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  • US sanctions 30 individuals, entities for ties with Iran

    Date: 2017-03-24 16:25:40 GMT - USA - World - SN:51 - ID:6735274

    WASHINGTON, March 24 (MENA) - The US Department of State said that the United States sanctioned 30 individuals and entities in China and North Korea this week for supplying goods and services in support of Iran’s ballistic missile program and other ....

  • 11 dead, 4 missing as migrant boat sinks off Turkish coast

    Date: 2017-03-24 14:49:41 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:43 - ID:6735098

    ANKARA, March 24 (MENA) - A Turkish media outlet says 11 migrants have died and another four are missing after a boat sank off the Aegean coast, according to the Washington Post. Video footage on the DHA network shows half a dozen of the bodies ....

  • Belgium driver on terrorism charge over Antwerp 'attack'

    Date: 2017-03-24 12:28:02 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:35 - ID:6734889

    BRUSSELS, March 24 (MENA) - Belgian prosecutors have brought an attempted terrorism charge against a man who drove at a crowd in Antwerp on Thursday, BBC News reported. No-one was injured but shoppers in a pedestrian zone were forced to dive out ....

  • London attack puts Europe on alert over terror

    Date: 2017-03-24 10:59:40 GMT - USA - World - SN:28 - ID:6734728

    WASHINGTON, March 24 (MENA) - Countries across Europe tightened security Thursday as investigators in London identified a 52-year-old British-born Muslim man as the attacker who carried out Wednesday’s attack on Westminster Bridge and the grounds of ....

  • Russia bans over 23,000 websites promoting for Daesh

    Date: 2017-03-24 10:17:26 GMT - Russia - World - SN:25 - ID:6734670

    MOSCOW, March 24 (MENA) – Russia banned over 23,000 websites promoting for the terrorist organization of Daesh, according to Russian press sources. The sources said that Daesh actively promotes videos through the internet, adding that Russian ....

  • London attack: Police make two more significant arrests in terror investigation

    Date: 2017-03-24 10:16:31 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:24 - ID:6734698

    LONDON, March 24 (MENA) - British police say they have made two further significant arrests in the investigation into the attacks on Westminster Bridge and the Parliament in London, ABC News reported on Friday. Metropolitan Police ....

  • Mufti of Australia condemns London terrorist attack

    Date: 2017-03-24 09:38:37 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:14 - ID:6734609

    CAIRO, March 24 (MENA) - Mufti of Australia Ibrahim Abu Mohammed condemned the terrorist attack that took place in London two days ago, saying that it is a religious and moral crime that contradicts the principles of Islam and harms the Muslims ....

  • Six militants killed in attack on Russian national guard outpost in Chechnya

    Date: 2017-03-24 07:23:45 GMT - Chechnya - World - SN:10 - ID:6734444

    GROZNY, March 24 (MENA) - All six militants who attacked a Russian National Guard outpost early Friday in the Chechen Republic have been killed, Sputnik news agency quoted the National Anti-terrorism Committee as saying. The active phase of the ....

  • Canada lawmakers pass anti-Islamophobia motion

    Date: 2017-03-24 06:09:20 GMT - Canada - World - SN:3 - ID:6734404

    OTTAWA, March 24 (MENA) - Lawmakers in Canada’s House of Commons, with strong encouragement from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government, passed a motion Thursday paving the way for future measures to combat Islamophobia, The Inquirer ....

  • Germany bans mosque group after imam calls for killings

    Date: 2017-03-24 06:06:39 GMT - Germany - World - SN:2 - ID:6734403

    BERLIN, March 24 (MENA) - German officials said they've banned an Islamic cultural association that ran a mosque in the central German town of Kassel due to extremist comments, The Sun Herald reported. Hesse state Interior Minister Peter Beuth ....

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