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  • Pakistan summons Iranian Ambassador, condemns threatening remarks

    Date: 2017-05-09 16:07:56 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:63 - ID:6804225

    ISLAMABAD, May 9 (MENA) - The Iranian Ambassador to Pakistan was called to the Foreign Office here Tuesday for conveying Pakistan's concerns over the reported remarks of the Iranian Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces regarding cross-border ....

  • Russia denies one of its servicemen executed in Syria by Daesh

    Date: 2017-05-09 14:24:00 GMT - Russia - World - SN:58 - ID:6803934

    MOSCOW, May 9 (MENA) - Russia's defense ministry denied on Tuesday that a Russian serviceman had been captured and executed by Daesh terrorist group in Syria, the Daily Mail reported, citing Russian news agencies. The US-based SITE website ....

  • Washington outlines strategy to counter Hezbollah

    Date: 2017-05-09 13:49:13 GMT - USA - World - SN:53 - ID:6803895

    WASHINGTON, May 9 (MENA) - The US has outlined a strategy to counter the terrorism of the Lebanese Hezbollah group. The strategy entails international cooperation and coordination to exercise pressure on the Lebanese terrorist group, the ....

  • Paris police move 1,600 from refugee tent camps

    Date: 2017-05-09 12:05:11 GMT - France - World - SN:41 - ID:6803584

    PARIS, May 9 (MENA) - Paris police have evacuated several makeshift camps with 1,609 migrants living in squalid conditions in a northern neighborhood of the French capital, ABC News reported on Tuesday. Paris police said about 350 officers took ....

  • Six migrants injured after trying to scramble across border fence to Spain

    Date: 2017-05-09 11:47:16 GMT - Spain - World - SN:35 - ID:6803521

    MADRID, May 9 (MENA) - Spanish officials say that about 300 migrants have tried to scramble across the six-meter border fence separating the north African enclave city Melilla from Morocco with many throwing stones and other objects at police. ....

  • Germany arrests 2 suspected Daesh extremists from Syria

    Date: 2017-05-09 10:17:48 GMT - Germany - World - SN:26 - ID:6803405

    BERLIN, May 9 (MENA) - German authorities arrested two Syrians suspected of fighting for extremist groups in their homeland, including one who allegedly administered a strategically important dam in eastern Syria for the Daesh terrorist group, ABC ....

  • US Senate confirms Wilson as Air Force secretary

    Date: 2017-05-09 06:21:57 GMT - USA - World - SN:5 - ID:6803127

    WASHINGTON, May 9 (MENA) - The US Senate confirmed Monday Heather Wilson to be Air Force secretary, Sky News Arabia reported Tuesday. The vote was 76-22. Only Democrats opposed Wilson, a former Republican congresswoman from New Mexico. Wilson ....

  • UN Syria envoy to reconvene Geneva peace talks next week

    Date: 2017-05-08 22:57:49 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:80 - ID:6802993

    NEW YORK, May 8 (MENA) - The office of the UN's Syria envoy says he plans to reconvene political talks between government envoys and opposition leaders next week in Geneva, ABC News said. Staffan de Mistura's office said late Monday he will ....

  • Russia wants quick UN vote for Syria 'de-escalation zones'

    Date: 2017-05-08 22:31:51 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:77 - ID:6803015

    NEW YORK, May 8 (MENA) - The UN Security Council president says Russia wants a vote early this week on a resolution supporting a deal hammered out by Russia, Turkey and Iran to set up "de-escalation zones" in mostly opposition-held parts of Syria, ....

  • 1 million children refugees from South Sudan's civil war

    Date: 2017-05-08 19:59:50 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:68 - ID:6802921

    LONDON, May 8 (MENA) - Two UN agencies said Monday that more than 1 million children have fled South Sudan's civil war, contributing to the world's fastest growing refugee crisis. The UN's child and refugee agencies said in a statement Monday ....

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