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  • Trump signs new travel ban, exempts Iraq

    Date: 2017-03-06 20:44:27 GMT - USA - World - SN:74 - ID:6645001

    WASHINGTON, March 6 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump signed a new executive order Monday banning immigration from six Muslim-majority countries, notably dropping Iraq from January's previous order, CNN reported. The new travel ban comes six ....

  • Russian soldier killed near Palmyra

    Date: 2017-03-06 20:28:38 GMT - Russia - World - SN:73 - ID:6644993

    MOSCOW, March 6 (MENA) - Russia’s Defense Ministry has confirmed that a Russian soldier died near Palmyra, Syria. The soldier died when Daesh militants tried to break through to the area occupied by Syrian pro-government forces on Thursday, ....

  • 15 Taliban militants killed in Afghanistan blast

    Date: 2017-03-06 17:26:39 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:63 - ID:6644413

    KABUL, March 6 (MENA) - At least 15 Taliban militants were killed when a home-made explosive device attached to their vehicle went off in northern Kunduz province of Afghanistan, the local Khaama press agency reported Monday. The Afghan Interior ....

  • Kazakh FM: Syrian opposition irked by failure to put into force truce conditions

    Date: 2017-03-06 15:18:53 GMT - Kazakhstan - World - SN:52 - ID:6643153

    ASTANA, March 6 (MENA) - Kazakhstan’s Foreign Minister Kairat Abdrakhmanov has said the Syrian opposition expressed worries over failure to put the Syrian truce with the government into force so far. In press statements Monday, the official said ....

  • North Korea tests four more missiles-Washington Post

    Date: 2017-03-06 12:51:15 GMT - USA - World - SN:40 - ID:6642753

    WASHINGTON, March 6 (MENA) - North Korea launched four missiles that flew about 600 miles over land before splashing into the Sea of Japan, said The Washington Post. Three landed within Japan’s exclusive economic zone, dropping about 200 miles from ....

  • Tourism min. to inaugurate Egyptian pavilion in ITB

    Date: 2017-03-06 12:40:30 GMT - Germany - World - SN:38 - ID:6641489

    BERLIN, March 6 (MENA) - Egyptian Tourism Minister Yehia Rashed will inaugurate the Egyptian pavilion at the International Tourism Bourse (ITB) held here. The 2,400-square-meter pavilion groups 80 Egyptian exhibitors representing important firms ....

  • FBI director asks Justice Department to publicly rebut Trump's wiretap claim

    Date: 2017-03-06 07:52:53 GMT - USA - World - SN:13 - ID:6639589

    WASHINGTON, March 6 (MENA) - FBI director James Comey asked the U.S. Justice Department this weekend to publicly reject US President Donald Trump’s assertion that former President Barack Obama ordered the tapping of Trump’s phones, Hurra Channel ....

  • WHO: Air pollution linked to 600,000 child deaths

    Date: 2017-03-06 07:45:20 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:12 - ID:6639585

    GENEVA, March 6 (MENA) - The director general of the World Health Organization has said air pollution is "one of the most pernicious threats" facing global public health today and is on a much bigger scale than HIV or Ebola, the BBC reported. Dr ....

  • Palmyra liberated so swiftly: Russian Commander

    Date: 2017-03-05 22:49:55 GMT - Russia - World - SN:101 - ID:6638541

    MOSCOW, March 5 (MENA) - Syria’s Palmyra has been liberated from terrorists thanks to thorough preparation of the operation, involvement of the Russian task force and selfless effort of the Syrian army, Colonel General Andrei Kartapolov, the ....

  • Blair denies Trump Mideast job talks report

    Date: 2017-03-05 22:17:07 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:96 - ID:6638361

    LONDON, March 5 (MENA) - Former British prime minister Tony Blair has had no discussions about working for US President Donald Trump, his spokesman said Sunday after reports that the former Blair sought to become his Middle East ....

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