump administration has stopped disclosing significant information about the size and nature of the U.S. commitment, including ....

  • Trump, reshaping Syria policy, sets aside demand for Assad’s ouster: paper

    Date: 2017-04-02 11:48:17 GMT - USA - World - SN:34 - ID:6748471

    WASHINGTON, April 2 (MENA) - Senior Trump administration officials, reshaping U.S. policy in the Middle East, have declared formally in recent days that Washington no longer is focused on the ouster of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad as a ....

  • UK's airports, nuclear power stations on terror alert as officials warn of cyber threat

    Date: 2017-04-02 10:42:25 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:26 - ID:6748453

    LONDON, April 2 (MENA) - Britain’s airports and nuclear power stations have been told to tighten their defenses against terrorist attacks in the face of increased threats to electronic security systems. Security services have issued a series of ....

  • Abu Hamza’s son stripped of British passport after waging  jihad in Syria

    Date: 2017-04-02 10:24:05 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:23 - ID:6748421

    LONDON, April 2 (MENA) - The son of Britain’s most notorious hate preacher has been stripped of his UK passport after travelling to Syria to fight with jihadists, The Telegraph reported. The Home Office took the highly unusual step of withdrawing ....

  • Iran to respond to US breach of its obligations: Speaker

    Date: 2017-04-01 22:07:08 GMT - Iran - World - SN:83 - ID:6748008

    TEHRAN, April 1 (MENA) - Iran has considered required measures to face all types of US breach of its commitments and if they continue this approach, we will make trouble for them, Majlis (Parliament) Speaker Ali Larijani was quoted by IRNA as saying ....

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